2023 Fall PDD - JUMP THE FENCE: The Power of Counterintuitive Thinking
Webinar
2023
PDD 2023 - Secondary Keynote
2023 Fall PDD - JUMP THE FENCE: The Power of Counterintuitive Thinking
Webinar
2023
    • JUMP THE FENCE: The Power of Counterintuitive Thinking 

    If you’ve ever marvelled at a brilliant solution, you’ll also marvel at the path that led to that solution. And in this pandemic era, we need smart business strategies more than ever. Join Terry O’Reilly as he explains how different businesses solve difficult problems with counterintuitive thinking. Learn how to look at a problem with fresh eyes, how to redefine the obstacle and when to benefit from going against conventional wisdom. Whether you’re marketing products or in the building industry, the key is to identify artificial boundaries that limit your thinking - and jump the fence. 

Price: 90 days
Valid until 31/05/2024
$40.00
Non-member
$15.00
Member
2023 Fall PDD - Activate your Power Skills with Inclusive Leadership Skills
Webinar
2023
PDD 2023 - Secondary Keynote
2023 Fall PDD - Activate your Power Skills with Inclusive Leadership Skills
Webinar
2023
  • Activate your Power Skills with Inclusive Leadership Skills 

In today's diverse and interconnected global landscape, the importance of inclusive leadership skills cannot be overstated. This session is designed to empower participants with the essential knowledge needed to cultivate environments of inclusivity, thereby unlocking the full potential of diverse teams. Moreover, the session will enable participants to become effective champions for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), propelling these ideals forward in the systems they work in.

Price: 90 days
Valid until 31/05/2024
$40.00
Non-member
$15.00
Member
2023 Fall PDD - Panel Discussion
Webinar
2023
PDD 2023 - Panel Discussion
2023 Fall PDD - Panel Discussion
Webinar
2023

2023 PDD - Panel Discussion on Project Management

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
2023 AGM recording
Webinar
2023
2023 AGM recording
2023 AGM recording
Webinar
2023

2023 AGM

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
2023 Fall PDD - POY Presentation
Webinar
2023
Project Of The Year
2023 Fall PDD - POY Presentation
Webinar
2023

Project of The Year 2023 presentation

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
June Luncheon - Deliver Your Best: Essentials of Public Speaking
Webinar
2023
Deliver Your Best: Essentials of Public Speaking
June Luncheon - Deliver Your Best: Essentials of Public Speaking
Webinar
2023

Speaker: Heather Morrison

Speaker's Biography: Heather Morrison is the president and founder of Deliver Your Best public speaking Coaching. Drawing upon her vast experience in front of live audiences, Heather has helped speakers from around the world through her programs and classes. Heather is also a broadcaster, award-winning theatre artist, and sought-after MC in Saskatoon, SK. She is known for her work on-air as a backfill radio host and TV weather specialist with CBC Saskatchewan. She is also a sideline reporter for both the Canada West Football and CEBL, and this summer she will have her national sports broadcasting debut on TSN

Presentation Overview: This presentation will change your experience of public speaking. Covered in this class are the foundations, the preparation, and the mindset of a good public speaker, including how to resolve nervousness and deal with imposter syndrome. The class is jam-packed with actionable tips and mental tools that will help you approach future public speaking opportunities with confidence Whether you run meetings, present to clients, or just want to express yourself more effectively in the workplace, this talk is for you.   

Presentation Learning Objective: Become a better communicator by resolving internal issues and improving your effectiveness as a public speaker.

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 3
Webinar
2023
Chat GPT for Project Managers
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 3
Webinar
2023

Presentation Topic: Chat GPT for Project Managers

PMI Talent Triangle:  1.25 PDUs - Ways of Working (For more info, visit PMI.org)

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Speaker: Alisa Kniazeva

Speaker Biography: Alisa is a project manager with more than 10 years of experience in the software development industry.

She's worked on startups and big e-commerce projects, managing teams and delivering results across the globe. But her passion lies in something a little more futuristic: AI.

She has always been fascinated by the potential of AI to transform our everyday lives and believes that by embracing this technology, we can unlock new possibilities and creative ways to solve problems.

She's seen firsthand the impact that AI can have on project management, and she's eager to share her insights with others.

In the midst of all the buzz surrounding AI in recent months, Alisa has carved out a unique niche for herself. With her experience in project management and her passion for AI, she's created the first-ever course on ChatGPT dedicated specifically to Project Managers.

Through a combination of in-depth training, practical advice, and real-world examples, Alisa is helping project managers to leverage the latest AI technologies to streamline their workflows, boost their productivity, and achieve better results than ever before.

Presentation Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Define complicated topics in simple words using ChatGPT.
  • Use ChatGPT to create project management templates and documentation
  • Analyze big amounts of data in just seconds with ChatGPT
Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 2
Webinar
2023
Advanced Excel For Project Management
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 2
Webinar
2023

Speaker: Gyanendra Singh

Speaker Biography: Gyanendra Singh has 20+ years of Program and project management experience in diversified infrastructure Airports IT Systems, Runway, Roads & Bridges construction, Building Construction & Oil and gas, Coal Mining, and Metro rails including Implementation and use of various PM tools.

