11-13 May

PMI® Global Congress 2015—EMEA

London ExCel Exhibition and Convention Centre | London, United Kingdom

 

Programme Overview

Drive Your Future

Each of the three days at congress is designed to position you for long-term success.

Printable Schedule

 

Day 1: Envisioning Long Term Goals.
Getting ahead takes vision. As you progress through the day’s sessions, presenters will challenge you to envision long term goals for yourself.

Day 2: Setting Short Term Goals.
Vision needs a plan to become reality. On this second day, you’ll be challenged to develop a roadmap to realise your long term goals.

Day 3: Adopting Immediate Goals.
Getting started takes tactical thought. On the last day, you’ll identify immediate goals you can adopt to make your vision a reality.

Day 1 - Monday, 11 May
7:00 - 18:00 Registration
8:00 - 9:00 Coffee Service
9:00 - 10:30 Opening General Session and Keynote Address
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Area of Focus Sessions
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:15 Area of Focus Sessions
14:15 - 14:30 Break
14:30 - 15:45 Area of Focus Sessions
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:30 Area of Focus Sessions
17:30 - 19:30 Exhibition Hall Opening Reception
Day 2 - Tuesday, 12 May
7:45 - 18:00 Registration
8:00 - 9:00 Coffee Service
8:30 - 9:30 General Session and Keynote Address
9:00 - 16:00 Learn. Network. Find Solutions in the Exhibition Hall
9:30 - 9:45 Morning Break
9:45 - 17:00 Track: Areas of Focus Educational Sessions
9:45 - 17:15 Track: Project Management Leaders of Tomorrow
9:45 - 17:00 Track: The Practical BA Experience
17:00 - 18:00 Reception
Optional Group Tours (after 18.00)
Day 3 - Wednesday, 13 May
8:15 - 17:00 Registration
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee Service
9:00 - 10:15 Area of Focus Sessions
10:00 - 14:00 Learn. Network. Find Solutions in the Exhibition Hall.
10:15 - 10:45 Break     
10:45 - 12:00 Area of Focus Sessions
12:00 - 13:30 Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Hall
13:30 - 14:45 Area of Focus Sessions
14:00 - 14:00 Exhibition Hall Closes
14:45 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 16:30 Closing General Session and Keynote Address

All Area of Focus Sessions were aligned to the PMI Talent Triangle - a mix of leadership, technical and business, strategic management skill topics. Advanced, intermediate and foundational sessions were also offered.

TECHNICAL

66% of organisations say that technical project skills are the most difficult to find. However 96% indicate that these are the most teachable.1

STRATEGIC AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

When organisations align their talent to organisational strategy, it produces a higher average project success rate — 72% for those with good alignment, compared to 58% for those without it.

LEADERSHIP

75% of organisations rank leadership skills as the most important for successful navigation of complexity in projects.Additionally, 71% of organisations rank leadership skills as the most important for long-term success of project managers.2

Sources:
1 The Competitive Advantage of Effective Talent Management, 2013, PMI
2 Pulse of the Profession In-Depth Report: Navigating Complexity, 2013, PMI


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