Conferences/Programs

PMI – SVC Professional Development Day 2015
Crowne Plaza Sacramento

GSM Sponsoring Professional development day 

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is proud to sponsor Professional Development Day 2015. Featured speakers include Dr. Kim Elsbach, Associate Dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Dr. Angela Stopper, Director of Program Innovation at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Lecturer Jim Olson,  Founder & CEO, Westshore Management Group.

This one-day event will discuss the evolving role of the successful project manager including: leadership, strategic, and technical skills necessary to prepare for the changing diverse work landscape. Project managers must look at the recent changes in the discipline and translate those into a plan for their professional development.

The key to the future for project managers are to acquire the soft skills necessary to aspire to new levels of management in organizational development, sociology, business management, and leadership.

Tomorrow’s project manager will look very different from today’s. It’s not just about physical location or the technology we use to communicate, it’s in the values and expectations of each individual as a leader.

The results is when a project manager invests today in their own professional development is surely on the path to becoming the next successful CEO of tomorrow.

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