Project Management Report from Belo Horizonte


By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto

International Correspondent

Minas Gerais, Brazil

PM April Events

Otherwise, PMI – Minas Gerais, organized its third 2014 Monthly Technical Event. Mr. Moisés Luna, PMP presented a lecture about Decision Taking as an Essential Competence to Project Managers. Mr. Luna explored the human side of decisions against quantitative methods. His intention was achieved when he explained the intuition and reason mechanisms using as background created by Kahneman and Klein and Heath and Heath, proposing a balance between reason and emotions in order to take important decisions in life and in projects.

Otherwise the same PMI – Minas Gerais, based at Belo Horizonte, promoted its second 2014 webinar: Research, Development and Innovation Project Management Best Practices, by Mr. Mário Henrique Trentim, MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, PRINCE2, MCT. Mr. Trentim presented the challenges concerning PD&I, projects, its uncertainties, complexity and changes. Mr. Trentim using real cases described all the steps that must be followed since the Project Proposal to its closure, passing by feasibility analysis, inictiation, planning, execution and control and monitoring.

On April 9 and 10, was held in Brasília, the PMO International Summit, promoted by Banco Central do Brasil (Brazil Central Bank). During these 2 days a lot of themes were described and discussed including the British Model for Program Management by Mr. Patrick Mayfield, The Good Management Relevance by Darci Prado, PhD, a discussion about the PMO future by Paul Dinsmore, Darci Prado and Alonso Soler and the cases from Embraer, Espirito Santo State, Philippines Central Bank and Canada Central Bank. To presentations and more information please mail to [email protected] 


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About the Author

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Minas Gerais, Brazil

Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto, MSc, Mech. Engineer and PMP is Fundação Dom Cabral Invited Professor and also Consultant. He is a seasoned professional with over 39 years of experience in Project Management, Process Management and Strategy. Manuel has managed or participated in more than a hundred projects across different fields including Steel, Mining, IT, Telecom, Food Processing, Government and Construction to mention a few. He worked also in projects of PMO (Project Management Office) and Methodology of Project Management. He has also strong skills in Leading People and Finance. He served as Minas Gerais State Undersecretary for Planning and Budget, from 2007 to 2008. Manuel can be contacted at [email protected].

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