Google Project Management Program

The Google Project Management Program provides NPower Canada alumni with continued upskilling for job placement, retention and career laddering in the information technology field. Completing this program qualifies alumni for over 100 hours of project management education, which can be put towards the Project Management Institute Certifications like the globally-recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® in the future.

Courses in this program include:

  • Foundations of Project Management
  • Project Initiation: Starting a Successful Project
  • Project Planning: Putting it all Together
  • Project Execution: Running the Project
  • Agile Project Management
  • Capstone: Applying Project Management in the Real World

Learning outcomes include:

  • Gaining an immersive understanding of the practices and skills needed to succeed in an entry-level project management role.
  • Learning how to create effective project documentation and artifacts throughout the various phases of a project.
  • Practicing strategic communication, problem-solving, and stakeholder management through real-world scenarios.
  • Learning the foundations of Agile project management, with a focus on implementing Scrum events, building Scrum artifacts, and understanding Scrum roles.

Graduates will secure roles such as:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Associate
  • Project Administrator
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Associate
  • Scrum Master
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Project Analyst

Delivery Method:

Blended learning model, primarily delivered online, supplemented by virtual or in-person labs, study groups and career coaching.

Timeline:

  • Our upcoming cohort will run from Monday, June 7, 2021, to Friday, October 15, 2021
  • Orientation is happening on the week of Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Participants are asked to be available for two 2 hour classes per week. The course schedule will be announced in late May, with flexible time slots available.
  • A weekly commitment of 15 hours

Eligibility:

The Google Project Management Professional Program is considered a beginner program - you must be an NPower Canada graduate.

Who you are:

  • Graduate of any NPower Canada program.
  • Have not previously graduated from an NPower Canada Alumni Education Program.
  • A Greater Toronto Area, Halifax or Calgary area resident.
  • Have a strong motivation to work and learn.
  • Be 30 years or younger as of the program start date for the June 2021 cohort.
  • More information coming soon about future cohorts.

Admissions Process:

  1. Fill in and submit an application form below. Please be sure to apply with the email address, first name, and last name that you have previously registered with at NPower Canada. If you do not recall these, you may still submit your application, and we will contact you for any pending information.
  2. Eligible applicants will be considered for Boot Camp, which is composed of three parts:
    • Bridging course: This preparatory course will give you foundational knowledge for Project Management, and can be completed on your own entirely on Coursera.
    • Successful completion of Orientation during the week of May 31.
    • Successful completion of Week #1 of class during the week of June 7.
  3. Once all admissions steps have been completed, a final admission decision will be communicated. Please note that the Admissions process for Alumni programs is separate and different from our youth programs.

Please note that the application process to NPower Canada’s programs is highly competitive. If for any reason you are not admitted to the next program cohort, our team is here to help connect with you with other great programs and resources to pursue careers in technology. To increase your chances of admission, we strongly encourage you to apply early.