Workshop: Realistic Project Management with Lou Russell

  • 24 Jun 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Ces & Judy's 10405 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO
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Realistic Project Management

Presenter: Lou Russell

CEO, Russell Martin & Associates


Let's face it; most people spend their days in chaotic, fast-paced, time-and resource-strained organizations.  This workshop is designed for today's busy professionals who need advice and guidance on a wide array of tools designed to provide you with the flexible structure necessary to have increased success delivering business results through your projects. 

In this session, 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 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

  • Adapt your communication style to others involved with your project to ensure collaboration

  • Build a Project Charter

  • Build a Project Schedule/Plan

  • Choose the appropriate activities for each project

  • Estimate and manage the costs of projects

  • Perform a post project review for every project to ensure that project management competence improves

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided


Presenter’s  Bio:

Lou Russell is the CEO/Queen of RMA, an executive consultant, speaker, and author whose passion is to create growth in companies by guiding the growth of their people.  In her speaking, training and writing, Lou draws on 30 years of experience helping organizations achieve their full potential.  She inspires improvement in leadership, project management, and individual learning. 

Lou is the author of seven popular and practical books:  IT Leadership Alchemy, The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook, Training Triage, Leadership Training, Project Management for Trainers, 10 Steps to Successful Project Management and Managing Projects. 

As a sought-after international speaker, Lou blends her humorous stories with her on-the-ground experience to speak to the real problems of the people in the room.  Encouraged by Lou's upbeat and practical style, every learner leaves with new enthusiasm and tools to improve their bottom line.  You will be moving, laughing, participating, inspired and challenged.  Most importantly to Lou, you will learn.

Lou has spoken at over 300 conferences including ASTD International, Society of Information Management (SIM), Training, American Museum Association, Nursing Educators, Project Management Institute, Project World and many corporate events.  Lou writes her own monthly e-zine, Learning Flash, with a loyal readership of over    25,000 people.  She offers monthly webinars and has authored courses for Villanova University, Nielsen, Elluminate and ASTD. 

Lou serves on the board of directors for Butler University, was elected to "Who's Who in Indiana Technology" in 1995 and named "Women of the Year" in 2000 by Women & Hi Tech.  She has an "expired" BS from Purdue in Computer Science and an MS in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana.  She started the local "Wine and Whine" group in Indianapolis, and is a past president of the local SIM chapter.  Her business is a certified Women's Business Enterprise and a Project Management Institute partner. 

In her spare time, she learns from her husband and three daughters, volunteers and plays and coaches soccer.  


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