Speakers: Mark Swiderski, PMP and Lee Young, PMP
What's new in the PMBOK? There are changes afoot in the land of Project Management with the new version of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and changes to the PMP exam. This session takes you through some of the major changes in the PMBOK and how they affect what we see as best practices. With the changes that have come with the 6th edition of the PMBOK, so too are changes to the PMP exam. The session will also discuss if and how those changes affect how to prepare to take the exam.
- Arrival and Social Networking 5:30 PM
- Orientation 5:30 PM
- Dinner 6:00 PM
- Speaker 7:00 PM
- Closing 8:00 PM
- Webcast site opens at 6:30 PM
- Business Meeting starts at 6:40pm and ends approximately at 6:55pm
- Speaker’s Presentation starts at 7pm and ends approximately at 8pm
Mark Swiderski, PMP:
Mark is a certified project manager (PMP) with more than 30 years of business experience and 20 years of practice in helping companies achieve their goals through the skills of people, improved methods and helping others growing their capabilities. He has led or participated in teams that have delivered more than $1B in project scope in a wide variety of industries and job functions.
He s currently the Regional Mentor for the PMI chapters in North Central North America. In this role he serves PMI chapters and their leadership in vibrant upper Midwest of North America and Canada. Mark received his M.B.A. from DePaul University.
Lee Young, PMP:
Lee Young is the Chief Operating Officer at Praxilient, Inc.
Lee has 35+ years business experience, with 25+ years in effective business leadership through the use of strategic and clearly focused project, program, and portfolio management techniques. Lee is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP); his qualifications include an MS in Information Systems Engineering, and an MPhil in Business Leadership Strategy.
Lee has consulted to and worked at all organization levels, for a wide variety of industries around the world, ranging from utilities, engineering R&D, financial institutions, manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, and specialty business process outsourcing. Lee has led multi-disciplinary teams that have successfully delivered more than $3B in project scope.