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Project Management Training

 

The Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian – Canada’s Mining University is the premier destination in Northern Ontario for Project Management Training.

Upcoming Project Management Training

Upcoming Project Management Courses

Project Management Essentials

Project Management Essentials (Fall 2022) - IN PERSON

September 26, 27, 28 & October 3, 4, 5, 2022| 6 Half-Days | MANDATORY COURSE | 21 PDUs

This course is designed to give new project managers and team members an overview of the various tools/techniques of project management and the key elements needed to deliver successful projects.   Course Page

Project Closeout Best Practices

Project Closeout Best Practices (Winter 2022) – ONLINE

March 7 & 8, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This workshop introduces project managers to the best practices for getting final signoffs and closing out projects.

Project Closeout Best Practices (Fall 2022) - IN PERSON

December 1 & 2, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This workshop introduces project managers to the best practices for getting final signoffs and closing out projects.   Course Page

Business Analysis for Project Managers

Business Analysis for Project Managers – ONLINE

TBC| 4 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 14 PDUs

This course is designed to give Project Managers and project practitioners a better understanding of Business Analysis.   Course Page

Project Procurement & Contract Management

Project Procurement & Contract Management (Winter 2022) – ONLINE

February 24 & 25, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This course will provide the basic tools required for project managers in these areas. It will also offer you an insight into the role of the procurement officer on a project team.   Course Page

Project Communications & Stakeholder Management

Project Communications & Stakeholder Management (Spring 2022) – ONLINE

May 30 & 31, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the complexity of managing stakeholders and project communications.   Course Page

Managing Project Risk

Managing Project Risk (Fall 2021) – ONLINE

December 13 & 14, 2021| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This course explores quantitative and qualitative techniques to identify and analyze project risk factors (risk event, event probability, and event impact).

Managing Project Risk (Fall 2022) - IN PERSON

October 17 & 18, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This course explores quantitative and qualitative techniques to identify and analyze project risk factors (risk event, event probability, and event impact).   Course Page

Project Schedule & Cost Management

Project Schedule & Cost Management (Fall 2021) – ONLINE

November 25 & 26, 2021| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

The course will review roles and responsibilities, estimating, how to be a good steward of project resources and how to adapt project scheduling and budgeting efforts to uncertainty with concepts such as rolling-wave planning and agile delivery.

Project Schedule & Cost Management (Spring 2022) – ONLINE

June 27 & 28, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

The course will review roles and responsibilities, estimating, how to be a good steward of project resources and how to adapt project scheduling and budgeting efforts to uncertainty with concepts such as rolling-wave planning and agile delivery.

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Defining & Managing Project Scope

Defining & Managing Project Scope (Spring 2022) – ONLINE

June 13 & 14, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

The course will cover requirements verification, traceability and change management techniques for both predictive and agile project environments. Participants will discover different ways to present requirements to stakeholders to maximize comprehension and encourage feedback.

 

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Project Delivery Principles

Project Delivery Principles (Fall 2022) – IN PERSON

December 12 & 13, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This course focuses on project delivery principles as defined in the new PMBOK® Guide, including having a value focus, tailoring, complexity, agility, sustainability, stewardship, holistic thinking, adaptability and resilience. The course will also cover PMI’s shift from process groups to performance domains.

 

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Leading Project-Driven Change

Leading Project-Driven Change (Winter 2022) – ONLINE

January 17 & 18, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

Through a combination of lectures and individual and group activities based on real-world case studies, this course introduces project managers to the fundamentals of change management practice, helping them to understand the risks introduced by change resistance and how to reduce or eliminate those risks. By incorporating the techniques revealed in this course into their toolkits, project managers will be better able to deal with stakeholders, reduce project delays, increase efficiencies, and reduce the risk of not meeting a project’s business case objectives.

Leading Project-Driven Change (Fall 2022) – ONLINE

November 3-4, 2022| 2 Half-Day | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

Through a combination of lectures and individual and group activities based on real-world case studies, this course introduces project managers to the fundamentals of change management practice, helping them to understand the risks introduced by change resistance and how to reduce or eliminate those risks. By incorporating the techniques revealed in this course into their toolkits, project managers will be better able to deal with stakeholders, reduce project delays, increase efficiencies, and reduce the risk of not meeting a project’s business case objectives.

 

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Microsoft Project Essentials

Microsoft Project Essentials – ONLINE

TBC| 5 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 14 PDUs

This fundamental 5 half-day online, instructor-led course provides you with the hands-on skills to plan and manage project activities using Microsoft Project.   Course Page

Introduction to Agile Project Management

Introduction to Agile Project Management (Winter 2022) – ONLINE

February 3 & 4, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This workshop aims to introduce stakeholders and project team members to the agile way of working using the common Scrum framework.

