May 14, 2018 - WMPMI's 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Annual Board Report

May 14, 2018
4:45 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Pinnacle Center
3330 Highland Drive
Hudsonville, MI 49426-1907
http://www.thepinnaclecenter.com
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Location: The Pinnacle Center - 3330 Highland Dr, Hudsonville, MI 49426  

Speaker: Cristina Benton, PhD
Senior Consultant at Anderson Economic Group

Topic:
The PMP Job Gap: Trends in the Profession 2017 - 2027.

Dr. Cristina Benton will discuss the findings of the study, Project Management-Oriented Employment Trends and Costs of a Skills Gap 2017-2027, commissioned by Project Management Institute in late 2016. She will provide a summary of recent trends in the project management employment and industry in the United States. She will discuss future growth in project management-oriented employment, and in particular the demand for project management-oriented professionals and the economic costs of failing to prepare new project managers to fill future job openings. Dr. Benton will end her presentation with a discussion of the implications of the shortage of project managers for the profession.

Speaker Bio

Ms. Benton is a Senior Consultant with Anderson Economic Group, directing the Market & Industry Analysis practice area. Her background is in research and data analysis, economic geography, and community and economic development.

Ms. Benton is the editor of the study “Project Management-Oriented Employment Trends and Costs of a Skills Gap: 2017-2027” commissioned by the Project Management Institute in 2016. This is the third quadrennial edition of the study, which includes an assessment of project management-oriented employment by industry in the United States, and the economic costs of failing to prepare new project managers to fill future job openings.

Ms. Benton is an experienced project manager working on retail, industry, and market analyses, as well as economic benefit assessments. Among the clients for whom she has worked are ArtPrize, Holland Tulip Time Festival, the Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Automation Alley, and auto dealers representing GM, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW brands.

Ms. Benton holds a PhD degree in Geography and a Master in Urban and Regional Planning, both from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in public administration from Babes-Bolyai University, Romania. She is a member of the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA).


Agenda:

Doors open at 4:45 PM. 

5:10pm - 6:10pm WMPMI's Annual Board Report
6:10pm - 6:50pm Networking /25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
6:50pm - 7:00pm Announcements
7:00pm  Cristina Benton


Tickets:
$30.00  WMPMI Members
$40.00  Non-Members  

A $5 late fee will be incurred for registrations after 5 PM on the Thursday of the week before our meeting.  ***WALK IN REGISTRATION is available the day of at 4:45pm.

 

Tickets

$30.00 WMPMI Member Meet @ Pinnacle Center
$35.00 after 5:00 pm May 10

$40.00 Non-Members Meet @ Pinnacle Center
$45.00 after 5:00 pm May 10

$25.00 GR Full-Time Student Guest curr. 12+ cr hrs - Pinnacle Center
$30.00 after 5:00 pm May 10

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