Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne Campus

Project Management has become a sought-after skill set 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 semesters) 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
  • Intakes: September, November, January, March, May, and July

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

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 (any and all postsecondary transcripts must still be submitted).

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Program Delivery

2022-2023

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

November Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Nov - Feb
    2022-2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Mar - Jun
    2023

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

Winter Term

January Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jan - Apr
    2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 May - Aug
    2023

Applicants wishing to start in January and study full-time will apply to PMPD for Jan 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in January and study part-time will apply to PMPT for Jan 2023.

March Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Mar - Jun
    2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 July - Oct
    2023

Applicants wishing to start in March and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Mar 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in March and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Mar 2023.

Spring Term

May Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 May - Aug
    2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Sep - Dec
    2023

Applicants wishing to start in May and study full-time will apply to PMPD for May 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in May and study part-time will apply to PMPT for May 2023.

July Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jul - Oct
    2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Nov - Feb
    2023-2024

Applicants wishing to start in July and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Jul 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in July and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Jul 2023.

2023-2024

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
    2023
  2. SEMESTER 2 Jan - Apr
    2023

Applicants wishing to start in September and study full-time will apply to PMPD for Sep 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in September and study part-time will apply to PMPT for Sep 2023.

November Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Nov - Feb
    2023-2024
  2. SEMESTER 2 Mar - Jun
    2024

Applicants wishing to start in November and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Nov 2023 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in November and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Nov 2023.

Winter Term

January Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jan - Apr
    2024
  2. SEMESTER 2 May - Aug
    2024

Applicants wishing to start in January and study full-time will apply to PMPD for Jan 2024 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in January and study part-time will apply to PMPT for Jan 2024.

March Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Mar - Jun
    2024
  2. SEMESTER 2 July - Oct
    2024

Applicants wishing to start in March and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Mar 2024 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in March and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Mar 2024.

Spring Term

May Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 May - Aug
    2024
  2. SEMESTER 2 Sep - Dec
    2024

Applicants wishing to start in May and study full-time will apply to PMPD for May 2024 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in May and study part-time will apply to PMPT for May 2024.

July Start
  1. SEMESTER 1 Jul - Oct
    2024
  2. SEMESTER 2 Nov - Feb
    2024-2025

Applicants wishing to start in July and study full-time will apply to PMP2 for Jul 2024 at OCAS. Those wishing to start in July and study part-time will apply to PMP3 for Jul 2024.

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 September intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - SEP/OCT
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
Second 7-week block - NOV/DEC
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - JAN/FEB
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
Second 7-week block - MAR/APR
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.

Program of Study for November intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - NOV/DEC
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
Second 7-week block - JAN/FEB
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - MAR/APR
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
Second 7-week block - MAY/JUN
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.

Program of Study for January intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - JAN/FEB
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
Second 7-week block - MAR/APR
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - MAY/JUN
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
Second 7-week block - JUL/AUG
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.

Program of Study for March intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - MAR/APR
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
Second 7-week block - MAY/JUN
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - JUL/AUG
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
Second 7-week block - SEP/OCT
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.

Program of Study for May intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - MAY/JUN
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
Second 7-week block - JUL/AUG
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - SEP/OCT
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
Second 7-week block - NOV/DEC
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.

Program of Study for July intake of 2023-24 Academic Year

This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester.  Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - JUL/AUG
PRM 1014 Project Initiation 3
PRM 1013 Project Management Tools 3
PRM 1112 Project Scope Management 3
PRM 1016 Project Quality Management 1
PRM 1015 Intro to Project Management 1
Second 7-week block - SEP/OCT
PRM 1011 Project Management Resources 3
PRM 1212 Project Integration Management 3
BUS 1183 Prof Development Workshop 1
PRM 1005 Project Risk Management 3
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block - NOV/DEC
PRM 1008 Agile Project Management 3
MOG 1004 Business Ethics and CSR 3
PRM 1020 Project Stakeholder Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
Second 7-week block - JAN/FEB
PRM 1003 Project Cost Management 3
PRM 1006 Project Procurement Management 3
PRM 1114 Project Stakeholder Management 3
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
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.