Part-timeProject Management Certificate
|Schedule||Classes meet every few weeks during the day on Fridays and Saturdays.
You can complete the program in as little as five months. You have up to two years to finish.*
*Beginning on the day you start your first course (as long as the course is part of the program's curriculum when you apply).
|Upcoming terms||You can start with almost any course, except those where prerequisites apply. See individual courses for dates and details.
|Courses||13 required courses|
|Learning materials||See individual courses for required textbook. The cost of textbooks is not included in your tuition.|
|Tuition||Tuition is based on the total cost of individual course fees, which range from $430 to $860.|
|Application fee||$75 (non-refundable)|
|Application deadline||Apply anytime. There is no application deadline for this program.|
You'll have the opportunity to take an active role in your project management training and learn by doing. Courses offer a combination of lectures, presentations, discussions and practical examples.
Group work will prepare you to function as a member of a high-performing project team. You'll go through each course with others with whom you can share professional experience and ideas.
Coursework: What to expect
Most of SFU’s project management courses include pre-readings and assignments. You will also make presentations and participate in class exercises, group discussions and case studies.
By the time you have completed the last course in the program, we expect that you will have read through A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition (from March to July 2021) or 7th edition (effective September 2021), which can be purchased online, at local bookstores, or through the PMI website. See individual courses for further textbook information. The cost of textbooks is not included in your tuition.
Hardware and software requirements
You will need a computer that is connected to the internet so that you can access Canvas, our online course management system. You can check if your browser is compatible with Canvas by accessing Canvas guides here. We recommend you use Google Chrome or Firefox.
Also, you will need to enable your computer’s audio and microphone to participate in live sessions offered through Zoom Meetings.
You can find more information on our About Online Learning page.
To complete the Project Management Certificate, complete and pass all courses and submit a graduation request form. We evaluate all courses on a pass/fail basis using a combination of your assignments, individual or group projects, participation and attendance.
Attendance and participation throughout the full duration of a course is mandatory if you wish to be eligible to receive the Project Management Certificate. Please note that we ask you to be online at the posted starting time.
Watch our video for quick facts about the program.