WORKSHOP: Realistic Project Management

  • 11 Sep 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 1480 Falcon Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • 7


  • (Chapter Membership valid at least through Oct 1, 2014)
  • For the normal membership fee ($95 or $105) + $100 here, you'll get Chapter membership AND the workshop. Click the 'Join Our Chapter' menu item above and complete your Individual Membership application including payment. When you receive your confirmation email with your discount code, you may then return here and enter the code for the discount.
  • (Chapter Membership valid through Oct 1, 2014)
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This course is designed for today’s busy professional. If you are looking for advice and guidance on a wide array of tools designed to provide you with the flexible structure necessary to have increased success delivering business results through your projects, then read on!

This workshop will guide and help the Project Manager to plan, organize and control the project effort as well as costs. You can deliver the results the business demands

Topics include:
  • Decide If It’s a Project - The Secret Decoder Ring - The (not so) Secret Society - What’s a Project?
  • Define - Building Business Objectives - Establishing Scope -Mitigate Risks –mm What are Constraints? - Establish Governance Plan Communications
  • Projects Create Change - Growing Resiliency -Your Behavioral Strengths -The Tension of Collaboration 
  • Planning the Project - Create the Project Schedule - Milestones - Project Tasks & Dependency - Resource Allocation - Costing
  • Managing the Project - Simple Status Reports - Monitor Change - Manage Communication - Seek First to Collaborate
  • Ending Well - Transition to Maintenance -What Do You Archive -Template for Review

After attending this session, the participants will be able to:
• Define the roles of the project manager, the project sponsor and other key people in a project
• Build a stakeholder communication plan
• Document business objectives of the project
• Document project objectives
• Document the risks and constraints of a project
• Document the scope of the project
• Practice resiliency to adapt to the needs of the project
• Adapt your communication style to others involved with your project to ensure collaboration
• Build a Project Charter
• Build a Project Schedule / Plan
• Choose the appropriate activities for each project
• Estimate and manage the cost of projects
• Perform a post project review for every project to ensure that project management competence improves

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Nadine Martin is a has-been. While this may sound odd, Nadine has had taken many different paths during her career. She has been an automobile insurance adjuster, a trial preparation assistant for the Manhattan and Bronx District Attorneys, a rock climbing and backpacking salesperson, computer programmer, ski instructor and ski patroller. After experiencing these various career options she found the work that she was drawn to do...teaching and learning. She has spent the majority of her career in the technology learning field. Nadine was the technology training manager for Northeast Utilities (a New England based utility company), the IS Learning Manager for LL Bean and the E-Learning Manager for Bean. During her corporate career she helped to introduce the accelerated learning methodology into the training groups at these companies. She is certified in the usage of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument and has been utilizing technology to deliver learning for most of her career.

Nadine has a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Education from the State University of New York in Cortland as well as having done post graduate work in counseling. She is currently an independent consultant and has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as major organizations to deliver learning opportunities that help employees retain the information that enables them to perform their jobs better.

Nadine works to design, develop and deliver learning opportunities. Some of the topics she has facilitated include Train the Trainer, Presentation Skills, Accelerated Learning, Project Management and Blended Learning. Nadine has been a member of the U.S. Women’s Judo team, is a certified ski instructor and a ski patroller. She is currently the Advisor for Instructor Development for the Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol.

To request Nadine for your learning experience with Russell Martin & Associates, contact Brittney at


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