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Registration Last Date: May 8, 2022

Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Time:  11:55 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where: The virtual meeting will be held utilizing MS Teams. A link will be sent to all registrants prior to the meeting.


11:55 – Announcements and Introductions

12:00-12:55 – Presentation

12:55-1:05 – Comments and Q&A

Presentation Topic: Project Management – Disrupted!

Speaker: Michael B Flint, PMP.

Speaker Biography:  Michael Flint is the owner and operator of MBF Consulting Services Inc. and provides project management consulting and professional services to many diverse businesses.  Michael focuses on his client's business-driven projects to transform their strategic vision into business goals, including mergers and acquisitions, business transformations, and critical change management needs.  Based in Canada, Michael manages and advises on multi-million-dollar projects working closely with his clients worldwide.  An active and passionate volunteer, Michael joined the PMI Toronto board in 2001 and, for over 10-years, was known as the "finance guy" in the role of VP of Finance and Treasurer.  He was honored to be elected Chapter President (2005-2008) and was awarded the Component Leadership Award in 2008 by PMI.  Michael joined the Chapter Member Advisory Group (2016-2019), working with PMI global headquarters staff and other international volunteers to develop the Leadership Guides for Chapter Finances and the Annual Planning process, including updating and launching of the new Catalogue of Core Services.  Additionally, Michael is a volunteer and the current Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS), a role he has held for over seven years.  An inspiring speaker, having spoken at over seventy local, regional, and international conferences, and events.  Contributing Author for Project Pain Reliever and The Keys to Our Success, plus numerous articles.

Presentation Overview: The world is changing; many innovations are disrupting the status quo.  Changes beyond our control have occurred and is forcing a different approach to getting things done?  What was thought to be standard and stable, may now be a thing of the past?  Some say that projects cannot be delivered as they used to be.  This presentation will review how the fundamental approach to project management can still be utilized in a disrupted world and will show that the principles remain in place and the basics are still needed.  Despite the many changes and impacts on the workplace and the workforce all is not lost, life can go on and projects can still be delivered.  Meeting expectations is still key for the sponsor, the client, and the customer.  Maybe things can be done differently?  Maybe we have new tools?  There are trending technologies that will impact people, processes, products and will be both exciting and challenging as they continue to evolve.

Presentation Learning Objective: The expectation is that the projects will still need to be managed; processes will still need to be followed; and expectations must still be met.  The project remains as a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.  How we get there may just look a bit different.  After this discussion it is expected that the participants will see how project management approaches can still be used even in this disrupting world.

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