Introduction to Project Management for Creative Professionals

This course provides an overview of project management practices for creative professionals interested in developing their business skills. Students are introduced to the five fundamental phases of a project’s life cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing.

The ten knowledge areas of project management will also be explored:

  1. Integration
  2. Scope
  3. Quality
  4. Time
  5. Cost
  6. Risk
  7. Procurement
  8. Human Resources
  9. Communications
  10. Stakeholder Management

This course is offered in partnership with OCAD University to offer a wide range of courses for enhancing your career expertise in web, design, photography, analytics, and technology.

Working with your OCADU Account

As a student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to the OCAD U learning management system, called Canvas. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Login at

Contact for assistance with using your account.

Certificate Options

Many OCAD U courses can be applied towards a certificate. Explore to learn more. 

Note that students seeking a certificate must register with OCAD U via the APPLY link on the page for the certificate concerned.

Contact for questions concerning certificates available or to confirm your chosen set of courses will qualify.                           

Learning Outcomes

  • Created a project that includes the scope and work breakdown structure
  • Developed the project’s plan and schedule
  • Estimated all costs and developed a cost baseline
Spring/Summer 2021
Date & Time:
11 May 2021 to 29 Jun 2021
  • 8 online sessions
Instructor: Price:
$595.00 plus tax
Registration Deadline:
May 1, 2021

Course Requirements

Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. Regular access to a computer with a webcam and microphone, high speed broadband internet connection is required.

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