PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2021 Symposium

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Symposium 2021
This September you have a unique opportunity to get ready for the next step in your professional journey with PMINJ's virtual Annual Symposium and Sunday Seminar. 

Monday Symposium
Invest in your professional development on Monday, September 13th for Sustainable Project Management from the comfort of your home – or wherever you choose!

Grab a coffee and navigate yourself into our morning kickoff with keynote speaker Andy Kaufman.  Recognized expert on leadership and project management, professor, and podcaster, he will deliver the opening keynote: “Future-Prepping Your Career: How to Thrive Now and In the Years to Come

Convenience, Flexibility, & Cost Effective:
Attend the virtual event for the LIVE presentations
 or view the sessions on demand afterwards.
No time away from work or home.

Making a successful television series is a major production challenge involving hundreds of people with diverse talents and responsibilities - with multiple layers of management and logistical problems that change on a daily to hourly basis. Lunchtime keynote Andre Bormanis, writer and supervising producer will share his insights on “The Creative Production Process: A Project Management Perspective”.  He has worked on futuristic shows including Star Trek, COSMOS and The Orville.

Expert Insights & Professional Development:
Live Q&A provides greater insights.
Earn 8 PDUs for the full day.
Earn an additional 9 PDUs viewing presentations
on demand for attendees after the event.

In today’s changed business environment of remote work, the hybrid office, and dissolved home / work boundaries - how does emotional intelligence hand you the edge you need to motivate your teams and get the job done?   Tap into your inner strength and awareness with motivational speaker Roger Wolkoff with his closing keynote “Emotional Intelligence”.

Networking Opportunities:
Connect with speakers and attendees during the Showcase times.

This unique digital venue also offers a grab-bag of topics across three breakout sessions - encompassing hard & soft skills, processes & tools, and case studies.

Sunday Seminar
Two Essentials for a Sustainable Leadership Career:
Managing Up and Executive Presence

Make the full commitment to sustaining your leadership career - join Andy Kaufman for PMINJs virtual Sunday Seminar on September 12th.  In this four-hour workshop, Andy will focus on two important skills:  Managing Up (Without Sucking Up) by creating a productive relationship with your boss.  Then, in Developing Your Executive Presence (Improving Your Ability to Confidently Lead and Deliver) you will learn the key traits of leadership in front of your customers, managers, and peers.

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In Partnership With


118 Frelinghuysen Rd., SERC Building, Rm. 221
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(848) 445-5117

The Master of Business & Science degree (MBS) combines a traditional STEM Master of Science degree with business courses, experiential learning and networking opportunities. Our programs are flexible and customizable to fit your career goals and students can attend classes online or on-campus, part-time or full-time. We are a part of the Professional Science Master's network that includes more than 150 academic institutions across the country.

Stevens Institute of Technology

1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, New Jersey overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Since our founding in 1870, technological innovation has always been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens' education and research. Within the university's three schools and one college, 6,900 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate closely with faculty in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment. Academic and research programs spanning business, computing, engineering, the arts and other fields actively advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront our most pressing global challenges. The university is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on tuition investment, career services and the mid-career salaries of alumni.


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APN Consulting Inc.

1100 Cornwall Road, Suite 205
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
609 924 3400

APN Consulting, Inc. is a leading IT services organization serving Fortune 1000 clients in the Tristate area. For 16 years APN has been providing top talent for their clients’ strategic projects – Project Managers, Business Analysts, Software Architects, Developers, Software Quality Assurance, and Infrastructure Specialists. Our 300+ candidates enjoy the benefit of working on cutting edge projects and adding rich experience to their portfolio. APN was founded to address a large and evident gap in the market – to create a better customer and candidate experience. Through the years, APN has operated keeping in mind this goal of providing the best customer service and genuine, unfailing contractor care.


50 Cragwood Rd Suite 350
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
908 222 2833

AVTECH Institute of Technology is one of the leading independently-run, New Jersey-based vocational institutes for Information Technology & Allied Health. AVTECH Institute of Technology prepares students for an evolving workplace and furthers education through specialized career and technical programs and lifelong learning opportunities. Our goal is to help students select a promising career, to acquire the necessary employment skills, and most importantly, to help graduates secure employment. Our vocational programs are designed to meet the demands of today's labor market and business corporation, challenges of the ever-changing employment arena. We owe our success to a caring faculty and staff devoted to the company’s goal. At AVTECH, we believe that by providing quality education for our students, we improve the quality of their lives. We know when a student graduates and enters the work force, it strengthens our ever-growing family and our community.

BTII Institute

414 Eagle Rock Ave., Suite 100 D
West Orange, NJ 07052

BTII Institute is a leader in Agile and Waterfall Project Management Training. Most of BTII’s instructors are highly experienced former Fortune 100 executives with advanced business and technology degrees. BTII’s overall pass rates exceed 95% for PMI-ACP®, CAPM®, PMP® and SAFe® certification exams. BTII offers a comprehensive suite of courses at the training center and can also conduct onsite training for your employer. BTII’s Project Management Institute offering includes training for the following certifications: PMI-ACP®, PMP® and PMI-PgMP®. BTII’s Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)® offering includes the following certification-based training: Leading SAFe®, SAFe® Scrum Master, SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master, SAFe® Release Train Engineer, SAFe® Product Owner/Manager, SAFe® for Teams, SAFe® for DevOps, SAFe® for Government, SAFe® for Architects, SAFe® and SAFe® Agile Software Engineering.

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The Great IT Professional

1390 Ridgeview Dr
Allentown, PA 18104

CAI is a global IT services firm that specializes in balanced outsourcing solutions, legacy support management, application development, IT process consulting, desktop services, and managed staffing services. CAI is currently managing active engagements with over 100 Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies around the world. Our ability to provide on-time and on-budget results has been critical to our success for 30 years, and our unique methodologies and tools enable us to provide our clients with effective techniques for increasing productivity, service delivery, profitability and competitiveness. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, with offices and staff throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, CAI offers a variety of delivery options including on-site, off-site, and blended solutions. Our Solution Delivery Centers are successfully leveraged to enable our global staff of 2,500 technical and managerial professionals to quickly and effectively respond to client requirements.

CAI employs approaches based on standard processes, management by metrics, and an establishment of a culture of continuous improvement to meet and exceed the goals of our clients.

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