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Oregon Bio: Virtual Tips from the Project Manager’s Toolbox

October 29, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

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This coffee talk series was designed to keep our members updated on the topics of the day. From 30 – 45 minutes, these fast-track, touch-base sessions on key topics are relevant to bio businesses, our academic institutions and our supporting industry companies.

In Virtual tips from the project manager’s toolbox, we’ll see a demo of easy, inexpensive techniques that keep teams effective and move projects forward in a virtual world. We will cover four areas:

  • A radar screen that shows at a glance the status of all proposed and active projects.
  • Simple visual planning techniques that help teams start a new project on a strong foundation.
  • Lightweight visual progress monitoring.
  • Continuous learning and improvement using a virtual retrospective.

Jeff Oltmann is principal consultant at Synergy Professional Services, where his specialties include strategy deployment, project excellence, and program and portfolio management. He is on the graduate management faculty at Oregon Health and Science University and holds a Master of Engineering degree and a Project Management Professional credential. Jeff previously ran a project management office (PMO) and $60M USD project portfolio for IBM’s xSeries development facility. He has over 30 years of experience developing new products, managing successful programs, and consulting to management teams. He is the founder of the Portfolio Management Roundtable.


October 29, 2020
9:15 am - 10:00 am
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