Ontario Chapter - January 21 2017 Event


Our next Event - Ontario Chapter - will be on Saturday January 21, 2017 ( 10 am - 2.00 pm) at Clarkson Community Centre

- Margaret Marland Room - located at 2475 Truscott Drive., Mississauga, ON L5J 2B5 (map)

The event will be Presentation on: Construction Project Planning

Presentation by: Firas Shugaa Project Management Instructor - Ontario Colleges

This course will focus on project planning based on PMI methodology. Course outline will involve:
Project organization structure & planning perspective
Definitions and terminology
Who will do planning as part of the project planning process
Assessment & selection of project organizational structures and key elements of planning
Project Integration.

Firas holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering since 1984. Started a carrier in the field of Design Build and gradually
moved entirely towards project management. Firas worked in general contracting and consultation for various project types; ranging
from medical, institutional, commercial, industrial and residential projects. Moved to Jordan on 2003 and work on many important
projects, such as PM for the Linear accelerator Building (Cancer Treatment Centre at AL Bashir Hospital), Morocco Embassy-Amman
and was assigned as the Resident Engineer for the Amman International Academy in Jordan. During that time he introduced several
quality systems and adopted the inspection test plan as road map to manage large scale projects. In 2009, Firas became a member
of the Jordan Green Buildings Council as one of only 5 LEED AP’s, continued his commitment to the Green practice by being an active
member in creating the first Energy Chapter in Jordan which later became the largest chapter for the association of energy engineers
outside USA.  On 2012 Firas continued his passion towards new knowledge and accreditation; he passed the Ontario Building Code/
large Buildings, part 3 and legal becoming an OBC designer and maintained his PMP certification.
Firas is an active member at several local and international associations and chapters, such as, CaGBC and the Greater Toronto Green
Buildings Chapter, the PMI lakeshore chapter, the Jordan engineers association and the US Association of Energy Engineers.
He is currently teaching at the school of Applied Technology, Humber College; Municipal Training Program at EPIC college and currently
participating in creating the Evergreen College PMP certification program.  

Event Sponsored by our valued sponsor: Mr. Alaa Yousif 

Free parking lots are available and coffee, tea and light food will be served.Thank you,

CNIEA Ontario Chapter event , December 10th, 2016


CNIEA Ontario Chapter held the last event of 2016 on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at South Common Community Centre in Mississauga.

The event focused on the professional Resume prepared and presented by CNIEA’s president Mr. Hiam Al Sabery, P.Eng. with the coordination and contribution of Mrs. Wejdan Ismail (P. Eng.).

The subject of the event was requested by “Corporation for Good” WhatsApp group.  

Mr. Hiam started his presentation addressing how the resume is a very important marketing tool for the applicants to getting the interview. The presentation took two hours and included the following slides main titles:










Mr. Hiam explained the slides and answered the questions with the contribution of the attendances. Different types and samples of resumes were shown.  

At the end of the presentation, the attendances were distributed for groups according to the disciplines and many resumes were reviewed by volunteer’s mentors.  

CNIEA appreciate the efforts of all who contribute for this successful workshop.


Ontario Chapter - October 29 Event



CNIEA Ontario Chapter held the second event of this month in

October 29th at Clarkson Community Centre in Mississauga.

Dr. Chaitanya Baliga started his presentation about Quality Management Standards

around 11:00 am. The presentation attempts to relate perception of visual spectrum

and colour mixing as an analogy to perceive and differentiate between Leadership

and Management concepts within Quality Management System.

      At the beginning of presentation Dr. Chaitanya engaged the attendees in an

exercise and they had to provide their answers at the end of the presentation.

     Also, we’ve discussed about the principles of the ISO standards, Lean Six

Sigma and Change Management.

    As usual in every event, we had our delicious Iraqi breakfast with chatting and

networking between CNIEA’s members and guests.

    End of the presentation, CNIEA awarded the guest Dr. Chaitanya with a simple

prize to show our appreciation. Thank you, Dr. C. Baliga for the beneficial

presentation, thank you for your time and effort. Thank you to CNIEA exciting and

new members, for attending our event. Hope to see you in our next events.

For copy of OAA Presentation as a PDF format, refer to Download Page - Ontario Chapter