LinkedIn   Twitter   Facebook   Instagram

October 23, 2018 Dinner Meeting

Bookmark and Share

Eileen Webb2Title:  So, You Want to be a Consultant!

Speaker: Eileen Webb

Many people wonder what it would be like to be a consultant either full-time or as a part time work after they retire.  In 2005, after working for large and small corporations including Procter and Gamble, Texas Instruments, Nortel Networks, Weyerhaeuser, and Greatbatch Sierra, Eileen Webb started her first consulting company – Streamline Consulting - Industrial Engineering working with manufacturers, casinos, and governments.  In 2012, she started her second consulting company, Accreditation Preparation - ABET accreditation with universities around the world.  Eileen was well prepared to do the work with clients since she had expertise gained as an internal consultant and project manager for many years, but she had a lot to learn about the other parts of running a consulting business.  She will talk about the pros and cons of consulting as well as the resources available to someone

Location: Twisted Fork - 1191 Steamboat Pkwy Reno NV, 89521

Register

Default Add to Calendar (39 KB)

About Eileen Webb

 

Eileen Webb is President of Accreditation Preparation, LLC., which helps programs prepare for ABET accreditation. She has advised 94 programs at 20 universities in Colombia, United States, Mexico and Portugal in the last 6 years.  She has been on 15 official ABET visits including 4 outside the United States in Colombia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia. She was an ABET Symposium Invited Speaker with “FACT or FICTION: The Fine Art of Convincing Your Program Evaluator that You Actually Did What You Wrote in Your Self Study.”

Eileen was an invited speaker at World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF,) the annual conference of the International Forum of Engineering Education Societies, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2017. She was also an invited speaker at LACCEI (Latin America and Caribbean Engineering Institution) in 2017 participating on a panel and presenting a paper.  She will be the keynote speaker at Buenas Prácticas de “Assessment” en Ingenieria in Barranquilla, Colombia in August 2018.

She has over 25 years of experience in industrial engineering, process improvement, training, and project management at companies including Procter & Gamble, Weyerhaeuser, Texas Instruments, and Nortel.  She had taught courses in project management and quality at University of Nevada Reno - Extended Studies and Truckee Meadows Community College -Workforce Development and Community Education.  She also has her own company, Streamline Consulting Associates, LLC, which has been providing industrial engineering services to manufacturers, government, and casinos since 2005.

Eileen received her chemical engineering degree with highest honors from Georgia Tech.

who is starting a business.

 

 

Platinum Sponsor

NewTEK

Complimentary Chapter Membership

Enhance your commitment to your career and the project management profession with a complimentary Chapter Guest Pass. Click for details

Affordable PM Classes for Nevada Nonprofits

In an effort to give back to the community, the Project Management Institute-Northern Nevada Chapter (PMI-NNV) is offering project management classes to area nonprofit organizations at greatly reduced costs

Click Here to Read More

PMI Northern Nevada Chapter in the News

PNI-NNV Chapter Officers interviewed on April 23 on The Cheri Hill Show.

Click Here to listen to the broadcast

Website New Single Sign On (SSO)

PMI-NNV Chapter Members,

We have enabled our website to access your PMI information when you are signed into the website

Please click here to READ MORE

Update Your PMI Information

personal infoYou are important to us and we want to keep in touch with you!  This website is updated with your information from pmi.org nightly.  In order to keep your contact information current please remember to update the pmi.org with your updated e-mail address!  Click here to go to pmi.org and make your updates.

Upcoming Events

Reno Dinner Meeting

Oct 23, 2018

Monthly Mixer

Nov 15, 2018

Quick Poll September 2018

Which project methodology/process do you use to manage projects at your organization?
  • 8 Votes
    Agile
    32%
  • 3 Votes
    Waterfall
    12%
  • 0 Vote
    Prince2
    0%
  • 14 Votes
    Hybrid
    56%
← Back
Total 25 Votes

Chapter Newsletter

news

Stay Informed!

captcha 

Chapter Membership

Total Members 270
New Members Added 7
PMP® Members 170
CAPM® Members 3
PgMP® Members 1
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 0
PMI-ACP® Members 5
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0

PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Join Our Chapter

join usTo join our chapter, you must first join the Project Management Institute($129 per year).

At PMI.ORG;
Add the Northern Nevada Chapter: $30; $5 Student
You may add the Chapter at any time. Read More...

Webmaster

rookie1

Question or comments about our Website?

 Contact the Webmaster