Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is proud to offer a bridging program for middle-level managers with technical background. This unique learning opportunity has been designed for internationally educated professionals with project management experience and technical background such as engineering, science, environmental science, information technology, and other closely related disciplines.

This program consists of 225 hours of in-class training in project management, communication practices, Canadian workplace culture, and job search preparation.

Successful participants will receive a Certificate in Project Management for Technical Professionals and will be prepared to write the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Required Courses

The program requires the successful completion of six courses:

  • Short Management Reports (CCMN 114)*
  • Exploring Leadership Skills (CDCE 400)*
  • Strategic Project Mgt (Tech Prof) (CKPM 123)*
  • Planning and Scheduling (CKPM 203)
  • Leadership in Project Management (CKPM 211)*
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (CTEC 210) *

Tuition

Program tuition fees apply. Please be aware that there are a limited number of awards and bursaries available for candidates registered in the MLM program. Please contact the MLM program assistant at [email protected] to learn more.

Application Process

The application and intake process will consist of an information and orientation session, a comprehensive one-on-one interview, and a language assessment. During individual interviews, candidates will be assessed on their suitability for the program, including relevant project management experience, academic credentials, and prior work experience. Candidates requiring further preparation will be referred to the appropriate internal and external service providers.

Eligibility

Participants who are will be eligible for the program.

Admission Requirements

All applicants to the program must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or convention refugee;
  • Be a resident of Ontario at the time of application and be eligible to work in Canada;
  • Be an internationally educated professional in a technical area;
  • Have a baccalaureate degree equivalent to an Ontario university degree (i.e., an assessment of educational credentials made through a professional body or approved assessment agency in Ontario, such as World Education Services);

Have two years of previous work experience in project management.