Program Details

Project Management

Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
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About the Program

Do you like to develop projects and bring them to fruition? LaSalle College Montréal's Project Management program (ACS) is ideal for you!

Project Managers have the opportunity to manage temporary and non-repetitive tasks and have more flexibility within the company.

Learning Outcomes

  • Prevent misunderstandings, ensure alignment, and foster collaboration within the project team.
  • Set a clear direction, motivate team members, and make decisions that keep the project on track.
  • Help prevent delays and ensure timely completion of project milestones.
  • Develop risk response strategies and monitor the project progress, ensuring that risks are addressed appropriately.

Profile

Successful Project Managers have a unique combination of skills, including:

  • Communication

    Convey project goals, expectations, and progress to various stakeholders.
  • Leadership

    Guide teams through challenges and changes that may arise during a project.
  • Time Management

    Create schedules, prioritize tasks, and ensure that the project progresses on time.
  • Risk Management

    Identify, assess, and mitigate problems that could impact the project's success.

Career Prospects

According to Job Bank, employment projections for Project Managers show an increase in growth and many new positions created.

Technological advancements and innovative ideas lead to Project Managers having diverse and versatile roles across various sectors, including construction, information technology, and energy.

Career Fields

  • Manager of a Marketing Project,
  • Manager of an Engineering Project,
  • Director of a Multimedia Project,
  • Director of an Information Technology Project.

Diploma & Accreditation

This Attestation of College Studies (ACS) is accredited by the ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur of Québec and is internationally recognized.

ACS programs are part of continuing education and destined primarily for adults seeking to add value to their skill set or reorient their career.

Required Materials

A laptop computer is highly recommended for study in this program. This laptop must be equipped with the Windows operating system to work with all software.

Mentors may request other standard or student-licensed software mandatory for their courses to be installed.

The following features are required for PCs:

  • Processor: Intel I5 minimum,
  • Memory: 8 GB recommended,
  • Hard drive: 500 GB minimum,
  • Screen: 14 inches minimum,
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi and LAN,
  • Ports: minimum of one USB 3.0 port.

We recommend purchasing an external numeric keyboard if your laptop does not already have one.

Required software: Microsoft 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

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Admissions Criteria

Exceptions to these admission criteria may be applied.

Every application is reviewed by the College.

To be eligible for acceptance into an ACS program, applicants are generally required to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Sufficient knowledge of the French language in accordance with the Real Estate Brokerage Act, is mandatory for this program; and

  • Have interrupted their full-time studies for at least two (2) consecutive semesters or one (1) full school year; or

  • Have followed post-secondary studies for a period of at least one (1) year; or

  • Have a Secondary School Diploma (DES) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS), and the program allows them to receive a technical training that is not available in a DCS program; or

  • Have an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.

  • Have interrupted their full-time studies for at least two (2) consecutive semesters or one (1) full school year; or

  • Have followed post-secondary studies for a period of at least one (1) year; or

  • Have a Secondary School Diploma (DES) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS), and the program allows them to receive a technical training that is not available in a DCS program; or

  • Have an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.

Academic Dates

LaSalle College has three annual start dates: fall, winter, and summer.

We accept applications at any time. Registration is open year-round.

Processing time:

  • Canadian applicants: up to two weeks,
  • International applicants: up to six months.

Submit your application as soon as possible to ensure a spot in your desired semester.

Note that applications are not processed until all required, validated documents and admission fees are received.

List of Courses

ACS programs are based on DCS program curricula, but do not have general education courses like French, English, or Philosophy.


Concentration Courses

  • Project Management Fundamentals (90 h)
  • Project Management Software (45 h)
  • Project Management Practice (45 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute some courses.

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