The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Cyprus Chapter organizes The 6th Project Management Conference ‘Pursuing Organizational Resilience’ on Friday, 18th of November 2022 at Hilton Nicosia, Cyprus.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) Cyprus Chapter organizes for the 6th consecutive year the ‘Project Management Conference’.
Participants will have the opportunity to be inspired by acclaimed keynote speakers, to learn about the emerging trends on Project Management, to obtain techniques and tools, as well as to exchange ideas and opinions with other professionals from different industries and sectors in Cyprus and abroad.
• To learn about the emerging trends on Project Management
• To attain techniques and useful tools
• To be inspired by Keynote Speakers
• To network with other industry professionals
• To earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)
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Paul Hodgkins is currently the Executive Director of Paul Hodgkin’s Consultancy. Paul joined Siemens in 1984 as a graduate trainee and within two years entered the world of Project Management. From February 2006 until June 2013, he was responsible for leading Siemens global programme addressing project business known as PM@Siemens, across the UK and North West Europe and in April 2009, Paul was nominated as one of only ten key influencers in the UK in relation to the profession of project and programme management. In July 2013 he established his own business, Paul Hodgkins Project Consultancy, where he helps businesses “unleash the power of projects and programmes”. He continues to be recognised for his contribution in developing the project management profession and has written articles for and appeared in many project management publications as well as being a keynote speaker at numerous project management events around the world. Paul was appointed as a Fellow of the Association for Project Management (FAPM) in October 2009 and represented Siemens as part of the PMI Global Executive Council and APM Corporate Leaders Advisory Group.
Costas Tjiapouras, PMP®, MBA, M.Sc.Eng, has more than twenty years of experience in Program/Project Management and throughout his career has managed successfully a multitude of diverse and complex IT projects. Currently he holds a position as a Program Manager – Digital Factory, at the Information Technology Department of Bank of Cyprus.
Spencer is currently the President of Altium Leadership. He has been CEO of a leadership company and Vice President of a NASDAQ company which developed IMAX theaters in tourist destinations. There he worked with major organizations such as IMAX Corp., National Geographic Television, Radio City Productions, Disney Films and Larry Miller Theater’s, Inc. Additionally he worked with a performance training company and his clients including the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation, Sodexho, Dunkin’ Brands, Wendy’s International and Brinker International. Spencer is a speaker with Vistage which is the largest speakers bureau in the world. He is also a member of the National Speakers Association. He is a co-author of the “Speakers on Life” anthology “The Power of the Platform” along with Jack Canfield, Les Brown, Brian Tracy and more.
Lysa combines her wealth of commercial experience, along with her academic background to help organisations to bring the best out of their people and their businesses. Lysa has been delivering workshops, executive coaching, group facilitation, consultancy and keynote talks to organisations across Europe for the last 15 years. Lysa holistically brings together key areas of focus such as business strategy, transformation, change management, culture, emotional intelligence, motivation, performance, culture, leadership, employee engagement, and personal development to solve complex problems and improve the performance of organisations. Lysa completed her MBA at Newcastle University and also has a Harvard qualification in Entrepreneurship. She is an accredited NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer, an ILM accredited Professional Coach, EMCC Master Coach and Mentor, and a proud TedX speaker.
Nicos is a Senior Executive with 29 years of international expertise in the construction, finance and distribution sectors. His experience includes leading and delivering large-scale, world-class construction projects in Europe, the ex-soviet CIS states (including Eurasia) and the Middle East. Nicos’ skill-set includes very senior roles in Finance, Construction, Project Management and Development Management and extensive experience at Board level in banking with the European Bank for Redevelopment and subsequently in private enterprise. He has a strong focus on communication and partnering strategies to facilitate project execution and very strong leadership skills. At EPPIC, Nicos leads the technical management and financial systems of projects, from initiation through to execution and delivery. His broad experience across many business sectors and in numerous board representations, gives him a wealth of practical management to devote to our clients.
