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Joint Live-Virtual Event: Integrating Design Thinking on Your Projects

Leadership

Joint Event with PMI Northeast Ohio

 

Speaker

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Bruce Gay, PMP

 

Bio: Bruce helps individuals improve their project management skills, become better leaders, and achieve professional greatness. He has over two-and-a-half decades worth of experience managing large, complex programs and customer relationships across multiple industries. In his current role, Bruce manages a PMO and is responsible for operational and delivery excellence for a 100+ person R&D organization comprised of software engineers, product managers, machine learning and NLP scientists, security experts, and cloud engineers. For the past 15 years, Bruce managed product teams that incorporated UX Design and Design Thinking methodologies into their product development processes. Bruce’s public speaking experience includes presenting at both regional and international professional conferences such as PMI Global Conference (Chicago, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia) and PMI EMEA Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Bruce presented at PMIWDC's PM Symposium in Fall 2019 and has been a seminar facilitator for PMI SeminarsWorld since 2019. Bruce lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife, two daughters, and his dog. Bruce is an active volunteer with the PMI Pittsburgh chapter and is their Director of Corporate Sponsorship. Bruce received a Master’s in International Affairs from The George Washington University and has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005. Bruce shares his experiences and ideas around Design Thinking on twitter: @brucegay and at his website: www.astrevo.com

 

Seminar Description: In today’s business environment, project leaders need new tools and models to operate in a more flexible, discovery-driven world. Design Thinking has emerged as a successful methodology that organizations use to approach problem-solving and delivery of innovative solutions that delight their customers. In this interactive session, you will learn the benefits of incorporating Design Thinking methodologies on projects for increased customer alignment and business impact.

This session provides participants with a high-level overview of Design Thinking methods and tools. The presenter will use case studies to show how to successfully integrate design methods into projects with lessons learned and unique outcomes. At the conclusion of the presentation, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply Design Thinking techniques for improving benefits realization and project success
  • Describe the benefits of incorporating design methodologies on projects for increased customer alignment and business impact, and
  • Illustrate multiple design-thinking tools that could benefit current or future projects

 

 

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and apply Design Thinking techniques for improving benefits realization and project success
  2. Describe the benefits of incorporating design methodologies on projects for organizational understanding and buy-in
  3. Illustrate multiple design-thinking tools that could benefit current or future projects

 

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This educational event qualifies for 1.0 PDUs within the PMI Talent Triangle under Leadership

 

 

  Registration ends Thursday evening (7:00PM), June 3, 2021.

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Information

Type of category: Special Meetings

Type of activity: Leadership

Date: June 3rd, 2021

Hour: 18:00 to 19:30

Number of PDUs: 1

Price

Members: Free

Non members: Free

Location

Zoom