Project Management update from Argentina


By Cecilia Boggi, PMP

International Correspondent

Buenos Aires, Argentina

As usual, November has been a month of many activities for the Project Management of the region as it took place the PMI Tour Cono Sur. It consists of a series of Project Management related congresses that were organized by the PMI chapters of Latin American South region: Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.

In the case of Argentina the congress took place in different cities Mendoza, Buenos Aires and Rosario.

The Congress organized by the PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter in Mendoza City was on 8th and 9th of November, at the National University of Cuyo, with over 200 attendees and excellent level of speakers. Some of the topics covered in this congress included: Project Team Coaching, Agile Project challenges and lessons learned, Stakeholder Management, control boards for projects and programs, strategic thinking for decision making, etc.

What’s interesting about this event is that it includes an outdoor activity for the day after the conference. This year was a visit to O. Fournier winery (pictured at right), with a team-building activity called “Winemakers for a Day”, which consisted of developing a wine following specifications by the winery winemakers.

The Congress “Tour Cono Sur Buenos Aires,” held on Wednesday, November 13th at the Marriott Plaza Hotel with an audience that exceeded 440 participants…


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About the Author

flag-argentinaCecilia BoggiCECILIA BOGGI 

International Correspondent 

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Cecilia Boggi, PMP is founder and Executive Director of activePMO, giving consulting services and training in Project Management and Leadership skills in Argentina and Latin America.

After graduating with a degree in Computer Science Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, she has managed software development projects and PMO implementation projects for more than 20 years both in the government and private sector. Cecilia also has graduated from an Executive Program in Business Management at Universidad del CEMA. She holds the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential since 2003, is certified as SDI Facilitator from Personal Strengths© and is alumni of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2012.  Ms. Boggi is Past President of the PMI Buenos Aires Argentina Chapter, and is a founding member of the PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter and PMI Santa Cruz Bolivia Chapter. She has been designated by PMI in the role of Mentor of Region 13, Latin America South, for the years 2014-2016.  Cecilia has participated in the development of PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition, leading the Chapter 9, Human Resource Management, content team and she is professor of Project Management in some Universities and Institutes in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia.

She can be contacted at [email protected]  and www.activepmo.com.ar