Centric Miami’s Kim Caruthers spoke at the Project Management Institute’s February chapter meeting about OCM and project management.
Kim Caruthers was the keynote speaker at the Project Management Institute South Florida Chapter February 15 dinner event. Kim’s topic was “Differentiate Yourself as a Project Manager. Elevate your Brand!”.
She spoke about the importance of incorporating organizational change management concepts when managing projects, and how doing this provides better project outcomes and improves one’s career opportunities.
The event was hosted by Envision Healthcare and was sold out with nearly 200 attendees. The networking hour was followed by a panel discussion on trends in project management. Panelists included:
- Dr. Steve Kramer, Ph. D., Nova Southeastern University
- Oscar Perez, Vice President, Memorial Healthcare System
- Steve Kalisher, Executive Vice President, Steven Douglas
- Diana Peart, District Director of Workforce & Continuing Education at Broward College
About the Speaker
Kim Caruthers, PMP, CSM, has over 20 years of experience in project management across multiple industries including transportation, education, telecommunications and technology. She has a BFA from Florida State University and an MBA from Florida International University. Kim has been teaching project management for fifteen years, and was certified to teach “Leadership for Strategic Execution,” a course within the Stanford Advanced Project Management (SAPM) program. She has taught this program on site for companies such as IBM, Cisco, Visa and Google.
Kim currently leads the Centric Miami practice. Prior to this, Kim served as Director of Program Management for CSX Transportation, a Fortune 500 company. Kim was also Director of Operations for Kaplan University, where she oversaw the development of a new online marketing product.
About PMI South Florida
We are only one of over 270 Chapters serving Project Management Institute (PMI) members and communities in more than 70 countries around the world. These local communities help spread awareness of the profession and PMI by reaching out to local governments and organizations, hosting events or seminars for local practitioners and providing opportunities to learn, network and earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining credentials.
The PMI South Florida Chapter offers events throughout the year for both its membership and for the community at large. Chapter dinner meetings are held six times each year and provide a unique opportunity to hear selected panelists and speakers discuss various topics of interest. These events are educational, yet also provide a forum for students and professionals to build their network and enhance their career potential.