Professional Development Day - From Project Manager to IMPACT Driver

The PMI Michiana Chapter is hosting a Professional Development Day to enhance Project Management and Leadership skill sets. Seasoned professionals and those new to the Project Management profession are encouraged to participate in this valuable training seminar.

Please Note: Attendees will earn 8 PDUs (Leadership 3, Strategic and Business Management 5)

Presentation Details

Are you ready to stop “surviving” and start thriving in your organization? It’s time to transform our project management mindset and shift our focus to an IMPACT-driven culture. In this inspiring and insightful presentation, you will learn Laura’s proven system for transforming from Project Manager to IMPACT Driver. This system has been developed leveraging more than 20 years of research and application of the most important techniques that Laura has used to transform the careers of hundreds of project managers, enabling them to become an invaluable strategic asset business leaders are fighting over. After watching this presentation, you will be prepared to leverage a set of immediately applicable tools and techniques to help you Get. It. Done.


Exclusive Benefits for attending:

Continue to enjoy benefits after the Professional Development Day. Your registration allows you access to the Project Manager level IMPACT Inner Circle Membership program which includes benefits such as:

1) Project Management playbook with training videos, how-to
    guidance, and a complete library of PM templates

2) Quick hit Tune Up courses to address specific needs

3) Major discounts on all training programs

4) 60+ eBooks on PM, CM, and PMO topics

5) Monthly masterclasses to continue skills development

6) Regular group coaching to address real-time challenges

7) A collaborative community to share and learn together

Keynote Speaker

Laura Barnard, PMP, CCMP

Keynote Speaker, Trainer & Consultant

Owner, IMPACT by Laura

Founder and CEO, PMO Strategies

Founder and President, Project Management

for Change, 501(c)(3) nonprofit

Laura has been helping business leaders get the results they crave using the power of project management for the last 24 years.  She combines her deep experience in the PMO and Change Management with her passion for helping people get things done to transform how organizations realize business strategy. She shares her experience and stories in her blog titled, “I wish I had me when I was you... ™”

Laura runs several training and coaching programs that help organizations and individuals deliver high-IMPACT outcomes on their projects and drive organizational change. Laura is best known as “the PMO lady” for her 20 years of experience in building and running PMOs that Get. It. Done. while developing a high-performing team of IMPACT Drivers that become an invaluable asset to any organization.

Laura served on nonprofit and corporate boards for 16 years including multiple Project Management Institute (PMI) chapters, Virginia International University, Goodwill Industries, and Computer Aid. Laura has a Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech, a Project Management Institute (PMI), PMP certification, and a Prosci Change Management Practitioner certification. You can learn more about Laura at


“We had the privilege of having Laura Barnard as one of our keynote speakers. She did an amazing job and what she brought to us was very enlightening.  The tools she is making available to our members will be invaluable and we really appreciate her contribution to the PMI Professional Development Day.” 

-Candi Banghart, VP Programs, PMI

“Laura Barnard has been one of Project Management for Today’s most valuable Contributing Authors / Speakers. In each Speaking Engagement / Article, Laura has helped our readers by clearly articulating the ways for Project Managers/PMO leaders to provide an immediate strategic impact on their organizations.  As a result of following her recommendations, Laura’s readers will find their services in demand as their skill in collaboration and cultivating immediate strategic results for their organization grows..”

-Karl Hallgrimsson, TTEC



Check In and Breakfast 7:15 AM

Session 8:00 - 12:00

Lunch 12:00 - 1:00

Session 1:00 - 4:30



Bethel College   1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, IN 46545 Trustees Board Room, Miller-Moore Academic Center. Room AC401

Payment must be received by October 1, 2018. 


$299 Now - September 15th

$349 September 16th - October 1st

Pay: Online at, send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Reference: PMI Michiana 2018 PDD


This event sponsored by Interra Credit Union,  Apollo Printing and Bethel College


Event Properties

Event Date 10-08-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 10-08-2018 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 10-05-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price $349.00
Speaker Laura Barnard, PMP, CCMP
Number Hours 8
Location Bethel College Miller-Moore Academic Center
We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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