You might think the biggest challenge in managing projects in today’s world would be inadequate Requirements Definition—but you would be wrong! Whether you are using predictive or Agile/Hybrid the biggest impact on being able to deliver your objectives is the virtual work force. Individual contributors must stay engaged if they are to overcome the difficulties of a dispersed workforce.

This presentation will propose a way to overcome the challenges of working remotely, while providing the method that will make it seem like you are almost there. It’s all about effective communication and effective communication is all about the organization’s ability to gather and provide the decision making information in a comprehensive and timely way.

Spend an hour with Lee Lambert as he explains how to overcome disconnected individual contributors AND their managers.

Speaker: Lee R.Lambert

In the profession of Project Management, Lee R. Lambert, PMP, PMI Fellow has established the standard against which others in the field are measured. Throughout a fast-paced 18 year corporate career with Chicago Bridge & Iron, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, General Electric (Nuclear Reactor Division) and Battelle Memorial Institute–where he worked almost exclusively with engineers and scientists–he quickly ascended to senior management positions and was responsible for the development and implementation of ground-breaking, sophisticated Enterprise project management processes for Engineering, Medical Diagnostics and Research & Development. In 1981, as a result of his pragmatic application of the PM methodologies, he was invited to be an integral part of the creation of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Program.  He is a recipient of the PMI’s Distinguished Contribution Award and was a member of the PMNetwork/PM Journal Editorial Review team for over a decade. He also contributed as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the PMI’s Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Practice Standard. Educated as a Mechanical Engineer, he is a holder of a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. Lambert is a frequent lecturer in the prestigious Washington University’s Executive Roundtable series. His most recent professional recognition was being named one of only 70 PMI Fellows. He also received one of the PMI’s highest honors for his ground breaking applied learning programs: The Professional Development Provider of the Year 2007. As an author of two books and 32 professional papers, no other project management educator/speaker can contend with his uncanny technical knowledge, material content and refreshing and entertaining delivery—his hard-hitting, but humorous style, has mesmerized more than 50,000 students in 23 countries. Lee take the saying; “Been there, done that, got the T-shirt” to a new level.

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