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Schnitizer Steel: Visualizing Project Leadership: A Project Manager’s Key to Success

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Duration: 2 Hours
This is a private event for Schnitizer Steel
Visualizing Project Leadership: A Project Manager’s Key to Success
Can you visualize your projects—its risks, goals, issues, assumptions, mitigations, what helps, and what hinders?  If you could, would you be able to move, manage, and relate to them?  Could you use that to get your team and stakeholders to help? By using the Project Prototyping technique, you create group exercises that materialize these attributes and move them around the room, even off your project. Everyone in the group visualizes how these factors affecting the project can be enhanced, improved, mitigated, or eliminated.  The technique illustrates communication and support issues, allowing you to try new project strategies that everyone is involved in designing.
This presentation uses you—the audience—to create a Project Prototyping of how you currently view projects, teaches a few basic leadership skills, and then enlists the audience again to show how those skills a can be put into action. The result is a open conversation that exposes concepts that are innovative, sometimes radical, to change the interrelationship of people, process, and the inanimate objects that constitute our project.
The key learning objectives that will most benefit the participants.


Project prototyping—a method to visual your project in its environment.
How to advance you project management skills to project leadership skills.
How to convey project issues to a larger group to solve.

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