SHSM Certification: Project Management2022-09-24T00:07:47-04:00

Project Management Certification


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Step 1: Resources

Please review each of these resources thoroughly to prepare for the quiz at the end of this page.

Step 2: Questions

Watch the Video. Reflect on the following:

What were Leonard’s constraints?

Which one do you think is the hardest? Why?

Why would you want to evaluate your work after it’s been approved?

How does evaluating success help you?

Reflect on the steps depicted in the video

  1. Conception and Initiation – The ring must be destroyed (idea, benefits)
  2. Planning – The ring had to be taken to Mordor to be destroyed with all the risks
  3. Project launch or execution – Built a diverse team to destroy the ring
  4. Project performance and control – Compare project status and progress to the actual plan, adjust as necessary
  5. Project close – After project tasks are completed and the client has approved the outcome, an evaluation

Watch the Video!

Adjust the volume or pause the video to meet your needs.

Step 3: Exercise

This puzzle contains significant hints for the final quiz!

1. Project c......... and initiation is asking if the project can be done.
2. Project m......... is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the work of a team to achieve specific success criteria.
3. The last step of Project Management is to complete the status and e.......

Step 4: Summary

  • The discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria
  • The primary challenge is to achieve all of the project goals within the given constraints
  • Risk, scope, time, cost, quality, and resources
  • Conception and initiation – Can the project be done? Ideas and associated benefits
  • Planning – Identify and allocate resources. Project plan, scope, outline the work, prioritize the project, calculate a budget, schedule, and determine what resources are needed
  • Project launch or execution – “Let’s get going.” Resources and tasks are distributed
  • Project performance and control – Compare project status and progress to the actual plan and adjust as necessary
  • Project close – All project tasks are completed and the client has approved the outcome. Include an evaluation

Step 5: Complete the following quiz and your certificate will be sent to your teacher once your submission has been reviewed. Good luck!

Complete Quiz

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Monthly gift card giveaway?2022-07-27T10:59:09-04:00

That’s right!  For every SHSM Certification earned through Flashpoint, you will automatically be entered to win a $100 gift card for anywhere you choose!

How do I earn my Red Seal?2022-07-27T10:38:43-04:00

Each SHSM consists of five required components:

  1. Bundle of credits
    A defined bundle of credits consisting of eight to ten Grade 11 and Grade 12 credits, including cooperative education credits
  2. Certification and training experiences
    Sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses
  3. Experiential learning and career exploration activities
    Experiential learning and career exploration activities within the sector
  4. Reach ahead experiences
    Learning experiences connected with the student’s postsecondary plans
  5. Sector-partnered experiences
    Experiences in which students engage with a sector partner to explore sector-related content, skills, and knowledge involving either ICE (innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship), coding, or mathematical literacy.

For more information, check out the Ministry of Education’s website.

Are there scholarships for SHSM students?2022-07-27T10:38:51-04:00

You bet there is!  Many Ontario colleges and universities offer scholarships for students with a SHSM Red Seal on their diploma.

Check the school’s Award section or Google “SHSM Scholarships” to find out which schools offer them.

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