Project Management Professional Development Seminars
Project Management Professional Development Seminars align directly with PMI’s professional development Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program, enabling students to receive valuable PDU credits while receiving expert and relevant instruction from PMP certified instructors.
These seminars have been approved for Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs). Our flexible program delivery allows students to complete the courses that are relevant to them. Register for a specific course or take the entire certificate! MRU makes it easy to achieve your career goals.
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- MRU Graduates from Project Management Program and Project Management in Construction programs.
- Project Manager Professionasl (PMP) looking for PMI PDUs
- Project Managers 3-5 years of project management experience
- Prepares project management professionals with practical knowledge to enhance their skills and abilities in three key professional development areas: technical project management, leadership strategies and strategic and business management.
- Earn PMI PDUs in the three key professional development areas: technical project management, leadership strategies and strategic and business management.
- PM Seminars align directly with PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program making it easy to calculate required Professional Development Units and maintain your designation.
- Classroom format – Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) plus 1 optional seminar
- Can be completed within 1 year up to a maximum of 3 years
- Students can choose to complete MRU's Certificate of Completion or to enroll in courses based on their individual needs and interest to enhance their career in project management.
Project Management Basics
Be introduced to the field of project management. Learn the basic terminology, including the key processes from the project management process groups of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing.
Note: Course content is consistent with the PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition.
|Subject code: XPRM 30016||7.5 Hours. Fee: $249+GST|
|CRN 50487 ||1 class||May. 13||8:30 am-5 pm||Fri.|
Projects are the Vehicles of Change: Tools & Techniques to Increase Project Success
How can a project manager consider a project successful if the solution has not been adopted by the business? Why is it often so difficult to incorporate tried and true planning techniques to organizational change activities? Combining these two disciplines effectively dramatically increases the likelihood that a project will deliver lasting benefits to the business that commissioned it. This session will provide a new perspective on project success, and offer techniques on how to achieve it.
|Subject code: XPRM 30017||15 Hours: Fee: $589|
|CRN 50488||2 classes||Jun. 3-4||8:30am- 5pm||Fri., S|
Practical Project Controls Management
Gain an overview of the project controls process and how it is integrated into project phases and life cycle. Examine methods, processes, tools and techniques to develop a systematic and dynamic project plan to ensure that scope definition, cost management and schedule management are well captured in advance and managed throughout the life cycle of the project.
|Subject code: XPRM 30018||15 Hours. 15 PDUs||Next offered: Fall 2016*|
NEW Best Practices in Project Management
The Best Practices in Project Management is a required course in the new Project Management Professional Development Seminars Certificate of Completion. This course provides students with the tools and techniques to assist them with capturing best practices, implementing continuous improvement measures, and creating a road map for project management excellence. Students will also earn CCR Professional Development Units under the technical project management PD activity area from PMI.
|Subject code: XPRM 30019||15 Hours. Fee: $589||Next offered: Fall 2016*|
New Leadership, Decision Making for Project Managers
The Leadership, Decision Making for Project Managers is a required course in the new Project Management Professional Development Seminars Certificate of Completion. This course is designed to expand the experienced Project Manager’s aptitude in decision-making and problem solving. Students will also earn CCR Professional Development Units under the leadership strategies PD activity area from PMI.
|Subject code: XPRM 30020||15 Hours. Fee: $589|
New Strategic Planning for Project Managers
The Strategic Planning for Project Managers is a required course in the new Project Management Professional Development Seminars Certificate of Completion. This course will provide student with practical strategies, techniques and insights to facilitate strategic thinking and planning. Students will also earn CCR Professional Development Units under the strategic & business management PD activity area from PMI.
|Subject code: XPRM 30021||15 Hours. Fee: $589||Next offered: Fall 2016*|
Agile Project Management Seminars
Mount Royal University is the only institution in Alberta to offer training to help you become a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)℠. Earn PDUs while you learn.
Are there several people in your organization who would like Agile PM training? Contact MRU's Corporate Training department for options.
Agile Project Management Essentials
Need to hit the ground running on agile project management? This focused one-day course covers all the basics from scope, planning, estimating, executing and tracking agile projects. Quickly gain an overview of the best practices for agile teams, workspace design, stakeholder engagement, collaboration tools and more.
|Next offered: Fall 2016*|
Agile Project Leadership
Gain an overview of agile practices, including tools and skills for building effective agile teams. This practical two-day course provides no-nonsense agile leadership guidance from a practitioner with 20 years of agile methods experience. By combining case studies, instruction and exercises, the key tools for effective agile leadership are covered in this fast-paced, informal class.
Course materials: Provided in class.
|Subject code: XPRM 20030||Next offered: Spring 2016*|
*Winter 2016 registration opens Mon., Nov. 9, 2015
*Spring 2016 registration opens Mon., Mar. 14, 2016
For information about these seminars:
403.440.8630 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.