Project Management Report from Belo Horizonte


By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto

International Correspondent

Minas Gerais, Brazil

March PM Events

March was an interesting month for Project Management professionals.

PMI – Minas Gerais, based at Belo Horizonte, promoted its first 2014 webinar: Risks Management – Key Aspects by Mr. José Fernando Pereira Junior, PMP, RMP, IPMA-D. Mr. Pereira Junior presented risk concepts, the PMBOK® Risk Management Processes and explained a lot of actual situations and real samples.

Otherwise, PMI – Minas Gerais organized its second 2014 Monthly Technical Event. Mrs. Fabiana Bigão, MsC, PMP presented an interesting lecture about Using Project Model Canvas in Project Planning Practice. Mrs. Bigão, explained about the Project Model Canvas, a way created by Mr. José Finocchio Jr., in order to conceive projects in a simple way, to be used by low maturity organizations.  Mrs. Bigão concluded her lecture presenting Project Canvas Model real application. In order to know more, please visit www.pmimg.org, www.pmcanvas.com.br and www.pmstory,com.br, all of them only in Portuguese.

On March 24th  was held in São Paulo, the PMO Master Day. This event, coordinated by Mr. Américo Pinto, MBA, PMP who is completing his PhD at Skema University in Lille, France. Mr. Pinto is also a Project Management book author. 


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About the Author

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Minas Gerais, Brazil

Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto, MSc, Mech. Engineer and PMP is Fundação Dom Cabral Invited Professor and also Consultant. He is a seasoned professional with over 39 years of experience in Project Management, Process Management and Strategy. Manuel has managed or participated in more than a hundred projects across different fields including Steel, Mining, IT, Telecom, Food Processing, Government and Construction to mention a few. He worked also in projects of PMO (Project Management Office) and Methodology of Project Management. He has also strong skills in Leading People and Finance. He served as Minas Gerais State Undersecretary for Planning and Budget, from 2007 to 2008. Manuel can be contacted at [email protected]

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