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Tampa - Meetings will be held every 3rd Thursday  <-- NEW!

South University (the corner of MLK & N Himes)
4401 N Himes Ave #175
Tampa, FL 33614 

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530 West University Ave - Imagination Room
Gainesville, FL 32601

Topic Title: Kanban. My Game Changer.

Abstract:
Adam Hsu began his career as a COBOL programmer back in 1997 and within a few years he found himself quickly promoted to becoming a project manager after leading several successful projects. In 2004 Adam took the plunge and became a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and further honed his craft in managing to the triple constraints while keeping his teams and constituents generally satisfied with well-crafted status reports, plans-upon-plans, and the uncanny ability to over-communicate in every medium possible. Ten years and many PMI Tampa Bay Symposiums later it seemed the demand for certified project managers would never end. Spoiler alert: It did. Worse yet, Adam who was affectionately known by his peers as Mr. PMP was assigned to “look into this agile thing” that seemed to be catching like wild-fire and find out how to get it installed/implemented/whatever. Agile = Scrum, right? PM = Scrum Master, right? Milestones = Sprints, right? Requirements = Stories, right? You probably can relate your own “transformation” experiences here, so no need to go further as some of you might still be looking for a light at the end of the tunnel. Fortunately for Adam the light appeared when someone asked him a very simple question: “What do you know about Kanban?” 
In this presentation Adam will share his journey from starting out as a traditional delivery project manager to finding himself becoming a student of the Lean Kanban Method in hopes that his story will offer some insights for those who are looking for another path to agility.
 
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Biography: Adam Hsu is an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) with Lean Kanban University with a passion for learning, coaching, systems thinking and living the philosophy of kaizen. Adam’s current role as an Organizational Coach in JPMorgan Chase has provided him with a unique opportunity to gain extensive experience and insights working with individuals and teams in a large corporate environment where resistance to change occurs at all levels. Adam is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CSPO), previously served on the PMI Tampa Bay Executive Board in various roles including Past-President, President, VP of Strategic Projects and currently serves on the chapter Emeritus Board. Adam's personal journey transitioning from a traditional project/program manager to a lean practitioner and coach will strongly resonate with those who are also seeking an alternate path towards agility. As a coach, Lean practitioner and systems thinker Adam is passionate about continuous learning and helping to improve the world one workplace at a time through evolutionary change.
 
 
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Chapter Membership

Total Members 2124
New members this year 215
PMP® Members 1389
CAPM® Members 36
PgMP® Members 5
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 2
PMI-ACP® Members 87
PfMP® Members 2
PMI-PBA® Members 4
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 2052
Student Members 62
Other Members 10
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Tampa Chapter Meetings will now be on the 3rd Thursday of the month

PLEASE READ:  PMI Tampa Bay monthly chapter meetings have been moved to Thursday evenings beginning in January, 2019. They will be held every 3rd Thursday of the month. The location remains the same:  South University.

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