July 2019 Professional Development Event: Managing Global Teams (2 PDU's)

Presented by Eric Williamson

We are always excited when we can get real world project leaders that live it every day and can share their experiences and advice.

  • Register by 7/6  to receive early bird discount
  • Register by 7/10 to secure dinner reservation (optional)
  • Login with your PMI credentials to receive PMI-NEFL member discount

Topics covered:

Managing Global Teams

  • Benefits - Customer, Company, Team
  • Drawbacks - Customer, Company, Team
  • Challenges - Culture, Customs, Geography
  • Opportunities - Cost, Productivity, ‘Follow the sun’
  • Sourcing Methods - International vs Rural vs Crowd
  • Regions - Competitive Analysis (South America vs Europe vs Asia vs Africa)
  • Direct vs Agency - Agency Theory 

Event Properties

Event Date 07-15-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07-15-2019 8:30 pm
Cut off date 07-15-2019 12:00 pm
Individual Price 25.00
Location Aloft at Tapestry Park
Categories Speaker Only - 1 Strategic 1 Leadership

Agendas

5:30 - 6:00

Registration, Networking, & Dinner

6:00 - 6:15

Announcements, Opening Comments & Sponsor Introductions

6:15 - 8:15

Presentation (break at mid-point)

8:15 - 8:30

Meeting Wrap-up & Give-Aways

Speakers

Eric Williamson

Practice Manager, Oracle

Eric Williamson is a Practice Manager at Oracle, in the Professional Services Division of the NetSuite Global Business Unit. For the past 18 months Eric has been working with NetSuite’s Global Delivery Center initiative, helping to establish sustainable processes and protocols in the Manila Philippines office. This office and initiative primarily delivers NetSuite’s new customer implementation projects to US based firms. He manages a team of Project Managers and Consultants who deliver cloud-based ERP software conversion projects to customers in the Manufacturing and Distribution verticals. Prior to working as a Practice Manager, Eric was a Project Manager at Oracle | NetSuite, working on implementation and optimization projects for small and medium sized businesses. Eric has been a Project Manager at several boutique software companies and has been PMP certified since 2014. Eric has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, and a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from Georgia State University. Eric recently moved back to Florida from Atlanta, GA and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and daughters.

We are no longer accepting registration for this event. If this is a Chapter Dinner meeting, you can still pay at the door and attend as Speaker Only if there is availability.