Based on her book Breaking Free: Leading the Way (2012), Traci Duez uses the emerging science of neuro-axiology to teach project managers the essentials of adding and creating value using their best thinking and valuing habits. This workshop teaches project managers ... See More
2 Day Seminar
Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking we used when we created them.” Yet, how many people have ever taken a class on how to improve their THINKING? Success in every area of your life depends on the choice... See More
2 Day Seminar
Whether your organization has a PMO or is contemplating creating one, this course offers key principles that help PMO leadership establish and mature a PMO. An incremental approach (i.e., “building blocks”) is presented that provides PMO leadership ... See More
3 Day Seminar
This highly engaging, computer supported project simulation lab creates a high involvement, hands-on learning environment that immerses participants in a world of strategic and tactical decision-making. Participants collaborate in small teams to analyze the business ... See More
4 Day Seminar
Both traditional (Waterfall) methodology and Agile methodology have pros and cons and can be effective ways to structure a project. For teams that are not practicing Agile, there are still Agile practices that can benefit them. Daily standups, retrospectives, and man... See More
2 Day Seminar
Did you know that you can achieve 15-40% efficiency gains and cost savings in 4-8 weeks using Lean/Agile? And that most of the time, these gains also lead to generating additional revenue? Other organizations and teams have experienced this phenomenon, and you can to... See More
2 Day Seminar
The ability to clearly communicate and motivate timely action is considered the single most important skill set of a successful project manager. Research indicates that the “art” of storytelling in a business setting is a key component of successful leade... See More
2 Day Seminar
Often project management involves coaching team members who are not as experienced or skilled as one would hope in their trade, working collectively or even collaborating for the best team output and project results. The point of failure for many unsuccessful project... See More
1 Day Seminar
Today, for the first time in history there are four generations actively engaged in the workplace. This complex mixture of workers, each with its own set of characteristics, motivations and skill sets often can lead to misunderstandings and complicate or even j... See More
1 Day Seminar
Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors in Chicago to network and learn with your peers in small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle®, while you earn up to 28 PDUs and 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Register by 1 October 2018 for early bird rates, and through 22 October, save on guest rooms at the Hilton Chicago.
Fees include tuition, seminar materials, certificate of completion, continental breakfast, and lunch. Government employees will be eligible for special discounted government rates available in 2018. Employees must register online and indicate the registration as Government. Registrants will be asked to provide their government ID onsite. If attendee does not provide government ID, they will be charged the regular pricing fee.
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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 the same location at no cost.Group discounts apply to the same SeminarsWorld session and location at the same pricing. The maximum number that any organization can receive is three complimentary registrations (one for every 3 registrants up to 9). This offer does not include travel or hotel expenses. Groups can be registered online and will indicate group registration and the option to “Register Another” via their registration dashboard.
These special rates are offered until 22 October 2018 or until the room block sells out.
Traci is a sought-after speaker in the project management community. She has spoken at over 120 PMI events in the past 6 years to over 14,000 project managers and leaders including 4 four PMI Global Congresses in North America and Europe. Traci earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She then entered the master's program in athletic coaching at The Ohio State University. She has coached basketball at the high school and collegia…
Claudia M. Baca
Claudia M. Baca has PMO experience in multiple industries across all disciplines of portfolio, program, and project management. Claudia is an experienced writer and lecturer. She co-authored papers on the effective development of PMOs which were presented at four PMI global congresses. She has written five books on effective project management including the popular, Project Management for Mere Mortal. Claudia was the chair and co-author for Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide, …
Ruth Anne Guerrero
Ruth Anne Guerrero has expertise in establishing and managing PMOs, and demonstrating how project management helps organizations improve their project execution and enables the attainment of strategic business goals. As head of US PMO for TD Bank, she was responsible for the $400MM project portfolio and supporting more than 750 project managers and business analysts. Prior to joining TD Bank, Ruth Anne worked at the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies as vice president, PMO. At JPMorgan Cha…
Lawrence Suda is the CEO at the Palatine Group/Management Worlds, Inc. with over 30 years’ project and program management consulting and training experience to numerous government and private sector companies. The Palatine Group specializes in creating computer-based simulations for project management and leadership training. Larry has worked with leading companies and government agencies throughout the world, including: NASA, US Navy, DAU and others and in the private sector to such co…
World class Project Leadership Coach in the profession of project management on 4 continents for over 30 years. Coached thousands of professionals from large organizations through complex computer supported leadership and teamwork simulations: PMI SeminarsWorld, NASA Academy of Project and Program Leadership, GM University, Electronic Arts, Jabil Corp, HP, Trane Corp, and the University of Washington. PMI Officer during a decade of exploding growth: Preside…
Narendra (NK) Shrivastava
CEO of RefineM LLC and an experienced Project Management Consultant, Trainer, and Agile Coach. He is a highly accomplished, strategic, and business-savvy consultant with more than 25 years of experience in project management, risk management and process improvements. NK is an experienced instructor/trainer on project management topics and specializes in PMP exam preparation, project management fundamentals, risk management, earned value management and Agile. …
Carlene Szostak a proven senior leader with a broad range of experience managing people, process and technology. She is presently a Principal of C Squared, Inc., a global strategic organization. She has served as the COO of three organizations and a divisional executive at two others. Her background includes management level positions at H&R Block, Fiserv and Scott Paper. She has managed strategic programs for the NFL, NBA, US Olympic Committee, Mattel and General Foo…