PMI Mid Missouri Chapter

CANCELLED - April 2020 Afternoon Workshop - Mastering a Major Complexity of Global Project Management

CANCELLED - April 2020 Afternoon Workshop - Mastering a Major Complexity of Global Project Management

Speaker: Mark Hehl (Project Manager, Consultant, Author, Public Speaker)

Cross Border Project Management is becoming a way of life for today’s professionals.  Cross-cultural contact is increasing, creating a greater potential for both conflict and cooperation. Given this rapidly changing environment, the ability to relate to people with varying cultural backgrounds is an essential skill for project managers that play to win. 

This program focuses on results-oriented leadership, collaboration and communication with individuals and organizations from different world regions. Going beyond mere tolerance, this program delves deeply into barriers to effective international project management and provides strategies for building productive international teams.

Presentation outline

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  • Globalization and the Changing Role of the Project Manager 
  • The Importance of Culture Understanding and tailored leadership for Project Success
  • A contrast of two dominant world cultures
  • Examples of cross-cultural faux pas and their negative effect on projects
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Applying Culture for Successful Project

Objective/Outcome: To provide project managers with an understanding of different world cultures and proven ways to use this knowledge towards successful projects.

Biography: Mark Hehl - Project Manager, Consultant, Author, Public Speaker

Mark Hehl is an international consultant, project manager and public speaker. He is author of the newly released book Amusing Confessions of an International Consultant which chronicles his experiences at various worldwide locations. His efforts have helped companies successfully set up and improve operations in various countries including India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Korea, The Philippines, France, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, The Dominican Republic, The USA and Ecuador. These GRIT projects have resulted in significant reductions in operating costs along with improved schedule performance, service levels and quality. In recognition of his contributions, the Timex suppliers in China honored him with the award of the Chinese name: Ho Man Kai.

Mr. Hehl holds a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and a MS Degree in Management and Behavioral Science from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He has taught management, behavioral science and international business courses at Harper College. Mark is a frequent keynote speaker and presenter at various worldwide locations. He has conducted multiple webinars for Industry Week. Mark is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and is listed in the United Who’s Who Executive Directory.

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Talent Triangle PDUs:
Strategic and Business Management - 3
TOTAL PDUs - 3      

Event ID: 20200416-2

Date / Time of Event: April 16th, 2020 from  11:45 AM - 4:00 PM




 11:45am - 12:45pm Networking Lunch Provided
 12:30pm - 1pm Registration
 1:00pm Intros and Workshop Startup
 4:00pm  Workshop WrapUp

Location: Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant
1707 S Summit Drive
Holts Summit MO 65043

Attendee Cost:
$125 for non-members
$100 for members

Each Attendee will Earn:

  • Three (3) PDUs
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon snack


  • Recommended Audience: This presentation is geared to all professionals interested in global project management.

Prerequisites or Requirements: None

Event Properties

Event Date 04-16-2020 11:45 am
Event End Date 04-16-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 60
Registered 0
Available place 60
Cut off date 03-14-2020 3:00 pm
Individual Price $125.00
Location Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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