PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PROMP-CT Project Management

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Overview

  • Certificate program
  • All courses available by both classroom and distance delivery

Description
Develop the critical project management skills needed to effectively manage programs or projects in a variety of complex environments. You will learn how to deliver projects on time and on budget. You will study a range of relevant subjects including project planning, communication management and quality control.

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) is an international association of practitioners and professionals that subscribes to project management best practices. Information regarding PMI® and the requirements for a professional certification (PMP®) are covered through the program.

The certificate program is consistent with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide). The program also provides you with the knowledge to write PMI’s professional examination.

PMP®, PMBOK® and PMI® are registered markings of the Project Management Institute   

The College is a Sponsor of PMI Manitoba and the PMI Manitoba Professional Development Conference.


See Course Dates and Fees


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Admission Requirements

Proficiency in basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software is essential to your success in this program. If you do not have these skills, it is strongly recommended that you complete Computers - Intro (COMP-1081) prior to beginning the program.


Regular Admission Requirements
You must be a graduate of a certificate, diploma, or degree program.

Special Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the special admission requirements.

Program Outline

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

You must complete the first seven Project Management classes before enrolling in the Project Management Case Analysis Class.

First courses of study (in order):

  • Project Management Fundamentals - C/D
  • Project Management Plan and Estimate  - C/D

The following courses may be taken in any order:

  • Project Management Team - C/D
  • Project Management Communications - C/D
  • Project Management Quality and Control - C/D
  • Project Management Procurement - C/D
  • Project Management Risk - C/D

Final course of study:

  • Project Management Case Analysis - C/D


NOTE:
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) is strongly recommended to successfully complete the Project Management program.

           
Related Program and Courses:

  • Agile Project Management - D
  • Microsoft Project 2013 - C/D
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Preparation - C
  • Organizational Change Management - C/D

Advanced Certificate in Project Leadership 

For information on the PMP® exam, visit the PMI website

Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery 
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

PMP® and PMBOK® are registered markings of the Project Management Institute.

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.
COMM-1018Project Management CommunicationsRPL
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Hone your communication skills for use in the project management environment. Develop and expand your written and verbal skills, learn how to make an effective presentation, and how to take part in negotiations. Other topics include listening techniques, interviewing skills and the importance of recognizing cultural and gender differences.

Prerequisites:
COMP-1236Microsoft Project 2016
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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
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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-1002Project Management Plan and EstimateRPL
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You will develop a working competency in planning projects, scope management, resource management, cost and duration estimating, activity sequencing, and scheduling. Learn to apply the generally recognized tools and techniques in planning, estimating and scheduling projects and focus those projects on an organization's business.

Prerequisites:
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-1030Project Management FundamentalsRPL
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Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building.

PROJ-1032Project Management Case Analysis
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Analyze the strategic application of knowledge and best practices to projects in various organizational settings in the 'real world' of project management, including: planning, organizing, motivating, directing and controlling. Review and discuss cases that reflect broader issues in project management.

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-1192Project Management Procurement
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Learn about the many types of contracts: staff, non-disclosure agreements, non-competitive contracts, and non-solicitation of employees. Look at the different options and processes for procuring goods and services and examine the respective benefits of purchasing, leasing and renting. Other topics covered include intellectual property rights, solicitation, source selection, maintenance contracts, fixed price/cost plus, total cost analysis, and contract closure.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1194Project Management Quality & Control
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In this course, you will apply generally recognized practices of project quality management. You will learn to manage the processes to assure the project meets the needs for which it was undertaken. You will define quality concepts and terminology and describe the processes in quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control. You will describe quality goals including customer satisfaction and capable processes. You will examine project quality management from the perspective of the project manager, project sponsor, and project customer.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1196Project Management Risk
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In this course you will develop working level competencies to manage risks that may negatively or positively affect your project. Develop skills in identifying risks, qualifying and quantifying risks, risk response planning and risk response control. The course will examine both the psychological and mathematical elements of risk.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1198Project Management Team
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Learn how to manage a team for success. Look at the human factor of team building, cover labour relations, and learn to manage people. Discuss ways in which to motivate staff and resolve conflict issues. Examine the team in an organizational context and compare the concepts of power versus authority.

