The New Jersey chapter of the Project Management Institute, in conjunction with Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology, will hold a two-day event next month on Sustainable Project Management, focusing on how businesses must adapt to changing conditions.
The virtual event begins on Sept. 12 with a seminar running from noon to 4:00 p.m. On Sept. 13, the program will be a symposium beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing to 4:30 p.m.
Andy Kaufman, an expert on business leadership and project management and host of the People and Projects Podcast, will deliver a keynote address on “Future-Prepping Your Career: How to Thrive Now and In the Years to Come.” Kaufman will also host the seminar on Managing Up (Without Sucking Up) and creating a productive relationship with your boss. The session will also cover, how to recognize the key traits of leadership to develop an executive presence in front of customers, managers and peers.
Other presenters include:
• Writer/producer André Bormanis, who has worked on shows including Star Trek, Cos and The Orville, will discuss the challenges in running a successful network television series and how the environment has changed over the years.
• Motivational speaker Roger Wolkoff will examine how emotional intelligence can help leaders motivate staff with the prevalence of remote work, the hybrid office and blurred home/work boundaries.
In addition, breakout topics will offer programs on hard and soft skills, processes and tools, and case studies.
More information on the schedule and pricing is available at https://www.pminj.org/sym2021.
PMINJ is a nonprofit professional organization of over 4,500 members, promoting project management and business excellence.