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Offered in partnership with the Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University, The Masters Certificate in Project Management is one of the most popular project management programs in Canada, now graduating over 1,000 participants per year. Master the nine key areas of Project Management that are tested in the PMP® certification exam.

Founded upon the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK® Guide), this program gives you the knowledge and tools to consistently deliver projects on time, budget and within scope.

Delivered by expert instructors with extensive real world experience, this is an outstanding program for any professional who is pursuing a career in the fast-paced field of project management. See the Brochure for details.

PREREQUISITE: Participants must have one year of Project Management experience or have completed an introductory Project Management course.

PRE-CERTIFICATE PREPARATION: You will receive some reading material that we ask you read in preparation for the first day of your certificate.

18 Day Certificate

Spread Over 6 Months

Program Dates
January 29 - June 12, 2019



Fee: $7,965 (no HST)
Location: Saint Mary’s University Downtown Halifax - 8th Floor, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Online Information Session 15th of each month or next business day
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Program Content

MODULE 1:  1 DAY       
Program Introduction
Review course deliverables, expert instructors and teaching modules*

MODULE 2:  3 DAYS      
Project Planning and Control
- A complete foundation in successful planning and implementation

MODULE 3:  2 DAYS     
Project Quality Management
- Learn how to build quality measures into every project

MODULE 4:  2 DAYS      
Procurement and Contracting Management Successfully manage key vendors and partners

Assessing and Managing Project Risk Approaches to evaluating project uncertainties and risks

Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management Improving your project effectiveness in HR, Communications and Stakeholder Management    

MODULE 7:  2 DAYS      
Effective Project Cost Management - Manage your projects through the lens of cost minimization

Filling in the Gaps & Final Exam
Review of key concepts and testing areas for the final exam and write the final exam

MODULE 9:  2 DAYS      
Project Simulation
All participants will apply their learning to propose, plan, execute and deliver a full-scale realistic project in teams


This program is delivered in partnership with Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University.