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Lead a winning project team as a project manager

Project Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate program

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

Program code PRJM
Duration 1 Year
Credential Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Program Delivery Full-time +
Program delivery method(s) GC Flex What does this mean?

Program information

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 different sections for this program. For the full-time program delivery, 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.

In addition to the part-time online program delivery, there is a part-time in-person delivery of this program starting in May 2024 at Port Elgin (near the Owen Sound Campus). For more information, visit our part-time program page.

Intake information

Start dateCampus
Fall 2024 Barrie, Barrie Downtown
Winter 2025 Barrie, Barrie Downtown
Summer 2025 Barrie, Barrie Downtown

Tuition and fees

What are the admission requirements for the Project Management program?

Project Management 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.

Additional information

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 for additional information regarding the prerequisites associated with these examinations and designations.

What career paths can I take as a project manager?

Your Project Management graduate certificate gives you many 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.

Flex MORE. Study Project Management part-time

Benefits of studying part-time:

  • Register on a course-by-course basis, paying as you go!
  • MORE choices. We are always adding more flexible delivery programs and courses.

What courses are included in the Project Management graduate certificate program?

Course overview

12 Program Courses

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Project Management program outline.

  • PRJM 1000 – Collaboration and Project Management
  • PRJM 1002 – Quality Management
  • PRJM 1003 – Leadership
  • PRJM 1004 – Strategic Project Portfolio Management
  • PRJM 1010 – Project Communications Management
  • PRJM 1011 – Business Acumen for Project Managers

Your course delivery method(s)

GC Flex

This program is delivered via GC Flex, giving you choice and flexibility. Using technology-enabled, purpose-designed learning spaces, professors deliver lectures and labs in the classroom and simultaneously online. You can participate on campus or online during class or review course materials online later.

Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.

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