Event: Shared Accountability and Ownership in Agile Project Delivery & Community Holiday Fundraising

Within agile project teams, the role of a PM often changes dramatically from the traditional model of ownership and accountabilities that many practitioners are accustomed to.

In traditional project management, accountability for entire delivery lifecycle is the norm and the PM is accountable for activities including documentation, scheduling, managing stakeholders, budgets, communications and change management, among others.

What about the role of a PM on an agile project or team? With the release of the PMBoK 6, PMI has also released the Agile Practice Guide for Project Managers.

In this workshop, following a brief overview of the new Agile Practice Guide, we will break into groups to share our experiences with the transition to agile project delivery teams as well as our successful strategies for integrating other leaders into our delivery frameworks.

Come ready to meet new people, share your experiences, ask questions and learn more about our evolving role as Project Managers!


Date:       Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:00-9:00pm

Location: THEMUSEUM (10 King St W, Kitchener, ON, N2G 1A3)

Prices:     $35 (members) & $40 (non-members)

Early bird discount: $5 discount if you register before November 24, 11:55pm!


6:00-6:15pm - Registration
6:15-7:00pm - New Member Orientation & Networking (light refreshments will be provided)
7:00-8:00pm - Shared Accountability and Ownership in Agile Project Delivery
8:00-8:30pm - Networking

Keynote Speaker: Dale Van Looyen, MAES, PMP, MSEd

Dale Van Looyen

Dale Van Looyen is a certified PMP with more than 15 years’ experience in Enterprise level Project and Program Management within the Information Technology, Financial Services, Municipal Government and Civil Engineering industries.  Currently Dale manages the Enterprise Service Management Office Project Portfolio for The Co-operators and has been privileged throughout her career to lead a variety of transformational and strategic initiatives for Fortune 100 companies ranging in value from $1M to over $80M. She is also a successful entrepreneur, having launched successful start-ups in both the retail and professional services sectors

Dale was a founding member of the PMI-CTT Chapter and before becoming President in 2017, has volunteered in many capacities including Director of Professional Development/Chief Education Officer, VP Recertification and VP of Mentorship. Dale has been active in Project Management education and certification as an Associate Professor in the Conestoga College School of Business as well as serving as the Chair of Curriculum Advisory Committee for Canada’s first post graduate Project Management Certificate program at the Humber Institute. In addition to Project Management volunteer activities, Dale has been the recipient of an Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Province of Ontario for over 10 years of volunteer leadership in the primary and secondary school system in Waterloo Region and was inducted as a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu Honour Society in 2010 for demonstrated excellence in academics, combined with significant community contributions as a leader and volunteer.


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