Week 2- Project management training workshop

Time to have a look at PMWC principles

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It feels good to have started this online training workshop and was lovely to meet lots of you in the live sessions yesterday. Thank you for all your contributions and questions.

Something we are always seeking to do through our online workshops is to gain all the advantages which this teaching medium gives, for example learning at flexible times, at your own pace and from anywhere in the world, while not losing the best elements of class-based teaching, for example, networking opportunities and making participants feel part of a community. The great thing now is that we are able to re-create much of the classroom experience with some brilliant technological tools. 

By speaking ‘face-to-face’ during the Zoom live sessions we can chat and get to know each other, while the message board offers the opportunity for people to share their stories and experiences, outside the time constraints of the live sessions, and so for us all to learn more about each other. I realise some of you will know each other, but from chatting yesterday I realise many of you don't know each other. Fostering these connections will be a great way of increasing the sense of community within the group, and could even pave the way for future TNC internal collaborations.

For those who would like to introduce yourself on here but haven't had the chance to get your head around how to post, see here for a video about it. 

Within the shared Google folder, there is a subfolder called ‘Week 2’, here. Within this folder you will find one video and one pdf presentation, both about PMWC Principles. It is a short-ish one this week whilst we are all getting familiar with the setup.

The second live session will be at either 5pm ACST /8.30am BST or 10am MDT /5pm BST on Wednesday the 3rd June. We will start on time, however, if you can’t make it for the start of the session then please do join in when you can, even if just for the last half hour we will be happy to see your faces there. 

Here is a link to the highest level folder again that all the other folders are nested within. Adding this folder to your Google Drive is the easiest way to navigate around the files. If you are having trouble finding the classroom exercises Google sheet, here is a direct link. If you haven’t yet seen it, here is an overview of the exercises in the pre-recorded videos along with links to the associated documents. 

If you have any questions please get in touch via email or on here.

Warm wishes,


Beth Robinson

WildLearning Specialist, WildTeam

I'm a WildLearning Specialist with WildTeam, a bit of a odd job title. My main role is to design, deliver and organise both our online and class-based training workshops. One of the best parts of my job is meeting other conservationists and learning about the work that they do. I really enjoy geeking out reading teaching theory and thinking about ways I can more creatively and engagingly deliver learning. Before working for WildTeam I did a PhD in invasive plants and human wildlife interactions. I find it really interesting to learn about the ways people interact with nature, both when nature is being wonderful, but also when is is being a bit annoying!
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