The Metrics of Project Management Performance and PMBOK
Mel Schnapper, Ph.D.
PMIWDC Non-Member Rate
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Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business – Shenandoah University
600 Millwood Avenue
Halpin Harrison Hall – Board Room Winchester, VA, 22601
Registration is complimentary.
Come join us for this lunchtime event. Light sandwiches and chips will be available.
About the Program
The presentation will actually take participants through Mel's methodology of creating project management metrics to measure, manage and magnify (3Ms) their own and colleagues’ performance.
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.Team Building
Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.
Hard SkillsResource Problem Solving
"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraintsTools
Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)
About the Speaker
Mel Schnapper, Ph.D.
Mel is a dependent consultant and the founder and past Chair of the Metrics Specific Interest Group (SIG) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a leading expert in the development of metrics for measuring, managing and improving performance. His approach to metrics comes from his training in Organization Behavior (metrics are social products), Linguistics (metrics must have a common meaning amongst those who work together) and corporate project management when he was Quality Manager for Oracle Corporation’s, Global Project Management Service Line.
His current consulting activity is in the areas of: performance management systems, career development, succession planning, leadership skills, teamwork skills and, of course, measuring the effectiveness of all of these interventions. In addition to his US-based corporate roles as Director of OD/Training for the Quaker Oats Company, Chicago Board Options Exchange, G.D. Searle Pharmaceuticals in Chicago, his international consulting activity has been in 26 countries bringing his metrics approach to democratization, government reform and institutional capacity building. And writing his next book on “The Metrics of Relationships”.
Mel is a native Washingtonian, and, now after ~20 years of living out of a suitcase, he is back home to stay and pursue local/domestic consulting. More about Mel at: www.schnapper.com
About the Shenandoah Valley Community
Announcing a New Local Community!
The DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute is pleased to host a new quarterly meeting in Winchester, VA. Membership in PMI and/or the DC Chapter is not required, however PDUs will be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs). The presentations delivered are educational and informative to those with an interest in the field of project management. Each event will present specific learning points, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others.
Pre-registration is recommended.