Rene Ramirez on Agile Project Management


Agile Project Management is becoming the more dominant form of Project Management.  Rene will discuss the difference between Agile and Traditional (Phased) Project Management.  Topics to include:

  • Agile Values
  • Agile Principles
  • Agile Tools
  • Agile (Principle based - PMBOK 7th Ed) versus Traditional Project Management (Knowledge Areas- PMBOK 6th)
  • Is Agile applicable to your organization?


About the Presenter

Rene Ramirez has over 32 years of experience in the Petrochemical Industry with 22 years working in a refinery (over 15 years as a frontline supervisor).  Rene has a background in project management, engineering design, construction, maintenance & turnarounds.  Since 2012, Rene has worked as a Senior Auditor for BP auditing major projects ($250MM +) and organizational capabilities.


  • Diamond Shamrock Refinery - Three Rivers, TX - (1990-2000)
  • Flint Hills Resources Refinery - Corpus Christi, TX - (2000-2012)
  • Adjunct Instructor Corporate Services - Del Mar College – (2008 to present)
  • BP (2012 to present)


  • Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering - Texas A&I University (1990)
  • Master of Business Administration - Texas A&M Corpus Christi (2004)
  • Master of Organizational Development - The University of the Incarnate Word (2012)


  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE - Mechanical) - Texas (2001)
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) - (2002)
  • Certified Internal Auditor – Institute of Internal Auditors (2016)
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) (2022)
  • Certified Facilitator/Trainer - Development Dimensions International (2016)
  • Certified Facilitator/Trainer – Franklin Covey (2016)
  • Certified Mindex Professional (2021)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt (2011)

Course Instruction/Facilitation

  • Technical Project Management - 2 days
  • Development Dimensions International-Organizational & Leadership Performance Series (Del Mar College)
  • Franklin Covey – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program (Del Mar College)
  • Franklin Covey- Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager (Del Mar College)
  • Mind Your Behaviors/Behavior Based Safety – (Del Mar College)
  • Emotional Intelligence – (Del Mar College)

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Type of category: Membership Meetings

Type of activity: Agile

Date: April 4th, 2023

Hour: 11:30AM to 12:30PM

# of PDUs: 2


Students: Free

Members: Free

Non members and Guests: Free