In the current business environment, professionals have much more responsibility. Today, they are leaders and managers. Indeed, one of the major challenges they face is managing complex projects that are critical to their business organizations.

In the first year of the Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership program, students will gain skills in project management and business leadership. The program includes all nine project management knowledge areas based on the PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013.

During the second year of the program, studies go beyond the mechanics of the project and explore the dynamics of managing relationships. The scope of the third term includes stakeholder, client and executive relationship management, organizational culture and cultural pluralism and leading the project team in the project environment. Lastly, in the full-time work term or applied project students gain experience in a project-based work environment.

This program requires students to purchase a mandatory eBook and courseware fees. This fee will be applied to your student account in the first and second term. This program requires students to bring their own technological devices. See device requirements.

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Admission Requirements

A college diploma or university degree

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
- or -
IELTS of 5.5 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first semester of study.
-or-
Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Project Management Professionals serve as strategic liaisons between the business and technological functions of an organization. Project managers integrate business processes and complex technologies while serving as consultants, designers, leaders and/or implementers of new solutions that assist an organization in achieving their business goals.

Employment opportunities may include: project manager, project control analyst, project analyst, business analyst, project schedule analyst, project control officer, project coordinator, director, business systems analyst and general manager.

For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information