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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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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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