Champions Series Speakers

The College of Performance Management (CPM) will be offering a virtual
Champions Series.

This webpage is to depict the specifics on the Champions, their backgrounds, and what are the potential specific topics.


The 5 sessions include 9 half day sessions. Each session will cover one of the following categories :

  • Category 1.  Feb 2022 – ♦Gordon Kranz “Champion” – Integrated Project/Program/Portfolio Management (IPM)
  • Category 2. Contracting and Project Start-up
  • Category 3. Performance Measurement
  • Category 4. Feb 2022 – ♦Rick Price “Champion” – Scheduling
  • Category 5. 9 Dec 2021 – System Validation, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), and Surveillance Reviews
  • Category 6. Analysis and Reporting
  • Category 7. April 2022 -♦Andria ….. “Champion” – Agile Integration
  • Category 8. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
  • Category 9. April 2022 – – ♦John Driessnack “Champion” – Other (we leave room for new innovative topics outside the first 8 areas)

Each category has one or two identified “Champion” who will host a session and “champion” the topic. The specifics on the Champions, their backgrounds, and what are the potential specific topics along with speakers can be found below:


Gordon Kranz

CPM Champion

Integrated Project/Program/Portfolio Management (IPM)

Rick Price

CPM Champion

Scheduling

Gary Humphreys

CPM Champion Series Sponsor/Champion

System Validation, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), and Surveillance Reviews

Mel Frank

CPM Champion

Evolution in DoE based on an exhaustive study conducted by Arizona State University (ASU)

Professor George “Edd” Gibson

High-level results while Mr. Frank delves into how the results are being implemented within the DoE review construct.

Professor Mounir El Asmar

High-level results while Mr. Frank delves into how the results are being implemented within the DoE review construct.

Jon Fleming

CPM Champion

NASA’s approach to the Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs)
Importance of this risk-based review to ensure a mutual understanding of the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB)
Inherent risks between customers and suppliers

Donna Holden

Director of the EVMS Center for DoD

A panel discussion on issues that arise from these 2 important presentations and other relevant issues

Andria

CPM Champion

Agile Integration

John Driessnack

CPM Champion

Innovative topics outside the first 8 areas


Special Thank you to Humphreys & Associates for sponsoring this event