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Course Description

This course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices for project management with special focus on planning, controlling, and managing projects to success. The course also emphasizes the techniques most frequently used in the context of both internal and external organizational roles of a project manager.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to reach the following outcomes:

  • identify the elements of the PM life cycle
  • describe project management processes
  • demonstrate how to reliably estimate the status of projects
  • use basic tools and techniques to plan, organize, and manage a project
  • explain the principles of team leadership while managing projects
  • illustrate how to optimize results while managing constraints
  • explain the managerial, cultural, and social aspects of project management
  • interact with peers, clients, and supervisors in a professional and ethical manner.

Additional Requirements

Assessment Item Weight Learning Outcomes
Individual Assessment    
Course Engagement & Professionalism 15% All
Week/Unit Quizzes (12, 10 best) 20% 1-5
Reflection Paper 15% 2-6
Project proposal (Planning document) 20% 3-5
Group Assessment    
Draft Project Management Documents 7% 2
Group Kick Off Meeting (synchronous) and Group Contract 3% 6
Scope Management Document 5% 2-4
Synchronous Project Team Meeting 15% 3-6
Total  100%  



Restriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Enrolment may be restricted to particular programs or specializations. See department for more information.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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Section Title
Project Management
January 09, 2023 to April 10, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Domestic Tuition Fee (0.5 units) $683.39 Click here to get more information
Domestic Tuition Fee - Non-Ontario (0.5 units) $713.81 Click here to get more information
International Tuition Fee (0.5 units) $3,106.72 Click here to get more information
Available for Credit
0.5 units
Section Notes

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Section Materials
  • Textbook (Confirmed) (Mandatory) Project Management: The Managerial Process by Gray, Clifford F. and Larson, Erik, W. © 2021 McGraw-Hill Education 8th edition ISBN Print 9781260570434
  • e-book (Confirmed) (Mandatory) ISBN eBook: 9781260579567 eBook (180-Day):9781264554331
  • Supplementary (Confirmed) (Mandatory) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) (available as a PFD through the UofG Library) © 2017 Project Management Institute 6th Edition edition ISBN 9781628253924
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