Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership
Program Code: PMLS (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Co-op Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate Starts: Sep (Deferred) Jan (Open) May (Closed)
Term 1 EPM-1113 Project Management: Overview and Context EPM-1123 Initiating the Project COM-3013 Professional Communications EPM-1133 Identifying Project Requirements: Scope and Quality EPM-1143 Project Resource Planning: Resource Management EPM-1173 MS Project and Data Analysis Term 2 EPM-1163 Managing Project Uncertainty: Risk and Procurement Management EPM-2173 Executing the Project EPM-4213 Understanding People and Relationships EPM-4333 Leadership and Strategy EPM-2183 Project Leadership: Managing the Project Team EPM-2193 Monitoring and Controlling Project Requirements CPP-1001 Co-op Preparation Academic Break (May - September) Term 3 EPM-2113 Project Closures Introduction to Agile Methodologies EPM-2103 Project Health and Change Management EPM-4343 Building Relationships EPM-1183 Professional Practice and Ethics EPM-2133 Agile - Scrum and Other Methodologies EPM-2123 Project Management Simulation Term 4 CPL-1049 Work Term - Full-Time* - OR - CPL-5559 WIL Project

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.

Please note that they will be upcoming program changes due to updates in the Registered Education Provider (REP) program through PMI®

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

Admission Requirements

A college diploma or university degree

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

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

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.