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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.

Graduates of this program are qualified to work in high-demand jobs like:

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

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

What you'll learn:

  • 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.

Successful graduates will benefit from:

  • Personal and professional development.
  • Job placement services.
  • Post-hire coaching and support.
  • Access to corporate mentors and guest speakers

Program details:

  • The application form for the Fall 2021 cohort is now open. Please find and fill the form below.
  • Our upcoming cohort will run from Monday, October 25 to Friday, February 18, 2022.
  • Classes will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with morning and evening options available.
  • You will be asked to choose the time slots that best suit your needs on the application form. You will still have the option to modify your choices if your circumstances change.
  • Participants will be asked to be available for two 2 hour classes per week.
  • A weekly commitment of 15 hours.

Program delivery:

  • Due to current health and safety measures, programs are taking place online. NPower Canada will resume a blended teaching model: online classes supplemented by in-person classroom teaching, study groups and coaching, once health and safety measures are lifted.

Eligibility requirements:

  • You must be a graduate of any NPower Canada program.
  • Graduates of the Google Associate Cloud Engineer program are eligible for this program.
  • The Google Project Management Program is considered a beginners program.
  • You are a resident of Alberta, Nova Scotia or Ontario.
  • You have a strong motivation to work and learn.

Admissions Process:

  1. Fill in and submit the application form below.
  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 by October 18, 8:30 AM EDT, 6:30 AM MDT, 9:30 AM ADT.
    • Successful completion of orientation by October 25.
    • Successful completion of week #1 of class during the first week of November.
  3. Once all admissions steps have been completed, you will be informed of a final admission decision.
  4. 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.