Topic: Sustainable Project Management: What, Why and How
Sponsored by Northeastern University
Location: Westborough DoubleTree Hotel
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
PDUs: 1.0 Strategy and Business; .25 Technical; .25 Leadership
Have you ever wondered what sustainable project management is all about? And how it affects your organization and your job as a project manager? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this presentation is for you.
The 21st century has brought many new and renewed challenges to organizations. Shifts in consumer demand and expectations, new advances in communication technology, global competition with fresh innovation processes, changes in workforce demographics and values, new societal demand and constraints are all threats and opportunities that the modern organization needs to address. Many companies claim to have adopted sustainable project management (SPM) practice as a competitive strategy. However, the impact of SPM on company performance, and the implications for the practicing project manager, are not fully understood. This session provides an opportunity to share insights and best practices to better understand this important topic.
Our sponsor:Northeastern University’s graduate programs in project management are designed to provide students with the practical skills and theoretical concepts they will need to lead complex projects. Featuring real-world experiential learning opportunities, Northeastern’s project management programs present techniques and tools for managing long and short-term projects, successfully and cost-effectively.