Wednesday May 10th 11:50am - 1:20pm

Mariana Trapnell

Information Technology Manager

Mariana is a Chartered Professional Accountant and certified 'MS Office Specialist Expert in Excel 2013'. She has over 20 years of experience playing in Excel, in roles varying from external and internal audit, to operational and financial analysis, and report development and design. She has taught at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has trained many co-workers and other students how to use Excel more efficiently. She loves seeing the 'light bulb go on' when someone realizes how easy a task can be!

Advanced Excel for Project Management

Looking to take your project management skills to the next level? Join our Advanced Excel for Project Managers session and gain valuable insights on how to use Excel to streamline your project tasks and improve your reporting.

In this session, you will learn how to create Pivot Tables to perform project spending trend analysis and ensure completeness of your data, saving you time and effort. You'll also discover how to keep your data clean and error-free with the use of pre-defined drop-down lists via Data Validation.

Furthermore, you'll learn how to make your project reports more visually appealing and informative by pulling in additional details from other lists using VLOOKUP. This will enable you to present your project data in a clear and concise manner, making it easier for stakeholders to understand.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your project management skills with the power of Excel. Register now and unlock the full potential of your data!

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Tuesday May 16th 11:50am - 12:20pm

Gyanendra Singh

GM- Projects

Gyanendra Singh has 20 years of Program and project management experience in diversified infrastructure Airports IT Systems, runways, Roads & Bridges construction, Building Construction & Oil and gas, Coal Mining, and Metro rails. Gyanendra has rich experience in conducting training on Project Risk Management, Contract Management, Program Management, Project Management, Primavera, Earned Value Management, EOT and Microsoft Projects. He has conducted over 1000 training programs for various organizations and countries.

Risk Management for Project Execution

Are you tired of project delays, budget overruns, and quality issues? Learn how to mitigate project risks and ensure successful project delivery with our comprehensive risk management course!

In this session, we'll examine the best practices for risk management, giving you the tools and techniques you need to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks effectively. You'll learn the entire risk management process, from planning and identifying risks to monitoring and controlling them.

Using a case study, you'll see how these concepts can be applied in real-world scenarios, giving you a practical understanding of how to manage project risks in your own work.

Some of the key topics covered in this course include planning risk management, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, and planning and implementing risk responses. You'll leave with a deep understanding of risk management best practices and the confidence to manage risks on your projects with ease.

Don't let project risks hold you back! Register now and take the first step towards delivering successful projects on time, within budget, and to the required level of quality.


Thursday May 25th 11:50am - 12:20pm

Alisa Kniazeva

Project Management Instructor

Alisa is a project manager with over 10 years of experience in the software development industry. She's worked on startups and big e-commerce projects, managing teams and delivering results across the globe, but her passion lies in something a little more futuristic: AI. With her experience in project management and her passion for AI, she's created the first-ever course on ChatGPT dedicated specifically to Project Managers. Through a combination of in-depth training, practical advice, and real-world examples, Alisa is helping project managers to leverage the latest AI technologies to streamline their workflows, boost their productivity, and achieve better results than ever before.

Chat GPT for Project Managers

Have you ever struggled to understand a complicated topic, wishing someone could explain it to you in simple words? Look no further than ChatGPT. ChatGPT is an AI-powered language model trained to help you understand complex concepts in a way that's easy to comprehend. Whether it's scientific jargon, technical terminology, or anything in between, ChatGPT can break it down for you in a language you understand.

But ChatGPT isn't just useful for understanding complex topics. It's also a powerful tool for project management. With ChatGPT, you can create templates, build complicated documentation, write emails with AI, and analyze large amounts of data in seconds, saving you time and effort.

And if you're looking to take your prompt engineering skills to the next level, our course will teach you the best practices for designing professional prompts that engage users and drive results. You'll learn how to design prompts that are clear, concise, and effective, ensuring that your AI interactions are seamless and intuitive.

So why struggle to understand complex topics or manage your projects alone when you can leverage the power of ChatGPT? Register now and start exploring the endless possibilities of AI-assisted project management!


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