Course Description

Basic concepts and processes for successful project management, are introduced in this course. Explore proven best practices for defining, planning, organizing and executing a project. Examination of the project life cycle will highlight the need for a phased approach to project work with stage-gate approvals to ensure strategic alignment and effective project governance.

The learning material and group exercises provide you with hands-on experience using the vocabulary, knowledge, and tools needed to accurately define, plan, manage and successfully implement a project.

Emphasis is given to the crucial up-front effort to clearly define — in consultation with key stakeholders — the project scope, the project's strategic value and expected results. Throughout the course, we'll examine and apply widely recognized project management techniques, tools and templates.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Project Management Basics
Internet Paced
Nov 08, 2021 to Dec 20, 2021
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $575.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
May 26, 2021 to Nov 18, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
May 26, 2021 to Nov 18, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 19, 2021 to Dec 07, 2021
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

This course has required course materials for purchase. Please check SAIT Bookstore. Take note of their return policy.

Project Management Institute. Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge - PMBOK Guide (6th Edition). ISBN: 9781628251845

Section Notes


There are no prerequisites for this course.

One optional extension available for purchase.  This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact
conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course

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