Downtown Meeting: Why Project Management?

    January 26, 2012
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Main Houston Public Library Branch - Concourse Level Meeting Room
    500 McKinney Street
    Houston, TX 77002
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    Presentation:  Why Project Management?

    As project managers we all can answer the question “What do you do as a project manager?”  But when asked “Why should we use a formal project management methodology?” or “Why should we use a professional (trained) project manager?” are we prepared with a good answer?  Come to this session to hear what others have said and add your input to the discussion.

     

    Speaker:  Lee G. Jones, PMP

    Lee has over 30 years of leadership experience in computer software and hardware, product distribution, service, manufacturing and not-for-profit organizations. This includes executive management, project planning and execution, business development, sales, consulting, financial management, operations management and software development. He has led projects building applications systems, networks, and websites as well as market and brand development projects.  Lee has a career-long reputation for improving business processes and enhancing internal and external relationships. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Microsoft Business Solutions Certified Professional (MCP) certifications.

    Lee's recent engagements include interim executive assignments (CEO, COO) in both start-up and turnaround situations. Lee has served on several not-for-profit boards including the Houston Chapter of SAVE International (Value Engineering Society), the Project Management Institute - Houston Chapter, 1960 North Houston Toastmasters and the North Houston Project Management Toastmasters.

     

    Location:

    Main Houston Public Library Branch
    Concourse Level Meeting Room
    500 McKinney Street
    Houston, Texas 77002

    Underground parking is accessible from Lamar Street. Houston Public Library underground parking tickets will be validated when brought to meeting room.

    For more detailed directions, please link to http://www.houstonlibrary.org/central-library

    Agenda:

    5:00 - 5:30 pm Networking
    5:30 - 6:30 pm Program 

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