Foundations of Project Management

Where organization meets execution.

This 3-day program offered virtually through Zoom provides highly-interactive instructor-led components as well as prerecorded videos interspersed throughout live lessons. Understand the critical components of project management, and learn how to create successful projects regardless of their size—small, medium or large.

Foundations of Project Management

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Fees: $2,950
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: October 16, 2024 to
October 18, 2024
  • Location:
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Foundations of Project Management

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Learn the
“Pro” in Project Management

Project management can be an intimidating topic, but this program breaks down the essentials. With limited homework and focus on interactions with peers and the instructor, explore challenging concepts, lead discussions, participate in group breakout exercises, and de-brief key learning concepts live.

For those new to project management or experienced project managers seeking standard and consistent project management strategies and methods, this program provides a detailed overview of the topic.

Learn the critical components of successful project management. Work in teams to apply key concepts to projects. Receive templates and methodologies for project management to apply on the job. Share lessons learned and experiences in class that will lead to continuous improvement.

Foundations of Project Management is ranked by CourseCompare as a top PMP Certification program.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Risk Assessment
Negotiation Skills
Budget Management
Scenario Planning
Time Management

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This 3-day program is packed with hands-on knowledge that can be applied to your existing projects right away.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Prove your credentials as an expert project manager with precise tools and templates fit for any scope.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Build a Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers across a wide range of sectors, industries and professions.

Who Will Benefit

New Project Managers

Learn the foundations of successful project management and earn the credentials and experience for your next leadership role.

Experienced Project Managers

Existing leaders in project-based positions such as consulting, administration and analysis will learn to introduce a standard and consistent project management approach to their organization.

What Difference Will You Make?

"This was a great overview of project management. I’m confident that with the skills I’ve learned in this program my next project will be a success."

- C. Bartello Planogram Analyst, LCBO

Program Overview

  • Examine the key frameworks of project management, including definitions, management areas, process groups, roles and responsibilities, approaches and principles.

  • Explore the tangible and intangible benefits of project management, and touch on topics like resistance, managing change, and the importance of the Project Charter.

  • Plan the critical components of projects, including scope, requirements, scheduling, quality, costs, resources, and stakeholders, as well as identify and analyze risks, and build an effective risk response plan.

  • Understand the difference between leading and managing projects, as well as the key process activities to ensure deliverables are successfully completed according to plan.

  • Track and manage projects, and determine corrective actions and workarounds.

  • Learn 4 key components of project close-out, ensuring both a phase and project are brought to an orderly end and appropriately transition the product to the client or end-user.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Foundations of Project Management 10/16/2024 - 10/18/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Foundations of Project Management, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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