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Professional Development Day, Springfield Country Club, Springfield, PA
Friday, November 03, 2017, 08:00am - 04:00pm
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Please join us for a PMI Delaware Valley Chapter Professional Development Day on "The Project Management MBA" One-Day Crash Course! by Gary Heerkens (8 PDUs*)

​*3 Strategic, 4 Technical & 1 Leadership PDUs

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Topic: Techniques and Processes for Practicing “Business-Savvy” Project Management

In some organizations, the project management discipline is under ever-increasing pressure to demonstrate its value and contribution to the “bottom line”. And in most organizations, project practitioners ask how they can contribute greater value to their organizations from a more personal perspective.

By far, the most effect response to either case is to learn and understand how to apply a variety of methods and tools for “connecting the dots” between projects, project management practices, widely accepted business practices, and their own organization’s practices. Project practitioners must develop their project business-savvy competency in addition to their technical knowledge and leadership capabilities. In this informative, content-intensive seminar.

Who should attend?

Project Managers, Program Managers, PMO Directors, Portfolio Managers, Project Directors, Strategic Managers, Business Unit Managers, IS/IT Managers, Functional Department Managers, Project Coordinators, Project Team Leaders, Key Project Team Members

How will You benefit?

Develop and enhance the contributions you make to your organization by being able to:

  • Make better project decisions, based on a solid understanding of the interface and interaction between the business world and the project world
  • Enhance your contribution, by anticipating what organizations can (or should) expect from projects in terms of business results
  • Develop a personal self-development road map for becoming project business-savvy
  • Calculate key “return on investment” metrics for projects
  • Perform a business-based project risk assessment
  • Prepare a comprehensive and thorough business case document
  • Work with other organizations (such as Business Units) to construct project portfolios

Course Learning Objectives:                    

  • Project Portfolio Categorization
  • Project Business Case Preparation and Management
  • Project Financial Analysis and Financial Justification
  • Integration of Risk and Uncertainty Into a Financial Analysis
  • Proper Treatment of “Soft” (nonfinancial) Benefits
  • Project Prioritization and Ranking
  • Managing the Management Interfaces (behavioral)

Participants will be given the opportunity to receive three useful takeaways:

  • A copy of “The Business-Savvy Project Management Book”
  • Excel spreadsheet applications for performing various project ROI calculations
  • A guideline and template for preparing a comprehensive project business case

Registration Fees*

PMI-DVC Status   thru October 31     thru November 3          
Members $250 $350  
Non-Members $300 $350  
 *Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, full day presentation, "The Business Savvy Project Manager" print version book, and session workbook.

Group discounts for 4 or more attending from the same company or organization are available. Contact us for more information.

Location
Springfield Country Club
400 W. Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064
www.springfieldcc.net/directions
Complimentary parking

Agenda
​7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Business Session
​12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
​1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Business Session

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Total Members 3450
New Members Added 2
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CAPM® Members 51
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