2018 Past, Present and Future Presentations Abstracts
Opening Session: Sardek Love
Master Influencer 2.0
Are you tired of encountering lack of stakeholder responses that causes project delays? Do you wish you had a way to get stakeholders “off the fence” and ready to say “yes”? If so, then this session is for you! The ability to influence others and get stakeholder buy-in is key to managing projects that deliver maximum business impact. In the updated version of this highly engaging, strategy-rich session, you’ll learn easy-to-implement tactics for winning people over. Specifically you will be able:
- Identify the exact words to use to rapidly build stakeholder trust
- Use a 3 step formula for instantly connecting and influencing decisions in your favor even if stakeholders don’t agree with you.
Come prepared to laugh while learning some simple techniques for increasing the effectiveness of your project management leadership skills.
Closing Session: Matt Thornhill
Generational Dynamics in Project Management
Project managers are on the front lines when it comes to understanding generational dynamics in today’s workplace. Every day project managers have to interact with their own teams and the teams they are supporting.
In this closing keynote, Matt Thornhill, the nation’s leader on generational dynamics, will share a practical overview of how generations matter in workplaces and what it means for being more effective in your job. This mission-critical, informative, and action-packed session will equip project managers on what to know and do to be more successful tomorrow.
Matt will include specific action steps you need to take to strengthen the overall and department-specific work environments and culture.