PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2004 November Meeting

16 November 2004 - Somerset - Marriott


PDP Information

Program Number: C020-16112004
State of Project Management
Category Type: 3 
Subject Areas 
Knowledge: 10 
Process: 06
Application/Specific Interest Groups: 30 
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5


Lew Gedansky discussed the current state and the potential future of the practice and profession of project management along with the role that PMI expects to continue to play in those areas. The presentation touched upon the current level of acceptance of project management, benefits being realized from project management, potential for additional growth and application of project management, and the challenges for the future of project management. In covering those topics, information was shared about the actions being taken by PMI to support the profession and its practice, the demonstration of acceptance of project management by various organizations, and the ever-expanding list of industries and application areas utilizing project management. 



Lewis M. Gedansky, Ph.D.  PMI Director – Governance and Executive Programs


Mr. Gedansky has been with the headquarters staff of the Project Management Institute for over seven years. Prior to joining PMI, Lew spent 27 years in the paper industry, mostly in project and program management. His primary focus was on product and process development and commercialization, and on technology strategy and integration.  In his current role, Lew reports to the CEO of PMI and works with the Board of Directors and other staff executives and personnel on a variety of programs pertaining to organizational governance and executive operations. His prior roles at PMI include Director, Center for Operational Excellence, PMI Research Manager, PMI Standards Manager, PMI Educational Foundation Manager, and the primary information resource for the PMI Knowledge & Wisdom Center. Lew has a bachelor degree from Union College and both of his graduate degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA USA. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, and the Delaware Valley Society of Association Executives. 

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