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Graduate Certificate in Project Management (Pickering Learning Site)

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Centennial College’s Pickering Learning Site Project Management program will allow you to gain the fundamental knowledge to successfully manage projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. This advanced diploma business program is offered in a compressed, three-day/week schedule to maximize efficiency.

Fully licensed by the Project Management Institute as a Registered Education Provider, this Business School program is intended for applicants who previously completed a post-secondary education in any discipline.

The Project Management program follows A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, 2013 Project Management Institute, Inc. The use of this guide will be enhanced by a curriculum that includes hands-on integration of technology tools such as Microsoft Project and leading-edge industry case studies with a focus on organizational leadership.

A full-time, 14-week experiential learning opportunity (internship) with a participating organization will allow you to gain valuable project management experience while still enrolled in this college business program. You will also be required to participate in an online course and prepare assignments related to the experiential learning opportunity. The experience can be used towards work requirements for the PMI® designation.

This project management program is suited for college and university graduates from any discipline who wish to increase their employability by working towards a globally recognized certification in project management. It is also ideal for experienced project managers seeking to bring a new dimension of leadership to their work environment and for leaders who want to manage innovation in a structured manner.

Industries develop new and innovative opportunities through projects that are delivered on time and on budget. As a project manager, you will oversee a company’s projects from start to finish, ensuring each facet is executed with skill and efficiency.

PMP® is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

Please note: Program 2525 is offered at the Pickering Learning Site. If you wish to take this program at Progress Campus, please see program 2528.

Program Highlights

  • You will build your portfolio and become equipped with industry-standard skills and strategic business techniques to manage projects in your discipline.
  • In the Project Management program, the opportunity will exist to network with industry professionals from all disciplines.
  • You will thrive in small classes that use leading-edge project management tools, technologies and hands-on practices.
  • The offering is tailored to individuals with excellent communication skills, the ability to analyze and prioritize, good listening skills, a positive outlook with the ability to motivate other team members, exceptional organizational skills, the know-how to thrive under pressure and the ability to work well with other team members while acting as problem solvers and decision makers.

Professional Associations

  • Upon completion of this School of Business program, provided you meet eligibility criteria, you will be able to confidently write the PMP® certification exam.
  • The program will allow you to work towards the PMI®’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) designation, a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners.

CAPM® is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc

Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.

Career Outlook

  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Leaders
  • Process Development Analysts
  • Global Project Assistant Managers

Areas of Employment

  • Health
  • Engineering
  • Computer
  • New media
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Financial
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Construction

Visit the Graduate Certificate in Project Management (Pickering Learning Site) page on the Centennial College website for more details!





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