|Program Number: C020-17062003
Program Title: "Strategic Project LeadershipL
Leading Projects for Business Results"
Category Type: 3
Application/Specific Interest Groups:
Activity Sponsor: NJ/PMI Chapter
||Dr. Aaron Shenhar
A noted Professor of Management at the
Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management of Stevens Institute of
Technology, Dr. Shenhar is a world leader in project management, technology
management scholarship, a consultant, lecturer, and teacher. He is the
Institute Professor of Management and the founder of the Project Management
Program at Stevens Institute of Technology. Prior to his academic career,
he was involved in managing projects, innovation, R&D, and high technology
businesses for almost 20 years. Dr. Shenhar holds five academic degrees
in engineering, statistics, and management, including a Ph.D. in Electrical
Engineering from Stanford University. In 2003 he became the first recipient
of the PMI Research Achievement Award.
Prior to the presentation of the first
place winning “Student Paper of the Year” from the graduate class at Steven
Institute, Dr Shenhar will present Strategic Project LeadershipTM, a new
approach to project management that is focusing projects on creating competitive
advantage and winning in the marketplace --- Just ‘getting the job done’
is not enough. This lecture will provide a mindset, a framework, and a
practical, step-by-step approach on how to connect project management to
business results and how to turn projects into powerful competitive weapons,
and it will be followed by a demonstration of how this process was implemented
by a leading New Jersey Company and the results.
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||Mary Devon-O'Brien presents an award to
Richard Paulhamus and John Tse make a plea
for the IS Sig.
|Awards presented to
the students by
Ed Miller and
Mary Devon OBrien
|Student Paper of the Year
“Analysis Project Heritage (Biscuit Division
of Kraft Foods)” prepared and presented by “Team Chester” (2cool4u) whose
members are: Darryl Clark, Khanh Ly, Milton Maisonet, Edward Meyer, Prasant
Narain, and Shelley Treacy.
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||Milton Maisonet, PMP: Mr.
Milton Maisonet received his Master of Technology Management in May 2003
from Stevens Institute of Technology. He earned a Bachelor of Science in
Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a PMP in the
PMI organization. He is currently the Engineering Manager of Project Management
for the Nabisco Biscuit Division of the Kraft Company. Milt has over
18 years project management experience, and has managed Corporate Projects
and Programs ranging from $5 - 35 Million in New York, New Jersey, Georgia,
Illinois, Louisiana, Texas, California, Washington State, and also in the
counties of Argentina and Mexico. Milt is married and has 3 boys, ages
10, 12, and 14.
||Darryl Clark: Darryl earned
his BBA degree in Economics in 1978 from Ohio University. In May
2003) Darryl earned an Executive Masters of Technology Management degree
from Stevens Institute of Technology. He joined AT&T in 1979
and of his nearly 25 years there a significant amount of his time was as
a business client instructor/consultant on Bell System equipment and services,
or working as an adjunct to Finance conducting depreciation studies of
worldwide plant and equipment. Most of his career was spent in the
Business Technical Sales Division where he was highly decorated for outstanding
achievement for advanced network design, project coordination, and managing
high-end global accounts. He recently (06-03) accepted an early retirement
package and is pursuing other interests. Darryl is married and has
a 5year old daughter.
||Khanh Ly: Dr. Khanh Ly received
MS in Mechanical Engineering in 1984 and PhD in Controls Engineering in
1994. He was employed at GEC-Marconi Aerospace, Marconi Actuations Systems
and currently Smith Aerospace. His expertise was in the system design of
aerospace actuation including material, structure, system reliability and
dynamic simulation. He participated in different programs of leading aerospace
industries such as Lockheed Martin (ILMS Missile Launcher), Boeing (B 777),
Airbus (A380), Sikorsky and Westland Helicopter.
||Edward Meyer: Edward Meyer
has a Master in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology
in 2003 and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hartford
in 1986. He is currently a Senior Sales Representative at Carrier
Corporation and has over 17 years experience in the HVAC / construction
industry. Mr. Meyer has previously held senior mechanical engineer
positions at consulting engineering firms where he specialized in the design,
engineering and construction management of heating, ventilating and air
conditioning systems for commercial, industrial, institutional and historical
applications. His present position is concentrated on the engineering
and application of direct digital control building automation systems for
the largest air conditioning manufacturer in the world.
||Prasant Narain: Mr. Prasant
Narain received his Master of Technology Management in May 2003. He has
undergraduate and graduate degrees in Accounting, Taxation, Finance and
Law. He has professional accomplishments in numerous areas including but
not limited to IT project delivery, technology risk management and defining
enterprise architecture. He has varied industry experience that ranges
from projects with electrical utilities, large pharmaceutical firms, financial
institutions, publishing houses and travel companies. His expertise lies
in large-scale software systems and he is proficient in integration of
enterprise applications. Mr. Narain is currently engaged in development
of a Speed Based Enterprise Architecture Process that helps implement Management
Dashboards to facilitate IT governance and risk management. Mr. Narain
is married to Vinita and is a responsible father to a daughter, Maanya
who turns 2 at the end of this month. Mr. Narain spends a few hours every
day with Maanya and Vinita. In his spare time he pursues his interest in
anthropology and rediscovering Indian cultural heritage.
||Shelley Treacy: Shelley Treacy
is currently a principal partner and VP of Production Services for Imgine
That! Creative Media - a New York based company specializing in video and
new media production for Fortune 500 companies. With over 15 years project
management experience, Ms. Treacy has managed corporate training initiatives,
marketing campaigns and technology deployment for a variety of clients
including A&E, CBS, HBO, Microsoft, Intel, Motorola, AT&T, Ernst
& Young and Porsche. In addition to a Master Degree in Technology Management
from Stevens Institute of Technology, Ms. Treacy earned a Bachelor of Science
in Communications from Hofstra University.