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September Corona Saturday 3PDU Lunch Meeting

September 23, 2017
10:00 AM PDT to 1:30 PM PDT
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Ayres Lodge & Suites Corona West
1900 W. Frontage Road
Corona, CA 92882

Please join us on Saturday, September 23rd at 10am for PMICIE's first ever 3 PDU Advanced Topic Seminar in Corona CA!!

First Presentation - 10am

Presentation Title: What a Project Manager (PM) should look for in a Business Analyst (BA) and what a BA should look for in PM

Presented by: Craig Wilson and Susan Thompson

PDU Category: Strategic

PDUs Awarded: 2

Overview: You're a Project Manager (PM) assigned to a project with a Business Analyst (BA) you've never met.

  • What qualities should you seek out in a BA, and what are the red flags to watch out for?
  • Meanwhile, the BA is sizing you up as a PM. What qualities is the BA looking for?


Join us for an interactive session with Craig Wilson (PM) and Susan Thompson (BA), and learn how a PM and a BA can leverage each other's strengths.managers will remember..

 Speaker Biography:

Craig Wilson is an IT management consultant who established his practice 15 years ago based upon experience working for several Fortune 500 companies; the last decade of that experience in senior and executive level management positions. His experience includes strategic planning and financial management, program management, software development, system integration, and infrastructure planning in industries such as banking, brokerage services, entertainment, financial services, and healthcare.

Susan Thompson is a business analyst who helps clients implement change and process improvement initiatives. She has also been a software tester and a project manager. For several years, she worked for a consulting company and picked up the pieces of various clients' challenged projects. She elicits and analyzes by collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders, including sponsors, executives, subject matter experts, users, and technical experts for enterprise-wide projects.

First Presentation - 12:25pm

Presentation Title: TBD

Presented by:

PDU Category: Leadershp

PDUs Awarded: 1


 Speaker Biography:


  • 9:30-9:55 Check-In
  • 10:00-11:50 First Speaker Presentation
  • 11:55-12:25 Lunch
  • 12:25-1:25 Second Speaker Presentation
  • 1:25-1:30 Wrap-Up


$35.00 PMI CIE Member

$40.00 Non-Member

$25.00 Presentation Only / Student (no meal)

$20.00 Presentation Only