Australia's Premier Project Management Conference / 20-22 May 2018 / Crown / Melbourne

Academic workshops

ACADEMIC TRACK (Times on the Park)
29 May 2017
10:45 - 16:45
ACADEMIC (Times on the Park, Level 1)

Academic workshops

The first day of the Academic Track will feature a full-day workshop for PM educators hosted by the PMI Global’s education team which aims to share best practices and brief participants on the PMI’s latest educational resources and GAC accreditation processes. Find below the breakdown for this session:

TIMES PROGRAM
10:45 GAC & PMI Resources for the Academic Community

  • Heather Ramsey – Manager, Academic Programs Department, PMI
  • Cristina Olaru – Academic Programs Specialist, PMI
11:15 Panel Discussion “Establishing Involvement with Industry”

  • Deborah Hein – Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at International Centre for Complex Project Management
  • Ish Rajendram – General Manager PMO, Fujitsu Australia Limited
  • Tayyab Maqsood, Associate Professor, B.Sc. Eng (Civil), M. Eng., PhD – MPMI Director, Centre for Integrated Project Solutions, Program Manager, Postgraduate Programs in Project Management (Online), School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University
12:15 – 13:15 NETWORKING LUNCH
13:15 Best Practices for Project Management Degree Programs – GAC Accreditation Standards

  • LuAnn Piccard – Director of Engineering and Science Project Management Program, University of Alaska Anchorage and GAC Chair
14:00 “Capstone Projects & Working with Student Project Teams” fireside chat with project management academics

  • Brad Carey, PhD – Director, Project management Program, School of Built Environment, Curtin University
  • Louis Taborda, PhD – Lecturer, Project Management Program, University of Sydney
  • LuAnn Piccard – Director of Engineering and Science Project Management Program, University of Alaska Anchorage and GAC Chair
15:00 – 15:15 AFTERNOON TEA
15:15 PLENARY SESSION
16:00 – 17:00 GAC Accreditation Workshop

  • Heather Ramsey – Manager, Academic Programs Department, PMI
  • Leslie Higham – GAC Accreditation Program Specialist

Please see below table for the PDU distribution:

Technical Leadership Strategic Total PDUs
PMP® 1 3 2 6
PgMP® 1 3 2 6
PMI-ACP® 3 2 5
PMI-SP® 3 2 5
PMI-RMP® 3 2 5
PfMP® 3 2 5
PMI-PBA® 3 2 5
PMI Talent Triangle - TEchnical PMI Talent Triangle - Leadership PMI Talent Triangle - Strategic PMI Talent Triangle
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