Lee R. Lambert, PMP, CEO
2009 PMI Fellow
PMI's Prof Development Provider of the Year (2007)
PMI's Distinguished Contribution Award (1995)

Delivering Bad News in a Good Way
with Lee R. Lambert
8:30 - 4:30
8 PDUs (4 Leader, 2 Tech, 2 Strategic)

Join Lee to begin to understand the tools and techniques we use to convert mountains of project management data into useful information. This program emphasizes the preparation and delivery of the vital decision support information. Methods for developing and presenting the KEY outputs generated by using sound project management concepts to the organizational decision maker will be focus. Attendees will learn approaches and techniques for developing and presenting information in a way that the decision maker thoroughly understands what is being communicated and comprehends why it is important that the decisions are based upon the truth being provided by the PM process and the PM professional. After all, it is what it is!

The information coming out of the PM process is clearly valuable. The ability to determine what it says and to communicate it in an easy to understand, yet comprehensive, way to the decision maker is PRICELESS!

OUTLINE
- Introduction
- Reviewing Data Types
- Converting PM Data to Information
- Identifying the most Vital Information
- Creating Graphical Story Boards
- Predicting the Future—Based on the Past
- Preparing a Useful Variance Analysis Report
- Incorporating the Dashboard Concept
- Recognizing that NO decision is a decision
- Conclusion/Review

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of this session you will be able to:

- Cut through the “crap” and get to the facts
- Separate Data from Decision Support Information
- Create Graphical and Column Reports that are easy to use
- Extrapolate history to articulate the reality of the future—EARLY
- Deliver All News (Good or Bad) in a Good Way
- Have a positive influence on decisions/outcomes
- Enhance your value to the organization

We look forward to welcoming you to our little project management family!

REGISTER 10 OR MORE TOGETHER AND RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT

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Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and all supporting materials.

Continental breakfast and registration starts at 8:00am. Workshop begins at 8:30am. A working lunch will be served and the program will end at 4:30. The country club has a dress code, including collared shirts for the men and no jeans. Please contact them directly if you have any questions about the facility. Instructions for obtaining Certificates of Completion through our automated system will be distributed at the end of the workshop. These automated certificates will contain all of the information you will need to register your PDUs through PMI.


YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Lee R. Lambert, PMP, CEO
PMI Fellow (2009)
PMI Professional Development Provider of the Year (2007)
PMI Distinguished Contribution Award (1995)


Lee Lambert takes the saying; "been there, done that, got the T-shirt" to new heights in project management training, by incorporating a pragmatic perspective and a unique use of personal analogies to help bring the subject matter to life. No other Project Management educator can contend with his uncanny technical knowledge, material content and refreshing delivery - not to mention his humorous, engaging, CommonSense™ style that has mesmerized more than 40,000 students in 21 countries. Lee has been an honored and distinguished member of the project management community since 1968 and was part of the original team that formulated and implemented the PMP Certification Program. He is recognized as one of the most effective project management educators in the world.



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