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Speakers Wanted - 2020 Professional Development Courses & Summit

Posted by Communications on 12/01/2019 12:00 am  /   Front Page

The Dayton PMI and Southwest Ohio Chapters of PMI are excited to join forces and co-host our annual professional development summit event this year.  Summit 2020 will be a one day virtual event on November 6, 2020.  We are hosting 4 tracks and looking to fill five 50-minute speaking slots for each.  Please see details on the summit format below.  Please consider sharing your experience and being a speaker!  We have openings in all tracks.  For more information please contact [email protected]

Summit 2020: The Project Economy

Track 1: Developing Stakeholder Solutions in the Project Economy

In the Project Economy corporations will lean on projects to implement strategy and realize goals.  Project leaders will be challenged to develop and deliver the required solutions.  

Suggested Topics/Ideas: Corporate direction and needs, managing diverse cross-functional teams, promoting diversity / equity / inclusion, situational leadership, effective remote project management, stakeholder management strategy, risk management influencing difficult stakeholders.

Track 2: Creating a Culture that is Receptive to Change

Today’s work environment and business culture have undergone significant change.  Project leaders must embrace and capitalize on such change to succeed in the Project Economy. 

Suggested Topics/Ideas: Crisis / change management, soft skills, organizational change, dealing with change resistant cultures, networking in the age of teleworking, project security, continuity of operations

Track 3: Using Projects to Drive Innovation and Results

The Project Economy will demand novel approaches to achieve results.  Project leaders will be challenged to promote and cultivate innovation. 

Suggested Topics/Ideas: Innovation strategy, creating an innovative culture, managing innovation, incremental innovation, process innovation, brainstorming, rapid prototyping, modeling. 

Track 4: PM Skills for the Project Economy

The Project Economy will put new demands on project leaders to keep abreast of modern management approaches and keep their skills sharp.

Suggested Topics/Ideas: Agile (all aspects), communications, problem solving, team / time / conflict / requirements management, organizational skills, budgeting, scheduling.

Please submit your information via the speaker form today!