Forward: CPMP September Event - Practical Agile Project Management

16 Sep 2010 9:20 AM | Anonymous
CPMP September Event - Practical Agile Project Management

Data/Time: Sunday, September 26, 2010, 1PM to 5PM
Location: North York Civic Center, Committee Room #3
PDU: 3

In a world of high customer expectations, quick turn-around and tighter budgets how can projects sustain and deliver? Agile Methodology is touted to be one way of delivering projects in a world of expectations and in a tighter economic situation. This topic will explore what is Agile development? How to manage and deliver projects in Agile manner. Furthermore, this topic will explore some additional success factors for Agile methodology such as Leadership agility, Agile Spaces etc. In the later panel session, Larry will use a real business case to introduce concurrent product development system in the process engineering. Then Vijay, Larry, John and Shenyin will discuss agile related topics, such as, Change management and resistance, major challenges, Agile phases and Leading self-organizing team.

Keynote speaker:
Vijay Chander – Senior Program Manager at Rogers Communication Inc.

Panel Members:
Vijay Chander – Senior Program Manager at Rogers Communication Inc.
Larry Zhou – P. Eng, Director of Operations at Inertia Engineering
John Wang – Agile Project Manager at one of the largest software companies
ShenYin – EMBA, Senior Project Management Consultant &Trainer

Facilitator: Howard Huang

Agenda:
1:00PM: Registration &Networking
1:15PM: Keynote presentation – Vijay
3:00PM: Break
3:15PM: Panel session – Vijay, Larry, John, Shenyin
4:55PM: Thank you note
5:00PM: Event Closes

Registration: Please send email to event@cpmpac.org to register this event or go to (http://www.cpmpac.org)
Cost:
CPMP Member: Free
Non-CPMP Member: $10 (Waive if join CPMP onsite; CPMP Membership fee is $20/year)

Speakers Bio:
Vijay Chander is a Certified Project Management Professional and leader with 9+ years of experience in program/project management, software implementation, and process re-engineering. Extensive experience in full lifecycle project management, quality assurance, business continuity, performance management. He has worked over 12 years in Telecommunication industry. Prior to Telecommunications,  Vijay has also worked for Metro Toronto Zoo (not behind the cages) as an Assistant Curator on Butterfly conservation project,   Tropical Rain Forests of  the Philippines and India on various Conservation projects involving habitat development, wildlife management, community development and Community forestry projects.

Larry Zhou is currently Director, Operations of Inertia Engineering + Design.  Inertia is an Engineering consulting company specialized in automotive, consumer product, and alternative energy industry.  At Inertia, Larry helps build and implements a concurrent product development system.  This system is practical and real world thinking.  By facilitating the complete product development process through collaboration, data management and project management, Inertia continues to positions its customers as leaders in their industries. Concurrent engineering has become an integral part of IE+D’s business model and continues to be a critical success factor in the growth of Inertia Engineering + Design. 

John Wang is an experienced agile project manager in the IT industry. He is a strong believer of lean and agile principles. He has 15 years of professional experiences with diversified industry exposure. Mr. Wang obtained his PMP designation in 2005 and has been an active member of PMI-SOC and CPMP since then. He is currently mentoring and coaching teams on lean transformation in one of the largest business software companies.

Shenyin – Well-known Senior Consultant & Trainer for Project management from China
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