Using Myriad PM Tools to Create and Communicate Vital Decision Support Information

Using Myriad PM Tools to Create and Communicate Vital Decision Support Information


Lee R. Lambert, PMP

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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About the Program

This program is aimed at improving the PM professional’s ability to truly make a difference in his/her organization. The material will educate and enable the attendee to master the use of critical PM tools in order to capitalize on their ability to generate project truth while empowering themselves to make extreme “value add” contributions to the decision making cycle.

When understood and applied in a consistent manner, the tools and techniques covered will allow the user to separate from the PM professional pack by providing timely information that will enable decision makers to be aware and consider all possible alternatives—before making critical project decisions.

Join Lee R. Lambert, a PM thought leader, for a refreshing and entertaining examination of the potential of PM.


  • Overcoming the challenges of inadequate scope/requirements definition
  • Dealing with the challenges of the organizational “SILO” effect
    • Creating a Stakeholder Hierarchy/Analysis
    • Conduction a Needs/Wants/Currencies Analysis
  • A closer look at Agile—NOT just an IT Tool
  • Project Planning Tools--Creating a realistic Project Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB)
    • WBS, PDM, Risk/PERT, Critical Chain
  • Tools for determining current and future project status
    • Milestone Hierarchy, EVMS, Historical Information
  • Categorizing and Managing Change—An alternate approach
  • The Importance of Closeout—Avoiding the Insanity through continuous improvement

Learning Objectives:
Upon conclusion of this program and its exercises, attendees should be able to:

  • Improve their ability to develop comprehensive project scope/requirements documents
  •     Recognize what steps/actions are necessary to establish a meaningful Project PMB
  •     Separate truth from fiction in assessing project progress/status—predict the future
  •     Understand the difference between Baseline Change and Work Plan Change
  •     Go “UP” the learning curve toward continuous improvement
Event Location

Crowne Plaza Hotel
1960 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, , 22102

Agenda and Cost:
Accolades for Lee Lambert's Seminar:
"This isn't just a class, it's a learning opportunity on a dozen levels.  Lee not only provides rich content and great stories, he shows how presentations are done and done well.  He's a training master from whom I've learned a lot of the craft.  This is an opportunity to seize!"
~ Carl Pritchard, PMP, EVP

8:00 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - Seminar Begins
4:30 PM - Seminar Ends

(Fee includes seminar, materials, breakfast, and lunch)
$300.00 - Member Registration
$325.00 - Nonmember Registration

$325.00 Onsite Member Registration
$350.00 Onsite Nonmember Registration

PDUs Available: 
7.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speakers

Lee R. Lambert, PMP

Lee R. Lambert has established the standard against which educators and practioners in the field of Project Management are measured. In 1981 he was invited to join the team that created the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Program. 

He is a Past President of the Central Ohio PMI. Lee has authored two books and more than 30 professional article/whitepapers. He is also PMI SME for the EVMS Practice Guide and the Project Estimating Practice Guide Educated in Engineering Design at Utah Technical College. He is a holder of a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. 

As the creator of the “Stealth Learning” concept, no other educator/speaker can contend with his uncanny technical knowledge, unique material content and refreshingly entertaining delivery. Lee takes the saying; “Been there, done that, got the T-shirt” to the next level as he continues to “make a difference” in his chosen field. 

Lee's awards include PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 1995, PMI Professional Development Provider of the Year in 2007, and PMI Fellow in 2009.

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