Project Management Certificate

NEWLY Revised - Project Management Extension Certificate

Classroom, Online and Fast Track

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Mount Royal University is a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.  

This program provides essential training in the flourishing field of project management and is designed to develop introductory project management skills. This certificate program provides essential training in this growing field and is designed to develop introductory Project Management Skills. Each of the required courses is based on concepts from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession.

 

 

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Each of the required courses is based on concepts from the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession.

 

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Free! Information Night at MRU

Interested in learning more about Project Management at Mount Royal University? Join us for a free information session:

 

Tuesday January 9, 2018

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mount Royal Campus - more details to follow

 

Space is limited, please register for the event here

Important Notice

The Project Management Extension Certificate is being revised for January 02, 2018, due 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, 2018If you have questions or concerns please contact cebusiness@mtroyal.ca

 

Current Fall 2017 Courses:  

 

Project Management: Risk and Procurement
Explore the planning of purchases, acquisitions and contracting, requesting seller responses, selecting sellers, contract administration and contract closure. In addition, gain insight into risk identification, performing risk qualificative and quantificative analysis, risk response planning and risk monitoring and controlling.

Subject code: XPRM 10005 15 Hours. Fee: $535  
CRN 90251 2 classes Dec. 8-9 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.

 

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  • Prepare for a career in the field of project managementCE Logo - Blue Seal
  • Earn an internationally recognized credential
  • Prepare to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exams
  • Update your job skills that require project management
  • Classroom and online format – Complete the 7 required courses (136 hours) plus Final Assessment Paper 
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years
  • Fast Track version (classroom) – Complete your course work in just 4 weeks, plus Final Assessment Paper

Earn credit towards a degree/diploma
This program is eligible for transfer credit. For more information, contact Business and Professional Education at cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6861.

 Program Notes

  • These programs (both classroom and online) are ideal if you are preparing to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam and those in the early stages of preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam.
  • All of the course hours qualify as credit for the required number of hours of project management training for both the CAPM® and PMP® credentials.
  • We strongly recommend completion of Project Management: Overview & Integration course before registering in the other 6 classroom courses. 
  • Completion of all 7 classroom courses is required before registering in the Final Assessment Paper.
  • Student can complete classes interchangably in either classroom or online formats.
Textbook (required): Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition available at the BookStore.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Fast Track Schedule

Earn your Project Management Extension Certificate more quickly! You need just 4 weeks of part-time classroom study to complete the 6 required courses, followed by the Final Assessment Paper (independent study).

Note: Online registration is not available for Block Code Registration. Call the Continuing Education Registration Office at: 403.440.3833.

Please see Withdrawal Policy.
  

WINTER SEMESTER - Block Code Registration - CRN PRM
Fee: $4,142
Project Management: Overview & Integration Jan. 11,12, 13 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu., Fri., Sat.
Project Management: Schedule & Cost Management Jan. 17-18 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Thu.
Project Management: Scope & Quality Management Jan. 19-20 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.
Project Management: Leader & Project Resource Management Jan. 24-25 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Thu.
Project Management: Stakeholder & Communication Management Jan. 26-27 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.
Project Management: Risk & Procurement Jan. 31-Feb.1 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Thu.
Project Management:The Business of Project Management  Feb 2  8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.  Fri.
Final Assessment Paper Jan. 4-Apr.12 Independent Study  

 

Regular Classroom Schedule

Project Management: Overview & Integration
This course is an introductory course to project management. It examines all the fundamental project management processes and knowledge areas as documented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition.  Discover basic terminology of project management, define and understand the fundamental framework of the PMBOK guide by discussing the key processes groups and knowledge areas. Explore Integration Management processes such the development of the Project Charter, Project Management Plan, and what it means to Direct and Manage Project Work, Monitor and Control Project Work, Perform Integrated Change Control, and Close Project or Phase.  Analyze the profession of the project manager, and how it’s impacted by Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Subject code: XPRM 10007 21 Hours. Fee: $699 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN30848
 Online Jan. 23-Feb. 27      
CRN 30847
2 classes Feb.1, 2, 3 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu., Fri., Sat.  

Project Management: Schedule & Cost Management
This course illustrates the application of the key Schedule and Cost processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Schedule Management processes covered include Plan Schedule Management, Sequence Activities, Define Scope, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule and Control Schedule. The Project Cost Management processes covered include Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Develop Schedule, and Control Costs.

