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Applied Project Management Certificate of Achievement


Credential: Certificate (non-credit)
Available: Continuing Education Classroom or Online

Program Highlights

Advance your professional career by mastering the key areas of project management — human resources, communications, cost, quality control, procurement and risk management.

Job Grant

Canada-Alberta Job GrantThis program is eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding. 


You can apply the program’s required courses towards: 

Program Details

Program description

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.

Careers: Health Care | Telecommunications | Oil and Gas | Construction 

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.

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

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. 



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
Effective Delegation MGMT-160 Classroom
Workplace Bullying MMGT-001 Classroom
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
Communicating Effectively COMM-196 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
Emotional Intelligence HREL-100 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
Strategic Planning LDSH-005 Classroom
Mentoring LDSH-151 Classroom or Online
Innovative Leaders MGMT-001 Classroom
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
Negotiation Essentials MGMT-143
Customer Relations MGMT-178 Classroom
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
Presentation Skills PRES-101 Classroom
PMP PROJ-120 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

Corporate Training

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).

Leadership Foundations LDSH-007
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
Selling Skills SELL-001 Classroom


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