• CWCC Dinner Events
  • PMI CWCC Intro Video

Enhancing Project Management by Leveraging Lean Principles

Date: Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Dinner
           6:00 - 8:00 PM - Keynote
           
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, 791 West Georgia St. (Pavilion)

Cost: $45 Members (must login to receive member discount)
  $60 Non-Members
  $70 Late Registration (Late Registration fee starts on Oct 15) SOLD OUT

 

CWCC icon dinner menu 4line

Salad: Arugula Salad, Shaved Beets, Ricotta Salata, Orange, Sherry Reduction
Main: Seared Salmon, Warm Cauliflower and Quinoa, Tabbouleh, Herb Vinaigrette

Dessert: Coffee-Tini, Salt and Pepper Caramel, White Chocolate Spiked Mousse, Salted Hazelnut Crumble

 

2 PDUs available - 2 Technical PDUs

 

About this session

Lean is one of the most popular process optimization methodologies that has been successfully used by many organizations across multiple industries to generate break through level process improvements for over 3 decades.

Lean tools and techniques are simple to understand and can be applied cost-effectively to a wide variety of business contexts including Waterfall and Agile project management.

By taking a customer centric value driven approach to process optimization, Lean strives to remove non-value added activities from business processes.

This presentation will explore how Lean tools and techniques can be leveraged to enhance project execution across multiple areas in both Waterfall and Agile project management environments including PMOs.

An interactive exercise aimed at giving the audience a chance to experience the benefits of applying Lean in a project management context will also be featured.

Using Lean Six Sigma's structured approach, Clent has deployed high yielding projects across multiple industries.

 

Presenters

Zakir Ahamed and Clent Marquez

 

Clent Marquez

Clent has more than 15 years of experience in manufacturing engineering, lean six sigma, project management, process development and improvement in a high volume high mix highly automated and manual manufacturing environment including MRO (Aerospace Maintenance Repair and Overhaul), retail and logistics.

A certified Workplace Training Facilitator and Train the Trainer, Clent has facilitated lean six sigma training to over 400 individuals across different industries in Asia and Canada.

Clent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a certified Six Sigma Associate Master Black Belt.

Using Lean Six Sigma's structured approach, Clent has deployed high yielding projects across multiple industries.

 

ZakirWith over 15+ years of international experience in a variety of industries, Zakir has held a number of senior management and consulting roles in project management, process improvement, operations and marketing.

Zakir is the co-founder of Smart Learn Inc., which provides a number of accredited certification courses in Lean Six Sigma, Project Management and Scrum, he is also Manager Business Process Improvement at Best Buy Canada, where he is responsible for driving process efficiency across multiple business areas.

Zakir is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and holds an MSc in Management Science and Operational Research from Warwick Business School, UK.

 

 

Event Properties

Event Date 10-18-2017 5:00 pm
Event End Date 10-18-2017 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-17-2017 9:00 am
Cut off date 10-17-2017 1:00 pm
Individual Price $60.00
Late Fee $10.00(From 10-17-2017)
Location
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
791 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4, Canada
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$60.00 2

Project Management News

Project Management Salary Survey Project Management Salary Survey
2017-11-19 - The Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, is a report by PMI providing data on salary ranges for project management practitioners giving a greater awareness of their earning potential. Data...
New Projectified Podcast with PMI New Projectified Podcast with PMI
2017-11-01 - Projectified with PMI is a lively forward-looking series of conversations about hot topics and emerging trends impacting the world of project managers, from digital transformation to artificial i...
PMNetwork November 2017 Issue PMNetwork November 2017 Issue
2017-11-01 - 2017 PMI Project of the Year Winner - Office of River Protection, U.S. Department of Energy, Richland, Washington- A U.S. project team won a race against time to contain a radioactive leak. Read online...
Managers Book of Forms free downloads for PMI Members Managers Book of Forms free downloads for PMI Members
2017-10-29 - Have the forms to start your PMO today! PMI members have unlimited access to the tools and templates from the popular book, A Project Manager’s Book of Forms, by Cynthia Stackpole Snyder. This resource...
PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference
2017-10-29 - Learn how to apply BA to any project at the PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2017.. November 8, 2017 - 9am - 5pm ET (6am - 2pm PST). Collect 6 PDUs.  View 2016's conference.

Featured Volunteer

Peggy Ah Yong, MBA, PMP®, PRINCE2® Peggy Ah Yong, MBA, PMP®, PRINCE2®
Vice President, Professional Development:  Peggy is responsible for planning and executing the Chapter’s Annual Conference and Industry Showcase. Currently working as a Program Management Consultant at Pacific Blue Cross, Peggy also lends her project and program management expertise to the CWCC Board. The Chapter appreciates all the hard work she spends on developing our largest event for the membership.