The 3 Magic Questions

Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee presents her “3 Magic Questions” technique for managing an under-performer: “What is your understanding?” “What the deliverable will look like?” “What are the first 3 steps you are going to take to begin working on this task?” These 3 questions ensure there is task clarity and Read More

It’s More than Just a Lane – The Art of Managing Transportation Projects in the City

The July dinner event was sponsored by SNC Lavalin Vancouver and took place on their building rooftop in downtown. All involved in selecting this location deserve high praise because the view from up there was breathtaking! Ron Lee, P.Eng, Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Engineering, SNC-Lavalin Inc was a knowledgeable and engaging Read More

5 Common Project Management Mistakes

An excellent short video courtesy of Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee, focused on the 5 common project management mistakes: Ignoring the Team Slacker Skipping the Initiation Phase Skipping Risk Analysis Not Being Brutally Honest with the Project Sponsor Failing to Learn from Previous Mistakes Hope you will enjoy it like we Read More

An evening @ EA Sports

Our May monthly event organized by the chapter was sponsored by EA Sports. It proved to be a very informative and entertaining one on a beautiful evening. They say we remain kids at heart our entire lives and the presentation by the keynote speaker Natali Altschuler (Senior Director of Product Development) Read More

BC Hydro “PMI 2016 PMO of the Year”

This month’s event organized by our Canadian West Coast Chapter had a special meaning for all of us. BC Hydro is the electric utility in the province of British Columbia. They have won the prestigious “PMI 2016 PMO of the Year” and ever since this has been the buzz in Read More