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5 Golden Nuggets for Project Management

April 10, 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


5 Golden Nuggets for Project Management


Joseph Phillips has more than 15 years’ experience as a project management consultant, educator, technology consultant, business owner, and technical writer. He has consulted as a project manager for a range of businesses, including Berkeley National Laboratories, State Farm Insurance, Indiana University Hospitals, Mercedes-Benz, Chase Bank, and many others.  Joseph is passionate about helping students pass the PMP certification exam.  He has created and led both in-person and web-based seminars on project management, PMP certification, IT project management, program management, writing, business analysis, technical writing, and related topics.  Joseph has written, co-authored, or served as technical editor to more than 35 books on technology, careers, project management, and goal setting for MacMillan, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and AMA Press.


Learn the 5 Gold Nuggets for Project Management

  • Lifelong Project (goal setting for project managers)
  • 5 tips and tricks to be a more effective PM — and a history of the gold rush 

  • Managing Time for Project Managers — Methods to get more done/manage our time more effectively 

  • Deming and Quality Management (bio/history of Deming and his effect on PM today)


There's gold in them projects! 

What do the 1849 Gold Rush and project management have in common? Plenty! There's risk, reward, motivation, quality and much more. In this fun presentation, author and project management expert, Joseph Phillips will share five gold nuggets from the 1849 Gold Rush that are still applicable to today's project managers. You'll learn why gold is valued, how the rush started, and some techniques the miners learned through execution. You'll also see the connection between creating a business objective and the personal application of finding value in the work you do. 

Make plans now to attend this fun and exciting event where you’ll find five gold nuggets for your projects. 


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 Strategic Business Management



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 is business casual.


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.


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$15.00 Member Meeting and Refreshments

$25.00 Non-Member Meeting and Refreshments