News Story

Registration Open for UMD Project Management Symposium

Registration Open for UMD Project Management Symposium


College Park, Md.—Registration is now open for the University of Maryland Project Management Center for Excellence's First Annual Project Management Symposium. The symposium will be held June 9-10, 2014 in the Stamp Student Union on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.

This event is being held in partnership with the Silver Spring Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and with media sponsorship support from the Project Management World Journal.

Connecting academically rigorous research with practical applications, this symposium will bring together project management professionals from academe, industry and government to share, explore and learn the best management practices for today’s dynamic project environments.

Featured speaker Ron Taylor, Principal and Founder of the Ron Taylor Group and author of The 77 Deadly Sins of Project Management will present “You’re Not the Boss of Me.”  All of us have a boss. Your boss might be a person, a system or a belief, and your boss can have a profound effect on the way you lead programs, projects and people. Taylor will share stories and lessons from his considerable experience and research—on sources ranging from Aristotle to Zig Ziglar—that will help you take ownership of your job, your career, and your life.

Connecting academically rigorous research with practical applications, this symposium will feature over 35 guest speakers and bring together project management professionals from across academe, industry, and government to share, explore, and learn the best management practices for today’s dynamic project environments.

Register by April 1, 2014, to receive the early-bird registration rate. 

For more information, or to register, visit the University of Maryland Project Management Center for Excellence’s website.

About the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Project Management Center for Excellence

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Project Management Center for Excellence’s mission is to provide high quality, challenging education in project management that encompasses breadth and depth, preparing graduates to be proficient as both contributing members of project teams and excellent project managers, to maintain a strong research program recognized for excellence in project management, and to provide project management training and development service to the University, the profession, and the community at large. Its academic program was the first program in an engineering school to be accredited by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Global Accreditation Center, and the center is also designated by PMI as a “Global Registered Educational Provider.”

Related Articles:
Fourth Annual Project Management Symposium Draws Record Crowd
Inaugural Project Management Symposium Draws Capacity Crowd
Inaugural Project Management Symposium Agenda Announced
Project Management Symposium Early-Bird Registration Ends Today
Symposium to Address Value of Considering Risk in Project Management
Project Management Symposium to Feature UMD Faculty, Students
Project Management Symposium to Feature Transportation Expert
Project Management Symposium to Feature Sustainability Expert
Iribe Center Tour Brings Classroom Concepts to Life
CEE Faculty, Alumna Receive Emerald Research Methodology Award

February 26, 2014


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Iribe Center Tour Brings Classroom Concepts to Life

CEE Transportation Experts Receive ITS World Congress Award

CEE Faculty, Alumna Receive Emerald Research Methodology Award

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding

Staff Spotlight: Alan Santos

Wind Engineers Complete Proof of Concept for New Structural Design Method

Yao, Yang Receive Education Award from the American Chemical Society Division of Agrochemicals

QUEST Students Tackle Brisbane Ferry Challenge

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts