Certificate in Project Management


The Certificate in Project Management has been developed by McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies.

This comprehensive online course is fully aligned with A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 7th edition and consists of 14 online modules. Case studies, quizzes, live webinars led by McGill’s project management experts – as well as practical tips and advice provided by experienced project management professionals – complement the theory and concepts explained in the course. Downloadable templates allow you to apply your learning immediately on the job.

Your virtual mentors – McGill instructors who are seasoned project management professionals – share real-life cases and in-the-field experience through mentor video clips.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive an attestation from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies indicating that you have earned 35 Contact Hours of formal project management education required to be eligible to apply to take Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exams.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of project management principles and concepts as outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), 7th edition
  • Articulate the key role, responsibilities and skills required of a successful Project Manager
  • Apply practical tools and templates that enable these principles to practice, on current and future projects
  • Anticipate and manage some of the common situations and challenges that project managers face
  • Meet project management educational requirements to be eligible to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credentials

Course Content

The Certificate in Project Management consists of the following fourteen (14) online modules:

  1. Project Management Foundations
  2. The Project Environment
  3. Project Managers & Their Role
  4. Project Integration Management
  5. Project Scope Management
  6. Project Schedule Management
  7. Project Cost Management
  8. Project Quality Management
  9. Project Resource Management
  10. Project Communications Management
  11. Project Risk Management
  12. Project Procurement Management
  13. Project Stakeholder Management
  14. Bringing it All Together

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 35 Hours
  • Level: Certificate
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$1,095.00 CAD