Rossi Speaks at Project Management Conference

College of Business faculty member Ken Rossi, Ed.D., who is an assistant professor and chair of the MAODC program played a key role at the Project Management Institute (PMI) - Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter’s annual Professional Development Day Conference held on Saturday, September 14, at Aloha Tower Marketplace. His session focused on an overview of organizational development and change and a hands-on demonstration of an application of a change management tool.


Also playing an important role at the conference was Lawrence Rowland, Ed.D., PMP, associate professor of information systems who serves on the PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter’s Board of Directors as Director at Large: College Relations. He serves as the liaison between the HPU Project Management Club and PMI Honolulu, and actively promotes PMI to higher education institutes in Hawai‘i.


Participants at the conference also heard from HPU alumna and part-time adjunct instructor Jamie Champagne CBAP, PMI-PBA, PMP, who provided the closing keynote address. Champagne’s talk titled, “Life is Meant to be Fun!” focused on new ways to approach work, community, family, and life through finding balance and enjoyment in the world.