The POET in Every Program Manager: The Four Dimensions of Managing Programs

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Event Date
Start At : Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 11:30am
End At : Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 1:00pm

The POET in Every Program Manager: The Four Dimensions of Managing Programs


Mr. Cleve Pillifant

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Note: The PMI Luncheon Meeting for 25 January 2011 will not be held.

Time and Location:

Tysons Corner MonthlyLuncheon Meeting at
Tower III Conference Facility
Curie & Drew Conference Rooms
1710 SAIC Drive

McLean, VA 22102

Pre-registration is required. 1 PDU will be available for PMPs.


  • 11:30 am: Networking begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program
  • Keynote Speaker: Cleve Pillifant


Free Program - No Cost to Attend

None. This Session is free of charge. Pre-registration is required.

About the Program:

The POET in Every Program Manager: The Four Dimensions of Managing Programs

Managing programs is very different than projects, especially in the Federal Government.  This presentation highlights these differences and offers a different perspective on the application of key skills needed for Program Managers to succeed.

About the Speaker:

Mr. Cleve Pillifant

Mr. Cleve Pillifant has more than 20 years as a Federal employee with experience in supply, logistics, financial management, accounting, weapon system acquisition and program/project management. He was certified DAWIA Level III in the Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management career field as well as in Production, Quality, and Manufacturing.  He was a member of the Marine Corps Acquisition Corps and a graduate of the Senior Acquisition Course at National Defense University and the Program Management Course at Defense Acquisition University.  As a Federal employee he was involved in federal acquisitions as a Federal program manager, Comptroller, requirements generator, COTR, source selection official and Director of Contracting.

As a government contractor he has lead the delivery of contracted services to Federal Agencies for a variety of Federal Programs.  He is well versed in procurement planning and strategy, proposal preparation, proposal evaluation, cost estimating, price analysis, requirements determination, formal source selection procedures, and Federal and DoD acquisition regulations and policies as well as program and project management.


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