PMI Orange County

Advanced Topics Seminars


2022 October ATS -- 4 PDUs

10-08-2022 8:00 am -12:00 pm
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Presentation Title:

Project Management in the Energy Efficiency Landscape

Presentation Topics: 

  • What is Energy Efficiency and program types available
  • What is cost effectiveness and how it dictates what can be done
  • Program design and the new statewide effort
  • Lessons learned and operating within/during COVID
  • A PM’s role within EE

2022 November ATS -- 4 PDUs

11-05-2022 8:00 am -12:00 pm
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Presentation Title:

The Future of Cloud Computing for project managers

Presentation Topics: 

  • Is cloud technology here to stay?
  • What is the next big thing after cloud?
  • What role does Information Security play in cloud computing

2022 December ATS -- 4 PDUs

12-03-2022 8:00 am -12:00 pm
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Presentation Title:

How to Lead Others Without Losing Your Way

Presentation Topics: 

  • Understand Emotional Intelligence as a necessity of leadership success
  • Qualities of a high-performing leader and how to apply these as a project manager
  • How to strengthen your intentional communication to transform the results you get with others
  • Identify workstyles to accelerate results as a project manager
  • Recognize communication barriers that may be holding you back as a project manager
  • "A stressful experience at work” exercise and how to optimally manage
  • Is your leadership style working? Assess for yourself

2023 January ATS -- 4 PDUs

01-07-2023 8:00 am -12:00 pm
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Presentation Title:

What are the Right PM Best Practices for Managing Your Project(s)?

Presentation Topics: 

  • Project Governance and PM Best Practices
  • The Project Elements that Drive Best Practices – Charter and Profile
  • Best Practices and the Project Management Plan
  • The Best Practice Categories
  • Best Practice Options to Choose from Within the Categories
  • Case Studies of Best Practices in Different Industries
  • How Retrospectives (i.e., Postmortems) Affect Best Practice Choices

Learning Objectives: 

  1. An understanding of why PM Best Practices differ for managing projects in different industries.
  2. Comprehending the overt decisions that should be made by PMO Directors and PMs relative to Tools & Techniques that are Advisable for their Strategic Projects.
  3. Knowing how to Determine sensible Best Practices based on a Project’s Profile
  4. Applying the Retrospective/Postmortem Processes to home in on Best Practices
  5. Determining the specific PM Best Practices your organization should be employing