Organizations of all sizes depend upon the successful completion of projects to survive and remain competitive. Successful Project Management controls every aspect of the project from initial concept through design, actual task completion and implementation. Resource allocation, time, and cost control are essential elements to be managed to prevent overruns.
This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate Program prepares graduates for this rewarding managerial career in the field of Project Management. Project Management is a highly sought discipline that involves the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently. Project managers are in high demand across all industries.
Students will develop a critical understanding of the ten knowledge areas according to "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide). Students will acquire the creative, practical, and advanced expertise that contributes to the effective management of the critical elements required to ensure overall project success. This course is interactive and takes a hands-on approach to learning.
- Experienced and engaged Faculty
- Exploring current trends in Project Management
- Each student receives a 1-year membership to PMI
This course introduces students to business intelligence tools and emerging technologies. The course focuses on problem based, real world applications. Learners solve novel challenges for businesses or non-for-profit organizations using current industry problem-solving frameworks within interdisciplinary teams.
This course provides an overview of the principles, concepts, and practices of project management and is compliant with the Project Management Body of Knowledge. It is designed for future project managers who want to develop foundational knowledge and skills in managing projects successfully. The course introduces various project management methodologies, artifacts, tools, and terminology. The course focuses on developing practical skills that can be applied immediately to increase the level of success on projects. Students will also explore the key competencies required for effective project management. The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and individual assignments. Students will have the opportunity to apply their learning to real-world scenarios and develop practical skills that they can apply in their future roles as project managers. Upon completion of the course, students will have gained an understanding of project management fundamentals and best practices.
Applicants to the program must have a Ontario College Diploma, an Ontario College Advanced Diploma or a degree from a recognized college or university.
Applicants must submit transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognized institutions. All documentation must be submitted in English.
Applicants must be fluent enough in English to understand the instructors and technical language used during each course. An acceptable score on an English proficiency test is required to be considered for admission:
- TOEFL - A minimum score of 83- internet-based test (IBT).
- IELTS - Required score of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each section
- CAEL - Overall score of 60 is required for admission
When computers are required during class hours, students will be working in computer labs. In order to attend virtual or alternate delivery classes, work in teams in virtual workspaces, or complete homework outside of campus and computer lab hours, students will be required to have the following technical equipment at home:
- Windows Personal Computer (laptop or PC) (Mac computers are not compatible with all software applications)
- MS Office (included with St. Lawrence College fees)
- Webcam and microphone High-speed internet connection
Furthermore, the following technical requirements are required for the Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies course:
- Ram: 8 GB
- Processor: Intel Core i5 or i7 or better
- Hard drive: 500 GB
- Windows version: 10 or later
Our Kingston campus has seen significant renovation over the past few years, including a brand new Student Life and Innovation Centre that houses a new gymnasium, fitness centre, pub, and more.
Career opportunities in Project Management are endless. Various career paths such as computer and information systems, construction and design, real estate, finance and auditing, community development, not for profit and health, and research, among others, offer graduates a wide range of opportunities in project management roles.
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