PMI Austin Chapter Meeting (Virtual)

Power Skills

Important Note: If you are a PMI member from another chapter, please register as a non-chapter member for this event and self-report your PDU credit. Also remember to use the same full name and email ID used for PMI membership.

Virtual Event Price: $20 for members and $25 for non-members.



6:00 – 6:30 pm : Message from our Chapter President & Chapter Updates (0.5 PDU Power Skills)

6:30 – 7:30 pm : The Fallacy of Multitasking and its Impact on Project Management 1PDU (Ways of Working) 




Note: We will close registration 3 hours before the event starts. 

Speaker Bio

Kate Milani and Nila Vaishnav  


Kate Milani, MSEd, PMP - Milani Consulting, LLC 

Kate is an experienced Project Manager and Instructional Designer who specializes in helping people and organizations get things done.  She has more than 15 years of experience in IT Project Management combined with over 10 years as a consultant and trainer in the project management field.

In addition to being a Senior IT Project Manager for the Liberty Mutual Group, Kate served as a Project Manager and Instructional Designer for the Department of Labor and Department of Justice funded programs. She is eager to share her practical insights to help others improve their ability to lead and deliver.

Kate’s credentials include a BBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, an MS in Education from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, a master’s Certificate in IT Project Management from George Washington University, and a PMP from the Project Management Institute (PMI).  Kate recently served as the VP-Programs for her local PMI Chapter and is currently serving as the VP-Communications.

Nila Vaishnav, BA, BS, PMP - Vaish-Consulting, LLC
Nila is a talented IT Professional, an experienced Project Manager, and a teacher. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge while also having a thirst for gaining new knowledge.

While working for diverse industries for more than 20 years, Nila has developed subject matter expertise in specific areas of IT and Project Management. She also taught IT courses at Wisconsin Technical Colleges. This expertise combined with her teaching experience positions her well for speaking and coaching. She is excited to share her real-life experience with a firm belief that it will add value to the community she will serve.


Presentation Information:


The Fallacy of Multitasking and its Impact on Project Management

Description of Presentation (Maximum 250 words)

In this fast-moving society that we live in, it has become a trend to constantly juggle multiple tasks. Technology allows for quick communication methods making multitasking so easy that at times do not even realize we are multitasking. It is second nature for us. Attend this session to understand how multitasking impacts us as project managers and how we manage our human resource capacity. 

Learning Objectives for Presentation (Minimum 3 SMART Objectives)

In this interactive session, you will:

·       Identify the impacts of multitasking on you as a project manager

·       Determine the best strategies for improving your capacity as a Project Manager

·       Recognize the impacts of multitasking on your project team’s capacity.

·       Develop strategies to increase human resource capacity on your projects

Expected Key Takeaways for Participants:


Multitasking does occur and if we are not aware of its impact, we will continue to do it. By being aware, you are now able to minimize the impact.



Presentation Category (Triangle)

Ways of working


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Type of category: Chapter Meeting

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working

Date: February 27th, 2024

Hour: 18:00 to 20:00

Number of PDUs: 1.5