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Project Management

Schulich Centres of Excellence

What Past Participants Say: “Great eye opening course. I would definitely recommend this course as a knowledge enhancer and a PM character builder.” Ali Zaineddin, Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways & Infrastructure

Green Program

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The Masters Certificate in

Project Management

“This program took skills I have learned over the years, honed them and allowed me to add to my toolbox. Top notch facilitators come to teach various modules, and do an extremely good job. Thank-you for bringing this program to Saskatchewan and giving us this tremendous opportunity to learn from these individuals.” Scott MacKay, Department of National Defense

Saskatoon • Regina • 18 days over 5 months convenient Friday/Saturday sessions

The most popular project management program in Canada... Now graduating over 500+ participants per year.

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9 Learning Modules • 18 days over 5 months

The Masters Certificate in

Project Management If you are serious about your Project Management career opportunities, The Masters Certificate in Project Management is the place to start. Why have more than 11,000 leaders chosen The Masters Certificate in

Receive Canada’s most respected project management certificate through our network of university partners across Canada: SASKATOON & REGINA: University of Saskatchewan

OTTAWA: Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

TORONTO: Schulich School of Business, York University

Project Management? Graduates of our conveniently scheduled 9-module course not only receive their Masters Certificate in Project Management, but our course framework is founded upon The Project Management Institute’s

MONTREAL & QUEBEC CITY: Université Laval

(PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). After completing your Masters Certificate in just 6 months of part-time study, you will be prepared to write the Project Management Professional (PMP®) final exam (please refer to for complete

ST. JOHN’S & CORNER BROOK: Memorial University of Newfoundland

application requirements). With both certificates, your career potential in the Project Management community knows no boundaries!

SAINT JOHN: University of New Brunswick

THE BEST PART – The Masters Certificate format appreciates the severe time limitations of today’s corporate employees and encourages active learning. The program runs in 2 or 3 day modules every second week. It also gives you the chance to apply the teaching in your real life project environment.

9 course modules 18 days over 5 months in convenient Friday/Saturday sessions* Module 1 > Program Introduction (1 day)

HALIFAX: Saint Mary’s University


WINNIPEG: The University of Winnipeg

Module 2 > Project Planning and Control (3 days) Module 3 > Project Quality Management (2 days) Module 4 > Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management (2 days) Module 5 > Effective Project Cost Management (2 days) Module 6 > Assessing and Managing Project Risk (2 days) Module 7 > Procurement and Contracting Management (2 days) Module 8 > Filling in the Gaps and Final Exam (2 days) Module 9 > Project Simulation (2 days) *For module session dates, please visit

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Green Program All participants will receive a complimentary tablet PC to use during the course – and keep afterwards! ‘Go green’ as you receive and manage your learning materials electronically, while enjoying enhanced notetaking convenience.

Project managers always strive for optimum results. So, in developing The Masters Certificate in Project Management, we set out to produce the best results possible: skillful, strategic leaders who can consistently guide a project to success. We built our curriculum around A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, developed




Program Introduction Review course deliverables, expert instructors and teaching modules n




by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Today, The Masters Certificate in Project Management is

Duration: 1 day


the undisputed industry standard for achieving

Program introduction and review of objectives Overview of the knowledge areas of project management as defined by the Project Management Institute and others Introduction to the project simulation/case study to be used throughout the program* Delivery of tools and technology to be used throughout the program Discussion and exercise around team leadership and effectiveness

senior-level careers in project management. I invite you to enrol in The Masters Certificate in Project Management and join more than 9,000


Duration: 3 days

project professionals across North America who

Project Planning and Control

have completed this career-enhancing program.

