Full course description
Topic: Project Management
Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
They say that “failing to plan is the same as planning to fail”. By focusing on developing sound project management skills and processes, projects are more realistically budgeted for and resourced, risks are managed and mitigated, and projects are far more likely to be executed on time without severe consequences to people.
This is a project management workshop with a difference. As opposed to a day of dry theory, participants will choose a real project to work on, in which they apply tools and techniques. The tools used in the workshop work are designed to work well in hybrid environments.
Key focus areas:
- Communication and team dynamics
- Project life cycle
- Project charter
- Managing stakeholder relationships
- Work breakdown structures
- Responsibility assignment
- Estimating time
- Critical path analysis
- Creating a project schedule
- Closing a project
At the end of this session, participants can expect:
- Improved project execution
- Increased project team engagement in a hybrid work environment
- More realistic project plans and budgets
- Improved communication with stakeholders
- Better management and mitigation of risks
- Better incorporation of lessons learned into future projects
Glen Sollors and Helen Schneiderman
Glen has over 20 years’ experience in driving results by working with leaders in developing strategic business opportunities, managing associated change and enabling team success through role modeling, training, coaching and problem solving. His big picture and authentic approach helps leaders uncover possibilities within themselves and others so that they can create powerful teams that trust, perform and act with integrity.
Glen has a range of expertise in self-awareness, change management, business development, strategy design, accountability based leadership and skills training, and is a passionate and engaging facilitator.Outside of work, Glen loves all things “adventure”, travel, self-awareness and relaxing in the beauty of mother nature on foot or with a paddle. Glen holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a minor in International Business from Ryerson University and is a Certified Adult Educator and Landmark Graduate.
Helen has over 20 years’ experience as an Organizational Development and Human Resources professional, working as both a consultant and within industry. Helen’s expertise includes training and facilitation, people and leadership development, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, performance management, competency development, career development, recognition and onboarding. Helen has provided consulting services for a broad range of sectors, including public services, high-tech, financial services, post-secondary education and retail.
Prior to joining Kwela, Helen worked for a large charity, leading the learning and development function for the organization. Helen also spent time volunteering internationally, supporting non-profit organizations to build their human resources capacity. Outside of Kwela, you can find Helen performing stand-up comedy at one of the lower mainland’s comedy clubs. Drawing from her varied life experiences and trips around the globe, Helen is not afraid to share the good, the bad and the ugly, to make people laugh!
Helen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English, she is a Certified Compensation Professional, and is certified in Mental Health First Aid.
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