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Stop Winging It: Realistic Project Management, hosted by Lou Russell

  • September 24, 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Fountain Blue, 2300 Mannheim Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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Stop Winging It: Realistic Project Management

Sponsored by: CD2 Learning

  • Do you spend your day in a chaotic, fast-paced, time and resource-strained organization?

  • Do you feel like you are “making it up as you go along?”

  • Could you benefit from advice and guidance on a wide array of tools designed to provide you with the flexible structure necessary to have increased success delivering business results through your projects?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this workshop is you! And if you’ve ever cringed when you’ve thought about project management, this workshop is really for you!

What Will You Learn?

After attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Define key roles (project manager, project sponsor and other key people)
  • Build a stakeholder communication plan
  • Determine and document business objectives, project objectives, project scope and risks/constraints
  • Practice resiliency to adapt to the needs of the project
  • Adapt your communication style to others to ensure collaboration
  • Build your Project Charter and Project Schedule / Plan 
  • Estimate and manage the cost of projects
  • Perform a post project review to ensure your P.M. competence improves
What Will We Cover?

        Our Guarantee
        If this isn’t the most fun you’ve ever had in a training course, we’ll triple your money back! (OK, our accountant said no, we can’t do this. But we do think this will be one of the most fun workshops you’ve ever attended. Lou is just that good!) 


          8:30 - 9:00 am:  Registration, Networking and Breakfast

          9:00 - 11:30 am:  Program

          11:30- 12:30 pm: Lunch 

          12:30 - 4:30 pm:  Program Continues


            Registration Type Before or on Sept 9th After Sept 9th
            ATDChi Members
             $199 $235
             $275 $315
            Affiliate Member (STC, CISPI, ODN)   $225  $265
             Student  $175  $205
            Cancellation Policy: All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@atdchi.org prior to any event. Requests must be submitted at least three (3) business days prior to the event to receive a full refund. No refund will be provided for cancellations received within three (3) business days or for event attendee no-shows.


              ABOUT THE SPEAKER

              Lou Russell is the CEO/Queen of Russell Martin & Associates, an executive consultant, speaker and author whose passion is to grow companies by growing their people. She is the author of 10 Steps to Successful Project Management and Managing Projects, among others. 

              Through speaking, training and writing, Lou draws on 30 years to inspire improvement in leadership, project management and individual growth. Lou’s upbeat style, and humorous stories about on-the ground experiences will give you the passion and tools to improve the bottom line. You will be moving, laughing, participating, inspired and challenged. Most importantly to Lou, you will learn.

              Click here to watch Lou’s “Thinking Outside the Dots”. For more information on Lou, go to www.russellmartin.com.

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