Project Management - 399

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
One year or less
OSAP Checkmark OSAP Eligible
Learn the latest tools, techniques, and mindset that will prepare you for a fulfilling career as a project manager.

NEW! Complete your Project Management graduate certificate in 2 semesters


Program Highlights

  • Study in a field that is both highly sought after and relevant to today’s business problems and opportunities. 

  • Learn from industry-experienced professionals. 

  • Considered the cornerstone in many organizations, Project Managers are highly sought after in a wide range of industries. 

  • This program addresses emerging trends in project management through courses in Agile project management 

  • Upon completion of the first semester of the program, you’ll be eligible to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification (an entry-level designation offered by the Project Management Institute, PMI). 


What you'll learn

  • Use a variety of project management techniques, skills, and knowledge to support improved business outcomes. 
  • Develop strategies to bridge the gap between business needs and the desired outcome using appropriate project management tools, techniques, and mindset. 
  • Assess approaches to solving business problems using established evidence-based decision-making techniques. Understand what the project performance data that you are collecting is telling you and how to guide projects to successful completion. 
  • Use a project management approach to communicate technical and business information to a variety of stakeholders. 
  • This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) program. See Laptop Requirements under Additional Information.

View the Exceptions Calendar for start dates and semester break information.

Program Length

  • 2 semesters (14 weeks each)
  • Mandatory 7 week capstone course in semester 2

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Program delivery

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Domestic and International student admission requirements

An Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or University Degree or an acceptable combination of related work experience and postsecondary education (as determined by the College). 


Language Requirements: 

  • IELTS Academic overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT 88
  • CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60
  • PTE Academic 58
  • Mohawk College English Language Test (Accuplacer: Assessment for Success) aligned with CAEL Band
  • Completion of level 8 of the General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes (GAS-EAP). Placement in the GAS-EAP program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS Academic

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition and Fees

2023 - 2024 Domestic Tuition and Fees

DescriptionSemester 1Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees$814.66$758.46
Co-op FeesN/AN/A
Compulsory Program Fees$0.00$0.00
Domestic Tuition$2,795.66$2,795.66
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester$3,610.32$3,554.12
Total 1st Year Fees$7,164.44

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2023 - 2024 International Tuition and Fees

DescriptionSemester 1Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee$8,525.00$8,525.00
Co-op FeesN/AN/A
Program Compulsory Fees$0.00$0.00
International Tax Recovery$450.00$375.00
Total International Per Semester$8,975.00$8,900.00
Total 1st Year Fees$17,875.00

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Financial Assistance

When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career. 

As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

Available Financial Assistance Resources:

Apply for Awards:

By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.

Financial Literacy and Money Coaching:

Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.

Course Overview & Descriptions

Click on the course title for a course description.

Experiential Learning

How you'll gain skills

  • Complete a capstone project by applying knowledge and skills acquired throughout your program.
  • Experience an interactive and accurate representation of a real-life situation through case studies and simulations.

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Manage project goals, constraints, deliverables, performance criteria, quality control needs, and resource requirements as defined by project stakeholders. 
  2. Align management and leadership strategies when working on projects according to internal organizational culture. 
  3. Adapt management style in response to issues that arise when managing projects.
  4. Facilitate communication, negotiation, and collaboration with all stakeholders to ensure the successful completion of projects. 
  5. Ensure compliance of ethical and professional standards when managing projects.
  6. Manage relationships and resolve conflict to establish motivation and promote positive organizational change.
  7. Develop and apply strategies for career and professional development to enhance work performance for self and others.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options: 

  • Project Manager 
  • Scrum Master 
  • Product Owner 
  • Operations Analyst 
  • Quality Assurance Analyst 
  • Software Tester 
  • Analytics Professional 
  • Data Analyst 
  • Business Systems Analyst 
  • Change Management Specialist 


Where you could work includes: 

  • Information Technology 
  • Project Management 
  • Financial and Insurance industries 
  • Health sector 
  • Government and Public sector 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Business Professional/Consulting 


Opportunities for grads 

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) credential 
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification 
  • Micro-badges through IBM and Cognitive Class. 

Additional Information

Coursework purchase:

As part of your BUSN10277 coursework in semester 1, there is a required workshop/assessment fee component that is separate from your tuition fees. The cost is $79.95, students will purchase this online through the bookstore.

Laptop Requirements

As indicated in our admission requirements, a mandatory PC laptop program has been implemented. This initiative enhances the student-learning environment and increases student satisfaction, providing each graduate with industry-standard hardware and software that will support you in pursuit of your career goals. 

PC Platforms


The laptop specifications below are recommendations only. If you already own a laptop that is reasonably close to these specifications you are not required to purchase a new device.

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
CPU (Minimum)Intel Core i5 to i7
RAM (Minimum)16 GB
Storage250 GB to 500 GB
Peripherals (included or purchased separately)Webcam
(This is likely integrated to the laptop already)
Screen Size14" to 16"

Apple MacBooks

MAC laptops are not recommended for students in the Project Management Grad Certificate program.

Program Specific Software

There will be some software used during class. Students will be advised how to access program specific software during class and will have instructions on how to install these. Some examples of software that will be used:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PPT, Excel, OneNote): Free to all students through their Office 365 student account
  • Zoom Conferencing
  • Project Management simulation software

Program Coordinator

Chris Spraakman

Chris Spraakman

Business Management and Graduate Studies, Business Analysis and Project Management


Program Coordinator

Chris Spraakman

Chris Spraakman

Business Management and Graduate Studies, Business Analysis and Project Management

Canadian Domestic Students

Fennell Campus (FF)
May 2024
Sep 2024
Jan 2025

International Students

Additional Information