Leading Complex Projects
Steven R. Meier, Ph.D, PMP
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Avaya Government Solutions, Jesse Brown Conference Room
12730 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA, 22033
11:30 am: Check in and Networking 12:00 pm: Presentation 12:45 pm: Q&A 1:00 pm: Meeting Concludes Membership in PMI is not required and there is no charge for attending this event, but preregistration is required.
Many of today’s projects require novel approaches to handle increased complexity and large uncertainty. Complex projects are both difficult and challenging even for the most seasoned project managers. Leading these types of projects requires a versatile skill set, the ability to manage the unforeseen, and a strategic vision. Complex projects require more than just management, they require leadership. This presentation will provide specific techniques and best practices to successfully lead mission critical, high risk, highly visible, and technically challenging projects where there are often multiple stakeholders. Throughout the presentation, best practices and techniques will be presented that are drawn from the speaker’s own experience as well as from contemporary literature on project management, leadership, systems engineering, and technology management. This presentation will provide the tools and approaches required to lead complex projects.
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About the Speaker
Steven R. Meier, Ph.D, PMP
Steven Meier, Ph.D., PMP has 20+ years of federal and private industry experience focused on the defense, civil, and intelligence communities. Dr. Meier specializes in technology strategy; maturing advanced technologies from concept to operations; managing project portfolios for value; federal acquisition lifecycle management; and systems engineering. He was a Vice President at Lockheed Martin Corporation where he was responsible for leading the development and execution of corporate business plans for entry and growth in adjacent and horizon markets. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. Meier was a member of the federal Senior Executive Service at NASA as a Division Director within the Office of the Chief Technologist.
Dr. Meier has provided thought leadership with over 40+ peer-reviewed publications and presentations in the areas of technology management; acquisition strategy; project management; systems engineering; and several technology areas. He has spoken at the Project Management Institute, the International Council on Systems Engineering, and the Defense Acquisition University. Dr. Meier has a B.S. and M.S. in Physics, and received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2004.
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