The Lakeshore Chapter (C193) of the Project Management Institute is a non-profit body of volunteers established in 1999 to promote the effective use of proven methodologies for structured project management in organizations in the Regions of Peel, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth and Niagara.

The Chapter has over 2,200+ members and over 68% of these members have achieved their Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications.

The Chapter provides its members with a number of networking and professional development opportunities each year, including dinner meetings, Saturday workshops and courses.

Professional Development Events

Call for Presentations - 2016-17 Professional Development Series

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2016

We welcome your proposal to present at a PMI Lakeshore Event for the following formats:

1-Hour Presentation as part of our Networking/Professional development evening events. These attract between 50 to 100 professionals from information technology, finance, engineering, construction, government, telecommunications, and other industries.

4-Hour Seminar for our Saturday morning half-day workshops. These seminars draw between 75 to 150 individuals from a similar range of businesses.

Attendees are primarily from our membership of over 2200, approximately 70% of whom are PMI certified Project Management Professionals (PMP).

We are one of the fastest growing PMI chapters in Ontario and have representation from many of the largest companies in Southern Ontario. The speakers and their presentation topics are advertised on our website and in the notification e-mails that are regularly sent out to the membership.

This is an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with project, program and portfolio management professionals.

Topics must fall under the PMI Knowledge Triangle.

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Dinner Events & Saturday Professional Development Workshops

Special Christmas Celebration Dinner Event: 09 December 2016

Giving back to the community ** Food Drive - Non-perishable items and cash donations are welcome **

Ryan Shkopiak - "Reaching Beyond Project Management in the Workplace - Applying PMP skills as a basketball house league convenor for the love of the game!"

EARN 2 PDUs (Talent Triangle Category - "Leadership") by joining this Dinner Meeting.

Presenter: Ryan Shkopiak

 

Registration is Open.

Register before November 30, 2016 11:59 PM to be entered to win a prize".

 

We have all heard various presentations on scheduling, negotiations, better communication, teamwork and leadership skills; all highly valuable and sought after characteristics for a project manager to possess. Day in and day out, we use these skills every day in the workplace, to the extent that they become innate qualities we carry over into our everyday lives. How can we reach beyond our work-lives to use our skills to enrich the lives of families in our own communities? In the spirit of "Giving Back", an illustrated example will be presented on how I have applied my skills as a basketball house league convenor through the use of the 5 Process Groups: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control and Closeout. The end result was something spectacular! Find out what I did, how I did it and what it means to you?

Ryan is a Project Manager with STT Enviro Corp, an engineering company that designs and provides bulk chemical handling, storage and make down systems for end customers in municipal sectors, the oil & gas, and mineral & mining. He has been a Project Manager and Professional Engineer for over 18 years, 7 years as a certified PMP. He is experienced in managing and implementing engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) projects to improve process and product performance systems. Expert at planning, scheduling and managing simultaneous projects exceeding $5.0 million from proposal inception through to completion. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering with Management Sciences Option from the University of Waterloo. In his spare time, he is a passionate basketball fan and a house league convenor with the Grimsby Basketball Association.

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Professional Courses

Agile Business Process Design Thinking (Design, Improvement, Analysis, Management)

 

Registration is Open.

3 Day (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - February 22, 23, 24, 2017), small class (about 15 people) Instructor Led, Direct Access Marketplace Seminar

This is a special opportunity. It is part of our new Direct Access Marketplace Program.

A Direct Access Marketplace seminar/course with a full 30-day, no questions asked, money back guarantee.

Description - Become a master of business process design. Build your knowledge of process design, process analysis, business analysis, and performance evaluation. Work with your teams in improvement projects, apply the process paradigm to your project to reduce risk. Maximize effectiveness of Lean, Six-Sigma, Project Management, and Business Process engineering. Begin the journey to becoming a Process Design Master.

Event Brochure: Click Here

Seminar Leader - Angelo Baratta, PMP, Paradigm Shifter

Angelo is a passionate professional dedicated to the advancement of project and process management through the application of well researched and innovative knowledge frameworks. He puts you, the professional, at the centre of project and process improvement initiatives. You are the Change Facilitator and your knowledge and skill is the driving force behind the success or failure of today’s ever complex projects. Attend this Rapid Learning? high engagement experience, and take yourself to the next level.

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