Panel Discussion Virtual | Managing Projects Remotely during the Pandemic
Managing Projects Remotely during the Pandemic
(Host and Moderator): Farrokh Shoar, VP Programs PMI-LA, and Adjunct Professor of Electronics Technology.
Alex Pournelle, PMP, a Project Manager and a technical consultant who is eager to learn from as many PMs, BAs, and industry professionals as possible, to record lessons learned, thence to benefit the larger community. The goal is to make this once-a-century pandemic worth the professional challenges we've all been through, emphasizing project management.
Keith Birch, is a proven leader with 19 years' experience as an IT Project Manager/Change Manager/Process Improvement Manager. Keith draws upon his experience working for Fortune 500 companies in Healthcare, Banking and Hospitality. From building health plans from the ground up, to leading international expansion efforts for a major hospitality chain to leading a worldwide change initiative for a major financial institution, he brings practical and proven techniques that work in real life situations. He has accomplished this while working with a virtual team, geographically distributed colleagues and has managed to successfully deliver outstanding results.
Shirley Douglass, PMP, is a Sr. Program Manager at Amgen specializes in managing multiple concurrent projects across cross-functional and globally dispersed teams. Shirley excels at building strong, engaged teams and maintaining a high level of comradery resulting in high performance from her teams - skills that served her especially well during the pandemic.
William Qaqish, PMP, Value Stream Manager at Crane Aerospace & Electronics. An Operations leader responsible for meeting production shipments and execution of continuous improvement projects.
- 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Registration and Networking
- 5:45 PM - 6:00 PM Opening Remarks and PMI Announcements
- 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Moderated Panel Discussion
- 7:15 PM - 7:30 PM Q&A and Wrap up
- 1 PDU - Strategic Business Management Category - will be awarded to the attendees. No further action is required by members.
- $0 for PMI-LA Chapter Members
- $5 for Non-Members
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