SeminarsWorld Minneapolis

4 - 7 April 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
United States

Loews Minneapolis Hotel


Early Registration: 22 February 2016

SeminarsWorld is Coming to Minneapolis in 2016

SeminarsWorld® Minneapolis offers small-group, topic-intensive seminars, all aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM. Attend and choose among courses to learn about strategic project-portfolio management, the best practices in organizational change, or how to influence without authority. Earn up to 28 PDUs and 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Register by 22 February for early bird rates and save on guest rooms through 4 March at the Loews Minneapolis.


                                                   Early member pricing   PMI Member rate       Non-member rate
One-day Seminar                   US$675                            US$725                       US$895
Two-day Seminar                   US$1,350                         US$1,455                    US$1,595
Three-day Seminar               US$2,025                         US$2,155                   US$2,295
Four-day Seminar                  US$2,700                         US$2,845                   US$2,985


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 San Diego are eligible for a group discount. For more information and to register a group of 10 or more, please email

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Event Instructors

Instructor Beckie  Schretter

Beckie Schretter

Seminars: Best Practices in Organizational Change Management: Strategies to Help People be Ready, Willing and Able to Work in New Ways

Beckie Schretter has over 17 years of OD and change management experience. She excels in working with cross functional teams to create and execute business strategies, including strategic alignment of people strategy. Beckie been involved in managing changes that drive performance for a variety of client from Fortune 500 organizations to local businesses. Change management competencies include strategies and execution in stakeholder management, leader engagement, communication, and training.&…

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Instructor Annie  Ayvazian

Annie Ayvazian

Seminars: Best Practices in Organizational Change Management: Strategies to Help People be Ready, Willing and Able to Work in New Ways

Annie has over 14 years of experience across a broad range of human resource disciplines and is skilled at assessing organizations, designing systems, and determining solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness. She is an energetic leader with the capability of utilizing skills and experiences to unleash the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations. Key competencies are human resource management, change management including communication strategy and tactics, project manag…

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Instructor Joseph  Reed

Joseph Reed

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 Manon  Deguire

Manon Deguire

Seminars: Leadership, Governance and Decision-Making: An Integrated Approach for Organizational Project Management

Manon is a managing partner of Valense Ltd., a global training, research, and consultancy firm and a PMI Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) since 2004. In the last ten years, she has led a number of training and consultancy mandates in change, value, project, and program management, and regularly teaches at the post-graduate level. Manon has developed a number of courses in change and project management, as well as leadership, governance, and decision-making.   She has…

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Instructor Michel  Thiry

Michel Thiry
PhD, PMI Fellow

Seminars: Program Management Master Class

Michel Thiry has extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He is recognized as a worldwide authority in strategic applications of project, program, and value at the organizational level and has supported the development and implementation of a number of strategic programs for major corporations in various fields, including construction, financial, pharmaceutical, IT and IS, telecom, water treatment, transportation (air and rail), local government, and others…

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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 Risk Doctor & Partners, offering specialist risk management consultancy and training. She is also director of KB Risk Consulting Limited, a risk management business based in the UK. Kate has particular expertise in project and corporate risk management, training, and development, and internal audit. She has worked for major clients in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, utilities, energy, constructio…

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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 (, 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 Joyce D. Brown

Joyce D. Brown

Seminars: Strategic Project-Portfolio Management: Practical Application of the Standard for Portfolio Management

Joyce D. Brown is managing director of W. W Mentorprises, Inc. She instructs on project, program, and portfolio management at the Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI), a unit of University of Connecticut’s School of Business. She is also an adjunct professor of project and program management for several graduate programs at UConn’s School of Business / Stamford campus.Previously, Ms. Brown spent more than fifteen years as vice president of operations for three globa…

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Instructor Thomas F. McCabe

Thomas F. McCabe

Seminars: Strategic Project-Portfolio Management: Practical Application of the Standard for Portfolio Management

Thomas F. McCabe is managing director of W. W. Mentorprises, Inc. He instructs on project, program, and portfolio management at Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI), a unit of University of Connecticut School of Business. He is also an adjunct professor at Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business where he teaches project management at the graduate and undergraduate levels. His previous positions include e-Infrastructure consulting manager at a “Big 4” c…

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Hotel Information

Loews Minneapolis Hotel

601 1st Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the special low rate of US$169.00 per night. This special single-occupancy rate is offered until 4 March 2016 or until the room block sells out.

Make reservations early, as rooms tend to sell out quickly. Call the hotel directly at + 1 877 878 5670 (within the United States and Canada) or +1 612 677 1100 (from all other locations) to make a reservation. Be sure to mention Project Management Institute to receive the SeminarsWorld rate.

Save with United Airlines

Save 2-10% off published fares to Minneapolis between 1 April and 10 April 2016. Contact your travel professional or United at +1 800 426 1122 for reservations. Refer to Agreement Code: 756044 Z Code: ZWBC.

Or, save an additional 3% by booking your own reservations at Choose your flight times and access your meeting discount by inserting ZWBC75604 in the Offer Code box.

Valid dates: 1 April – 10 April 2016.

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