Curriculum Guideline

Project Management (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDPMGT
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Business
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Project Management PD Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201630
End Term
201920
Credential
Post Degree Diploma in Project Management
Length of Program
One year
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • A minimum grade of “C” for each individual course is required
  • 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

ACCT 3008

Accounting for Managers

3.00

BUSN 1210

Management Essentials

3.00

BUSN 3600

Essentials of Project Management

3.00

BUSN 3610

Managing Project Communications, Stakeholders and Human Resources

3.00

BUSN 3620

Managing Project Scope and Schedule

3.00

BUSN 3630

Managing Project Budgets, Quality, Risk and Procurements

3.00

BUSN 4640

Project Management Methodologies

3.00

CSIS 2200

Systems Analysis and Design

3.00

MARK 1120

Introductory Marketing

3.00

Elective

Any college-credit course

3.00

Total Credits

 

30.00

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will:

  • Obtain broad knowledge of the theories and principles of projects and project management
  • Understand the roles of various stakeholder in project success.
  • Develop skills and abilities to manage projects to deliver results on time, within budget and to a high quality standard.
  • Have the requisite knowledge and skills to pass the following certification exams offered by the Project Management Institute:
    • CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management), 
    • PMP (Project Management Professional), and 
    • PMI-ACP (Project Management Institute-Agile Certified Practitioner)