Project Management (Concentration)


Gain the knowledge and skills needed to create effective business strategies and manage projects. In this concentration, you’ll learn core concepts including managing project scope and schedule, project cost, project quality, project communications, stakeholder relations and more.

Get paid, full-time work experience

Put your skills to work by joining the optional Co-operative Education Program, which alternates semesters of study with paid, full-time work in your field. You’ll earn money while gaining experience, building your resume and getting an employer reference, all before you graduate.

Endless possibilities

Once you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take on roles such as project coordinator, project analyst and project manager in industries as diverse as law, engineering, non-profit, construction, information technology (IT), health, and more.

PMI Certifications

Business degree graduates with the project management concentration will have the requisite knowledge and required classroom hours to apply to the Project Management Institute (PMI) to take the following PMI certification exams: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management–Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP). These certifications will help you stand out against the competition; you’ll gain trust and create more chances for higher project management positions.

Admissions Requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration, but students must be enrolled in a BBA degree program in order to complete this concentration.


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Program Requirements

Curriculum Framework

Concentration in Project Management:

  • This concentration is available for all BBA degree students.
  • Successful completion of at least 21 credits
  • 12 credits upper level coursework required
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 in core concentration courses (listed below and marked with an * in the course table)
  • Concentrations are not noted on the credential but will be noted on the transcript
  • Students taking this concentration will have completed the educational requirements for the Project Management Institute - Project Management Professional (PMI - PMP) industry credential. For information on additional requirements for the credential, students will want to contact the Douglas College Director of Business Programs or the industry body.

Course Requirements (see note):

Course Number Course Title Credits

BUSN 3600*

Project Management Essentials


BUSN 3610*

Managing Project Communications, Stakeholders and Human Resources


BUSN 3620*

Managing Project Time and Scope


BUSN 3630*

Managing Project Costs, Quality, Risks and Procurements


CBA Electives

Three courses (1000-4000 level) from ACCT, BLAW, BUSN, CSIS/CISY, CMPT (check with BUSN department), COBA, ECON, FINC, HOSP, MARK, CMNS 1104, CMNS 1125, CMNS 1210, CMNS 1216, CMNS 1217, CMNS 2115, CMNS 2125, CMNS 2317, or CMNS 3316


Total Credits



Note: Students in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program will likely have met all pre-requisite requirements upon entering this concentration. On the other hand, non-BBA students will need to take special note of: (a) required pre-requisites to ensure they are able to register in the required courses and (b) suggested courses, skills and/or competencies. This information can be found on the Douglas College Course Catalogue website.

Program Guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.