Project Management

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Program Code: 2528

School: School of Business

Credential: Graduate Certificate

Program Type: Graduate Certificate program

Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters

Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer

Location: Progress Campus

Email: business@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2280

Centennial College's Project Management program provides you with solid fundamental knowledge to manage projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

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

The Project Management courses follow A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, 2013 Project Management Institute, Inc. The use of this guide is 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 allows you to gain valuable project management experience. During this time, you are 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 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 often develop new and innovative opportunities through projects that are delivered on time and on budget. Project managers 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.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
BUSN-702 Employment and Career Preparedness Progress Campus
BUSN-732 Business Communications 1 Progress Campus
PMGT-701 Fundamentals of Project Management Progress Campus
PMGT-702 Project Leadership Progress Campus
PMGT-706 Business Principles and Requirements Progress Campus
PMGT-721 Project Planning and Scheduling Progress Campus
PMGT-725 Project Management Tools and Applications Progress Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
BUSN-733 Business Culture and Craft Progress Campus
PMGT-723 Project Risk and Quality Management Progress Campus
PMGT-724 Procurement and Contract Management Progress Campus
PMGT-727 Project Estimation and Cost Management Progress Campus
PMGT-728 International Project Management and Professional Responsibilities Progress Campus
PMGT-729 Project Management Office Progress Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
BUSN-750 Business - Experiential Learning* Progress Campus

Semester Note

* Successful completion of 80% of courses in 1st and 2nd semesters with a minimum GPA of 2.5

* Optional (For student opting to graduate without Internship please transfer to 2598 program)

Minimum Program GPA of 2.0 (C Grade average) required to graduate.

Program Highlights

  • You 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 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 Project Management program, provided you meet eligibility criteria, you will be able to confidently write the PMP® certification exam.
  • The program allows 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 coordinator
  • Project leader
  • Process development analyst
  • Global project assistant manager

Academic Requirements

  • Three-year college diploma or university degree in any discipline, from a recognized institution
  • We will consider applicants who have a two-year college diploma or a partial university degree (75% complete), and who have a minimum of two years work experience relevant to the program
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • An assessment of numeracy skills may be requested

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $4,712.50 $950.00 $5,662.50
International $12,400.00 $2,145.00 $14,545.00