Project Management is applicable to many fields, and is currently a growth sector around the world.
The certificates in this specialization offer leadership training with a mix of business analysis, change management, and technological competencies that enable students to effectively implement new processes and manage projects.
With this specialization, gain these competencies and be familiar with a broad range of tools, techniques and methodologies to contribute and manage all aspects of a project from start to finish.
What you will learn
Review of enterprise-wide functions and processes.
Frameworks and tools, to plan and manage the change process.
Technique and tactics to enable change through engaged processes.
Project life cycle
Phases of conceptualization, initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing.
Methodologies to problem-solve organizational challenges.
Deepen your own practice, while developing and fostering a multi-dimensional view of leaders and leadership.
Upon successful completion of this specialization, you will receive the following certificates.
Project Management Foundations Certificate
Acquire the fundamental competencies, knowledge, and tools to move into a project management role.
Advanced Project Management Diploma
Learn the competencies, knowledge, and tools to advance projects that impact business growth.
Certificate in Change Management
Learn how to support people through change while working towards delivering results.
Business Analysis Certificate
Learn to identify business needs and implement solutions.
Certificate for Front Line Leaders
Learn the knowledge, skills and tools needed to be an effective leader.
Some courses provide credit towards more than one certificate, allowing you to complete the program in less time.
Course Hours: 120 hours
Certificate Hours: 120 hours
PMF 110 Introduction to Process-based Approach to Projects | 40 hours
Examine the key areas of project management and learn the process-based approach to projects.
PMF 120 Project Performance Domains | 20 hours
Investigate the eight performance domains and how they impact value.
PMF 130 Project Management Tailoring for Different Organizations | 20 hours
Good project managers must be adaptable. The tailoring process is an essential tool of project management for success.
PMF 140 Models, Methods & Artifacts in Project Management | 20 hours
Successful projects rely on specific methods, models, and artifacts. Expand your skillset as an innovative project manager.
PMF 150 Project Management Team Leadership Skills | 20 hours
Acquire the essential leadership skills needed to manage projects successfully.
No courses in Term 3.
Course Hours: 130 hours
Certificate Hours: 250 hours
No courses in Term 1.
PMF 210 Project Management Performance Domains: Delivery and Measurement | 40 hours
Explore the measurement of performance domains and learn how they are related to assessing and maintaining project performance over the product lifecycle.
PMF 220 Risk Management in Projects | 15 hours
Learn techniques that help identify project risks, and how to assess the impact of a specific risk to a project.
PMF 230 Agile Project Management Foundations: Methodology, Application and Practices | 20 hours
Create strong collaborative teams using an Agile project management methodology.
PMF 240 Models, Methods and Artifacts: Level 2 | 20 hours
Learn commonly used models, methods, and artifacts that support project management.
PMF 250 Project Management: Applied Learning Project | 35 hours
Apply your learning in this project course, and prepare to take on the role of a project manager.
Course Hours: 160 hours
Certificate Hours: 200 hours
BMC 358 Change Management Theory and Application | 20 hours
Learn organizational change strategies through different lenses and frameworks, and examine interventions and tools to plan and manage the change process.
BMC 172 Human Behaviour in Organizations | 40 hours
Improve understanding of human behaviour in organizations to enhance effectiveness and influence the development and operation of your workplace.
BMC 359 Change Strategy and Planning | 20 hours
Examine readiness for change at both the organizational and stakeholders' levels, and discuss a framework for planning change with accountability measures.
BMC 360 Managing Change Implementation | 20 hours
Learn the necessary elements required to lead the implementation of a change plan from initiation to execution.
WRI 150 Writing in the Workplace | 40 hours
Develop your writing skills through working on correspondence, such as letters, memos, and emails; as well as summaries, reports or proposals.
BMC 361 Evaluating and Sustaining Change | 20 hours
Learn how to apply current models of reporting to stakeholders and discuss how to communicate plans for sustaining change.
Course Hours: 120 hours
Certificate Hours: 120 hours
BAF 110 Defining Business Needs | 20 hours
Examine the basic flow of business analysis, starting with a business need, apply common analytical frameworks and techniques to analyze the overall need.
BAF 120 Working with Business Stakeholders | 20 hours
Learn well-practiced, commonly used, and successful techniques to analyze stakeholders.
BAF 130 Business Requirements | 20 hours
Learn to implement various analytical frameworks, explore diverse elicitation techniques, such as process modelling, interviews, and interface analysis.
BAF 140 Designing Sustainable Business Solutions | 20 hours
Explore creative thinking and analytical approaches needed to design solutions that meet business needs.
BAF 150 Evaluating Solutions and Measuring Business Value | 20 hours
Explore common analytical techniques to assess organizational performance.
BAF 160 The Role of an Integrated Business Analyst | 20 hours
Build your knowledge in planning for different business analysis scenarios.
Course Hours: 125 hours
Certificate Hours: 120 hours
BUS 649 Powerful Professionals: Consulting Skills for Leaders within Organizations | 14 hours
Discover how to utilize a five-step process designed to enhance effectiveness in applying not only technical skills but also critical interpersonal skills within organizations.
BUS 635 Effective Decision Making in a Complex Environment | 7 hours
Learn to assess and confront problems to make timely decisions by applying techniques, achieving the best results for your business.
BUS 127 Emotional Intelligence | 7 hours
Integrate intellectual and emotional intelligence to obtain positive results in personal and professional interactions.
BUS 646 Productivity Skills and Tools for Managers | 7 hours
Explore how to think strategically about prioritizing tasks, managing your time, and practise self-care to enhance personal productivity.
BUS 648 Negotiation Skills for Working Professionals | 7 hours
Examine and practise negotiation techniques through hands-on activities to gain confidence in applying them outside the classroom.
BUS 640 Business Case Development: Frameworks and Templates | 14 hours
Learn the criteria to develop a compelling business case for a targeted audience, achieve approval and secure buy-in.
BUS 650 Cultivating a Strong Leadership Presence | 7 hours
Cultivate your leadership presence by identifying key behaviours and habits of strong leaders.
BUS 128 Dealing with the Difficult Conversation | 7 hours
Learn an assertive, yet respectful method for discussing concerns with others to be successful in difficult conversations.
BUS 267 Leading Yourself and Others Through Change | 14 hours
Find the best road to successful outcomes while minimizing the negative effects of change.
BUS 652 Taking Initiative for Career Growth | 7 hours
Examine how and when you should demonstrate initiative at work to achieve results and further your career. Taking initiative in the right ways makes you look good at work, helps build professional confidence, and capitalize on opportunities for advancement.
BUS 700 Final Assessment for Certificate for Front Line Leaders | 20 hours
Reflection paper at the end of the Front Line Leaders program.
This co-op or practicum will be a valuable opportunity for you to gain real-world experience in a professional role. This unique learning environment will provide real-world insight into Canadian workplace culture and the opportunity to network and build rapport with employers and others in your industry. Upon graduation from your program, you will have work experience with a Canadian employer that you can highlight on your resume.
Why choose this program track?
This program focuses on giving you the tools to successfully contribute and manage all aspects of a project from start to finish.
Work in Canada
Students who meet the requirements for full-time status may be eligible for a post-graduate work permit that will allow them to work in our beautiful city, or elsewhere in Canada.
Earn a global business credential to put on your resume.
Gain a new perspective
Study and make friends with people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Winter 2024 Start Date
January 5, 2024
Fall 2024 Start Date
September 3, 2024
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