February 2018 Report from Spain

The PMI Madrid Chapter is still growing and is now launching a Chapter Branch in Asturias (Cantabria)


By Alfonso Bucero

International Correspondent & Editorial Advisor

Madrid, Spain



The PMI Madrid Chapter never stops. They never end promoting the profession, they have been working very hard more than two years to achieve a new Branch launching in the North of Spain, in Cantabria.

On February 1st, 2018 the first PMI Asturias Branch event will happen in Gijon (Asturias). PMI (Project Management Institute) is the biggest Project Management worldwide organization with Headquarters offices in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania – USA) and it is counting more than 430.000 members in 207 countries and more than 800.000 PMP® (Project Management Professional) certified. Through that PMI Branch in Asturias they want to offer closer and closer volunteer services to add Project management value to local firms and foster project management best practices among them.

At this first event we will count on the following keynote speakers:

  • Mr. Fernando Milla
  • Mr. Zaqueo Azcona
  • Mr. José Moro.

The event agenda is as follows:

  • 18:15 a 18:30 Welcome and reception
  • 18:30 a 18:45 Introdución of PMI Asturias
  • 18:45 a 19:15 Innovating projects in a uncertain environment by Mr. Milla
  • 19:15 a 19:45 Interim Management, a PM opportunity by Mr. Azcona
  • 19:45 a 20:15 Binomium Project – Contract Management by Mr. Moro

Mr. Moro, will do a brief introduction about PMI Asturias Branch and the scheduled activities for 2018. Mr. Milla will talk about how to use new tools and methodologies to manage Project uncertainty in innovation projects, where business hypothesis can be validated in a faster way, more agile and with lowest possible investment. Mr. Azcona will talk about the opportunities that Interim Management can offer to Project Managers, because those profiles are the most demanded to execute Interim Management at the current organizations.


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About the Author

Alfonso Bucero

Contributing Editor
International Correspondent – Spain



Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP, PMI Fellow, is an International Correspondent and Contributing Editor for the PM World Journal in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Bucero is also founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting.  Alfonso was the founder, sponsor and president of the PMI Barcelona Chapter until April 2005, and belongs to PMI’s LIAG (Leadership Institute Advisory Group).  He was the past President of the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter, and now nominated as a PMI EMEA Region 8 Component Mentor. Alfonso has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica in Madrid and is studying for his Ph.D. in Project Management. He has 29 years of practical experience and is actively engaged in advancing the PM profession in Spain and throughout Europe. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award on October 9th, 2010 and the PMI Fellow Award on October 22nd 2011.  Mr. Bucero can be contacted at [email protected].

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