April 2014 PM Tools

April 2014 PM Tools

Stand and Deliver

featuring

Jim York

Co-owner
FoxHedge Ltd

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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$10.00
Speakers

About the Program

When your team is pressed to deliver, what do they do? The ability to create working, deployable features every iteration is the gold standard in Agile. Achieving this standard is challenging enough. The ability to deliver on demand raises the bar even higher. This session looks at specific practices that enable and obstacles that impede delivery on demand.

Event Location

Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA, 22042

Agenda and Cost:

Date

Immediately before the Chapter Dinner Meeting. at 5:30pm. Note that per PMI Global policy, a PDU is only available for attendees arriving within the first 10 minutes of the start of the program.

Special Instructions

Preregistration is required at this PM Tools session. To ensure adequate space for our guests, we began requiring preregistration and a small fee for PM Tools in October 2011.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Communication

Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

Hard Skills

Regulatory/Oversight

Navigating constraints introduced by a sponsor organization's structure, maturity, fiduciary landscape, etc.

Tools

Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

About the Speakers

Jim York

FoxHedge Ltd
Co-owner

For more than 25 years, Jim York has led, trained, and coached individuals, teams, and organizations in the implementation of Lean and Agile ideas. He is a Certified Scrum Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer.  His coaching and workshops blend his practical experience in Scrum, Lean Software Development, Extreme Programming, Product Management, and traditional project management.  Jim shares his passion for teaching as a frequent presenter at conferences, users groups, public and onsite workshops, and as a business process coach.  In 2007, he cofounded FoxHedge Ltd (http://foxhedgeltd.com) with his wife, Melissa York.  Their mission is to coach leaders to build effective teams and products.

About the PM Industry Insights

PM Industry Insights is PMIWDC's workshop series that addresses the practical aspects of Project Management.

These sessions are to provide you with insights on what is going on in the local industry so you can learn from it. This discussion-based session will include presentations on tools, industry panels, interviews with industry experts, workshops, etc. The target presenters will be individuals from PMO’s, university professors, consultants, etc. 

Both PM Industry Insights and the monthly dinner meeting are worth 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) each to certified PMPs. Continued certification as a PMP requires the accumulation of these valuable credits and we are pleased to offer this opportunity to obtain both the important training and the educational credit associated with it.

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