Project Management

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Project Management Exams

Keyano College, in partnership with MacEwan University, offers a Project Management Certificate.

The participants learn practical project management knowledge, strategies, and skills to manage projects through their life cycle. The program also allows learners to develop project budgeting and strategic planning skills while discovering how to motivate their teams, delegate tasks, and communicate with stakeholders effectively throughout projects.

This program is ideal for project managers working towards the Project Management Professional designation and those who want to advance their careers in various project management fields.

The courses in this certificate program are approved for 119 hours of the required 150 hours of study in one or more of the 18 approved subject areas towards the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) program, through Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training. Students can also earn continuing education unit credits for both Alberta and Ontario Water and Waste Water Operator Certification

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Admission Requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in Keyano College Continuing Education courses.
  • There is no admission requirement/application process to start a non-credit certificate program. 
  • Students who completed Keyano Asset Planning Management Program Modules 2, 3, 4, and 6 together are considered equivalent to MMP module 6. Please see the full information on the PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada PLAR page.
  • Students must complete an Advanced Credit Form. 

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Program structure

Delivery Format: HyFlex

Recommended Textbook: Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide, 7th edition. Textbooks are available at Keyano Bookstore.

All course materials will be posted on the Keyano Learning Management System ( before a course start.

  • Students use their Keyano student credentials to access their accounts.
  • Please email or call 780-791-4801 if you don’t know your credential.


All courses earn PMI Professional Development Units (PDUs). The number of PDUs is equal to hours of instruction. For details, visit the Project Management Institute.

Courses may be completed individually, or complete the seven required courses to achieve your Project Management certificate.  You can complete this program in one semester depending on course availability. A minimum of 80% attendance is required in all courses. 

Project Management courses 

The Basics of Project Management (CEPM201)

21 hours, $795

Projects deliver value in the workplace, helping organizations to achieve business goals and objectives. This course will introduce novice project managers to project management concepts and serve as a refresher for seasoned project managers. You will have the opportunity to plan a project of your choosing. This will allow you to explore best practices in Agile and Waterfall project management frameworks and to apply standard project management techniques, such as stakeholder assessment, risk analysis and lessons learned.

This course is recommended to be taken first in the Project Management Certificate

Project Scope and Quality (CEPM202)

14 hours, $595

Organizations are increasingly dependent on effective project management to achieve strategic objectives and
organizational goals. In this course, students will learn how to manage the activities and functions in a project to meet the requirements, scope, and quality expectations to produce the expected deliverables. Learners will establish the development approach (Predictive, Adaptive, or Hybrid), delivery cadence, and project life cycle needed to optimize project outcomes and deliver value. These concepts will be applied to various exercises based on real world examples and case studies.

Fundamentals of Project Planning (CEPM203)

21 Hours, $795

A changing economic landscape, a newly emerging workplace environment and new challenges imposed by climate change all create a need for successful project planning. Delivering a well-organized project plan is essential for successfully executing and delivering the needs of projects in this new landscape. Detailed project knowledge on successfully executing project planning is a must-have for any individual who aims to develop the ability to successfully plan projects is an important skill in a wide range of careers and industries.

This course presents the main concepts of Project Planning, providing learners with a fundamental and refined outlook on the details of Project Management Planning through practical application of the theory.

Working With Stakeholders (CEPM204)

14 Hours, $595

Learn how to identify and engage effectively with stakeholders to foster support for project goals and objectives while building dynamic teams. Concepts include assessing stakeholders and managing their expectations, principles for organizational change management and developing a communication plan. Students will apply and use various techniques such as stakeholder analysis, negotiating, and active listening while evaluating their communication styles

Leading and Managing a Team (CEPM205)

21 Hours, $795

Leading and managing a team to deliver project outcomes can be challenging. In this course you will learn leadership skills that will assist you in leading with vision as well as practical, hands-on tactics to ensure work is completed and project outcomes are achieved. Real world scenarios are used to explore these topics and provide you a chance to apply different tactics and techniques.

Managing Risks on Projects (CEPM206) 

14 hours, $595

Whether a project is just starting, or it is near the end, project risk must be identified, defined, assessed, and mitigated wherever possible. In this course, learners will examine the overarching risk management process in project management and the various risk management strategies and activities that can be deployed to manage risk. A range of risk management strategies and activities will be presented based on industry best practices, tools and techniques. Learners will learn project risk management through a mix of discussion, exercises, and case studies.

Measuring and Reporting on Project Activity (CEPM207)

14 Hours, $595

This course presents the main concepts of measuring project performance to ensure a project stays on track. Learners will focus on deliverable metrics, baseline performance, control values, forecasts and troubleshooting. With a focus on newly emerging workplaces and evolving company and business needs, project managers need to demonstrate accountability, make sure project deliverables are meeting expectations, tracking the utilization of resources, and make sure the stakeholder’s needs are met. The course has a cross-directional approach, immersing the students in Monitoring & Controlling practices in close connection with Deliverables and Delivery and Uncertainty mitigation practices.

