PMI Atlanta Chapter

PMI Atlanta Chapter - Governance Forum - 190828

Governance Forum - 190828

Quick Keys to Succeed as a Project Management Professional

presented by Chris Cooper, Lifestyle, Procrastination & PM Professional

The Governance Forum provides value to the PMI Atlanta community by offering participants:

Discussion of field-tested best practices, Decisions frameworks to assess culture and apply optimal strategy, Key takeaways to “take to work tomorrow” to maximize realization of value through introduction and standardization of best practices in the oversight and execution of projects, programs, and portfolios.


Even with a wealth of program and project governance skills, there are is a great deal of other factors required to propel our careers forward. As a highly sought after Executive Project & Program Management Consultant, Chris will share his professional journey which includes getting promoted 3 times in 18 months to become the youngest Junior Executive at a Telecom Giant. In addition he will provide actionable steps and a roadmap that will increase your ability to fine tune your soft-skills, executive presence and position your career for exponential growth.

The Private Sector, The Public Sector and Academia are changing rapidly and having technical skills is no longer enough! The future leaders of these organizations have to be the complete package, so if you desire to become one of those Value Creators who LEAD then this interactive session is for you!


Seen on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, Two-Time #1 Best-Selling Author, Lifestyle & Procrastination Expert Chris Cooper is one of the most dynamic, engaging and accomplished speakers, trainers and coaches in America. With three academic degrees (Morehouse College, The Georgia Institute of Technology and New York University), countless professional certifications, and numerous awards and honors Chris has dedicated his life to the service of others!

Chris has a wealth of knowledge from more than a decade of professional experience working and consulting for several Fortune 500 Companies including: AT&T, BellSouth,, Cingular Wireless, Cox Communications, Deloitte Consulting, General Motors, The Home Depot, IBM, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Kimberly Clark, Texaco, and Verizon Wireless. Chris saved these companies millions and became the youngest Senior Manager ever at age 26 while working at Cingular Wireless World Headquarters (now the New AT&T).

Chris’ first book- Achieve Your Dreams…26 Quick Keys to Succeed in Life has been embraced all over the world by professionals, entrepreneurs and students of all ages, accompanied with the Achieve Your Dreams College Success Tour which is currently touring domestically and internationally. Chris’ newest book- Get Sh*t Done, How to Stop Quitting & Start Succeeding hit #1 in the Personal Development Category on the World’s Largest Bookstore!

Chris is an amazing, coach, speaker, trainer, instructor, motivator, author and entrepreneur. He is committed to his lifelong aspiration of investing and assisting in the development of people who he believes are the world's hidden treasures. He is spiritual, fun, energetic and engaging.

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

6PM-6:20PM – Check in, refreshments, networking

6:20-6:30 – Governance Overview, PMI Atlanta Announcements, Speaker Intro

6:30-7:30 – Presentation

7:30-8:00 – Q&A and Networking

Global Payments


Global Payments, 10 Glenlake Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA (770) 829-8000


PMI Atlanta Member: $12.00, Early Bird Rate $10.00 through August 21st.
Non-Member: $15.00, Early Bird Rate $13.00 through August 21st.

Forums no longer accept cash registrations at the door.  Please register in advance or via credit card at the door.

Meeting content, presenter, and location are subject to change. Refunds will not be made for changes in meeting content, presenters, or locations.  

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Event Properties

Event Date 08-28-2019 6:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00
Location Global Payments
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Member Benefits

PMI Atlanta, made up of over 5,000 members, is located in a large geographic area serving project managers all over North Georgia and metro Atlanta.

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