February Temecula Breakfast Meeting Intro to Portfolio Management

February Temecula Breakfast Meeting Intro to Portfolio Management

February 18, 2017 9:00 AM PST to 10:30 AM PST

Lienzo Charro Mexican Restaurant Bar & Grill
29000 Old Town Front Street 
Temecula, CA 92590

Presentation Title: Introduction to Portfolio Management

Presented by: Michael Bissonette

PDU Category: Strategic and Business Management

Presentation Abstract:

Organizations typically plan for and conduct several projects in concert with one another to support their basic strategic business goals and objectives.  A project portfolio is typically established, and must be maintained to appropriately accommodate strategic changes.  This topic will provide practical insights into the logic and processes behind project conception and rationalization, as well as the process and select tools and techniques which support portfolio development and management


Speaker Biography:

Michael M. Bissonette (MSEE, MBA, PfMP) is a business executive, adjunct professor and author.  He has over 37 years of research and development experience within several industries (i.e., Aerospace, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Equipment and Services, and Clean Technology), and has led the development of a myriad of products and services.  Mike began his professional career as a radar system engineer, and progressed into several technical and project/program manager roles.  His experience spans both Fortune 500 companies and small start-up companies.  He has held executive level positions over many functional disciplines, including: Project Management Offices, Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Product Management, and Quality Assurance.  He has also held the position of division General Manager (and Officer) of a public company.

 Mike is considered a thought leader in certain industries, has spoken at numerous events, and has taught many project management and product development related courses.  His unique professional experience has afforded Mike a broad and diverse perspective of project management and what it takes to be a successful project manager, not to mention, what it takes to be a successful company in this ever-changing, highly competitive, global marketplace.  He has recently published a text book “Project Risk Management: A Practical Implementation Approach” through the Project Management Institute (PMI), and co-founded Build2Scale, a company that works with start-ups and young companies seeking investment and accelerated growth.


  • 8:45-9:15 am Check-In
  • 9:00-9:45 Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:15 Dinner Meeting Deck
  • 9:15-9:20 Break & Speaker Presentation Setup
  • 9:20-10:25 Speaker Presentation
  • 10:25 - 10:30 Wrap up



$20.00 PMI CIE Member

$25.00 Non-Member

$10.00 Presentation Only / Student (no dinner)

$10.00 Presentation Only

Event Properties

Event Date 02-18-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 02-18-2017 10:30 am
Individual Price $25.00

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