Christian is the Founder and CEO of Rakonto Inc., a SaaS provider that helps individuals and organizations request, record and share their most important stories. He also serves as Knowledge Management Advisor to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). For the past 6+ years has overseen the IOC’s Structured Interview project, for which Christian has interviewed more than 1,000 executives, department heads, advisors and stakeholders who have shared their stories, knowledge and learnings, on video, with future Games organizers. From 2006 to 2014 Christian headed the Knowledge Management Practice of Event Knowledge Services, a sports management consultancy based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to that, Christian served as a technology project manager for the Salt Lake 2002 and Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games, following his work with IBM as a functional consultant in HR and training administration.
Mindset & High-Performance Coach, Greece
Valentina Kordi is a Certified Mindset & High-Performance Coach for Executives, Teams & Entrepreneurs, International Motivational Speaker, TEDx speaker and the author of the best-seller book “Success Is A Mind Game”. She has 11 years of experience as an Executive & Business Coach having coached businesspersons and C-level executives from SME up to big multinational companies such as Microsoft, Novartis, Coca-Cola, Nissan Motor Corporation, Biomarin Pharmaceutics, Unilever, Sephora, AstraZeneca and others worldwide to achieve their corporate and professional goals, build their leadership skills and manage effectively changes in individual and team level, by changing their mindset and behaviors, after having worked herself for 15 years as a Business Administration Executive specializing in multinational companies. She’s listed as one of ICAP’s Leading Women of Business in Greece and one of Brainz Magazine 500 Companies and Influential Leaders, recognized for her success and dedication to helping others.
Owner and Managing Director of Dale Carnegie Cyprus, (DC Personal and Professional Development Ltd) since March 2017, part of Dale Carnegie & Associates International company. 30 years of Banking Experience ranging from frontline customer service to Senior Manager positions. Has been a Dale Carnegie ISO Certified Trainer since 1996, through which has trained hundreds of professionals. Strongly believes that “The most valuable and precious asset within any organization is its employees”.
Sina is an Economist turned Business Consultant and Project Management Professional, working at KPMG Cyprus. She holds a BSc and MSc in Economics and she is an APM PMQ qualified Project Manager. Having gained extensive experience from working in London for several years, at large-scale projects across an array of sectors, including Technology, Finance, Transportation, Water, Energy, and Infrastructure, Sina moved back to Cyprus and since then has been supporting companies to navigate change, become more efficient and improve the way they operate. She has been leading project delivery of large and complex projects for some of the biggest organizations in Cyprus mainly focusing in the financial and banking sectors.
KPMG has been operating in Cyprus since 1948 and currently employs more than 800 professionals working from 6 offices across the island. It is a member of KPMG International Limited, a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG operates in 143 countries and territories and has approximately 265,000 people working in member firms around the world. Clients look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high-order professional capabilities, industry insight, local knowledge and expertise.
NewCytech Business Solutions Ltd is a subsidiary of Logicom Public Ltd, specializing in systems integration. Newcytech offers a comprehensive range of products and services to complement and enhance the technology solutions that our clients demand. As the leading system solution integrator in Cyprus, Newcytech has established win-win, strategic relationships with the most prominent international technology vendors, and has created and delivered innovative value-add services to customers and successfully completed multiple integration projects for important organizations.
Odyssey is a leader in Cybersecurity, supporting organizations around the globe to become cyber resilient by building an effective and applicable Cybersecurity Strategy. For more than two decades Odyssey empowers customers to adhere to compliance requirements and effectively manage their digital risks to be able to effectively anticipate, respond, swiftly recover, and adapt to the destructive threats of a dynamically expanding threat landscape. Odyssey’s holistic approach combines five pillars of solutions, services and products: Advisory Services (GRC), Managed Security / Detection & Response Services (MSDR), ClearSkies™ Threat & Vulnerability Management Platform, Cloud Security and Integrated Solutions. Each of the five pillars, both separately or combined, enable organizations to manage emerging Digital Risks, in all operational aspects of your organization: People, Process and Technology.
CBS IT Systems Cyprus LTD is one of the main Systems Integrator in Information Technology and Telecommunications in Cypriot market. The company’s objective is to offer integrated Turn-Key Solutions in IT Infrastructure, Networking & Telecommunications, Services, Security, Software and Consulting to Industrial and Commercial Markets and to Business Professionals – focusing mainly on the middle and large corporations of the Private Sector, Public Sector, Banking and Telecoms, helping them to achieve the best performance by increasing their productivity.
