• PMI Central Mass Chapter
  • Project Summit Early Bird Special

WEBINAR: How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings

TOPIC: How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings

Location: Online Webinar

Date: July 9, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

1 PDU - Technical Project Management



The projects you lead for your company are often multifunctional and engage a wide variety of stakeholders. Rigorous planning is vital to your organization’s ability to oversee project execution and success. But project planning often tends to be done piecemeal or not at all, many times leading to missing and/or incomplete information and correspondingly poor results. Effective planning meetings will help you not only develop and use key artifacts, they will also strengthen and motivate your team. As a project or program manager, you can help drive effectiveness of all your projects if your meetings are well-run, to-the-point, yield clear direction and are results-oriented.


This session, based on our book, How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings, will assist you in your projects by providing valuable tips and ideas. Using the concept of a large multi-day planning meeting, we’ll discuss how to set up and facilitate such a meeting both in person and in virtual environments. Since those same techniques also apply to smaller meetings, we’ll also discuss, status and lessons learned meetings. We’ll also briefly discuss Agile and the similarity of scaled Agile to more traditional planning sessions.


About the speaker:







Since 2003, as a principal of JP Stewart Associates, Jim has been engaged in multiple endeavors     including consulting, training and mentoring. A PMP since 2001 and Certified Scrum Master since   2013, he provides PMP Prep training both in public and private in-house sessions. In consulting, he   frequently contributes by helping organizations increase their project maturity. He recently consulted   to a financial services firm to help them set up a project management office and received his IC-Agile   coaching certificate Jim is on the PM advisory board of a training organization called MindEdge, Inc.   and is co-author of the book, “Facilitating Project Planning Meetings: A Practical Guide to Ensuring   Project Success.” He will be providing a one-day Into to Agile workshop at Project Summit/Business   Analyst World in the fall.


Early Bird Rate $10 until July 2, 2019


Rate (July 2, 2019 - July 9, 2019):

   $10 member

   $15 non-chapter member


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