Five Conversations that can Improve your Organizations' Ability to Execute on High Stake Projects Project managers from across the Commonwealth will gather to learn five conversations leaders should have that will impact an organization’s ability to execute on high-stake projects and initiatives during PM Partners Harrisburg, PA, May 23, 2011 - Project managers from across the Commonwealth will gather to learn five conversations leaders should have that will impact an organization’s ability to execute on high-stake projects and initiatives during PM Partners’, a free semi-structured professional development program that leverages the knowledge and experience of colleagues in project management through peer-to-peer learning. The free event has the theme of Organizational Silence. It is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., June 24 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, which is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. "Senior executives frequently bet their companies or organizations on high-stakes efforts like major product releases, strategic IT projects, or organizational restructurings. And these bets rarely pay off as anticipated. We’re devoting this session to the five crucial conversations leaders should have to significantly increase their organization’s ability to execute on high-stake projects and initiatives," says Albert Sarvis, Director of Project Management Master of Science program at Harrisburg University. Join other project managers from government and the private sector in facilitated small group discussions. Attendees can earn 2.5 PMI PDUs. PM Partners meets quarterly to explore advanced PM topics using case studies to explore real life situations and discover solutions to challenging problems. Pick up best practices and lessons learned through these engaging and insightful conversations with other project management experts. PM Partners is put forth in collaboration between Harrisburg University, the Keystone Chapter of PMI® and The Pennsylvania Office of Administration.
The event is free but an RSVP is required. RSVP on line at http://www.harrisburgu.edu/academics/professional/rsvp.php or via email at CONNECT@HarrisburgU.edu For additional information academic programs in project management at the University, call 717.901.5101 or email Admissions@HarrisburgU.edu You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the event. The University’s location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it’s only a twohour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http:// www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email Connect@HarrisburgU.edu Contact: Steven Infanti Harrisburg University 326 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
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