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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne

Project Management has become a sought after skillset across industries as businesses and organizations continue to look for efficiencies and overall effectiveness in order to successfully compete in domestic and global markets. Cambrian College’s one-year (two semester) graduate certificate program will provide you with the essential theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and techniques to successfully plan, implement, manage and evaluate projects. The curriculum is closely aligned to, but not affiliated with, the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). To learn more about becoming a certified project management professional, please visit the PMI’s website.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year - 2 semesters
  • Program concludes with capstone project
  • Intakes: September, November, January, March, May and July

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How to Apply

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.

OR

Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program.

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Program Delivery

2020-2021

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester. The program is delivered in the following terms:

Spring Term

July Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jul - Oct
    2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Nov - Feb
    2021-2022

Applicants wishing to start in July and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Jul 2021 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in July and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Jul 2021.

2021-2022

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester. The program is delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term

September Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Sep - Dec
    2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Jan - Apr
    2022

Applicants wishing to start in September and study full-time will apply to PMPD for Sep 2021 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in September and study part-time will apply to PMPT for Sep 2021.

November Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Nov - Feb
    2021-2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Mar - Jun
    2022

Applicants wishing to start in November and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Nov 2021 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in November and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Nov 2021.

Winter Term

January Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jan - Apr
    2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 May - Aug
    2022

Applicants wishing to start in January and study full-time will apply to PMPD for Jan 2022 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in January and study part-time will apply to PMPT for Jan 2022.

March Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Mar - Jun
    2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 July - Oct
    2022

Applicants wishing to start in March and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Mar 2022 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in March and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Mar 2022.

Spring Term

May Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 May - Aug
    2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Sep - Dec
    2022

Applicants wishing to start in May and study full-time will apply to PMPD for May 2022 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in May and study part-time will apply to PMPT for May 2022.

July Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jul - Oct
    2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Nov - Feb
    2022-2023

Applicants wishing to start in July and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Jul 2022 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in July and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Jul 2022.

Part-Time Delivery

Students opting to study part-time will be provided with a possible pathway to complete the program while remaining part-time. Timelines for completion will extend beyond those indicated above.  

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study for 2021-22 Academic Year 

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
BUS 1099 Project Integration Management 4
PRM 1001 Principles of Project Mgmt 3
PRM 1002 Project Scope & Quality Management 4
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1004 Project Planning & Scheduling 4
 Credits18
Semester 2
HUR 1002 Project Resource Management and Corporate Social Responsibility 4
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
PRM 1006 Proj Procurement & Cont. Mgmt 3
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
PRM 1009 Proj Mgmt Capstone Project 4
PRM 1010 Project Comm/Stakeholder Mgmt 4
 Credits21
 Total Credits39
Note:

The above courses are delivered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks per semester. Part-time students will be provided with a pathway to complete this program on a part-time basis.

Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,400. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities as:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Leader
  • Project Scheduler
  • Process Development Analyst
  • Global project assistant manager
  • Operations manager, process specialist
  • Team leader
  • Project analyst

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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