9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium scheduled for 13-14 August 2015



Theme of 2015 conference: ‘Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes

28 December 2014 – Richardson, TX, USA – The 9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium will again be held at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) in the Naveen Jindal School of Management in Richardson, Texas, USA in 2015. The conference will be held during 13-14 August 2015 with the theme “Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes”. The two-day symposium is sponsored by the Graduate Program in Project Management at UT Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and the PM World Journal.

141218-pmwj30-first-call-IMAGE1The first Call for Papers has been issued, with abstracts invited for paper presentations at the symposium addressing topics related to major issues facing project managers and project teams today. While abstracts on any topics related to project management are welcome, of greatest interest will be those on new ideas, concepts and experiences. See the Call for Papers here.

Topics and presentations will be aimed at industries and areas of interest relevant to project managers in the North Texas area, including: Healthcare, Information Systems and Technology, Telecommunications, Public Projects and Programs, New Product Development and Agile Project Management. To visit the symposium website, click here.

The Project Management Program at The UT Dallas provides application-oriented education for professionals with significant project, program or general management responsibilities. Established in the Executive Education Center in UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, students can earn a Graduate Certificate in Project Management, a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in project management, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with project management emphasis.

The UT Dallas PM program, originally developed in 1997, is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is registered with the PMI Registered Education Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.). For more information, visit project.utdallas.edu.

The PMI Dallas Chapter is a volunteer-based professional association dedicated to supporting the growth and development of project management practitioners, as well as building awareness of the project management discipline and its critical role in business and organization success. With more than 350,000 members in over 200 countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s largest membership association for project management. Founded in 1984 and with over 4,000 members, the PMI Dallas Chapter is one of the world’s largest PMI components. To learn more, visit http://www.pmidallas.org/

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). The PMWJ is a monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and news stories about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced by PM World which also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in programme and project management. To read the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to https://www.pmworldjournal.net/. To learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.