Okanagan Campus: Practical Project Management

Presented by: 
The Berrant Group
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 9:00am
UNC Building, Room 200
An invitation to register for this AAPS PD Session will be emailed to you around one month in advance.


Program Summary

Tackling today's project focused environment requires a straightforward, down to earth approach. In the Berrant Group’s most popular program, participants will learn practical, effective tools, and provenprocesses that will ensure projects stay on track and deliverables are achieved.


You will learn to:

  • Establish effective communication lines from the start
  • Develop concise intended outcomes and deliverables
  • Build a Project Charter that is simple, yet effective in getting projects off to the right start
  • Recognize and prevent common Project Management problems
  • Use criteria to determine tasks and measure the project
  • Identify and evaluate risks and contingencies
  • Effectively determine resource requirements; and
  • Use a Work Breakdown Structure, Gantt Chart and Network Diagram to manage a project

You will learn through:

  • Hands-on exercises to teach you the tools and processes
  • Small group work and discussions
  • Theory bursts

Presenter Bio

The Berrant Group is an international training and facilitation firm based in Vancouver. Since 1995 they have provided Management and Business Skills Training, Planning Facilitation, and Consulting Services.

Grant Penner and Ian Berry are the principle partners of The Berrant Group and each provide over twenty years of training, facilitation, consulting and operational experience. A balanced perspective, good sense of humour and the ability to zero in on your business needs form the essence of The Berrant Group.

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.

Their clients range from private to public sector, high tech to manufacturing, and small to large sized organizations. The Berrant Group have conducted group sessions throughout North America, Asia and Europe.

Who Should Attend

AAPS members who are new to project management or have not had formal training. Not sure if this session is right for you? Contact us at aaps.pd@ubc.ca

Program Information

Thursday, March 7, 2013
9:00am – 3:30pm
University Centre (UNC)
3272 University Way [view location Map]
Room: 200

To Register

To register please email aaps.pd@ubc.ca. Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email.

Cancellations: All events are costly to set up, even those which are offered at no charge. If you register, but find you are unable to attend, please let us know by either emailing aaps.pd@ubc.ca or by calling the office at 604-822-9025. If you have any questions regarding workshops offered by AAPS, please contact aaps.pd@ubc.ca