Professional Development

Professional Development Courses

Saturday, April 25 to Monday, April 27, and Thursday, April 30 | 4 Days
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Project Management Professional – PMP/PMI – Preparation Course
Rahul Chauhan, PMP Trainer (veteran Program Director), Pragra Consulting and Training

The Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is a must-have for any serious project manager. The designation is global and carries many benefits. This course comes with a 35-contact hours education certificate, which is a mandatory component of being eligible to write the PMP certification exam. The course normally runs over a period of weeks, but PIP is pleased to offer a compressed curriculum over four days at a very competitive price. If you were thinking of starting the process of applying for the designation, don't wait. The course needs a minimum number of participants in order to run.

Course modules:
1. Introduction and project management career path
2. Professional and social responsibility
3. Project management framework
4. Project management process
5. Project integration management
6. Project scope management
7. Project schedule management
8. Project cost management
9. Project communication management
10. Project procurement management
11. Project Stakeholder Stakeholder
12. PMP certification preparation assistance- Sample questions, Tips & Tricks, Guidance
13. Introduction to Agile Concepts
14. Live project internship or Case Studies analysis workshop opportunity

$999 + HST
5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga
Monday, April 27 | 1 Day
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Robots, Cobots and AGVs: Fundamentals of Machine Guarding and Safe Equipment Design
Renée Frigault, BA, BScE, MScE, Peng, President/Consulting Engineer, Lucid Engineering Ltd.

Automation has become a key feature of the manufacturing environment. New automated robotic systems with their ability to work in multiple modes and share space with workers, can present safety concerns and installation issues that require special understanding of these machine systems.
Content and learning objectives will include:

• Safety Standards – CSA Z432 Safeguarding of Machinery, CSA Z434 Robots, ISP/TS 15066 Cobots, ANSI B56.5 Automated Guided Vehicles, ANSI, EN, ISO and other key standards

• Safeguarding basics – preventing access, evaluating risk, safety control systems Robots

• Intrinsic robotic safety – safety inputs (maintenance door vs emergency stop), teach pendant, axis limiting

• Robotic cell design – perimeter guarding, maintenance doors, operator stations, teach mode (250mm/s vs high speed attended verification), barrier breach detection and stopping time

• Collaborative robots – collaborative vs robot mode, safeguarding in collaborative mode, integral safety systems, e.g. power and force limiting, joint torque monitoring, hand guiding for programming, safety zones (force vs potential body contact area)

• Automated guided vehicles – Common types (guiding systems), warning and turn signals, emergency devices, collision safeguarding, area scanning sensors, contact sensors, RFI

• Facility safety – warning signs and training, clearance requirements, travel surface, physical environment, radiated emissions

• Towing and loading issues

$400 + HST
The International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga
8:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1)
Laura Russell, Partner, and Emily Russell, Workers Compensation Specialist, CompClaim, a Consulting Practice of Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP

The world of workers' compensation can be complex and frustrating for those responsible for managing WSIB claims. Workers' Compensation Bootcamp Level I will assist Claims Management Personnel, Human Resources Personnel, Managers and Supervisors to understand the obligations that arise when workplace injuries/illnesses occur, tools to navigate the claims management process, and how to respond effectively to issues that can arise over the course of a claim.

This level is geared towards individuals with entry-level to mid-level knowledge of workers' compensation claims management topics, and is also often taken as refresher training.
This seminar will provide:

• An overview of Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 with a focus on important employer obligations

• Claim suppression: the rules and how to avoid costly penalties

• A description of the inner workings of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and direction about key contacts for claims and account issues

• Information about effective accident investigations and how to effectively complete the Employer’s Report of Injury (Form 7)

• How to monitor claims costs

• WSIB decisions and a review of Time-limits

• Techniques and strategies for effective claims management beginning on the date of injury

• An overview of the Early and Safe Return to Work (ESRTW) process, including forms to be completed, and techniques for overcoming barriers

• An Update on the WSIB’s Rate Framework

$650 + HST
The International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga