Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Interactive Project Planning and Management

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Tuesday, September 26, 2023:
Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM Pacific time
In-Person Seminar: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM Pacific time

Wednesday, September 27, 2023:
Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM Pacific time
In-Person Seminar: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM Pacific time
Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre  - Oak Room (5th Floor)
711 West Broadway
Vancouver BC V5Z 3Y2

Eligible for 14.0 CE Hour(s) of Communications and Leadership Learning

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This course is taking place live in-person, not online. Please be aware there is no hybrid option as well.

Participants will need to bring a laptop with them to the seminar to access the digital course materials. Printed course materials will not be available on-site.

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Event Details


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $995.00 + GST = $1044.75 until September 12, 2023

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $1095.00 + GST = $1149.75

Non-Registrant Price: $1095.00 + GST = $1149.75

Student Price: $547.50 + GST = $574.88
*Student Price is eligible for participants in Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program

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  • Group discounts are available for this session, please contact [email protected] for more information.


Jennifer Wu | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 236.521.9709
Toll-Free: 1.888.430.8035
Email: [email protected]

Event Presenter(s)

Jim Brosseau
E.M. Sciences Ltd.

About the Event

This process has been successfully used on hundreds of projects of all types, including expansions to the Vancouver Domestic Airport, upgrades to four key BC Airport Terminals, development of Blackcomb Ski Resort and the first phase of Whistler Village, redevelopment of Mont Tremblant Ski Resort (Quebec), Expo 86 Pre-Planning, several BC Courthouses and Correctional Facilities, Westwood Plateau, Coquitlam Centre, initial Burrard Inlet Fast Ferry Terminals, creation of the Town of Tumbler Ridge, preliminary plans for Translink Expansions, planning of Edmonton Walter C McKenzie Hospital, redevelopment of 5 major Alberta Hospitals, new displays in the Royal BC Museum, process improvement for high tech projects, and many others.

Similar workshops have been provided to over 20,000 participants in Canada, United States, England, Australia, India, and Korea.

The workshop is intended for managers, supervisors, specialists, and staff who are involved in, or expect to be involved in, projects of any size or type, either as a leader or as a team member. The concepts presented apply to projects of all sizes and types, from physical construction to softer projects such as changing the work-process in a department.

Course Process and Objectives

Teams of four to five members will be formed at the beginning of the course to learn and experience collaborative project team processes for:

  • Planning and scheduling projects;
  • Identifying and managing risks;
  • Establishing agreements on team practices;
  • Improving team meetings;
  • Understanding how to work with different personalities;
  • Monitoring and evaluating project progress; and
  • Improving project practices.

What Previous Participants Have Said About the Seminar

  • “Well prepared instructor and relevant experience/examples supported the course content.”
  • “The presentation opened my eyes on unknown possibilities.”
  • "The team building exercises were valuable tools to bring back to my own team.”
  • “The course involved a lot of hands-on open discussion which was an ideal delivery method for the topic.”
  • “Excellent course. I’m excited to apply some of the skills with my team.”
  • “Excellent quality in material and I was surprised at how actionable the content is.”


Jim Brosseau

Principal, Clarrus Consulting Group, E.M. Sciences Ltd.

Jim has been working with teams for almost 3 decades and is passionate about educating people about the role that relationships and interpersonal issues have in the success or failure of projects. Today, he leads a team of 10 facilitators delivering project management and leadership workshops that embody this philosophy of focusing primarily on team relationships to hundreds of people each year. Jim has volunteered with the Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC, and he has worked in support of homeless communities in Burnaby. He has published two books, numerous technical articles, and has presented at major conferences and many local professional associations.