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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

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.

Sponsoring Partner

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.

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Section Title
Project Management
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
12:00PM to 2:00PM
Dates
April 14, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Friday
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
April 16, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Friday
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
April 23, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Friday
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
April 30, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Friday
Time
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Dates
May 07, 2021
Type
Final Examination
Days
Monday
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
May 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

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).

CourseLink access begins Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Course registration closes Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET

If due to extenuating circumstances there is a need to reschedule, the rescheduled class will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 and the final examination will be rescheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021.

View the Course Policy: Withdrawals, Refunds, Transfer, Cancellations, Postponements.

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This course is delivered remotely and in real time.

Remote Delivery Orientation (Zoom & CourseLink): Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.).

Review the Basic System Requirements for remote delivery using Courselink:

  • Desktop/laptop (preferred) or tablet
  • Internet Browser: Chrome, (preferred) or Microsoft Edge (Chromium)
  • Internet Bandwidth: 2-3Mbps (Test your speed)
  • Webcam (Camera usually built into laptop or tablet; external can be used)
  • Headset or Microphone and Speaker (usually built into laptop or tablet)
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