What a great day! On June 3 WEF attended the Project management Institute (PMI) Canadian West Coast Chapter (CCWC) annual Career Fair. Many thanks to the generous support of PMI local chapter! Board members reconnected with some of our strong supporters and introduced WEF’s mandate and projects to the Career Fair attendees. Most excitingly we met one of the past WEF Competition competitors: Gordon Swenson, who took part of the Wideman Prize Competition in 2011 and told us about how the competition has affected him. Continue reading WEF attends the Project Management Institute (PMI) Canadian West Coast Chapter (CCWC) Annual Career Fair
On December 7, 2010 WEF, partnering with the Faculty of Business Administration and the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University, held their second successful Project Management Career Speaker Event. Keeping in mind the importance of being on the cutting edge of technology and awareness of global workworld changes, WEF continues to fulfill its Mandate to teach and develop tomorrow’s Project Managers. Continue reading WEF Project Management Career Speaker Event
Recently, the Wideman Education Foundation and Simon Fraser University Surrey hosted a project management competition asking students the question “Why should high school students attend post-secondary education”?
The team that made the most compelling media vehicle was awarded $300 for each team member, as well as a project management book, and a networking dinner with the Project Management Institute in Vancouver.
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Have you ever wondered what high school students really think about post secondary education? Ten teams from five high schools in Surrey gathered this Saturday at the SFU Surrey campus to compete in the second annual Wideman Education Foundation (WEF) Project Management competition. The competition featured teams of high school students who produced short videos on why students like them should consider post secondary education. The event was jointly organized by the WEF, the Faculty of Business Administration and the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at SFU.
Surrey April 26, 2008 – Eight teams from four high schools in Surrey gathered this weekend at the SFU Surrey campus to present their designs for the first Wideman Education Foundation (WEF) Project Management competition. The competition will be an annual event jointly offered by the WEF, the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) and the Faculty of Business Administration at SFU Surrey. This year’s winners of the event, Paul Kealong, Rebecca Reiss and Boris Shang, students at Semiahmoo Secondary School, each took home a prize of $300. Other competing schools included L.A. Matheson, Johnston Heights and Fraser Heights Secondary Schools. All students received a Certificate of Participation and a Project Management Pocket Guide.