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AIM hosts fifth ABPMP event

The Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP) is building a community of practice in Portland. The AIM Program is assisting the process by hosting their lecture series this year, consisting of a Thursday evening lecture every other month. The lecture offered on May 27, 2010 is the fifth and final lecture in this year's series.

When the Lights Go Out . . .

Roger Parish, PMP, founder and president of SCG, LLC

When: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 5:30-6:00 p.m.—Networking; 6:00-7:00 p.m.—Presentation

Where: University of Oregon, White Stag Block, 70 N.W. Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209. Enter on Couch Street.

Parking: Available on the street, or at the SMART PARK on Davis and Naito. UO White Stag Block does not validate parking.

Cost: Free. Please RSVP so that we can provide light snacks for everyone.

RSVP: No longer available.

What will happen to our business processes when we no longer have a competent workforce to do the work? Sound outlandish? Then consider this: A collage of retired generals and admirals recently wrote the President on just this topic. This presentation will address the interrelationship of competencies and business processes, the generational culture shift that could lead to the demise of the United States as an economic superpower, and a roadmap for a solution.

Roger Parish, PMP, founder and president of SCG, LLC

Roger Parish is a results-oriented, hard-hitting presenter and consultant whose seminars have been used by the US Marines as well as major corporations to strengthen their organizations. Having worked with organizations as both a top-performing leader and organizational consultant for the past 30 years, Roger's knowledge and expertise is sought out by organizations nationwide. Services he provides include:

  • Leadership development,
  • Executive/manager development (e.g., non-leadership knowledge areas)
  • Strategic planning,
  • Organization development,
  • Strategic workforce and succession planning,
  • Portfolio, program and project management, and
  • Business process reengineering.

Founder and president of SCG, LLC, Roger is the author of three books, as well as numerous courses, articles, and papers. A recognized thought leader, he has engineered best practices, processes, methodologies and tools that enable organizations to run more efficiently and effectively, resulting in significant impacts to the bottom line. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Roger has contributed many advances to the project management profession. Roger is a frequent speaker to professional organizations and conferences across the country. Books that Roger has written include:

  • Essentials of Project Management, 4th Edition. 2009.
  • Extending the Project Management Framework, 2nd Edition. 2006.
  • Writing Contracts and Statements of Work for Projects. 2007.

Association of Business Process Management Professionals (

The Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP) is a non-profit, vendor independent professional organization dedicated to the advancement of business process management concepts and its practices. ABPMP is practitioner-oriented and practitioner-led. The mission of the ABPMP is to engage in activities that promote the practice of business process management, has developed a Common Body of Knowledge in this field, and to contribute to the advancement and skill development of professionals who work in this discipline.

PUBLISHED: June 3, 2011