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July Chapter Meeting

 

July 13, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Topic:

10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment

Summary:

How does your organization assess proposals for new projects? Is there a well-defined scoring and prioritization process — based on alignment with the business’ strategic objectives and other factors — to quickly and easily identify the objective value of each proposal (including how important it is relative to other initiatives)? If the answer is “no,” keep reading. If the answer is “yes,” you are still likely to find practical information and examples in this talk to adapt and adopt to improve the process at your organization.

The talk draws on the speaker’s first-hand experience, with his guidance supported by related standards, best practices, and recommendations from the Project Management Institute, IEEE, MIT, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and others.

How you will benefit (key learning objectives):

This talk will help you develop and enhance the contributions you make to your organization by being able to:

  • Understand the benefits of scoring and prioritizing project proposals based on strategic alignment and other factors.
  • Identify selection and prioritization criteria appropriate for your unique organization, leveraging the flexible framework and some or all of the 10 factors presented during the talk.
  • Put the practical, actionable information presented to use. During the session, we will run an example project proposal through the process, step-by-step. And you will receive a summary “cheat sheet” digital download that you can reference as a guide to help implement or improve this process at your organization.

 

Meet Our Speaker:

Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO, ITIL, LSSGB is an agile project management practitioner, consultant, award-winning author, and international speaker. Content from his books, speaking engagements, and more has been featured and used by media outlets, publications, businesses, governments, and universities including Yahoo Finance, Computer Weekly, Innovation Project Management, MobileAppDaily, Microsoft, Gartner, Oracle, Cisco, Ford, Qantas, Atlassian, Bayer, the National Academy of Sciences, the United States Department of Energy, the New Zealand Ministry of Education, Tufts University, Texas A&M University, Virginia Tech, and others. Thinkers360 named Scott a global top thought leader and influencer in three domains: Agile, Digital Transformation, and GovTech. Additional information is available at https://bit.ly/bio-smg.

Agenda:

6:00pm - Virtual Meeting Opens
6:15-6:30pm - Welcome and Announcements
6:30-7:45pm - Presentation 
8:00pm - Virtual Meeting Ends

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.

Location:

Virtual (login information to be provided to all registrants prior to the event)

PDU Information:

This session will provide you 1.5 PDUs towards Strategic and Business Management.

More Information on 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.

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Tickets

$10.00 Member Virtual Meeting Registration

$15.00 Guest Virtual Meeting Registration