SeminarsWorld® in Chicago (31 October - 1 November)

31 October - 1 November 2017
Chicago, Illinois
United States

Hyatt McCormick Place

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Early Registration: 9 August 2017

SeminarsWorld® in Chicago offers seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle® that will help you with creative problem solving, teach you how to stop project productivity killers, how to lead strategic initiatives, and more. 
 
SeminarsWorld Chicago compliments PMI® Global Conference activities and education sessions. Two sets of SeminarsWorld programs are available this year in Chicago. The first takes place from 24-27 October, at the Marriott Marquis Chicago, where you can earn up to 28 PDUs and 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and the second takes place from 31 October - 1 November at the Hyatt McCormick Place where you can earn 14 PDUs and 1.4 CEUs.
 
Register by 9 August 2017 for early bird registration rates. 

Schedule

Pricing for SeminarsWorld Chicago

Early Member Rate
PMI Member Rate
Early Non Member Rate
Non Member Rate
One-day Seminar
$675
$725
$700
$895
Two-day Seminar
$1350
$1455
$1495
$1595
Early Member Rate
One-day Seminar $675
Two-day Seminar $1350
PMI Member Rate
One-day Seminar $725
Two-day Seminar $1455
Early Non Member Rate
One-day Seminar $700
Two-day Seminar $1495
Non Member Rate
One-day Seminar $895
Two-day Seminar $1595

Group Discounts

Any organization registering a group of at least 3 individuals to a specific SeminarsWorld® location is eligible to send one additional registrant to a seminar at that location at no cost.

The maximum number that any organization can receive is three complimentary registrations (one for every 3 registrants—up to 9 paid and 3 complimentary). This offer does not include travel or hotel expenses. Online registration is not available for groups, simply complete the SeminarsWorld registration form.

Note: All registration forms must be submitted together via fax (International: +1 240 439 2554; within the United States: +1 800 310 7554) or postal mail to PMI Registration (5202 President Court, Suite G100, Suite 310, Frederick, Maryland 21703).

Does not apply for seminars booked using 10% PMI® Global Congress and SeminarsWorld bundling. Organizations sending 10 or more individuals to PMI Global Congress and SeminarsWorld in Chicago are eligible for a group discount. For more information and to register a group of 10 or more, please email events@pmi.org.

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Event Instructors

Instructor Joseph  Reed

Joseph Reed
PhD

Seminars: Influencing Without Authority: Skills for Obtaining Resources, Building Relationships and Getting Things Done

Dr. Joseph Reed is an organizational consultant who provides training and other individual and organizational effectiveness services to corporations and institutions. Joe's involvement with personal and organizational development dates back over twenty years. He has had direct managerial experience as a Marine Corps officer, university administrator, and manager of training & development within a financial services corporation. He currently heads J.R. Training, Inc., a training and or…

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Instructor Gregory D. Githens

Gregory D. Githens
PMP

Seminars: Leading Strategic Initiatives (Program Management)

Greg Githens is one of PMI’s most senior and popular instructors, bringing a pragmatic approach and enthusiastic style to his students and audiences.  He specializes in strategic program management issues; strategic thinking, strategic initiatives, program management, and customer-driven innovation. In taking his courses, you’ll learn that “the most important tool is the one between your ears.” You’ll learn why experts approach problem solving differently th…

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Instructor Kate  Boothroyd

Kate Boothroyd

Seminars: Project Risk Management Master Class

Kate Boothroyd is an expert risk management consultant and an Associate with THE RISK DOCTOR PARTNERSHIP (www.risk-doctor.com), offering specialist risk management consultancy and training.  She is also a Director of KB Risk Consulting Limited, a risk management business based in the UK, providing a wide range of risk consultancy, training and audit services.  Kate has particular expertise in project and corporate risk management, training and development, and internal audit. She ha…

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Instructor David  Hillson

David Hillson
PMI Fellow

Seminars: Project Risk Management Master Class

Known globally as The Risk Doctor, David Hillson is an award-winning thought-leader and expert practitioner who speaks and writes widely on risk management, with ten major books on the topic. David leads The Risk Doctor Partnership (www.risk-doctor.com), a global consultancy offering specialist risk services across the world. David has been active in the Association for Project Management (APM) for many years, where his significant contributions to the risk discipline were recognized wit…

