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Tuesday, June 26 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
#261: Project Management Throwdown: How Not to Get Chopped

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Basic
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-18-596-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; PDU 1.25 PMI 2166-000224; RN 1.25

This forum will be a debate format with three speakers providing point-counter-point perspectives on the topic of what makes a good project manager.

Learning Objectives

Describe the critical competencies and attributes that will differentiate high performing project managers in the future workplace.


Kemi Yusuf


What Makes the Master Project Manager?
Eva M. Finney

Technical Specialty? Certifications? School of Hard Knocks? The Mix of Qualifications That Makes the Best Program Manager
Dan Tierno, MA, MBA

Project Management 2030: Anatomy of an Exceptional Project Manager
Kemi Yusuf

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Eva Finney

Director, Global Project & Alliance Management, Merck & Co., Inc.
Eva M. Finney, Ph.D., PMP, is Director, Global Project and Alliance Management at Merck, where she has been a Project Manager for 15 years. She has managed multiple development programs from early to late stage, including several NDA submissions leading to successful product approvals... Read More →
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Dan Tierno

Associate Director, Global Clinical Data Sciences and Analytics, Bayer
Mr. Dan Tierno has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, specializing in drug development, data sciences and analytics for clinical trials, and commercialization of novel small molecule and cell based therapeutics. Mr. Tierno has spoken on training... Read More →
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Kemi Yusuf

Head, International PV Strategy and Office of the Product Safety Team, AbbVie, Inc.
Kemi Yusuf leads International Pharmacovigilance (PV) Strategy and Office of the Product Safety Team within AbbVie. She has over 15 years of experience in developing and implementing global transformational strategies to elevate business performance, expand capabilities, strengthen... Read More →

Tuesday June 26, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Room 153ABC Boston Convention and Exhibition Center 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 USA
  07: ProjMgt-StrategicPlanning, Forum