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Course on heritage conservation project management

From: Lisa Mort-Putland <lmort-putland>
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Heritage Conservation Project Management
October 22-27, 2001

A few spaces are still available in this new immersion course
offered for heritage and planning professionals and managers by the
Cultural Resource Management Program at the University of Victoria.
Please register by: October 1, 2001. Fee: $560 CDN Further
information on the course, the program, registration, and
accommodation are available at <URL:http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/crmp>

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    including draft course outline are available at
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The conservation of heritage properties is a complex process,
involving both an understanding of conservation principles and
thoughtful management strategies. The course focuses on principles,
techniques, experiences, and resources in the management of heritage
conservation projects from the points of view of both the
owner/client and the professional/consultant. Project management
theory and practice are addressed, with a bias towards the pragmatic
and the practical, through the discussion of case studies. Projects
undertaken at the municipal level in both Canada and abroad are
emphasized, although other levels are also addressed. An initial
review of the heritage conservation planning strategies provides a
context in which you strengthen your ability to:

    *   Recognize the distinct phases of the project management
        process

    *   Build a team with the appropriate range of professional
        expertise

    *   Define, plan, schedule, and budget the project

    *   Break down the work into components and illustrate them
        graphically

    *   Implement, control, and monitor projects

    *   Prepare reports

    *   Appreciate the roles of the various communities of interest

    *   Identify community perspectives and achieve meaningful
        public consultation

    *   Consider risk management

    *   Address ethical and legal issues

    *   Write RFPs and proposals

Instructor: Harold Kalman, Ph.D. is Principal, Commonwealth Historic
Resource Management Limited, Vancouver, BC, an international
consulting and management firm with offices in British Columbia,
Ontario, Florida, and the Caribbean. He is an urban heritage
planner, cultural resource manager, and cultural tourism planner.
Canada's first independent heritage consultant, he has worked as a
private-sector professional since 1975 and has managed hundreds of
large and small-scale projects across Canada and abroad.

Joy Davis, Program Director
Cultural Management Programs
University of Victoria
250-721-8462
Fax: 250-721-8774


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