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
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20TBA205788$609
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20TBA205789$609
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21TBA205790$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21TBA205791$609
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205788
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$609
Dates
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205789
Cost
$609
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
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205790
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$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
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Instructor
TBA
Section
205791
Cost
$609
COMP-1236 Microsoft Project 2016more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20TBA205868$535
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20TBA205869$535
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21TBA205870$535
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21TBA205871$535
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205868
Cost
$535
Dates
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205869
Cost
$535
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
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205870
Cost
$535
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
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205871
Cost
$535
PROJ-1005 Organizational Change Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20TBA205884$609
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20TBA205885$609
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21TBA205886$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21TBA205887$609
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205884
Cost
$609
Dates
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205885
Cost
$609
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Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205886
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$609
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Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205887
Cost
$609
PROJ-1032 Project Management Case Analysismore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205924$609
Location: Online
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Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205924
Cost
$609
COMM-1018 Project Management Communicationsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205925$609
Location: Online
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Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205925
Cost
$609
PROJ-1030 Project Management Fundamentalsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20TBA205926$609
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20TBA205927$609
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21TBA205928$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21TBA205929$609
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205926
Cost
$609
Dates
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
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205927
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$609
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Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
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205928
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205929
Cost
$609
PROJ-1002 Project Management Plan and Estimatemore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205930$609
Location: Online
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Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205930
Cost
$609
PROJ-1192 Project Management Procurementmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205931$609
Location: Online
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Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205931
Cost
$609
PROJ-1194 Project Management Quality & Controlmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20TBA205932$609
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20TBA205933$609
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21TBA205934$609
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21TBA205935$609
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 20 - Nov 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205932
Cost
$609
Dates
Oct 01, 20 - Dec 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205933
Cost
$609
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Jan 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205934
Cost
$609
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205935
Cost
$609
PROJ-1196 Project Management Riskmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205923$609
Location: Online
Dates
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205923
Cost
$609
PROJ-1198 Project Management Teammore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21TBA205936$609
Location: Online
Dates
Oct 15, 20 - Jan 15, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
205936
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 Project Management Certificate program, the graduate...

  • Assumes responsibility as a professional practitioner of project management, applying PM principles and practices while maintaining high standards of practice, making ethical judgments and decisions in a respectful, and sustaining professional standing through a commitment to life-long learning
  • Demonstrates effective use of written, verbal , and non-verbal communication, uses industry terminology, writes a variety of Project Management documents and plans, applies processes required to manage the communications of a project (including appropriate and timely management of project information), and uses technology appropriate to the task
  • Practices interpersonal skills to manage the human resources of a project including organizing, managing and leading the project team, using effective strategies to influence others, manage conflict, and leads teams to successful project completion
  • Values and is committed to the roles and influence of the project manager, sponsor, and customer
  • Applies the generally recognized framework and good practices of project management within the frameworks of; the project management lexicon; organizational influences; operations; strategic planning; portfolios; programs; project life cycles; and project management cycles
  • Applies the PM processes to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close projects and to coordinate all the elements of the project
  • Manages projects effectively including the management of scope, time, costs, and quality, ensuring satisfying the needs for which the project was undertaken
  • Applies processes required to manage the procurement of a project, including acquiring goods and services from outside the organization
  • Manages project risk, including identifying, analyzing and responding to risk
  • Analyzes and manages stakeholder expectations and engagement to ensure a successful project outcome
  • Strategically applies project management practices in a variety of organizational and international settings


Recent Changes

Program 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.

Other Information

The College offers an extensive project management resource library for your use.

Note: Students registered in 1-week Summer courses; Final exams will be written the week following the end date;  Thursday 6 – 9 pm or Friday 9 – Noon

Also, if you wish to become a member of PMI® Global, as a student you are eligible for a student membership at a reduced rate. You must provide verification of your current enrollment in the program with your application. For more information, email customercare@pmi.org.

PMI® is a registered markings of the Project Management Institute.

Partnerships

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.

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 to graduate. 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

Graduates of the program may find employment in these and related roles in a variety of industries:

  • Project manager
  • IT project manager
  • Construction project supervisor

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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