Lambton College

Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership • PMLS

Graduate Certificate

In the current business environment, professionals face many challenges due to the continuously evolving and competitive business world. One of the major challenges they face is managing complex projects that are critical to achieving their organizations
strategic initiatives.The program aligns itself with the PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Seventh Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2021 and heavily utilizes foundational standards and
practice frameworks prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).In the first term of the Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership program, students will acquire skills in project management and business leadership by working
through unique types of projects and business scenarios. Students will learn how projects originate; how to define scope and work through the project planning process. The student will gain knowledge in professional communications by learning Canadian
business practices and communication styles. They will also gain valuable technical and analytical expertise in a hands-on lab environment and/or their personal technological device (laptop or personal computer).During the second term of
the program, students further their project management knowledge by exploring the dynamics of managing project uncertainty including risk and procurement and acquiring the soft skills necessary to be successful leaders. They continue their journey
down the project management path by learning how to manage project execution while monitoring and controlling all aspects of the project during this critical phase. In this term, students begin co-op preparation through an instructor led course.The
scope of the third term is heavily focused on Agile Methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, etc. in addition to change and project health management while ensuring proper closing of a project. Soft skills are enhanced through an Everything You
Need to Know to be a Project Manager course. A capstone project simulation course enhances the core principles learned throughout the two terms. The fourth term is co-op where the student is provided with the necessary tools and mentoring
to acquire a co-op. Should the student not be eligible for co-op, another opportunity exists to enrol and gain further knowledge in the WIL program.

Program Duration:
2 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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