PMI Santiago Chile Chapter, Cono Sur Tour 2015 Call for Papers and SunEdison’s Solar Plant Project



Project Management Update from Chile

By Jaime Videla

Santiago, Chile


PMI Santiago Chile Chapter

Project Management Course

Objective: Train participants in the fundamentals of project management and in the main processes, tools and techniques that are required to achieve the objectives and goals of Project Management. Upon the completion of the course, the students will acquire the basic concepts of project management and have the basic tools to define, document, and manage projects.


Target audience: People with no or little experience in project management, wishing to develop their skills, competencies and professional skills in this discipline and students in need of advanced training in project management who want to become professionals in the discipline.

Start Date: August 7

End Date: August 29

Program Duration: 24 hours spread over 6 sessions of 4 hours each time Friday 14:30 to 18:45 and Saturday from 9:00 to 13:15 hours. Value UF22 exempt from VAT.

For more information, please contact Susana Moreno at [email protected] or at phone +56 2 24814060

Cono Sur Tour 2015 – Call for papers

The deadline was extended to apply to call for papers until July 19th

PMI members or certified PMI professionals or other PMI credential holders, and any person related to Project Management who wants to participate actively in this initiative.

Santiago: November 11th; Antofagasta: November 13th


To read entire report, click here


About the Author

pmwj37-Aug2015-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].

To view other works by Jaime Videla, visit his author showcase in the PM World Library at http://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/jaime-videla-pmp/