Washington University in St. Louis

Project Management Roundtables



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Join industry experts for impactful discussions exploring cutting-edge practices and breakthrough innovations.

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Offered by Washington University’s Technology & Leadership Center, the Roundtable Series was created with both practitioner and senior management in mind. These events are engines for insight on the trends and challenges your company is facing. Each roundtable will drill down on key areas through expert presentations, case studies and group discussions covering Business Agility, DevOps, Coaching, Product Ownership and more.

April 6

Evaluating & Communicating Risk

May 11

Change Management + Project Management

June 1

CIO Panel

August 3

Leveraging Influence for Project Success

September 7

Planning for Next Year

October 5

Benefit Realization

November 2

Goal Setting & Development Plans

*Disclaimer: Speakers & topics may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
You rarely get an opportunity to meet people outside of your own company that are going through similar challenges that you are. This is a great place where you can meet those folks and talk through shared challenges.

Paul Thakadiyil

Vice President, Global IT - Reinsurance Group of America

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    Blended delivery

    Attend in person and network with peers or participate virtually from around the globe.

    Whether you join in person or virtually, roundtables allow for  participation across organizations. We are committed to engagement and networking, which are key stated benefits from past participants.

    Learning on schedule.

    Morning sessions are designed with short-term engagements (approximately three hours each) offered over 8 months, allowing for steady, progressive learning from industry experts and peers.

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    Affordable investment.

    Each session is $350. When your organization subscribes to the entire series, your top performers gain more. Reserve a seat to all 7 remaining sessions for the discounted rate of $1,750.

    Meet your host

    Jeff Villmer, IT Director, Delivery Assurance at Save A Lot

    Jeff Villmer is IT Director, Delivery Assurance at Save A Lot. For more than three decades, Jeff has led technology teams and managed project portfolios for companies such as AT&T, Edward Jones, and MasterCard. He has also served as a solution provider for an onshore outsourcing firm and an independent consultant under his own brand, Backyard Leaders. His area of focus has been on “project rescue,” and while circumstances have been diverse, the common themes of improving technology delivery and increasing business value persisted. Jeff acknowledges that it takes more than methodology to achieve desired outcomes, a mindset that has served him well as a leader.

    Roundtable Host - Jeff Vilmer

    Contact the TLC team to learn more or to purchase your seat