Mindfulness Improves Project Execution and Leadership Engagement: Evidence and Practice (C193-20170920P-EVE)

September 20, 2017
6:00 PM EDT - 9:00 PM EDT
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Corporate Event Centre (CHSI)
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, L4W 0A1

Mindfulness Improves Project Execution and Leadership Engagement: Evidence and Practice


As a Project Manager, have you ever wondered how learning mindfulness skills could possibly improve your ability to negotiate and overcome challenges in project execution and leadership engagement?

If so, please plan to join us in this workshop on September 20, 2017 - Mindfulness Improves Project Execution and Leadership Engagement: Evidence and Practice.

Research indicates that being mindful on day to day basis optimizes successful project delivery, effects positive organizational changes, spurs personal growth and brings measurable benefits to your personal mental and physical health.

In this evidence-based informational-experiential workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn the following:

Basic skills of mindfulness practice

  • Down-regulation of stress, distress and other human factors (such as conflicts, pressures, etc. severely impacting project management and delivery process
  • And up-regulation of project management skills essential to a successful delivery and leadership engagement (evidenced through fMRI or other scans)

How to integrate/implement these skills into your professional and personal life

  • How to create ease, fluidity, harmony and success in your personal and professional relationships. 


SPEAKER - Dr. Parmjit Singh (PhD)

Dr. Parmjit Singh is Assistant Clinical Professor with Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University and has a PhD in Psychology. He has Clinical Training in Mind-Body Medicine from Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA and has participated in an intensive retreat on Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in mind-body medicine under the direction of Drs. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli.  He did his Post-doctoral training in psychology from University of Southern Queensland, Australia and McMaster University, Canada.

He teaches in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Michael DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, Hamilton.

He was nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award by students of Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Canada for 2013 - 2014 year.

In addition to publishing numerous research papers, newsletters and book reviews, he has also written three workbooks.

He is a professional speaker who offers corporate and community mindfulness-based stress management and professional development programs/retreats in Toronto-Mississauga, Hamilton and Brantford area. 

For more bio and program info, please visit: http://www.ParmjitSingh.com


Wednesday, September 20, 2017


6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

Registration, Facilitated Networking & Presentation

Note:  Coffee and tea will be served.


Corporate Event Centre (at CHSI), 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 0A1  (905)219-0044.

(Room: Presentation Centre North) (Click for the map).

From Dixie Road and the 401 Highway, exit south onto Dixie Road and continue south until you get to Eglinton Avenue. Turn left onto Eglinton Avenue and proceed to Creekbank Road, then turn left onto Creekbank Road – the Centre is on the left side.


PMI Member
Registration (pay online by credit card only)

Payment: By Visa or MasterCard: Online payment prior to the registration deadline only. No credit card payment will be accepted at the door. Receipts are issued and e-mailed to you at time of payment. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Deadline and cancellation policy:


















Registration and cancellation deadlines are 5:30 P.M. on Friday, September 20, 2017.

Continuing the registration process constitutes acceptance of the Cancellation Policy:
PMI Lakeshore's Cancellation Policy
PMI Lakeshore reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrolment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If PMI Lakeshore cancels an event, registrants will be provided a full refund.

If a registrant has to cancel their event registration:

1. All registered attendees are required to notify the PMI Lakeshore Chapter of any cancellations by sending an e-mail message to cancel@pmiloc.org with your cancellation request. To expedite your cancellation, please include the transaction ID number from your receipt or the event code/program number that starts with "C193" in your request.

2. Unless specifically stated on event materials, the cancellation deadline is as follows:

• Dinner Meeting - by 5:00 P.M. five (5) business days prior to the event.
• Professional Development Event – by 5:00 P.M. three (3) business days prior to the event.

****** Note: Late cancellations forfeit payments. No refunds. ******
3. Cancellations received prior to the cancellation deadline will be eligible to receive a full refund, less an administration fee determined by the board for that event type.
4. Refund of a registration paid by a personal or corporate credit card will be handled as follows:
• If the registration has not been processed, the registration request will be cancelled.
• If the registration has been processed, the credit card account used for the original registration will be credited for the registration amount, less the administration fee equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. 
5. Refund of a registration paid by personal or corporate cheque will be handled as follows:
• If the cheque has not been processed, the cheque will be voided and returned to sender. 
• If the cheque has been processed, a refund cheque will be mailed, less the administration fee of equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. Cancellations received after the stated cancellation deadline will not be eligible for a refund. After the deadline, the chapter has purchased a non-refundable meal and/or printed materials on your behalf.

Event Photograph Policy

The C193 Chapter of the Project Management Institute (“PMIC193”) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by PMIC193, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMIC193 may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMIC193 including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

By participating in or attending a PMI event or by failing to notify PMI, by answering the registration questions, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Program Number:

C193-20170920P-EVE (2 PDUs can be claimed against Strategic & Business Management, Activity Type: Course or Training for attending this workshop).



If you have questions or comments on the event please contact the Chapter, by email at events@pmiloc.org.


$20.00 Guest Ticket

$10.00 PMI Lakeshore Member Registration