Project Management Business Administration
at SHI International, Somerset NJ
Monday 06 June OR
Tuesday 07 June
by Heath Suddleson, PSP
of Project Leadership Academy
Earn 8 PDUs
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has recognized a
gap in understanding between Project Managers and overall company level
or program level interdependencies. As a result, PMI now requires a minimum
of 8 Professional Development Units (PDU) or 8 Contact Hours to be focused
on Strategic Planning and / or Business Development. The PMBA provides 8
contact hours to satisfy both the Strategic Planning element and Business
At the completion of this course, attendees will be better able to lead
teams in Strategic Planning efforts, have a positive impact on the profitability
of the company, and thus demonstrate more value to the company as an employee.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of a Strategic Plan
- Contract a Strategic Plan and an Implementation Plan
- Select the appropriate tools for Strategic Planning
- Identify threats and opportunities during all stages of a
- Translate execution strategies to individual accountability
- Reduce hidden costs to projects such as cost of working capital
- Implement Program or Company level purchasing plans
- Mitigate claims and litigation
- Satisfy clients to ensure future projects
- Position the company for higher fees on future projects
- Leverage your project performance into job security
- Make yourself priceless to your company
Working for some great leaders, and some horrible managers, has helped
Heath realize some of the subtle nuances in attitude that can make the difference
in turning a manager into a leader. Having had the opportunity to
be a manager and a leader himself, Heath had the opportunity to not only
become a student of leadership, but a practitioner as well
Heath Suddleson has more than 25 years managing projects in the design
and construction industry where he has led teams in managing billions of
dollars worth of projects. In these roles, Heath has served as the
Contractor, the Architect / Engineer, and even represented the Owner.
He learned some of his most profound lessons by serving in volunteer leadership
roles in organizations such as the American Legion, the Association for
the Advancement of Cost Engineering, and Toastmasters International.
In his work with Toastmasters International, Heath served roles from local
clubs through many levels in the organization, even having served from 2009-2011
on the Toastmasters International Board of Directors.
Most recently, Heath worked in a corporate role for one of the world’s
largest Engineering and Construction Companies developing and conducting
training programs to help the next generation of Project Managers become
more successful in their roles.
His bestselling book, The Attitude Check: Lessons In Leadership has become
a practical field guide for leaders to harness their attitudes to increase
productivity and reduce turnover in the work place. Some organizations
have incorporated his book into their standard training programs.
He has been featured in many publications on the topic of how to engage
teams, including Engineering News Record and CFO Magazine. Heath has
presented to audiences all over the world who have included Bechtel Corporation,
AECOM, Skanska, The Project Management Institute, The Association for the
Advancement of Cost Engineering, and the Construction Specifications Institute.
End: 4:30 (8 PDUs)
Breakfast, Lunch and Snack will be provided
Fees for the Workshop
Please select the correct date when registering - EITHER Monday 06
June OR Tuesday 07 June. It is the same workshop on different days.
Registration is for the specific date only.
Registration related questions should be addressed to the Member Service
Center - MemberServices(:@:)pminj.org.
No refund if canceled after 23 May
To cancel a reservation, send the PMINJ receipt to CancelRegistration(:@:)pminj.org
290 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873