Project Management for Engineers is an 8-week full-time program designed to support internationally trained engineering professionals to succeed in the Canadian labour market. This program assists participants with enhancing their project management skills in the Canadian context, finding employment in their field, and preparing for the PMP exam program. The program is delivered in collaboration with Toronto Metropolitan University.

To be eligible for the program, clients must reside in Ontario and hold valid Permanent Residence status, etc. in Canada. See program full eligibility criteria for details.

Program Components

  • 8-week program
  • Academic training from a recognized educational institution on Project Management Fundamentals, PMP Exam Preparation (graduates will be earning 35 PDUs)
  • Sector-specific workshops such as PMI Application Process, Canadian Contracting Process
  • Future skills training including creative problem solving, workplace communication, growth mindset, and more
  • Employment preparation and job search support, including various job search tools
  • One-to-one support from an Employment Consultant who is knowledgeable about the sector
  • Experiential learning

Program funder:

Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD)

Program Benefits

  • Effective job search strategies including market research techniques, resume development, interview skills, and targeting your job search to companies that require your specific skills and experience
  • Referrals to Speed Mentoring® and The Mentoring Partnership™
  • Referrals to job openings and connections to employers
  • Access to mentors who are professionals in your field
  • Invitations to attend recruitment and networking events
  • Job retention, business communication/language coaching
  • PMBOK® Guide (latest edition) and access to the AME Group questions database (8-week-subscription) for practice PMP exam quizzes is provided to all registered participants
  • High employment success rate

 

Companies we work with:

 

  • EllisDon
  • Crosslinx Transit Solutions
  • Hatch
  • Metrolinx
  • Jacobs
  • Mosaic Transit Group
  • Dragados
  • Aquafor Beech Ltd.
  • RVA
  • Aecon

Program Eligibility

  • CLB 7 or higher preferred
  • Post-secondary education in Engineering from outside Canada
  • Permanent Residence, Naturalized Canadian Citizen, Convention Refugee, or Refugee Claimant with 1-year Canadian work permit
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the engineering project management field from outside Canada

Program Dates

April 17 – Jun 09, 2023
Jul 10 – Sep 01, 2023
Sep 25 – Nov 17, 2023
Jan 29 – Mar 22, 2024

Program Fees

The fee for the Project Management for Engineers component is $420+tax (includes books/materials). This fee offsets the academic portion of the program. Registered participants may be eligible for Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program – OBPAP.

Advisory Committee

  • Wael Ramadan Al-Jerashy, Professor of Project Management & Strategy at Pilon School of Business and Past President, Lakeshore Chapter of PMI
  • Jose Garcia, Program Manager, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University
  • Kiddy Mengesha, Director – Office of Project Management/Privacy Officer, Evergreen Brickworks
  • Camille Bonner, Talent Acquisition Manager, Maple Reinders
  • Ayesha Singh, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, EllisDon Corporation
  • Tom Bournakas, President, CQ Search Group Ltd.
  • Marilynn Greenidge, HR Generalist, Temspec Inc.
  • Patience Adamu, Manager, Employee Experience, AECON
  • Monique Gordon, HR Business Partner, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
  • Reinaldo James, AECON

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