At a Glance
Become an Effective Leader
Taught by leading industry professionals, our award-winning Project Management program focuses on the competencies needed to be an effective leader not just a Project Manager and gives you the edge to stand out. Drawing on real-life case studies you will learn why projects fail and how to apply project management concepts, methodologies, and tools to achieve organizational success.
Our comprehensive program can be completed in just five courses delivered online over 6-8 weeks each, guided by an online Project Management coach and with several course offerings a year to help you customize a schedule that suits your busy life and ideal for those currently working from home.
The Project Management Online and Project Management Bootcamp live online delivery options are aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® industry standards (PMBOK® Guide), the PMI Agile Practice Guide and PMI Talent Triangle.
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UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies is proud to be a gold sponsor of the PMI Canadian West Coast Chapter (PMI CWCC). We believe in investing in the local professional association communities by providing support for the local chapter’s activities such as networking events, mentor programs, conferences and speaker sessions.
Who Should Attend?
The Project Management Online program is ideal for experienced and aspiring project managers, as well as project leaders and team members who want to develop their expertise in this critical organizational function. The curriculum applies to a wide range of industries and organizations including high tech, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, government and small business.
Megan Cindric, Consultant
- Apply key project management concepts, methodologies, tools, and techniques to lead a project from initiation through planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
- Manage competing demands for scope, time, cost, risk, obstacles, and quality while keeping the project on budget
- Develop practical approaches to all processes throughout the project life-cycle
- Employ leadership skills to effectively manage diverse, cross-functional teams
- Acquire Professional Development Units (PDUs), which can be used towards Project Management Institute certifications
- Pursue the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation or other related industry professional certifications offered through the PMI®.
Gustavo Rodriguez, UBC Sauder CBS Alumni, Lush Cosmetics
The curriculum for the UBC Certificate in Project Management online program follows the standards and principle set by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® in their Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). It is comprised of five courses including a capstone course involving a team project. Covering processes, leadership and teamwork, the program is designed to provide a comprehensive review of the knowledge base needed to build a successful Project Management career.
Through instruction, collaboration, discussions and team assignments, you will develop your understanding of key project management concepts and acquire tools and techniques that will serve to enhance your performance as project manager or leader.
Regular Program Required Courses
The following sequence is recommended:
Applied Project Management
Working as part of a team, assess, make professional judgments, plan and manage work, and analyze and solve problems in a simulated project situation. Pre-requisite: All five preceding online project management courses.
48 PDUs $1995Spring / Summer2021Fall2021Winter2022
Schedule may be subject to change.
UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies offers 3 different delivery formats to fit your learning needs. Some courses are taught in multiple formats while others are delivered in one format only.
|Formats||Scheduled Classes||Features & Benefits|
||Yes||Learn in the classroom through in-person interaction with instructors and classmates and through self-paced online instruction. Blended learning combines all the benefits of the in-person classroom experience and allows for easy access to learning materials increasing the flexibility to learn at your own pace.|
||Yes||Learn through online classroom-style interaction with instructors and classmates in real time from anywhere in the world. Live Online creates a learning environment in which you collaborate and engage in live Q&A, webinars, and discussion forums.|
||No||Learn independently when it’s convenient for you, while having the flexibility to collaborate with your classmates. Online coaching is available from our experienced industry professionals through virtual office hours and optional webinars to help assist you with course materials, assignments, and projects.|
Our online instructors provide a balance of academic instruction, foundation in applied skills and real-world experience, and they ensure that the program is comprehensive and dynamic. They are experienced professionals in the project management industry as well as knowledgeable and experienced in both adult and online education.