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Regis PMI South Roundtable (Virtual) Business Acumen Skills for Project Success

Business Acumen

Synopsis of Presentation.  Patricia McDonald will share how PMs can improve project outcomes by gaining Business Acumen skills.  This presentation will focus on the experience, knowledge and skills to gain financial literacy, understand organizational culture and build stakeholder awareness.  

Learning Objective. Attendees will:

  • Learn Why business acumen matters
  • Discuss the importance of project compliance and how to achieve success
  • Examine current business trends that will impact the role of the project manager in the future

Speaker:  Patricia McDonald, MBA/PMP, Lecturer; University of Colorado Lockheed Martin Engineering Management Program, College of Engineering and Applied Science

About the Speaker.   Patricia McDonald has performed various business roles in Federal Government, Aerospace, Banking, Information Technology and Telecommunications industry.  She has managed multimillion dollar projects in these industries.  Patricia was responsible for resources and budgets on US and Global projects including Europe, Asia, and the Americas.  She developed project management processes, participated on IBM Management Certification Boards, performed project quality reviews, and presented key project management concepts at IBM conferences.

Professional Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Stanford Certified Project Manager – Advanced Project Management, IBM Certified Executive Project Manager, Help Desk Institute Manager Certification, ITIL IT Service Management Foundation Certification, and Master’s Certificate in Project Management - George Washington University.

Patricia holds a Bachelor of Science in Business-Accounting and a Master of Business Administration.

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Type of category: Webinar

Type of activity: Strategic Business Management skills

Date: April 27th, 2022

Hour: 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Number of PDUs: 1.5


Members: Free

Non members: Free