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Applied Project Management Certificate of Achievement


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Want to get ahead in your career? Project managers are in high demand across a variety of industries. Learn valuable skills and advance your career with SAIT's Applied Project Management certificate of achievement - project management courses recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Program Description

SAIT is a Global Registered Educational Provider of project management training approved by PMI®. Our program is delivered in a flexible way to meet the needs of today's busy professionals.

We take a practical approach using real-world case studies to hone your skills in overseeing complex projects. You will learn how to address key areas of project management, including human resources, communication, time integration, cost, quality and risk procurement.

"SAIT's curriculum is strong, it's kept up to date and it's also aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge."
Dean Sheppard, Instructor

This program starts with a basic introduction of the fundamental principles of project management, and teaches you the skills and knowledge required to successfully take a project from concept to completion. You will master Microsoft Project - a software application designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workloads.


Watch video >> Learn more about how Suncor is using SAIT's Project Management training program to meet their business needs.

High Quality Instruction from Industry Leaders

Instructors in this program keenly understand the growing complexities of business environments. Our full-time faculty and professionals combine academic excellence with industry experience.

"[Our] vision is to deliver the safest and highest value projects. We think this program helps by building that inherent capability and skill set within our project leaders."
Dries Brand, Director, PM Services, Suncor Energy

Laddering and Transferability

We want you to succeed in your career as a project manager. These courses will help prepare you for professional certifications from PMI® including the Project Management Professional (PMP®) and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®). Learn more about certifications from PMI®.

Your Career

Project managers are in demand in a variety of sectors - managing projects in health care, telecommunications, oil and gas, construction and more.

Admission and Completion

It's a simple process to get started. There are no entrance requirements for this program and you can register for courses anytime by clicking on a course name in the table at the end of this page. Be sure to have your SAIT student ID number. Need to get your ID number? Call Student Services at 1.877.284.7248.

Once you have registered for at least one course, fill out and submit the Program Declaration Form to Student Services.

Our courses meet the requirements of PMI and follow their outlines for certification. A combination of classroom and online learning options, plus flexible scheduling allows you to complete the course on a timetable that suits you. Students should be comfortable with computers, Windows operating system, and Microsoft® Office Excel 2010 or 2013.

You may take up to five years to complete the program.

Project Management Course Selection

Our project management courses are available through our Corporate Training department in 1-5 day seminars, as well as Distance Education (online). Numerous start dates are available and continually added throughout the year.

Online registration closes about one week before the course start date. You can register up to one business day before the start date by calling 403.284.7248 or 1.877.284.7248. Courses do fill up, so it is recommended you register early.

We recommend you take courses in the order presented, although it is not mandatory.

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COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED LENGTH TERM
REQUIRED
Project Management and Microsoft Project BCPT-239

This course is offered through a classroom.

5 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
OR
MS 2013 Project 1* BCPT-174

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
MS 2013 Project 2* BCPT-175

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Management Basics PROJ-150

This course is offered through a classroom.

3 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
REQUIRED
Project Risk Management RSMG-102 This course is offered through a classroom. 2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Initiation PROJ-215

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Planning 1 PROJ-213

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Planning 2 PROJ-233

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Execution PROJ-217

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Control and Closing PROJ-219

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
ELECTIVES: 3 MINIMUM. A COMBINATION OF MORE THAN 3 ELECTIVES MAY BE NEEDED TO MEET THIS 144 HOUR REQUIREMENT. CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING:
Agile in Practice MGMT-296

This course is offered through a classroom.

7 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Software Development Methodologies CMPS-140

This course is offered through a classroom.

7 Hours Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
PMP® Exam Preparation PROJ-120

This course is offered through a classroom.

3 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
AND ANY OF THE SAIT APPLIED MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COURSES.

* Distance Education students may complete BCMP-180 Microsoft® Project Levels 1 and 2 in place of BCPT-174 and BCPT-175.

Student Success

  • We find there is a direct correlation between the time and energy invested to the amount of success achieved.
  • Remaining focused and diligent with coursework is important for success in completing the program.
  • You must be able to read, write, and understand the English language at a level exceeding basic conversational English.

Contact Us

School of Business Corporate Training
403.284.8308
business.training@sait.ca

Distance Education Support Services
403.284.8537
1.888.284.7051
distance.education@sait.ca