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12th Annual PMI Chicagoland Leadership Forum 2017



Harnessing the power of project management to drive organizational transformation. 

Since 2000, 52% of the companies in the Fortune 500 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired or ceased to exist. Forward thinking project and program management leaders are rapidly embracing change implementation processes to achieve sustainable organizational growth.

Learn what it takes to lead in this age of transformation and how to impact your organization’s culture. Most value-driven projects and programs require organizational and behavioral change.

Friday, May 5, 2017
7:30am to Noon CT
Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090

Cost: is $75 for PMI Members & $80 Non-PMI Members

Earn 3 PDUs

Don't miss this engaging opportunity with fellow project management professionals and gather industry knowledge and inspiration from each other.


Andy Kaufman
Andy Kaufman
The Executive's Role in Project Success
Andy is an international speaker, author, and executive coach, focused on helping people learn how to lead more effectively and deliver more reliably.
Andy has had the privilege of delivering keynotes and workshops to tens of thousands of people from hundreds of companies over the years, on every continent except Antarctica!

Skip Wiseman
Skip Wiseman
Communicating to Create a Championship Culture
Skip is an international speaker and communication coach, working with small to medium sized businesses and project leaders to transform interpersonal communications.
Skip is a certified World Class Speaking Coach and has presented his engaging and interactive communication programs to more than 15,000 project managers since 2012 in live keynotes, breakout session seminars, full day trainings across North America.


  • Deborah Lee, PMP, CSM, former Director, Global Program Management at Gogo 
  • Chris Rodkey, Managing Director, Ops PMO at United Airlines 
  • Phil Weinzimer, President, Strategere Consulting 
  • Paul Zielinski, Director of Strategy and Planning at Aon Corporation 

Invest in Yourself. Gain new tools, learn new skills, come away with a new mindset.
Sharpen Your Saw. Return with new ideas and approaches to make you more effective.
Networking. Meet peers and senior leaders with similar challenges, socialize and form new relationships. Meet Experts and Influencers. Make a connection, share business ideas, find your next mentor.
• Develop Greater Focus. Relearn classic techniques with a fresh new perspective.
• Break Free from Your Comfort Zone. Step outside of your normal routine and learn about greater opportunities
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