802: Preparing to Lead: Critical Project Management Skills for the HR Professional | Sessions

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802: Preparing to Lead: Critical Project Management Skills for the HR Professional
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In-Person Sunday 06/12/2022 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn the step-by-step processes and easy-to-implement tools for successfully managing cross-functional projects big or small, globally or locally, live or via zoom. 

*Additional registration and fee required.

Managing projects can be challenging, especially if they span multiple divisions, time zones, countries, oh and everyone is working remotely. Done wrong, it can destroy careers (and companies!). Done right, it can garner you a "seat at the table." From global outsourcing to workplace analytics to leading company-wide change management initiatives, the HR executive has unique insights into what motivates and engages employees thus giving them the edge at spearheading projects that directly impact the company's bottom line. To do so though requires your Project Management skills and leadership chops to be in peak performance and constantly at the ready. This highly interactive session will prepare you to lead by providing in-depth, step-by-step instructions and tools.

Learning Objectives:

  • Receive  In-depth analysis of pre-project planning.
  • Define deliverables in financial terms your senior leaders care about.
  • Conduct comprehensive risk probability vs. impact analysis to determine the likeliest causes for your project to become derailed and how to plan for and overcome those.
  • Discover easy-to-implement Project Management tools to help you plan for and manage your project including Gap and SWOT analyses, Fishbone (Cause & Effect) diagrams, Goal Breakdown Structure diagram, RACI matrix and several types of Gantt charts.
  • Discuss potential software tools that can help you get organized and track your project.
Valerie M. Grubb Photo
Valerie M. Grubb, Principal,
Val Grubb & Associates, Ltd.