Project Management Update from Buenos Aires


June in Argentina; IX Jornadas Cuyanas of Project Management; PMI Argentina Chapters Seminars and Workshops

By Cecilia Boggi, PMP

International Correspondent

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Activities related to project management have had a strong momentum during June in Argentina.

On June 16th, PMI Buenos Aires Chapter offered the workshop about conflict management, called “Leader in the heat of conflict”, facilitated by the recognized professional Agnieszka Gasperini, former president of the PMI Poland Chapter and current PMI Mentor of Central Europe Region, in her visit to Buenos Aires.

Akselrad Fabian, President of PMIBA, opened the meeting with a brief introduction and Chapter PMI Buenos Aires and presented to the exhibitor Agnieszka Gasperini.

After an introduction and definition on the topic Conflict, Agnieszka proposed holding some group activities and attendees were very interested in being able to manage conflicts more efficiently.

By the side of PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter, the Project Management Conferences called “IX Jornadas Cuyanas of Project Management”, were carried out during June, organized by the four Branches of the Chapter.

The first of the conferences was held in the city of Mendoza on June 2nd. As every year, this event was held at the Faculty of Engineering of the National University of Cuyo in Mendoza City, and he counted with the participation of prominent referents of project management at national and regional level, and the attendance of over 100 participants, including professionals linked to the specialty and students.

I had the pleasure of welcoming to this important event for the region, organized by Chapter Nuevo Cuyo, in my rol as PMI Mentor of the Region Southern Latin America. Subsequently lead to the participation of Eng. Patricio González Viescas who presented his experience on “Corporate Purchases for Projects,” followed by Lic. Alfredo Diez, specialist in management skills and development of potential skills, who spoke on the subject of his book “Never give up, be the protagonist” and finally exposed Ing. Alberto Tristan Armaretti of Petrobras Argentina SA, who spoke on “Experiences in development of unconventional project.”


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About the Author


International Correspondent
Buenos Aires, Argentina


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 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

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