PM 101: Subtle Ways to Improve Efficiency, Boost Productivity, and Foster Creativity
Sarah Hoban, PMP
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Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business- Shenandoah University
600 Millwood Avenue, Halpin-Harrison Hall – Boardroom
Winchester, VA, 22604
Registration is complimentary.
One of the most common complaints from project managers is that they lack the time to get everything done--but what they are really saying is that they are not making the most of the time they have to focus on the right things. How do project managers know which things are the "right things"? How can we set ourselves up for success tomorrow by improving our productivity, creativity, and focus today? This presentation will summarize the best tips from a variety of productivity gurus and apply them to the field of project management. Project managers will gain an understanding of how they can work with their teams today to get where they want to be tomorrow.
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.
Hard SkillsResource Problem Solving
"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints
About the Speaker
Sarah Hoban, PMP
Sarah is a PMP-certified project/program manager and strategy consultant with 10 years of experience directing complex multi-million dollar projects, leading diverse global teams, collaborating with C-suite executives, mapping cross-functional stakeholder dependencies, and analyzing risk to deliver quality projects on schedule for federal and international clients. Her career has focused on incorporating project management techniques (sometimes stealthily) to advance strategy and improve processes. A project management thought leader, Sarah is the author of a weekly blog and podcast, The Stealthy Project Manager, focused on project management and productivity.
About the Shenandoah Valley Community
Announcing a New Local Community!
The DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute is pleased to host a new quarterly meeting in Winchester, VA. Membership in PMI and/or the DC Chapter is not required, however PDUs will be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs). The presentations delivered are educational and informative to those with an interest in the field of project management. Each event will present specific learning points, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others.
Pre-registration is recommended.