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Ariana Huffington Hits Hoboken! (and other Highlights from the Propelify Innovation Fest last week)

Photos of my favorite speakers / panels from the festival:
1. Ariana Huffington (Thrive Global) + Laurel Toubey (Flatiron Investors)

2. Jeremy Smerd, Editor, Crain’s New York Business, interviewing Ryan Harwood, Founder/CEO, PureWow

3. Michael Won,, Hicham Dudghiri,, Frida Polli, Founder/CEO,, and Justin Hendrix, NYC Media Lab (was the Panel Moderator)

4: Aaron Price, Founder of […]

By |May 21st, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

5 PM Events In The Next 10 Days!

1. Book Chat: with Jack Ewing – on his new book about the Volkswagen “Defeat Device Scandal”

Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 PM
Location: NYU Stern (Tisch Hall) 40 West 4th Street
Author Jack Ewing interviewed live about his new book: “Faster, Higher, Farther” (The Volkswagen Scandal)
Twitter: #JackEwing
Reg. Link

2. Propelify Innovation Festival 2017 (Hoboken, NJ, Pier A, on the […]

By |May 13th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Recommended: Book + Lecture + Article about VW’s amazingly costly “Defeat Device” Scandal

Imagine buying a car you thought was “green,” and then finding out it was deliberately designed to reduce emissions only while it’s being inspected (but then pollutes like crazy when you’re driving it out on the road!)
3 amazing things about this scandal:
1) That a name revered for quality like Volkswagen would deliberately risk their reputation […]

By |May 10th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

1 more section added for my PMP class at NYU: starts June 5 (Monday & Thursday evenings)

For PMs who couldn’t register for my Saturdays PMP class at NYU starting June 10, a new Section 4 has just been added (Monday & Thursday evenings, starts June 5).

PMP Prep – Section 4 <– Registration Link

And here are my additional upcoming classes at NYU SPS:

PMP Prep: April 9 – May 7 <–Sold Out
PMP […]

By |May 5th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Exclusive Discount on the PMP Exam Simulator: $10 off through May 31 (coupon code)

Key to passing the PMP Exam is getting very good at answering practice questions. And for the month of May, I am offering a discount on the best test tool I know of: The PMP Exam Simulator (the one I recommend to all my NYU PMP students).

Just use the following Coupon Code and Registration Link:

Coupon Code:     […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|NYCScrum, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Outstanding Presentation on Sustainability last nite: Laurent Claquin (ISSP NYC)

A large group of sustainability-minded professionals and students was treated to an extremely well-received seminar last night by Laurent Claquin, President of Kering Americas (parent company of 20 global luxury, sports, and lifestyle brands, including Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, and Puma).

The event was part of the excellent Leaders In Sustainability series by ISSP […]

By |April 20th, 2017|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Special Events For PMs In April

 1) ISSP NYC – Free Spring Networking Event
(International Society of Sustainability Professionals)

Event: Free Meet-Up: Food & Drinks
A Chance To Try The Impossible Burger  (100% cow-less burger!)
Location: Bareburger: 535 LaGuardia Place (Btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St)
Day/Date/Time: Monday, April 3, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Hash-Tag: #ISSP, #Bareburger, #ImpossibleBurger, #ISSPNYC
Registration Link

2) Special Event: NYC Scrum April Meetup (Rob Purdie!) 

Presenter: Rob Purdie: […]

By |March 14th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Events For PMs in NYC in March

1) NYC SCRUM – Monthly Event for March – Co-Hosted by: Mary Pratt and Dana Pylayeva! 

Topic: “Growing by Sharing – Transitioning a Group to a Self-Directed Model” (This workshop will also be presented at the Global Scrum Gathering, San Diego in April 2017)
Speaker: Mary Pratt, Senior VP at Edelman, CSM, CSPO, CSP, Professional Scrum  Master, and co-founder of NYC Scrum
Speaker: Dana Pylayeva, Agile […]

By |February 18th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments

February Events For PMs in NYC!

1) PMI NYC – Monthly Chapter Event

Event: Integrating & Extending PM and BA Roles to drive Business Value
Speaker: Mike Callahan – AgileLayer, Partner
Day/Date/Time – Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 5:30 PM –  8:30 PM
Location: SUNY Global Center at 116 E 55th St. <= Location Change!
Info/Reg Link

2) MLK Week 2017 at NYU (Feb 6-10)

Main Event: Thursday — This event has been […]

By |January 31st, 2017|NYU, NYU PMP, PMP|0 Comments

Hello, Papua, New Guinea! FB Likes for my book from 45 Countries so far!

Reaching international readers is very special to me because my parents both emigrated to the US from Poland (neither one speaking any English when they first came over).

I wrote The Project Management Answer Book in easy-to-read Q&A format to make the PMI best practices short and clear, but also highly-detailed. It provides more info than […]

By |January 28th, 2017|NYU PMP|0 Comments