19
Jun
2018

06-19-2018 5:30 pm -9:00 pm
DoubleTree Irvine Spectrum
DoubleTree Irvine Spectrum
90 Pacifica, Irvine, CA 92618
$20.00

Planning in Units of Reality: Turning a Services Company Around Through Project Management Practices

Speaker: Chris Schleich

Title: Engineering Manager

Company: Enterprise Automation (EA)

June 19, 2018

Presentation Description

Enterprise Automation is an industrial automation consulting firm selling services in the form of projects. Of course that means billable engineers, deadlines, and inevitable resource conflicts. EA’s project management and staff utilization practices are tightly intertwined to ensure the engineering team is consistently profitable while meeting scope, budget, schedule, with a happy client for every project. This requires culture and tools. This presentation will cover EA’s journey that drove the evolution of their best practices with highlights on labor planning tools at the project and company level.
 
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07
Jul
2018

07-07-2018 8:00 am -12:00 pm
University of La Verne
University of La Verne
2855 Michelle Dr #250, Irvine, CA 92606, USA
$50.00

Presentation Title:

Design Thinking and Design Sprints

Presentation Topics:

  • Implementation of a Design Sprint utilizing a combination of Creativity/Innovation and design Thinking to achieve a new product or service in a limited time period. This is the methodology developed by IDEO Corporation and implemented within Google for new product and service development.
$50.00
04
Aug
2018

08-04-2018 8:00 am -12:00 pm
University of La Verne
University of La Verne
2855 Michelle Dr #250, Irvine, CA 92606, USA
$50.00

Presentation Title: How to Choose and Implement a PPM tool for your PMO

Presentation Topics:

  • Definitions of different types of PPM SW (PM vs EPM vs PPM)
  • Characteristics to consider (core functionality to consider) and Key Features Consider When Evaluating Project Portfolio Management Software Options
  • How to Create Executive Buy-In
$50.00
08
Sep
2018

09-08-2018 8:00 am -12:00 pm
University of La Verne
University of La Verne
2855 Michelle Dr #250, Irvine, CA 92606, USA
$50.00

Presentation Title: Right Things at the Right Time

Presentation Topics:

  • Understand the how time of day impacts individuals and their abilities in order to improve change the way you and your team schedules their work day
  • Discover how adding “uh-oh” to the Tuckman model changes the way you set deadlines
  • Discover the power of the start and stop to improve your leadership ability
$50.00

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