News from the PMI Santiago Chapter, Power Generation and Mining Projects in Chile


Project Management Update from Santiago

By Jaime Videla

Santiago, Chile

PMI Santiago Chile Chapter

Cono Sur Tour 2015 – Selected papers

After a successful reception process and thoroughly selection, the papers for the Cono Sur Tour 2015 have been selected. They will be key to the development of the Congress of Management and Administration Project this year.

The presentations should address the issue of Research and Innovation, from the perspective of project management.

The evaluation process took into account the correspondence to the theme of the Congress and the purpose clearly established. The relevance and possibility of practical use in the immediate. A topic of current interest to the profession of project management. Learning objectives clearly defined and aligned with the script of the presentation. Clear exposition of the subject; the experience in previous presentations to any chapter or previous Congresses PMI and the experience of the exhibitor.

Those selected are:


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About the Author


pmwj39-Oct2015-Videla-PHOTOJAIME VIDELA

Santiago, Chile



Jaime Videla, PMP, is the Managing Director for Videla Montero Consultores a project management consultant firm based in Santiago, Chile. He is also senior partner of Accufast, a company provides material takeoff estimating services and engineering projects in Chile. Mr. Videla has 20+ years of project management experience leading utilities, mining and industrial projects (totaling US$222 millions) for large multinational companies like Siemens and ABB, or as a consultant for BHP and Anglo American. Jaime is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2007, has formal studies in Civil Engineering from Universidad de Chile. He has professional experience working/training in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Mexico and Perú. Since 2006 has been an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®), assuming the role of director and vice president of communications and publicity of the PMI Santiago Chile Chapter in 2010. His areas of activity today include PMO development; contracting, claim, risk and project management services; project management training and coaching. Author of the e-book “Los 7 pasos para salvar un proyecto (The 7 steps to project recovery)”, he also writes about project management themes on PMOChile blog. In addition, he works as volunteer at Fundación Trascender, an innovative institution that manages a network of volunteer professionals through social projects.

Jaime Videla is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, lives in Santiago and can be contacted at [email protected].

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