Join us on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 5 p.m. at the PM4Real project managers gathering, where we will explore multi-country and multi-site project management. The event will take place hybridly, live at Endava and via Zoom. By participating in the event, you will gain 2 PDU points.

Multi-country, multi-site project management can be a challenge due to the need to coordinate across different time zones, cultures, and infrastructure. However, some key things can be done to ensure a successful outcome. By being aware of the range of challenges and taking steps to address them, organizations can increase the likelihood of success that the project is delivered in full, on time, within budget and with satisfaction when undertaking a multi-country, multi-site project.

The presentation will include defining the objective, developing robust plans that take into account different time zones, cultures and infrastructure, and managing communication and expectations among stakeholders. We will include also a Case study of multi-site project management from Australia and outline the differences in project management in Europe and Australia.

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Robert Bratuša Brant, Prince2, CSM, is an international IT/digital and business transformation specialist and he works as a Delivery Manager at Endava Slovenia. He managed around 60 IT and business projects, where he set the vision and strategy for long-term prosperity. His business experience includes Europe, Asia, and Australia. Robert has a remarkable commercially astute, and exceptional combination of leadership, innovations, and operational and technical skills. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration - Corporate Finance from EF, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from FRI, University of Ljubljana. Robert's qualifications include a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Prince2 and CSM - Certified Scrum Master.

The event is free, non-members are also welcome. The presentation will be held in English.

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Join us, on Thursday, the 20th of October, at 5pm for a presentation about Design Thinking in Project Delivery. The event will take place hybridly, live at Endava and via Zoom. By participating in the event, you will gain 2 PDU points.

As part of the Industry Innovation Lab Daša was lucky to use Design Thinking in practice and ever since she loves sharing its beauty of it with the world. One might think that Design Thinking is made for designers or for creative individuals & teams. However, it is far from the truth. Design Thinking is a framework that is complementary to the Agile framework and is becoming more and more popular in complex environments.  In the lecture, we will see how and why Design Thinking can add value to everyone when used in project management – project managers, product managers, engineers and customers – creating and resulting in better projects.

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Daša Rotar is an outside-the-box thinker, who loves people interaction, embraces new challenges & is passionate about technology . She is also a big fan of Design Thinking which showed her how empathy can make "miracles"  . In the last 17 years she has been diving into different domains and job roles -  applying the product, project, strategy, marketing, and sales management to technology products in the energy, intralogistics, medical, finance, and IT sectors on a global scale.

The event is free, non-members are also welcome. The presentation will be held in English. Join PMI Slovenia for a research, Q&A, discussion, and networking!

After the summer break, you are invited to the September PM4Real, which will take place on September 29, 2022, at 5 p.m. This year's PM4Real is organized together with PMO Global Institute Inc which is the global body for PMO Certifications. The topic will be Fast Track Your PMO , the PMO Global Institute Inc.'s signature event. The event will take place hybridly, live at Endava and via Zoom. By participating in the event, you will gain 2 PDU points.

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The event is free, non-members are also welcome. The presentation will be held in English.

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Sonja Kralj is experienced Chief Information Technology Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the mining & metals industry. Skilled in Business Process, Enterprise Software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Management, and Change Management. Strong information technology professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Economics/Banking and Finances from Univerza v Ljubljani.

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Gregor Androjna helps organizations and individuals to systematically achieve needed value in projects, portfolios and organization's strategy. He provides consulting, coaching and training services for organizations seeking to establish or improve Project Management Office. He puts in front business needs by using the unique hands-on PMO implementation methodology called Impact Engine PMO from PMO Strategies or/and CB-PMO framework from PMO Global Institute. He also have 20 years of wide experiences related to Project Management, gained in energy production investments and mechanical system and production line installations.

Corrine O'Brien is an expert communicator who has benefitted from engaging in multiple work experiences across industry verticals, including; finance, education and hospitality. She has a deep understanding of the diversity of project management, gaining cross-cultural expertise from operating in 6 countries across 3 continents over the past 16 years. She understands how hard it can be to drive constructive and lasting change in organizations. By sharing the knowledge of PMO Global Institute’s CB-PMO Framework and Guidebook, Corrine strives to change the fabric of PMOs across continents, by ensuring PMOs are not simply performing, but succeeding, thriving and speaking the same global language.

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We are very proud to announce that PMI Slovenia, Ljubljana Chapter, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The celebration will take place in a pleasant environment of Orehov gaj (Walnut Grove) in Ljubljana on September 14th, 2022, from 5pm on. We will use this opportunity to share a little bit of the history of our Chapter with PMI members and dear colleagues, to celebrate the joint successful work of the past 20 years.

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We have prepared a few more surprises for you, which we will reveal at the event itself.

Please register as soon as possible or by September 5, 2022 at the latest.

The event will take place in any weather.

We look forward to meeting all the members and supporters of PMI Slovenia.

Dear Members,

you are invited to the informal gathering PM4Beer, on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 6 p.m. See you at Kratochwill Restaurant in BTC.

The meeting is intended for all PMI Slovenia members, so that we can spent some time together informally, and forge acquaintances and friendships that originate from project management that we all have in common.

Please register for the gathering to make it easier to arrange a table reservation.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Join us, on Thursday, June 26, at 5pm for a discussion on the importance of leadership style for successful projects.