Founded in 1963, cdbbank (Cyprus Development Bank) is today one of the country’s leading niche financial institutions dedicated to satisfying the needs of domestic and international clients. cdbbank offers a wide range of specialised financial services and products, designed to accommodate the sophisticated requirements of its clientele which consists of corporate and institutional clients and high net worth individuals. The Bank’s vision is to be the reference Bank for businesspeople. Relying on its long-term experience and high level of expertise, cdbbank aspires to establish long-term relationships of trust with its clients, always delivering excellence and value.
AC Goldman Solutions & Services GSS Ltd, is a company which was founded in 2013 and is active in the ICT sector covering a wide range of services. The company started with two employees and today has 30+ employees. It has also managed to establish itself in the Cypriot market and presents a steady increase in its turnover. Its main customers are banks, insurance companies, airlines, the Cyprus Government, and other large organizations. The company participated as a partner in five innovative European programs (under the CEF program) implementing them in full and bringing multiple benefits to both the State and the wider public and private companies in Cyprus. Goldman, invests in its people as one of the main pillars of success, development, and sustainability, enabling them to continuously develop their skills through a wide range of seminars and programs available from various companies in Cyprus and abroad.
HF Markets is a multi-asset regulated broker with a global brand name providing trading services and facilities to both retail and professional clients around the world. As one of the leaders in the Financial Technology industry in Cyprus, we employ highly talented people to run multiple projects using the latest technologies in an agile environment with the aim to deliver advanced trading products and services.
RedMax Technologies Ltd. is a technology company specializing in fiber optics, evolving through the years into an innovative and leading turnkey solutions provider in the area of telecommunications, specifically and exclusively focused on business customers. RedMax’s leading role as a turnkey telecommunication solutions provider in Cyprus, resulted gathering under one roof the best worldwide technological partners and offering the most advanced and pioneering solutions of today and tomorrow.
Talent Team is an IT & Business Consulting company made up of experienced professionals with comprehensive capabilities across many industries and business functions. We bring in more than 15 years of experience, expertise and specialization in the field of Enterprise Applications. We have excellent communication skills at all levels across business and IT functions. We are able to understand the clients’ business issues and identify the appropriate solutions.
XM is a large and well-established global industry leader. Our extensive financial experience, state of the art trading environment and dedicated customer support makes XM the broker of choice for online investors. With its headquarters in Cyprus and offices in the US, UK, Australia, Greece and UAE, XM currently employs more than 600 professionals. Work Somewhere Awesome! Our corporate values BIG - FAIR - HUMAN define the way we work. We are committed to identifying potential, nurturing talent and rewarding high performance. Humanitarian Action - Creating Equal Opportunities Our mission is to make a positive difference to the life of individuals, irrespective of their culture, religion, or ethnic background, and help them achieve their potential.
New Horizons is truly a Global leader in the provision of Information Technology and Business Process training. With 40 years of history, New Horizons has trained millions of people across the globe, helping businesses and individuals alike to achieve their goals. We focus on our client’s desired outcomes to help create the all-important desired impact on your business results. Of course, we do more than just deliver vendor-authorised training. We use powerful assessment, measurement, tracking, and reporting tools to verify you get the full benefit from your training investment.
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI Cyprus Chapter was formed in 2015 as the local Chapter of PMI. During the first years of its establishment the Chapter managed to have more than 200 members as of today and to be recognized as the professional body and resource of choice for Project Management in Cyprus. It won the ‘Chapter of the Year Award’, for the best Chapter in the World in its category (25-300 Members), in 2020. The Chapter aims to support the growth and development of the Project Management Professionals in Cyprus, as well as to build awareness of the Project Management discipline and its critical role in the success of all types of organizations.
