Project Management

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Project Management Exams

Every new project comes with its own set of challenges, but the skills employees need to manage each of them are the same – organizing and motivating the right team, delegating tasks, time and budget management, and strategic planning skills. 

Keyano College, in partnership with MacEwan University, offers a Project Management Certificate, delivered by PMI® credential holders, using courses aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI) PMBOK® Guide 7th edition. Students will develop practical knowledge, strategies, and skills that can be immediately applied to managing or coordinating projects through their life cycle.

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

To enroll in a Keyano College Continuing Education course, you must be 18 years of age or older. A minimum of a high school diploma and relevant work experience is recommended; however, we encourage you to discuss your situation and needs with a program administrator.

Program structure

This program is delivered in blended learning format for the 2022-2023 academic year. Students will access the Keyano Learning Management System ( for all course materials. This is designed to increase accessibility and flexibility within the program. Please email Continuing Education or call 780-799-0535  if you don’t know your credential.

This program can be completed in 7 months, depending on course availability. 

RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK: The textbook used throughout this program is Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide, 7th edition and is available for purchase at the Keyano Bookstore.

Schedule and Fees

Below is the schedule and fees for the Project Management program.

This program is subject to a $5 per course tech fee.

Project Management 2022 - 2023 Schedule
Course Code Semester Course Name Date/Day Time Room Tuition
CEPM204-01 Winter Working with Stakeholders Mar 4, 5, 2023 (Sat/Sun) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  CC212 $595
CEPM205-01 Winter Leading & Managing a Team Mar 25, 26, Apr 1, 2023 (Sat/Sun, Sat) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  CC212 $795
CEPM206-INTS Winter Managing Risk on Projects Apr 29, 30, 2023 (Sat/Sun) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Virtual $595


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. 

Curriculum is designed to align with PMBOK Guide 7th edition.

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 a Project (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

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.

Software courses 


Microsoft Project - By corporate request only

Microsoft Project is a 21-hour course that covers how to create a customized project plan Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project is a powerful tool that allows you to track the progress of your projects. You'll learn how to manage a project's time, budgets and resources as well as schedule and track project tasks.

Course topics include using drawing tools, setting options, workgroup functions, Project Central, sharing data among programs, multi-project management, cost management, tracking results, and resource and task management.

PDUs Opportunities - MindEdge


60 PDU Project Management Course Bundle
Cost: $999.00 (1,286.69 CAD)

Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 33 | Leadership PDUs: 25.5 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 12.25 | Technical PM PDUs: 23.25

CEUs: 3.3 (Contact Hours: 61)   |   Auditor CPE Credits: 34   |   HRCI Credits: 18 (Specified - Strategic Business)   |   SHRM Credits: 46

Cost: $199.00 (256.31 CAD)
Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 3 | Leadership PDUs: 7.75 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.5 | Technical PM PDUs: 3.75
CEUs: 0.3 (Contact Hours: 12)   |   HRCI Credits: 3 (General)   |   SHRM Credits: 12
Cost: $659.00 (848.77 CAD)
Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 18 | Leadership PDUs: 16.25 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 4 | Technical PM PDUs: 13.75
ACE Credits:    |   CEUs: 1.8 (Contact Hours: 37)   |   Auditor CPE Credits: 21   |   HRCI Credits: 18 (General)   |   SHRM Credits: 34
Cost: $249.00 (320.70 CAD)
Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 8 | Leadership PDUs: 0.75 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 7.25 | Technical PM PDUs: 3
CEUs: 0.6 (Contact Hours: 11)   |   Auditor CPE Credits: 5   |   HRCI Credits: 8 (Specified - Strategic Business)   |   SHRM Credits: 11

Project Management Professional (PMP) exams

We host paper-based Project Management Professional (PMP) exams in Fort McMurray on a regular basis. 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 is the Institutional Research Analyst at Keyano College. Her skills as a project manager, business analyst, researcher, facilitator, and educator have provided her with a diversified background that benefits her students and the organization. Bringing her many years of significant accomplishments has enabled her to provide unique perspectives on personal and professional development.

Nada holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science, a Diploma in Business Administration, and Facilitator certification for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW).

She is a certified Business Analyst and certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Nada is passionate about helping students pass the PMP certification exam. She has instructed and led both in-person and virtual sessions on project management and ISWs.

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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