Project Management Update from Rio


By Vitor Vargas

International Correspondent

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Project management events that happened recently in Brazil:


  • Day 5 to June 8 VIII Brazilian Congress on Project Management in Goiania
  • Day 12 June 15 VIII Cycle Project Management Serra Gaucha

July – nothing scheduled in Brazil

August Events 

  • Congress of Project Management PMI BA-2013 – 14-16 August
  • VI Conference of Project Management – 26/27 August
  • I Forum Global project management PMI Rio +20 – 22 August
  • First Meeting of project management Sergipe 30 and 31 August In Rio de Janeiro
  • Lecture Changes PMBOK 5th Edition and ISO 21500 – 24 July
  • Global Forum on Project Management  – 19 August 2013

Report from VV Consulting

Recently the VV Consulting made a shutdown of production in the producer of gas ship, one of the biggest in the world; the initial duration was for nine days.  After project analysis and replanning, the duration was lowered to seven days.


To read entire report (click here)

About the Author 

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International Correspondent 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Vitor Vargas, PMP, MBA, MSc* specializes in project management (and planning) and director of VV Consulting projects with expertise in different segments and sizes such as: Designs UN-BC (Business Unit of the Campos Basin) for Petrobras® his projects receiving three awards, management the PMO in FPTI – Itaipu (the world’s largest hydroelectric) Proyecto de Bayovar-Peru (development of a field of extraction of phosphate), projects of B2B (Business to Business) on one of the largest e-commerce world, coordination of planning in FPSO (unit production and stockpiling of oil in the Basin Campos). He is Certified PMP ® – Project Management Professional – With an MBA in Project Management from Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF ® and Management by IBEC / INPG (Brazilian Institute of Engineering and Cost) and Mastering in Economics. Vitor participated as a founder of Branch PMI-Rio Campos Basin. He has worked in Information Technology since 1996 and since then has developed and participated in the creation of various projects. In 2003 he started to participate in projects in engineering (Petrobras® and Transpetro ®). Active member of the community GP, writing many articles and giving lectures (currently writing a book), professor of MBA IBEC / INPG, UCB, Uniamérica, UDC, CNEC, Unifoa, coordinator of MBA`s project management in the IBEC / INPG . He is also an international correspondent for PM World in Brazil.  Website: www.vvconsulting.com.br; E-mail: [email protected]