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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

WEF announces ProjectWorld / Business Analyst World ticket giveaway

The Wideman Education Foundation (WEF) is thrilled to announce it is an official partner of this year’s 2014 ProjectWorld / Business Analyst World conference, and will be in the exhibitor showcase from September 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

WEF wants to celebrate by giving away two (2) single-day passes to previous Wideman Prize Competition participants, recognizing these students for their project creativity for a chance to attend this industry leading event. Attendees to ProjectWorld / Business Analyst World will have the opportunity to network with peers from the local community to exchange ideas, best practices and lessons learned. Registration for a single-day pass normally costs $725.

To be eligible you must have registered and participated in a previous Wideman Prize Competition event. Entrants will need to tell us about why they are interested in attending ProjectWorld / Business Analyst World and what they hope to learn or benefit. At the end of the conference, you will be asked for a summary of the event and what you enjoyed most. Winners will be drawn at random.

To enter, leave a comment on this blog entry with a message or video about your submission, OR join our LinkedIn Group and post your entry on the discussions page.

There will be two winners. Prize includes:

  • One single-day pass to the ProjectWorld / Business Analyst World conference on either September 22 or 23 (to be drawn randomly).

The deadline for submission is Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM PST.  Winners will be announced on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 on the WEF website. All winners agree to have their submissions and post-end summary used on the WEF website and for marketing purposes.