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Project Management Course

York University's Schulich School of Business and University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business come together to help you study practical and effective management techniques for the successful execution of any project in THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE.

This course teaches you how to plan and execute organizational projects on time and on budget...

A project is any unique undertaking which requires a special organization and has stated objectives in terms of scope, time and cost. The Project Management Course takes a comprehensive view of “the total project,” from the planning and organizational stages to the actual implementation stage with special emphasis placed on control and continuous improvement.

Course coverage will include project management systems and will also explore the often neglected human side of Project Management and employee motivation. This is an ideal overview for anyone directly or indirectly involved in project development.

Today's fast-paced business environment demands that managers have formal project management training. This course is vital for:

  • New managers and project managers
  • Those undertaking unique projects
  • Corporate department heads
  • Senior executives with business planning responsibilities
  • Systems, manufacturing and operations personnel
  • Engineering professionals
  • Technology and research managers

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Essential PM terminology that will help enable you to communicate effectively with your peers
  • The phases of the project cycle
  • How to maintain control of time, scope, quality and costs
  • Understanding key stakeholder roles and responsibilities
  • Effective ways to monitor and control your projects
  • How to establish and use the proper communication channels
  • Develop early warning systems by tracking and measuring progress
  • How to closeout your project, gather lessons learned and implement best practices on future projects


3-Day course

Refund Policy

Edward’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.
One free transfer is permitted, provided written notice is received at least 14 days in advance of the course start date.
Late transfer requests, less than 14 days in advance of the start date, will incur a $100 + GST administration fee.
Additional transfers are $200 + GST each.

Participants may withdraw from a course at any time, however, a $500 + GST administration fee will be charged for withdrawing from the course up to 14 days prior to course start date. No course refund will be processed after this time.

Non-attendance does not constitute notice of withdrawal.

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Course Code: ESB201