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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.

Chair

Kemi Yusuf, MBA, PMP

Speaker

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



Moderators
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Kemi Yusuf

Director, Business Solutions Project Management, AbbVie, Inc.
Kemi Yusuf is the Director of Project Management within AbbVie’s PV organization. She oversees the Program Office which drives high-priority strategic initiatives & process improvement projects. She also oversees the project management function that drives excellence in the Pro... Read More →

Speakers
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Dan Tierno

Strategic Implementation Manager, Bayer
Mr. Dan Tierno has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical portfolio management, R&D and commercialization. Mr. Tierno also specializes in digital health initiatives, inclusive of gene editing as well as integration of wearables and big data in clinical trials. Mr. Tierno h... Read More →
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Larissa Wilsie

Senior Specialist, Project Management, Merck & Co., Inc.
A cell biologist by training, Larissa joined Merck in 2004 as a Discovery scientist. She joined project management in 2013 and has worked with several therapeutic areas, supporting programs from early stage development through post-approval activities. She is fascinated by the wa... Read More →
avatar for Kemi Yusuf

Kemi Yusuf

Director, Business Solutions Project Management, AbbVie, Inc.
Kemi Yusuf is the Director of Project Management within AbbVie’s PV organization. She oversees the Program Office which drives high-priority strategic initiatives & process improvement projects. She also oversees the project management function that drives excellence in the Pro... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:15pm
N426a McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616
  • Level Basic
  • Featured Topics Clinical Operations
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  • Featured Topics Clinical Operations,StudentProgramming
  • Credit Type CME, IACET, PMI, RN
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