April 2018 Monthly Chapter Event

April 2018 Monthly Chapter Event

Ensuring Stakeholder Satisfaction and Delivery Success in the Age of Digital Transformation

featuring

Tim Butler, Sr.

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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$40.00
Speakers

 

Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution. Wear Green and Get a Free Drink!

Registration has been closed, but onsite registration will be available.

About the Presentation:

Have you ever delivered a project that was on time, on budget and met all stated objectives but your business partner or client still wasn’t happy?
Have you had to lead projects that did not meet your organization’s standard for top prioritization, however, these efforts were still regarded as highly valuable and must-haves in order to “future proof” the organization?

This session will help project delivery leaders to better understand that point of critical mass when a business leader needs a key initiative to happen in order to move an operation from one operational state to the next; this insight will enable project and program managers to reach beyond the objectives documented in a project charter and really help business partners to realize their true desired state

During this session, participants will discuss:

  • What business partners and customers truly expect from a Project Manager
  • How the current economic landscape has changed the definition of project success; requiring “more with less” from everyone, including Project and Program Managers
  • How to expand traditional Project Manager skillsets to keep pace with the evolution of the role and growing business customer expectations
  • Key project delivery techniques that will increase project success and establish you as a project delivery expert

The primary objective of this discussion is to provoke Project Managers to broaden their focus beyond the traditional project success (time/cost/scope) and to incorporate stakeholder expectations/project value into their efforts to deepen the likelihood of success and establish professional differentiators from their peers.

Key success themes for the discussion include:

  • “Mind your CTQs”: understanding what’s important to your project’s customer and stakeholders will allow you to be a part of the solution
  • Be an “agent for change” and not a “keeper of the old flame”
  • 5 key components to delivering a successful technical implementation with minimal institutional expertise
  • Career and growth benefits to taking on the complex and new projects
  • Review a real-life Case Study
Event Location

DoubleTree
1960 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA, 22102

Agenda and Cost:

Cost
Chapter Members: $35
Non-members: $40

Agenda
5:30PM - Registration Opens & Networking Reception with Heavy Appetizers Begins
5:30 PM - PMIWDC Members Only Book Club Meeting
7:00 PM - PM Talk
8:00 PM - Presentation Concludes

Special Instructions

Networking will focus on Earth Day 2018 , which is on April 22nd.

We will have a special guest, Rich Maltzman, who co-founded EarthPM, LLC, a company devoted to integrating sustainability thinking into project management. His website can be viewed here. 

Rich Maltzman will be there to discuss how to take sustainability into account when managing your own projects.

Wear green to receive a drink ticket!

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Leadership

About the Speakers

Tim Butler, Sr.

Tim is a business operations solutions expert who specializes in organizational transformation project delivery. With a forte for solutions that improve Customer Experience and operational service delivery, Tim has spent over 10 years delivering process improvement and technology transformation programs for Fortune 500 companies; both domestically and abroad. He has worked with top services providers in healthcare, financial services and technology, as well has delivering programs and projects for a federal agency that have won national awards for stellar service.

Holding certifications in: Agile Scrum, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Business Process Redesign, he specializes in designing comprehensive solution roadmaps for common, but complex business challenges. He has consistently delivered projects that transcend basic stakeholder satisfaction by reaching beyond project objectives and ensuring solution endurance and long term product value. Tim has used his project delivery approach and methodology to usher many companies through organizational transformations such as Agile transformations and transforming Call Centers to Omni-channel contact centers. Throughout his career, Tim has been regarded by business partners across multiple industries as one of the top delivery leaders in both the commercial and public sectors.

Butler

About the Monthly Dinner Meetings

The PMIWDC Monthly Dinner Meetings are held at the Sheraton Tysons (8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA 22182), typically on the second Tuesday of each month (subject to change due to holidays and venue/speaker availability). Members and non-members are welcome to join us for the best speakers and networking the Washington, DC area has to offer.

The presentations are educational and informative to those professionals operating in the field of project management and functioning in leadership roles in industry and government. It is also of great value to those looking to step into the field of Project Management and begin their certification process. Each event will present specific learning points focusing on building a talent triangle of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management skills, 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. At each Monthly Chapter Event certified PMPs can earn 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU).

 

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