Project Management in Construction

Project Management in Construction Extension Certificate

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Manage construction projects effectively with project management skills and knowledge tailored specifically for the construction industry. Apply proven project management processes to every aspect of construction.

Courses are based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, with content tailored to the needs of the construction industry.

Mount Royal University is a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.CE Logo - Contract Management - Gold Seal

This program is eligible towards Gold Seal Certification.

Read our latest blog post about Marko Cillic and his experience with the Project Management in Construction program.


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Interested in learning more about Newly revised Project Management Programs. Attend this free information session!

MRU Information Night 
DATE: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

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Presenters will be available, including our instructors and program team, to answer your questions in person.

Important Notice

The Project Management Extension Certificate is being revised for January 02, 2018due to the release of the new Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition Students must complete all courses in the extension certificate for the (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition by the end of December 18, 2017.  The Project Management Final Assessment Paper can be completed by December 13, 2018.

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  • Add formal project management skills to your construction management career
  • Prepare to manage construction projects effectively
  • Earn a credential
  • Complete the 6 required courses. Total: 90 hours.
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years.
  • Available in the classroom or online. Courses are interchangeable.
  • You may also register in individual courses of interest.
  • All courses in this program are offered every semester.

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Construction Project Management: An Overview
Managing construction projects requires unique industry experience and skill sets. Performance levels expected of project managers in construction can be quite different from other industries. Understand basic industry concepts and requirements. Acquire tools and techniques unique to the construction field and have the opportunity to apply them to sample projects.
Subject code: XPRM 20024 15 Hours. Fee: $535 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90387
Online Sept 20-Oct 18    
CRN 90192
2 classes Sept 29-30  8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.  Fri., Sat.

Construction Project Scheduling
Learn how to develop the effective project schedules that are critical to the success of a construction project. Gain scheduling development, assessment and time management skills. Be able to efficiently and effectively schedule construction projects with confidence and rigour. Understand Critical Path Methodology project scheduling.
Subject code: XPRM 20025 15 Hours. Fee: $535 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90355
Online Oct 3-31    
CRN 90210 2 classes Oct 13-14 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.

Construction Project Administration and Control Systems
Project managers have the ultimate responsibility for the successful delivery of projects in construction. Explore the skills and techniques required of the project manager to navigate through all phases of the construction project, from inception through completion, and be able to apply appropriate control systems to troubled projects.
Subject code: XPRM 20026 15 Hours. Fee: $535 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90254
2 classes Oct 27-28 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.
CRN 90354 Online Nov 24-Dec 15    

Construction Project Management: Time, Cost and Scope
Managing the constraints of time, cost and scope is critical to construction project success. Acquire new techniques for managing projects within these constraints. Learn to set up project metrics, provide accurate forecasts and prioritize project scope for construction projects.
Subject code: XPRM 20028 15 Hours. Fee: $535 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90455
Online Oct 19-Nov 16    
CRN 90289 2 classes Nov 17-18 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.

Construction Project Safety and Environmental Management
With increasingly complex designs, techniques and materials, today’s construction projects have significant safety and environmental implications. Learn to be both safety and environmentally conscious throughout all phases of the construction process, extending throughout the lifetime of the building. Understand and learn to apply current safety and environmental regulations.
Subject code: XPRM 20027 15 Hours. Fee: $535

Choose 1 of the CRNs below

CRN 90786OnlineNov 7-Dec 5  
CRN 902882 classesNov 24-258:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Fri., Sat.

Construction Project Management: Leadership and Management Skills
Become both the manager and the leader your team needs you to be. Examine current leadership theory and distinguish between leadership and management. Learn about leadership attributes and how to apply them into day-to-day management. Discover how to create a shared vision, foster team collaboration and promote shared leadership.
Subject code: XPRM 20029 15 Hour. Fee: $535 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 90456 OnlineNov 1-29     
CRN 90290 2 classesDec 1-28:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.  
Our Project Management instructors are among the best in Canada – or anywhere. They are experts in all aspects of project management. They are also eager to share their knowledge of and passion for all things project management with their students. Meet:
Required: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013, available at the MRU BookStore.

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Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.6013 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training department.

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