Project Management in Construction

Project Management in Construction Extension Certificate

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Project management in construction is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to construction project activities to meet the project requirements.

Manage construction projects with the expertise and skill set you gain in this certificate program tailored specifically for the needs of this demanding industry. Acquire a solid base of knowledge relating to the tools, techniques, approaches and best practices for managing projects in construction.

Gain specialized knowledge and skills in courses created especially for the industry. These skills are valuable in every aspect of construction through the application of proven project management processes. The program is designed for those with experience in construction management environments who want to acquire project management tools and techniques.

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

 

Project Management Certificate and the updated PMBOK Guide®

The PMI is updating A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition is scheduled for release in August 2021. Significant changes in the new edition require an update to Project Management Certificate courses.

Students currently enrolled in — or who wish to enroll in — our existing program have until December 2022 to complete all their courses. Our current courses are based on the PMBOK® Guide 6th edition and will be offered through the Fall 2022 Semester. For updates on our new Project Management program, visit our Seventh Edition page. Visit the FAQ page for learning options.

The PMI updates the PMBOK® Guide every three to four years. If you would like more information on these changes, please visit the PMI’s Standards & Publications page.

 

Benefits

  • Add formal project management skills to your construction management career
  • Prepare to manage construction projects effectively
  • Earn a credential

 

Program format

  • Format: Online classes
  • Duration: Complete the 6 required courses (Total: 90 hours). Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years.
  • You may also register in individual courses of interest.
  • All courses in this program are offered every semester.

 

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Interested in learning more about the project management programs or exam prep courses offered at Mount Royal University? Join us for one of the following free virtual information sessions: 

 

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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This program is eligible towards Gold Seal certification.

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