Post-Graduate Diploma in
Elevate your career prospects with our transformative Post-Graduate Project Management Program, meticulously designed to equip you with advanced skills and strategies needed to excel in project management. This comprehensive program is tailored for individuals who already possess a solid foundation in project management and are eager to take their expertise to the next level.
Throughout the program, you’ll delve into a diverse range of topics, including advanced project planning, risk management, stakeholder engagement, and leadership in project teams. Guided by seasoned industry professionals, you’ll refine your abilities in strategic decision-making, effective communication, and managing complex projects across various industries.
As the program progresses, you’ll specialize in areas such as agile project management, project governance, and digital project management tools.
This program is currently under review by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). We are currently accepting inquiries for this program but not applications at this time. Program start dates and application information will be available in the near future. In the meantime please use our contact page to get more details on this program and to be notified when seats become available.
Kootenay Columbia College
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56-Week Post-Grad Project Management Program
PM101 Professional Communication
PM102 Mastering Team Skills
PM103 Planning Business Messages
PM104 Understanding and Planning Reports and Proposals
PM105 Why Project Management
PM106 Project Selection and Portfolio Management
PM107 Leadership and the Project Manager
PM108 Scope Management
PM109 Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation
PM110 Risk management
PM111 Cost Estimation and Budgeting
PM112 Project Scheduling – I
PM113 Project Scheduling – II
PM114 Agile and Critical Chain
PM115 Project Evaluation and Control
PM116 Project Closeout and Termination
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1. What kind of skills will I develop during the program?
You'll develop advanced project management skills, including strategic decision-making, effective communication, stakeholder management, and leadership within project teams. The program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and capabilities needed to manage complex projects and drive successful outcomes.
2. Will the program cover specific project management methodologies?
Yes, the program covers a variety of project management methodologies, including agile project management. You'll gain insights into different approaches to project management, allowing you to tailor your strategies to fit the specific needs of various projects and industries.
3. How will the program benefit my career in project management?
The program will enable you to enhance your project management capabilities, positioning you for leadership roles such as project manager, program manager, and project coordinator. You'll be better equipped to handle complex projects, manage teams effectively, and drive successful outcomes that align with organizational goals.
4. Can I continue my education after completing this program?
While the program is already a post-graduate level, you may consider pursuing additional certifications or higher-level education in project management or related fields. This program will provide you with a solid foundation and advanced skills that can serve as a stepping stone for further professional development.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Understand and explain the project life cycle, its stages, and the activities that typically occur at each stage in the project
- Determine the purpose of project management maturity models and the process of benchmarking in organizations
- Identify the elements in the project portfolio selection process and discuss how they work in a logical sequence to maximize a portfolio
- Establish the key behaviors in which project leaders engage to support their projects
- Identify the steps in developing the scope statement
- Demonstrate the steps involved in project team building
- Evaluate the nature of conflict and evaluate response methods
- Understand the importance of negotiation skills in project management
- Explain the Project Risk Analysis and Management process
- Apply common forms of cost estimation for project work, including ballpark estimates, definitive estimates, parametric estimates, and learning curves
- Understand the importance of project scheduling techniques
- Construct and comprehend Gantt charts
- Distinguish between critical path and critical chain project scheduling techniques