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Wednesday, November 7th, from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM CDT

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Rochester, MN 55901


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PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter 
 PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter presents

I’m Not Sure that Word Means What You Think It Means: Talking to Business People About Agile 


November 7th, 2018 - Rochester, MN

Virtual Team Management: Creating a Culture of Success with Those You Can’t See

Session Description: 

Agile, like any movement, has its own lexicon – a set of words that are used within the community and help define it.  Unfortunately, as the Agile movement has grown, these words have been distorted, changed and lost their original meaning.
During this session, these words and their original meaning will be examined from a business perspective.  Participants leave with the ability to accurately define and use these terms in way that engages the business in its search for value.

es us crazy or gets on our last nerve? It can be so hard to do. This month, learn to maintain your power when in conflict and get to a solution that works for everyone.

About the Speaker:

Mike Stuedemann, PMP, PMI-ACP, CST

Mike is Co-Founder & Principal Consultant at agilityIRL.  In this role, he is responsible for educating, coaching and consulting with his clients in Agile methods and working with all levels of an organization to help them produce products that people want to use.

He has presented on Agile at numerous industry events including PMI-Minnesota’s Professional Development Days, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter of IIBA, and Agile Development West.

Prior to founding agilityIRL, Mike co-founded two other Agile consultancies.  Mike has also worked for Savigent Software as an Engagement Manager, Medtronic in a number of IT Leadership roles, Data Recognition Corporation as a Business Analyst and for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) as a Staff Consultant.

He has undergraduate degrees in International Management and Japanese from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.

Mike lives in Andover, MN with his wife, Erin, and his sons, Joe, Ray and Will.  When not spending time with his family, Mike enjoys watching sports and reading.


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Schedule of Events:

  • 7:00 a.m. - Sign In and Networking
  • 7:15 a.m. - Breakfast and President Announcements
  • 7:30 a.m. - Ice Breaker, Break, Speaker Introduction
  • 7:45 a.m. - Presentation
  • 8:45 a.m. - Questions

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Dress Code:

The PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter does not have a policy for dress code and trusts its attendees to dress appropriately.  Business casual dress is certainly acceptable attire at events and workshops.

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