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Zoran, McMaster University Continuing Education Project Management graduate Zoran, McMaster University Continuing Education Project Management graduate

Project Management

Work towards a PMP® designation.

NEW fully online Project Management program coming Spring 2020!

Modules - Project Management Certificate of Completion


*Please note: the Project Management Certificate of Completion will be closing. If you are currently enrolled, or wish to enrol, you will have the opportunity to complete the program during Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 terms. This means that students have until April 2020 to complete their remaining modules.

As a result, a new fully online Project Management program will launch in Spring 2020. More details to come. 

For more information about the program closure and timelines, please visit Project Management Closure FAQs page or contact 


PMP 101 Module 1: Project Management Fundamentals
This course provides an introduction on how to effectively manage all phases of a project. You will learn the project management framework of initiation, planning, execution, control and formal closing and discover what it takes to ensure project success. In this skills-building course,  you will focus on practical tools and techniques. This course is the prerequisite for all other modules.

PMP 102 Module 2: Project Leadership & Communication

Managing a successful project involves more than schedules and  templates – it requires the ability to work effectively with people in a variety of roles. The course provides an interactive classroom environment, supplemented by hands-on exercises and self-assessments, to help you practice and understand the various models, strategies, tools and techniques in applying effective management, leadership  and communication skills.

PMP 103 Module 3: Schedule & Cost Control

Get the skills you need to effectively establish and manage a realistic schedule and detailed budget. You’ll learn to develop an integrated  budget and schedule while monitoring project performance during execution. You will be introduced to analytical techniques, and learn  the management tools that help to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, as well as the importance of creating baselines for  the project schedules and budgets.


PMP 104 Module 4: Risk Management

Learn to proactively reduce the probability of project failure. In this course, you will learn to use proven approaches and techniques specific to risk management. You will learn to plan and analyze projects so as to minimize risk in a formal environment. You will identify, analyze and address uncertainty throughout the project life-cycle and incorporate lessons learned and industry best practices related to risk management. 

PMP 105 Module 5: Contract Management Principles & Practices Discover how to manage all aspects of project procurement effectively. You will learn the logic behind contracting principles and practices, and you’ll learn the terms, techniques, and tools of converting project needs into outsourced goods and services. You will learn to ensure successful procurements by gaining an understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the internal and external stakeholders involved in  the procurement chain. 

PMP 106 Module 6: Quality in Project Management

In this course, you will learn how to integrate quality management concepts, tools and processes to plan quality into your projects. The  course provides hands-on exercises that further your learning experience  by applying quality planning, quality assurance and quality control  concepts to increase the likelihood of project success.