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Project Management for the Practitioner (7 PDU's)

This highly-interactive workshop will enable participants to understand foundational project management techniques and will allow the attendees to apply the tools and templates that will be introduced in this learning event. Case studies, exercises and discussions will be industry-based, therefore, professionals who work in the public sectors such as municipalities and townships, and the private sectors such as engineering, and other organizations which support infrastructure, technology and natural resources, will be able to immediately use the content that will be introduced in this workshop. Participants in this course will also have the opportunity to customize their templates and tools and use these in their jobs right away.

The learning event is scheduled for September 18, 2019.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Define the term “Project Management”
Gain an awareness of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 10 Knowledge Areas
Understand the Project Life Cycle
How to initiate projects
Define projects by phase
Manage Risks
Use tools to run effective meetings for your project team
Plan and schedule projects
Manage and Control your Ongoing Project
Close projects
Become aware of Continuous Improvement
Plan next steps in your Project Management career path

Who Should Attend?

This hands-on, simulation class can serve as a foundation for anyone who manages projects.

Your Instructor

Andrea Chisholm, B.A.SC., PMP

Andrea is a Project Management Professional, consultant and trainer with over 25 years’ experience working in project driven environments. She has extensive experience in project management processes gained from both the IT and engineering industries and provides her expertise as a consultant to companies in Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Development, Technical Support and Staff Training and Development. Andrea has a BA.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and her certifications include Project Management (PMP), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Comp TIA A+ and Network. Her specialty training areas include a wide range of project management and technical areas comprising Project Management, PMP Preparation and Certification, MS Project, MS Office, leadership and business skills.

Pre-Requisites

None

Duration

1 day

Venue Location

Kawartha Conservation

277 Kenrei Road

Lindsay K9V 4R1

Registration Fees and Enrollments:

$499 per person plus HST

To register, please click here: REGISTER

(Lunch is included)

Cancellation Policy

Kawartha Conservation reserves the right to postpone a learning event no later than seven days before the course start date. If the course is cancelled, a full refund will be issued. Kawartha Conservation is not responsible for travel arrangements and accommodation costs that have been incurred without a confirmation that the course is taking place.

Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm that course is confirmed before making travel and accommodation arrangements.

Anyone wishing to withdraw from an event must provide notification in writing to the above-mentioned email address. Refunds will be calculated as follows:

More than 10 business days prior to the course start date: a full refund minus a $50 administration fee
Between 1-9 days prior to the course start date: a 50% refund minus a $50 administration fee
Within 24 hours of the start date of the course: no refund will be provided
“No Shows” are not subject to refunds.