Advanced Project Management

2020 – Winter 4 Day – Advanced Project Management 

February 6-9, 2020

This course is limited to 24 and sells out very quickly. Do not delay in registering.

CEC’s Advanced Project Management course will prepare seasoned project managers for future advancement and increased responsibilities. The new program was created to build off the highly successful 10-day program.  The course will provide 28 hours of Gold Seal accredited industry-specific, advanced level project management training.

Advanced Project Management WINTER 2020

Graduates of the program will bring back to their companies strategies for making their projects even more successful.  Senior project skills that will be covered include:

Session 1: The Art of Facilitative Leadership

  • Develop strategies for conscious leadership
  • Become aware of how our nature influences decision making
  • Techniques for transforming resistance into advocacy
  • How to identify key elements driving peak performance

Session 2: Organizational Planning – Portfolio Management

  • Discuss the processes of project portfolio management including the key activities that facilitate maximum portfolio value
  • Relate the principles of project portfolio management to organizational strategy and performance
  • Identify a best practice model for portfolio component selection, optimization, communication and risk management
  • Recognize the benefits and challenges of implementing project portfolio management within the business

Session 3: Financial and Basic Accounting Principles for Project Managers

  • Articulate to stakeholders the financial status of the project
  • Explain aspects of corporate accounting
  • Gain focus on and maintain control over project estimates, profitability and performance
  • Analyze the financial aspects of an organization
  • Make informed decisions with respect to pricing, contract, progress and project risk management
  • Use financial information within a project environment to predict and influence the final results

Session 4: Principles of Lean for Construction

  • Understand basic Lean tools
  • Simplify, standardize, align, synchronize and achieve rapid and sustainable improvements

Who Should Attend:

Experienced project managers, senior project managers who meet the following criteria:

  • Manage other project managers
  • Manage projects with self-sufficient job site staff
  • Managing a book of work under individual income statements
  • Managing a project management department
  • Managing all or project driven portion of company operations

CEC’s Advanced Project Management program is designed specifically for the mechanical contracting industry.

To register, contact Tania Johnston at



February 6-9, 2020


University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

This course is limited to 24 . Do not delay in registering.

Winter 2020 Advanced Project Management

  • Registration Fees

    Includes a complete and comprehensive manual, breakfast, and lunch each day. BN# 124973520
  • $ 0.00 CAD
    MCAC B.I.N# 124973520

    If it becomes necessary to cancel your participation in the conference, please send written notification to Tania Johnston, Executive Director, at CEC as soon as possible. Please note the following refund information:
    Thirty calendar days prior to start of course - 100% refund. Fifteen calendar days prior to start of course - 50% refund. Seven calendar days pior to start of course - No refund. Substitutions are always accepted.

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