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GFOA Alberta, in cooperation with Bloom Centre for Municipal Education, is proud to bring back the 10-Part Webinar Series for 2019 as “Webinars-on-Demand”.

Learn basic foundational project and change management skills to power your career in the complex and ever-changing municipal environment! New in your career, supervisor,manager or executive? In municipal government you are faced with complex challenges every day. Your ability to manage change and projects has a direct impact on both your career and municipality’s success.

The Project Planning and Management Webinar offers the following:

  • the basic knowledge of project and change management, improving your skill set and abilities
  • Review of project and change challenges specific to municipal government. (politics, limited budgets, organizational silos) 
  • Project Planning Basics. Scope of a project plan. Timelines, milestones, team members, defining roles and responsibilities, stakeholders, defining/overcoming challenges. 
  • Project Lifecycle. Beginning to end stages of a project. 
  • Change Management Basics. Identify change, challenges, action plans, overcoming nay-sayers, communication plans. 
  • Why Do Projects Succeed and Fail? Steps for success. Tips and techniques to ensure projects are “on time, on budget”. 
  • Understanding and Aligning Priorities within projects. 
  • Resistance to Change. Individual and organizational resistance to change. Why resistance happens and strategies to overcome resistance. 
  • Qualities of a Strong Sponsor. Identify your project champions and key stakeholders. The importance of leadership in project/change management. 
  • Included – basic project plan template and examples 
  • Learn the “one pager” technique for project planning


This “webinar-on-demand” option offers the convenience of anytime viewing.  A password will be provided for access upon successful registration and will be valid for 60 days from date of purchase.

You can either register for this “Single Webinar-on-Demand” for $175  here, or choose to register for the full 10-Part Webinar Series below:


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