PMI Woodlands: A PMP among PhDs - Applying Program Management to Biotechnology Research and Commercialization

    July 17, 2018
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    The Sam Houston State University Woodlands Center
    3380 College Park Drive, Room 110
    The Woodlands, TX 77384
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    PMI Woodlands Meeting Venue:
    A PMP among PhDs - Applying Program Management to Biotechnology Research and Commercialization


    Jill Bullard Almaguer, PE, MBA, PMP
    UT Health

    Program Manager, Jill Almaguer, PE, MBA, PMP, has over 25 years of experience in industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, consulting, hardware, software development, semiconductors, education, and manufacturing. She has been an adjunct faculty member at DeVry University teaching undergraduate courses in business technology, electronic commerce, and Project Management.

     

    Topic Description:

    Program management has been leveraged to start up a new Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology chartered with meeting milestones for business results and technical outcomes. Success requires moving from basic to translational research with cross-functional teams of scientists, engineers and clinical partners. By aligning projects into related program goals called “moonshots”, the Center aims to cost-effectively organize resources to go from pre-clinical testing and clinical trials to commercialization.

    Creating a new collaborative center is a challenging task as it often requires good relationships between the organizations to create the necessary changes to the desired results. The impact can include employees, tools and infrastructure, vendors, partners, and students. Sharing lessons learned and best practices such as program prioritization tools can also be a challenge in cutting-edge research with unknown risks.

    This Session Qualifies for:
    Strategic    


    You can reach the SHSU Woodlands Center at phone number: 936-202-5000.


    Directions to SHSU The Woodlands Center:
    3380 College Park Drive
    The Woodlands, TX 77384
    936-202-5000 (phone)
    936-202-5090 (fax)

    • I-45 to exit 79 (242) and head West.
    • Take a right on West Campus Dr. (4th traffic light)
    • Take a right at first entrance, there will be a sign that says Sam Houston State University The Woodlands Center.
    • Please park in the parking garage.

     


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