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    Dinner Meeting: What’s the Agile Hype all About?

    November 14, 2018
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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    The Firehouse Grill
    4785 Lake Forest Drive
    Cincinnati, OH 45242

    At our October Networking event, you asked and we listened! Charlie Slaven will present on various Agile topics! 

    You will learn: 

    • Agile in a nutshell!

    • Doing Agile vs. Being Agile

    • Discuss whether Agile and Waterfall co-exist

    • CSFs for Successful Agile Transformations

    Registration and Networking opens at 5:30, followed by dinner and presentation.

    About the speaker
    W. Charles Slaven MBA PMP CSSMBB SP SA CPA (Inactive) is a Professor of Practice, Department of Business Informatics, Northern Kentucky University. As such, he teaches in the areas of project management (traditional, agile and other advanced topics), business analysis, organizational change, process engineering, IT and marketing strategy, leadership, and integrated IT processes. He also leads the Department with external relationship building, corporate workshops, corporate, executive and professional education and training.

    Charlie has conducted, developed and delivered consulting and training courses on various topics: Lean Six Sigma, ISO 9000, SEI CMMI, project management, contact center excellence, strategic planning; software measurement, development methodologies, quality assurance, testing, and requirements engineering and quality management systems, leadership, and creating high performance teams. He is a frequent speaker and enjoys a widely shared expert status reputation. Charlie has accomplished this work with many public and private organizations throughout the U.S., U.K., Europe, Australia, Canada, SE Asia, South Africa, South America and Japan in varied industries and governmental organizations. He has managed and led many quality management system and business process engineering projects and programs, and software development, enhancement and support projects; contact center assessments, management system implementations, computer audit engagements and computer based turnkey solution projects. He has taught for three Universities. Mr. Slaven has had a long time commitment to his project management profession serving the PMI SW Ohio Chapter in various senior leadership and professional development roles for nearly 20 years. Recently, he was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award, and he now resides in the PMI SW Ohio Chapter’s Hall of Fame.

    Mr. Slaven specializes in improving workplace excellence and building the next generation of leaders. He is is driven to help people work better together in high performance teams, create organizations that adapt and become faster, more profitable, and more capable as they build better products, provide better services and serve customers with excellence.

    This event is sponsored by our friends at TEKsystems. Thank you to our sponsors for their generosity in supporting the chapter and our members.


    $30.00 Member

    $40.00 Non-Member

    $15.00 Student