Applied Project Management Forum

The Applied Project Management Forum is a bimonthly speaker event sponsored by the UT Dallas Project Management Program. It was formed to facilitate ongoing education for project managers on topics that are relevant in today’s business world. Speakers from both the business and academic communities share their experiences and insights.

The APM Forum is held on the third Tuesday of the odd months.

This event earns 1 PDU (Professional Development Unit)

For additional information contact the Project Management Program at (972) 883-2656.

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Additional Information – Bob Vandehey

Scrum: The Ups and Downs

Scrum has become a very popular software development lifecycle especially in the software development and tech fields. While Scrum has solved numerous problems over the more traditional waterfall SDLC, it has introduced several challenges for the business as well as project managers. This presentation will discuss those challenges and offer some suggestions to overcome them.

View Previous Presentations

Dale J. Albrecht, MBA, SPHR

Why? The Task That’s Not on Your WBS

Ira Barash

Agile/Scrum with XP and Kanban In Same Project

Jason Benfield

Stop Being Difficult. How to Deal with Challenging Stakeholders

Prakash Tuladar

Are You Agile Or Are You Doing Agile?

Carl Youngberg

Make Yourself Matter

Shami Dugal, Hon. B. Math, MPA

Project Orchestration

Andrea Nicholas, MBA, PMP

The Future U.S. Workforce: A Perfect Storm

Maureen Townsend, PMP-March 19, 2013

Effective Team Communication: The Human Connection

Vince Yaugher, PMP-January 15, 2013

Breaking the “Bad Boss” Cycle: Leadership Excellence in PM

Dave Berry, PMP — November 20, 2012

Is It The Same Red Project; “Deja Vue All Over Again”?

Huma Sohrwardy, PMP — July 17, 2012

Project Portfolio Management Implementation

Fred Richards — May 15, 2012

Hiding Reality…

Gary Rechtfertig, PMP — March 20, 2012

Emotional Intelligence

Gary Rechtfertig from Naveen Jindal School of MGMT on Vimeo.

Karen Saloman — January 17, 2012

Diversity Dismantled

Valerie Pelan — November 15, 2011

Project Managers, Is Your Personal Brand Working for You?

Ron Wichter — September 20, 2011

Portfolio Management: Are you letting yourself be constrained by

the economy or can you do something about it? That is the question!

Peter Burns — July 19, 2011

Effective Project Leadership in a Multi-Generational Environment

Debbie Mrazek — May 17, 2011

Project Management Challenges: Proven Cash Producing Sales Processes