PMI Lunch & Learn
Monday, August 18th, 2014
Location: IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC
Date: Monday, August 18th, 2014
Time: 11:45 am (buffet lunch); 12:00 noon (program starts); 1:00 pm (program ends)
Guest Speaker: Donna Mack, MS PMP®
Topic: Project You, Your Next Career Move
Workshop Overview and High Level Objective(s):
Where would you like your career to be in the next 5 years? This interactive workshop is all about creating a vision for your near future and using tools and processes to turn that vision into reality. As a project manager, you spend much of your time and energy turning visions into reality for others.
In this session, you will use the same 5 process groups to identify, plan, execute and achieve your own future while improving the value of what you provide your employee and others. This session is not about changing your occupation, but about improving your outlook on your future from where you are today. As a result, you will leave energized and ready to take your career and life to the next level. Workshop attendees will receive access to an online journal to document and track their steps to achieving their goals.
Donna Mack is a PMP certified manager with over 20 years in the Information Technology field. She is a graduate of USC with a degree in Management Science. She has also received a Leadership Certificate from Furman University through collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC.
Donna Mack retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield in 2011 as a Sr. Project Lead having worked on several large projects. Prior to her retirement, Donna was served as a SCAMPI appraiser for her division as they successfully acquired Capabilities Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) certification.
She 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 through classes taught by PMI-Midlands chapter instructors and as an adjunct professor with Midlands Technical College.
Donna spends much of her time working with non-profits on projects related to health and education. She is a certified Personal trainer and received training from Duke University as an Integrative Health Coach. She enjoys helping others find the steps they need to take to successfully find enjoyment in living fulfilling and healthy lives.
Donna leads several projects at home as the wife of musician Tyrone Mack Sr. and mother/chauffeur and cook of 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!