NEW! Artificial Intelligence-Powered Project Excellence: Roadmaps, Success Strategies, and Practical Tools with Oscar Wasilik

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this training, learners will be able to: 

  • Manipulate the AI value matrix to construct practical and SMART roadmaps for your own team and organization. 
  • Recognize legal, regulatory, security, and ethical challenges with AI tools, and how to mitigate the risks.
  • Formulate project planning, forecasting, and resource allocation using AI.


Looking to position your career, team, and organization to benefit from AI? Seeking to achieve excellence as a project manager, leader, or sponsor? This training will provide you with practical tools, roadmaps, hands-on experiences, and 10 proven success strategies to use AI immediately. You will gain experience with this new technology, grow more comfortable using it, and accelerate your performance. 

This training will provide project managers with a hands-on, comprehensive understanding of AI fundamentals, AI’s various applications in project management, and practical insights into successful AI adoption. Through real-world success case studies and interactive sessions featuring specific AI tools, participants will gain the knowledge and confidence to harness AI’s potential to drive project excellence, achieve better outcomes, and lead their organizations into the future of project management. Participants will come away with tools they can use at no cost within their own organizations, such as custom AI roadmaps and Excel-based AI models. 

Furthermore, this training aims to provide project managers with a practical and professional understanding of artificial intelligence as it pertains to successful applications in project management and executive insights into successful AI change transformation. We go beyond language models to Excel-based AI that you can use in your office immediately and dashboard AI to bring your key performance indicator (KPI) efforts to a new level of excellence. Through real-world case studies and interactive group sessions featuring specific AI tools, participants will gain the knowledge and confidence to harness AI’s potential within their own careers and teams.

Using case studies, roadmaps, and hands-on experience with business AI tools, you will learn how the very best organizations have embraced AI using ethical and relevant protocols. We will go beyond analytics and data, preparing you for the changes occurring from major technology shifts. Learning from success stories will help you build more confidence in AI planning and will prepare you for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enrich your professional development. 



  • Day 1: Understanding AI Tools and Their Impact on Project Management 

    Session 1: Introduction to AI in Project Management

    • Definition and overview of artificial intelligence (AI)
    • The road ahead: how AI is shaping project management and what you can do about it practically
    • AI-driven excellence in modern project management—success stories

    Session 2: Hands-On Experience Applications in Project Management 

    • Microsoft Copilot for Office Suite
    • AI data analysis in PowerBI, SAP, IBM, and other data-driven statistical KPI tools
    • Developing in-house Excel-based AI models at little to no cost with no programming
    • Professional analysis and project management practice with ChatGPT, DeepL, Bard, Bing, plugins, and other text-based AI (Tools updated regularly for relevance)
    • Project planning, forecasting, and resource allocation using Excel-based AI
    • Schedule optimization and risk management success cases
    • Automating documents and process flow with Outlook plugin tools
    • Real-time project tracking, communications, and sentiment-adaptive customer service

    Session 3: Success Stories: Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning (ML)

    • Showcasing the best AI success stories and what we can learn from them
    • Introducing the AI Value Matrix—how to use relevant and appropriate AI for your organization
    • Group work in creating AI-centered roadmaps for your team
    • Improving the stakeholder value chain—quick wins at low cost

    Session 4: Laws, Regulations, Ethics, and Security in AI for Project Management

    • Determining security risks, protocols, and ethical concerns of AI tools
    • Understanding legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements in AI usage
    • Security of data, transparency, and bias in AI tools
    • Ensuring governance, compliance, and policy alignment with counter-AI
    • Supervision of performance with human-centered oversight 
  • Day 2: Integrating AI and Project Management—Best Practices


    Session 1: Change-Ready! Preparing Your Organization for AI Adoption

    • Examples of AI adoption in large, medium, and small organizations
    • The AI Index: An artificial intelligence readiness test for you and your team
    • Change-Ready Test: identify possible roadblocks toward integration
    • People, powers, and politics influencing new technology changes
    • Creating a roadmap for successful AI adoption in your organization

    Session 2: Selecting and Implementing AI Tools in Projects

    • Evaluating AI tools and technologies for specific project needs
    • Key considerations when exploring AI vendors and solutions
    • Showcase of the tools best companies use for AI-driven project success

    Session 3: AI-Driven Project Planning and Execution

    • Redefining project planning with AI-powered tools and techniques
    • Enhancing project monitoring and control through AI-driven insights
    • How to manage unsanctioned AI use in the workplace

    Session 4: AI and Continuous Improvement in Project Management

    • Using AI to identify areas for process optimizations and efficiencies
    • Leveraging AI-driven feedback loops for ongoing project enhancements
    • Developing a culture of continuous learning and adaptation through AI

    Session 5: AI-Enabled Project Success Stories

    • Case studies of successful AI implementation in real-world projects by Fortune 500 companies
    • Learning from failures: challenges and lessons
    • Q&A session with project managers who succeeded with AI in their projects

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Power Skills and Business Acumen PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Ways of Working PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials. *Please note that the asterisked row below applies to the PMI® Agile Certification Journey and includes Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) certifications.
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acumen Total
CAPM® / PMI-CP™ / PMP® / PgMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-SP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-RMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PfMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-PBA® 0 10 4 14.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle



Oscar Wasilik PMP

Oscar is an accomplished Senior Project Manager with over 10 years of experience successfully leading projects beyond $100 Million in value. He authored the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All paper (2012) along with three world-renowned subject matter experts in international energy projects. Oscar has a particular expertise in driving government and public-sector projects as diverse as G7 embassy projects, arctic power plants, military sites, international data centers and, most recently, the restoration of the Parliament of Canada.

As the youngest graduate of the University of Oxford's master's degree in Major Programme Management, Oscar benefited from, and contributed to cutting edge approaches in international program management with Nobel Prize winning economists, executive practitioners, and experts from around the world. Oscar is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® and holds two professional engineering licenses in Canada. His work was featured in the Financial Times, Economist, New York Times, and other publications.

He has led to completion and analyzed 13 years’ worth of projects, from venture capital, public sector, private sector, military, and United Nations perspectives. His paper on P3 public-private partnership governance between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Government of Canada was co-authored with a former US Supreme Court Justice and addressed the particularly successful practices for large-scale, modern government projects. Oscar is a charismatic presenter and a former world-level debater who ranked within the top 50. He emphasizes emotional intelligence, practical approaches, and a let's get it done attitude that has been described as inspirational and motivating.

Training Information

18 - 19 September 2024
2 Days


Member Price
(US$1385.00 before 5 August)
Nonmember Price
(US$1585.00 before 5 August)
Government Price
Student Price

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