PMI-SNC Chapter Meeting
October 16th, 2014 5:30PM - 7:30 PM: Register Here
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$25 for Members - $30 for non-members
*Registration ends: Tuesday October 14th at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Tuscany Suites and Casino
Presentation by: Jacqueline Grant, MBA, PMP:
Your Career as a Project-Top 10 Best Practices for Your Next Career Move!
The rules of engagement for career growth have changed considerably over the past decade, especially how to work with recruiters! Whether you are new to project management or a seasoned professional, the economic climate and the way business is done today, demands that you are always seeking to professionally improve, advance, and strategically plan your next career move.
Ms. Grant is Owner & Director of The Management Academy, LLC. Her company currently serves entrepreneurs, medium, and large sized businesses, providing full circle business management consulting and professional development courses, workshops and seminars. The focus of TMA is to provide its clients with current project management, business, marketing, leadership, career development courses, and activities, to promote personal growth and professional advancement. Jacqueline is personally trained, coached, and mentored by Jack Canfield, America’s #1 Success Coach, and author of 47 New York Times Bestsellers, including the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series, and “The Success Principles.” As a professional trainer, speaker, author, and certified Project Management Professional (PMP), her passion and enthusiasm for teaching and life-long learning are the key elements, which make her effective with her clients.
Ms. Grant successfully served a two-year term as a leadership board member of Project Management
Institute (PMI) Atlanta Chapter, where she was the VP of Professional Growth. She was responsible for providing professional development opportunities and resources for the almost 5,000 members of the professional association, and was the Program Manager for the chapter’s monthly Professional Growth Event.
Ms. Grant possesses over 20 years of experience working with several national non-profit organizations and substantial for-profit corporations, previously having worked as Director of Marketing for a New York based HMO, Consultant for the National Headquarters of the Girl Scouts of the USA and as Executive Director of a regional YMCA, where she was responsible for 13 locations. Ms. Grant has has provided business management and project management training to employees of corporate headquarters of Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, Coca Cola, as well as ATT, Verizon, and HP, to name a few. She has an extensive background in corporate communications, marketing, public relations, sales, and business development, across a number of business verticals. Her expertise lies in the areas of strategic development, recruitment, community development, vendor relations, and budget development/administration. This skill set has successfully achieved significant corporate goals and objectives, which increased profitability and visibility for a variety of businesses.
Ms. Grant is a graduate of Syracuse University, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Communications. She is also a graduate of Capella University, with a Masters in Business Administration. She specialized with a double major in Project Management and Information Technology Management, and earned a “Graduate with Distinction” honor. Ms. Grant is married with two children.