Get a handle on your project. Whatever your area of expertise, learn and apply the fundamental concepts of effective project management. A seasoned PMP designated professional will work with you throughout a project management cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing. This course will have participants take on the role of project team member to learn and apply the essential concepts of effective project management throughout a project management life cycle.
(Note: This course has a new course code. It was formerly TECJ410)
The online format of the course lets you study from anywhere, anytime.
The course is 13 weeks in duration. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the course management system, Brightspace. For more information, visit our page on online learning.
This course is also available for in-person, on-campus instruction in a classroom environment.
Students completing this course will be able to:
maximize the use of project management models, methods, and artifacts
work on a live, virtual project team
execute the concepts and methodologies needed to plan, manage, and integrate project work from initiation to close
increase their self-awareness to be an effective project leader and project teammat
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Any requests to withdraw received more than a week prior to the course start date will be issued a full tuition refund. A refund—less an administrative fee ($60)—will be issued if you request to withdraw or transfer courses within the week prior to the course start date. No refunds will be issued after the course start date. Requests to transfer from one course section to another, or to withdraw from one course to another, are considered course withdrawals and will adhere to withdrawal deadlines noted above.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course may use education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies and the instructor to use other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).