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Virtual Luncheon | Risky Business | John M. Cummings III (Business Acumen PDU)

Business Acumen

PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter Virtual Meeting 

Title:  Risky Business


Speaker: John M. Cummings III, Public Information Officer 

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022 | 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm Hawaii Time

Topic Description: The prevalence of natural and human caused disasters has necessitated a common framework for assessing a community’s risk, vulnerability, and preparedness should an incident occur. Understanding what can affect you or your business can provide a framework to better identify hazards, prepare for emergencies, and mitigate the impact of disaster.

Learning Objectives: This event has the following learning objectives:

  • Understanding how natural or human caused disasters can create risks and hazards to your business.
  • Understanding a framework to better identify hazards, prepare for emergencies, and mitigate the impact of disaster.

Speaker Bios: 

John M. Cummings III is the Public Information and Education Officer for the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management (DEM).  

John is responsible for coordinating disaster education training programs, managing Emergency Public Information, media operations as well as coordinating the City’s’ Joint Information Center during emergency activations.  John serves as the DEM official spokesperson as well as managing the department’s social media presence.

Prior to working for the City John served nationally with the American Red Cross Disaster Services stationed in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands as well as working locally at the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter in Disaster Services.  John has more than 30-years of experience in disaster response and emergency management.

Event Information:  Zoom information will be provided with your registration confirmation.

PMI Talent Triangle: This free webinar qualifies for 1 Business Acumen PDU which will be reported for event-attending PMIHNL chapter members.



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Type of category: General Membership Meeting

Type of activity: Strategic Business Management skills

Date: August 18th, 2022

Hour: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1


Members: Free

Non members: $10.00

Students: Free


Virtual Meeting via Zoom