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Series : Project Management Certificate

Tuition $3,733.00    Materials Cost $0.00

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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


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.

No prerequisites required.
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:

This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to,
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.


Call 403-320-3288

Class Name (Course #/Class ID) Location Start Date Class Schedule
PM: Overview & Integration - Fall 2020 (PDEV-401 /4150) Instructional Building (IB) 09/28/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 3 sessions starting 9/28/2020, ending 9/30/2020
PM: Scope and Quality Management (PDEV-403 /4151) Instructional Building (IB) 10/07/2020 Weekly - Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 10/7/2020, ending 10/8/2020
PM: Schedule and Cost Management - Fall 2020 (PDEV-402 /4152) Instructional Building (IB) 10/28/2020 Weekly - Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 10/28/2020, ending 10/29/2020
PM: Risk and Procurement (PDEV-406 /4153) Instructional Building (IB) 11/09/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 11/9/2020, ending 11/10/2020
PM: Stakeholder and Communication Management - Fall 2020 (PDEV-405 /4154) Instructional Building (IB) 11/25/2020 Weekly - Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 11/25/2020, ending 11/26/2020
PM: Leadership and Project Resource Management - Fall 2020 (PDEV-404 /4155) Instructional Building (IB) 12/08/2020 Weekly - Tue, Wed 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions starting 12/8/2020, ending 12/9/2020
PM: The Business of Project Management - Fall 2020 (PDEV-407 /4156) Instructional Building (IB) 12/10/2020 Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 12/10/2020, ending 12/10/2020