Project Management Update from Argentina


By Cecilia Boggi, PMP

International Correspondent

Buenos Aires, Argentina

At this time of the year, PMI Chapters in the region are offering several events comprising the traditional membership meetings and other events of interest to practitioners of project management.

PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter is holding during June a Conference called “Jornadas Cuyanas de Dirección de Proyectos”, in the cities of Mendoza and San Luis, with lectures on good practices of project management by well-known exhibitors like Jorge Gadze and Mauricio Garay, among others. During the Mendoza conference, there will also be a panel discussion related to Project Costs Management, which will be facilitated by Gustavo Albera, Past President of the PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter.

Such events spread and promote the profession in the region to raise awareness of the importance of properly managing projects to achieve results aligned with strategic objectives.

In addition to these important events in Argentina, other PMdays will take place, like the Argentine Conference on Project Management to be held in the city of Córdoba on September 12nd 2014, the PMI Tour Cono Sur Buenos Aires 2014, November 6th, and PMI Tour Cono Sur 2014 Mendoza 2014 on November 7th and 8th.

The Call for Papers for postulating presentations in PMI Tour Cono Sur Buenos Aires 2014 can be found at the website of PMI Buenos Aires Chapter: http://pmi.org.ar/noticiadetalle.php?id_noticia=652 while the Call for Papers to PMI Tour Cono Sur Mendoza 2014 can be downloaded from PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter website: http://pminuevocuyo.org/noticiadetalle.php?key=Yqmm


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About the Author


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

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