Chapter Meeting: Using Agile Techniques to Manage Project Risks

15 Nov 2016 - 6:00pm
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Spellman Hall, Iona College

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)

Using Agile Techniques to Manage Project Risks

Organizations adopting project management principles face challenges using the traditional approach for projects that are dealing with situations such aggressive timelines, emerging needs, massive global initiatives, and multiple vendors. This presentation explores various agile techniques that can be used to manage project risks and achieve business results in these situations.

Anita Dhir

Anita Dhir is a system thinker who emphasizes the importance of gaining knowledge and building relationships to achieve success. She has over 20 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies managing strategic quality and project management initiatives. Anita is a Project Management Institute (PMI)-certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). She has successfully planned and implemented project office, training, outsourcing, and process improvement strategies for organizations to achieve SEI’s CMM, Levels 2 and 3.
As Medhira’s lead consultant and learning solutions provider, Anita focuses on providing project management and operational best practices solutions for her clients based in USA, Europe, India, and Mauritius. Anita has conducted over 500 plus workshops across the globe and shared her expertise with over 4000 students.
Anita has published the several CAPM®/PMP® Exam Prep Kits to assist candidates in their quest for PMI certification.
Anita has served on various PMI Chapter Boards between 1998 and 2008 (including PMI Westchester). She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU and has degrees in Computer Engineering and Physics. Anita can be reached at


Member $20
Non-Member $30

Location (Address): 

(Please park in the college's parking garage)

Spellman Hall
Iona College
715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801

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