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Service Networking: How to learn Project Management without really trying

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Learn from personal experience from Project Managers who started learning …

Learn from personal experience from Project Managers who started learning
the management and communication skills you need through a combination of
Service Learning and Social Networking. Presenters will share ways if you are new to Project Management to start small, listen, and gain experience.
This session will include a number of PM best practices including:
The Three Most Important Rules for being a Successful Project Manager.
1. Do Your Homework.
2. Build a reputation for doing good work.
3. Build Relationships with people in your industry.
You have been given a project..now what?
1. What are the fundamentals that you need to know?
2. When to ask for help.
3. Reporting the numbers.
Building Teams
1. The Dog ate my homework: tips for handling non-performing team members
2. Procrastination is the thief of time, money, and scope.
3. Leadership is a matter of habit.

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  • 1. Service Networking: How to learn Project Management without really trying Jill Bullard Almaguer, P.E., M.B.A. Carla Fair-Wright, PMP, CSQE
  • 2. Co-Presenters
    • Jill B. Almaguer, PE, MBA
    • Lead Project Manager, District Ancillary and Support Services, Harris County Hospital District
    • Carla Fair-Wright, PMP, CSQE
    • Owner, Optimal Consulting, LLC
  • 3. Project Management Leaders What Is It Why Do I Need It How Do I Do It Team Building Project Management Delivering Value
  • 4. What Is It ?
    • Project Management
      • Toolbox of skills and processes
      • Provides a way to control and predict actions
      • Accomplishes some specific goal
    • Service Networking
      • Service Learning
      • Social Networking
  • 5. Why Do I Need It ?
    • There is a problem or situation that needs a solution
    • There are limited resources
    • The job to be done requires lots of coordination
    • Most important – It has to done right the first time
  • 6. How Do I Do It ? The Three Most Important Rules How to get started Building Teams
  • 7. The Three Most Important Rules
    • Success as a Project Manager requires you to:
    • Do Your Homework
    • Build a reputation for doing good work
    • Build Relationships with people in your industry
  • 8. I have a project..now what? Knowing the fundamentals Initiation Planning Execution Controlling Closing
  • 9. I have a project..now what?
    • What makes a successful Project Manager
    • Knowing when to ask for help.
  • 10. Best Way to Deliver It ?
    • Reporting the numbers
      • Face-to-face
      • E-Mail or V-Mail
      • Telephone
      • Internet
  • 11. Building Teams
    • The Dog ate my homework: tips for handling non-performing team members
    • Procrastination is the thief of time, money, and scope.
    • Leadership is a matter of habit.
  • 12. Building Teams The Dog ate my homework: tips for handling non-performing team members Persuasion Coaching OR
  • 13. Building Teams Procrastination is the thief of time, money, and scope. Common Causes: Wishful thinking if I just wait a bit, things will get better Fear if I act too quickly, I might make a mistake Risk Reduction if I delay this action, the odds of success may improve
  • 14. Building Teams Leadership is a matter of habit. Leaders are not born; they are grown. Most of the habits of a successful leader can be cultivated and grown by developing a few common sense habits.
  • 15. Building Teams Leadership is a matter of habit . 4 common sense habits: © Copyright 2007 by Academic Leadership
    • Cultivate a Learning Habit. No one follows a leader who doesn't have a clue.
    • Cultivate a Motion Habit. You can't lead from your ivory tower. (MWBA)
    • Cultivate a Confidence Habit . If you believe in yourself, others will believe, too.
    • Cultivate Character. Step back every so often and take a good look. Be proud of what you are building.
  • 16. My Contact Information Jill Bullard Almaguer, P.E., M.B.A Association of IT Professionals Past President – Houston Chapter Work: 713-634-1346 Mobile: 281-795-3523 E-Mail: [email_address]
  • 17. My Contact Information www.optimalconsultingonline.com Carla Fair-Wright, PMP Work: 800-723-6120 Mobile: 713-301-0206 E-Mail: [email_address]
  • 18. QUESTIONS