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Instructor Shika  Carter

Shika Carter
PMP, PgMP

Seminars: Business Analysis: Bridging the Gap to Project Success

Shika Carter is a consultant and trainer specializing in the business analysis and project management disciplines. She has managed complex technology projects in the financial services, telecommunications, and transportation industries. Shika is highly skilled in strategic planning of technology infrastructure deployment projects. As a seasoned professional with more than fifteen years of experience, her areas of expertise include project management, business analysis, development and impleme…

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Instructor Karlheinz  Muenchow

Karlheinz Muenchow
PMP

Seminars: The Agile PMP: Real-World Implementations and Your Career

As founder and president of XoJom Group, Karlheinz Muenchow is an innovator who excels at transforming the project management practice at organizations all across the globe. What sets him apart is the combination of his vast experience in technology and engineering, along with his committed passion to coach executives and managers striving for change.  Karl provides invaluable lessons developed from the real world that accelerate the process of piloting lean-agile across all organiza…

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Instructor Olivier  Lazar

Olivier Lazar
PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMP, PgMP, PfMP

Seminars: Advanced Leadership Development: Leadership, Teams, Objectives & Influence

Olivier Lazar is an organizational governance consultant, coach, and trainer, as well as a graduate with a master’s degree and an executive MBA in strategy, project, and program management from the Lille Graduate School of Management and from the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2013. Committed to the advancement of the profession, he’s managing partner at Valense, Ltd., former president at the PMI Switzerland Chapter, and currently sitting at the Chapter Members Advisory Gro…

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Instructor Lisa  DiTullio

Lisa DiTullio

Seminars: Project TLC: Teamwork, Leadership, Communications

Lisa is the principal of Your Project Office, a PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)® and consulting group dedicated to introducing project management as a business competency.  She is a renowned thought leader and recognized international speaker/trainer on project management techniques, project management office (PMO) operations, business strategy, and turnaround efforts.  As a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences, Lisa is passionate about supporting …

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Instructor Kristy Tan Neckowicz

Kristy Tan Neckowicz
PMP

Seminars: Building and Leading a High Performing Team: Honing Your Communication and Motivating Strategies

With 20+ years of experience in executive management, Kristy Tan Neckowicz has an extensive background in leadership development, strategic planning, project portfolio management and execution, and customer relationship management. Ms. Neckowicz has held various executive positions in business software companies, including president, senior vice president of operations, vice president of product strategy, vice president of new market development, and vice president of customer support. She ex…

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Instructor Vijay K. Verma

Vijay K. Verma
PMP, PMI Fellow

Seminars: Leader or Manager? The Art of Balancing Both to Achieve Success in a Global Economy

Vijay K. Verma, PMP, PMI Fellow, MBA, PEng, is an internationally known speaker, trainer and author. Mr. Verma has more than 38 years of experience in the area of project management.    He has presented numerous workshops for many clients from a wide variety of industries. He has written the three-volume series published by PMI, which includes Organizing Projects for Success (Vol. 1), Human Resource Skills for the Project Manager (Vol. 2), and Managing the Project Team (Vol.…

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Instructor David  Po-Chedley

David Po-Chedley
PMP

Seminars: Project Productivity Killers: How to Get Them Before They Get You

Dave Po-Chedley, PMP, has been  involved in project management for over 25 years, and a SeminarsWorld faculty member since 2002. A  Principal at Cambridge Consulting, he helps clients enhance project effectiveness. Thousands of people from organizations across the globe have benefited from workshops and consulting services provided by Mr. Po-Chedley, including Google, General Dynamics, Hasbro, Boeing, General Motors, IBM, AT&T and General Electric. Dave has written several books…

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Instructor Lisa  Hammer

Lisa Hammer
PMP

Seminars: Creative Problem Solving: Applying Non-Linear Thinking to Solve Difficult Project Management Problems, Agile Project Management: Applying Agile Principles in Traditional Project Environments

Lisa Hammer, PMP, has more than 30 years of experience, specializing in project management and staff development for both large and small firms. She has managed the implementation of several multi-million dollar programs to achieve client goals while maintaining budget and cost controls. Lisa’s executive career has been highlighted by a broad range of qualifications, including proven leadership and analytical skills, collaboration with outside groups, along with a reputation for account…

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Instructor David B. Newman

David B. Newman
PMP

Seminars: Creative Problem Solving: Applying Non-Linear Thinking to Solve Difficult Project Management Problems, Agile Project Management: Applying Agile Principles in Traditional Project Environments

