PDMA NY/NJ Chapter Event - October 11th, Fairfield, NJ
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Middle Atlantic Products 300 Fairfield Road Fairfield, NJ 07004 Directions
The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals. The NY/NJ Chapter is dedicated to sharing knowledge of best practices and supporting a vibrant regional new product development community.
The chapter will be hosting a fall networking event on October 11th (6:30 PM) at Middle Atlantic Products in Fairfield, NJ. The evening's topic will be Leveraging Project Management in Innovation.
Many companies devote substantial resources to identifying new business opportunities and generating new product ideas. But even if the ideation process is rich, the subsequent project outcomes can be negative if not managed properly.
This event will feature experts in the manufacturing and financial arenas who will share with attendees today’s best practices in project management for innovation.
The discussion will center on the following tools and techniques and how they can be optimized to ensure your company’s success:
• How to navigate through ambiguity and uncertainty to balance imagination with critical and analytical thinking;
• How to utilize techniques like Mind Mapping and PERT to visualize ideas, organize tasks, and transform them into action;
• How to manage the innovation project and ensure it is delivered on time and on budget, whether it is a manufactured product, a game changing service, or a brand re-invention.
• What are some of the pitfalls to avoid and lessons learned.
For event details, go to the event page listed below.
Event Price: $25.00 Member Price: $20.00 Early Bird End Date: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 Additional Information: Event registration page: http://www.pdma.org/e/in/eid=58
Event Website: http://www.pdma.org/p/cm/ld/fid=462 Online Registration Available: Yes
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