Masters Certificate in Project Management

This 9 module, 18 day program is a great investment into your growing PM Career. Utilising case studies, lectures, simulations, in-class exercises and discussions to teach you timely, pertinent topics while giving you the chance to apply the teaching to your real life projects, the MCPM can return many times the value of the financial investment for years to come through successfully-executed projects.

Program Modules

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1 Day

Program Introduction

Overview of program tools, technology, simulation, and (PMI)® project management knowledge areas.

3 Days

Project Planning & Control

Project team formation, management plans, creating network diagrams, and stakeholder requirements.

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2 Days

Project Quality Management

Front-end planning to reduce cost, quality problem solving, overcoming obstacles, and achieving quality results.

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2 Days

Leadership, Communication & Stakeholder Management

Building a communication plan, team development, and communication strategies to impact stakeholders.


2 Days

Effective Project Cost Management

Micro vs. macro cost estimating, resource planning, earned value concepts, and status reporting.

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2 Days

Assessing & Managing Project Risk

Project risk management framework, quantitative and team facilitation techniques, and decision trees.

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2 Days

Procurement & Contracting Management

Procurement and solicitation planning, negotiation principles, and contract close-out and contract law.

2 Days

Introduction to Agile and Scrum

Understand key elements of Agile and Scrum and how to apply them to any project.

2 Days

Integration, Final Exam & Simulation

Day 1 – Review all program areas to-date, key concepts and testing areas for the final exam

Day 2 – Participants apply their learning to propose, plan, execute and deliver a full-scale realistic project in teams.



  • Project Managers from any industry, with at least one year experience, who wish to move up to a higher level in their field. A university degree is not required, but you do need a willingness to learn new concepts and work in groups with others.
  • Mid- and senior-level managers who have completed an introductory project management program in recent years, and must now lead more complex projects.
  • Anyone who does NOT have their PMP® designation from PMI and who wishes to consolidate and certify their project management training for career success.
  • Anyone with their PMP® in need of PDUs or wishing to brush up on the most current PM training.

Program Fee: $9,450

(+ GST)

  • Includes nine-module-program tuition and all teaching materials. Note that our programs are management development courses and do not qualify for personal tax exemption from CRA.
  • Provides over 120 hours of in-depth PM education – much more than the 35 contact hours required to write the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.
  • Attendees of this program who are PMPs are entitled to 126 Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® upon completion.

“MCPM taught me the science behind project Management and “why” to many of the tools commonly used. Class sessions provided immediate application opportunities to my roles as a project manager.”

Matthew Cronmiller,
Manager of Facilities Capital Construction
Island Health

“This is a great course if you really want to learn project management by doing. The case study that runs throughout the course translates learning into practical application which reinforces the learning. It is also a great introduction to higher level management/business courses.”

Victoria Smith, Special Projects and Sustainability Manager
Strathcona Regional District

“Taking this program after having led a number of projects helped me put the work I had been doing in better perspective and prepared me to take the next step in leading projects.”

Robert Stewart, Manager
Dispatch Training, Development & QI
BC Emergency Health Services

“This program provides excellent value both through its content and the way it is structured. Great topics, instructors and very good opportunities to share experience and knowledge with other participants.”

Laura Stoicescu, PMP, Project Manager
Fraser Stream Software

Participant Perspectives

I came out of this program with a lot of value in both training material and insight to project management. I felt that this was one of the most valuable professional development programs I have attended to date.

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