The world of project management is changing, and project managers are now required to take on new responsibilities to work even more closely with senior executives.
But this is a task easier said than done, as project leaders and teams face many challenges in sharing metrics, aligning goals, and streamlining communication with key executives. In this webinar, our roundtable of experts will take a closer look at practices you can implement to effectively communicate with project stakeholders and senior management.
Key topics of discussion:
- What are the common pitfalls of communication to senior management for an IT team today?
- How can a manager effectively deliver the right metrics and visibility to key stakeholders?
- What can project leaders do to align the goals of stakeholders and team members?
- How can a project leader not only control resources and manage a group, but define the vision for a project?
- What tools are available to ease the process of communication with team members and senior management?
About the presenters
Todd C. Williams
President of eCameron Inc and author of the blog Back From Red
Todd Williams’ goal is to improve how companies implement their strategic plans. Utilizing twenty-five years of experience he helps companies ranging from start-ups to multi-billion dollar corporations achieve their goals. In addition to authoring “Rescue the Problem Project,” he is also a writer for The CEO Magazine, American Management Association and numerous other publications such as—Fortune/CNN Money, CIO Update, IT Business Edge, ZDNet, and Enterprising CIO.
The Lazy Project Manager
Peter Taylor is the author of the best-selling project management book on ‘Productive Laziness’ – ‘The Lazy Project Manager’. <br /><br /> In the last 4 years he has focused on writing and lecturing with over 200 presentations around the world in over 20 countries and has been described as ‘perhaps the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today’. He also acts as an independent consultant working with some of the major organizations in the world coaching executive sponsors, PMO leaders and project managers.
VP of Global Customer Success
Gwendolyn Smith has years of experience in project management including establishing a customer facing PMO and a Project Management Information System with key metrics to track baselines and improvements. She also has a vast background in consulting and working on Enterprise Agile transformations. She spent 13 years as a DBA for Oracle working with IT software teams. Most recently as VP of Global Customer Success for Workfront, Gwendolyn leads a department of customer advocates focused on ensuring client’s business success.