Preparing for AI Revolution—Unlocking Productivity Management Secrets for Project

Preparing for AI Revolution—Unlocking Productivity Management Secrets for Project


The objective of this full-day Masterclass is to equip project managers with the essential knowledge and skills to navigate the evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and leverage it strategically in project management. Participants will gain insights into the impact of AI on project outcomes, team performance, and the optimization of routine tasks by using applied AI Prompting skills.

Learning Objectives

  • AI Fundamentals: Explore AI fundamental concepts and build hands on skills in AI prompting to leverage AI tools.
  • Streamlining Administrative Tasks: Learn how AI can optimize mundane tasks, allowing project managers to redirect focus towards delivering value and innovative solutions.
  • Practical hands-on exercises: incorporating Project Management Principles, Performance Domains, Models and artifacts.
  • Soft Skills and AI Collaboration: Embrace the partnership between human project managers and AI, focusing on unlearning, motivating, building trust, negotiating, ideating, empathizing, and relying on intuition.
  • Applied AI Prompting Skills: Learn prompting skills to craft strategic and context-aware queries to effectively interact with AI models, optimize for specific outputs and aligning with ethical considerations.



Mashhood Ahmed started his research into AI and Project Management in 2017, since then he has spoken around the world, from New Zealand to Singapore, Africa to North America, at various conferences, and global events. In the year 2023, he spoke at over 15 events, shared his research, knowledge and expertise with over 15,000 project managers around the globe, some of major highlights from 2023 were PMI Global Summit in Atlanta, Closing Keynote Speech at North Carolina PMI, AI Masterclass at PMI New York (Binghamton) and webinar, along with several in-person and virtual talks. Mashhood has over 20 years of project-program management experience leading multi-million-dollar projects around the globe. Currently, he runs a boutique consulting firm in Edmonton, Canada, and he is founding director of where is leading a team to design and develop next generation project management solution leveraging AI. He also teaches at Grant MacEwan University. Besides, all of this he also volunteers his time for PMI and ISACA for various initiatives. He holds Master’s degree from University of Waterloo, along with PMP, PMIRMP, SAFe Agilist, CISA, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, ITIL and various other industry certifications. For sample videos and list please visit

He also authored the AI Prompt Guide for Project Managers that can be downloaded from


  • 8:30 – 9:00 Introduction and Ice Breaker
  • 9:00 – 10:00 AI Fundamentals
  • 10:00 – 10:15 Coffee break
  • 10:15 – 10:30 Formation of teams and breakout groups
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AI Ethics, Governance, Risk, and Explainable AI
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Overview of Generative AI
  • 11:30 – 12:00 First Group Exercise
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Group Exercises
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break
  • 14:45 – 16:00 Group Exercises
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Conclusion and adjourn

Added Bonus:

Participants will also have complimentary access to Quarterly follow up session with the trainer for the year 2024. Where trainer will showcase new tools in AI and how they may impact the participants. Participants will also have opportunities to share their experience with the AI Community.

Event Details

Event Date 04-22-2024 8:30 am
Event End Date 04-22-2024 4:30 pm
Cut off date 04-21-2024 11:00 pm
Registered 3
Available place 17
Individual Price Cost: $149, NCPMI Members: $129
Location SASR