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Course Description

Learn how to deliver mission-critical work on time and within budget. Explore project life cycle models and how budget, scope and time pressures can be addressed through the various models. By gaining a solid understanding of project management techniques and processes, you will have the confidence to apply them appropriately to ensure project success.

While more broadly applicable, the course focuses on a public sector context and utilizes examples from school board and municipal environments. You are invited to apply your knowledge and experience while engaging in the learning.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the components of project management methodology
  • Utilize a variety of project management tools and templates
  • Identify and describe engagement and communication strategies to be used in stakeholder management
  • Create strategies to identify and mitigate known and unexpected risks
  • Design and control the basic components of a project
  • Understand the various project life cycle models to support project delivery within the school board context

Course Topics

  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Managing the Process
  • Risk Management
  • Project Review
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Project Close


Assessment Item Weight
Pre-Work 10%
Group Projects (2) 50%
Final Exam 40%
Total 100%

Please note that the course assessment is subject to change.

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Section Title
Project Management
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30AM to 5:00PM
July 13, 2020 to July 16, 2020
9:00AM to 11:00AM
July 17, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Guelph
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

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Early bird registration ends 60 days ($855.00) and 30 days ($895.00) prior to the start of the course. Regular registration is less than 30 days prior to the start of the course ($955.00).

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Course registration closes Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. ET

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Students will have the option of completing the final exam online or in class on Friday (Day 5, 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET).

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