University of Waterloo Team Winners for Teachers Without Frontiers Project!

For the past two years, Masters students of the University of Waterloo's project management courses, MSci 651 and BE 605, have worked with the Pakistan NGO Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) or centre for education and consciousness supporting their flagship pilot programs, Teachers Without Frontiers. The work of the students was recognized recently when one of the project teams won first …

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The Project Manager of the Future

This post is based on a presentation to the Project Management Institute Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter on March 25th 2017 in Guelph, Ontario. The recording of the presentation that was delivered is below: Project managers work in the real world. The leading project management methodology, the Project Management Body of Knowledge from the Project Management Institute, …

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Project Management Stakeholder Simulation

At the University of Waterloo we have recently finished work on an online simulation that is intended to develop better understanding of the management of project stakeholders. The simulation is undertaken online and can be made available to organisations and individuals that wish to improve their capability in this area. There are three versions of …

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The University of Waterloo Professional Development Project Management Survey 2016

The following video provides results from the first year of the University of Waterloo Professional Development Project Management Survey, conducted in Fall 2015 and Winter 2016. The survey has been revised based on these results and is continuing in 2017. The survey is intended to better understand the changing nature of projects, the project management …

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Teachers Without Frontiers

In Spring 2016, four groups of University of Waterloo Masters students who were undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Business Entrepreneurship, worked with the Teachers Without Frontiers organisation in Pakistan on the use of information technology in schools. The attached newsletter from TWF includes an article on their work. teachers-without-frontiers-newsletter

Project Team Member Preparatory Course

Introduction Significant weaknesses exist in the performance of project teams and these weaknesses are a major factor in project failure. This course is intended to better prepare members of project teams for their work. Project managers require a wider range of skills and it is not intended that they take this course. This is a …

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NetHope and the University of Waterloo Research Partnership

In the Spring of 2007 an agreement was made between NetHope and the University of Waterloo’s Department of Management Sciences. The agreement was to enable students from the online Masters in Management Sciences in the Management of Technology to undertake projects supporting the work of NetHope as assessed work as part of an elective in …

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