A complete foundation in successful planning & implementation

The results will, most definitely, exceed your


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Doug Land, Program Director, Western Canada


Masters Certificate in Project Management

How to form a project team, scope projects and manage within a Matrix Environment Developing detailed and high-level PM plans Creating activity-based network diagrams and working with the critical path Introduction to Earned Value Management Meeting stakeholder requirements with various control strategies

Schulich School of Business, York University Calgary, AB, Canada


Who regularly attends this program? The Masters Certificate in Project Management is ideal for:

Project Managers from any industry, with at least


one year experience, who wish to move up to a higher level in their field

Mid- and senior-level managers who have


completed an introductory project management program in recent years, and must now lead more complex projects

Anyone who does NOT have their PMP designation

Duration: 2 days

Project Quality Management Learn how to build quality measures into every project n

Quality: Defined and measured


The basic process for achieving quality


How preventive quality action reduces project cost dramatically


Reducing total cost of quality through problem-solving


Overcoming obstacles to front-end planning and achieving results


from PMI and who wishes to consolidate and certify their project management training for career success


PMI, PMBOK, PMP, and PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The Schulich Executive Education Centre is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), as designated by the Project Management Institute (PMI). For more information on PMI, visit

This course is accredited by the Canadian Construction Association offering 18 Gold Seal credits towards Gold Seal Certification.

IN-COMPANY TRAINING: Please note this program can be delivered on-site. Please contact Edwards Personnel at 306.966.8686, email [email protected] or visit for more information.

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Duration: 2 days

Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management Improving your project effectiveness in HR, Communications and Stakeholder Management n





Communicating with Project Stakeholders meaningfully and effectively while supporting the success of the project

Filling in the Gaps and Final Exam Review of key concepts and testing areas for the final exam and write the final exam Review of complex issues in scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications and risk management


Review all areas covered in the program to date


The PMBOK® Guide as a complete unit


Choosing, developing, managing and organizing your project team


Identifying all stakeholders and managing their engagement


Building communication plans and using templates

Final exam spanning all program material (marks to be handed out the same day) Preparing for the PMP® certification examination Review question styles to improve your chances of success


Exploring strategies for challenging communication environments such as organizational change, diversity, and virtual teams


Duration: 2 days

Duration: 2 days

Project Simulation

Effective Project Cost Management Manage your projects through the lens of cost minimization n

Cost estimating: Micro versus macro


Resource planning, budgeting and cost control


Earned value concepts


Fixed, variable and unit costs


Status reporting


Duration: 2 days

In Project Simulation, all participants will apply their learning to propose, plan, execute and deliver a full-scale realistic project in teams.


* Participants will receive a short assignment after each class. Each of these assignments will be used to tie the whole program together and serve as the background work for project simulation in Module 9.

Duration: 2 days

Assessing and Managing Project Risk

Find Out More at an Upcoming Information Session!

Approaches to evaluating project uncertainties and risks n

Project risk management framework


Risk management in project planning and execution




Quantitative and team facilitation techniques to identify risks and responses Utilizing decision trees and expected monetary value Applying techniques such as Delphi method and Monte Carlo simulation

Join us for a free 1-hour online information session 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon CST. Choose from one of these days:


Duration: 2 days

15th of each month or next business day – all year

Procurement and Contracting Management

Simultaneous website/telephone session. Once you register, you will be sent your login details. RSVP online at:

Successfully manage key vendors and partners


Procurement and solicitation planning


Solicitation and negotiation principles


Source selection


Contract close-out and contract law

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Top 5 Reasons Managers Choose Our Masters Certificate Convenient class modules applicable to every project – every day:

“Excellent content and instruction in PM practice and processes to take back to the workplace for immediate use.”

- Catherine Moes, Assiniboine Community College

Study all 9 Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) areas to build your total skill-set:

“Great course to prepare for the PMP exam. The well-structured study material and simulated project work helped me to achieve my goals. I would recommend it to anyone who is considering brushing up their project management skills or planning to take the PMP exam.”

- Guatam Sharma, City Masonry, Saskatoon

Team-taught by real-world project instructors:

“Top notch practitioner instructors. Comprehensive course content. PMP exam tips. Directly applicable to my daily work. Excellent program. Highly recommended.”

- John Billington, Government of Saskatchewan

Great networking & sharing of experiences to reinforce your learning:

“I have worked on projects for probably half of my working life and after taking this program, I have learnt many new techniques and made a good group of friends that will be knowledgeable and helpful into the future.”

