PMI Olympia Chapter Meeting (VIRTUAL)

Business Acumen


Speaker Profile & Information 

Speaker Name 


Donna Gregorio 

Speaker Bio 

Donna Gregorio is a veteran corporate IT Project Manager, published author and graduate school instructor. She is the department head of the IT Project Management office at the MITRE Corporation and guides teams through a high-stress and fast-paced environment. Her book, The Successful Project Manager, tells first-hand stories of complex projects, highlights what went wrong and describes how to apply game changing tools to address challenges.

Presentation Title 

Your North Star: 5 Do’s and Don’ts for Roadmaps and Prioritizations 

Presentation Summary 

Aligning to your North Star helps you work with purpose and move in the right direction. An effective roadmap connects strategy to implementation, acting like a blueprint to your vision. Using a rubric to prioritize your project inventory, accounts for business goals and allows leaders to analyze resource contention. These techniques provide answers and help you align to your North Star. 

Presentation Learning Outcomes or Objectives 

  • Generate road maps that tie goals back to corporate strategy, focusing on outcomes and using best practices and templates. 
  • Prioritize projects across the enterprise, scoring with a rubric to analyze resource contention, and using best practices and templates. 

PDU Learning Category 

Business Acumen


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Type of category: Chapter Meeting

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: September 19th, 2023

Hour: 5:30PM to 7:00PM

# of PDUs: 1


Members: $5.00

Non members and Guests: $10.00