Project Management Best Practices – The Dianous Toolset


April 09, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Brother John's BBQ
1801 N Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
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PDU Value: 1 (Technical)



5:30pm - Doors Open and Registration
6:00pm - Dinner/Networking
6:30pm - Presentation Starts
7:30pm - Presentation Ends

Project Management Best Practices – The Dianous Toolset

Explore the essential management elements required for a project management best practices tool set. Rick has assembled these elements from over 30 years in the management of large scale commercial construction projects, but the approaches have application in all industries. The presentation will provide a high level overview of the elements such as Information Mapping, Talent Management, Ambiguity, Connection Points, Expectation Management and more.

Speaker Bio: Richard (Rick) Belanger, PMP

Rick has over 35 years of leading major MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) intensive projects to successful outcomes on behalf of clients. This was accomplished in the capacity of Pipe Fitter, President of a Mechanical Contractor, Project Manager for large national construction manager, National MEP Manager for Major Healthcare Constructors, and most recently in the capacity of Expectation Manager for Dianous llc, working with clients and their project teams.



Kristen Beck, Staffing Manager for Raytheon's Program Management Excellence (PMX) organization, will give a short talk about Raytheon's CURRENT and FUTURE openings within this active and expanding Project Focused area.

Specifically, she will explain the three (3) Job Positions in which existing PMI Certificate holders are credited for their efforts.  There are currently multiple openings for each position.

Interested? Bring your Resume/CV and hand it directly to the Staffing Manager of Program Management Excellence!  

"A Few Words" starts at 6:15 PM.  Rick Belanger's presentation will immediately follow at 6:30pm.




In an effort to support chapter members who may be experiencing financial difficulties, the chapter can provide a hardship benefit to allow members to attend meetings at no cost.  To enquire about this benefit, please send an email to [email protected].


$20.00 Board Member
$15.00 Earlybird rate before April 7

$25.00 Chapter Member
$20.00 Earlybird rate before April 7

$30.00 Non-Chapter Member
$25.00 Earlybird rate before April 7

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