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Cooperation, Competition, and Productivity: Managing Motivations to Achieve Maximum Efficiency

June 12, 2018
5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College
13805 58th Street North, Room 324
Clearwater, FL 33760
http://www.spcollege.edu/epicenter
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Topic: Cooperation, Competition, and Productivity

John will explore theories of Group Dynamics and how they apply in an Agile philosophy, and examine why highly cooperative groups fail, why competitiveness or conflict should be embraced and how project leaders should manage differing motives. 

Presenter:

 

 

   John Mandujano, PMP, CSM, CPHIMS

 

 

Cooperation, Competition and Productivity: Managing Motivations to Achieve Maximum Efficiency  

After an in-depth case study entitled “The Silent Cheer,” we will explore theories of Group Dynamics and how they apply in an Agile philosophy.  This presentation will also examine why highly cooperative groups fail, why competitiveness or conflict should be embraced and how project leaders should manage differing motives. 

Who will benefit from this presentation?

  • Project Managers, Scrum Masters and PMOs

  • Professionals who lead or participate in scrum teams

  • Those who want to guide cooperative and competitive instincts to drive productivity

 

What are the key take-aways?

  • Recognizing constraints and influences on small group decision making

  • How to manage tension

  • And more...


About John Mandujano:

John is a Project Manager at Evoke Research and Consulting LLC.  He has lead technology projects at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the State of South Carolina and Duke Energy.  He is currently a Business Process Engineer and Project Manager at the Office of Business Process Integration at the Department of Veterans Affairs.  

At Boston College, he majored in speech communication, specializing in Group Dynamics.  He was named Top Freshman Debater and was New England Novice Debate Champion.  He took third place in the Leonard Persuasive Speaking Contest.  He was an alternate on the United States International Discussion and Debate Team.  He has given guest lectures on debate, argumentation theory and public speaking at Boston College and Georgetown University.  He was a Distinguished Toastmaster and spoke at two Toastmaster International conventions.

He is a published author contributing regularly to Vocal Media and he contributed a chapter to “The Handbook of Continuing Professional Development for the Health IT Professional” published by HIMSS. He was a guest DJ at WMNF and he performs regularly at Open Mic Nights at Steep Station in St. Petersburg.

 

Continuing Certification Requirements:

Technical project management: Knowledge, skills and behaviors related to specific domains of Project, Program and Portfolio Management.

Leadership: Knowledge, skills and behaviors specific to leadership-oriented, cross-cutting activities that help an organization achieve its business goals.

Strategic and business management: Knowledge of and expertise in the industry or organization that enhances performance and better delivers business outcomes.

           

This session will provide you 1.0 PDU towards Leadership.

Agenda:

5:45-6:15 PM Registration, networking/socializing, refreshments
6:15-6:30 PM Business meeting/announcements 
6:30-7:45 PM Presentation 
7:45-8:00 PM Meeting close / final thoughts

Dress:

Dress is business casual.

Guests:

Guests are welcome at any meeting. You need not be a member of PMI to attend our monthly meetings. However, please be sure to register in advance.

Sponsor:

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Tickets

$15.00 PMI Florida Suncoast Chapter Member – Meeting and Refreshments

$25.00 Guest / Non-Member – Meeting and Refreshments