U of R Project Management Certificate

Overview

Plan and execute projects on time and on budget.

Project management provides organizations with the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to plan and execute projects on time and on budget. By applying sound project management principles, many organizations across a broad range of industries and professions base their success on the timely and efficient completion of projects.

The University of Regina Project Management Certificate is designed to meet the professional development needs of experienced project managers facing new challenges and novice managers who are new to project management.

Did You Know?

  • Each individual seminar is worth 14 PDUs with PMI Saskatchewan and meets the criteria for individuals wishing to challenge the PMP exam. For information on pursuing the PMP designation visit www.pmisouthsask.org.
  • Each of the 7 seminars is also worth 1.3 CEU’s as part of the Water Security Agency Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program. For more information please visit www.saskh2o.ca.

Seminar Information

Dates: April 6 & 7, 2020
Topic: Fundamentals of Project Management

Dates: May 13 & 14, 2020
Topic: Project Planning and Scheduling

Length: 2 days per seminar
Location: Yorkton
Cost: $725.00 per seminar

Courses

Courses

Fundamentals of Project Management (prerequisite)

1.3 CEU
This seminar is the prerequisite to all other seminars in the Project Management Certificate program and will provide an overview of the fundamental tools and skills that support effective project management.  Topics include project initiation, planning, controlling, implementing and closing.  You will examine the role of project manager with respect to team, client and stakeholder communications: common project management terminology; and how to apply project planning and control techniques in the workplace.

Project Planning and Scheduling (prerequisite)

1.3 CEU
This seminar is the second prerequisite to all other seminars in the Project Management Certificate program and deals with the fundamentals of project planning and scheduling.  This seminar provides participants with practices and techniques to coordinate project elements effectively and ensure that your project includes all critical stages and resources.  You will cover project plan development and execution, initiation, as well as scope planning, verification and change control.

Project Risk Management

1.3 CEU
The failure of project managers to assess project risks has been a major cause of project failures.  In this seminar, participants learn to identify, analyze and mitigate project risks, as well as implement and communicate a risk management plan to clients and management.  Participants will explore best practices in innovative risk reduction from various industries.

Cost and Procurement Management

1.3 CEU
This seminar deals with the fundamentals of resource planning – the defining, sequencing and duration estimation of activities; cost estimation, cost management and control; and provides participants with effective tools to ensure the project is completed on time and withing budget.  The seminar will use case studies, hands-on exercises and problem analysis to simulate the preparation of the project plan.

Human Resource & Communication Management

1.3 CEU
This seminar is designed to teach you how to develop an effective and cohesive project team through improved leadership, team building and communication skills in an environment that fosters team cooperation.  Participants learn and practice proven team building, motivational and conflict resolution techniques to help them realize the most from their human resources.

Project Management Practicum

1.3 CEU
This seminar takes participants through the entire life cycle of a project using initiating, planning, implementing, controlling and closeout phases of project management.  Students will be given a case study, which requires them to employ the knowledge gained from previous seminars.  Participants will go through the exercise of meeting deliverables with tight deadlines, dealing with group development issues, managing conflict and meeting customer expectations.

Project Quality Management

1.3 CEU
This seminar will cover the process required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which the project was undertaken.  In this seminar participants will learn quality planning, quality assurance and quality control.

Important Notes:

  • Each individual seminar is worth 14 PDUs with PMI Saskatchewan and meets the criteria for individuals wishing to challenge the PMP exam. For information on pursuing the PMP designation visit www.pmisouthsask.org.
  • Each of the 7 seminars is also worth 1.3 CEU’s as part of the Water Security Agency Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program. For more information please visit www.saskh2o.ca.

Schedule

Schedule

Parkland College will offer the following Project Management courses in 2020:

Course Date Offered Tuition
Fundamentals of Project Management April 6 & 7, 2020 $725 (includes lunch)
Project Planning & Scheduling May 13 & 14, 2020 $725 (includes lunch)

For more information please contact:

Jenny Evanik
Clerical Support, Trades & Technology Centre
Direct: 1.306.786.2760
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766
E-Mail: j.evanik@parklandcollege.sk.ca