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.
- An Experienced and Engaged Faculty
- Exploring current trends in Project Management
- Each student receives a 1-year membership to PMI
In this course, students learn the foundational principles for project management. Students learn contemporary methodologies for managing projects based on project management industry standards. Students cover a foundation of all project management knowledge areas and learn foundational strategies, tools, and techniques that are used for managing projects successfully.
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.
Applicants to the prograrm 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 Cornwall campus has a brand new library, new health simulation labs, renovated student common areas and more to make your transition to college life an easy one.
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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