These meetings are intended for all at UALR who may be interested in the practice of project management, the local PMI chapter, and the international Project Management Institute. Meet other folks that are interested in the many facets of project management and the role it fills in improving the management of information technology, Higher Ed, as well as other commercial, government and industrial sectors. Meetings are also attended by chapter members at remote sites around Little Rock and Arkansas, including:
- Acxiom (Conway)
- Life & Specialty Ventures
- Murphy Oil (El Dorado)
- Northrop Grumman
The meetings are provided at no cost and you don’t need to be a PMI member to attend. However, if you are PMP certified, attending a chapter meeting qualifies for 1 professional development unit (PDU) towards recertification.
Project managers are change agents
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently. It’s a strategic competency for organizations, enabling them to tie project results to business goals.
Project management brings a unique focus shaped by the goals, resources and schedule of each project, and project managers themselves make project goals their own and use their skills and expertise to inspire a sense of shared purposed within the project team. They enjoy the organized adrenaline of new challenges and the responsibility of driving business results.
Demand for project managers is increasing worldwide. Project managers are found in every kind of organization in every kind of industry.
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