Early bird registrations end on 28 February for the 2017 PMI Australia Conference in Sydney on 28-30 May 2017
LEVEL UP – LIFTING THE GAME OF SUCCESS
In an ever changing and disruptive landscape, the ability for individuals and business to stay ahead of the curve is a challenging one. To be competitive, business need to look for ways to be smarter with their investments and be bold in leaving more traditional ways of working to allow flexibility to cater to the shifting demands of the customer and of their workforce.
we bring you best practice thought leadership skills and training to help raise your project team members to the next level and arm them with the latest tools and techniques to drive your business growth and performance. We aim to showcase how project management is leading the fight for business performance, ensuring growth, leading change and aligning project with strategy.
And we are taking conferences to the next level in combining business and academic thinking.
The conference will share the latest topics and trends across business thinking, leadership and technical project delivery. We are also proud to share for the first time for PMI Australian Chapters an Academic stream.
STRATEGIC AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Strategic and Business Management” is like “Leadership”. This is an element that also comes from the skills repertoire of managers. The definition of PMI for this area of expertise can be translated as: “Strategic knowledge and industry knowledge”, which improve the project implementation and promote better corporate results.
These include (but not limited to):
Marketing and law
Strategic Planning and alignment of projects
Management of complexity
With leadership knowledge is meant the ability to lead and develop a team and to show an situational appropriate behaviour in dealing with the various stakeholders.
These include (but is not limited to):
Motivation of employees
Ability to influence stakeholders
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
The term “Technical Project Management” can be described best by translating it with “methodical project management knowledge”. It is demanded of the project manager that the have the methodical knowledge that is required for project management; that they have the ability to apply this knowledge in practice and fulfill the role as a project manager in the planning and implementation of the project adequately.
Required competencies therefore include (but are not limited to):
Techniques for requirements analysis and definition
Project planning and controlling
The PMIAC17 Academic Track aims to be a forum where academics and practitioners can exchange views and explore opportunities to collaborate on meaningful research. The areas of focus for PMIAC 2017 are:
Strategy and Transformation
Business Analysis and Change
Portfolio Governance and PMO
Program and Project Management
Competencies and People Development
Interdisciplinary Project Research
For more information and to register, go to pmiaustraliaconference.org.au