Project Management Analytics: A Data Driven Approach for Effective Project Decisions

Project Management Analytics: A Data Driven Approach for Effective Project Decisions


Mary M. Dunaway, Ph.D

Assistant Professor/Program Director, Data Science
University of Virginia

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About the Program

This Local Community event will focus on the following:

  1. Data-driven decision making in Project Management
  2. How are companies using data analytics to improve project outcomes?
  3. Analytics concepts, software, and tools
  4. Best Practices for communicating analytics results to engage stakeholders

Price includes lunch.

Event Location

UVa Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Rd.
Falls Church, VA, 22043

PDUs Available: 
1.50 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Event Keywords

Hard Skills

Resource Problem Solving

"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints

About the Speakers

Mary M. Dunaway, Ph.D

University of Virginia
Assistant Professor/Program Director, Data Science

Mary M. Dunaway, Ph.D. is the Director of Data Science Programs and Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS). In 2014, Dr. Dunaway received her Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She earned her PMP distinction in 2004. Prior to an academic career, Mary spent over 25 years in various leadership roles in the corporate project and program portfolio management in support of Enterprise Technology Systems. As a rising scholar, she has successfully published several journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Also, Dr. Dunaway is leading the effort to develop and launch an Applied and Operational Analytics graduate certificate program in SCPS. She is a dynamic STEM academic who is a sought-out speaker and panelist for numerous conferences/workshops sharing her expertise in Information Systems and Data Science. Her research in Text Analytics was released in June 2017 in the edited book, Analytics and Data Science: Advances in Research and Pedagogy. Additionally, Mary’s research, “Collaboration in a Data Analytics Curricula: An Active Learning Approach was recognized as one of 20 Best papers at the 2017 Americas Conference on Information Systems.

About the UVa Local Community

The UVa Local Community meets bi-monthly at the UVa Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church.  These luncheon meetings feature a guest speaker, focusing on engaging and relevant topics.  Join us for lunch and networking and earn a PDU!

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