Florida Tech Hosts Professional Development Day, Sept. 23

Florida Institute of Technology, in collaboration with the Project Management Institute (PMI), Space Coast Florida Chapter, will present a variety of noted speakers at the PMI Space Coast Professional Development Day, Sept. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. The day’s theme is, “Project management is a profession, not just an activity.” Presentations will take place at Florida Tech, in the Hartley Room, Denius Student Center, second floor.

The featured speaker is Harold Kerzner, a globally recognized expert on project, program and portfolio management. He is also the author of several best-selling textbooks on project management.

Also speaking is Robert Niebuhr, former dean of Florida Tech’s Nathan M. Bisk College of Business and currently senior vice president for finance and business operations.

Other speakers include Tom Sheives, speaker, educator, consultant, author and coach; Rick Morris, president of R2 Consulting; Nani Sadowski, principal, enterprise program management and architecture for CSC, specializing in health care; Chuck Millhollan, director of program management for Churchill Downs Inc. and managing director of Innovative Management Solutions, LLC; and Frank Saladis, president of Project Imaginers Inc., a consultant, instructor and author.

The cost ranges from $250 to $350 per person, depending on PMI membership and whether or not registration is before Aug. 23.

The Project Management Institute was founded in 1969 and has grown into a worldwide organization of more than ½ million members in 185 countries. PMI members practice and study project management in many different industry areas, including aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

The PMI Space Coast Florida Chapter received its charter membership in 2002. Now, with more than 400 members, its goal is to become a Center of Excellence, providing project managers the tools and education needed to effectively do their jobs.

For more information, visit http://pmispacecoast.org.

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