Introduction to Project Management

Introduction to Project Management is a full-day seminar providing the foundational basics for those transitioning into a project management career. This seminar will be of interest to new managers and project team members with 0 to 2 years of experience. 

Note: This course was previously named Project Management Level I.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define project management and the elements of the project triangle
  • List the phases of a project lifecycle
  • Explain the role of the project manager and other members of the project team
  • Describe project scope and identify the components of a scope statement
  • Use a project charter and build a project plan
  • Define what effective leadership means in a project setting
  • Identify your natural communication style as a project manager
  • Apply strategies for managing project scope
  • Track and communicate project progress effectively

What Attendees Are Saying

"Course and content were very applicable to my situation and will help my company become more streamlined."

"Interesting course and well presented."

"Excellent delivery. Great speaker. Well done."

"The course was informative to re-emphasize my current knowledge with the new terminology." 

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Kandis Neth, P.Eng.

Kandis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta, with a specialization in Chemical Engineering and is certified as a Master Instructor and Adult Educator from NAIT. Kandis is currently pursuing her Masters of Education, specializing in Adult Education. Kandis is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). 
 
Kandis has experience in diverse engineering environments ranging from document control, process control, process engineering and improvement engineering. She specializes in project management and has created and led interdisciplinary project teams. For the past 7 years Kandis has focused on Adult course development, training and facilitation; from lean manufacturing to first aid and safety courses and has restructured policies, procedures and associated documentation for non-profit and for-profit organizations. Kandis joined JUNA Consulting Inc. in 2014 as a "Learning & Development Specialist" to facilitate workshops on basic and advanced skills including; communication, behaviour models, conflict resolution, project management, and leadership to professional clients.