Sunday, February 14, 2010

CASLIS Toronto and SLA Toronto presents: Project Management 101

** VENUE and TIME change! Please note the change in venue and the slight time change below. We apologize for any inconvenience. **

Join us on Wednesday, March 10 for a joint CASLIS Toronto and SLA Toronto event

Project Management 101

Register now at!

PLEASE NOTE: Even though registration for this event is being handled by CASLIS Toronto, SLA Toronto members will also enjoy the "Member" rate for this event. When registering online, simply check off "Member" if you belong to either organization. Furthermore, both CLA and SLA students are welcome to attend the event free-of-charge, simply check off "CLA student" when registering online.

Project Management techniques are used in various settings from planning fundraisers, to the development of software applications, to government projects. Knowledge of project management techniques is critical for successful in future careers, in volunteer efforts, and for implementing personal or home projects. As special librarians and information professionals we are often called upon to manage projects; whether moving the library to a new location or deciding upon a new piece of software. In this session Kelly Lyons, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto iSchool, will provide an overview of the project management landscape, share some effective resources you can use without completing PM certification, and give pointers to those interested in exploring PM in greater depth.

Speaker: Kelly Lyons, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto iSchool

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Time: 6:00-6:30 p.m.: registration and light dinner; 6:30-8:00 p.m.: program

Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, Room 1250, Black Wing, 555 University Avenue

Registration deadline: March 3, 2010

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