Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes



9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium growing as major regional conference in North Texas

5 February 2015 – Richardson, TX, USA – The 9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium will be held during 13-14 August 2015 in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) in Richardson, Texas, USA. The conference theme is “Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes”. The 2015 symposium is again sponsored by the Graduate Program in Project Management at UT Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and the PM World Journal. Visit symposium website.

150130-pmwj31-call-IMAGEThe call for papers has been issued and early registration will begin soon. If you live in north Texas or surrounding states, or want to attend a major regional project management conference in one of the most vibrant local economies in the USA, save the date and plan to attend. Abstracts have been invited for the following topics; actual presentations will depend on the abstracts received:

  • Innovative Program/Project Management
  • How Projects Affect Business
  • Project Management’s Impact on the Bottom Line
  • Team Collaboration and Virtual Teams
  • Aligning Projects with Corporate Strategy
  • Portfolio Management and Governance
  • Multi-cultural and Multi-generational Teams
  • Working and Communicating Effectively with Millenials
  • Entrepreneurial Project Management
  • Business Processes
  • Program/Project Management Offices (PMOs)
  • Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management
  • Solving Project Complexity
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned

The symposium is intended to serve project managers, organizations and industries in the North Texas area, including: Healthcare, Information Systems and Technology, Telecommunications, Public Projects and Programs, New Product Development (including software) and Agile Project Management. Abstracts are due 13 March 2015. Read call for papers here.

The 2 Day Project Management Symposium will be held in the Naveen Jindal School of Management on The UT Dallas campus in Richardson, Texas, USA. The symposium will include plenary sessions with keynote speakers, professional paper presentations by approximately 50 different speakers, panel discussions, lunches and coffee breaks, a networking reception and door prizes.   Participants can receive up to 16 PDUs for attending, while paper presenters can receive even more. If you are a project manager or project management professional living in North Texas, you should plan to attend this world class symposium.

The Project Management Program at The UT Dallas provides application-oriented education for professionals with significant project, program or general management responsibilities. Established in the Executive Education Center in UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, students can earn a Graduate Certificate in Project Management, a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in project management, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with project management emphasis.

The UT Dallas PM program, originally developed in 1997, is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is registered with the PMI Registered Education Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.). For more information, visit project.utdallas.edu.

The PMI Dallas Chapter is a volunteer-based professional association dedicated to supporting the growth and development of project management practitioners, as well as building awareness of the project management discipline and its critical role in business and organization success. With more than 350,000 members in over 200 countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s largest membership association for project management. Founded in 1984 and with over 4,000 members, the PMI Dallas Chapter is one of the world’s largest PMI components. To learn more, visit http://www.pmidallas.org/

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). The PMWJ is a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and news stories about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced by PM World which also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in programme and project management. To read the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to https://www.pmworldjournal.net/. To learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.