- Project management terminology
- How to develop a project kick-off document that captures goals, deliverables and completion criteria
- Identifying and communicating with project stakeholders
- Using a work breakdown structure to better plan project tasks and check points
- How to generate a realistic project schedule
- Data sources and tools for tracking and controlling projects
- Responding proactively to project risks and changes
- Improving your team leadership skills in a project environment
- Practical solutions to common project challenges
- How to properly close out project activities
You will work on a variety of project scenarios, applying what you are learning to real-world situations. You will leave with a reference guide and templates to support ongoing learning back at work.
Executive assistants, office administrators, administrative assistants, coordinators, and other administrative staff.
“This class is a good stepping stone for those who are interested in pursuing Project Management. I enjoyed the interactive activities that were conducted throughout the two-day workshop.”
BC Cancer Agency
“My experience with the program was exceptional. I look forward to utilizing the tools and information that I have gained this week, I anticipate a much smoother flow to my projects.”
"This course was fantastic. We all enjoyed ourselves while learning material that we will be able to easily incorporate into our projects. The practical exercises, in particular, helped us to understand how these new tools can be beneficial for all of us, regardless of what industry we work in. I look forward to using these tools in my future projects."
Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation
"Excellent course, excellent instructor. Tracy taught me things I can start doing right away to make my projects easier to control. I will definitely be putting this training to use in my day to day routine!"
Corporate Facilities Coordinator
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
"Very good course; an intense two days with many group exercises and sharing of ideas. The take-away material will be useful in applying the various steps of project management to my job."
Assistant, Legal and Corporate Affairs
Canadian Tourism Commission
"I just want to say how much I enjoyed the two-day class and especially our instructor! She was marvelous – I highly recommend this course to anyone who will listen!"
Assistant to the Dean
Camosun College – School of Trades & Technology
"Excellent course. I am involved in several projects, and the course content provided me with a better understanding of the various stages in a project. I was also able to take information away that will help me with managing my day to day (non-project) workload."
"This course exceeded my expectations. I came out confident that I can actually apply my learning back at the office. I will be able to use the templates provided - can't wait! Off to a great start!"
"Tracy was a phenomenal instructor who used very practical real-life examples in her teachings. She was friendly, knowledgeable and genuinely pleasant to spend two days with. Not only would I recommend her as a great instructor, I would recommend her to my firm as a Project Manager. Superb."