Ways of Working


WMPMI's monthly chapter meeting is focused on THEProject 2024. Dinner event featuring University Team Student Presentations, Guest Speaker and THEProject2024 Awards.   

"WMPMI TheProject 2024 & Dinner Meeting with Guest Speaker"


Event Day Agenda:

  • Doors open at 3:30 PM ET 
  • TheProject2024 - University Team Student Presentations Session 1
    • 3:30 PM - Registration & Networking
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM University Team Competition and Judging Final Round 
  •  WMPMI Dinner Meeting with Guest Speaker Session 2
    • 5:00-5:45 - Cash Bar & Networking  
    • 5:45-6:45 - Dinner 
    • 6:10 - Keynote Speaker Presentation 
    • 7:10 -  TheProject 2024 Award Presentation
    • 7:20 - Closing Remarks 
    • 7:30 PM Adjourn 

Location: The Pinnacle Center | 3330 Highland Drive Hudsonville, MI 49426 

PDUs: 2.0 Ways of Working


Session 1:  THEProject 2024 Competition Scenario

Student teams will develop a community event day based on the Lake Michigan shore which highlights Michigan natural resources and Military services via demonstrations, information sessions and contests for attendees! Learn more about THEProject 2024 competition and download the details here

Competition teams from the following universities are:

  • Ferris State University
  • Michigan Technological University

Session 2: Charting the Corporate Course: Career Reflections 

Guest speaker David Johnson will share his professional experiences charting the corporate landscape, sharing stories and personal reflections from his career. Dave will also share insights and lessons learned, including these three topics from his career journey.

  1. Lessons learned along the way from Engineer to Project Manager to Program Manager running a $300M portfolio.
  2. Cautions – Don’t make the same mistakes I did...
  3. Encouragements – Hints to get out of the gate a little quicker…


David-Johnson.pngGuest Speaker - David C. Johnson, PMP
David is a Senior Program Manager for L3Harris in Grand Rapids.  He has direct P&L responsibility for the Displays product line totaling about $80M in annual sales and has cross functional impact for a total $350M in revenue.  He has been at L3 Harris for 6 years in which time, the business out of the Grand Rapids site has quadrupled.  Prior to L3Harris, Dave was in Program, Product, and Engineering Management at GE Aviation for 15 years.



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Type of category: Dinner Meetings

Type of activity: Ways of Working

Date: April 8th, 2024

Hour: 3:30PM to 7:30PM

Number of PDUs: 2


Members: $40.00

Non members: $50.00


The Pinnacle Center

3330 Highland Drive
Hudsonville, Michigan, 49426