Department of Management, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
The Minor in Project Management focuses on developing the broad set of knowledge and competencies expected of project management professionals. The courses are unique, varied and relevant to student who are interested in pursuing careers in business, engineering, computer science, bio-resource management, environmental design and rural development or other related fields.
By taking this minor, students will advance competencies in the following areas:
- Project Management
- Organizational Behaviour
After completing a Minor in Project Management, the student will be able to:
- Describe the fundamentals of project management, full project life cycle and various project management processes.
- Define stakeholder expectations and initiate a project successfully.
- Create a comprehensive project plan.
- Work effectively in teams and interact with stakeholders.
- Plan and monitor project budgets and schedules.
- Demonstrate the basic tools and techniques of managing project quality and risk.
- Accurately identify, develop and manage required resources.
- Navigate a project experiencing scope, resource, and scheduling constraints through effective communication.
- Describe the technical and human aspects of project control, especially change control.
- Describe the contextual relationship between the project and the organization that hosts the project.
- Explain and apply the importance of ethical considerations across multiple aspects of a project’s operations.
Minor Requirements (Honours)
A minimum of 5.00 credits is required (3.00 required credits, plus 2.00 credits of restricted electives of which at least 1.00 credits must be at the 3000 level or above).
|HROB*2010||Foundations of Leadership||0.50|
|HROB*2090||Individuals and Groups in Organizations||0.50|
|HROB*3100||Developing Management and Leadership Competencies||0.50|
|MGMT*4300||Advanced Project Management||0.50|
|Select 0.50 credits from the following:|
|Select 2.00 credits from the following, of which at least 1.00 credits are at the 3000 level or above:|
|EDRD*4120||Leadership Development in Small Organizations||0.50|
|FARE*4370||Food & Agri Marketing Management||0.50|
|HTM*3120||Service Operations Analysis||0.50|
|IDEV*3400||Managing and Evaluating Change in Development||0.50|
|PHIL*2600||Business and Professional Ethics||0.50|
|POLS*2250||Public Administration and Governance||0.50|
|REAL*4830||Real Estate Development Project||1.00|
Note: not all restricted elective courses identified in this list will necessarily be open to all students in the minor in Project Management. Some courses may have priority access restrictions or may be limited to students enrolled in the major from which the courses are drawn. In some cases, a Course Waiver Request form signed by the instructor may be required in order for students to add these courses to their schedule. Please consult with the department offering the course about possible access. Some courses may also have prerequisites which are identified in course descriptions in the academic calendar.