2010 Professional Development Day

    Thursday, 21 October 2010

    Morning Keynote:
    — Davy Ratchford, Real Salt Lake

    Lunch Keynote: Excelling in the Face of Adversity
    — Mark Marrott, Utah Handcycle Team

    Afternoon Keynote: Accelerated Bridge Construction
    — Carmen Swanwick and Jim McMinnimee, UDOT

    We acknowledge that times are very different in this decade and address how the business of project management is evolving to address all of the downsizing, tight budgets, etc. that is prevalent right now. We are using the basic PMBOK elements as a general guideline for our break-out sessions.

     
     
    Breakout Track 1
     
      Session 1 Allen Wolff Quality Management — Navigating a New Decade
     
      Session 2 Lorraine Sanders, PMP The Why and How of PMP Certification
     
      Session 3 Cory Cunningham, MBA, PMP From Zero to PMO - Introducing Project Management into a Matrix Organization
     
      Session 4 Ron Crump Cost Control - An innovative approach to Variance at Completion (VAC) analysis
     
     
    Breakout Track 2
     
      Session 1 Russell K. Thornley, Ph.D., PMP Using Project 2010 for CPA & Simple Risk Analysis
     
      Session 2 Judge Michele Christiansen, JDD Ethical Dilemmas - Going to Court is NOT the Answer
     
      Session 3 Ryan Taggart, PMP Healthcare IT Issues
     
      Session 4 Mary Cosgrove, SPHR & Bobby Hagan, LSSBB Leading the team you have; not the one you wish you had
     
     
    Breakout Track 3
     
      Session 1 Allen Wolff Quality Management Lessons Learned
     
      Session 2 Tom Stowe, PMP Project Integration for IT
     
      Session 3 Terri Matthies, PMP & Chrissey Matthies-Hayes Effective Business Communications & Networking,
    Part 1 - Communications Management
     
      Session 4 Mary Cosgrove, SPHR & Amy Adler Managing Careers 2010 and Beyond
     
     
    Breakout Track 4
     
      Session 1 Brian Feder, PMP Financial Management - The Power Play for Transforming Project and Portfolio Management!
     
      Session 2 Dr. Dennis Petersen, PMP Translating Project Management into Practical Skills
     
      Session 3 Terri Matthies, PMP & Chrissey Matthies-Hayes Effective Business Communications & Networking,
    Part 2 - Social Networking
     
      Session 4 Chris Kenney, PMP Scope Management - It's All Band-Aids