Practical Project Management (2-Day)  -  PROJ

Next Offering: February 27th & 28th(2-day workshop)


This two-day workshop provides practical, effective tools, and proven processes that ensure projects stay on track and objectives are achieved on time and on budget.


Many people are finding projects an increasing part of their workload, yet still have their 'day job' responsibilities. Tackling today's project-focused environment requires a straightforward, down to earth approach.

Those attending Practical Project Management workshop will learn how to:

  • Establish effective communication lines from the start

  • Develop concise outcomes

  • Build a Project Charter

  • Create Network Diagrams & Work Breakdown Structures

  • Sequence tasks

  • Establish a Critical Path Methodology to complete projects on time

  • Recognize and prevent common Project Management problems

  • Use criteria to measure and track your project

  • Identify and evaluate risks and contingencies

  • Effectively determine resource requirements


    About the facilitators:

    Grant Penner and Ian Berry are the principle partners of the Berrant Group, an international training and facilitation firm based in Vancouver. Since 1995 they have provided Management and Business Skills Training, Planning Facilitation and Consulting Services.Their approach balances strong, results-oriented objectives with a unique style that supports our strong belief that work must also be fun to be effective.

    *Depending on which UBC employee group you belong to, you may be eligible to access one of several professional development funding programs for this workshop. For information about the UBC PD funding programs, including guidelines and application procedures, please click here

    For more information contact Winnie Kam

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