Project Management
All industries need effective project managers. Learn the knowledge, processes, tools and techniques to become a successful project leader.

General information

Program code
PRJM
Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Delivery
Full-time + Part-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2020 Barrie
Winter 2021 Barrie, Barrie Downtown
Summer 2021 Barrie, Barrie Downtown

Program description

The complexity of industry’s labour and entrepreneurial needs requires managers who can work with in a variety of settings and in cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams. This program fills that need by providing project management training to candidates who require project management skills to ensure new ventures have potential for successful delivery. The program covers technical, leadership, business, and strategic management subjects with an emphasis on understanding and managing change as applied to project management.

Please note: There are two different sections for this program. One is delivered entirely at the main Barrie Campus and the other is delivered at the downtown Barrie location (5 Ross St.) with Student Services offered at the main campus. The Arch and Helen Brown Design and Digital Arts Centre is located just minutes away from the waterfront. You'll learn in our fully-equipped studios using industry standard tools, and you'll have the opportunity to network with leaders in your field and real-world clients.

View our informational program flyer.

Part-time delivery option

We also offer a part-time delivery format for this program:

  • Complete the program in two years
  • Schedule includes two courses per semester, available in the evening
  • Register on a course-by-course basis
  • Apply if you have previous postsecondary education— such as a degree or diploma — from an accredited university or college

Visit the Project Management part-time program page for details and contact information.

NOTE: Use the major PRJX when applying to the part-time program through ontariocolleges.ca.

Career opportunities

This program will be attractive to persons who occupy or aspire to fulfill Supervisor, Manager, Program/Project Manager, Team Lead, Scheduler, Estimator, other supervisory or middle management positions in a variety of disciplines including business, health sciences, service industries, and technical.

Admission information

Admission requirements

  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent.

Applicants who do not possess the above academic requirement may be considered upon submission of a resume and reference letters which demonstrate relevant work experience.

Admission details

Students may be required to purchase or to install computer hardware or software outside of standard program tuition/ancillary fees. These requirements will be provided as part of the course specific documentation upon enrollment.

Based on the program of study and semester organization, students who have successfully completed semester 1, may wish to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification Examination.

Based on the program of study and semester organization, students who have successfully completed semester 2, may wish to write the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Examination.

CAPM and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

See http://www.pmi.org/certifications for additional information regarding the prerequisites associated with these examinations and designations.

Courses

Program-specific Courses

  • PRJM 1000 - Collaboration and Project Management
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1002 - Quality Management
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1003 - Leadership
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1004 - Strategic Project Portfolio Management
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1010 - Project Communications Management
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1011 - Business Management for Project Managers
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1001 - Agile Project Management
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1005 - Advanced Project Planning and Risk Management
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1006 - Decision Support for Project Managers
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1007 - Advanced Project Controls
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1008 - Change Management
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRJM 1009 - Project Management Capstone Project
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)