Chapter Meeting - September 2013

10 Sep 2013 - 6:00pm

6:00 | Registration, Networking & Dinner
6:45 | Announcements, Introduction of Program
7:00 | Guest Speaker or Internal Program (1 PDU)
8:00 | Participants network and/or participate in SIGs
8:15 | PMO SIG, Quality SIG programs (1 PDU)

Winning Risk Management Strategies in Program and Project Management: Lessons Le

With the recent rise in unsettling events and disruptions due to weakening global economies and markets and increasing political turmoil affecting multinational company investments and operations, what actions should be taken? Key questions that these events raise are: Could we have better predicted these events and taken the corrective actions to minimize their impact sooner rather than later? Could we have anticipated these events and set up appropriate risk assessment and mitigation strategies with appropriate contingency plans?

According to many experts, a strong risk management and mitigation process, combined with solid program and project management practices, can decrease problems on a project by 80 to 90%. The combination of a good risk management process and plan with best practice project management processes and disciplines is critical in reducing uncertainty, anticipating disruptions, minimizing threats, developing contingency and continuity plans and taking advantage of the right opportunities.

Dr. Gad J. Selig, PMP, COP

Dr. Gad J. Selig, PMP, COP, Founder and Managing Partner, GPS Group, Inc. and Associate Dean, Business Development & Director, Technology Management Degree Programs, University of Bridgeport

Dr. Selig is the Associate Dean for Business Development and Director of the Technology Management Graduate Degree Programs in the Graduate Studies and Research Division and the School of Engineering at the University of Bridgeport. He earned degrees from City, Columbia, and Pace Universities in Economics, Engineering, and Business. He has authored five books and over 70 articles, chapters in books, conference proceedings and presentations. He is a dynamic and popular speaker in demand at industry conferences and corporate events in the U.S. and abroad.

Dr. Selig's diversified experiences include: marketing, sales, planning, operations, business development, mergers and acquisitions, general management (with full P & L responsibility), systems/network integration, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, MIS/CIO, electronic commerce, product development, project management, business process transformation, governance and entrepreneurship.


Academy Leadership
Strategic Project Leadership


$20 for Westchester Chapter Members
$25 Non-Westchester Chapter Members.

Location (Address): 

The Royal Palace
77 Knollwood Rd
Greenburgh, NY
(in Greenburgh Shopping Plaza, next to Cinema 100.)
Phone: (914) 289-1988

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