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2016 Wideman Prize Competition – Application Deadline Extended to Jan 23!

We are extremely pleased to announce that the deadline for team applications to participate the 2016 Wideman Prize Competition is being extended to January 23, 2016.

We encourage all teams and interested teams to review the revised competition page by clicking here. The page includes detailed information about next year’s competition, as well as important dates and a link to download the application package interested teams will be required to submit.

2016 Wideman Prize Competition Info for Students

The Wideman Education Foundation will be hosting its annual Wideman Prize Competition for its seventh year in 2016!

The competition is open for anyone required to complete a project during their post-secondary course work. The emphasis is on project management principles and skills – with a project management “crash class” provided for those who haven’t taken a project management course.  Evaluation, judging and winning the Prize will be based on integrating those principles and skills into the execution of the project.

An application form, competition guidelines, and important dates are available on the WEF website by clicking here.

Eileen Iverson Keynote Speaker at WEF’s 2015 Wideman Prize Competition

The Wideman Education Foundation is pleased to announce that Eileen Iverson will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Wideman Prize Competition event!

Students competing in this year’s Wideman Prize Competition will hear Eileen deliver a lunchtime keynote presentation on:

  • What qualities you need to be successful as a Project Manager in the public sector?
  • What are employers looking for?
  • Skills you need to be successful and how you can build your toolkit to complement these skills today to excel in an exciting career of Project Management.

Eileen Iverson is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), holds a Diploma in Management Studies and Certification in Information Technology.

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2015 Wideman Prize Competition in Project Management Scheduled for April 11th

2014 Wideman Prize Competition finalists: Team “SHIFT” of UBC.

For the the sixth year, WEF will be hosting its annual Wideman Prize Competition in Project Management at SFU’s Surrey Campus on April 11, 2015.

Open to students enrolled in approved undergraduate project management courses, the competition requires participants to work in teams of 5 to select, initiate, plan and execute a real project. Continue reading 2015 Wideman Prize Competition in Project Management Scheduled for April 11th