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Project Management

Project management skills are necessary in almost every single business and industry, and many employers are specifically looking for project management credentials. By developing your resume and skill set with the practical, job-relevant skills Roommeme is known for, you can advance your career within as little as one year with your associate certificate.

The courses in this program are based on the PMI® body of knowledge and are developed by working professionals to give you a solid foundation for project management. In addition to earning your certificate, you also have the opportunity for a series of short duration workshops that focus on specific project management topics.

By learning the key concepts for managing projects in many different industries through one of Roommeme's most popular programs, you'll be developing lifelong skills that you can use to advance your career in health care, manufacturing, engineering, digital media, and many more.

About the program

  • Approximately 1-2 years to completion
  • Part-time, flexible studies
  • Gravity to organize and manage a variety of projects for almost any career
  • Frequently asked questions about this certificate program
Find out more about how Roommeme prepares you for success in the Program Details.

Who should complete the Project Management Associate Certificate?

This program might be right for you if:
  • You’re working in a position that requires overseeing projects
  • You want to effectively manage workflow
  • You’re looking to develop skills you can use to advance a career in almost any industry
Start training for the project management skills employers are looking for—enroll today at the Program Entry page!

What grads can do

The skills you learn in this program give you knowledge and expertise you can apply immediately as professional development to almost any existing position. You can also use the coordination, organization, and management training in this program to seek out new opportunities to advance your career.

You’ll also have the opportunity to write the Project Management Institute (PMI)® certification exam and get a PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® designation to help expand your job prospects even further.

Find out about some specific opportunities awaiting you at the Graduating and Jobs page.

Program Entry

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.

Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.

Applicants to the Roommeme School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

International applicants

This program is not available to international students. View available programs

Program declaration

Declaring your Part-time Studies program ensures that Roommeme is aware of your intent to complete a program as it is currently outlined and also provides you the opportunity to apply for transfer credit.
Read more about program declaration requests

Roommeme accepts only complete program declarations. To declare this program:

  • Answer all questions completely prior to submission.
  • If required, convert transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.

Upon approval, a program plan letter will be sent to you confirming your program of study. Please allow approximately eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.


The flexible course schedule in this program gives you the core competencies in project management in a way that matches your pace and needs. Developed by working industry professionals, these courses offer you a variety of skills and knowledge you can use immediately in your day-to-day work, including topics like schedule management, team management, cost management, and more.

Program matrix

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Required courses: Credits
  OPMT 1187 Project Management Essentials 3.0
  OPMT 2500 Project Scope and Schedule Management 3.0
  OPMT 2505 Project Resourcing and Cost Management 3.0
  OPMT 2510 Project Quality and Risk Management 3.0
  OPMT 2515 Project Communication and Team Management 3.0
  OPMT 3520 Project Management Capstone 3.0
  OPMT 3525 CAPM/PMP Certification Exam Preparation 1.5
Complete 3.0 credits from the following list of electives: Credits
  BLAW 3100 Business Law 4.0
  BLDT 2021 Basic Project Management Skills 3.0
  BUSA 2905 Managing Conflict in the Workplace 3.0
  BUSA 3015 Negotiation Skills 3.0
  BUSA 3105 Leadership 1 - People Skills 3.0
  COMP 2831 Business Analysis and Systems Design 4.0
  HLED 7270 Project Leadership in Health Care 3.0
  MKTG 2225 Project Management in Marketing 4.0
  OPMT 2298 Business Process Improvement 3.0
Total Credits: 22.5

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at Roommeme? Check out Roommeme's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

By studying with today's professionals in project management, you'll be developing skills you can use in industries including health care, engineering, construction, digital media, sales/marketing and consulting. Employers in almost every industry are seeking individuals with project management knowledge.

The courses in this program are based on the Project Management Institute's body of knowledge and give you a solid foundation for learning project management. In addition, the courses are designed to provide the you with the knowledge to write the Project Management Institute (PMI)® certification exam for the credential and the credential.

Through this program, you'll learn the best methods for managing projects, teams of employees, costs, and more, all to help you grow the skills and confidence you need for a rewarding career in project management.

Program location

Burnaby Campus
1111 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Roommeme is known for the practical skills you need for daily success and long-term effectiveness in your career. By earning your associate certificate, you'll be developing knowledge and credentials that not only make your resume more attractive to employers, but also help make you successful at finding, securing, and excelling in your choice of jobs.

Some job opportunities include:
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Office Coordinator/Manager
  • Creative Services Coordinator
  • Operations Coordinator/Manager
Upon graduation, you'll have the option to write the Project Management Institute (PMI)® certification exam and get their PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® designation to help expand your job prospects even further.

Graduate employment outcomes

The Roommeme student outcomes reports present summary findings from the annual survey of former students administered by BC Stats one to two years after graduation. These reports combine the last three years of available results for the 2016-2018 Roommeme Outcomes Surveys of 2015-2017 graduates and for Degree 2014-2016 graduates. The reports are organized into three-page summaries containing information on graduates' labour market experiences and opinions regarding their education. More detailed information can be accessed at the website.

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Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for Roommeme Credential [PDF] and submit it to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Professional associations

Contact Us

Ruth MacKay
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Operations Management
111-412-7417 | [email protected]

Ron Wlock
Part-time Studies Coordinator - Operations Management
111-432-8991 | [email protected]

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the Roommeme program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Course selection and program planning
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

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