PMI Orange County

2023 January ATS -- 4 PDUs

2023 January ATS -- 4 PDUs

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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

Practice Exercise

  • Team Evaluations of a Notional Project, in terms of Best Practices that should be used.
  • Individual Project Best Practices analysis regarding Participants’ Projects


Mike Bissonette

Michael M. Bissonette (MS, MBA, PfMP) is a highly successful engineer-turned-businessman and is considered both a thought-leader and subject matter expert in Portfolio, Program, and Project Management within several diverse industries (Aerospace and Defense, Consumer Electronics, Clean Tech, Industrial Equipment, and SaaS [Software as a Services]). His work experience spans over 40 years of product development and organizational management, including executive positions in large Fortune 500 companies.

Michael is the author of two books. His first book, “Project Risk Management: A Practical Implementation Approach” was published by PMI in 2016. His second book is on the subject of “Strategic Project Management” and was published in 2021. He is an adjunct instructor at Clarkson University where he teaches “Strategic Project Management” in a MS in Engineering Management curriculum. Mike is an entrepreneur (Founder of RTConfidence, Inc. – developer of Chrono™, the most advanced and affordable integrated IMS (Integrated Master Schedule)/SRA (Schedule Risk Analysis)/ESM (Earned Schedule Management) SaaS Tool on the market. He is also a PMI chapter board member for the Orange County, CA chapter. Mike has spoken at many events (domestic and international), is a volunteer in probation at juvenile detention facilities, is an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoys oil painting.

There are 4 PDUs for this event

PDU Category: Ways of Working


This ATS will be delivered via online webinar. The link will be sent to all registered attendees on the Friday before the ATS. 


PMI-OC Members $45 pre-registered,
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Event Properties

Event Date 01-07-2023 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-07-2023 12:00 pm
Cut off date 01-07-2023 7:30 am
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Location Online

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