All courses in this program are offered every semester.
Knowledgeable and skilled project managers are critical to the success of any organization. Mount Royal University is a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
The Project Management Extension Certificate 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 the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2008, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession.
These programs (both classroom and online) are ideal if you are preparing to write the PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam and those in the early stages of preparing for the PMI® 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 since Mount Royal University is a PMI® Global Registered Educational Provider.
Earn Credit Toward a Degree/Diploma
Certain Extension Certificates have been developed in cooperation with Mount Royal University credit faculties. These certificates have components which are transferable into various diplomas, applied degrees and degrees, provided applicants achieve the minimum required grade in the course(s) and meet the entrance requirements for the degree. Please see credit program websites for diploma, applied degree or degree entrance requirements. For more information on transfer credit please contact Business Education and Training at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.440.8937.
2012, 2010, 2009 and 2007 Winner of the PMI®-SAC Professional Development Provider in Project Management, an award which acknowledges exceptional skills in the delivery and implementation of a professional development program in project management.
Requirements: We strongly recommend completion of Project Management: An Overview before registering in the other five classroom courses.
Note: Registration in all six classroom courses or three online modules is recommended before registering in the Final Assessment Paper.
Textbook: PMBOK® Guide - Fourth Edition, approx. $70+GST (recommended for certificate students). Course materials: approx. $25+GST per course at the BookStore.
Earning Your Extension Certificate
Note: Effective September 1, 2010 the following courses are interchangeable:
- Project Management: An Overview (classroom)
- Project Management Online, Module 1: Overview and Initiating Processes
- Construction Project Management: An Overview
The other courses in all three programs (Project Management Extension Certificate, Project Management Online Extension Certificate and Project Management in Construction Extension Certificate) are not interchangeable.
Successful completion of the Project Management Extension Certificate or Project Management Online Extension Certificate develops introductory-level project management skills for those who want to pursue a formal role of project management in the workplace or for those on project teams. It also provides the foundation to prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® and Project Management Professional (PMP)® credentials.
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! In the Fast Track format, you need just three weeks of part-time classroom study to complete the six required courses (see below for courses and descriptions), followed by the Final Assessment Paper (independent study).
Note: Course materials cost extra. You are registering in seven separate courses. Web registration is not available for Block Code Registration. Call the Continuing Education Registrar's Office at: 403.440.3833.
Please see Withdrawal Policy FAQ.
|Block Code Registration||This course will be offered in Fall 2013.|
Project Management: An Overview
Ensure the success of your next project with this comprehensive course, designed to familiarize you with the overall project management process. Discover how to implement sophisticated project management concepts, techniques and tools.
|Subject code: XPRM 10001||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 50043||2 classes||May 3-4||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat|
|CRN 50044||2 classes||May 3-4||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat|
|CRN 50077||4 classes||May 6-15||6:15-10 p.m.||Mon., Wed.|
|CRN 50545||4 classes||Jun. 4-13||6:15-10 p.m.||Tue., Thu.|
|CRN 50451||2 classes||Jun. 7-8||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat|
|CRN 50467||2 classes||Jun. 7-8||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
Project Management: Integration and Scope
Acquire skills and strategies to coordinate project elements effectively and ensure that your project includes only critical stages and resources. Explore project plan development and execution, initiation, as well as scope planning, verification and change control.
|Subject code: XPRM 10006||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 50045||2 classes||May 10-11||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat|
|CRN 50054||4 classes||May 14-23||6:15-10 p.m.||Tue., Thu.|
Project Management: Quality
Quality management ensures that the necessary processes are in place to meet project goals. Explore how to integrate quality planning, assurance and control techniques into your projects to ensure their success.
|Subject code: XPRM 10002||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 50052||2 classes||May 24-25||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 50078||4 classes||May 27-Jun. 5||6:15-10 p.m.||Mon., Wed.|
Project Management: Human Resource and Communications
Manage, motivate, organize people and communicate effectively with your team. Acquire proven strategies to maximize staff resources through organizational planning, staff acquisition and team development.
|Subject code: XPRM 10003||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 50046||2 classes||May 31-Jun. 1||8:30a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 50073||4 classes||Jun. 4-13||6:15-10 p.m.||Tue., Thu.|
Project Management: Time and Cost
Ensure the timely completion of your next project while managing project costs. Discuss the defining, sequencing and duration estimating of activities, the developing and control of schedules and resource planning, as well as estimating, budgeting and controlling costs.
|Subject code: XPRM 10004||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 50051||2 classes||Jun. 7-8||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat|
|CRN 50079||4 classes||Jun. 10-19||6:15-10 p.m.||Mon., Wed.|
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 qualification and quantification analysis, risk response planning and risk monitoring and controlling.
|Subject code: XPRM 10005||15 Hours. Fee: $489|
|CRN 30374||2 classes||Apr. 19-20||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 30863||2 classes||Apr. 26-27||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 50053||2 classes||Jun. 14-15||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
|CRN 50080||4 classes||Jun. 18-27||6:15-10 p.m.||Tue., Thu.|
Project Management - Final Assessment Paper
“This program has proven to be an invaluable tool in all aspects of project management in both the workplace and everyday life.”
“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.”