Communication Tools & Techniques in a Virtual and Mobile World
PMIWDC Non-Member Rate
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Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business – Shenandoah University
600 Millwood Avenue
Halpin Harrison Hall – Board Room Winchester, VA, 22601
Registration is complimentary.
About the Program
As our world becomes increasingly virtual and mobile, effective communication has become increasingly more challenged. Remote communication makes it’s harder to build relationships, gain trust, and create empathy. However, the benefits of working virtual and mobile still outweigh any negative impacts to communication.
This session will discuss strategies and tactics for improving project communications for virtual and mobile staff. We’ll also review technology tools that can increase effectiveness when working virtual and mobile.
- Learn about different strategies for effective remote communication that you can apply to your projects.
- Get some tips on how to make your online communications more effective.
- Walk away with ideas on how to use tools and apps in different areas of project management to maximize communication opportunities.
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.Team Building
Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.
Hard SkillsResource Problem Solving
"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraintsTools
Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)
About the Speaker
Beth Spriggs, PMP, is an experienced coach, trainer and speaker. Currently she serves as the vice president of technology at Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), a major nonpartisan organization. For more than 16 years, she’s solved unsolvable problems, tamed unruly projects, and pulled off the impossible for organizations by deploying technologies that work for customers while positioning clients for what’s coming next.
Her extensive portfolio consists of everything from bite-sized undertakings to years-long overhauls that impact every aspect of the organization, but her focus has always been technology project management. Some of Beth's contributions include delivering webinars for ProjectManagement.com and NTEN, speaking at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference and DC Web Women's Conference; and attending PMI's Global Congress NA 2015 as an Expert. Beth was PM.com's member of the month August 2015.
About the Shenandoah Valley Community
Announcing a New Local Community!
The DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute is pleased to host a new quarterly meeting in Winchester, VA. Membership in PMI and/or the DC Chapter is not required, however PDUs will be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs). The presentations delivered are educational and informative to those with an interest in the field of project management. Each event will present specific learning points, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others.
Pre-registration is recommended.