Introduction to Agile Project Management (Fall 2022) - IN PERSON

November 17 & 18, 2022| 2 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 7 PDUs

This workshop aims to introduce stakeholders and project team members to the agile way of working using the common Scrum framework.   Course Page

PMP Exam Preparation - ONLINE | Online Sessions Throughout The Year

PMP Exam Preparation – ONLINE

Online Sessions throughout the year| 10 Half-Days | ELECTIVE COURSE | 35 PDUs

This course is an intense review of exam material. At the beginning of each module there is a practice pre-test before the presentation of the course material which is followed by realistic, challenging, multiple-choice questions   Course Page

Upcoming Change Management Offerings

Change Management Practitioner - ONLINE | 4 Online Sessions Throughout 2021

Change Management Practitioner – ONLINE

4 Online Sessions throughout 2021| 10 Half-Days | 35 PDUs

The ability to handle change is the new criteria for leadership success. Change is an inevitable reality for all modern-day businesses and as companies continue to struggle with too many competing priorities and a lack of overall planning, change management is becoming increasingly important.   Course Page

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Project Management Certificate

 

You can earn a Goodman School of Mines Project Management Certificate by taking our training!

 

By completing the certificate you will have aquired enough PDU’s (Professional Development Units) to write your PMP Exam with the Project Management Institute and acquire your PMP accreditation.

Register for the Mandatory Course

 

In order to obtain the Goodman School of Mines Project Management Certificate, you must take the mandatory class titled Project Management Essentials. This course will run once or twice every year.

Choose 7 days of additional courses

 

You must also choose and complete 7 days of additional Project Management Training. You can select from the list of elective courses and take them as they become available. The full list of our course offerings can be found below. Alternatively, you can choose from 4 different certificate bundles of your liking.

 

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Get your certificate!

 

Once you have completed Project Management Essentials and 7 days of additional courses for a total of 10 days of training you will obtain your Goodman School of Mines Project Management Certificate.

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Our Course Lineup

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

3 DAY COURSE

MANDATORY COURSE

This course is designed to give new project managers and team members an overview of the various tools/techniques of project management and the key elements needed to deliver successful projects.

INTRODUCTION TO AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

1 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course aims to introduce stakeholders and project team members to the Agile way of working using the common Scrum framework.

PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS & STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

1 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the complexity of managing stakeholders and project communications.

PROJECT CLOSEOUT BEST PRACTICES

1 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course introduces project managers to the best practices for getting final signoffs and closing out projects.

PROJECT PROCUREMENT & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

1 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course will provide participants an overview of procurement practices, solicitation of bids, contract administration and will also provide a taste of contract law.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS FOR THE PROJECT MANAGER

2 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   Course participants will learn to employ Business Analysis tools, techniques, and approaches for better project outcomes.

MICROSOFT PROJECT ESSENTIALS

2 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This fundamental course provides you with the hands-on skills to plan and manage project activities. You will learn and practice using the software Microsoft Project.

MANAGING PROJECT RISK

1 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course explores quantitative and qualitative techniques to identify/analyze project risk factors.

CAPM® EXAM PREPARATION

3 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   Intense preparation for those preparing to write PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam.

PMP® EXAM PREPARATION

5 DAY COURSE

ELECTIVE COURSE   This course is an intense review of exam material. At the beginning of each module there is a practice pre-test before the presentation of the course material which is followed by realistic, challenging, multiple-choice questions

CANADA-ONTARIO JOB GRANT

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant can offset training costs to a maximum of $10,000 – $15,000 per employee.

WINDMILL MICROLOANS FOR SKILLED
IMMIGRANTS

Receive up to $15,000 to cover costs related to achieving career goals. Low income applicants are welcome and no Canadian credit history is required. To be eligible for a Windmill loan, you must be internationally trained with status as a Permanent Resident, Provincial Nominee, Canadian Citizen, Protected Person or Convention Refugee.

Why People Choose Our Training?

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Created For Working Professionals

 

Designed and flexible for individuals that have other commitments. Take the courses that are relevant to you while we keep track of your certificate progress.

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Beginner Friendly

 

No experience is required. Begin your training with our introductory course, Project Management Essentials and progress to more advanced courses at your pace.

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In-Class, Hands-On Learning

 

Our state-of-the-art Executive Learning Centre features leading edge technology, breakout rooms and a quiet and private area for all your learning needs.

QUESTIONS?

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