Monday, January 26th, 2015
Location: Midlands Tech.,151 Powell Rd., Columbia, SC 29203 (map)
Date: Monday, January 26th, 2015
Time: 11:45 am (buffet lunch); 12:00 noon (program starts); 1:00 pm (program ends)
Guest Speaker: Donna Mack
Projects that Start Correctly, End Correctly
You have a project scope statement. Now What?
Participants will take part in this interactive session which will take a project from the scope statement to the schedule in a few basic steps.
The objectives of this Workshop are focused on the following:
- Managing the urge to push - Controlling the pace while in the race.
- Discover methods to break down the work into Work packages while minimizing the "oops, we forgot about that one" moments.
- Identify methods to find hidden work without breaking the time bank.
- Validating the Scope (Work packages) - Why and How.
- Defining work activities for each Work package with your team's input.
- Requirements for getting work in the right order.
- Ready, Set, Go!!!
Donna Mack is a PMP certified project manager with over 20 years in the information technology field.
She is a graduate of The University of South Carolina with a degree in Management Science. She has also holds a Leadership Certificate from Furman Universitythrough collaboration with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.
Donna Mack retired from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina in 2011 as a Senior Project Lead having worked on several large projects. Prior to her retirement, Donna served as a SCAMPI appraiser for her division as they successfully acquired Capabilities Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) certification.
Donna also began teaching project management skills to Non-Profit Leaders through collaboration with PMI-Midlands chapter and Sisters of Charity. Since retiring, Donna has helped many achieve their PMP certification throu classes taught by PMI-Midlands instructors and as an adjunct professor with Midlands Technical College.
In 2013, Donna started Positive Projections, LLC a project management consulting group which focuses on providing services to Non-Profit organizations. Since initiation, her company has successfully managed projects for Non-Profit organizations such as Healthy Columbia and Christ Teens. Currently, she is also collaborating with the Midlands PMI chapter to offer a 6 week instructor led PMP study group.
Donna leads several projects at home as the wife of musician Tyrone Mack, Sr. and mother/chauffeur and cook for 3 children, Tyona, Mia, and Tyrone, Jr. (not to mention a live in Mother-in-Law, Lizzie). Her motto: Be Blessed to Be a Blessing!