Project Management Update from Rio


By Vitor Vargas

International Correspondent

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

PMI Bahia participates in LIM Latin America

PMI Board of Directors Bahia and PMI Directors Brazil participates in one of the largest events for leaders in Latin America, organized by the Global PMI.

Conducted in beautiful city – Rio de Janeiro, at the convention center at the Sofitel Copacabana, between 28 and 30 March 2014, with over 170 participants this event was marked by the quality of presentations, workshops, the chance of networking and an improvement in relations between the chapters.

On the first day, integration meetings between the participants of the boards of 13 chapters of the Latin American region were performed. Due to the large number of representatives in Brazil, the interests are common, with currently 15 accredited states, the meeting between Brazilian chapters is done separately. Representatives of chapters from other nations also happen on the same date.

The other two days occur lectures and workshops aimed at developing the skills of project management, dissemination and spread of their culture, their initiatives globally, as well as the dissemination of resources, support the Global PMI and PMI Brazil to provide the chapters and the general public.


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About the Author 

vitor-vargasVitor Vargas flag-brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Vitor Vargas, PMP, MBA, MSc* specializes in project management (and planning) and director of VV Consulting projects with expertise in different segments and sizes such as: Designs UN-BC (Business Unit of the Campos Basin) for Petrobras® his projects receiving three awards, management the PMO in FPTI – Itaipu (the world’s largest hydroelectric) Proyecto de Bayovar-Peru (development of a field of extraction of phosphate), projects of B2B (Business to Business) on one of the largest e-commerce world, coordination of planning in FPSO (unit production and stockpiling of oil in the Basin Campos). He is Certified PMP ® – Project Management Professional – With an MBA in Project Management from Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF ® and Management by IBEC / INPG (Brazilian Institute of Engineering and Cost) and Mastering in Economics. Vitor participated as a founder of Branch PMI-Rio Campos Basin. He has worked in Information Technology since 1996 and since then has developed and participated in the creation of various projects. In 2003 he started to participate in projects in engineering (Petrobras® and Transpetro ®). Active member of the community GP, writing many articles and giving lectures (currently writing a book), professor of MBA IBEC / INPG, UCB, Uniamérica, UDC, CNEC, Unifoa, coordinator of MBA`s project management in the IBEC / INPG . He is also an international correspondent for PM World in Brazil.  Website: www.vvconsulting.com.br; E-mail: [email protected]

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