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Tuesday February 28, 2012

2012 PMI Westchester - Professional Development Day: Delivering Results Across Uncertain Seas

Westchester PMI

On March 31st, over 100 project managers from across the Tri-State area will learn effective strategies for successful delivering projects in the face of ever increasing risk, at PMI Westchester’s 3d annual Professional Development Day in Elmsford, NY.  The full day conference will feature nine industry experts who will each explore aspects of the central theme “Delivering Results Across Uncertain Seas”.

As President of Westchester PMI, Duff Bailey, relates “A project plan is really a promise to deliver specific results by a certain date for a specific cost.  Today, project managers must make those promises in a world that has been rocked with uncertainty in all directions. They need to learn how to plan for unforeseeable events – such as economic calamity, catastrophic weather, political upheaval, new regulations or disruptive technologies”.  Speakers will address how to recognize these risks, and account for them in the project plan and most importantly, how to organize a project team to adapt and adjust to changes that could otherwise delay or even destroy a major project. 

The conference will be held form 9 AM to 5 PM at Antun’s of Westchester, 35 Valley Avenue, Elmsford, NY.  Full information is available at www.pmiwestchester.org.  The sponsor of the conference is the Westchester Chapter of the Project Management Institute, the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession.  While the Westchester Chapter focuses its activities in the area just North of New York City, PMI has more than 250 chapters in more than 70 countries worldwide, and  600,000 members and credential holders in more than 185 countries. It has a major presence in Asia with chapters in Singapore, India, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and more.

Where ever they are located; PMI chapters offer regular meetings, certification courses and educational programs that help their members develop their skills as project managers while they further their careers through networking.  Chapters also help to raise awareness of the benefits of project management as a profession within their communities.  To learn about PMI chapters and programs in your area go to www.pmi.org.

About Westchester PMI Chapter (WPMI)

The Westchester Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIW) was formed to serve the networking and education needs of Project Managers in Westchester County and adjoining areas.
With monthly meetings, professional development offerings (such as certification courses), educational and a monthly newsletter, the PMIW chapter strives to promote the profession of Project Management by and for its members, provide opportunities for project management education and the professional development of its members, and raise awareness of the benefits of Project Management as a profession to project stakeholders throughout the community.

About the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (pmi.org) is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than 600,000 members and credential holders in more than 185 countries. Our worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by our globally-recognized standards and credentials, our extensive research program, and our professional development opportunities.

Visit the following link for event registration (mention Asian Life source for a discount): http://pmiwestchester.org/PMIW_PDD_2012.shtml

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