Event

Regular Meeting

The 21th PMR Club Meeting was held on July 12th 2016.

Reported by Yukinori Iwashita
Edited by Susumu Miura
PMAJ has P2M Certification System and the examination. There are 3 levels of the certificate, i.e. Basic: PMC “Project Management Coordinator”, Intermediate: PMS “Project Management Specialist” and Application: PMR “Program Manager Registered”.
The P2M certification (PMC/PMS/PMR) has started in April 2002 just after P2M had released.P2M professionals were started in order to promote the birth of "new advanced professionals" in Japan. PMR Club was founded for the purpose of membership mutual friendship and mutual enlightenment to hold the P2M qualification, and to contribute to the awareness of P2M, the value improvement, and the promotion. In order to attain these purposes, the meeting is held about once every two or three months. There are 73 persons of PMR qualification at present and the 21th PMR Club Meeting has been held on July 12th, 2016 at 6:00-9:00 PM.

In this meeting, Mr. Hitoshi Shimizu, METAWATER Cooperation Business Planning Department, did a topic presentation about "Intellectual Properties and Project Management”. The main point of his presentation was that the business model at a new era of IOT must be shifted into "strategy of intellectual properties as a program" from "patent strategy as a project", and it should be realized in balancing between Opened vs. Closed Innovation. It seemed that many participants have been enough satisfied with his rich experiences and explanations.

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