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Explore our project management programs

Project managers today must juggle shrinking timelines and rising expectations. Our project and process management programs are designed to help you deliver mission-critical work in an ever-changing world.

Join us in-class or online

Our programs are offered in three different formats: in-class, online real-time (facilitated live with specific start and end dates), and online on-demand (self-directed/self-paced, with no specific dates.) Please click the “Learn more” links to see the format for each individual program.

Business Analysis Essentials 

Learn the functions of the Business Analyst in supporting business projects. Gain techniques you can apply back at work to evaluate opportunities and to elicit, prioritize, communicate, and validate requirements, and to manage scope throughout the project life cycle.

Engaging and Managing Stakeholders 

A key success factor in any project is managing stakeholders’ expectations. Identify key stakeholders, obtain their buy-in, and align their requirements to organizational strategies. Build a pragmatic approach to continuously engage and influence them.

Fundamentals of Business Process Management

The daily operations of most firms involve the flow of goods and services through processes. Explore basic concepts and practices in managing business processes. Get applied experience in process mapping, process improvement, and process change management.

Lean Green Belt

This program develops the Lean concepts and techniques you need to drive measurable improvements and stronger performance in your organization. It includes expert coaching on applied project work that may lead to Lean Green Belt certification.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt 

This workshop introduces the essence, tools, and methods of LSS. Expand your familiarity with the DMAIC framework. Explore how LSS can be used in strategic initiatives and projects across different areas. Build hands-on skills that you can apply immediately back at work.

Procurement and Contract Management Practices

Learn a process for converting business needs into outsourced goods and services. Ensure an equitable process and due diligence in tendering. Select the best suppliers, and manage stakeholders involved in the supply chain.

Project Management Essentials 

This program looks at the total project management process: from initiating to closing. It also describes scope, time, cost, quality, risk, resources, communication, and stakeholders, as well as the human factors that play an important role in every project.

Project Management for Administrative Professionals

Feeling overwhelmed by tasks and deadlines? Use project management techniques to plan and manage your project workloads with less stress and better results. Direct your time, energy, and resources wisely. Communicate and work effectively with others.

Project Portfolio Management 

Designed for experienced project leaders, this program describes a disciplined process for driving the organization’s vision through its project work. Interpret company strategy and use it to strengthen portfolio performance and governance. 

Risk Management Essentials

Risk management is a proactive process for resolving problems before they occur. It’s also about managing the positive outcome of risk: opportunity. Explore a structured process for identifying and managing both the negative and positive impacts of risk.

"The instructor provides practical knowledge and real-world experience you can't learn from reading a book. Highly recommended for those just starting out, as well as for those with experience."

Anne Siopongco
Operations Process Lead, FortisBC

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