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    Project Management - Environmental

Program Code:PME
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Description

The Project Management - Environmental (PME) program prepares you for project development and management in both the environmental and civil engineering industries. It enables students from these disciplines to gain highly desirable management skills and knowledge and complete a graduate certificate in two consecutive semesters.

You’ll learn about the roles of the team member, team leader and project manager. Your studies will encompass all aspects of project management, from the competitive bid process to scheduling, risk management and, finally, to the closing of projects. During the second semester, valuable industry related experience will be gained under the direction and guidance of a mentor.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • A recognized degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Studies, Planning, General Science, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences or Life Sciences; OR
  • A 3-year advanced postsecondary diploma in Environmental Technology or Engineering Technology from a recognized college/university or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years documented work experience will be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided; OR
  • Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field will be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level.


  • Prospective students are required to be highly literate and have superior communication and analytical skills and may be required to undergo testing to assess these skills.


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Your Career

Advance your career with this two–semester Project Management program designed specifically for the environmental and civil engineering sectors. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to take a more prominent role in your career with refined project management skills and an enhanced awareness of emerging environmental projects, programs and policies. You’ll find career opportunities in businesses of all sizes, as well as in all areas of government and non–profit organizations.

Important Academic Dates

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Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2014/2015 Academic Year
Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
PME100 Applied Communications for Business and Industry 3
PME101 The Sustainability Matrix 3
PME104 Introduction to Internship 1
PME170 Business Principles 4
PME200 Project Management Fundamentals 4
PME201 Planning and Controlling the Baseline 3
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
PME202 Geographic Information Systems and Data Management 3
PME230 Environmental Law 3
PME240 Civil Infrastructure 3
PME400 Applied Project Management II 4
PME707 Environmental Management Systems 3
PME808 Environmental Risk Management 3

2015/2016 Academic Year
Semester 1
Applied Communication for Business and Industry
Sustainability Matrix
Introduction to Internship
Business Principles
Project Management Fundamentals
Planning and Controlling the Baseline
Semester 2
Environmental Law
Civil Infrastructure
Environmental Management Systems
Applied Project Management II
Environmental Risk Management
GIS and Data Management

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
International Admissions Advisor: Anne Paterson
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22638
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Sandra Phoon
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22468
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: June Lewis
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 26038
Program Coordinator: Mahipal Jadeja
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 26380
Program Chair: Miguel Lameiro
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22737
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