- Brent Dubray, Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp, Saskatoon

Designed to advance your career growth opportunities:

“Great course; provided many tools and knowledge to use to further my career.”

- Amy Yule, Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways & Infrastructure

Take the first step towards a Masters Certificate today 1 To Register Visit (or see Convenient Registration Options on rear panel of this brochure).

2 To Ask a Question About the Program Contact the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan at 306.966.8686, or e-mail: [email protected] Join us for a free 1-hour online information session (see inside for dates). RSVP online at:

3 For Further Program-Related Information Visit the program website at: • watch a video message from the Program Director PLUS, receive hours of project management • read126 complete module details education for your PMP/CAPM eligibility • see what past participants have to say requirements. • review the instructors and their areas of expertise • see the list of participating organizations

Consolidate and Certify

Registration Details

The Masters Certificate in ONLINE REGISTRATION PHONE REGISTRATION Telephone 306.966.8686

Program Locations Regina Program: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre 1975 Broad Street Regina, SK S4P 1Y2 Tel: 1.306.525.6767 Saskatoon Program: Edwards School of Business K W Nasser Centre 256 - 3rd Avenue South Saskatoon, SK S7K 1L9 Tel: 306.966.8686 Unless otherwise announced, all modules of the Masters Certificate in Project Management commence at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.

Project Management program faculty PROGRAM DIRECTOR


David Barrett National Program Director, The Masters Certificate in Project Management, Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business, York University

Christine Beaulieu, MBA, PMP

Celine Goodine, BA, MCA, PMP

Gestion Christine Beaulieu Inc.

Goodine Hellberg Consultant Services

Clément Beaumont, MBA, PMP EGPL Inc.

Julie Grabb, B. Math, PMP J.A.G. Associates

Douglas B. Boebinger, PMP Integrated Process Developers, Inc.

Michel Cambron, PMP PMC - Project Management Centre

Gladys Carroll, PMP

Jeff Henry, MBA, PMP Sinora International Research & Consulting Inc.

Gilles Lalonde, PMP Qualitum Gestion-conseil

FRAMED Certificate of Program Completion

Leadership Advantage Corp.

You will receive a handsomely framed Certificate of Completion. Participants must attend all days of all program modules in order to receive the certificate.

Dale Christenson, DPM,

Lobstick Project Solutions Inc.

CMC, PMP Project Management Centre of Excellence Inc.

Bud Lush, PMP

Program Fee $8,550.00 + 5% GST = $8,977.50 • 18 days • Program fee includes full 9-module program tuition, all teaching materials, tablet PC, lunches and refreshments. • University of Saskatchewan’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fee. • Full program fee is payable prior to start of program.

Deposits, Cancellations, Replacements and Transfers IMPORTANT: A deposit of $800 is required to secure your place in the program. Please mail a cheque along with your completed program registration. • If you are unable to attend the program you may transfer to the next session, subject to the 21-day written notification requirement or your organization may name a replacement candidate. • Only one module transfer to another session will be permitted (subject to space availability) without penalty. Each subsequent transfer request has a $200 administration fee. • A full refund will be issued for written cancellations received a minimum of 21 days before the program start date. Written cancellations received after this date will incur an administration charge of $800. Non-attendance or withdrawal after program start date will incur a full program fee.

Chip Clark, M.Ed PATHFINDER Management Group Ltd.

Douglas D. Land

Atocrates Project Sciences

John McIlroy, MBA Karen Noftall Quality Matters Inc.

Benoit De Grâce, PMP PMC - Project Management Centre

Kathryn Pottruff, PMP Pottruff Consulting Inc.

Michael Delis, ENG. PMP PMC - Project Management Centre

Tory Salisbury, PMP PMC - Project Management Centre

Ariel Deluy, PMP Makaya Group Inc.

Alan Williams, PMP

Roxane Fast, CMA, PMP

AJW Project Management and Consulting Inc.

Willow Bridge (Alberta) Inc.

Modules, speakers, topics, dates, fees, locations and applicable taxes are subject to change.

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