David B. Newman PMP, SPHR, CSM, has over 30 years of experience. He holds a master’s degree in technical management and has a diversified background in engineering and product development. He is a certified trainer for leadership seminars and loves to share his experience and extensive background with others. Project teams have excelled under his leadership as he has emphasized that the key to building a high performance team is to integrate management skills with a collaborative philos…

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Instructor Joy  Beatty

Joy Beatty
PMI-PBA

Seminars: Requirements Core Concepts and Visual Modeling

Joy Beatty is a Vice President at Seilevel, a professional services company whose mission is to define software that customers love to use. The Seilevel team provides business analyst and product management services for F1000 companies across the US. They also help customers who want to modify their approach to software requirements to be more effective, so IT projects deliver their intended business value. Joy has provided training to thousands of business analysts and is PMI-PBA® and CB…

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Instructor Dr. Frank T. Anbari

Dr. Frank T. Anbari
PMP

Seminars: Advanced Project Quality and Lean Six Sigma

Dr. Frank T. Anbari is professor and director of the Project Management Program at Drexel University and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He holds a PhD in project management and quality enhancement, as well as an MBA and an MS in engineering. Dr. Anbari gained extensive industrial experience serving in leadership positions in engineering and information technology in major organizations. He served as a faculty member and director of the Project Management Program at The George Washington Unive…

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Instructor Jesse   Fewell

Jesse Fewell

Seminars: Building the Hybrid PMO Workshop

Mr. Fewell is an author, coach, and trainer in the world of modern management. He founded the original PMI Agile Community of Practice, co-created the PMI-ACP® agile certification, and co-authored the Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide®. He journaled his global experiences in the handbook "Can You Hear Me Now: Working with Global, Distributed, Virtual Teams." …

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Instructor Andy  Jordan

Andy Jordan

Seminars: Building the Hybrid PMO Workshop

Mr. Jordan is President of Roffensian Consulting Inc., a consulting firm specializing in organizational transformation, portfolio management and PMOs. He has a track record of success managing business critical projects, programs, and portfolios in Europe and North America. Mr. Jordan is a sought out speaker and moderator who delivers thought provoking content in an engaging and entertaining style that drives his audience to challenge accepted norms while providing actionable content that can…

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Instructor Mark Price Perry

Mark Price Perry

Seminars: Building the Hybrid PMO Workshop

Mr. Perry founded BOT International, a boutique PMO setup firm, in 1988 and has worked with PMOs of all shapes and sizes, in over 50 countries around the world. Mr. Perry is the author of the Business Driven PMO book series, published by J. Ross Publishing, which includes Business Driven PMO Setup; Practical Insights, Techniques, and Case Examples for Ensuring Success (2009), Business Driven PPM; Conquering the Top 10 Risks That Threaten Success (2011), and Business Driven PMO Success Stories…

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Hotel Information

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Hyatt McCormick Place

2233 S King Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616


Make reservations early, as rooms tend to sell out quickly. Call the hotel directly at +1 312 567 1234 to make a reservation. Be sure to mention Project Management Institute to receive the SeminarsWorld rate.  For online reservations, click on the "book your room" button below.
 
PMI will not reach out to solicit rooms. If you are contacted by a third party company regarding hotel reservations, please ignore it and delete the message to avoid fraudulent scams. 

Group rates are available for SeminarsWorld and PMI Global Conference attendees on a first-come, first-served basis at the following hotels. Please note, although the group rate expires on the cut-off dates listed below, the PMI room block may sell out beforehand so please book your accommodations early! Follow the links below to reserve online.

Hotel and transportation is not included with registration fees.

Hotel  Address  Cut-off Date  Rate/Night 

Marriott Marquis Chicago
Please reach out to the hotel directly to book, based upon availability. (+1 312 791 6517)

2121 Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

1 October  
 

 

Single Occupancy $279.00 
       

Hyatt McCormick Place
Please reach out to the hotel direclty to book, based upon availability. (+312 567 1234)

2233 S King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

1 October  
 

22 October - 26 October

Single/Double Occupancy $289.00 
  Triple Occupancy $314.00 
  Quadruple Occupancy or Suites $339.00 
 
 

27 October - 1 November

Single/Double Occupancy $239.00 
  Triple Occupancy $264.00 
  Quadruple Occupancy $289.00 
    Suites $339.00

Discounted Rates

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These special rates are offered until 1 October 2017 or until the room block sells out.

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