Project Management Conference 2016
Selected Videos from the 2016 conference is shown below.
Password if asked is BUPM
The information below is archive/historic
What to Expect in the 2016 conference?
- Academic Symposium on the 12th (afternoon) – Limited seating. You must let us know if you plan to attend this session in person.
- Main Conference – All day on the 13th of May 2016. Keynotes in the morning. Keynote tracks in two concurrent sessions in the afternoon.
[Note: Hotel rooms are expensive! Conference cost is subsidized by sponsors. Please factor about $500 into your budget for hotels.]
Developing Technical Project Management Competencies
Boston Universityâ€™s tenth annual Project Management in Practice Conference was designed for project management newcomers as well as certified practitioners. The two-day conference addresses the critical technical skills needed by project managers and associates to succeed in todayâ€™s workplace, regardless of industry.
Certified PMPs that attended the conference earn seven project management PDUs for their participation.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
808 Commonwealth Ave. Room 109
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM –PMP Preparation (6 week long guided review kick-off)
Designing a Curriculum for Developing Behavioral & Leadership Skills
12:45-1:00 p.m. â€” Curriculum development, program accreditation, and academic outreach – Welcome from Dr. Carla Messikomer, PMI
1:00â€“1:30 p.m. â€” Curriculum Challenges in Contemporary Project Management
1:30â€“2:00 p.m. â€” Plan, Distribute, and Manage Project Communications
2:00â€“2:30 p.m. â€” Project Team Building and Motivating
2:30â€“3:00 p.m. â€” Coffee Break
3:00â€“3:30 p.m. â€” Project Leadership
3:30â€“4:00 p.m. â€” Identifying and Engaging Stakeholders
4:00â€“4:30 p.m. â€” Ethics and Professionalism
4:30-5:00 p.m. â€” Remaining Topics: Virtual Project Management, Global Projects, Project Organization and Context
Friday, May 13, 2016
565 Commonwealth Ave, Room 101
Watch the main conference event live using high quality livestream.
8:30â€“9:00 a.m. â€” Birds-of-a-Feather breakfast session
9:00â€“9:15 a.m. â€” Welcome by Dr. Tanya Zlateva – Dean, Metropolitan College, Boston University
9:15â€“9:30 a.m. â€” Perspectives on the Conference Theme – Dr. Roger Warburton
9:30â€“10:15 a.m. â€” Managing Complexity in the Face of Uncertainty – Dr. Robert Wysocki (EII)
10:15-10:30 a.m. â€” Coffee Break
10:30â€“11:15 a.m. â€” The Simplest Ways to Manage Complex Project – Dr. Art Thomas, Syracuse University
11:15â€“12:00 p.m. â€” Project Governance & Metrics For Project Management
12:00â€“12:50 p.m. â€” Lunch & Birds of Feather Discussion
Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
Agile Project Management Track
1:00â€“2:00 p.m. â€” Comparison of PMBOK Technical Processes with Scrum (Agile)
2:00â€“3:00 p.m. â€” Backlog Grooming and Estimation – Alex Elentukh
3:00â€“4:00. â€” Agile Project Management and Agile Certifications Overview
Project Management Practitioner Track
1:00â€“2:00 p.m â€” Conflict Resolution in Virtual Teams – Stewart-Ting-Chong
2:00â€“3:00 p.m. â€” Getting the Attention of the C-Suite – Marie Bankuti
3:00â€“4:00 p.m. â€” PMP Preparation Using Templates- Kanabar – Dr. Vijay Kanabar