Into The Heart Of Darkness, My Journey Into Agile

Into The Heart Of Darkness, My Journey Into Agile


Forrest Long

Senior Manager
Schneider Electric

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

Event Date
Event Location

Shenandoah University - Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business-Halpin Harrison Hall – Boardroom
600 Millwood Avenue
Winchester, VA, 22601

Agenda and Cost:

Registration is complimentary.

If you experience any difficulties registering for this event, please call us at 703-683-4804 or email us at and include the name of the event.

Forrest Long, PMP, ACP will be speaking on his journey from traditional project management into Agile and what he learned in the process, including what project managers need to know to pass the ACP as well as how traditional project managers can use Agile techniques today to improve their projects resulting in happier employees and customers.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


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

Hard Skills

Certifications Preparation

Instruction / guidance on preparing for PMI certifications

About the Speaker

Forrest Long

Schneider Electric
Senior Manager

Forrest helps people find solutions to their technology needs and to improve their business processes. As a music teacher turned Information Technology professional, he has a unique perspective when it comes to project and program management. Walking a fine line between Program Management and Business Partner, he currently oversees multiple programs focused on business transformation. For Forrest, helping others is the most rewarding part of his role, emphasizing the human side of project management.
Outside of the office, Forrest enjoys music, photography and spending time with his family.

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.

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