Gyanendra has rich experience in conducting training for all levels of middle and senior management, on Project Risk Management, Contract Management, Program Management, Project Management, Primavera Risk Analysis, Primavera, Earned Value Management, EOT, Microsoft Projects and much more subject-related and project. 

He is done more than 1000 training programs for various organizations like  Accenture, KPMG NIIT Ltd, NIIT Technologies, L&T, Lloyd, Oil Institute Dubai, Ooredoo Oman, Omantel Oman, Royal Court Affairs Oman, Yahsat Abhu Dhabi, MOGL Singapore, Greenleaf USA, Doha Qatar,  Oracle university  Bangalore, NBD bank Dubai and many more.

Presentation Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

Examine the best practices for risk management to ensure that projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and to the required level of quality while minimising risk. 

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 1
Webinar
2023
Advanced Excel For Project Management
Spring Virtual PDD - Day 1
Webinar
2023

Speaker: Mariana Trapnell

Speaker BiographyMariana is a Chartered Professional Accountant and certified 'MS Office Specialist Expert in Excel 2013'.  She has over 20 years of experience playing in Excel, in roles varying from external and internal audit, to operational and financial analysis, and report development and design.  She has taught at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, and has trained many co-workers and other students how to use Excel more efficiently.  She loves seeing the 'light-bulb go on' when someone realizes how easy a task can be!

Presentation Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Perform faster project spending trend analysis and check for completeness using easy-to-create Pivot Tables
  • Keep your data clean by setting up pre-defined drop-down lists via Data Validation
  • Make your project reports more readable by pulling in extra details from other lists using VLOOKUP
Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
March Luncheon Presentation - The Power of Collective Intelligence and How to Unlock Its Transformation
Webinar
2023
The Power of Collective Intelligence and How to Unlock Its Transformation
March Luncheon Presentation - The Power of Collective Intelligence and How to Unlock Its Transformation
Webinar
2023

Presentation Topic: The Power of Collective Intelligence and How to Unlock Its Transformation

PMI Talent Triangle:  1.0 PDU Power Skills and Business Acumen (For more info, visit PMI.org)

 

Speaker: Christine Aykac, Project Coach / Learning Strategist

Speaker Biography:  

  • Christine is a dynamic, engaging problem solver and change agent. With over 20 years of experience managing programs and providing assistance in utilizing technologies and knowledge assets, she is able to use the best suitable solution to ensure her team’s success. Christine has been involved with organizations such as PMI, PeopleCert (AXELOS) and DASA, among others. She currently leads a global program that is focused on developing sustainable learning solutions for organizations. Christine has strong interpersonal skills with an ability to create trust quickly with people from diverse backgrounds. Her objective is to spark positive change in the business world through thought-provoking dialogue and interaction through her training materials, books, blogs and speaking engagements. She can adapt easily across cultures while building long-lasting relationships that are based on mutual respect. Her energy level is high, yet she also knows how to have fun! Christine is very involved in developing training materials, customized awareness programs and workshops on project management, agile and DevOps, risk management and collaboration and collective intelligence.

Presentation Overview: Transformation is a hot topic these days — we are all looking for ways to change and improve. But what are the key components? How do you foster and encourage transformation in your teams and organizations? Transformation is a more holistic process that results in lasting change. This is where collective intelligence comes in. By including a diverse range of participation, we can bring all team members to a collective wisdom state to create real transformation.


Presentation Learning Objective:

At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of collective intelligence and its importance for organizations.
  2. Identify the five key elements that enable collective intelligence and empower teams.
Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00
February Luncheon Presentation - POY 2022
Webinar
2023
Federated Coop POY 2022 - Presentation
February Luncheon Presentation - POY 2022
Webinar
2023

Presentation Topic: Standardizing Network Infrastructure across local Co-ops 

PMI Talent Triangle:  1.0 PDU Ways of Working (For more info, visit PMI.org)

 

Speaker: Jody Tyson, Brad Zimmer

Speaker Biography:  

  • Brad Zimmer, AVP IT Systems and Operations
  • Jody Tyson, Senior Delivery Manager, Retail Programs

Presentation Overview: Standardizing the network technology infrastructure was considered a generational correction at over 1000 local Co-ops across Western Canada. The primary benefits allowed for new technology-driven business capabilities, and the ability to deliver subsequent technology projects considerably faster and more reliably than in the past. This initiative supported our efforts to remain competitive in our marketplace and provide relevance to both employees and members.  We will provide an overview of the project justification, scope, execution strategy, cost and schedule performance and lessons learned.   

Presentation Learning Objective: Understanding of design thinking and development of new technology-driven business capabilities being implemented by Co-op.

Price: Free 30 days
Valid until 01/04/2024
$0.00