Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership

International

Program Information

In the current business environment, professionals have much more responsibility. Today, they are leaders and managers. Indeed, one of the major challenges they face is managing complex projects that are critical to their business organizations.

In the first year of the Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership program, students will gain skills in project management and business leadership. The program includes all 10 project management knowledge areas based on the PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017.

During the second year of the program, studies go beyond the mechanics of the project and explore the dynamics of managing relationships. The scope of the third term includes stakeholder, client and executive relationship management, organizational culture and cultural pluralism and leading the project team in the project environment. Lastly, in the full-time work term or applied project students gain experience in a project-based work environment.

This program requires students to purchase a mandatory eBook and courseware fees. This fee will be applied to your student account in the first and second term. This program requires students to bring their own technological devices. See device requirements.

PMI®, PMBOK® Guide is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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The 7-1-7 Programming Model

Beginning in the 2018-2019 academic school year, the School of Information Technology launched a new program model at the Sarnia campus. 

This model is based on seven weeks of classes, a one-week break and then another seven weeks of classes (7-1-7). There is no specific exam week in this model but exams may be held in the last week of classes.

During the spring and summer terms, classes will be offered in a compressed format. This means that students will take a set of classes in the first seven weeks (Spring - Session I) and a second set of classes in the next seven weeks (Spring - Session II). 

Breaks should be:

  • Fall Break - October 26 - October 30
  • Winter Break - March 1 - March 5
  • Spring/Summer Break - June 21 - June 25

Admission Requirements

A college diploma or university degree

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT 79

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Project Management Professionals serve as strategic liaisons between the business and technological functions of an organization. Project managers integrate business processes and complex technologies while serving as consultants, designers, leaders and/or implementers of new solutions that assist an organization in achieving their business goals.

Employment opportunities may include: project manager, project control analyst, project analyst, business analyst, project schedule analyst, project control officer, project coordinator, director, and business systems analyst.

For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information


International Education
Any questions or inquiries please e-mail:
international@lambtoncollege.ca


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