Explore the key areas of project management including human resources, communications, cost, quality control, procurement and risk management. You can apply the program’s required courses towards a Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or the Gold Seal of the Canadian Construction Association. Learn more about certifications from PMI®.
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. 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.
Our project management courses are available through Corporate Training in 1-5 day seminars, as well as Distance Education (online). Numerous start dates are available and continually added throughout the year.
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Admission and completion
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.
Online registration closes about one week before the course start date. Visit the Office of the Registrar for additional help with registration. Courses do fill up, so it is recommended you register early.
Credentials and Accreditation
After successfully completing this program, learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Applied Project Management.
Our courses meet the requirements of PMI and follow their outlines for certification.
You have up to five years to complete all certificate courses. You must meet the graduation requirements as they exist at the time you register for your first course (see AC.3.1.1 Grading and Progression)
We recommend you take the required courses in the order presented, although this is not mandatory.
Course Code Changes
Some course codes for the 2019/20 academic year have changed - for example, PROJ-219 is now PROJ-001. If you have taken a course with the old course code, you will still receive credit for it.
See more course code changes
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Project Management and Microsoft Project||BCPT-011||Classroom|
|Or a combination of:|
|Project Management Basics||PROJ-150||Classroom or Online|
|MS Project II||BCPT-175||Classroom|
|And one of:|
|Microsoft Project Levels 1 and 2||BCMP-180||Online|
|MS Project I||BCPT-174||Classroom|
|Project Control and Closing||PROJ-001||Classroom or Online|
|Project Execution||PROJ-002||Classroom or Online|
|Project Initiation||PROJ-003||Classroom or Online|
|Project Planning I||PROJ-004||Classroom or Online|
|Project Planning II||PROJ-005||Classroom or Online|
|Project Risk Management||RSMG-102||Classroom or Online|
|Electives: A minimum of 1 course from list A and 2 courses from list B are required. You may choose to take an additional course from list B in place of a course from list A.
|Course List A|
|Software Development Methodologies||CMPS-140||Classroom|
|Better Together: Generations at Work||LDSH-001||Classroom|
|Influence Matters||LDSH-008||Classroom or Online|
|Building Personal Power, Performance and Professionalism||ORGB-117||Classroom|
|Time Management and Organizational Skills||PERS-121||Classroom or Online|
|Conducting Effective Meetings||PERS-122||Classroom or Online|
|Course List B|
|Accounting and Finance for Non-Accountants||ACCT-104||Classroom or Online|
|Basic Business Law||BLAW-100||Classroom|
|Construction Trades Business Startup||CSTN-002||Classroom|
|Ethics in Action||ETHI-100||Classroom|
|Diversity in the Workplace||HREL-002||Classroom|
|Instructional Design and Development||HREL-003||Classroom|
|Human Resource Essentials||HRMT-001||Online|
|Lean Fundamentals: Foundations for Competitiveness||LBIM-101||Classroom|
|Delivery Techniques for Trainers||LDSH-002||Classroom|
|Leaders as Coaches||LDSH-003||Classroom or Online|
|Leadership Skills||LDSH-004||Classroom or Online|
|Mentoring||LDSH-151||Classroom or Online|
|Performance Management||MGMT-002||Classroom or Online|
|Problem Solving and Decision Making||MGMT-003||Classroom or Online|
|Agile in Practice||MGMT-004||Classroom|
|Conflict Management||MGMT-142||Classroom or Online|
|Marketing Essentials||MKTG-124||Classroom or Online|
|Business Process Management||MNGT-009||Classroom|
|Understanding Change||ORGB-101||Classroom or Online|
|Team Building||ORGB-104||Classroom or Online|
|Recruitment and Selection||ORGB-106||Classroom|
|Fundamentals of Training||PERS-135||Classroom|
|Assertiveness for Personal and Business Success||PERS-139||Classroom|
|Mental Toughness - Take Positive Action||PERS-141||Classroom|
|Being a Safety Leader||SAFE-001||Classroom|
|Creating Engaged and Motivated Employees||SUPV-001||Classroom or Online|
|Supervisory Skills||SUPV-002||Classroom or Online|
|Business Writing for Results||WRIT-100||Classroom or Online|
Courses for this program are available through our Corporate Training department as one or two-day seminars. Numerous courses are also available through Distance Education (online).
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Attraction and Retention||HREL-001||Classroom|
|Business Economics for Managers||ECON-001||Classroom|
|Social Media Basics||MKTG-001|
|Social Media Fundamentals for Business||MKTG-123||Online|
|Managed Change Agent||ORGB-001|
|Professionalism in Action||ORGB-111||Classroom|
|Project Management Overview||PROJ-109||Classroom or Online|
|Enterprise Risk Management||RSMG-001||Classroom|