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Intermediate Project Management for Indigenous Organizations – Online Fall 2022

Jan 20, 2022
Aug 23, 2022

Project management is a results-oriented process designed to support organizations, institutions, and communities. Understanding, proposing, and establishing a professional project management environment is a critical component to program and project funding and development. This program helps translate the language of project management into the systems of Indigenous wisdom.

Adopting standardized project management techniques and tools increases the capacity to ensure successful projects from ideation to implementation. Beyond best practices, this program explores developing your project management knowledge and skills in the context of Indigenous Wise Practices, where attendees will learn to effectively lead projects to deliver the expected outcomes on scope, time, and on budget.

This program fulfills requirements for credit towards the Certificate of Indigenous Leadership, Governance, and Management Excellence.

What does this program offer?
This program will explore the theory and process of project management through:

Exploring what project management is and why it is important
Defining Wise Practices and applying them to project management
Building the foundations to revitalize Wise Practices back into your communities
Understanding the life cycle of a project and the work required of project managers in each phase of a project
Project management fundamentals, processes, techniques, and tools
The Triple Constraint model
Project management planning techniques through a practical business case exercise and note individual reflections on this exercise
Change Management and Performance Management

Who should register?
This program is an ideal fit for those who are responsible for developing, leading, and managing projects in, or with, Indigenous communities and organizations and for those seeking to understand and introduce project management practices into their organization or community. The program will benefit anyone from Indigenous communities, government, industry, not-for-profits, and boards. While an asset, no previous project management experience is required.

This program prioritizes Indigenous learners, and those working for Indigenous communities and organizations. Financial aid available, please apply online within the registration progress.

Program Dates: September 20 – October 27, 2022
Registration Deadline: August 23, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/3IlRbKu


Cecelia Leddy




Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020, Development Stn. 4
Banff, Alberta T1L1H5 Canada
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