The Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre is partnering with Procept Associates to deliver a comprehensive project management curriculum in 2023-24. This is an outstanding opportunity for project-focused organizations to build their talent base, for future Project Manager’s on the road to their PMP, or for existing PMs to maintain their certifications. The below courses are offered to participants as individual courses and as a Certificate program. Those that enroll in the Certificate program will receive a certificate from Laurentian University's Goodman School of Mines upon completion.
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Here is a list of the courses that will be offered. Please note, courses will be delivered in half-day sessions and the dates are subject to change, but we are avoiding July, Aug, and Christmas holidays due to the usual vacation time. Participants will have the opportunity to select the courses most relevant to them.
These courses will be instructor-led virtual deliveries.
- 1-day Managing Project Risk:
This course looks at risk identification, qualitative, and quantitative techniques to identify the likelihood of a risk occurring and the impact if it does. A variety of risk response strategies are discussed and practiced during workshop exercises. Upon course completion, participants will be more confident in their ability to manage uncertainty.
More Details: https://training.procept.com/content/managing-project-risk
October 10, 11, 2023 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
Please note, this course is mandatory for the certificate program.
- 1-day Project Cost Management:
This course provides participants with an understanding of project cost estimating, budget development, and budget management. It is not intended to provide participants with the detailed methods of financial accounting. You will discuss project estimating methods, assigning and managing contingency, creating a time-phased project budget and practice earned value. The tools used in this workshop will provide you with stronger techniques to monitor and report on your project performance.
Nov 6-7, 2023 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
- 1-day Leading Project Driven Change:
This course introduces project managers to the fundamentals of change management practice, helping them to understand the risks introduced by change resistance and how to reduce or eliminate those risks. By incorporating the techniques revealed in this course into their toolkits, project managers will be better able to deal with stakeholders, reduce project delays, increase efficiencies, and reduce the risk of not meeting a project’s business case objectives.
More Details: https://training.procept.com/content/leading-project-driven-change
Dec 4-5, 2023 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
- 1-day Introduction to Agile Project Management:
This course will introduce stakeholders and project team members to the agile way of working using the common Scrum framework. Unlike typical Scrum-based training, however, the course expands the framework to include an overview of agile requirements management techniques and agile estimating and planning techniques that are used to set reasonable stakeholder expectations at the start of an agile project.
More Details: https://training.procept.com/content/introduction-agile
January 22-23, 2024 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
- 1-day Procurement and Contract Management:
This course will guide you through procurement practices, the bid process, contract negotiations, managing contractors and vendors for optimum performance and provide a taste of contract law. This course will provide the fundamental tools required for project managers. It will also offer you an insight into the role of the procurement officer or buyer on a project team.
More Details: https://training.procept.com/content/project-procurement-and-contract-management
Feb 26-27, 2024 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
- 1-day Project Closeout Best Practice:
This 1-day workshop introduces project managers to the best practices for getting final signoffs and closing out projects. Project managers will come away with a structured closeout framework and some templates that can be used to complete an orderly project closeout.
More Details: https://training.procept.com/content/project-closeout-best-practices
Mar 19-20, 2024 – 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST
10 day Certificate cost: $5400 + HST
1-Day Courses a-la-carte pricing: $629 + HST
2-Day Courses a-la-carte pricing: $989 + HST
3-Day Courses a-la-carte pricing: $1,439 + HST
Additional Costs that may be incurred:
- Exam fees are not included should the participant choose to pursue additional certifications
Procept Associates LTD's PMP Exam Prep Public Schedule 2023-2024
Interested in writing the PMP Exam? These sessions will get you ready to write.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant can offset training costs to a maximum of $10,000 – $15,000 per employee.
When filling out the application, please list the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre as the trainer.