Have you ever felt that we should be working in environment where projects are running smooth, the team cooperates well, everyone’s voice is being recognized, we all feel understood, our ideas and work is valued, there is a good team spirit, knowledge sharing and personal growth is present, sharing and caring about each other is intrinsic, we have great performance and over all on job satisfaction is high?

There are many factors that contribute or impede having such kind of work environment. One of them which contributes with great importance is leadership style and mindset.

Let’s discuss the servant leadership, what it is, how to be one and its importance for the project success and overall satisfaction.

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Zoran Smrzlić is a project professional, with 20 years’ experience, promotor of good ideas and practices. Person with strong leadership skills always in pursuit to understand and to seek answers. Proven in closing difficult projects in different industries. As Project manager worked in Telco, Utilities, Oil&Gas and Retail industries. Have lead teams from 5 people on innovative product ideation and development projects and up to 50+ people on large scale IT systems implementation projects.

The event is free, non-members are also invited. Accreditation holders will receive 2 PDUs. The presentation will be held in Slovene.

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You are invited to the next PM4Real event Agile inside PMO - how to be collaborative?, which will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 5 pm online.

PMO plays a vital role inside the organization towards the business excellence and organizational goal. Does the flavor of agile help to empower the organizational objectives? Mr. Mahesh says yes, agile concepts can ensure work is aligned with strategy, and teams work on the right thing, in the best way. In turn, an agile way of working maximizes value and minimizes risk for the enterprise.

Being agile means turning into creative problem-solvers, rapid responders, and iterative collaborators who turn feedback into innovation.

It is a fact that in today’s immediate and dynamic environment, a change from pure traditional PMO to little agile flavor, Mr. Mahesh says hybrid environment is always good for business success.

Join us and let’s together discuss how to be an agile collaborative.

Mahesh EV, (PMP®, PRINCE2®, ASM®, CSPM, CSAPM, BVOPMTM, LSS-BB, CLPM) is a Program Manager with more than 12 years of industrial experiences in Thermal, Oil & Gas and Renewable energy sectors. He is currently working with ReNew Power from India as a Program manager. He has MBA in Project management & B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering. He is a senior official of International Association of Project Managers (IAPM) – Metropolitan Areas of New Delhi, Calicut (Kerala) & Trivandrum (Kerala).

The event will be held in English.

PM4Real is dedicated to PMs for practice sharing and networking. It is free of charge; non-members are also welcomed. Accreditation holders will receive 2 PDUs.

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Join us, on the next PM4Real event on Thursday, 21st of April 2022, at 5pm to explore how to deal with crisis and stressful times in project management. PM4Real is dedicated to PMs for practice sharing and networking.

We have also prepared a Zoom meeting for all those who will not be able to attend the meeting live.

The event is free of charge, non-members are also welcomed. Accreditation holders will receive 2 PDUs (1 strategic + 1 technical).

Not a single project is executed in a perfect way. On every project they are obstacles that must be overcome, if we want that project is successful. It is not necessary that we have a crisis moment in every project, but some stressful times are guaranteed. Pressure from stakeholders generates changes and changes increases the complexity of the management task, jeopardizing cost, and project certainty. That is why it is said that Project Manager (PM) is no doubt one of the most stressful jobs out there, as the PM is directly responsible and accountable for the success or failure of a project.

Some PMs believed that they can handle and cope with the high level of stress but there are some who are ignoring or refuse to recognize that they are under stress. The experience of stress is not only impacting the cognitive and behavioral performance, it can also have a negative impact on your personal health, wellbeing, and family life. You might not able to change the amount of stress you have on a daily basis, but you can change how you deal with it. It is important to manage the stress before it becomes more and more difficult to handle and manage.

Join us and let’s together discuss about stress and crises in project management.

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Marko Golob has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master's degree in Business Administration. Beside a certificate from Engineering Chamber of Slovenia he is also PMP certified. Marko has a strong Project Management background working in different expert areas from designing machinery to building petrol stations. After almost 10 years in engineering, he has switched his career to IT and become Project Manager at Adacta. He is currently writing a scientific article about Proactive behavior at Project work, which will open the door for doctoral study.

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We invite you to the PM4Real event, March 17 at 5 pm. The event is intended for new and existing members. We decided to do this event hybrid, so you can join us live on the premises of Endava or via Zoom.

In the first part, we will make an orientation presentation for new members, which can also be useful for existing members if you may have already forgotten something.

We will introduce you to the benefits of membership:

In the second part we will have kick-off projects and activities of our association. Some of you have already signed up with answers in the active membership questionnaire to participate in projects such as:

The rest of you who haven't applied for these activities and would like to, you are more than welcome to join us and together we will co-create the purpose of our association.

Dear Members,

The year has come around and it’s time for our General Assembly 2022. We look forward to reuniting, even though online. Together, we will look at what good we have done for our community of project managers over the past year. We will welcome the new members and also the new members of the Executive Board, as this year we will hold elections before our annual General Assembly. We will also prepare and present the annual and financial report. We can't wait to see what the annual plan for 2022 brings us.

So join us on February 17, 2022 at 5 p.m. Please confirm your participation by registering.

Kind regards, PMI Slovenia, Ljubljana Chapter

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