Agenda

May 13 Recording   (password BUPM if asked)

Day 1 – Pre-conference (password BUPM)

Thursday, May 12, 2016 (Pre-Conference)

808 Commonwealth Ave. Room 109

10:15-11:30 a.m. — PMP Overview

 Developing Behavioral & Leadership Skills – Joint Faculty & Practitioner Summit

12:00–12:50 p.m. — Meet & Greet – Form Teams – Select a Topic of Interest

Each of the following knowledge topics  are followed by immediate discussions. However, sufficient time is set aside for input at the end of the summit.

12:45-1:00 p.m. — Curriculum development, program accreditation, and academic outreach – Welcome from Dr. Carla Messikomer, PMI

1:00–1:30 p.m. — Plan, Distribute, and Manage Project Communications – Dr. Steve Leybourne

1:30–2:00 p.m. — Ethics and Professionalism – Dr. Jay Halfond

2:00–2:30 p.m. — Project Leadership & Project Team Building and Motivating -Dr. Sam Mendinger

2:30–3:00 p.m. — Coffee Break  – Sponsored by Project Management Institute

3:00–3:30 p.m. — –  Identifying and Engaging Stakeholders – Dr. Art Thomas

3:30–4:00 p.m. — Virtual Project Management, Global Projects, Project Organization & Context – Dr. Hariharan

4:00–5:30 p.m. — Discussions – Dr. Art Thomas

 

Friday, May 13, 2016
565 Commonwealth Ave, Room 101

Watch the events of May 13 using high quality livestream – iPhone / iPad / Apple TV, Android Phone / Tablet,  Roku TV Set-top   { PASSWORD BUPM}

Registered participants will get URL and password 48 hours before the event – the video archive will be emailed as well. 

8:30–9:00 a.m. — Birds-of-a-Feather breakfast session (three class rooms dedicated to different topics)

9:00–9:10 a.m. — Welcome by Dr. Tanya Zlateva – Dean, Metropolitan College, Boston University

9:10–9:40 a.m. — Perspectives on Developing Technical Project Management Competencies – Dr. Roger Warburton, PMP

9:40–10:20 a.m. —  Managing Complexity: The Big Dig Case Study – Prof. Virginia Greiman, PMP

10:20-10:30 a.m. — Coffee Break

10:30–11:15 a.m. — The Simplest Ways to Manage Complex Project – Dr. Art Thomas, Syracuse University

11:15–12:00 p.m. — Sustainability in Projects, Programs, and PortfoliosRich Maltzman, PMP

12:00–12:50 p.m. — Lunch & Birds of Feather Discussion

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

Track A  (livestream)

Agile Project Management Track  (large room)

1:00–2:00 p.m. — PMBOK Processes, Agile Project Management & Agile Certifications – Jim Hannon, PMP

2:00–3:00 p.m. —Scaled Agile Frameworks – Leading SAFe 4.0 – Raj Heda, PMP

3:00–4:00. —  PMP Preparation Using Template – Vijay Kanabar

Track B (Webcast)

Project Management Practitioner Track (small room)  (URL: http://bu.adobeconnect.com/pmip)

1:00–2:00 p.m —  Conflict Resolution in Virtual Teams  – Stewart-Ting-Chong, PMP

2:00–3:00 p.m. — Speaking Effectively to Stakeholders – Mike Chase (Marie C suite cancelled)

3:00–4:00 p.m. — Backlog Grooming and Estimation – Alex Elentukh

Breakout Session Topics

  • New Practitioners & Career Opportunities — Meet & Greet  (over breakfast)
  • Monitoring Project Performance: Metrics, Dashboard & Analytics (over lunch)
  • Blending in Agile with Planned Approaches (over lunch)
  • Developing Behavioral & Leadership Skills (breakfast and lunch)