Project Management improves your ability to implement mission critical work on time and on budget. Considered the cornerstone in any organization, Project Managers are highly sought after in a wide range of industries including; health care, government, education, manufacturing transportation & IT. Study the competencies required to move a business opportunity through conceptualization, initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing, ensuring success.
Level 1 Expected Availability Credits Fall Winter Summer Project ManagementMGMT-6020 3 Yes Yes Yes In today's competitive business environment project management skills must include the ability to deliver projects on time, on budget, and to the satisfaction of the customer. The purpose of this introductory course is to examine the general principles, practices, tools, and resources associated with managing a diversity of workplace projects. Organizing the Project Management TeamMGMT-5080 3 No No Yes An examination of the skills required to staff a project team and the characteristics of personnel and activities specific to project management. This course addresses how a project team can be self-managed within traditional workplace models and the critical need for time and resource management to meet specific deadlines and objectives. Project Management Cost & ProcurementMGMT-5079 3 No No No An introduction to Project Management costing and Project Management Procurement principles and their specific relationship to Cost Estimating, Cost Budgeting, Cost Control, Plan Purchases and Acquisitions, Plan Contracting, Request Seller Responses, Select Sellers, Contract Administration, Contract Closure. Project Risk ManagementMGMT-6005 3 No Yes Yes This course is an introduction to Risk Management methodologies applicable in the context of project or program management. It establishes the need for examining risks and opportunities in projects and describes a variety of approaches and proven tools and techniques which can lead to significant reduction of project risks as well as to improved project performance. Ethical Issues in BusinessMGMT-3021 3 Yes Yes Yes Organizations which are supportive of a positive ethical culture enjoy critical competitive advantages, such as a good reputation and the respect and support of their clients, employees and other stakeholders. This course is designed to assist employees in developing and understanding a framework with which to make ethical decisions. Cases will be drawn from real business situations. Research papers and case studies will be used to formulate the discussion topics. Expected Availability Credits Fall Winter Summer Organizational Business CommunicationCOMM-6002 3 Yes Yes Yes This course provides an overview of important communication concepts and skills required in business. Topics covered include: writing clear reports and documentation, making effective presentations, and fostering interpersonal skills. Human Resources ManagementMGMT-1017 3 Yes Yes Yes This course will introduce students to the role of the human resources professional in the field of human resources management. Topics such as job analysis, training and development, recruitment and selection, health and safety, planning, performance management, employment legislation and career development, with additional functional areas of human resources will be presented. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: https://www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/default. aspx Organizational BehaviourMGMT-3007 3 Yes Yes Yes Students in this course will acquire and learn to apply the knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully in any organization. Organizational, team and individual relationships and processes and their impact on organizational outcomes will provide the framework for the course. Within this framework, various topics, including theories of organizational behaviour, decision making, communication, motivation, leadership, values, emotion, conflict, negotiation and perception, will be examined. Students will complete a personality assessment and relate their results to course concepts. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx Art of NegotiationMGMT-6006 3 No No No Business professionals play an integral role in effective negotiations in their daily responsibilities. This course will provide an overview of the essential elements of the negotiation process and provide you with the opportunity to learn skills and strategies that can help you reach mutual agreement in your leadership role. Quality Assurance Program & TechniquesMGMT-3017 3 No No Yes You will learn about the various Quality Assurance Programs that are currently being implemented by businesses. This course will enhance your understanding about how Quality Assurance programs are managed and the techniques used in ensuring a quality system. Project Management Scheduling SoftwareCOMP-1411 3 No Yes Yes This is a hands-on course to teach the project scheduling software MS Project from introduction to the advanced level. Students will follow the text and complete each lesson as homework as directed by the Instructor. Classroom time will be used to challenge the understanding of the lesson material on complete 'what if' scenarios. This course is offered through OntarioLearn by the host college, Algonquin college.
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