The GDPM is an integrated, cohort based diploma program with a specialization in project management that is highly transferable to positions in project management. Students will be immersed in the core theories supporting the specialization before demonstrating their knowledge in an integrative Applied Project. Elective courses will advance their understanding in an area of interest.
This specialization in project management that can lead to the designation of Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Students can expect to be working in a variety of project management jobs in such industries as construction, information technology (IT), manufacturing and service.
In 2017, the Project Management Institute produced a Project Management Job Growth and Talent Report indicating a 33% growth in the project management-oriented labour force.
Admission for this program is on a competitive basis.