February McPherson Square Luncheon - Fred Manzer - "Fear and Project Management”

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Event Date

“Fear and Project Management”


Fred Manzer

Strategy Bridge International

Date and Agenda:

Wednesday February 25, 2009
11:30am - Networking
12:00 through 1:00pm - Presentation
1 PDU Credit for Certified PMPs


    No fee, PMI membership not required


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 3rd Floor
Suite 300, Conference Room 307
1120 Vermont Avenue,
Washington, DC 20005

About the Speaker

Fred Manzer combines practical experience with his extensive knowledge of theory to address customer learning needs in their environment and using their terminology.  As a government employee and commercial consultant he provided training and project management support for major US defense contractors and US Government agencies acquiring major systems.

As the Director of Project Management at Strategy Bridge International creates and teaches project management and systems engineering courses for government and commercial customers. These courses include basic through graduate level training with both traditional and student driven formats. He recently completed guiding a defense contractor through EVMS compliance.

In four years as a trainer and consultant at Center for Systems Management created and taught targeted systems engineering courses addressing requirements, architecture, testing, and support disciplines. Developed and taught comprehensive project management courses covering all aspects of the discipline using the PMBOK and agency policy as references.

In three years as a member of the National Reconnaissance Office Acquisition Center of Excellence (ACE) project and acquisition management team he provided training and direct support to government project teams starting new projects.  Duties included direct program support for IBR and system application assessments.


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  2. Continue on 14th St NW
  3. Turn left at K St NW
  4. Turn right at Vermont Ave NW
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  5. Turn right at 1st St NW
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  7. Turn left at 13th St NW
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  9. Turn right at Thomas Circle NW
  10. Slight right at Vermont Ave NW

    Garage Parking $16.00
    Meter parking is available
    Closest metro stop: McPherson Square
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