PDUs Opportunities 

Schedule and Fees

All courses are subject to GST and a $5 tech fee. 
Project Management 2023 - 2024 Schedule

Course CodeCourse NameHoursDate/DayDelivery FormatTuition
CEPM201 The Basics of Project Management 21

Oct 14, 15, 28, 2023


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 HyFlex $795
CEPM202 Project Scope & Quality 14

Nov 4, 5, 2023


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $595
CEPM203 Fundamentals of Project Planning 21

Nov 18, 19, 25, 2023


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $795
CEPM204 Working with Stakeholders 14

Dec 9, 10, 2023


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $595
CEPM205 Leading & Managing a Team 21

Jan 20, 21, 27, 2024


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $795
CEPM206 Managing Risk on Projects 14

Feb 10, 11, 2024


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $595
CEPM207 Measuring & Reporting on Project Activity 14

Feb 24, 25, 2024


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

 HyFlex $595

Project Management Professional (PMP) exams

Keyano College is an approved testing center for PMI. Please visit the Testing Services page for PMP exam booking information. Please review the PMI Student Handbook to find out if you are eligible to write the exam.

You can send your payment through PMI and please note the details below for your application:

  • When it asks if you are taking a test as a group, say “No”, as this is to indicate a specific group test
  • When it asks if there is a CBT site in your area, you don't need to search, just say “No”
  • When it asks if there is a PBT site in your area, you don't need to search, just say “Yes”
PMI exam dates 
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Project Management Institute Customer Care

Instructor Biography  

Nada Al-Khaladi

Nada Al-Khaladi serves as the Manager of Institutional Research at Keyano College. Her extensive skill set, encompassing roles such as project manager, business analyst, researcher, facilitator, and educator, contributes to her diverse background, benefiting both her students and the organization. Leveraging her numerous years of notable achievements, she brings forth unique perspectives on personal and professional development.

Nada's educational qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Science, a Diploma in Business Administration, a certificate in Human Resource Management, and certification as a facilitator for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW). She is also a certified Business Analyst and Project Manager Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). She is currently pursuing a series of PMI micro-credentials focused on organizational transformation.

Nada is passionate about helping students in their journey to pass the PMP certification exam. She has instructed and facilitated both in-person and virtual sessions on project management and ISWs, imparting her knowledge and expertise to aspiring professionals.

Nancy Baker

Nancy Baker has more than 20 years of experience leading projects in many sectors. She has extensive experience as a project manager, change manager, and business analyst. Nancy is well versed in project management methodologies, process architecture, organizational change management, team building, communications, and delivering software and process improvement projects.

Nancy is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Prosci Change Management. She is currently the Senior Manager of Professional Services for the software company ProcedureFlow and focuses on helping organizations visualize and simplify complicated organizational processes.

Yonis Libah

Yonis Libah holds an advanced diploma in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and he is an active member of the Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta. In addition, he has been a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) since 2014 by the Project Management Institute and currently serves as a member on the Board of Directors at Community Futures Wood Buffalo. 


Yonis has 17 years of progressive professional experience in capital and sustaining projects in both oil/gas and manufacturing industries. Throughout his career, Yonis has performed a variety of roles in project management fields which enabled him to build a solid base of knowledge and expertise. He has worked as a Project Development Lead, Project Estimator, and Lead Planner and Scheduler. By joining Keyano College in 2019 as a Project Management Instructor, it allowed him to share his passion, skills, and knowledge of project management with the community. 


In his spare time, he enjoys travelling and playing basketball. 

Golam Mostafa

Golam Mostafa holds a Master in Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and Project Management Professional (PMP).  Golam is an expert in Project Management and Supply Chain Management and passionate to help students and career building in the challenging job market.  Golam has been employed with Suncor Energy as a Supply Chain Management Specialist since 2006.  Throughout his career, he has designed and implemented various processes to improve safety performance, equipment reliability, cost reduction, and continuous growth. When Golam is not in the office, he enjoys networking and teaching.

Student Testimonials

"Keyano's Project Management program offers informative courses taught by experienced professionals. This program provides me the practical insight needed to take the first steps towards becoming a Project Management Professional. If you enjoy leading people this course is a must have foundation" - Johnny Bray,  Diversified

"It seemed obvious to me that the instructor is invested in the curriculum he was teaching.  He conducted himself in a professional manner.  This was my first instructor led class done online. I found it very effective. Online platform was easy to navigate. I look forward to attending another Project Management course that he is instructing." 

"The Basics of Project Management is a good course for people to refine their knowledge and for new workers to Project Management" -  Adam Juhlin 

Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

The Canada-Alberta Job Grant provides funding to Alberta business to help hire and train employees. You can receive up to $10,000 per employee per year for skills training.  Keyano College has a list of pre-approved courses and program areas that are eligible for the grant.  Visit our Canada-Alberta Job Grant webpage for information on how to apply and employer benefits.


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