Inez Halaska has two decades of project management experience across a broad range of projects types including construction (both as an owner’s rep and as a vendor), information technology implementations, business re-organizations, and event planning. Her expertise covers all aspects of delivering successful projects from up front strategic planning, needs analysis and project definition, through project planning, delivery, and commissioning, to change management and benefits realization. She is currently a practising project manager running projects for a government regulator in the energy industry but her work experience spans government, private, and non-profit sectors.
Inez worked as a client representative in the construction of the Creative Kids Museum in the TELUS Word of Science facility in downtown Calgary. There she handled coordination with various business units, actively participated in weekly construction team meetings, provided business direction, and participated in quality assurance activities and deliverables acceptance. She also participated in the high-level planning for the relocation of the TELUS World of Science facility including parking studies, defining requirements, and a research study analyzing other science centre renovation/expansion projects from across North America.
She holds a B.F.A from the University of Lethbridge, multiple project management certificates (including Dr. F. Hartman’s SMART Project Planning from Mount Royal University), is Prosci certified and an APMG-certified Change Management Practitioner. She also has a Business Analysis certificate from Mount Royal University, and a certificate in Virtual Instructor-Led Training from Humber Institute of Technology.