Tuesday, September 17, 2013 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Location Details: 

University of Mary, Chick's Place at the Leach Center for Student Life

Meeting Notice

The Minnesota Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has engaged in an outreach effort for central North Dakota. The inaugural event will include an opportunity for project managers, executives, sponsors, business analysts, business leads, students, and others to network with peers while taking in a no cost presentation on The Dark Arts of Project Management.

The Dark Arts of Project Management

  • Winning at Politics
  • Control Others Through Influence
  • Communicate and Motivate
  • Why You Need to Market the Project

This session is about the soft side of project management. There will be opportunities for people to have fun with the topics and share experiences.


Seating is limited, so RSVP by noon on Friday, September 13, 2013 by emailing pmndoutreach@pmi-mn.org. Include your name, organization, email, and daytime phone number.


  • Light Dinner at 5:30 p.m.
  • Presentation and Q&A from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Joe Perzel is senior project manager at Surescripts. Previously he worked at Cargill, Thomson Reuters, International Multifoods, and Minnesota Workers Compensation Insurers Association.  He was also owner of JPerzel and Associates, a $5M contract, perm placement, and managed-project company working with local Fortune 1000 companies.

Joe has been in the IT field since 1979, focusing on project management for over 20 years in both a corporate and vendor capacity. In addition to countless smaller projects, his project management experience includes multi-year and multi-million dollar projects in both the commercial and public sectors.


  • Minnesota Project Management Institute Chapter
  • University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business
Notice Provided By: 
Mark Molesworth at ITD, (701) 328-4474