Continuing Education

PMGT108 - Project Communications Management

Prerequisite:
Pre-requisite: PMGT106
Course Equivalencies:
PMC108

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Course Overview

Successful project management requires clear and open communications between all stakeholders. The systematic planning, applying, examining and consistent improving of communications is essential to the success of your project. This course will provide you those skills.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to develop and manage a communications plan across the key stages of the project lifecycle.

As project manager it is essential that you create a communications plan to ensure all project stakeholders have the information they need to ensure the project is on time and on budget. The plan will define who sends and receives specific information, when that information is shared, and what channels will be used to deliver the information.

The skills obtained in this course will ensure you place emphasis on developing practical communications skills, explore means to listen effectively, and examine how to reduce barriers to effective
communications within your team and with your stakeholders. Interpersonal communications skills for project managers will also be introduced along with methods of managing project conflicts through effective communications.

As a project manager the competencies learned in the course will ensure you have the skills to introduce feedback systems that work and recognize the skills needed to communicate with different project stakeholders. You will also be able to recognize the differences between formal and informal communications, and realize written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills.

When you successfully complete the learning outcome assessment within this course, you will earn a NAIT micro-credential and receive a digital badge to share on social media and with your network.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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