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Evening Program: Forming & Leading Teams of Experts
Monday 17 September 2012, 05:30pm - 08:30pm
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17 September 2012 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Michaels at Shoreline 
2960 No. Shoreline Blvd 
Mountain View, CA 94043-1357

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Forming & Leading Teams of Experts


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Last date for On-line Registration: 09/14/2012 



Join us as we explore team decision making and the challenges in blending human expertise. This talk will cover how teams become more effective at making decisions quickly and reaching a working consensus.  Sean will share real world examples of where new expertise was required for project success and where expertise that had traditionally been essential to success now blinded a team to new possibilities. He will address how expertise can help a team to identify and manage risks.


Sean will offer practical tips for how to:

  • Improve the timeliness and quality of decisions
  • Foster effective collaboration on teams that include experts from different fields
  • Manage risk, constraints and trade-offs


Whether you are a talented engineer, a product manager, or an engineering executive you will learn some practical tips for building and leading teams of experts.



About the Speaker:


Sean Murphy has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life since he could drive. He has served as an advisor to dozens of startups, helping them explore new options and bringing their businesses to new levels. SKMurphy, Inc., focuses on early customers and early revenue for software startups, helping engineers to understand business development. Their clients have offerings in electronic design automation, artificial intelligence, web-enabled collaboration, proteomics, text analytics, legal services automation, and medical services workflow.

Program Agenda:

5:30 PM - Sign In and Networking
6:15 PM - Buffet or Coffee & Dessert
6:50 PM - President's Corner 
7:00 PM - Featured Speaker 
8:30 PM - Adjourn

Plan Ahead Registration:


PMISV Members: $25 
Non-Members: $30
Full-time Students: $20 (PMISV Members)
Full-time Students: $25 (Non-Members)

Coffee & Dessert:
PMISV Members: $12
Non-Members: $17

At-the-Door Registration:
(for Buffet Dinner Option Only)

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first come, first served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMISV Members: $30

Non-Members: $35

Only Check or Cash accepted. No At-the-Door Registration for Coffee & Dessert Option 


Name: Mohan Govardhanan, PMP
           Rich Condon, PMP 
           Rekha Amble, PMP
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PDU Info:

1.5 - Category A
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Cancellation Policy:

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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