EPMA, Houston - Three EPMA project management professionals tapped into decades of experience and knowledge to provide valuable insight at the 2019 Project Management Institute (PMI) Houston Conference and Expo held on June 3 and June 4 at NRG Center in Houston, TX. Increasing it’s speaking engagements from previous years conferences, the EPMA project management authorities expanded their outreach and shared their expertise with a growing audience of project management professionals.
Managing Your Career as a Project Management Professional
The theme of the 2019 PMI Houston Conference focused on guiding project management professionals in managing their own careers. The event featured a four-stage approach to cultivating a PM career to include Launching Your Career, Charting Your Course, Sharpening Your Edge and Building Your Legacy. Each career stage was addressed within the scope of Technical Project Management, Strategic and Business Management or Leadership. The conference offered forty-six breakout sessions hosted by industry leaders to address each career stage during the two-day conference.
Meet the Speakers
Vrjesh Singh, PMP, EPMA PM Consultant – The Role of the Project Manager in Digital Transformation Projects and Program ManagementA Consultant at EPMA, Vrjesh is a project management professional with a diverse record of accomplishment spanning over ten years in banking, construction & IT industries wherein he has managed complex IT and large-scale projects. His hands-on workshop discussed the value of embracing digital transformation as well as techniques that apply project management principles to lead transformative efforts. Laura Holder, Project Management Consultant said, “Mr. Singh really had a lot of great insight into how digital transformation is driving businesses these days, in every industry, and why we as project managers need to stay educated…it was really eye-opening.”
Jesse Carter – Director of Staffing, EPMA Landing the Right PM Job: Learn How to Find, Apply for and Build Your Dream PM CareerCurrently directing the EPMA Recruiting and Staffing division, Jesse has led several high-level, high-volume staffing agencies for Fortune 100 to 1000 companies. With over 20 years of experience in placing project management professionals, Jesse shared his extensive knowledge, encompassing years of information gathered directly from project management hiring managers and industry insiders, to provide project managers with the tools they need, and don’t need, to chart a fulfilling and long-lasting career.”
Ronald Roberts, PMP, EPMA PM Consultant – Resource Management for New Project ManagersA Senior Consultant at EPMA, Ron holds a BBA in Marketing and Management from Texas A&M University. He combined his education with his project management experience to lead the effort to build the IT PMO for Hewlett-Packard. With decades of experience across a vast landscape of industries to reflect on, Ron discussed the importance of resource management with project managers who are new to the field. In his presentation, Ron provided new modeling techniques to benefit even the most seasoned project manager, as well.
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PMI Houston is a member-based organization that brings professional development and networking opportunities to project management professionals in the Houston area. With over 4,000 members, the Houston chapter is one of the largest in the world and includes members from all industries.
Ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in America, EPMA specializes in providing organizations with the technology and talent to transform their project delivery capabilities. EPMA’s services include Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) consulting services, implementations, development, integration and training in addition to PPM and IT Staffing services. Headquartered in the fourth largest city in the United States, EPMA is also the premier and largest dedicated Microsoft Gold Certified Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) Partner in the nation.