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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) - ONLINE
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 (Fall 2022) - ONLINE
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
Project Procurement & Contract Management
Project Communications & Stakeholder Management
Managing Project Risk
Managing Project Risk (Fall 2022) - ONLINE
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
Defining & Managing Project Scope
Project Delivery Principles
Project Delivery Principles (Fall 2022) - ONLINE
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.
Leading Project-Driven Change
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.
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 (Fall 2022) - ONLINE
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 2022
Change Management Practitioner – ONLINE
4 Online Sessions throughout 2022| 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.
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.
Our Course Lineup
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS
3 DAY 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.
DEFINING & MANAGING PROJECT SCOPE
2 DAY COURSE
ELECTIVE COURSE 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.
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
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?
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.
No experience is required. Begin your training with our introductory course, Project Management Essentials and progress to more advanced courses at your pace.
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.