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Course Description Knowledgeable and skilled project managers are critical to the success of any organization. Mount Royal University is a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute. This certificate program provides essential training in this growing field and is designed to develop introductory Project Management Skills. Each of the required courses is based on concepts from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession. The Project Management Series is a seven course series consisting of: Overview and Integration Scope and Quality Management Leadership and Resource Management Schedule and Cost Management Risk and Procurement Management Stakeholder and Communication Management The Business of Project Management Preparation and Final Paper Outcomes Upon successful completion of the Project Management Series, you will be able to: identify and apply the Project Management Knowledge Areas of Integration, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Resource, Communications, Quality, Risk and Procurement and recognize that each contains a number of associated processes. Integrate what is meant by each of the five project management process groups of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling and Closing. examine the purpose of each of the following and create a sample of each for a simple project: Project Charter, Project Objectives, Force Field Analysis, Work Breakdown Structure, Network Diagram, Change Control Form, Plan for developing a Project Team, Plan for distributing project information and Project Close-out Report. define, briefly describe and apply in a sample project: the four Project Resource Management processes, the four Project Communications Management processes, the three Project Quality Management processes, the six Project Schedule Management processes, the three Cost Management processes for a sample project, create a Project Charter, a Preliminary Scope Statement, a Work Breakdown Structure, a high level Project Management Plan, an Integrated Change Control System and a Close-out Report. demonstrate their ability to apply concepts, knowledge and skills acquired throughout the seven core courses in a written final paper. Prerequisites No prerequisites required.   Notes This series is eligible for the Canada – Alberta Job Grant (CAJG), which will reimburse up to 2/3 of the costs of training for organizations that qualify. Please ensure you submit your application at least 30 days before the training course start date and include each course in the series. Only training courses that are approved before they start will be funded by the CAJG. For full details on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and application forms, please visit: http://www.albertacanada.com/opportunity/employers/jobgrant.aspx This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/   This program is ideal if you are preparing to write the PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam and those in the early stages of preparing for the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. 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. Completion of all 7 classroom courses is recommended before registering in the Final Assessment Paper that is administered directly through Mount Royal University. Candidates taking all seven core modules are strongly encouraged to purchase A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition. Course materials are included.  

Start date: 09/18/2018

Tuition: $3,733.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Course Description Viable organizations need to be ready for emergencies because they are a fact of doing business. The worst plan is not to have any kind of plan at all, and the best plans are tested and adjusted so that they work over time. Fortunately, you do not need separate plans for fire, weather disasters, and all the different kinds of crises that can occur. One solid plan will help you to prevent, respond, and recover from a variety of crises. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Crisis Management Fundamentals, you will: Assign people to an appropriate crisis team role Conduct a crisis audit Establish the means for business continuity Determine how to manage incidents Help your team recover from a crisis How to apply the process Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes Course materials are included.  

PDEV-754

C01

Start date: 06/07/18

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Tuition $295.00

Location : Instructional Building (IB) Location : 
  Instructional Building (IB).

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 

Call 403-320-3288 to register


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Course Description PM: 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, define and understand the fundamental framework of the PMBOK guide by discussing the key processes groups and knowledge areas. Explore Integration Management processes such 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). Outcomes Upon successful completion of Project Management: An Overview and Integration, you will be able to: Identify the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas of Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Human Resource, Communications, Stakeholder Management, Quality, Risk and Procurement and recognize that each contains a number of associated processes. Examine and apply the six Project Integration Management processes. Analyze at an introductory level what is meant by each of the five project management process groups of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling and Closing. Create a key sample output for certain processes within each of the five Process Groups for a simple project. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-401

C01

Start date: 09/18/18

3 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition $699.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description PM: Schedule & Cost Management illustrates the application of the key Schedule and Cost processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Schedule Management processes covered include Plan Schedule Management, Sequence Activities, Define Scope, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule and Control Schedule. The Project Cost Management processes covered include Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Develop Schedule, and Control Costs. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Schedule and Cost Management, you will be able to: identify, describe and apply the six Project Schedule Management processes. examine and apply the four Project Cost Management processes. diagnose the relationship between the project schedule and the project budget. apply and create the tools and techniques, and create the output documents for the key Schedule and Cost processes in a sample project. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-402

C01

Start date: 10/10/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed, Thu .

Tuition $549.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description PM: Scope & Quality Management 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. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Scope and Quality Management, you will be able to: identify and apply the six Project Scope Management processes. explain and apply the three Project Quality Management processes. apply the tools and techniques, and create the output documents for the key Quality processes in a sample project. analyze and create the main output documents for the key Scope and Quality processes for a sample project. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-403

C01

Start date: 10/24/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed, Thu .

Tuition $549.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description The PM: Leadership & Project Resource Management course group uses a group-defined case study to introduce various tools that illustrate application of the key Project Resource Management processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. This course will also examine skills required for team leadership, including the core competencies of an effective leader. The course will allow you to discover your leadership style using Emotional Intelligence self-assessment and theoretical concepts, and how to effectively apply it in project management. The Project Resource Management processes covered include Plan Resource Management, Estimate Activity Resources, Acquire Project Team, Develop Project Team, Manage Project Team, and Control Resources. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Leadership and Project Resource Management, you will be able to: identify and apply the six Project Resource Management processes. discover the core competencies of effective leaders and how they apply in a project management role. diagnose key project team building concepts and interpersonal skills required to effectively manage a project team. recognize and examine your Emotional Intelligence and apply it to developing your personal leadership style. create the main output documents for the key Project Resource concepts. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-404

C01

Start date: 11/07/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed, Thu .

Tuition $549.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description The PM: Stakeholder & Communication Management course group uses a case study to illustrate 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. The course emphasises the importance of good communications to support successful stakeholder engagement. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Stakeholder & Communication Management, you will be able to: identify and apply the four Project Stakeholder Management processes. examine and apply the three Project Communications Management processes. diagnose importance of good communications to support successful stakeholder engagement. analyze and create the main output documents for the key Stakeholder and Communication Management processes for a sample case-study project. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-405

C01

Start date: 11/21/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed, Thu .

Tuition $549.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description Project Management: Risk & Procurement Management 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. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Risk and Procurement, you will be able to: identify and apply the seven Project Management processes. examine and apply the four Project Procurement Management processes. diagnose how the applicability of the eleven courses covered in this class enhances project management activities. apply and create the main output documents for the key Risk and Procurement processes for a sample project. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-406

C01

Start date: 12/11/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed .

Tuition $549.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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Course Description The Business of Project Management course focuses on the Strategic and Business Knowledge aspects of project management in accordance with PMI® ’s Talent Triangle, which will also be examined. Analyse the choices a business will make prior to initiating a project to ensure it supports the strategic business outcomes. Define the relationship between projects, programs portfolios and understand the structure and benefits of a Project Management Office (PMO). Examine the role of the project manager as a leader of organizational change. Outcomes Upon successful completion of The Business of Project Management, you will be able to: Identify and evaluate the term Project Management Office (PMO). define and examine the strategic and business knowledge aspect of project management as a proven business strategy. diagnose PMI® 's Talent Triangle and how it applies to ongoing professional development for project managers. Recognize and examine Project, Program, and Portfolio Management in practice. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes You may take this course independently or choose to take the series in its entirety. Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-407

C01

Start date: 12/13/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Tuition $289.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Randy Anderson 



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