February 2019 Chapter Meeting: Project Management: The Importance of Leadership - Exception

February 2019 Chapter Meeting: Project Management: The Importance of Leadership - Exception




About the presenter

Brad Elenbaas

Brad Elenbaas has over thirty years’ experience in the IT industry, with over twenty as a professional services project management consultant. Brad spent nineteen years in the project management profession at IBM Global Services, and spent a decade managing a flagship enterprise project management program on one of IBM’s largest worldwide U.S. accounts.

For the last four years, Brad has been employed by Paradigm Consulting Group in Winnipeg, and manages projects as a consultant for a local Winnipeg customer. Brad has a keen interest in the development of extraordinary teams to deliver extraordinary results, and the application of leadership skills in achieving such outcomes. Brad has also applied his professional skills in managing volunteer projects, including development of I.T. applications used by non-profit organizations.


About the topic being presented 

As a project manager, are you a scribe, or a leader?!? Project management as a knowledge domain and discipline can be learned, with many in our professional carrying various certification levels. The ‘art’ of project management is leadership, far less common, but a characteristic which can elevate a project manager and delivery results from ordinary to truly great. The value, criticality, and the difference leadership makes will be highlighted in a compelling case study, where one of the greatest all-time demonstrations of project management leadership will be discussed.

Key lessons on leadership provided by this real-life account – now incorporated in executive leadership programmes around the world – will be highlighted. You will come away with a better appreciation of the difference real project management leadership makes, for your team, your customer, project success.

Event Date:                                                        Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Location:                                                            Radisson Hotel



11:30 am                                                             Registration/Networking

11:30 am – 12:00 pm                                      Lunch

12:00 pm                                                              Speaker presentation


  • $30 + GST Pre-Registered PMI Manitoba Members
  • $40 + GST     Pre-Registered Non-Members
  • $50 incl GST   Walk-ups (cash, cheque or credit card) 

Event Info:  

  • Registration is limited to 100 guests
  • Buffet style lunch included
  • Registration closes Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 11:59 pm
  • Event attendance is worth one (1) Leadership Development Unit (PDU).
  • No refunds.  Substitutions permitted providing the substitute is eligible for the same price.

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Event Properties

Event Date 02-12-2019 11:30 am
Event End Date 02-12-2019 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2019
Cut off date 02-11-2019 11:55 pm
Individual Price Member Price: $30
Location Radisson Hotel Downtown Winnipeg
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