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SeminarsWorld® in Minneapolis - April 2018
Event : 
Special Occasion
April 23, 2018 (All day) to April 26, 2018 (All day)
Carlene Szostak
Lawrence Suda
Mike Katagiri
Frank P. Saladis
Gary R. Heerkens
Sunny Faronbi
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Program Description: 


Business Skill Enhancement
Deepen your understanding of the techniques and skills needed to effectively manage in-person or virtual teams, drive sound decisions, leverage problem-solving skills and influencing for success. Strong negotiation and conflict management can shift a team from good to great. These hands-on workshops will provide insights to help you approach your work in a meaningful way.

Communication and Presentation Skills
Position yourself as a bridge builder by effectively communicating across business lines and cultural differences to a global workforce ensuring clarity and alignment of messages. Effective leaders know how to effectively communicate with and adapt to their audience. Enhance your image and learn to deliver impressive presentations in these seminars.

Leadership Development 
From science to practice, leadership styles are individual and must be tailored to your personal style and based on the needs of your team. Select the leadership course to most effectively build your inherent qualities and strengths. 

Project Management/Process Integration
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition coupled with practicguides, including Requirements Management: A Practice Guide, provides practitioners with clear guidance on the tasks and techniques around specific types of projects. These seminars are designed to build knowledge across the fundamental practices needed to achieve organizational results and excellence in the practice of project management and business analysis.

Strategic Application and Governance (by Discipline)
In today’s ever-changing and complex world, understanding how, why and when to apply a variety of approaches will be the measure of success. Solid understanding of methodologies along with creativity will be the roadmap for tomorrow’s leaders.

Strategic Planning and Implementation
Set yourself apart from your peers by demonstrating your ability to implement strategy and ensuring organizational alignment. These courses will introduce concepts for you to customize to meet organizational needs.



Special Instructions: 

Time & Agenda

Join experts at SeminarsWorld® in Minneapolis to network and learn in small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle®, while you earn up to 29 PDUs and 2.9 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Register by:
Early bird rates - through March 2, 2018
Save on guest rooms at the Hilton Minneapolis - through April 2, 2018 

Seminar registration includes breakfast and lunch.
SeminarsWorld runs from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Pricing for SeminarsWorld Minneapolis 


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Make reservations early, as rooms tend to sell out quickly. Call the hotel directly at +1 612 376 1000 to make a reservation. Be sure to mention code PMI to receive the SeminarsWorld rate. For online reservations, click on the "book your room" button.



Speaker(s) Bios: 


Neal Whitten is a popular speaker, trainer, consultant, mentor, and best-selling author in the areas of leadership, project management, and employee development. He has written over 100 articles for professional magazines—over 80 for PM Network magazine—and is the author of seven books. With over 35 years of front-line project management experience, Neal has developed and instructed dozens of unique workshops, created many professional- and personal-development online courses, and…

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Frank P. Saladis, PMP, is the president of Blue Marble Enterprizes, Inc. He has more than 35 years of experience working in the IT, telecom installation and project management training environment at AT&T and Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for large telecommunications and IT projects with capital budgets ranging from $3 million to $450 million USD. Mr. Saladis is now a leading consultant, instructor, motivational speaker and an author within the discipline of…

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Gary R. Heerkens, PMP, CPM, MPM, CPC, CIPM, MMC, CBM, CIPA, PEng, MBA, IAPPM Fellow, AAPM Fellow, is president of Management Solutions Group, which provides innovative project management educational programs and enterprise-wide project management services. Prior to founding Management Solutions Group, he spent over 20 years managing projects for Eastman Kodak. As staff assistant to Kodak’s director of project management, Mr. Heerkens developed and delivered project management training, …

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A respected business coach, leader and speaker, Sunny Faronbi’s professional experience of more than 25 years across 4 continents has provided him with a wealth of knowledge that he continues to draw from. Trained as an engineer and project manager, Sunny began to learn what it takes to be a leader when he started leading teams of engineers and other professionals on projects across international boundaries. As a project manager, he realized that he needed to improve his …

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Lawrence Suda is the CEO at the Palatine Group/Management Worlds, Inc. with over 30 years’ project and program management consulting and training experience to numerous government and private sector companies. The Palatine Group specializes in creating computer-based simulations for project management and leadership training. Larry has worked with leading companies and government agencies throughout the world, including: NASA, US Navy, DAU and others and in the private sector to such co…

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Mike Katagiri, World class Project Leadership Coach in the profession of project management on 4 continents for over 30 years. Coached thousands of professionals from large organizations through complex computer supported leadership and teamwork simulations: PMI SeminarsWorld, NASA Academy of Project and Program Leadership, GM University, Electronic Arts, Jabil Corp, HP, Trane Corp, and the University of Washington. PMI Officer during a decade of exploding growth: Preside…

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Carlene Szostak a proven senior leader with a broad range of experience managing people, process and technology. She is presently a Principal of C Squared, Inc., a global strategic organization. She has served as the COO of three organizations and a divisional executive at two others. Her background includes management level positions at H&R Block, Fiserv and Scott Paper. She has managed strategic programs for the NFL, NBA, US Olympic Committee, Mattel and General Foo…

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