What you will learn:
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said “A plan is useless. Planning is everything.”
Successful project management recognizes both the art and science of breaking big tasks down into digestible bites. This webinar will introduce the elements of project management and provide frameworks, tips, and techniques to help participants be more effective and efficient in managing projects and individual tasks. The following topics will be presented and discussed:
· Understanding the project lifecycle
· The role of the Project Manager
· Planning for project success
· Creating and managing expectations
· The importance of accountability and responsibility
· Prioritizing project tasks
· Communications and transparency
This interactive workshop will allow participants to apply project management techniques to their current work or personal projects and explore the opportunities to utilize the RACI Model, Stephen Covey’s Urgent vs. Important framework, and the 6 Planning Questions. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions about the application of techniques in managing common tasks.
About the instructor:
Michael has over 30 years of experience building and leading cross functional teams to deliver critical projects. He is an “Engineer Whisperer”, helping engineers and other technical professionals communicate and engage with increased clarity, collaboration, and cooperation with both technical and non-technical partners.
Michael Riegel is a coach, consultant, author, speaker, and project management expert working across industries with a focus on technical and business operations clients. He developed an expertise in managing technical professionals, creating high-performing teams, and an understanding of how to help leaders grow and exceed their individual as well as corporate goals.
As a technical professional himself, Michael brings insights and perspectives on the challenges and organizational dynamics that can thwart analytical, technical, and structured-thinking professionals. In his coaching work, he often focuses on building emotional intelligence, communication skills, collaboration, cooperation, and leadership skills, especially for technical professionals who work with non-technical leaders and teams.
His client organizations include Amazon, Apple, Wayfair, Fox Home Team Sports, Roku, Columbia University, Washington Gas and Light, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Michael also established a strategic partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction to build greater awareness of coaching and professional development benefits to traditionally underserved professionals, industries, and companies.
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Suggested Length60 min
# of Employees40
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