Project Management: From Communication to Closure

    EXMGT 5444 is offered this summer:

This sem­i­nar has been designed to give new and expe­ri­enced project man­agers and project team mem­bers the essen­tial tools they need to deliv­er suc­cess­ful projects. You will acquire the skills, tools and prac­tices nec­es­sary, through the use of a real-life case study, for suc­cess­ful project com­mu­ni­ca­tion, mea­sur­ing project progress, project close out and tran­si­tion to operations.

Course at a glance
  • Blended learning delivery: face-to-face, in-class instruction is organically combined with online modules for an enriched and more flexible learning experience.
  • Class dynamics based on hands-on learning, with group activities and lively classroom discussions.
  • Aimed at professionals in entry to mid-level management who are beginning to manage small or large projects as part of their current role.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • List various project stakeholders and their roles.
  • Prepare a project communications plan.
  • Describe how project managers can use power and motivation for project success.
  • Measure and report project progress.
  • Summarize the importance of the project close process.
  • Describe the difference between projects and operations and the importance of transition to operations.


Jul 29, 2021Jul 30, 2021




9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT



Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

14 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Dave Ludwick

Your Instructor

Dave LudwickID: dave-ludwick

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. This class requires post-work com­po­nents to be com­plet­ed after the last meet­ing. Detailed infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 14 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until July 29, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no formal prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Blended courses combine in-class and online activities; be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
  • The online components of this course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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