Driving change one project at a time.
Project management is the roadmap for reaching goals, and project managers are the drivers. Through their strategic management skills, they help improve the success of planned initiatives by establishing objectives and goals, clear roles and responsibilities, timelines, and monitoring and reporting, among other critical project requirements.
Today’s project-oriented economy requires highly trained managers to plan for change and innovation across every industry. Analysis shows that the demand for project managers is growing faster than that for workers in other occupations, putting them at the forefront of immense opportunities.
Through this two-semester Post Diploma in Project Management you will develop robust skills and competencies to successfully implement projects that align with organizational strategic plans. You will acquire the techniques and tools to communicate effectively with colleagues, promote teamwork and successfully plan and implement projects that lead to successful business developments. Whether you're a manager, project manager or member of a team, these skills will help you to stay on track and motivate others.
With this training you can advance your first credential or work experience to transform your career journey. Set a course today!
Did You Know?
- This program aligns with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and heavily utilizes the foundational standards and practice frameworks prescribed by the PMI®.
- Learn to implement the PMI project management knowledge, processes, lifecycle phases, and the embodied concepts, tools, and techniques to achieve project success relative to stakeholder needs
- Gain knowledge to apply appropriate legal and ethical standards to your projects.
- Become proficient with technology tools for communication, collaboration, information management, and decision support.
- Align a project to an organization’s strategic plans and business justification throughout the project management lifecycle.
- According to the report published by RBC RBC-Future-Skills-Report-FINAL-Singles.pdf, Canada is undergoing a demographic transformation requiring modern new-age leadership and project management styles.
- The Project Management Institute (PMI) has stated that by 2027, employers will need 87.7 million people working in project management roles across 11 countries. In Canada alone, nearly 90,000 new project managers will be hired.
- Project managers contribute to a nation’s productivity, which supports GDP that in turn contributes to the standard of living.
- The average salary for a Project Management Manager is CA$89,755.
Upon successful completion of this program graduates will be able to:
- Apply appropriate legal and ethical standards
- Utilize technology tools for communication, collaboration, information management, and decision support
- Align a project to the organization’s strategic plans and business justification throughout the project management lifecycle
- Apply project management practices to the launch of new programs, initiatives, products, services, and events relative to the stakeholder needs
- Implement the PMI® project management knowledge, processes, lifecycle phases, and the embodied concepts, tools, and techniques to achieve project success
Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help guide you through the college experience. They are trained to advise you on college-related issues or to make mutually agreed upon referrals for you to other college professionals.
Students intending to complete the program on a part-time basis (less than four courses per semester) will be contacted by their advisor to create an academic plan that will enable them to complete the program. A part-time student must complete the program within five years from the date of program enrolment.
Graduates of the Project Management program can expect to find employment in a variety of industries, including construction, engineering, information technology, healthcare, finance, marketing, and many others. Any industry that involves managing projects or teams can benefit from the expertise of a project manager. Project managers can work in both the private and public sectors, in companies of various sizes, and in a range of job titles, such as project coordinator, project manager, program manager, or project director. They may also work as consultants or contractors, offering their services to multiple clients.
Graduation from a recognized two- or three-year post-secondary diploma or degree, or a combination of other postsecondary work and industry experience acceptable to the College.