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Integrating Design Thinking on Your Project

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PMI Baltimore Chapter – Virtual Site Meeting

Title: Integrating Design Thinking on Your Projects

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

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PDUs: This educational event qualifies for 1.00 Technical PDU

Presenter: Bruce Gay, PMP

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6:30pm - 7:30pm: Presentation

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Abstract: In today’s business environment, project managers need new tools and models to operate in a more flexible, discovery-driven world. Design Thinking has emerged as a successful methodology that organizations use to approach problem-solving and delivery of innovative solutions that delight their customers. In this interactive presentation, you will learn the benefits of incorporating Design Thinking methodologies on projects for increased customer alignment and business impact.

This presentation explores the intersection between Design Thinking and Project Management and will provide participants with a high-level overview of Design Thinking methods and tools. The presenter will use case studies to show how to successfully integrate design methods into projects with lessons learned and unique outcomes. At the conclusion of the presentation, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply Design Thinking techniques for improving benefits realization and project success
  • Describe the benefits of incorporating design methodologies on projects for increased customer alignment and business impact
  • Illustrate multiple design-thinking tools that could benefit current or future projects
  • Gain hands-on experience that being visual is an important part design

Presenter: Bruce Gay, PMP: Bruce, is a Senior Program Manager at UPMC Enterprise, the commercialization arm of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. For the past 15 years, he has managed teams that incorporated UX Design and Design Thinking methodologies into their product development processes. Bruce has presented at both regional and international conferences such as PMI® Global Conferences in Chicago, Los Angeles and Philadelphia and PMI® EMEA Congresses in Dublin, Ireland. Bruce has been a certified project management professional (PMP)® since 2005. Bruce is also an active volunteer for the PMI Pittsburgh Chapter where he manages corporate sponsorships. 

Event Properties

Event Date 10-20-2020 6:30 pm
Event End Date 10-20-2020 7:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-22-2020
Cut Off Date 10-20-2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price $5 Member Price; $10 Non-Member Price
No. of Technical PDUs 1.0
Location (Click link for address) Virtual Meetings
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