Topic: Competitive Analysis & Advantage
Series: Pizza, Pints, & PDUs
When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Location: Hardin Valley Casual Pint
10677 Hardin Valley Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
PDUs: 1.00 Strategic & Business Management
Join your fellow project managers for the first roundtable meeting in our new series “Pizza, Pints, & PDUs!” This series will run periodically through 2019, with each meeting focusing on a different piece of PMI’s Talent Triangle. We will open with some general information on the evening’s topic, then disperse to discuss in small groups with guided prompts, and finally come back together as a whole to discuss any new thoughts, ideas, or lessons learned that stood out in the discussions.
The meeting will take place in the back-meeting room of Hardin Valley’s Casual Pint and seating is limited. Pizza and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided and craft beers will be available for purchase at the bar. The first hour will be reserved for eating and networking. The remaining time will be allotted for discussions.
Topic: Nuclear Skid Project - Lessons Learned
Speaker: Mathew Merten, PE, PMP
When: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Location: Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
PDUs: 0.50 Leadership , 0.25 Strategic & Business Management, 0.25 Technical (PMP, PgMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP)
The ACAS project was a compressor skid fully built and tested and delivered to Watts Bar Nuclear 1&2. There are not many projects such as this in the nuclear industry anymore, so it is a good snapshot of the ability to run projects. To say the project was a challenge is an understatement. This talk will be a tale of woe, scope change after scope change, and virtually all stakeholders being highly frustrated at the end. This will be its story.
Mat has been an Engineer essentially since birth (taking apart the VCR and televisions when Dad wasn’t around, to keeping in-depth records of epic Mario Kart battles). He went to college in Texas and after was a Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer for about eight years finishing as a Lieutenant. Since separating he’s had various engineering roles in the Knoxville and Oak Ridge area. He has an PE license (Control Systems) and recently got his PMP. He’s a halfway decent fiddle player and plays in the community orchestra (although he sits in the back).
The course is targeted to those interested in PMP® or CAPM certification. It provides a comprehensive review of the nine Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) areas covered in the PMP® certification exam and provides a highly interactive, experiential learning environment.
Payment in full is due at time of registration; no onsite registration/payment!
*ETPMI reserves the right to cancel the class for low enrollment or unforeseen events. In this event full refunds will be given.
Transferrable Enrollment Policy: Course enrollment may be transferred to another student for the same course only.
Attendance Policy: No absences allowed to earn the 35 contact hours required for testing.
Confidentiality Policy: No photographs/videotapes/audio taping are allowed in the classroom. All materials are proprietary and may not be replicated without prior written consent. Any such activity constitutes a violation of copyright laws and the PMI Code of Ethics and will be reported to PMI.
Save the date! We will have more information coming.