We know that not everyone is able to get to the #PMIAC19 National Conference on the Gold Coast, so PMIQld have organised an intimate Brisbane opportunity for Project Professionals to take advantage of visiting Canadian Chair of PMI's Global Board, Randy Black. In this intimate breakfast Randy will share what is going on in the Global World of Project Management as well as what exciting changes have been rolling out through PMI, available to help you.
Who should attend?
This event is ideal for Project Professionals who want to remain current with the global trends in Project Management, and who want to positively impact our shared future, but haven't had the opportunity to attend the #PMIAC19 National Conference on the Gold Coast. Hearing direct from the chair of PMI's global board, you will learn what PMI is doing to ensure practitioners are being well equipped to positively impact our world. PMI is turning 50, is over 500,000 members strong, and is actively transforming to better connect over 2.9M professionals globally.
When: Wednesday 29th of May 2019 (Registration from 7:15am, with breakfast provided and formal proceedings kicking off at 7:30am sharp)
Where: GHD, Level 9, 145 Ann St, Brisbane QLD 4000
Cost: $20 for Members, $40 for Non-Members
What you'll get from this session
Learn about PMI's Global Pulse of the Profession Research which is providing insight into what is changing in the world of Project Management.
Hear how PMI is celebrating 50 years, with the organisation delivering value for more than 2.9 million project professionals working in almost every country of the globe.
We're rapidly becoming digital with new offerings such as PM Edge providing introductory skills for members and non members alike, PM Basics providing online certifications, and the Projectified Podcast attracting 40,000 listens per month.
For new or existing members, Randy will also share tips for how to get the most skilling, networking, and career value from PMI.
About Randy Black
Randy Black – is the Chair of PMI’s 2019 Board of Directors. A vibrant and colourful speaker, he has presented at PMI® Leadership Institute Meetings, global conferences, regional meetings, and chapter meetings as well as international technical conferences on topics such as strategy, leadership, strategic telecommunications operations, process re-engineering, people and personality, and, of course, project management.
Mr. Black is the owner and principal of Edutainer53 Consulting Limited, an Edmonton-based consulting organization focused upon project management and operations consulting and training.
Throughout his 40-year career, he has worked in a variety of industries including telecommunications, IT consulting, e-learning development and consulting, project management training and consulting, and PMO management. As a project management consultant and trainer, he has led consulting work in a variety of industries and taught courses as part of executive education training offered through Alberta-based colleges and the University of Alberta.
Mr. Black has been a volunteer for most of his life. As a young man, he volunteered with the YMCA and with his local church. He has held office in such diverse organizations as his Church Servers Guild (head server), the University of Waterloo Alumni Association (vice president–events; chapter president) and with PMI and specifically the PMI Northern Alberta Chapter (vice president–education, president, past president). Within his 12 years of PMI volunteering, he has served as a Region 1 Mentor and served on the Chapter Member Advisory Group (CMAG).
Mr. Black earned his B.A Sc. In Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He also holds certificates in Engineering Economics from Duke University, and Insights Personal Discovery™ evaluation. Mr. Black holds a Professional Engineering (P. Eng.) designation registered in the Province of Alberta, and has held his PMP® designation since 2004.
Thank you to our hosts, GHD Professional Services
This event will provide 1 PDU for Technical Project Management.