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Morgan State University Lunch Meeting: "What Took Me 30 Years to Learn About Project Management"

PMI Baltimore Site - Morgan State University Lunch Meeting

Topic: "What Took Me 30 Years to Learn About Project Management"

Presenter: Don Hoffmann, PMI Baltimore – Professional Development Day - Panelist

This educational event qualifies for 1.00 PDU within the PMI Talent Triangle - Leadership


Since starting his career at RCA Government Communication Systems (Camden NJ) as a Mechanical Engineer on SATCOM programs in 1983, Don Hoffmann has been interested in the how well teams function on projects. His thinking evolved through experiencing different corporate cultures through the Outsourcing of the 1990’s and the Perry Initiative and through mergers and acquisitions: RCA -> GE Aerospace -> Martin Marietta ->Lockheed Martin (LM).  With 12 years in Engineering Design and 17 years in Operations Engineering and Production Management at 4 locations of various sizes, a diversity of organizations: union and non-union, hardware focused and software focused, matrixed and distributed; unique perspectives have emerged.

After leaving LM in 2012, Don supplemented his ample LM Leadership training and Blackbelt engagement in over 100 continuous improvement events, with the PMP Certification. He has since applied that knowledge as Director of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Digital Signal Corporation, and currently at Closet America. In addition to driving performance excellence, Don has focused on team health and employee growth, in particular growing leaders (LDP programs) . . . and looking to turn difficult challenges into growth opportunities.



Don has been presenting "What Took Me 30 Years to Learn About Project Management" at Baltimore Chapter Site meetings over recent years.  He looks back at his experiences through the lens of project management . . . as a project team member, project leader, functional manager, leader of project leaders and portfolio manager. With that perspective, he proposes a myriad of PM Takeaways in the areas of . . . Trust Models . . . Risk Burn-down approaches. . . Lean Start-ups . . . Organizational Mojo . . . and more.

This educational event qualifies for 1.00 PDU within the PMI Talent Triangle - Strategic and Business Management

Meeting Location

Morgan State University

Morgan Business Center, Room 105

4200 Hillen Road

Baltimore, MD 21218



Wednesday, January 22, 2020
11:30 AM - Check-in, networking, and lunch
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Presentation and Feedback. 

Event Properties

Event Date 01-22-2020 11:30 am
Event End Date 01-22-2020 1:00 am
Registration Start Date 11-26-2019 12:00 pm
Cut Off Date 01-22-2020 9:00 am
Individual Price $14 Member Price; $17 Non-Member Price
Location (Click link for address) morgan state university- School of Business
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