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Course Description

This project planning course, based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), focuses on the activities and functions involved in developing a comprehensive plan to create the project deliverables. First, provide a solid foundation for project planning and execution by learning how to develop a project scope definition. After, you’ll learn how to create the key documents to help structure your projects, such as schedules, budgets, risk registers, and resource, quality, and procurement plans. In addition, you’ll investigate the human dimension of project planning while also learning how to design a project organization tailored to the needs of your project, and how to develop key metrics to measure and communicate project performance.

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:

  • Customize the planning process for your project based on key planning variables;
  • Develop a scope definition that provides a solid foundation for project planning and execution;
  • Create the schedule, resource, and cost components of your project plan;
  • Create the quality, procurement, and risk elements of your project plan;
  • Design a project organization that effectively and efficiently accomplishes the project work;
  • Develop key project metrics to measure performance throughout your project.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Planning Projects
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 23, 2023 to Mar 05, 2023
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Feb 02, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Feb 02, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 03, 2023 to Feb 20, 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
Planning Projects
Type
Seminar
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 15, 2023 to Feb 17, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
21.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 18, 2022 to Feb 15, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 18, 2022 to Feb 15, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 16, 2023 to Feb 16, 2023
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
Planning Projects
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 13, 2023 to Apr 23, 2023
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Mar 23, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 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
Planning Projects
Type
Seminar
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 14, 2023 to Mar 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
21.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 19, 2022 to Mar 20, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 19, 2022 to Mar 20, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 21, 2023 to Mar 21, 2023
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
Planning Projects
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Apr 05, 2023 to Apr 26, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
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 20, 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 Wednesdays and Thursdays between April 5 and April 26 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
Planning Projects
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jun 11, 2023
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2023 to May 29, 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
Planning Projects
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
M, W
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jun 05, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 02, 2022 to Jun 01, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 02, 2022 to Jun 01, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 02, 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.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays between June 5 and June 28 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
Planning Projects
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jun 19, 2023 to Jul 30, 2023
Contact Hours
21.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 29, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 29, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 30, 2023 to Jul 17, 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
Planning Projects
Type
Seminar
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 12, 2023 to Aug 26, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
21.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $739.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Aug 08, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2022 to Aug 08, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 09, 2023 to Aug 12, 2023
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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