Construction Education Council Project Management Training

Professional Development at the University of Waterloo and the Construction Education Council (CEC) proudly present the exclusive CEC Gold Seal and Blue Seal Accredited Project Management Program. This comprehensive program has been designed specifically for mechanical contractors and takes place over two five-day sessions. 70 Professional Development Units (PDUs) are available from the Project Management Institute (PMI) for those completing the program.

Join more than 775 people who have completed this excellent project management training program.

Upcoming Dates:

  • March 5-9 and March 26-30, 2020

Classroom Location:

Professional Development
University of Waterloo

195 Columbia St. West, Waterloo, Ontario.
The building is named East Campus 3 (EC3).
Ample parking is available in Lot Q beside our building, please ensure to display the parking pass we will email to you.


  • Andrew McLauchlin - McLauchlin and Associates
  • Darya Duma - Procept Associates
  • Mike Duffy - Procept Associates
  • Gerry Call - Call & Associates
  • Bob Mattia - Procept Associates
  • Richard Worr - Consultant
  • Warren Griffin - Giesbrecht Griffin and Funk

Course Outline:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Project Administration
  • Chapter 3: Scheduling
  • Chapter 4: Managing Individual Differences
  • Chapter 5: Safety: A Management Perspective
  • Chapter 6: Change Orders
  • Chapter 7: Construction Law
  • Chapter 8: Job Cost Control
  • Chapter 9: Meetings and Communication
  • Chapter 10: Disputes Avoidance and Claims
  • Chapter 11: Labour Relations: Due Diligence
  • Chapter 12: Project Completion

Course Objectives:

  • Improve the planning and controlling of your projects, improving your company's bottom line
  • Take a business view of projects and take ownership of a project from bid to final payment
  • Increase your own project "lessons learned" by learning from the experiences of other participants
  • Be able and willing to contribute improvements to your company's project management process
  • Be better prepared to take the Gold Seal examination, if you choose
  • Enjoy your projects!

How to Register:

This course is limited to 24 people and registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis. For further information please contact CEC, (613) 232-5169 or by email at

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