PMI Mid Missouri Chapter

CANCELLED - April 2020 All Day - Attend Both Half Day Workshops

CANCELLED - April 2020 All Day - Attend Both Half Day Workshops

Speaker: 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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Location: Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant

1707 S Summit Drive
Holts Summit MO 65043

Attendee Cost:
$225 for non-members
$180 for members

Date / Time of Event: April 16th, 2020 from  8:30 AM - 4:00PM 




 8:00am - 8:30am  Registration and Continental Breakfast
 8:30am  Intros and Workshop 6 Sigma
 11:30am  Workshop WrapUp
 11:45am - 12:45pm  Networking Lunch Provided
 1:00pm  Intros and Workshop Global Projects
 4:00pm Global Projects WrapUp

Each Attendee will Earn:

  • Six (6) PDUs

Recommended Audience: This presentation is geared to all professionals interested in the topics presented in both workshops.

Prerequisites or Requirements: None

Morning Workshop (8:30 - 11:30AM)

Project Managers are usually confronted with situations and events that have a negative effect on the established schedule and they are still expected to bring the project in on time. One proven method to improve schedule compliance is to employ select 6 SIGMA methodologies to selected processes. This analytical improvement technique provides project teams, who play to win, with an avenue to reduce the time required to complete a selected process without reducing quality.

Presentation outline       

  • “I will give you anything but more time” - What every Project Manager faces                 
  • The Schedule Squeeze
  • “Parkinson’s Law”
  • Improving Schedule Performance
  • The Key – Process Mapping (PM)
  • Using Process Mapping to maintain / reduce scheduled tasks
  • Implementing improvements
  • Identifying processes to map & improve
  • Playing to win using a Rapid Results approac

Talent Triangle PDUs:
Technical - 3
TOTAL PDUs - 3      

Event ID: 20200416-1

Afternoon Workshop (1:00 - 4:00 PM)

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

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

Event ID: 20200416-2


Event Properties

Event Date 04-16-2020 8:30 am
Event End Date 04-16-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 60
Registered 0
Available place 60
Cut off date 03-14-2020 6:00 pm
Individual Price $225.00
Location Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant

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