Project Management courses

Algonquin College

Project Management (co-op And Non Co-op Version) in Algonquin College

  • Duration : 1 Years
  • Intake : September
  • Level : Certificate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 16,959 CAD Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 88
  • PTE : 0

About Project Management (co-op And Non Co-op Version) in Algonquin College

Sought after discipline that transforms your leadership qualities into a career.

The one-year Project Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares you for a rewarding career in project management. Project management is a highly sought discipline that applies technical, leadership and business strategy skills to plan and execute projects effectively and efficiently. There is a growing demand for project managers in the global economy.

Our experienced faculty are dedicated to preparing you to thrive in a project leadership position. Algonquin College is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®and is approved by the PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for its training programs.

Learn to move a project along its lifecycle phases through the application of concepts, strategies and best practices. Acquire creative, practical and advanced expertise that contributes to ensuring overall project success via the combination of in-class and practical learning activities. Get hands-on project experience via a work integrated learning opportunity, which serves as a vehicle for incorporating and applying skills obtained during the academic studies and providing an opportunity to handle real-life situations.

Learn the tools, perspective and expertise necessary to successfully achieve results and deliver value. Develop a critical understanding of ten knowledge areas according to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)®.

Students also have the option to gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term (see Additional Information for more details). Please note that places in the co-op version of the program are subject to availability.

Upon graduation, you may find employment as a project management practitioner in a wide range of national, international, profit and non-profit organizations. You could also pursue a career as a(n):

  • Assistant or junior project manager
  • Project administrator
  • Project control officer
  • Project coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Project scheduler
  • Project team leader

PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


This program is well suited for individuals who:

  • Have strong leadership skills.
  • Are motivated to lead small, large and complex projects.
  • Are focused and committed to attaining goals and on time delivery.
  • Are creative and strategic thinkers.
  • Are interested in how people and projects drive performance in organizations.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Adapt well to change.
  • Are able to work in a team environment.


Graduates may pursue careers as assistant or junior project managers, project administrators, project control officers, project coordinators, project managers, project schedulers, project team leaders, and directors in public and private sectors.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Manage the scope, cost, schedule, and quality of a project, and create and adapt plans in response to external and internal issues.

2. Align projects to organizations` strategic plans and provide business justifications throughout the project lifecycle.

3. Define project goals, constraints, deliverables, performance criteria, control needs, and resource requirements in consultation with stakeholders.
4. Interact with teams and stakeholders in a professional manner, respecting differences, to support a collaborative project environment.

5. Use technology tools for communication, collaboration, information
management, and decision support.

6. Promote operational effectiveness and sound project management practices by applying communication and leadership strategies.

7. Apply appropriate legal and ethical standards in the management of

8. Adapt project management strategies to project selection, resource
management, contract administration and operations management in a variety of economic sectors.

9. Enhance communication in organizations and outline the role of leadership, culture and policy differences impacting projects.

10. Identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic
commitment and environmental stewardship.

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree or equivalent.

  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).
  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

Algonquin College Highlights

College Type Publicly funded
Number of Campuses 3
Annual Endowments 3.7 million CAD
Student Retention Rate 86.3 %
Total number of programs 340
Mode of Programmes Full time, Part time, Online
Work Study Program Yes, for full time programs
Cost of Attendance 2,900 CAD
Financial aid Bursaries, Scholarship, Awards
Language Proficiency IELTS/TOEFL or Algonquin EAP program

Algonquin College Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Tuition & Books (1 Year)  
Includes Tuition, Health Insurance, Upass (bus pass)
and Student Access Fees (8-Month Academic Year)
$16,200 – $22,000
Learning Resources and School Supplies $200 – $1,000
Optional Items  
Gym Membership (On-campus) $300
Clothing $800
Miscellaneous $1,150
Total Optional Items $2,250
Homestay (Fees are for 1 Month)  
Application fee $250
Accommodations & Meals (3 meals/day) $940
Total Homestay $1,190
Residence (8 Months)  
Accommodations $7,720
Meal Plan (Mandatory) $3,350
Total Residence $11,070
Off Campus Housing 1 Month  
2 Bedroom Apartment (estimated cost only) $1,200 – $1,400

Know more about Studying in Canada

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Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Canada CA$8890 Per Year
Entrance Exams in Canada TOEFL: 86 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 60 | GRE: 309 | GMAT: 560 | SAT: 1177
Work and Study in Canada Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in Canada Up to 3 Years after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in Canada CAD 150
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Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 16,959

Hostel & Meals :

$ 11,945


$ 28,904