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Project Management Plays Critical Roles in the New Challenging Environment

Track:
Project/Portfolio Management and Strategic Planning

Day & Time:
June 18, 3:30PM - 5:00PM (Pacific Standard Time)

Session Number:
379

Room Number:
1A

Level:
Advanced

Type:
Forum

Title:
Project Management Plays Critical Roles in the New Challenging Environment

Chair(s):
John Z. Sun, PhD, MBA, PMP
Global Project Manager, IIS Primary Care
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, United States

Description:
Many people narrowly define the project managers as those who set up deadlines and chase team members for deliverables. Not entirely true! This session will show what project management truly is and what the project managers can do.

This session has been developed by the DIA Project Management Community.

Learning Objective(s):
Appraise the value of project management in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry; Describe how to become a better leader to the project team by focusing on what matters at the organization.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Panelist
Alberto Grignolo
Corporate Vice President
PAREXEL, United States

Panelist
Leigh Shultz, PhD, PMP
Executive Director, Global Project Management
Merck & Co., Inc., United States

Panelist
Sandra A. Milligan, JD, MD
VP, Regulatory Affairs, Immunology, Infectious Disease & Ophthalmology
Genentech Inc., A Member of the Roche Group, United States