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Outreach - Lunch & Learn from Kathy at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 (All day)
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Program Description: 

In this lunch and learn, Kathy Schwalbe, Ph.D., PMP, and mother of three will share examples of how you can use a variety of project management skills throughout your life. Most people have a variety of jobs before they decide on one or more careers, and just as projects are unique, so are career paths. Kathy will share general advice and personal experiences to help you make the most of your professional life without neglecting your personal life. Topics discussed will include skills related to motivation, leadership, communications, teamwork, stakeholder engagement, technology, mentoring, empathy, delegation, and knowledge transfer.

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Time & Agenda

12:00 - 1:00 PM CDT.

Walk-ins welcome

  • PMI-MN Chapter Membership not required

Location: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Parking:  Behind the building off of Oakland Ave.

Speaker(s) Bios: 

Kathy Schwalbe, Ph.D., PMP is a Professor Emeritus at Augsburg College in Minneapolis (retired in 2015). She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, her MBA at Northeastern University, and her B.S. in mathematics at the University of Notre Dame while on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. Kathy’s first job was as a project manager/officer in the U.S. Air Force. She also worked on projects at Boeing, Clark Oil, and several other organizations. Kathy was named Educator of the Year in 2011 by the Association of IT Professionals. She is retired from teaching but still writes/updates her three text books, self-publishes two of them, and provides some corporate training on request. She lives on a lake in Minnesota with her husband and enjoys lake activities (fishing, paddle boarding, wind surfing, kayaking, etc.), pickle ball, tennis, working out, quilting, and traveling (especially to warm places in the winter).