October Dinner Meeting at Kinley's Restaurant
October 12, 2016
Topic: The PM journey includes your PMP
This session will cover the value proposition the PMP provides. Are you a project manager? Does your company know what project management provides? Is the PMP seen as a value proposition? Many people believe the PMP is an watered down accreditation and Laurel is going to provide examples of why you should have those three letters behind your name.
Laurel Sim, Partner and Vice President of Portfolio Management, PMI Mentor Northwest North America
Laurel Sim is Partner and Vice-President of Portfolio Management at Taleo, a boutique Project Services firm. Laurel is dedicated to building strong relationships and bringing both a strategic and logical approach to business. Her meaningful and insightful approach has opened many doors for Taleo that include securing business with some fortune 500 companies and being recognized in 2013 by Profit as a member of the top 50 fastest growing companies in Canada.
Laurel is the PMI Northwest North America Mentor. Her success is built on a foundation of over 18 years as a management consultant. Her career has transcended from a project manager to an executive leader of portfolios. Laurel is a key contributor for industry leaders in management consulting, such as KPMG and Fujitsu. During this time, Laurel received PMI Leader of the Year 2013, the Premier’s Award of Excellence from the Government of Alberta and the E-Award Team Performance from Alberta Venture. She has also been an advisor on educational boards for both Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary.