Constructing Futures

RConstructing Futures is a 6-month full-time training program that will help open up employment opportunities to you in the project management field.

This program is free and you may qualify for funding while studying.

What this program will help you with


  • Improving your business communication skills
  • Understanding Canadian workplace culture
  • Advancing your skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Increasing your awareness of the labour market
  • Conducting a successful job search
  • Expanding your professional network
  • Learning about project management in Alberta
  • Completing an online course through PMI-recognized Registered Education Provider
  • Gaining hands-on experience in the project management field

How the program works


This program is delivered twice a year beginning in May and November to 20 eligible applicants.

  • 16 weeks full-time classes with the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
  • 35-hour online course providing PMI-recognized project management training
  • 10 weeks full-time unpaid work experience in the project management field where you will apply the skills learned in the classroom
  • 3 months supported job search

Upcoming start date(s):

  • November 21, 2022

You can apply to this program if you are


  • A graduate of a diploma or degree program from an international institution with experience working on projects
  • Unemployed or marginally employed (80% of participants must be currently on E.I. or E.I. recipients in the past 5 years)
  • A resident of Alberta; Permanent Resident, new Canadian Citizen, Refugee with positive Notice of Decision Letter; resident of Alberta
  • Language proficiency of Canadian Language Benchmark 6 or higher in all skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • High motivation and commitment to completing the program

Location


  • 10170 – 112 Street NW

How can you access this program


This program is funded by Alberta Labour and Immigration in Partnership with the Government of Canada.

Employment Services​
Digna Lopez