PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PROLP-AC Project Leadership

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Overview


  • Advanced Certificate program
  • Students must have completed RRC's Project Management Certificate prior to registering
  • Leadership and Corporate Accountability must be the first course of study

Description:

Learn to manage projects as a leader, applying project management practices within strategic plans, while recognizing and upholding the ethical, legal and organizational responsibilities project managers have to the people in the workplace. 

This program will focus on techniques for working effectively as a project manager while recognizing how to balance human resources as a professional in the organization. You will learn to apply strategies to align projects to support and sustain organizational success, and to meet project requirements while adapting methodologies to changing project and organizational requirements.

Proficiency in basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software are essential in your success in this program. If you do not have these skills, it is strongly recommended that you complete Computers - Intro (prior to beginning the program).

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of a certificate, diploma or degree in Project Management (or equivalent) from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Contact Melissa Fontaine at mfontaine@rrc.ca if you have questions regarding approval into the program.

Who Should Enrol?

Project Managers seeking to assume a leadership role as a manager of Project Management portfolios, programs and projects in a variety of organizational structures and international settings.

Program Outline

You must successfully complete ten courses to earn the certificate. You must obtain a minimum grade of C (60%) in each course to complete the program

First Course of Study:
  • Leadership and Corporate Accountability - D
Core Courses:
  • Project Managing in the Workplace - D
  • PM Methodologies - D
  • Program and Portfolio Management - D
  • Organizational Change Management - C/D
  • Business  Analyst - Introduction - C/D
  • Business Requirements Gathering - C/D
Electives (Choose 1 from each category):

Elective Category 1:
    • Agile Project Management - D
    • PMP Exam Preparation - C
Elective Category 2:
    • Microsoft Project 2016 - D
    • Microsoft Outlook and OneNote - D
Last Course of Study
  • Capstone Project (120 hours)


Legend:
C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery
C - Classroom Delivery
D - Distance Delivery

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BUSA-1044Business Analyst - IntroRPL
More Information

Gain the skills needed to be a successful Business Analyst in today's workplace. Improve your abilities in oral and written communication, research techniques, business process improvement, problem-solving, supervision and team-building, and understanding of organizational structures.

BUSA-1050Business Requirements Gathering
More Information

Gain the skills to develop and document effective business requirements in the workplace. Enhance your ability to interview clients, improve business processes, problem-solve, work as part of a team, and lead effective meetings.

Prerequisites:
COMP-1191Outlook & OneNote 2016
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Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft OneNote as powerful tools to get and stay organized. Whether you are trying to manage your personal life, or setting up a professional office, this course will teach you what you need to know about these two essential Microsoft Products. The first part of this class will show you how to use Outlook to its full potential to organize E-mail, Calendars, Contacts, Tasks and more. The second part of the class will walk you through the fine details of Microsoft’s ingenious, multi-user, information gathering tool called One Note, and show you how it can help you to organize your information like a pro.

Students who are interested in challenging the Microsoft Office Outlook or OneNote Certification will find that this class prepares you to meet all of the skills measured.

COMP-1236Microsoft Project 2016
More Information

Take an in-depth look at Microsoft Project 2016 for entering, updating, and reporting on project activities, time and people. This course will provide you with a detailed look at tracking, baseline and variance, what-if scenarios, Gantt chart formatting, task linking and organizing, time-tracking, variance, customization, and tracking of project financials. You will explore new concepts such as peak units and task inactivation. 

 
A study of the ‘Scheduler’ is included.

PDEV-9000PMP® Exam Preparation
More Information

Prepare to write the Project Management Professional (PMP®) or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification examinations. This course will guide you through the knowledge areas, processes, practices, tools and techniques required to successfully pass the examination. You will take practice exams to learn the exam writing techniques. You will work in mentored study teams.


PMP® and CAPM® are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute.

PROJ-1005Organizational Change Management
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Study the theory behind, and practical application of, essential change management tools and techniques. Learn to employ strategies to assist you in recognizing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and sustaining organizational change.

Examine current change management issues facing organizations, executives, project teams and work groups, along with strategies to solve them.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1044Agile Project Management
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Learn how to utilize Agile knowledge, skills, tools and techniques as a Project Manager for software development projects. You will become familiar with the different Agile methodologies, tools and techniques, and create Agile release, iteration, and/or daily plans. You will learn how to manage customer expectations, collaborate, and consistently ensure products are providing business value. Learn how to monitor team performance, problem detection and resolution, conduct lessons learned, and perform continuous improvements for subsequent iterations.

PROJ-2008Program and Portfolio Management
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Develop a deeper theoretical understanding, working level competencies and knowledge in program and portfolio management. The course will balance theoretical and practical concepts practices through lectures, demonstrations, class discussions, exercises and assignments.

Prerequisites:
PROL-1001Leadership and Corporate Accountability
More Information

In this course, you will learn the corporate, financial, legal, social, professional, environmental, customer, operational and project responsibility and accountability of a project manager. Apply competencies and resources to build confidence, trust and loyalty in an organization and enhance a positive, ethical and professional corporate culture. As a leader, learn to align goals and objectives to support the success of the organization. You will learn strategies that create and maintain a positive and sustainable project climate.

Prerequisites:
PROL-2000Project Management Methodologies
More Information

You will be able to describe the generally recognized project management methodologies, such as Prince II and Lean (Agile). In this course, you will learn how to apply descriptive and prescriptive methodologies to meet project requirements. Strategies for adapting methodologies to a changing environment will be explored.

