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Winning Team Announced: 2017 Wideman Prize Competition – Ontario

The Wideman Education Foundation is excited share the results of the 2017 Wideman Prize Competition – Ontario!

The event marked the first year WEF has expanded the Wideman Prize Competition beyond the province of BC, working in collaboration with PMI Toronto, to make the competition  a success. The competition was led by the organizing committee, Osmary Torres, Ariel Saltz, Latif Hassanzay & Mitchell R.  Fong from PMI Toronto.

View photos from the competition by clicking here, and don’t forgot to read more about the winning team’s abstract below!

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Winning Team: “ICT and Technological Diversity”

Osmary Torres, Linda Vella, Dinos Kassianos, Leon Lam, Sanchit Sharma, R. Max Wideman, Lynn Shannon, Marc Blanchette and Bob Heggie

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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.

2015 Wideman Prize Competition Winner: Team e-Bike Revolution

The Wideman Education Foundation (WEF) congratulates the e-Bike Revolution team on winning the 2015 Wideman Prize for Project Management Excellence!

The e-Bike Revolution team from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver campus demonstrated to the panel of nine judges their skill and leadership in planning and executing their project to the highest of standards. Working as a team, e-Bike Revolution partnered with OHM Cycles, an e-bike manufacturer based in Abbotsford, to hold a test drive event for the UBC community that had over 120 participants trying an e-bike – double the team’s original target.
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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 President Joan Vincent Guest Speaker on PM Podcast

Joan Vincent, President of the Wideman Education Foundation (WEF) was a guest speaker on episode #284 of the PM Podcast.

Joan is interviewed by Project Management Postcast host Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, about the importance of the project management profession, the role that project managers play, and the aim of the Wideman Education Foundation.

Check out Joan’s podcast on the PM Podcast by clicking here. Make sure to tune in, comment, and share the podcast!

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