PMI Singapore Chapter

Webinar: Leadership and Networking – Change your life with meaningful connections based on a shared purpose

Webinar: Leadership and Networking – Change your life with meaningful connections based on a shared purpose

Webinar: Leadership and Networking – Change your life with meaningful connections based on a shared purpose


This session's facilitator, Jim Emerick, chronicles consequences of the COVID environment and proposes an updated definition of networking based on our search for individual and shared purpose. He weaves together thirty years of stories describing how deeper connections lead to breakthrough professional and personal success, lessons which we may immediately apply in all dimensions of our lives.


  • Reinforce that our primary role as project leaders is connecting with and inspiring others
  • Mutual purpose is at the core of connecting with others
  • Technology by itself does not replace the need for the human connection.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Importance of empathy in a leader

  • Professional & personal connection techniques

  • Definition of shared purpose

  • Effective use of social media platforms

After attending this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • More effectively launch any project or program by focusing on mutual purpose

  • Create and/or improve numerous professional relationships

  • Inspire and lead more effectively

Presentation and Discussion Method:

  • This event will use Zoom, so please ensure that you have INSTALLED Zoom on your computer and log in via the app, not through web browser. You can download the Zoom application here
  • This session will also use, which you are recommended to access via the mobile application
  • Participating from both a mobile device and personal computer (desktop or laptop) are recommended
  • Make sure to have a stable internet connection

About the Speaker:

Jim Emerick (LinkedIn)

Jim Emerick

Jim Emerick is the founder and president of profit-with-purpose Choinque® (pronounced "choynk") LLC. He is an Academy Leadership Master Facilitator and has trained and coached over one thousand professionals in the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, Germany, Peru and Chile. Jim was both an invited speaker and debate panelist at the 2017 PMI Australia Conference.

A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Jim served as a technology program manager developing and integrating next-generation spacecraft computers into over fifty platforms including the Cassini-Huygens probe. In 1992, he co-founded and led innovative systems & technologies corporation, or insyte, pioneering three breakthrough generations of radio frequency systems-on-chips with diverse teams in the United States, Scotland and Canada, selling the company in 2006. Afterwards, he served as Vice President Advanced Technologies at ITT, delivering their next generation communications platform technology and establishing information assurance and SCADA capabilities.

Jim is active on LinkedIn and Twitter, and hosts a podcast - the ChoinqueCast, which may be found via iTunes and other platforms. He has read and reviewed over 100 books on leadership, by authors worldwide, which may be found on the bookshelf at

Jim currently serves as the corporate connections fundraiser for Autism Speaks Tampa, leadership coach for ZooTampa at Lowry Park, Advisory Committee member of Academy Leadership and supports a variety of causes. He and his wonderful wife Cheryl, their two awesome children, and three cats may be found in Tampa, Florida or in the mountains of Colorado.


Event Particulars

Date: Thursday, 19 August 2021

Time (SGT): 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm (Click here for a timezone converter)

Venue: Online via ZOOM 

Access Details: Will be emailed separately to registered participants on the dayPlease contact Alicja if you don't receive them after checking your spam/junk folder. 

PDUs: 2 Leadership (where applicable, PMI ID to be included with registration)

Registration deadlines: Roster closes when full or 6.30 pm SGT on the event day 



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Event Properties

Event Date 19-08-2021 7:00 pm
Event End Date 19-08-2021 9:00 pm
Registered 104
Cut off date 19-08-2021 6:40 pm
Individual Price from 5 SGD
No. of Business Acumen PDUs N/A
No. of Ways of Working PDUs N/A
No. of Power Skills PDUs 2
Location Webinar

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