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Course Description

Learn essential concepts and principles for successful project management. Based on the latest version of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), discover the 12 Principles of Project Management and the key tools and templates you need to know to initiate, plan, execute and close a project. In addition, learn how project managers can deliver value through effective leadership and communication.

This course may be used toward educational prerequisites for attaining PMI certifications or toward professional development units (PDUs) to maintain certifications.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

"PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and explain essential concepts, terms and principles in project management, including the purpose of project management, the role of an effective project  manager, the 12 Principles of Project Management, and the eight Project Performance Domains;
  • Identify and explain key concepts in project initiation, including the project life cycle and the spectrum of delivery approaches from predictive to agile;
  • Define and create essential documents to support project initiation, including a Project Charter, Stakeholder Analysis and Project Communication Plan;
  • Develop the essential elements of a project plan and project planning documents, including Requirements Lists, Scope Statements and Work Breakdown Structures;
  • Guide your project through execution using the project management plan while managing change and implementing risk contingency plan;
  • Track and report progress to key stakeholders through effective tracking and communication procedures, techniques and documentation;
  • Explain the essential components and artifacts of project close-out, including formal acceptance, the Close-out Report and a Lessons-learned;
  • Describe the basic elements of Agile Project Management.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.
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Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 19, 2023
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jan 19, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jan 19, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 20, 2023 to Feb 06, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions: 
One optional extension is 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 a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course. 

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Seminar
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 01, 2023 to Feb 03, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Feb 01, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Feb 01, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 02, 2023 to Feb 02, 2024
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Seminar
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Mar 09, 2023 to Mar 23, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Mar 09, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Mar 09, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 10, 2023 to Mar 18, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 13, 2023 to Apr 23, 2023
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Mar 23, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Mar 23, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 24, 2023 to Apr 10, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions: 
One optional extension is 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 a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course. 

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Apr 04, 2023 to Apr 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Apr 12, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 11, 2022 to Apr 12, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 13, 2023 to Apr 21, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Schedule: 
This course will be delivered virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays between April 4 and April 27 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 08, 2023 to Jun 18, 2023
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to May 18, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to May 18, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 19, 2023 to Jun 05, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions: 
One optional extension is 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 a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course. 

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jun 06, 2023 to Jun 22, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 01, 2022 to Jun 02, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 01, 2022 to Jun 02, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2023 to Jun 06, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Schedule: 
This course will be delivered virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays between June 6 and June 29 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 10, 2023 to Aug 20, 2023
Contact Hours
23.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jul 20, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jul 20, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 21, 2023 to Aug 07, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension is 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 a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Seminar
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 26, 2023 to Jul 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Jul 22, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Jul 22, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 23, 2023 to Jul 26, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Project Management Essentials
Type
Seminar
Days
M, T, W
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 21, 2023 to Aug 23, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
23.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $759.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 18, 2023 to Aug 21, 2023
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

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