Identifying and understanding the potential problems that could happen throughout the duration of your project is smart, and represents good project management technique. Taking the time upfront to identify the things that may impact the team’s ability to stay on schedule and deliver quality work is essential. This investment of time at the beginning of the project will help you prepare for and plan for potential issues, which if you were not aware of and had not planned for, could cause bigger issues along the way. This course will help you identify the potential risks that may occur during your project, and could negatively impact its completion and success. While no one can predict everything that will happen, nor should we try, a reasonable effort to think through the most likely scenarios is a great approach. By completing this course, you will know how to identify potential risks for any project. Course Result: Identify potential risks for any project. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
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.