Accession Number:

ADA545221

Title:

Major Events Coordinated Security Solutions: The Application of the Project Management Body of Knowledge for Managing a Science and Technology Project

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) CENTRE FOR SECURITY SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

The Major Events Coordinated Security Solutions MECSS project was put in place to support the application of science and technology to reduce the security risk related to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics as well as the G8G20 Summits. At the direction of the Assistant Deputy Minister Science and Technology, the MECSS project was to be managed in the same manner as Technology Demonstration Projects using project management best practices. This report outlines the project management elements that were used to manage the MECSS project and specifically outlines the value of applying the Project Management Institutes Project Management Body of Knowledge to a science and technology project focusing on support to a domestic security event.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE