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PEI Occupational Health and Safety

An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.

Hours: 0
Course Code: SAFE-1005



Business Principles

The Business Principles course provides an overview of business organizational elements, behaviours and practices as applied in Canada and globally.

Hours: 45
Course Code: BUSI-3000



The Principles of Project Management

The Principles of Project Management course introduces students to the key concepts, best practices, considerations, and business value of project management. This foundational course will establish a baseline knowledge of project management methodologies, processes, knowledge areas, tools, and techniques. Additionally, students will be provided with an opportunity to examine emerging trends in project management and explore the variety and diversity of roles and opportunities available to those who possess project management skills.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3100



Project Resource Planning and Scheduling

Students will develop best practices, skills, and techniques for planning and scheduling a project through its lifecycle and recognize the differences between the planning phase for agile and waterfall projects. Through the application of project activities, students will develop core skills in planning, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling, and allocating resources to successfully implement projects.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3105



Project Communications

Project managers spend over 80 percent of their time communicating. Students will learn the core concepts, as well as the tools and practices to be employed for effective project communications management.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3110



Project Management Tools and Application

By exploring a wide range of options available for project management software, students will determine the criteria for selecting one tool over another based on the needs of the organization and the project. Over several hands-on activities, students will apply project management techniques and principles using software, develop a deeper understanding of project management concepts, and acquire transferable skills that can be adapted to a variety of software tools and project environments.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3115



Project Leadership

Project managers must be very effective leaders. Students gain insight into interpersonal relations, building and nurturing project teams, administration and problem solving, plus the resolution of conflict through negotiation.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3120



Project Cost Management

Project Cost Management involves the processes that are required to maintain financial control of projects. As one of the three primary constraints of project management, cost management remains an important function at every stage of a project's life cycle. Students will apply the principles, standards, processes, tools, and techniques that are required by project managers to successfully define, manage, and forecast project costs.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3200



Project Quality Management

Quality management affects every aspect of an organization's performance. This course uncovers the concept of continuous improvement, tools and techniques, as well as the current shift in the Total Quality Management paradigm.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3205



Project Risk Management

Risk management is the formal process of identifying and managing project risks; understood as both threats and opportunities. Through a variety of exercises, students will examine the concept and sources of project risk and develop tools and techniques for managing risk throughout the lifecycle of a project.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3210



Project Procurement

Procurement management is increasingly the key component to project success. Students will gain a detailed understanding of managing procurement within a project and how the cost of materials drive project planning through to closure.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3215



Project Integration: The Core of a PM's Role

Successful project integration demands a high degree of project management skill and knowledge. Though hands-on activities, students will build upon the project management knowledge they have acquired during the program and examine the complex and integrative relationship of the inputs, outputs, tools, and techniques that project managers utilize throughout the lifecycle of projects.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3220



Applications of Project Management

Students gain confidence in using project management skills by applying the applications, tools and techniques learned throughout the program, including; scheduling, communication, quality, risk and more. This final project will challenge the students ability to integrate project process, collaborate, analyze, strategize and defend unique solutions.

Hours: 45
Course Code: PROJ-3225