Product vs Project Management: ‘Du Je Vous’?

Product vs Project Management: ‘Du Je Vous’?


Shankar A. Iyer, PMP

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Event Location

Avaya Government Solutions, Jesse Brown Conference Room
12730 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA, 22033

Agenda and Cost:

11:30 am: Check in and Networking 12:00 pm: Presentation 12:45 pm: Q&A 1:00 pm: Meeting Concludes Membership in PMI is not required and there is no charge for attending this event, but preregistration is required.

About the Program

There are many who are still unclear as to how similar / different these two professions are. This presentation attempts to bring some clarify to this confusion – drawing upon the speaker’s experience of doing both for many, many years.

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PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speaker

Shankar A. Iyer, PMP

Mr. Shankar A. Iyer’s, PMP career has span over three decades managing a multitude of diverse projects in varied roles in Advertising, Business, Marketing, Marketing Research, Product and Project Management leading multinational firms in many different industries. He has a Bachelors' degree in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering and Masters' degrees in Business Administration (majoring in Marketing, Operations Research & International Business), augmented by several executive training programs at world-renown business schools. He has been an adjunct faculty for many years, most recently at George Washington University where he taught undergraduate, graduate and executive management classes in Marketing Management.  He is also teaching the PMP Certification Course for Virginia Tech.

Mr. Iyer last worked as a senior Program Manager at Exelis Corporation, a member of the team serving the Federal Aviation Administration. He is an active volunteer for PMIWDC, untill recently its Associate VP, Local Communities. He lives in Northern Virginia, where his activities include twice-daily walks with his dog Shyam.

About the Fair Lakes Luncheons

PMIWDC's free monthly brown bag luncheons in Fair Lakes Virginia.

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