Project Management Certificate

Project Management Extension Certificate

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Special savings

Register for all courses at once and save 10%.
Call 403.440.3833 to register today.*

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Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to achieve project objectives and meet project requirements within specific restraints such as time and budget.

Delve into the project management process by engaging in practical activities using project management methodologies, reflecting A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition.

This certificate program provides essential training in the flourishing field of project management. It is designed to develop introductory management skills that can be applied to diverse sectors and industries, from IT to human resources, manufacturing to small business.

Taught by instructors who are working project managers, each of the required courses is based on concepts from the PMBOK® Guide, a widely recognized international standard in the industry.

*Special savings discount for registering in all courses in a program at once cannot be applied or adjusted after the start of the first course.


PMBOK Guide® update

The Project Management Institute (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 of their courses. The last final assessment paper course will be offered in January 2023. Our current courses are based on the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition and will be offered through the Fall 2022 Semester. For updates on our new Project Management program, visit our Seventh Edition page.

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.



  • Prepare for a career in the field of project management
  • Earn an internationally recognized credential
  • Prepare to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam
  • Update your job skills that require project management
  • Learn from instructors who are working project managers
  • Formalize your knowledge
  • Gain a set of highly desirable, transferable skills


Program format

  • Format: Live, online class; online; and Fast Track
  • Duration: Complete the 7 required courses plus the Final Assessment Paper (136 hours) within three years.
  • Textbook (required): Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition available at the Cougars Campus Store.


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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 Blue Seal Certification



Live, Online Classes

Live, Online Class Requirements: You will use Google Suite (Google Classroom, Google Meet) to participate in this live, online class. You will need to access the class using your Mt. Royal credentials, through a laptop or desktop computer that has a functional webcam and microphone. A stable, reliable Internet connection is required.