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PMI announces annual chapter conference

By Gloria Nwafor
03 November 2021   |   1:19 am
The Nigeria chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced its Annual Chapter Conference. Themed — Nigeria: An Ecosystem of Change Makers —- the conference will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at the Civic Center, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, by 9am. A gala dinner and awards night will take place on Friday 12th November 12, 2021, beginning with a…

The Nigeria chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced its Annual Chapter Conference.

Themed — Nigeria: An Ecosystem of Change Makers —- the conference will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at the Civic Center, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, by 9am.

A gala dinner and awards night will take place on Friday 12th November 12, 2021, beginning with a red carpet show slated for 5pm.

In a press statement issued recently by the institute, President of the institute, Paul Omugbe, “Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association for those who consider project, programme or portfolio management as their profession.

“Through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research, we work to prepare more than three million professionals around the world for the project economy: the coming economy in which work, and individuals, are organised around projects.

“Project Management Institute (PMI) operates in various countries through its various chapters. The PMI Nigeria Chapter is a chapter of the PMI, USA which is the global body and is the only official chapter in Nigeria.

“PMI Nigeria was founded in 2005 and has over 1,070 members. We welcome members from all facets of projects and from all industries.
PMI Nigeria holds events (including virtual events) at major cities in Nigeria and is active in promoting project management to industry and government organizations.

“PMI Nigeria’s advocacy for project management is reinforced by our globally recognised standards and certification programme, extensive academic and market research programmes, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities,” he said.

Speakers expected at the conference are Co-founder, Structured Resource Business Limited, Ademola Adedeji; MD, PMI Europe & Sub-Sahara Africa Region, Ashwini Bakshi; Transformation/Change Mgt Lead Corporate Strategy, Dangote Industries Ltd, Adeola Akande; Head of Property, Standard Chartered, Anne Rinu; CEO, SunFi.co, Rotimi Thomas; Head, Youth Engagement & Learning, Jobberman, Precious Ajoonu; Founder, Signal Alliance Technology Holding, Collins Onuegbu; CEO, Nord Automobiles Limited, Tobi Ajayi; Investment Evangelist, Michael & Johnson Asset Management, Ete Ogun; Co-founder, Emergency Response Africa, Folake Owodunni; Data Center Computer Systems, Dell Tecnologies, Tolulope Fadamitan; Executive Director, Media Investments & Sponsorships, Omnicom Media Group, Yinka Adebayo; CEO, CWG Plc, Adewale Adeyipo; and Partner, Olajide Oyewole, Solape Peters.