Prerequisites:
PROL-2001Project Managing in the Workplace
More Information

In the workplace, project managers and leaders have an ethical and legal responsibility to the people they manage. In this course, you will learn the skills necessary for working within a diverse workplace and providing leadership to create an environment of trust and confidence. You will learn strategies to work with human resource professionals within an organizational culture, values and practices.

Prerequisites:
PROL-2002Capstone ProjectRPL
More Information

Apply your skills as a manager of Project Management Portfolios, program and projects in the workplace. Use your leadership skills to apply PM practices within the framework of organizational skills and strategic plans to align projects that support and sustain organizational success while adapting methodologies to changing project and organizational requirements. Students are required to attend the college to present their final project.

Prerequisites:

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2020 Fall Term - Distance Education
PROJ-1044 Agile Project Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21S. Hinkson205790$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21S. Hinkson205791$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205790
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205791
Cost
$609
BUSA-1044 Business Analyst - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21K. McDow205798$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21K. McDow205799$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
K. McDow
Section
205798
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
K. McDow
Section
205799
Cost
$535
BUSA-1050 Business Requirements Gatheringmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21S. Foster205794$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21S. Foster205795$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Foster
Section
205794
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Foster
Section
205795
Cost
$535
PROL-1001 Leadership and Corporate Accountabilitymore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21H. Charles205921$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21H. Charles205922$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
H. Charles
Section
205921
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
H. Charles
Section
205922
Cost
$609
COMP-1236 Microsoft Project 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21C. Wilson205870$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21C. Wilson205871$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
C. Wilson
Section
205870
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
C. Wilson
Section
205871
Cost
$535
PROJ-1005 Organizational Change Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21S. Hinkson205886$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21S. Hinkson205887$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205886
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205887
Cost
$609
COMP-1191 Outlook & OneNote 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21J. Epps205891$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21J. Epps205892$535
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205891
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
J. Epps
Section
205892
Cost
$535
PROJ-2008 Program and Portfolio Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21S. Hinkson205901$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21S. Hinkson205902$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205901
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
205902
Cost
$609
PROL-2000 Project Management Methodologiesmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21K. Stewart205895$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21K. Stewart205896$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
K. Stewart
Section
205895
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
K. Stewart
Section
205896
Cost
$609
PROL-2001 Project Managing in the Workplacemore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21H. Charles205866$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21H. Charles205867$609
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
H. Charles
Section
205866
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
H. Charles
Section
205867
Cost
$609

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
PROJ-1044 Agile Project Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206447$609
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206448$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206449$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206447
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206448
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206449
Cost
$609
BUSA-1044 Business Analyst - Intromore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206453$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206454$535
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206455$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206453
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206454
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206455
Cost
$535
BUSA-1050 Business Requirements Gatheringmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206450$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206451$535
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206452$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206450
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206451
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206452
Cost
$535
PROL-1001 Leadership and Corporate Accountabilitymore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206548$609
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206549$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206550$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206548
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206549
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206550
Cost
$609
COMP-1236 Microsoft Project 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206554$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206555$535
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206556$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206554
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206555
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206556
Cost
$535
PROJ-1005 Organizational Change Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206565$609
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206566$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206567$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206565
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206566
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206567
Cost
$609
COMP-1191 Outlook & OneNote 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206568$535
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206569$535
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206570$535
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206568
Cost
$535
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206569
Cost
$535
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206570
Cost
$535
PROJ-2008 Program and Portfolio Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206574$609
Feb 02, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206575$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206576$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206574
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 02, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206575
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206576
Cost
$609
PROL-2000 Project Management Methodologiesmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206571$609
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206572$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206573$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206571
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206572
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206573
Cost
$609
PROL-2001 Project Managing in the Workplacemore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21TBA206600$609
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21TBA206601$609
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206602$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Apr 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206600
Cost
$609
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206601
Cost
$609
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206602
Cost
$609

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Certificate in Project Management program, you should be able to:
  • Assume leadership as a manager of Project Management portfolios, programs and projects, applying PM practices within the framework or organizational objectives, strategic plans, operations, portfolios, and programs while applying the generally recognized framework, knowledge areas, process, and good practices of project management. 
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and leadership skills to build an environment of trust, respect, confidence and results within an organization while at the same time building an environment of professional and ethical conduct. 
  • Value and uphold the ethical, legal and organizational responsibilities project managers have to the people in the workplace, working effectively with the human resource professional in the organization. 
  • Lead, plan, and manage operations, portfolios, programs and projects to align with and support organizational objectives. 
  • Apply strategies to align projects to support and sustain organizational success, applying generally accepted PM methodologies, descriptive and prescriptive, to meet project requirements and adapting methodologies to changing project and organizational requirements. 
  • Apply agile methodology for software development projects. 
  • Identify, analyze, plan and implement organizational and enterprise changes using a variety of strategies and processes. 
  • Apply generally recognized business analysis practices, including business process improvement and defining business and project requirements. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to life-long learning, attaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certifications and maintaining professional certification and standing through ongoing professional development. 
  • Use a variety of technology and software tools appropriate to the task including, but not limited to: MS Project Professional, MS Outlook, and MS OneNote.

Recent Changes

Effective January 2018
• PROJ-1005 – Enterprise Change Management has been renamed to Organizational Change Management.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Graduation Requirements

You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline. 

To graduate, you must successfully complete all courses and pass the capstone project. The capstone project is evaluated on a pass/fail basis.

A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate.

You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details and forms, see Application to Graduate

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Employment Potential

This program will prepare you for careers in mid- to large-sized business managing projects in government, construction and engineering, health and IT fields.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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