Workshop (AM Session): Empowering Project Managers with PMI AI Tools and Microsoft Power Apps (ITH)

Ways of Working


NOTE: There will be two identical workshops - one in the morning and one in the afternoon. If you are looking for the afternoon session, please go to the afternoon event here. This event is for the morning workshop.


Join us for an immersive half-day workshop designed to empower project managers by harnessing the power of PMI Citizen Developer and Microsoft Power Apps. This event is tailored to introduce and deepen your understanding of citizen development, low-code/no-code platforms, and the transformative potential of Generative AI in project management.



Introduction to Citizen Development, Low-Code/No-Code, and Gen AI (45 mins): Kickstart your journey with an insightful session on the landscape of citizen development. Discover the benefits and the pivotal role of low-code/no-code solutions and Generative AI in revolutionizing project management.
Hands-on: PMI Citizen Development Frameworks Implementation (1 hour): Dive into the world of PMI Citizen Development Frameworks through practical examples. This session is designed to provide you with hands-on experience in applying these frameworks to real-world scenarios.
Hands-on Application Development for Project Management (1 hour 15 mins): Elevate your skills with a focused session on developing applications tailored for project management. This hands-on experience will guide you through the nuances of creating impactful solutions.
Hands-on Automation of Project Management Tasks Leveraging Gen AI (1 hour): Explore the cutting-edge technologies of Copiloto Studio and Copilot (Gen AI). Learn how to automate project management tasks, enhancing efficiency and productivity.
Q&A Session (15 mins): Conclude the workshop with a session dedicated to answering your questions. This is your opportunity to clarify doubts and gain further insights into citizen development and its applications.

Learning Objectives
Understand Citizen Development and Its Benefits: Gain a comprehensive understanding of citizen development and how it can transform the project management landscape.
Learn PMI Citizen Developer Frameworks: Acquire knowledge on the PMI Citizen Developer Frameworks and how to implement them effectively in your projects.
Master Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate, Copiloto Studio, and Copilot (Gen AI): Become proficient in these powerful tools to enhance your project management capabilities.
Gain Hands-on Experience: Apply what you've learned in real-world scenarios to solidify your understanding and skills in citizen development and Microsoft Power Apps.
Develop a Growth Mindset: Embrace low-code/no-code solutions and leverage them to adapt to the ever-changing demands of project management. Propel your career forward by staying ahead of the curve.


This workshop is a must-attend for project managers looking to elevate their skills and embrace the future of project management through citizen development and innovative technologies. In addition, attendees will earn 2 Ways of Working PDUs and 2 Business Acumen PDUs. Space is limited so secure your spot today and take the first step towards transforming your project management approach!


Note: Please bring your own laptop to participate in the hands-on sessions.




Rafsan Huseynov is a seasoned IT Program Manager with over 13 years of client-facing experience across a diverse array of industries such as manufacturing, supply chain, FinTech, EdTech, and IT. His journey in the tech realm is marked by a profound expertise in leading enterprise-grade digital transformation projects, with a special focus on leveraging Microsoft Cloud Platforms—including Power Platform, Azure, Dataverse, and SharePoint—to drive impactful citizen development and Gen AI projects. His expertise is underpinned by a comprehensive understanding of project management methodologies, including agile, waterfall, and hybrid frameworks. Rafsan's technical proficiency spans the software development life cycle (SDLC), Learning Management Systems, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Azure DevOps, and Center of Excellence with Microsoft Power Platform. Rafsan has a master’s degree in applied economics and holds PMP, PMI-ACP, Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master, PMI Citizen Developer Business Architect, Power Platform Solution Architect and various other certifications and micro-credentials. As an evangelist for the citizen development approach, Rafsan empowers project managers to build their own technology solutions, championing a structured approach to the crafting of digital solutions. He firmly believes that a methodical strategy should guide the development journey, irrespective of the technology employed.




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Type of category: Ithaca

Type of activity: Ways of Working, Strategic & Business

Date: June 14th, 2024

Hour: 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Number of PDUs: 4


Members: $100.00

Non members: $140.00


East Hill Office Building

395 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY, 14850