IMH is a leading Corporate Events, Media, Business Intelligence and Networking organisation with a vast annual agenda of over 200 conferences, business forums, exhibitions, investment summits, client events and business awards ceremonies. Organised by IMH in Cyprus and abroad, these are considered to be Cyprus’ largest business and professional networking platforms. Our Business Media Department publishes Cyprus’ two most popular monthly business magazines– IN Business and GOLD –and two digital media platforms, IN Business News and CBN (Cyprus Business News) with their Daily Newsletters providing executives with news and updates on the local business and economic landscape, in Greek and English respectively. Our Consumer Media Department operates REPORTER, one of the country's most popular news portals, as well as SUPER FM, Cyprus’ Number 1 Greek music radio station. IMH also participates in Cyprus Government, EU and other international organisations’ projects and programmes. www.imhbusiness.com
The conference addresses professionals from all sectors of the business community, both public and private: General Managers and CEOs, CFOs, Project/Programme Managers, Portfolio Managers and officers, HR Managers and officers, Marketing Managers and officers, IT professionals, Logistics Managers and officers, Commercial Managers and officers, anyone involved in Project Management, anyone who would like to learn more about the profession.
AGC Contractors is a leading class A, licensed construction company known for their customer focus, quality of work and speed in construction. It has over 50 years experience (since 1968) and over 150 dedicated and highly qualified personnel. AGC focuses on large-scale private sector projects and boasts an impressive portfolio of projects including Universities, Schools, Hotels, Industrial Warehouses, Aeolian Parks, Technical projects, Commercial and Residential buildings.
Hellenic Technical Enterprises Ltd is a leading Cypriot company that specializes in delivering projects in: IT Hardware, Software, and cloud solutions, as well as Telecommunications, Education Technologies, Industrial Automations, Fluid Handling, Energy Saving Technologies. The company was founded in 1976, and is part of the Hellenic Mining Group of Companies. At its founding, the company focused on the telecommunications industry. Over the years Hellenic Technical Enterprises has expanded into the Information and Communication Technology industry and diversified into electromechanical services.
JCC Payment Systems is Cyprus’ market leader in payment-processing technologies and financial solutions for merchants and financial institutions. It has been supporting businesses in accepting electronic payments from multiple sales channels for over 30 years, following the decision of the major Cyprus’ banking institutions to collaborate for the purpose of administering the processing and settlement of card transactions. Today, JCC is considered the trusted service provider of choice for all financial technology requirements ranging from fraud prevention, card personalisation and ATM management, to hosting and business continuity services. The services offered do not focus solely on payments but on the entire digital transformation spectrum and include digital trust services.
Necoco Ltd is a Technology Firm, based in Cyprus, a member of the EU, at the crossroads of Europe, Africa and Middle East. Build out of years of experience we bring to our clients the tools and methods to manage their daily transactions efficiently, accurately and securely. Necoco Ltd offers a complete end-to-end solution for clients by designing, developing, implementing and managing these programs.
Primetel is one of the leading telecommunications providers in Cyprus offering integrated mobile and fixed telephony, internet and TV solutions. Founded in 2003, the company operates its own private 4G mobile network and the largest privately owned fiber optic network in Cyprus, offering the latest technology and upgraded services on the most competitive terms. The company's independent access to international networks ensures a reliable network, greater capacity and high performance interconnection with international nodes.
QoboWeb is comprised of a team of web designers & developers with a passion for building beautiful websites that produce extraordinary results online and across all devices. Our methodology is centred on creating a user experience that engages your target audience, driving lead generation and conversion, and turning prospective buyers into loyal customers. We build websites that make your brand stand out.
Supernova Consulting is a Gold SAP Channel Partner and a leading consulting, technology and transformation services firm with more than 200 customers in over 30 countries. Supernova Consulting services include digital transformation & innovation services, digital services, cloud services and application management services (AMS). Combining unparalleled industry experience with leading technology offering, together with its clients, Supernova Consulting creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. Since 2003, it has built a firm to help its clients accelerate business performance and realize their most important goals.
As the flagship publication within IMH’s media brands, IN Business magazine, has a 16-year history, during which thousands of examples of good business practices by businesses and businesspeople, brands, commercial practices and developments have been showcased. The aim of IN Business was – and continues to be – the promotion of good Cypriot business. www.inbusinessnews.com
REPORTER has made a splash in Cyprus’ digital media thanks to its combination of news and reporting the latest developments through its own exclusive brand of people-centered and social reporting. Following its launch, within a very short period of time Its team of journalists had made it the third most viewed news Portal in Cyprus.
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