5/3/18 Professional Development Day

Join your colleagues for a full day of learning at our annual Professional Development Day. The day will include a keynote from a presenter at the 2017 PMI Global Congress, as well as additional sessions with local experts. You’ll come away with 7 PDUs in total. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. After all of the learning is done, join us for a networking happy hour with a cash bar and snacks.


Keynote: "Bouncing Back Fast – Changing your Life at the Speed of Thought" presented by Dennis Cummins, bestselling author
1st afternoon: NEO Executive Panel PMO discussion
     o Evelyn Magas, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
     o Rob Grimwade, Progressive Insurance
     o Dr. Floun’say Caver, Greater Cleveland RTA
2nd afternoon: "How to Win Friends & Influence People in the Digital Age" presented by Kathleen Himler, Dale Carnegie Institute


Thursday, May 3, 2018

  • 7:15 – 8:00 AM Registration and Light Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 8:15 AM Opening Remarks and Announcements
  • 8:15 – 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker: David Cummins
    Bouncing Back Fast – Changing your Life at the Speed of Thought
  • 10:00 – 10:15 AM Morning Break
  • 10:15 – 11:55 AM Keynote Speaker: David Cummins
    Bouncing Back Fast – Changing your Life at the Speed of Thought (Con’t)
  • 11:55 – 12:00 PM Morning Raffle (You must be present to win)
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 – 2:15 PM Session 1: NEO Executive Panel PMO Discussion
  • 2:15 – 2:30 PM Afternoon Break
  • 2:30 – 4:00 PM Session 2: Kathleen Himler
    How to Win Friends & Influence People in the Digital Age
  • 4:00 – 4:10 PM Afternoon Raffle (You must be present to win)
  • 4:10 – 5:30 PM Networking Happy Hour


Hilton Doubletree, 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131
Free Parking, no special security instructions


Keynote Speaker: Dennis Cummins
"Bouncing Back Fast – Changing your Life at the Speed of Thought"

All success is non-linear: Personal and professional success is often accompanied by setbacks. Your speed to success is often dependent on how quickly you can adapt. Overcoming obstacles great or small, is usually not a matter of intelligence or resources. It begins with maintaining Optimism and having a Resilient Mindset.

But how do you get it? Where does it come from? The simple fact is that this skill can be taught and learned so everyone can respond better when facing adversity.

Here’s what we are going to cover:

  • The critical importance of focus
  • How to identify the limiting elements to change
  • How your nervous system determines your ability achieve anything
  • The 1 thing you must avoid if you want to achieve dramatic results quickly
  • The 3 critical elements of success in ANY field

4 PDU - Leadership

Cummins-DennisDr. Dennis Cummins began his career as a Chiropractor in 1992. And opened his second clinic as the first Corporate Chiropractor for the world headquarters of a Fortune 500 company in 2000. He successfully managed both businesses until retiring from Chiropractic in 2015.

In addition to chiropractic care, he discovered a passion for teaching others to become healthier and more successful in all areas of their lives. To that end, he started his first training company, Total Health Training in 2005.

His skills and experiences made him a natural fit to become an International Master Trainer for Peak Potentials and Success Resources, two of the largest personal development companies across the globe.

As a way of continuing to share his insights on the ability of anyone to change for the better, Dennis authored his first book “Turning Terrible into Terrific” which debuted as a #1 Best Seller.

He currently heads up his latest Company Pro Speaker Academy teaching other business owners and Entrepreneurs how increase their reach and profitability thru effective communication.

Dennis has a quick humor and engaging personality. Combined with his heartfelt stories of personal and professional struggle and success, and a natural at – ease stage presence, Dennis is significantly changing the lives on a global scale.

According to Dennis, the reason most people have not reached the level of success and fulfillment they desire in their lives is because they “work too hard” at it. The key to being successful and happy at life is not to work harder but to work smarter. To that end he teaches others how to accelerate their path to success thought the use of more effective communication and financial strategies.

Dennis currently lives In Las Vegas, NV.

1st Afternoon Session: Panel Discussion
Local Executives discuss the PM role advantages in their companies and the Northeast Ohio market

  • Evelyn Magas, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Rob Grimwade, Progressive Insurance
  • Dr. Floun’say Caver, Greater Cleveland RTA

1.5 PDU Strategic & Business or General Education

2nd Afternoon Session: Kathleen Himler
"How to Win Friends & Influence People in the Digital Age"

DALE CARNEGIE's time-tested advice has carried millions upon millions of readers for more than seventy-five years up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Kathleen will help you tame the complexities of modern times and will teach you how to:

  • Communicate with diplomacy and tact build and capitalize on a solid network
  • Make people like you, project your message widely and clearly be a more effective leader
  • Increase your ability to get things done
  • Optimize the power of digital tools

Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., has reimagined his prescriptions and his advice for our difficult digital age. We may communicate today with different tools and with greater speed, but Carnegie's advice on how to communicate, lead, and work efficiently remains priceless across the ages.

1.5 PDU Technical

Himler-KathleenKathleen works to lead higher levels of employee engagement. Her coaching and training programs help organizations with a variety of essential soft skills such as communication, leadership and attitude control. Dale Carnegie said that, "the market is often flooded with technical ability. But the person who can clearly communicate ideas, assume leadership and arouse enthusiasm in others is headed for higher earning power". For over 100 years, her company has elevated the earning power of millions of subscribers. She is a North Pittsburgh Area Manager for the Western Pennsylvania Dale Carnegie Franchise. She has Industry Experience in Telecommunications, manufacturing, medical, government, hospitality, retail, construction and education. She is married with two sons and has resided in Pittsburgh PA for 28 years, originally from Mount Vernon, New York in Westchester County


7 Total: Technical 1.5, Leadership 4, Strategic & Business or General Education 1.5


Non Member: $235
Member: $205
Chapter Volunteers: $110
Early Bird discount of $20 through March 31st

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Event Properties

Event Date 05-03-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-03-2018 5:30 pm
Capacity 200
Registered 122
Available place 78
Cut off date 04-25-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price $235.00
Location Hilton Doubletree
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