Check out our 2020 highlights!
VIEW HIGHLIGHTS FROM PRIOR EVENTS IN THE SERIES
Last Year We Launched a New Kind of Experience
Check out highlights from our 2020 events below to get a glimpse of what we offered last year, including 100+ hours of learning and the opportunity to earn up to 65+ PDUs.
2020 SERIES PDUs
(Live + On-Demand)
|Total PDUs for the Series: 68|
|Hours of Learning||6 hours||21 hours||17.5 hours||17 hours||17 hours||11.75 hours||10.75 hours|
|Total Hours of Learning for the Series: 101|
2020 COMPLETE SERIES
Going the Distance
December attendees drew inspiration from the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games (one of PMI’s Most Influential Projects of the year). They learned how to apply a champion mindset to projects and advance their power skills to address the unique challenges that lie ahead.
Attendees were inspired by Christophe Dubi, Olympic Games Executive Director who discussed the monumental task of reorganizing and rescheduling the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in the wake of COVID-19. Also, 5-time Olympic gold medalist and first Olympic Perfect 10 Nadia Comaneci shared her insights from the peak of Olympic achievement and how they apply to her work today, and Olympic champion gymnast Laurie Hernandez talked about her journey for gold as part of the Final Five team in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Book Club Markus Osterwalder, author of Olympic Games: The Design, discussed the history and identity of the Olympic Games, having studied the design and architecture of the Games since Lillehammer 1994.
Drawing a Map to the Future: A Deep Dive in Business Analysis
November attendees set a game plan for business resilience. In this fast-paced world, alignment between business needs and the recommended solutions is essential for efficiency, benefit realization, stakeholder management, and client satisfaction. Creating a resilient enterprise with the collaboration between project managers and business analysts has never been more important.
Attendees were inspired by Katie Sowers, Offensive Assistant Coach for the San Francisco 49ers and the first woman and openly gay coach ever to coach in a Super Bowl. In addition, they got in the game with Craig O’Shannessy, the world’s leader in teaching and analyzing tennis strategy. Book Club author Maria Konnikova, The Biggest Bluff, provided a fascinating look at human nature and a deep dive into how to make better decisions.
A New World View: Our Global Impact
October attendees learned about the big picture, focusing on the impact our profession has around the globe, connecting with thought leaders across regions at the forefront of project leadership now. They joined Nobel Laureate and founder of Malala Fund, Malala Yousafzai as well as innovators at our special session, Citizen Developer: Unlock Your Full Innovation Potential, to imagine a world where anyone can create a business application without having to understand code.
Book Club author Sangu Delle gave us stories about young entrepreneurs doing incredible work across Africa. In addition, emerging professionals and students experienced a special track highlighting unique challenges young leaders face in today’s world.
Adaptability, Resilience, and Learning: A Deep Dive in Organizational Agility
September attendees learned about agility from the professionals who are driving it within their organizations, from Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to Michelin’s Head of Environment Health & Safety Mark Patterson. Book Club authors Karin Hurt and David Dye gave us the road map for building high-engagement cultures, while award-winning homebrewer Paul Odell took us into the world of high-end beer tasting.
The Community: Together We Rise
August attendees learned what it takes to galvanize a team from comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah, while Book Club author Dr. Rana el Kaliouby led an exploration of how we can bring empathy back to technology. Relive or discover this month’s Ask Me Anything sessions, the Brand You Hub, and a fireside chat with Fortune 500 leaders.
The Individual — My Work. My Life. My World.
July attendees learned what it takes to mobilize a team from chef and humanitarian José Andrés, while Book Club author Priya Parker delivered strategies on getting meaningful results out of your virtual face time. The event included 42 sessions, from rocking your resume to leveraging your LinkedIn™ to elevating your elevator pitch.