Mitacs Step: Foundations of Project Management II - Kingston (March 7 - 8, 2013)

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When: Thursday, March 7 & Friday, March 8, 2013

Time: Mar 7    8:30am - 4:30pm (Registration begins at 8:00am)

            Mar 8    8:30am - 4:30pm 

Where: Queen’s University

Room: Alumni Lounge in the Athletic & Recreation Centre (284 Earl Street, inside the Queen’s Centre)

Register here!

PLEASE NOTE: Foundations of Project Management I is a pre-requisite for this workshop.

As participants in Foundations of Project Management I: A team-based approach, we are inviting you to continue to build on your skills for success and join the Mitacs Step Program for this two-day interactive workshop, Foundations of Project Management II.

As part of Mitacs Step Program, this workshop was developed to provide opportunities for students to build on skill sets necessary to succeed in both the academia and industry setting.

Limited funding is available for student travel and accommodation for participants. Please contact the appropriate Step department in either British Columbia or Ontario for more information.

Learning Outcomes

Workshop Agenda: Day 1

  • Introductions and discussion of success from session I
  • Preparing a project overview statement
  • Estimating and budgeting
  • Resource scheduling
  • Crisis management
  • Implementing the plan
  • Creating the ideal project culture for creativity, innovation, and productivity

Workshop Agenda: Day 2

  • Giving and receiving constructive criticism
  • Situational Leadership
  • Personal Planning
  • Learning, review, action planning and project closure

 

Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - Fri, 03/08/2013

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