Sheridan’s Professor Ramadan Delivers a Speech at PMI in Downtown Toronto

Professor Wael Ramadan recently delivered a speech at the Southern Ontario Chapter of The Project Management Institute (PMI) downtown Toronto entitled Art of Survival: The Link Between Project Management and Strategy.

Professor Ramadan’s thesis says that organizations need to continuously adapt and restructure in  order to survive and grow. Strategic management is an art of survival and project management is an output of this creative art. It is crucial to understand the link between project management and strategic management and its implications for project managers in order to enable the successful completion of project objectives.

“There is a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can

obscure the truth.”  – Maya Angelou

Event Details

Title: When Numbers Lie, Seeing the Full Picture
Location: Ontario Bar association, Toronto.
Invited By: PMI, Southern Ontario Chapter, Toronto.
Date: January 15, 2015

Synopsis:
Given the dark side of organizations and the informal power and political games at the higher management levels, how should project success really be measured? Do numbers tell the truth? This presentation looks at the importance of seeing the full picture and its impact on decision making within project, program and portfolio management.

Title: Project Management for Engineers, Benefits and Certification.
Location: Mississauga
Invited By: ACCES – Engineering Connections
Date: February 10, 2015

Synopsis:
This presentation will provide participants with an understanding of the framework of project management based on the global standard of project management. A demonstration of the relationship between Engineering and project management will be provided. The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification process and its requirements will be explained.

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