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May Chapter Meeting | Best Practices Project and Portfolio Management in the Microsoft Cloud

May 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
11211 Main St.


You are invited to Puget Sound PMI's signature networking event, which enables managers to share ideas and form relationships in their community and with hiring companies.  Engage in discussions with peers on topics of technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management while enjoying complimentary hors d'oeuvres. We encourage meeting new people and developing relationships. Managers have benefited from these mixers and some have found employment as a result of relationships started at these events.

Delicious hors d'oeuvres will be served and a no-host bar will be available.

This month Kenneth Steiness, CEO of Sensei Project Solutions will be joining us to give an enlightening talk titled:

“Best Practices Project and Portfolio Management in the Microsoft Cloud"
By Kenneth Steiness, PMP/PMI-SP, MCP MCT

Speakers Bio – Kenneth Steiness, PMP/PMI-SP, MCP MCT

Kenneth has worked in the project management and scheduling field for over 22 years and has managed customer engagements in over 13 countries worldwide and throughout the United States. His focus is on process and the discipline of PPM and scheduling whenever he engages with clients to deploy Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management or teaches classes on the subject. Kenneth has presented at world-wide conferences for Microsoft and PMI; and to many Microsoft Project Users Group chapters over the years.
As the founder of Sensei Project Solutions, Kenneth provides strategic direction to the business and is deeply involved with client relationships and deployment projects.  In addition to teaching, he has a passion for App design, which has resulted in several world-class Microsoft Project Apps for iPad, iPhone, Windows Phone and Android phones as well as SharePoint and the Microsoft Project client.   

“Best Practices Project and Portfolio Management in the Microsoft Cloud”

Session Description:
Traditionally, Microsoft Project was the Project Managers task management and scheduling tool.  Through years of innovation, Microsoft has evolved it into a complete end-to-end Project and Portfolio Management solutions that covers all the key building blocks of PPM:

  • Project Intake & Prioritization
  • Resource Capacity/Demand Management
  • Budgeting & Cost Tracking
  • Project Planning & Collaboration
  • Project Status & Portfolio Reporting
  • PMO Governance

In this talk, Kenneth Steiness will demonstrate a best practices Project and Portfolio Management approach in Microsoft Project Online that is fully aligned with the PMI PMBOK as well as standards for Program and Portfolio Management and the Practice Standards for WBS and Scheduling.

Raffle: 15 participants will walk away with a 1-year subscription to Microsoft Project e-learning worth 21 PDU’s and valued at $495 each. We will also have books and other giveaways. Over $7500 in door prizes!!


Parking: Free parking at Red Lion Hotel, Bellevue.

PDUs 1.25

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$15.00 Member General Admission (advance registration)
$25.00 Member General Admission (at the door)
$10.00 Earlybird rate before March 13

$20.00 Non-member General Admission (advance registration)
$25.00 Non-member General Admission (at the door)
$15.00 Earlybird rate before March 13