PMI North Carolina Chapter

Chapter Meeting – October 2021: Project Leadership Skills

Chapter Meeting – October 2021: Project Leadership Skills

Non-Members $0, Members $0, Volunteers $0.

Abstract: If you want to advance your career as a project professional, you need to pay at least as much attention to your relationships as you do to your performance. The wide variety of skills and abilities that today’s PMs need to cultivate include: creating and executing on a vision; motivating others; influencing without authority; networking; communicating up, down and laterally; managing stakeholder relationships; and dealing with conflict.

This webinar touches briefly on each of the skills mentioned above, exploring them in relation to the project environment.

Learning Objectives:

After this one-hour session, learners will be able to:

· Articulate the importance of a project “vision”

· Identify three elements that drive motivation

· List a variety of tactics and strategies for influencing others

· Explain the four fundamental rules of principled negotiation

· Recognize the physiological components of a conflict reaction

Speaker: Harry Rever - Speaker Credentials - Harry earned his MBA from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Management and Business Administration, Marketing from Texas Tech University. He is a senior member of ASQ and a member of PMI. Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP®); Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Certified Quality Manager (CQM), and Certified Quality Consultant (CQC).

SpeakerHarryAbout the Speaker: Harry Rever is Director of Lean Six Sigma for International Institute for Learning. He is a dynamic presenter and practitioner of Six Sigma and Project Management with an innate ability to teach the concepts of quality improvement in an understandable and more importantly, applicable manner.

With over twenty years as a project manager, process improvement consultant and trainer, Harry has numerous examples of what works (and what doesn’t) when managing projects and applying statistical process improvement concepts. He has experience leading people including supervising project managers, quality analysts, and sales teams. Harry has trained thousands of employees on Six Sigma, process improvement, and project management and he frequently presents at conferences and seminars.

Meeting Agenda

5:30 - 6:00 PM Networking, Gather and Information Exchange

NOTE: Upon entering the NCPMI chapter meeting prior to 6PM, you have the opportunity to network with your peers. You can stay in the main room which will have informational rolling slides or you can join sponsors breakout rooms or any other breakout room via selecting join next to the breakout room that you want to join. You will also have an opportunity to network with you peers after the chapter meeting via breakout rooms.

6:00 - 6:20 PM NCPMI Business Announcements

6:20 - 7:20 PM Featured Presentation: “[Project Leadership Skills]”

7:20 - 7:30 PM Q&A

7:30 – 8:00 PM Networking

Event Details

Event Date 10-21-2021 5:30 pm
Event End Date 10-21-2021 8:00 pm
Registered 60
Available place 240
Cut off date 10-21-2021 5:30 pm
Individual Price FREE for all NCPMI members and non members
No. of Leadership PDUs 1
Location Virtual Conference Call