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Saturday, October 6 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
#317 Stealth Project Management! How to Deliver Value When They Don’t Want It

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Have you ever faced resistance from stakeholders or sponsors when trying to practice good project management? Have you ever worked in organizations with little project management maturity, but had to deliver value anyway? Learn how you can use stealth project management to deliver value through good project management practices even when stakeholders resist. This presentation will involve scene reenactments of actual situations that many project managers face in dealing with resistance to project management methodologies.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) describe common scenarios project managers face in low-maturity organizations with stakeholder resistance to, and misunderstanding of, project management methodologies;
(2) apply different techniques to overcome resistance from stakeholders in order to deliver business value through project management practices.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Kurtz, PMP, PMI-ACP

Rob Kurtz, PMP, PMI-ACP

Delivery Lead, World Wide Technology - Asynchrony Labs
Rob is currently a delivery lead for World Wide Technology - Asynchrony Labs, providing a layer of best-practice project management around engaged agile teams of software and mobile application developers to deliver valuable outcomes to customers.  Throughout his 19-year career... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Panagides-Busch, PMP

Melissa Panagides-Busch, PMP

Senior Manager, Management Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
Melissa Panagides-Busch, PMP, has 18 years of experience in project management in a variety of organizational settings. Most recently she has focused on establishing and managing project management offices for M&A due diligence and post-merger integration projects. She also teaches... Read More →


Saturday October 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
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