Ignite Project Management Excellence - Multi-chapter Virtual Professional Development Day

Power Skills

Learn, get inspired by others, and earn PDUs at our multi-chapter cooperative Professional Development Day! Eight chapters have combined their resources to create what promises to be an exciting and educational one-day, virtual event.

The packed agenda includes:

• Keynote Address from David Barret, founder of ProjectBites.com, on "Strategic Thinking for Your Work, Your Career, and Your Life"

• Three tracks to choose from with nine speakers covering all sides of the Talent Triangle

• An Executive Panel Discussion

• Event-wide coffee chat sessions covering fifteen different discussion topics

The nine speakers include:

• Eric Bloom on "What Project Managers Should Know About Strategic Development" (Business Acumen)

• Nan Gesche on "Managing Difficult Conversations" (Power Skills)

• Panayiotis Melas on "Change Begets Change" (Ways of Working)

• Jenny Fowler on "How to Build Your Project Management Influence" (Business Acumen)

• Eric Bloom on "Brainstorming Techniques That Get Great Results" (Power Skills)

• Amber McMillan on "The Transformative Influence of AI on Project Management" (Ways of Working)

• Sinikka Waugh on "Empowering Changemakers" (Business Acumen)

• Lisa DiTullo on "The Project Coach: How to Stretch and Develop Others While Getting Work Done" (Power Skills)

• Aina Alive on "Agile Portfolio Management: Transforming Business Strategies into Client-Centric Outcomes" (Ways of Working)

There will be two Discussion Group Sessions of 25 minutes each covering the following topics:

• How to Manage Projects When They Don’t Value Project Managers?

• What are the essential elements of Project Leadership?

• Where do PMs fit into Scaled Agile Framework?

• What are the key steps to a successful agile implementation?

• How do you manage difficult stakeholders?

• What is the secret to a strong Project Sponsor Relationship?

• How can we add a fun element to our Project Team?

• What is next – after Project Management?

• What is the secret to great Communication with a Project Team?

• How does a Project Manager lead up to Senior Management?


It is not possible to register for this event

It is not possible to register for this event


Type of category: Professional Development Day

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working, Business Acumen

Date: December 6th, 2023

Hour: 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Registration close date: December 5th, 2023 at 4:00PM

# of PDUs: 6


Students: $50.00

Members: $50.00

Non members and Guests: $60.00


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