Phase 3 of the project life cycle is where you execute the plan, turning ideas into reality. It’s the longest and most involved phase. The “doing” part, where the deliverables of the project are built. This could be anything from a physical product to a policy document, depending on what your project is aiming to achieve. In order to successfully reach project goals, there are many factors to think about and control, such as building a team, hiring suppliers, communicating with stakeholders, etc. Getting this phase right is crucial for the success of the project. By the end of this course you’ll be able to: • Understand the processes of project execution • Carry out “change management” planning • Monitor the execution phase • Complete a phase review Why take this course? In this phase, you need to keep all the plates spinning and balanced at once, making sure all tasks are under control and following the plan. If you’re new to business or project management, or simply want to improve your project execution skills, you should take this course. You’ll learn vital skills such as: how to control and monitor tasks effectively, managing change, and meeting project goals. This is course 3 in a series of 5. 15 mins | SCORM | Workbook
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.