PMI North: How Did They Know? Exploring the Strategy Behind Marvel Studios Blockbusters

    July 10, 2018
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Campioni Italian Restaurant
    13850 Cutten Road
    Houston, TX 77069
    http://www.campioni-restaurant.com/
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    PMI North Meeting

    Pre Meeting: Bringing Balance to the Balanced Scorecard
    Lilian Salinas

    Lilian Uribe is a Business Owner, Entrepreneur and an Amateur Motivational Speaker, who has traveled internationally, improving Companies' operations, developing new guidelines and processes and most importantly training people. My goal is to maximize the people's leadership qualities through the use of simple tools 
    Andy Stuart
    HP
    Andy Stuart is a customer support executive at HP who has a passion for developing high performing teams to deliver exceptional business results.  Andy is a volunteer for PMI, was the President of the Houston Chapter in 2012 and is on the chapter nomination committee for the upcoming board elections.
    Topic Description:
    As leaders, it is very important that you have balanced metrics that allow you to deliver on your business objectives.  Lilian and Andy will share with you the one thing that brings balance to the balanced scorecard whether you are running a large corporate organization or are a small business owner.
    This Session Qualifies for:
    Leadership    
         
    Dinner Meeting: How Did They Know? Exploring the Strategy Behind Marvel Studios Blockbusters
    Alana M Hill
    2Hill Consulting Services

    Alana M. Hill, PMP is a passionate speaker, author, and consultant at 2Hill Consulting Services. Her experience as an engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in upstream oil and gas provides a real-world insight into how people and teams can excel. She has been recognized for her excellent communication, leadership, and team-building skills. Her international, cross-functional business knowledge shapes her perspective of change management and seasons her presentations. Throughout her career, Ms. Hill has led diverse teams and delivered high-impact workshops all over the world.  

    Before establishing her consultancy, Ms. Hill enjoyed a colorful career with Schlumberger advancing from a Field Engineer to a Program Manager. In her tenure with the oilfield services giant, she not only managed technical and business projects but also learned to drive an 18-wheeler!  Ms. Hill holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and has twenty years of leadership and training expertise. 

     
    Topic Description:

    Have you been asking yourself “how did they know”? How did Marvel Studios have a string of blockbuster hits? This engaging presentation explores the business strategy behind the success of Marvel’s The Avengers and their spin-offs. By delving into their project selection process, you will uncover how integral vision is to the success of your projects, and how it can be applied to any organization.

    In this presentation, you will learn:

    -An overview of Project selection strategy 

    -How important stakeholder management is to strategy

    -How to sell your project to management (hint: ROI!)

    -What to do when the vision changes

    -Bonus: what to say to the Critics
    This Session Qualifies for: 
    Strategic    

     

    Meeting Agenda:
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm     Pre-dinner Speaker Presentation

    6:30 pm to 7:00 pm     Networking, Dinner Opens, Chapter Announcements
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation


    Professional Development Units (PDU) for PMI certified professionals:

    The introduction of the updated CCR system, has resulted in a much simpler procedure for claiming PDUs.             As before, there are no specific PDU codes for events that award up to 2 PDUs. Each PMI Houston meeting with a 1-hour presentation, on a PM Talent Triangle topic, equals 1 PDU. (The category for each presentation will be indicated on the web-site)  This includes dinner meetings, pre-dinner meetings and meetings at any of PMI Houston's satellite venues.  If you attended both pre-dinner and dinner presentations, please submit 2 PDU claims following the process below for each presentation event.

    Procedure for getting PDU credit for PMI® Houston’s meetings towards the recertification of your PMI credential (PMP, PgMP, etc.):

    1. Go to www.pmi.org and log in using your pmi.org Username and Password.
    2. Select myPMI and click on “Report PDUs”
    3. Click on “Organization Meetings” and fill in the form.
    4. Organization Host " PMI Houston "
    5. Title  “Chapter Meeting”
    6. Meeting Number (Optional)  C012 (zero)
    7. Date Started Use Calendar to complete
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    9. PDUs claimed - Enter 1, under the relevant category of the Talent Triangle. (Each 1 hr. presentation equals 1 PDU)
    10. Review the data entered, if correct click the box indicating "I agree this claim is accurate"
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