Practical Project Management: Make Common Sense Your Secret Weapon

Practical Project Management: Make Common Sense Your Secret Weapon


David Wakeman, PMP

Principal Wakeman Consulting Group

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Leidos at Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Dr
Reston, Virginia 20190
Agenda and Cost: 

11:00 am: Networking
12:00 pm: Program

PMIWDC Members $15
Non-Members: $15
*Lunch will be served

With all of the acronyms, buzzwords, and corporate speak, it can get lost that project management is supposed to be a tool to enable us to lead projects and teams more effectively. That's why we all need a secret weapon to help keep our projects moving forward, our teams motivated, and our stakeholders engaged.

PDUs Available: 
1 PDU for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

About the Speaker

David Wakeman, PMP

Principal Wakeman Consulting Group
Dave Wakeman is known as "The Revenue Architect" for his ability to help organizations deliver incredible transformations in their businesses and their revenues. Dave is an internationally recognized expert in applying practical project management skills to business challenges to deliver results. His clients have included American Express, Yahoo!, and Amazon. He writes a monthly piece for the Project Management Institute that has made him one of the most widely read project management thought leaders in the world.

About the Reston Luncheon

Each month, Liana Underwood and Al Harris the Co-Chairs of the PMIWDC Reston Luncheon committee, strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. They present these speakers to you at the Leidos building in Reston Town Center, where you can network with other professionals of the PMI. The conference center at Leidos offers a maximum seating of approximately 30-50 guests and each month. Pre-registration is required.Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in presenting please contact the PMIWDC Staff who can put you in touch with the Luncheon Committee Chairs. When made available, photos and past presentations can also be viewed on here: Reston Luncheon