Concordia University



Masters Certificate
in Project Management

Consolidate and certify your skills to add value to all your projects

The Masters Certificate in Project Management has been designed from the ground up to build excellent project managers—skillful, strategic leaders who can consistently guide projects to success. Seventeen days of instruction are divided into nine one- and two-day modules spread over five months.

With a proven curriculum based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—new sixth edition—developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), the program can return many times the value of the financial investment for years to come through successfully executed projects.

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National Program Director

David Barrett

David Barrett
National Program Director
The Masters Certificate in Project Management
Module: Program Introduction

David Barrett is the President of Solutions Network Ltd., Group Conference Director with Diversified Business Communications Canada and Program Director at The Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business at York University.
In his role with Solutions Network he is primarily the Program Director for the Project Management Centre of Excellence and the Co-Program Director for Business Analysis Centre of Excellence both at Schulich Executive Education C entre. In his role with Diversified Business Communications Canada he is the Group Conference Director for the project management and business analysis events portfolio.In his spare time David has developed a series of presentations designed for all types of audiences ranging from project managers, business analysts, senior management and executives and general audiences for all types of sectors. David has written a number of articles over the years primarily focused on project management. Recent additions to this library will focus on other areas. 


Quebec Region Program Director

Serge Garon

Serge Garon
CD, EurIng, P.Eng., MSc, PMP, CMII
Modules: Program Introduction, Risk Management, Procurement Management, Filling the Gap

Serge Garon holds a BScA in Chemical Engineering (Laval University), an MSc in Naval Architecture and a Post-Grad Certificate in Submarine Design (University College London), and graduate certificates in engineering and management (MIT and other universities). His certifications include those of Engineer (P.Eng.) in Québec, European Engineer (EurIng), “PMP” (Project Management Professional), “CMII” (Configuration Manager level II) and the Canadian federal government executive certification. He is a member of a number of organizations (OIQ, CIMare, RINA, APEX, and others), has published many national and international articles and conferences, and enjoys sharing with people of similar interests. In his past experiences, he was an Executive at the Canadian Space Agency and of Marine Engineer and Naval Architect for the Canadian Navy. His functions covered those of Space Program Assurance Director and Crisis Manager at the Canadian Space Agency, Risk Manager for the space arm Canadarm-2, Naval Architect for Naval Construction projects (Canadian Patrol Frigates and others), Ship Chief-Engineer, and damage control specialist.


Christine Beaulieu
Modules: Resources-Stakeholders and Communication Management, Simulation

Christine Beaulieu is an experienced information technology executive with more than twenty-five years of expertise in the management of large IT departments and in the implementation and management of information systems. Her career has been largely focused on project management and communication for large companies in Québec. As a Vice President of Information Technology she had been responsible for several major projects. Known for her management skills, she is particularly adept at using a managerial approach that rallies teams around projects of different size and scope. As a member of Professional Management Institute, and as a Project Management Professional, PMP, she is very involved in her business community and strives to raise this profession to a high level of competency. She has also acted as a senior consultant in project management coaching, change management as well as business process review and restructuring. She is now a senior executive partner helping “C” levels with their strategic decisions. As a trainer and speaker, Christine specializes in human aspects and communication.

Matthew Mulford

Michel Cambron
Module: Cost Management

Michel Cambron has worked for more than 22 years for major corporations (Bombardier, SPAR Aerospace and Harmon Industries) where he held several project management positions. He has managed several large and complex new product development projects involving international partners. He acquired valuable expertise in project management and system engineering process improvement with major corporations such as Bombardier, Harmon Industries, CAE, Alstom and General Dynamics to meet the requirements of level 2, 3 and 4 of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration). He has been teaching project management and system engineering in the Master’s degree in technological project management at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal for more than 26 years. Since 2004, he teaches continuing education courses in project management for the Schulich Masters Certificate in Project Management (MCPM). He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from l’École Polytechnique de Montréal and an MBA from Concordia University.

Matthew Mulford

Benoit De Grâce
Modules: Project Planning and Control

Benoit De Grâce, a senior consultant and seasoned trainer, is president of PMC—Project Management Centre, a firm that helps its clients deliver projects better, faster and more efficiently since 1996. He has a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering, is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a Professional Scrum Master (PSM I). His work has taken him across Canada as well as the United States and overseas with clients such as Bell Canada, Bombardier, Caterpillar, the Department of National Defence, the Quebec Ministry of Transportation, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Sandoz, Shell, Standard Life, Ultima Foods and Union Gas. Over the past 20 years, he has gained an excellent reputation as a trainer in Project Planning and Control techniques, Project Team Leadership and Communications. He is well known for his passion for integrating behavioural economics ideas and concepts into project management methods.


Matthew Mulford

Gilles Lalonde
Module: Project Quality Management

Gilles Lalonde is a highly experienced quality manager who acquired his expertise while working at Bombardier Canadair (Director),  SPAR Aerospace (Manager) and Allied Signal Aerospace (from Analyst to Manager). Since then he has been a teacher, consultant and coach in the field of quality and efficiency. He teaches for organizations such as York University, McGill University, Laval University, École Polytechnique de Montréal, CESI (France), École Supérieure de Gestion (Algeria). His fields of teaching are Quality, Lean/Kaizen, Creative Problem Solving for BA and PM, Small Project Management and Leading improvement teams. His consulting and coaching fields are: Efficiency Improvement (LEAN) in public and private organizations, Lean Healthcare (pioneer in Québec Province, Quality Systems [ISO 9001], Creativity coaching, Problem solving, and Conferences. Gilles holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering [École Polytechnique de Montréal] and an MBA in International Business Management [McGill University], and is a senior member of the American Society of Quality [ASQ].


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