Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Project Management

Project Management Foundations

For new project managers or those without previous formal training who want an overview of the project management framework based on the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

The course provides an overview of project management techniques for planning and executing projects. Topics include creating a scope of work, developing the budget and schedule, tools for managing risk and communications, and strategies for implementing project tracking techniques to control the project budget, schedule, and quality. The program covers the technical and soft skills which project managers require, based on the standards of the Project Management Institute. Theory and real world examples of these methodologies are provided in an interactive format. You gain skills that you can apply on your own projects.

Date: March 16 and 17, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: OM 2731
Fee: $899


Advanced Project Management

Participants receive advanced project management skills development training building on the theory and fundamentals learned in the Project Management Foundations workshop. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which experienced project managers face in their work along with practical tools for managing projects, based on PMI and PMBOK best practices. Topics include managing changing client requirements, managing scope change requests, delivering projects with limited resources, lack of authority for project managers, managing difficult clients, managing project initiation, formulating and executing the project plan, creating strategies to manage risk, measuring performance & maintaining control, creating strategies to manage client expectations and achieve client satisfaction, and methodologies for integrating project management into your daily work. Instruction and industry examples of these methodologies are provided in an interactive format.

Date: April 27 and 28
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: OM 1741
Fee: $899


PMP Certification Preparation Workshop

PMP® Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) demonstrates competence of project management skills. This workshop prepares participants to write the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam and provides the 35 hour educational credits required for new applications.

All official exam topics are covered using the PMI framework. The program features:

  • Comprehensive review of all PMBOK subject matter
  • Review of all PMI Knowledge Areas
  • Reference Binder covering all PMP exam topics organized by subject, knowledge area
  • Hundreds of review questions with answers for each topic
  • PMP Prep Study Guide Text
  • Exam Simulation Software to gauge your readiness to take the exam. Simulates the actual exam.

This program also provides advanced level project management skills development training which participants can apply right away on the job.

Date: June 5 – 9, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: OM 2731
Fee: $1,899