November 2017 Dinner Meeting

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mastering A Major Complexity of Global Project Management

CCRS Category: Leadership

NOTE: The November monthly meeting will be on Thursday NOT Wednesday for this month only.

Presenter: Mark Hehl



Cross Border Project Management is becoming a way of life for today’s professionals. Cross-cultural contact is increasing, creating a greater potential for both conflict and cooperation. Given this rapidly changing environment, the ability to relate to people with varying cultural backgrounds is an essential skill for project managers.


This program focuses on results-oriented leadership, collaboration and communication with individuals and organizations from different world regions. Going beyond mere tolerance, this program delves deeply into barriers to effective international project management, and provides strategies for building productive international teams.


Mark Hehl


Mark Hehl is a consultant, author and public speaker. He is author of the soon to be released book Amusing Confessions of an International Consultant. His efforts have helped companies successfully set up and improve operations in various countries including India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Korea, The Philippines, France, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, The Dominican Republic, The USA and Ecuador. These projects have resulted in significant reductions in operating costs along with improved schedule performance, service levels and quality. In recognition of his contributions, the Timex suppliers in China honored him with the award of the Chinese name Ho Man Kai.

Mr. Hehl holds a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and a MS Degree in Management from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. Mark is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified LEAN Practitioner and has taught Management at Harper College. He has conducted multiple webinars for Industry Week. Mark is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and is listed in the United Who’s Who Executive Directory 2002-2003. He is a contributing author of the book Cases on Globalized and Culturally Appropriate E-Learning Mr. Hehl spends a significant amount of time in both Latin America and Asia assisting his clients and their suppliers. He is very familiar with the Latin American and Asian cultures and ways of conducting business there.


Dinner includes Caesar Salad, Rolls, Coffee,

 & Dessert (Lemon Cake)

 and Choice of Entree

  1. CHICKENchicken florentine

  2. FISH: new england scrod, encrusted with panko lemon herb panko crumbs, chardonnay butter sauce

  3. BEEF: braised angus short rib, house made mashed potatoes

  4. VEG: germelli a la vodka – spiral shaped pasta, tomato vodka cream sauce, sweet pea garnish

Please join us on THURSDAY November 16, 2017 at The Desmond Hotel off of Albany Shaker Road, in Colonie (see directions).

Attitude adjustment will begin at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:00pm, followed by the program starting promptly at 7:00pm and adjourning by 8:00pm.

Pricing for 2017-2018.  To ensure an accurate number of dinners, we have created an early bird discount for those paying in advance. $30.00 for Early Bird, PMI UNY Chapter members;  $40.00 for Early Bird, nonmembers; and $20 for Early Bird students. To receive the early bird discount, please pay in advance. Those who do not register by noon on the Monday for the dinner and choose to pay at the door will not get the early bird discount and will be charged the $10 late fee - $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers, and $40 for students.

The early bird deadline for online registration is 12:00 noon on Monday before the dinner (cancellations after 12:00 noon on Monday will be charged the full meeting registration fee). Please note that registrations after the early bird deadline of 12:00 noon on Monday will be charged the full price as indicated above. Walk-ins on the day of the event are on a first come, first served basis with limited availability and will be charged the full price plus a $10 late fee.

For details please contact:

Tim Sorrentino - VP, Programs , Cheryl Patack - 2nd VP, Programs

Event Properties

Event Date 11-16-2017 5:30 pm
Event End Date 11-17-2017 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-06-2017 12:00 pm
Cut off date 11-16-2017 6:00 pm
Individual Price $50.00
No. of Leadership PDUs 1
The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211, USA
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