Realistic Project Management

  • 18 Apr 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • online



Let's face it; most people spend their days in chaotic, fast-paced, time-and resource-strained organizations.  Work has changed, and multi-tasking challenges traditional approaches to projects.

This workshop is designed for today's busy professionals who need advice and guidance on a wide array of techniques and tools designed to provide you with the flexible structure necessary to have increased success delivering business results through your projects. 

There are many tools and methodologies available to project managers today but without underlying knowledge of project management, the tools are useless. We've developed a number of fun and interactive ways to coach you and your team through project management, regardless of your current skill level. See what fun lies ahead!.

In this session, you 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 
  • Build a Project Charter 
  • Build a Project Schedule/Plan in a new way 
  • Perform a post project review for every project to ensure that project management competence improves 
Each attendee will receive a PDF copy of the ATD book: Project Management for Trainers, by Lou Russell.


Lou Russell is the Director of Learning at Russell Martin & Associates, a Moser Consulting company. Lou is an executive consultant, speaker and author whose passion is to grow companies by growing their people. She is the author of The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook , Project Management for Trainers, Training Triage, IT Leadership Alchemy, Leadership Training , 10 Steps to Successful Project Management and Managing Projects. Through speaking, training and writing, Lou draws on 30 years of helping organizations achieve their full potential. She inspires improvement in leadership, project management and individual growth. Lou’s upbeat style, and humorous stories about on-the ground experiences will give you the passion and tools to improve the bottom line.


The is this first webinar in a series of three*. Registration for this Webinar Series will be handled externally. Please log into to register for this or all three webinars.  Golden Gate Chapter members should use promo code GGATD to receive a $25 discount or, a $100 discount for the series if booked at one time.

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