Effective leadership is fundamental to successful project management, and leadership is one of the three core components of the PMI “Talent Triangle.”

Are you a seasoned project or program manager who wishes to build and work with high-performing teams? Would you like to learn how to better deal with the uncertainties and challenges in your projects from experienced practitioners and like-minded professionals?

Then please plan to join us at the upcoming 2017 PMI Silicon Valley Annual Symposium on October 2-3 in the heart of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


Here's one of our featured keynote speakers


Zachary Wong, PhD

The Three Critical Human Factors in Project Leadership and Performance


The Symposium event will feature four keynote presentations and two tracks of excellent presentations (14 education-focused PDUs for PMI credential holders with a minimum of 8 in the leadership category) covering topics such as:

  • Dealing with global and distributed contributors
  • Securing reliable support from stakeholders, customers, and sponsors
  • Defusing conflicts
  • Motivating project team members
  • Achieving collaborative results
  • Recognizing and rewarding team performance
  • Communicating effectively
  • …and many other aspects of effective project leadership


Presentations will include:

  • Case studies showing where leadership techniques have made a measurable difference to organizations
  • Skills and techniques – “war stories” that will let you benefit from the complications others have encountered and will help you achieve better results. 
  • Success stories success stories holding valuable lessons learned


Over the two days of keynotes, presentations, and discussions, you will hear from and connect with leading project leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond. Come away with enhanced leadership skills, discoveries of new ideas and techniques for building teamwork, and a network of your peer project leaders. Join us and Register Now!

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