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Monday, May 7
 

14:15

#416 The Flow of Time Is an Illusion: Sign an Energy-Based Contract
One of the main concerns of project managers is keeping their projects on schedule. The difficulty in managing project duration may be mitigated, thanks to understanding the nature of time and the application of the physics theories that explain that time, as an independent concept, has no place in physics. Learn how the PMBOK® Guide helps you to deliver a kinetic energy of change, making your customers happy—even when you are late.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) utilise resource allocation and deliver their projects on time;
(2) practice transparency in the network of relations between stakeholders.

Speakers
avatar for Antonio Lentini, PMP

Antonio Lentini, PMP

Schindler AG, PMO Manager
Antonio Lentini holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University Politecnico di Milano. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of the Project Management Institute – Northern-Italy-Chapter (PMI-NIC) since 2014. After an experience... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 14:15 - 15:30
Level B - B08

15:45

#421 Engaging Stakeholders: Whose Job Is It Anyway?
We never hear about ‘outsourcing’ the human side of projects to a third party. Rather, they incorporate principles of leadership, team building, and stakeholder engagement into project management practices and standards. Good project management relies not just on managing requirements, but also on managing change and ever-evolving stakeholder needs. Crises come without notice. Are you equipped to get the good, the bad, and the ugly stakeholders to buy-in?


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) demonstrate the skills necessary to address the myriad issues affecting stakeholder engagement and change adoption;
(2) identify tools and techniques for better stakeholder engagement as well as strategies for obtaining stakeholder buy-in.

Speakers
avatar for Mohammad Abdulaal, PMP

Mohammad Abdulaal, PMP

ISFD, Crowdfunding Consultant
BSc. Comm. Engineering, PMP. Volunteer leader, education leader and corporate leader; PMI-AGC Chapter Leader with PMI-AGC since 2004, supporting Onboarding program and Certification & Education. Education Leader, Teaching (part-time) project management courses for the local engineering... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 15:45 - 17:00
Level A - A04

15:45

#420 Transformers: Navigating Complexity in Projects of the Future
Using interactive activities, this session will allow participants to learn about the trends that are transforming the projects of the future. Participants will walk away with skills that they can use to navigate the complexities of such projects.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) describe how the future of work is changing;
(2) explain what project managers need to do today to be ready for the projects of the future.

Speakers
avatar for Mohamed Khalifa, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMI-PBA

Mohamed Khalifa, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMI-PBA

Lifelong, Director, Consultancy & Solutions
Mohamed Khalifa Hassan, PfMP, PgMP, PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, LIMC Alumni, is a renowned project management consultant and speaker. Mohamed possesses a unique combination of broad-based skills, gained from more than 20 years of project management practice. He has developed, implemented... Read More →
avatar for Muhammad A. B. Ilyas, PMP, PgMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP

Muhammad A. B. Ilyas, PMP, PgMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP

Lifelong, CEO
Muhammad A. B. Ilyas is an organizational transformation specialist with expertise in organizational project management, information systems and corporate governance. With over 16 years of experience in the industry, he has also trained hundreds of professionals from different sectors... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 15:45 - 17:00
Level B - B08
 
Tuesday, May 8
 

13:30

#508 A Brazilian Project Experience from an Italian Project Manager’s Perspective
Click here for a Video Introduction from Paola Mosca.

This presentation details an Italian project manager’s experience in leading a project in a big, Brazilian city. The team she had to manage was mainly composed of local people who had the goal of acquiring knowledge and skills about an Italian product. Both the project manager and the internal team had to reach mutual trust and commitment. The focus of this presentation is on cultural differences.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) compare cultural differences between team members and various stakeholders;
(2) describe valuable skills to help manage intercultural teams and projects.

Speakers
avatar for Paola Mosca, PMP

Paola Mosca, PMP

Project Manager
Paola has a degree in physics and started working in a famous Italian company, Olivetti in the 1980s. Today we call that period IT archaeological time. She started as a programmer, working with a small group dedicated to the first prototypes of industrial automation. It was a fantastic... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 13:30 - 14:45
Level A - A04

13:30

#509 Dude, Where's My Control?! Transitioning from Project Manager to Scrum Master
Many project managers are transitioning into the role of scrum master, and are failing or struggling with the change due to the lack of support or limited training from their organisation. Come with me on this journey to discover what the most common issues are, how they are presented in the real world, how you can think more agile in your projects, and what you can do to be a better scrum master.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) review the issues that project managers find when transitioning to scrum master;
(2) identify the strategies that you can implement in your own projects to resolve issues that you face.

Speakers
avatar for Emily Luijbregts, PMP

Emily Luijbregts, PMP

EmThePM, Project Manager
Emily has been working in Project Management for over 10 years. She's held a variety of different positions so has a detailed understanding of what it takes to be part of a successful project and what to do when it fails. She excels working within international organisations and projects... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 13:30 - 14:45
Level B - B08

15:15

#514 Pivot-Point – From Me to We: A True Story of Leadership Transformation
Choosing the path of an examined life enhances your humanity and accelerates your capacity to influence. Becoming alive to how words and actions impact others puts this journey into motion. However, this choice is not for the faint of heart. Great leaders know what to DO and how to BE. Knowing and demonstrating this balance is the essence of leadership. Attend this session to hear about a journey from force and coercion to influence and commitment.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) identify and assess career-limiting behaviours;
(2) prepare an action plan to enhance the ability to motivate and inspire others.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Bristol, PMP, PMI-SP

Phil Bristol, PMP, PMI-SP

Projectivity Solutions, Inc., CEO
Phil has over 25 years of business experience with a focus on strategic planning, business process improvement, enterprise-wide project management, and leadership development. He has produced significant bottom-line results for Fortune 500 companies such as Sun Microsystems, Apple... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 15:15 - 16:30
Level B - B06