Harnessing the potential of project management will be the focal point of discussions when business leaders drawn across the top echelon of Nigeria’s private sector gather at this year’s Project Management Institute conference in Nairobi.
According to a statement by PMI, executives from United Bank for Africa, Junior Achievement Africa, and Dangote are among other leading Nigerian organisations to take the stage at the PMI Africa Conference.
The statement said the event would be hosted in Emara Ole Sereni, Nairobi, Kenya, in September.
The conference would bring together Africa’s most influential PMOs, project leaders, practitioners, youth, and government to elevate the project management landscape.
With over 500 delegates attending, it said, the conference would to be the continent’s largest and most impactful gathering of project professionals.
The conference, themed, ‘The Africa We Want: Together We Can’, would will feature presentations, product showcases, and panel discussions. Its agenda includes discussions by experts who will address emerging and engaging topics that will shed light on some of the latest trends in the project management space.
From issues ranging from the continent’s skills gaps and the role of project managers in delivering Agenda 2063 to the role of women and youth in driving Africa’s future and mainstreaming project management in the public sector, it is set to be an insightful conference.
The speakers, drawn from various fields, would share insights from their experience and expertise on a wide range of topics and take a look at the first decade of Agenda 2063.