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Come and join us for this year’s Project Management Best Practices Conference 2021 (online) 10 December


Project Management for Resilience and Recovery

This year’s Project Management Best Practices conference will provide you with a series of presentations on current project management trends and will devote a special section on how PM2 Methodology and the mindset behind it can enable and support Greek National Recovery and Resilience Agency co-funded projects.

The event is offered by Global Business Management Consultants in association with the Hellenic American Union and it is supported by PMAlliance.

This event is also under the aegis of CRES – Center of Renewable Energy Sources and Saving

The conference language is Greek and English. The language of each session will be designated with GR or EN.

Gain up to 6 PDUs and 2 CPEs

9.00-9.15 – Welcoming – Dimitris Pefanis, Director of Financial & Business Content, cnn.gr / DPG Media, Moderator

Opening Remarks: Spyridon Economou, President, Center for Renewable Energy Sources & Saving. A necessity for a strong societal needs-policies-projects value chain.

9.15 – 15.00 – Theme A – PM² project management best practices and mindsets in the service of EU’s National Recovery and Resilience program.

9.15 – 9.45 – The PM² Advantage: Best practices for public organizations and international institutions (EN)
Nicos Kourounakis
, MAsc, MBA, PM², IPMA-D, PMP, PM² Alliance Founding Member and CEO

9.45 – 10.15 – Managing the RRF portfolio of projects: the case of PM(GR)
Christos Bouras, Head of IT Unit – RRFA ICT Portfolio Manager at Greek National Recovery and Resilience Agency

10.15 – 10.45 – Structural Reforms in Greece: Process and Practice (GR)
Spyros Dimitriou, Associate Partner, Business & Public Policy Consulting, EY

10.45 – 11.00 – Break

11.00 – 11.30 – Digital Transformation as an integral part of the Greek RRF: The role of PM2 in the coordination and governance of the ICT Portfolio (EN)
Marios Skiadas, Key Expert in Digital Transformation, Expertise France

11.30 – 12.00 – The participation principle as a key enabler for the effective implementation of National Recovery and Resilience Plans
Nancy Routzouni, IT Portfolio Officer at DIGIT European Commission, Researcher and Ph.D Candidate at the University of Aegean

12.00-12.30 –  The value of the PM² Methodology in supporting the management of project-based technical assistance to EU Member States via the EC’s Technical Support (TSI) Programme(EN)
Daniele Dotto, Deputy Director, Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM), European Commission

12.30-13.00 – From business justification to project implementation: mapping the alternative approaches of the RRF funded project (EN)
Dr. Ilias Katsagounos, PM², PMP, RMP, M_o_R, IT Portfolio Consultant at DG GROW (European Commission)

13.00-14.00 Break

14.00 – 15.00 – Panel Discussion: How PM2 Methodology and the mindset behind it enables and supports Greece’s National Recovery and Resilience Agency Program. (GR)

Moderator:

  • Dr. Ilias Katsagounos, PM², PMP, RMP, M_o_R, IT Portfolio Consultant at DG GROW (European Commission)

Panelists:

  • Athina Manta, Policy Officer, DG REFORM, European Commission
  • Marios Skiadas, Key Expert in Digital Transformation, Expertise France
  • Christos Bouras, Head of IT Unit – RRFA ICT Portfolio Manager at Greek National Recovery and Resilience Agency
  • Athanasios Raptis, Director, Greek National School of Public Administration

15.00-17.00 Theme B – Project Management best practices and case studies

15.00-15.30 – Experiences from the Project Management of the euCONSENT project and the value of PM2
Kostas Flokos, General Manager, UpcoMinds

15.30 – 16.00 – Ai Stratis Green Island Project – Management challenges in Pilot Projects
Vera Krouska, Project Manager, Terna Energy SA & Anna Chatzifoti, Project Manager, Terna Energy SA

16.00 – 16.15 Break

16.15 – 16.45 – Project Managers’ Value Adders in Managing Digitalization/Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (D.A.M) Projects (EN)
Gavin Oh Huan Khoon, Managing Partner, CEO, GBMC, Singapore

16.45 – 17.00 Closure

This event is targeted to project managers and middle- to senior-level executives involved in project design and implementation, as well as senior level executives who are involved in strategic development, R&D and corporate development. University faculty, students and consultants are also invited.Up to 6 PDUs can be applied towards PMI® credential retention and 2 up to 5 CPEs can be applied towards ISACA’s credential retention.

https://www.hau.gr/en-us/training/events/2021/project-management-best-practices-online-dekemvrios-2021

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