28.00 Hours Required

This short program is designed for individuals in the non-profit sector to quickly gain essential project management skills that can be applied to their current role. The program examines three key areas: project management essentials, developing high performing teams and developing business proposals. Discover how to apply project management principles to determine a project's success, manage stakeholders, and examine a methodology for developing and submitting proposals.

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This program is perfect if you...

  • Apply some project management practices in your role and would like to expand your knowledge and skills
  • Learn how to apply project management skills to developing and submitting proposals
  • Would like to implement project management skills and knowledge across your non-profit organization
  • Are thinking about a career change or are new to the non-profit sector

Digital Badge

What will I get?

Students who complete this program will receive a Digital Badge.

Program details


Courses in this program are delivered online. Courses are scheduled at convenient times, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that fits your life.

You should plan on studying and working approximately 6 hours per week per course.

Online learning fits into busy schedules by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom. Students have online access to instructors, fellow learners, and learning materials.

Before taking your first online course, we recommended taking our free course: Digital Skills for Learning Online

3 Courses, 28 Hours

All Continuing Education programs are developed with part-time learners in mind. Project Management Basics for the Non-Profit Sector is a 28-hour program.

The length of time it takes to complete this program varies by student. If you take all three courses in one term, you will complete the program in less than three months.

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The approximate cost to complete Project Management Basics for the Non-Profit Sector is $1,400.

You do not require a degree or diploma before starting this program.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Students will be automatically admitted when they register for the course BUS 300 Project Management for the Non-Profit Sector.

On completion of this program, you may wish to pursue studies in another.

Upon completing Project Management Basics for the Non-Profit Sector, all 28 hours may be transferred towards the Professional Certificate for Emerging Leaders.

If you wish to pursue another program:

  1. Complete the Application for Admission for your next program
  2. Contact us to request transfer of the equivalent course credits

The transfer of course credits will not happen without your request.

Each year, scholarships and awards are given to deserving students not only for their academic achievement, but also for community involvement. Award sponsors include both corporate and private donors.

To apply, you must meet eligibility criteria and submission deadlines. Students in this program may be eligible for the following awards:

It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

See Graduation for details.

This program does not qualify students to apply for an international study permit.

International students who wish to live and work in Canada should consider our International Professional Programs.

Get a 10% discount

Receive a discount of 10% by registering for all three courses at the same time.

Register online or by calling 403-220-2866 or 1-866-220-4992. Some restrictions may apply (i.e., all courses must take place within the current academic year).

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