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PMI SWOC Member Orientation - June 19

June 19, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Joe Kool's - Basement
595 Richmond Street
London, ON

Welcome to Project Management Institute

South Western Ontario Chapter

You are cordially invited to join PMI-SWOC Orientation Meeting on Monday, June 19, 2017.  The objectives of our orientation meeting is to provide you an opportunity to meet with the other members, volunteer leadership and commitee members.  As you explore the opportunities to help you achieve your goals and meet people who can help make your goals happen. 

Door will be open around 5:30pm.  Dinner can be purchased with 10% discount.  No pre-order is required.

Please register early. Space is limited to maximum 60 attendees!  Must be logged in to in order to register.

1 PDU earned by attending.


  • 6:00 - Registration
  • 6:30 - Membership Orientation
    • Welcome & Introduction
    • Strategic Thinking - Getting the most Value out of your Membership
    • The Business of PMI, Region 3 and South Western Ontario Chapter (SWOC)
  • 8:00 - Adjourn
Topic: Agile Estimating

Estimating for any project by means of plan driven or agile is critical to success. This session will give an introduction to agile estimating from the product owner and the teams perspective.   
Dr. McKenna is a professional program, project and agile development consultant and professor, specializing in software, infrastructure, human resources and process and improvement projects.
He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Science degree in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin and a Doctorate in Project Management from RMIT in Australia. Dr. McKenna has published a number of academic papers, and has presented his works as well as lectured at universities around the world including the United States, Canada, France, Finland and Poland.

He currently teaches business in the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business at Fanshawe College in London Ontario, Canada and on-line graduate level courses with the University of Wisconsin.

With over 25 years of program, project and agile development experience, Dr. McKenna has worked for a number of corporations within Canada and the United States.

Dr. McKenna worked for such firms as Thoughtcorp, Research in Motion (RIM), OpenText, Expertech, Bell Canada and Bell West to name but a few. He brings to his classes a strong academic, research and practical project management background.


$0.00 PMI SWOC Member Orientation - June 19

$0.00 Invited guests