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Project Management

Project Management

Knowledgeable and skilled project managers are critical to the success of any organization. Develop your skills in one of today's most in-demand careers with this seven-course fast track program designed to get you the education you need in a timeframe that works for you.  

Each of the seven courses is based on concepts from the most widely recognized international standard in the project management profession. Throughout this program, learners can apply their learning to real-life situations through discussion, assignments, and case studies.  

Take each course as an independent learning opportunity or register for the fast track and be prepared to complete the full Certificate in Project Management in partnership with Mount Royal University.  

Upon completing the fast-track program, learners are only required to complete the Final Assessment Paper through independent self-study at MRU to earn the Project Management Extension Certificate. Learn more online at  For more information about earning your PMP Designation click here.

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Project Managers are employed in a various industries.  They can work for a company, be self-employed, or on a contact basis.  

For more information about employability check out Alberta Alis



Delivery Method:

On Campus


$4,410 + GST

Funding Options:

Canada Alberta Job Grant



Admission Requirements:

No prerequisites are required. 

There is no prior learning or equivalencies accepted for this program.   

Program Details:

Overview & Integration (21 hours)

Overview & Integration is an introductory course to project management. It examines all the fundamental project management processes and knowledge areas as documented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Sixth Edition. Discover basic terminology of project management, and define and understand the fundamental framework of the PMBOK guide by discussing the key processes groups and knowledge areas. Explore Integration Management processes such as the development of the Project Charter, Project Management Plan, and what it means to Direct and Manage Project Work, Monitor and Control Project Work, Perform Integrated Change Control, and Close Project or Phase. Analyze the profession of the project manager and how it's impacted by Project Management Institute (PMI).

Scope and Quality (15 hours)

Scope & Quality uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Integration and Quality processes described in the PMBOK Guide - Sixth Edition. The Scope Management processes covered include Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Validate Scope, and Control Scope. The Project Quality Management processes covered include Plan Quality Management, Control Quality, and Manage Quality.

Schedule and Cost Management (15 hours)

Schedule and Cost Management uses an assigned case study to illustrate application of the key Time and Cost processes described in the PMBOK Guide - Sixth Edition. The Time Management processes covered include Plan Schedule Management, Define Activities, Sequence Activities, Estimate Activity Resources, Estimate Activity Durations, and Develop Schedule and Control Schedule. The Cost Management processes covered include Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, and Determine Budget and Control Costs.

Leadership and Resource Management (15 hours)

Leadership & Project Resource Management uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Project Management processes described in the PMBOK Guide - Sixth Edition. This course will also examine the core competencies of an effective leader; it will also allow you to discover your leadership style and how to effectively apply it in project management. The Project Resource Management processes covered include Plan Resource Management, Acquire Project Team, Develop Project Team, Manage Project Team and Control Resources.

Stakeholder & Communication Management (15 hours)

Stakeholder & Communication Management course group uses a case study to illustrate the application of the key Stakeholder and Communication Management processes described in the PMBOK Guide - Sixth Edition. The Stakeholder Management processes covered include Identify Stakeholders, Plan Stakeholder Engagement, Manage Stakeholder Engagement, and Monitor Stakeholder Engagement. The Project Communications processes covered include Plan Communications Management, Manage Communications, and Monitor Communications.

Risk and Procurement (15 hours)

Risk and Procurement uses an assigned case study to illustrate application of the key Risk and Procurement processes described in the PMBOK Guide - Sixth Edition. The Risk Management processes covered include Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis, Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses, and Monitor Risks. The Procurement Management processes covered include Plan Procurement Management, Conduct Procurements, Control Procurements, and Close Procurements.

The Business of PM (7 hours)

The Business of Project Management course focuses on the strategic and business knowledge aspects of project management. Examine the role of the project manager in relation to the PMI Talent Triangle. Understand the relationship between Projects, Programs, and Portfolios in the context of Project Management. Recognize the concept of transformational change within an organization and where project management plays a part. This course also identifies the benefits of a Project Management Office (PMO).

Program Materials: 

Textbook provided by RDP:  

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 6th edition 

How to Register:

Registration is available online 24/7. Both Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted. If you are a business or organization looking to register one or more employees, contact us for information on setting up a Company Profile.

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