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Wednesday, June 21 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
#380: Effective Portfolio Management and How to Ensure You Get the Value Out of the Decisions Made

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Component Type: Session
Level: Basic
CE: CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; PDU 1.25 PMI 2166-000209; RN 1.25

Making timely portfolio decisions is critical to ensure organizations achieve the value of the exercise. This session will discuss how those decisions can be made and communicated effectively. Speakers will also address how to ensure timely closeout once a decision to discontinue or deprioritize has been made.

Learning Objectives

Discuss basic concepts of portfolio management decision making; Identify best practices for ensuring timely close-out of a project.


Kemi Yusuf, MBA, PMP


The Art and Science of Effective Portfolio Management: How to Make the Right Portfolio Decisions and Make Them Stick
Kemi Yusuf, MBA, PMP

Defining and Obtaining Value as a Result of Portfolio Management: Considerations for Pharma and Biotech Companies
Dan Tierno, MA, MBA

When It’s Time to Call it Quits: Close Out of Late-Stage Clinical Programs
Larissa Wilsie, MS, PMP

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Kemi Yusuf

Head, International PV Strategy and Office of the Product Safety Team, AbbVie, Inc.
Kemi Yusuf leads International Pharmacovigilance (PV) Strategy and Office of the Product Safety Team within AbbVie. She has over 15 years of experience in developing and implementing global transformational strategies to elevate business performance, expand capabilities, strengthen... Read More →

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Dan Tierno

Associate Director, Global Clinical Data Sciences and Analytics, Bayer
Mr. Dan Tierno has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, specializing in drug development, data sciences and analytics for clinical trials, and commercialization of novel small molecule and cell based therapeutics. Mr. Tierno has spoken on training... Read More →
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Larissa Wilsie

Associate Director, Project Management, Merck & Co., Inc.
A cell biologist by training, Larissa joined Merck in 2004 as a Discovery scientist. She moved into project management in 2013 and has worked across therapeutic areas, supporting programs from early stage development through post-approval activities. She is a staff manager and mentor... Read More →

Wednesday June 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:15pm CDT
N426a McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616
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