Project Hackathon: The Time to Reimagine is Now! with Lisa DiTullio and Jack Duggal

Prework: Yes

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this training, learners will be able to: 

  • Utilize bold thinking to identify innovative solutions that generate enterprise value.
  • Apply implementation strategies to transform possible solutions to real results.
  • Evaluate and present solutions in a compelling and actionable manner within a competitive environment.


Every organization, regardless of industry, actively seeks the smartest gamechangers who can revolutionize their operations, deliver groundbreaking innovations, provide exceptional services that exceed customer expectations, and establish themselves as industry leaders. Are our traditional project management practices up to the challenge? Now is the time to identify new and innovative approaches to enhance our project management practices and achieve implementation excellence!

This 2-day dynamic and immersive event brings project, program, and project management office (PMO) leaders together to brainstorm, collaborate, and challenge one another to redefine and solve the current project management challenges and reimagine ways to move from steady-state practices to groundbreaking results. Through a facilitative, hackathon-like model, we will challenge our traditional beliefs on how projects should be delivered and unleash our imagination on what is possible in our fast-paced, ever-changing world.


Prior to the start of training, identify the top three PMO/project management challenges in your organization.



    • Welcome and Introductions
    • The Power of a Moonshot
      • The history of the “moonshot” phenomenon
      • Current moonshot success stories
      • Essential elements of a successful moonshot
    • Modern Project Management: The Time to Reimagine Is Now!
      • Review of benchmark/industry data
    • PMO Problems (the top 2–3 topics are selected based on registrant responses)
      • Challenge one
      • Challenge two
      • Challenge three
    • Overview of PMO Moonshot Model
      • Team setup: Teams are assigned to a challenge 
      • Team icebreaker: Get to know each other
      • Overview of PMO Moonshot Model: How it will work
    • Facilitated Brainstorming/Solutioning:  
      • Lisa DiTullio and Jack Duggal will facilitate teams 
      • Interim breaks
        • Relaxation techniques
        • Fun icebreakers
        • Inspirational moments
    • Facilitated Brainstorming/Solutioning (continued):  
      • Lisa DiTullio and Jack Duggal will facilitate teams 
      • Interim breaks
        • Relaxation techniques
        • Fun icebreakers
      • Inspirational moments
    • Prepare and Present Solutions
      • Teams will prepare their final presentations to support their solutions
      • Teams will present their solution, in a competitive environment
      • Opportunity for teams to challenge, adapt, or cocreate together
      • Large audience decides which solution they think will be most effective for their organization
    • Next Steps
    • Closing

The ‘hands on’ experience of ‘live’ project management with interactive, professional coaching was so challenging, but a much needed and valuable learning experience. PMs may not have the opportunity within the workplace to experience on the job PMing. PMs earn a credential with an expectation to successfully perform at full capacity! Coaching and mentoring are both needed!

I liked this new way of training. It was a different approach that allowed me to learn via problem solving, rather than traditional training.

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Power Skills and Business Acumen PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Ways of Working PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials. *Please note that the asterisked row below applies to the PMI® Agile Certification Journey and includes Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) certifications.
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acumen Total
CAPM® / PMI-CP™ / PMP® / PgMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-SP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-RMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PfMP® 0 10 4 14.00
PMI-PBA® 0 10 4 14.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle



Lisa DiTullio

Lisa DiTullio is VP, Program & Portfolio Management at Foundation Medicine, a world-leading molecular insights company and is the founder of Your Project Office, a training and consulting organization dedicated to introducing project management as a business competency and enabling healthcare organizations to improve decision-making, instill accountability, and enhance communications.

Lisa is the author of multiple project management books, articles, and blogs. She is a recognized international speaker in her field and is known for her story-telling to impart messages that are both impactful and practical.

Lisa is a past member of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the past chair of the Women’s Business Connection. She is the founder of Leadership in Action, a program designed to create a sense of empowerment for high-school girls.

Lisa currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Cohasset Maritime Institute and is an avid (and sometimes competitive) open-water rower.


Jack S. Duggal PMP

Jack Duggal is a transformational strategy execution facilitator, changemaker, author, and sought after speaker. His passion is to seek and spark different perspectives regarding how to manage and deal with the DANCE (Dynamic | Ambiguous | Non-Linear | Complex | Emergent) nature of business, organizations, and life. His purpose is to inspire and equip people and organizations to make a difference and impact  through transformational strategy execution in today’s turbulent DANCE world.

Jack is a TEDx speaker and an internationally recognized expert in strategy execution and PMO, with over 25 years of experience. He is the author of The DNA of Strategy Execution: Next Generation Project Management and PMO, the winner of a global innovation award, and 1st prize for Innovation in Organizational PM, based on implementation ideas from the book. His next generation ideas and the DNA of strategy execution framework have been adopted and implemented in many organizations around the world. His next generation seminars on strategy, leadership, communications, complexity, PMO, and related topics, have been top-rated for over 15 years with a unique blend of immersive experience, actionable insights, and practical application.

Jack is the founder and managing principal of Projectize Group LLC, specializing in next generation strategy execution facilitation and consulting. He works with leading organizations from NASA to Silicon Valley companies, as well as governments around the world.

Jack is the recent recipient of the 2021 PMO Global Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions over the last 20+ years.

Training Information

15 - 16 July 2024
2 Days


Member Price
(US$1385.00 before 3 June)
Nonmember Price
(US$1585.00 before 3 June)
Government Price
Student Price

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