May Bowie Meeting

6:00-7:00 pm: Check-in and Networking
6:00-8:00 pm: Casual Finger Foods
7:00-8:00 pm: Main Presentation 


Main Presentation:

Title: Business Acumen

Speaker: Margarethe E. DeVeaux, MBA, PMP, CSM, CSPO

Topic Summary:

As PMs, Program Managers etc', we should always be ready to build and/or repair products or systems? Do you wait for someone to give you the tools or do you have your own, ready to go in a tool bag? This workshop will identify some common tools and spark ideas on what you would like in your own bag. 

Learning Objectives:

This workshop will identify some common tools and spark ideas on what you would like in your own bag.

About the Speaker:  

Margarethe DeVeaux

Margarethe DeVeaux is a senior consultant with more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology. Her extensive project and program management experience, including website, mobile application and other systems expertise, combined with excellent communication and leadership skills makes her a sought-after consultant.

For more than 10 years, Margarethe has applied PMI best practices with some commonsense tactics in her efforts to help bring value to customers.  She has worked for companies across various industries, such as Financial, Entertainment/Media, and Retail as well as the Non-Profit sector.

Margarethe has a degree in Mathematics with a concentration of Computer Science from Howard University. She obtained an MBA in e-commerce from Georgia State University.  Certifications include the Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).

Margarethe also has a passion for volunteering.  Currently she is a volunteer Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association. She has also served as a Girl Scout Leader (Lifetime Member) and as a business case study facilitator to college interns (freshmen, sophomores and juniors) via INROADS for the past few years.


Meeting Location:

Wegmans Fireside Room
9001 McHugh Drive, Lanham, Maryland, 20706

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Professional Development Units:
Quantity: 1 PDU

CCR PDU Category:
1.0 Leadership

Registration Information:

Special pricing for May 2018:  due to the late-breaking nature of this month’s meeting, normal registration is discounted to $25

Special May Price: $25 ($20 for students)

Online registration (regular, non-early bird) closes at 7:30 pm May 16, 2018 (the Wednesday immediately prior to the monthly Bowie Satellite meeting). Walk-in registrations accepted with cash or check only.

Student Online Registration - Students must enter the code BSMSTUDENT in the Coupon field when registering in order to pay only $20 and must show their student ID at the registration desk the day of the meeting.

Cancellation Policy

There are no transfers or refunds for no shows. If you contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the Sunday before registration closes, you can receive a full refund. If you contact programs after Sunday and before registration closes on Tuesday, you can request a transfer to another dinner meeting.

Event Properties

Event Date 05-17-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 05-17-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-11-2018 3:00 pm
Cut off date 05-16-2018 7:30 pm
Individual Price $25 ($5 discount for all instead of early bird registration this month)
Location Wegman’s Fireside Room
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
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