Subject code: XPRM 10004 15 Hours. Fee: $549 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30356
Online Feb. 14-Mar. 14    
CRN 30842
2 classes Feb. 9-10 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.

Project Management: Scope & Quality Management
This course uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Integration and Quality processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Scope Management processes covered include Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Validate Scope, and Control Scope. The Project Quality Management processes covered include Plan Quality Management, Control Quality, and Manage Quality.

Subject code: XPRM 10010 15 Hours. Fee: $549 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30862
Online Feb. 21-Mar. 21    
CRN 30859
2 classes Mar. 2-3 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m Fri., Sat.

Project Management: Leadership & Project Resource Management
This course uses a group-defined case study to introduce various tools that illustrate application of the key Project Resource Management processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.  This course will also examine skills required for team leadership, including the core competencies of an effective leader. The course will allow you to discover your leadership style using Emotional Intelligence self-assessment and theoretical concepts, and how to effectively apply it in project management.  The Project Resource Management processes covered include Plan Resource Management, Estimate Activity Resources, Acquire Project Team, Develop Project Team, Manage Project Team, and Control Resources.

Subject code: XPRM 10008 15 Hours. Fee: $549 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30854
Online Mar. 1-29      
CRN 30851
2 classes Mar. 16-17  8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.  

Project Management: Stakeholder & Communication Management
This course uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Stakeholder and Communication Management processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.  The Stakeholder Management processes covered include Identify Stakeholders, Plan Stakeholder Engagement, Manage Stakeholder Engagement, and Monitor Stakeholder Engagement. The Project Communications processes covered include Plan Communications Management, Manage Communications, and Monitor Communications. The course emphasises the importance of good communications to support successful stakeholder engagement.

Subject code: XPRM 10011 15 Hours. Fee: $549 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30866
Online Mar. 12-Apr. 9    
CRN 30864
2 classes Mar. 23-24  8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.

Project Management: Risk and Procurement
This course uses an assigned case study to illustrate application of the key Risk and Procurement processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition.  The Risk Management processes covered include Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis, Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses, and Monitor Risks.  The Procurement Management processes covered include Plan Procurement Management, Conduct Procurements, Control Procurements, and Close Procurements.

Subject code: XPRM 10005 15 Hours. Fee: $549 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30358
2 Classes Apr. 6-7 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat.
CRN 30843
Online Mar. 24- Apr. 21    

Project Management: The Business of Project Management
This course focuses on the Strategic and Business Knowledge aspects of project management in accordance with PMI® ’s Talent Triangle, which will also be examined. Analyze the choices a business will make prior to initiating a project to ensure it supports the strategic business outcomes. Define the relationship between projects, programs portfolios and understand the structure and benefits of a Project Management Office (PMO). Examine the role of the project manager as a leader of organizational change.
 

Subject code: XPRM 10009 7 Hours. Fee: $289 Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30856
1 Classes Apr. 14 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.
CRN 30857 
Online Apr. 16-30    

Project Management - Final Assessment Paper
Course details

Required: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017, available at the MRU BookStore.
"I’m very glad that ---- after thoroughly researching the available possibilities --- I enrolled in this straightforward and logically constructed project management program, consisting of three main modules and a final assessment paper available three different times throughout the year. I found the instructors exceedingly helpful and the tuition very reasonable. Another plus is that it is offered through the Internet, so one can pursue it while residing anywhere in the World. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in project management." - Gabor Pataki, International Student from UK

"Thanks to Mount Royal for making this course available online which enabled me to take this course while on project assignment - virtually anywhere I am." - John Coloso, Turnover Coordinator, Froth Treatment - Horizon Project, Canadian Natural Resources, Inc.

"The online PM certificate program allowed me the flexibility needed to take on further study while working in remote locations. The course material has become a valuable working guide for all of my future projects, and has improved my level of quality in project work." - Brian Baker, Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd., Project Management Online Graduate

"Online option has been excellent given that I have moved from Calgary to Vancouver and was still able to complete my courses through Mount Royal." - Karen Quine, Project Management Online Graduate

"This program has proven to be an invaluable tool in all aspects of project management in both the workplace and everyday life.” - Brian Hans, Project Management Student

“Fantastic courses! The group work and project variety allowed for lots of interaction and showed how the various concepts work regardless of project type and size.” - Julie Ulseth, Production Certification Coordinator, Haworth
 


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For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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