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Western NY: Bringing MS Projects to Life – Evolving Project Management Through the Use of Simulation Software

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Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Event Description: 

This interactive event will include a hands-on lab featuring “Project Team Builder” (PTB) by SandboxModel. This scientifically based project simulator enables users to test project assumptions in scheduling, budgeting, resourcing and quality all with the goal of reducing project risk and generating better project results. We will spend the evening in the computer lab exploring what happens when we take a MS Project file and run it through the simulator.

Light Dinner will be Served


Location:

Monroe Community College

1000 East Henrietta Rd. , Rochester NY.

Parking Lot J, Building 9, Room 9-246

(Please note: your Parking has been PAID already)


Directions: 

Enter one of the campus entrances and follow Campus Drive in the direction of the arrow to Parking Lot J.or K Enter the Wolk Center for Excellence in Nursing building. Take the stairs, or Elevator on the left as you walk into the building go left as you excite the stairs or elevator walk straight down the hall to the meddle of the building. The glass walkway will be on your left.
The rooms are 9-246,and 9-251


Learning Objectives: 

  • MPUG participants will explore the use of simulation software to test scheduling and planning strategies as part of project management efforts to handle risk and improve results.
  • MPUG participants will examine the concept of using predefined project use cases for on the job training within the workplace environment.
  • MPUG participants will experience the simulation environment, “hands on”, by completing a short simulation.

 

About the Presenter: 

Don Mitchell is a professor and the Program Coordinator for Humber College’s Post Graduate Certificate in Project Management. Having spent the past 15 years consulting in the project delivery field Don has focused on bringing the real world into the classroom. He has been using Project Team Builder in his advanced project management classes teaching students how to problem solve and build customized PTB use cases (simulations) by first importing MS Project schedules.

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Monroe Community College (MCC)
1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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