Sunday, October 25, 2009

PMLL Episode 0081 "The Future of Project Management” (PMBestPractices)

Notes and Podcast info from the Conference Call:

Topic: "The Future of Project Management” (PMBestPractices) founder and PM Best Practices host: Henry Will, PMP
Presenter: Tom Mattus, President and Founder of Successful Strategies International, Inc AND
Frank Saladis, President of Project Imaginers Inc.

Date of Conference Call: 17Sep2009
Podcast Number: 0081

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In this thought provoking presentation Frank and Tom will highlight where we have been as Project Managers and where we have to go in order to thrive and survive. Insights into dealing with teams and stakeholders in other hemispheres as well as how you can personally handle these turbulent times will be addressed.

The presentation file may be found by following the directions given at the Files and Presentations link on the website.

Tom Mattus: Tom is the president and founder of Successful Strategies International, Inc. (SSI) ( For over ten years, SSI has been a successful training, leadership and mentoring organization that specializes in Project Management and Leadership Development.

As a corporate officer of SSI, American Express and other training companies, Tom has worked with such Fortune 1000 companies as Johnson & Johnson Worldwide, L-3 Communications, American Electric Power, Ingram Micro, Baker Hughes, Pearson PLC, New York Power Authority, Federal Express, Standard Charter Bank, Marriott International, Cablevision, Motorola University, Dendrite, and many others to help resolve their project management and leadership needs, thus improving quality and performance. As an instructor, Tom has facilitated courses on such topics as Project Management, Supervisory and Sales Management. Tom has published several articles in PMI publications, websites and has released his new book, Boss Talk in the 21st Century, A Leadership Guide. Tom has his undergraduate degree from Widener University and his MBA from Lehigh University.

Frank Saladis: Frank is President of Project Imaginers Inc., a PM consulting firm. He is an author and national speaker on the subject of project management (having spoken at numerous PMI events and chapters). In 2006, The Project Management Institute (PMI, website is awarded Frank with the Linn Stuckenbruck Person of the Year Award! He is the originator of the International Project Management Day and past president of the New York City chapter of PMI. His numerous credentials also include his being co-publisher of the internationally distributed newsletter for, a contributor to the website, and a masters certificate in Commercial Project Management from George Washington University.

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