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The PACE Project Management Diploma Program from the University of Winnipeg provides an analytical framework coupled with essential project management tools for budgeting, procuring, scoping, modeling, measuring, and reporting for a broad business application.


Given the challenges facing business today, organizations are better positioned to thrive by hiring talent that can drive the business solution process and strengthen growth opportunities. PACE aligns this program with the knowledge requirements of the PMP designation process and industry-recognized standards for best professional practice. PACE offers the Project Management Diploma Program in either a part-time or a comprehensive full-time format.


The Project Management Diploma Program from the University of Winnipeg prepares graduates to work as a project manager and provides a comprehensive project management foundation, based on generally recognized bodies of knowledge and best practice.


  • Create and execute project work plans, define project scope and deliverables, determine project resources and staffing requirements, set project milestones, develop budget proposals, and successfully close a variety of projects.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the procurement life cycle including contract (tort) laws, potential legal issues, the step-by-step methodology for developing and managing procurement specifications, documents and contracts, and best practices for the vendor selection process.
  • Create a project management communication plan that builds effective stakeholder and project team communication, and gain familiarity with a variety of project reporting tools and communication templates for communication purposes throughout the project life cycle.
  • Manage change in project scope, create comprehensive risk profiles, and identify and develop mitigation and avoidance strategies that protect against a variety of liabilities and damage to organizational business interests.
  • Foster a dynamic team environment built on collaborative relationships, clearly define group roles and responsibilities of the project team, and constructively and proactively manage conflict in order to avoid potential harm to the project and/or project team.
  • Utilize project management technologies and analytics to streamline and ease process.
  • Write the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) designation examinations.

Career Opportunities for Graduates

  • Project Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Events Manager
  • Cost Analyst
  • Procurement Coordinator
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Support Officer
  • Risk Analyst

Upon completion of this program students will earn two valuable educational credentials, the Project Management Diploma and the Management Certificate.


Upon completion of this program students will earn two valuable educational credentials: Project Management Diploma and Management Certificate.

Students graduating from the Management Certificate may apply for the Certified in Management designation (CIM).

Programme Structure

Required Coureses:

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Quality Management
  • Procurement and Contract Law
  • Effective Project Reporting and Communication
  • Planning, Estimating and Scheduling
  • Risk and Decision Analysis
  • Case Analysis for Project Managers
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Analysis Fundamentals
  • Effective Oral Communication
  • Effective Written Communication
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Essential Skills for Managers
  • Principles of Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers
  • Managing Operations
  • Leadership Development
  • Resume Building & Job Search Techniques
  • MS Project Fundamentals
  • Risk Management Principles & Practices
  • Business Analysis Fundamentals
  • Cultural Dimension and Environmental Influences
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Mind Mapping: A Tactical Approach
  • Managing Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
  • Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Indigenous Perspective

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      International students are required to hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree

      • A Higher National Diploma from Nigeria is an exception

      The Cumulative GPA, or Final Percentage, on these transcripts will be assessed for eligibility.

      Project Management Diploma applicants must have a minimum of one year of professional work experience.

      *In cases where the number of applicants exceeds the available spaces, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria: amount of, and type of work experience; academic grades; and proficiency in English. 

Tuition Fee

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Tuition cost includes the $100 UWSA Fee. Costs are tentative.

$2,000-$2,200: Textbook costs may vary depending on new, rental, used, or ebook purchasing choices.

Living costs for Winnipeg

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Students attending programs at PACE are eligible for many funding possibilities such as bursaries, scholarships, government student aid, lines of credit, and sponsorship.

Financial Aid is administered by the Awards and Financial Aid Office, which supports the access and excellence mandate of The University of Winnipeg through a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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