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Vancouver, BC | Sep. 24-27 2018

Session Details

Influence and Project Management How to Advise and Motivate for Successful Project Results

Type: Symposium Track Session
Track: Project Management
Tuesday October 31
10:00am to 11:00am
Credits: 1 PMI PDU - Strategic and Business Management

  • Description

    As a project manager in a matrix organization, you are in a unique position to influence behavior of people competing project activities and advise key decision makers. How do you motivate workers and also advise executives? The answer is trust. This presentation will discuss trust and its importance to a project manager. Trust is not granted by title, it has to be earned. We will explore ways trust is earned, ways it is lost, and ways it can be rebuilt. Using a combination of life experiences, amusing anecdotes, and proven research, you will better understand how trust is the cornerstone soft skill for a distinguished project manager. Additionally, you will know how to build trust and respect among your team.

    Learning Objectives
    • What is influence, and how does a project manager obtain and manage influence of critical behaviors?
    • What does it mean to be a trusted advisor and how does the project manager earn the right to advise executives.
    • What roles do Desire, Inspiration, and Ability play in achieving the end result

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