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Realistic Project Management

  • 07 Mar 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • The Employers Association 3020 W Arrowood Rd., Charlotte, NC 28273
  • 2


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Lou Russell 

Director of Learning 

Russell Martin & Associate


Let’s face it; most people spend their days in chaotic, fast-paced, time- and resource-strained organizations. This course is designed for today’s busy professional who needs a flexible and structured project strategy that reduces rework and grows quality results.


Participants attending this session are involved in one or more of the following areas:

  • Accurately estimating project duration.
  • Planning, tracking, and controlling multiple projects.
  • Communicating project status to stakeholders effectively.


Guidance for the accidental project manager on how to plan, organize and control efforts and costs.


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 and project objectives
  • Document the risks and constraints
  • Document the scope of the project
  • Practice resiliency to adapt to the needs of the project
  • Adapt your communication style to others involved 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 and create a transition plan to end a project well

About Lou Russell

Lou is the Director of Learning at Russell Martin & Associates a Moser Consulting company. She 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. You will be moving, laughing, participating, inspired and challenged. Most importantly to Lou, you will learn.


Please note:  Refunds are not available for this workshop.  However, you may transfer your registration if you are unable to attend.

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