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February Knowledge Sharing Event

February 27, 2019
6:00 PM CST - 8:30 PM CST
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8410 W Bryn Mawr
Chicago (Rosemont) , IL 60631
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PMI Chicagoland Chapter is hosting a free Knowledge Sharing event on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019.

Registration is REQUIRED

*Chicago Chapter Members register for free.  NON Chapter Member fee is $10**.

**The fee is non-refundable once registered. 

NOTE: Capacity is limited so register early; Once limit is reached you will not be able to register and will be placed on a waiting list. In case of cancellations you will be notified should you wish to attend

Earn 2 Strategy PDUs

Topic:   Switching from Waterfall to Agile? How to Implement Best Agile Practices Without Losing Your Head.

Presenter: Andrew Soswa

Location:    8410 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago (Rosemont) , IL 60631

Time:         6:00 – 6:30 pm Networking & Refreshments

                   6:30 – 8:30 pm Knowledge Sharing

Have your organization been thinking about switching from Waterfall to Agile but don’t know where to start?

Maybe your organization jumped right in the Agile and now you need a bit of help from experienced PM who been there several times?

Please join us for a collaborative and educational session on how to implement Best Agile project practices to move from predictive (waterfall) to adaptive (Agile) without losing your head.

What you will gain:

  • Quick overview of waterfall (to establish common knowledge baseline)
  • Longer overview of Agile methodology based on Scrum processes
  • Common pitfalls, early wins, and 10’s of learning lessons
  • Collaborated Q&A session with all attendees

 

About the Presenter:  Andrew Soswa is an engaged and collaborative Project Manager with 15+ years’ experience in managing in waterfall, Agile and matrix methodologies.

He is a life-long learner and actively maintains PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, Agile Trainer and many other certifications and credentials. He believes that education, training, and certifications are blocks to build a solid knowledge as a springboard from a practitioner to a master level.

He has volunteered for PMI Chicagoland Chapter since 2009 and Toastmasters since 2010. At PMI Chicagoland, Andrew was recognized as part of Best Team award in 2009-2010. The recognition motivated Andrew to step in year after year in multiple Directors and VP positions. Andrew considers volunteering a vital role in his continuous improvement path.

Andrew work full-time at Bradford and also serves as a Managing Director of Blue Ocean Workshops, a firm specializing in delivering quality, cost-effective, hands-on training and workshops to business professionals.

About PMI Chicagoland:  Chartered in 1977 and with a membership base of over 4,000, the Chicagoland Chapter is one of the largest (6th) and most active chapters in the world. Our programs are focused on serving local project management practitioners, organizations and universities by providing the tools and support needed to embrace, value, and promote success in project management. Chapter members enjoy discounts on events, receive Chicagoland chapter publications, certification information and benefit from resources in professional development, mentoring, networking and community outreach. If you would like to become a member of the Chapter, would like to volunteer or know of someone who would like to join the chapter, please visit our website www.pmichicagoland.org

 

 

Registration Fees

$0.00 Member

$10.00 Guest