Trinity Western University

Course Descriptions

Project Management

  • PMPP 201 Introduction to Project Management (3 sem. hrs.)

    An introduction to project management concepts, principles, techniques and tools. Topics include the five processes and nine knowledge areas of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide, and an overview of PM software tools.

    Prerequisite(s): None.


  • PMPP 302 Project Management Foundation: Project Scope Management, Schedule Management, Cost Management (3 sem. hrs.)

    A detailed examination of project management scope, time and cost management. The required management knowledge related to the successful management of project scope, time and costs are examined after a review of the critical knowledge area of project integration management.

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.


  • PMPP 303 Principles, Tools, and Practices of Project Risk Management (3 sem. hrs.)

    Project Risk Management is concerned with increasing the probability of the impact of positive risk and the minimization of the impact of negative risk to the successful completion of a project. Risk management includes the processes of risk management planning, risk identification, risk analysis, risk responses, and risk monitoring and controlling.

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.


  • PMPP 304 Philosophy, Principles and Practices of Quality Management (3 sem. hrs.)

    Quality Management is at the heart of successful Project Management, and training must be intentional in delivering knowledge of the philosophy, principles, and practices of quality management to fulfill the responsibility of a Project Management Program. This foundational course combines the core of the quality management body of knowledge with practical hands-on learning through selective reading, critical thinking, focused discussions, and meaningful case studies.

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.


  • PMPP 305 Project Management Infrastructure: Human Resources, Communication and Procurement (3 sem. hrs.)

    This course covers the three Project Management Institute project knowledge areas of Human Resources Management (knowledge and processes required to effectively and efficiently manage the project team), Communications Management (knowledge and process required to communicate effectively and efficiently with all project stakeholders), and Procurement Management (knowledge and process required to manage effectively and efficiently project procurement activities).

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.


  • PMPP 401 Project Management Certification (CAPM or PMP) (3 sem. hrs.)

    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the professional certification requirements leading to successful completion of the qualifying examination for the project management profession.

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.


  • PMPP 402 Project Management Practicum (2 sem. hrs.)

    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the professional certification requirements leading to successful completion of the qualifying examination at the level of certified Project Management Professional.

    Prerequisite(s): PMPP 201 or permission of instructor.

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