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GPLD653 - Project Management Fundamentals For Immediate Application

As employers’ demand for students proficient in project management continues to grow, Project Management Fundamentals For Immediate Application is designed for graduate students from any faculty interested in project management career. This virtual seminar blends theory and practice allowing students to 1) become familiar with industry-wide project management concepts and tools and 2) apply their knowledge by participating in problem-solving conversations in the context of their academic experience as a graduate student.

Learning Objectives


By the end of this virtual seminar students will:

• Learn about project management core skill set, competencies and professional designations.
• Understand basic project management terminology and techniques allowing them to position their school and professional projects in line with the current business environment.
• Learn about organizational agility and how it is applied in the context of research.
• Develop solution-orientated strategies for self-guided professional development as a project manager.

This is an introductory-level seminar; however, the instructor will recommend a number of free Udemy course offerings to complement the material covered in this seminar.


Leaders Information


This workshop will be led by Yuliya Kondratenko, in partnership with SpokenWeb.

During her career as a project manager, Yuliya Kondratenko, PMP has worked on a number of transformational projects that have laid a framework for enhancing future services for the clients. In her current role as a project manager at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Yuliya is responsible for implementing a multi-institutional humanities-driven research program, funded a SSHRC Partnership grant with the goal of preserving and activating archives of literary sound recordings for use in research, teaching and artistic creation. In addition, she is an MBTI® Step IITM (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®) certified practitioner and a keen supporter of using this assessment tool for improving project team dynamics through coaching and managing change. Yuliya has delivered numerous workshops and lectures across Canada. In her free time, Yuliya is a passionate community builder and has travelled the world while volunteering for over a dozen of outreach initiatives.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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