The PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is pleased to announce the following accreditation workshops and events in 2019:
Friday, 4 October 2019
Philadelphia, PA USA
Plan to attend the first annual GAC Symposium, a networking and learning event specifically for faculty within project management programs.
Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change:
Opening General Session with Sunil Prashara, PMI President & CEO
Morning Keynote, “Innovation in Higher Education,” Speaker: Dr. Alejandro Armellini, Dean of Learning and Teaching, University of Northampton, United Kingdom
Closing Keynote, “5 Ways to Use Industry to Make Your Life Easier as a PM Professor,” Speaker: Dr. Josef Oehmen, Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark.
Two tracks of concurrent sessions:
Four (4) sessions addressing:
Closing the Loop: Using Data for Assessment and Program Improvement
Designing Curriculum w/ Effective Program Learning Outcomes
How to develop Your Program’s International DNA to Become a Global Player
Challenges and Solutions in Teaching: Best Practices, Resources and Building Community
Four (4) sessions addressing GAC accreditation:
Secrets of a Successful Self-Assessment
Team and Program Perspectives: Understanding the GAC Accreditation Process
Understanding the Onsite Visit: Panel of Program Directors and Onsite Team Members, addressing all aspects of the Visit
GAC Session: Presentations from Recently Accredited Programs
The Symposium is co-located with the PMI® Global Conference, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. PMI is celebrating its 50th year in 2019, so this will be a great opportunity to participate in all of the celebration and activities surrounding this milestone.
This full day program is sure to provide value to all attendees, whether you are an applicant, prospective or current GAC accredited program representative. In addition to the session there will be opportunities to interact with GAC Directors and staff, current onsite visit team members and project management faculty from other institutions. GAC is also planning a post Symposium reception that is included in the registration pricing.
Individuals attending just the GAC Symposium, as a stand-alone event, with no affiliation with the GAC or attendance at the PMI Global Conference pay $300 USD
Individuals from non-GAC accredited Programs attending PMI Global Conference can take advantage of early bird registration and the reduced GAC Symposium fee of $200 USD
Representatives from GAC Accredited Programs only pay $100 USD for the Symposium and the post event reception. GAC Staff will provide a promo code via email for this special pricing.