In today’s high-tech world, changeshappen more frequently thanever before. As China leads 5Gtechnology and artificial intelligence(AI) efforts, Chinese projectmanagement practitioners in theIT industry are facing challengesarising from variable requirementsand needs. Organizations nowexpect project managers tounderstand the core values ofthe projects they manage, ratherthan just mastering technicalproject management skills. Thefuture is coming. How can projectmanagement practitionersmeet the future needs of the
First Event Held by PMI China’s
Chengdu Office: A Look at the Future
of Project Management
profession? What still remains true
in this changing world of project
To explore the answer to the futureof project management, a projectmanagement salon was launchedby PMI China’s Chengdu office andvolunteers on 22 December 2019.
This was the first event held by thefourth PMI branch office in China,which was established in June 2019.
Situated in the southwestern region
of China, Chengdu plays a significant
role in driving project management
in the whole region. This event
was a great start: More than 60
project management practitioners
joined the meeting and two keynote
speeches were delivered. Mr.
Richard Cai, general manager of IBM
China’s Client Innovation Center,
Chengdu Subsidiary, spoke on the
topic of “IT Project Management:
Traditional vs. Future,” and Mr.
Jason Lin, stakeholder of health
business of Jia Nian Hua Estate and
general manager of Yuelai Yuemei
Health-Technic, discussed the
topic “Political Strategists Look at
As a seasoned expert in IT
project management, Mr. Cai
has led software development,
PMI China’s Chengdu community salon
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