Boston University Metropolitan College

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 Portfolios - Rich 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)
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