6 required courses (100 hours), plus one optional course (15 hours)
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Complete in 4 months, or up to 3 years
Courses start at $699
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to achieve project objectives and meet project requirements within specific constraints 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) Seventh 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.
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) - Seventh Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2021, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession.
Highlights and benefits
Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects
Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals
Become exam-ready | Prepare to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam
Become career-ready | Prepare for a career in project management or enhance your current role
Blue Seal eligible | Apply for the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Certificate, which helps Alberta tradespeople demonstrate their business aptitude.
Ready to write the (PMP)® or (CAPM)® exam?
Write your Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® . certification exam? Our industry-leading guaranteed pass-coaching support means you learn faster, excel on the exam and become a better project manager.View course
Professional Development Seminars
Are you a Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® and interested in earning Professional Development Unit (PDU) credits? Consider our Professional Development Seminars.View seminars
Interested in business analysis?
Qualified business analysts are in demand. Consider our Business Analysis Extension Certificate to gain the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to manage complex projects.View Program
Course schedule by semester
(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
|Introduction to Project Management||•||•||•|
|Project Stakeholder & Team||•||•||•|
|Project Approach, Life Cycle & Planning||•||•||•|
|Project Work & Delivery||•||•||•|
|Project Measurement & Uncertainty||•||•||•|
|Project Management Capstone||•||•||•|
This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.
Program materials and information
- This program requires A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Seventh Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2021, available at the Cougars Campus Store. Search by Term and Department (XPRM).
- All of the course hours qualify as credit for the required number of hours of project management training for both the CAPM ® and PMP ® credentials.
- We strongly recommend completion of the Introduction to Project Management course before registering in the other 5 courses.
- We strongly recommend you complete all 6 courses before registering in the Project Management Capstone course.
- You may complete classes interchangeably in either live, online class or online formats.