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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 12% All
Week/Unit Quizzes (12, 10 best) 20% 1-5
Reflection Paper 22% 2-6
Project proposal (Planning document) 25% 3-5
Group Assessment    
Draft Project Management Documents 0% Part of Course Engagement & Professionalism
Group Kick Off Meeting (synchronous) and Group Contract 0% Required, but ungraded
Scope Management Document 6% 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

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