Webinar: Self-Organizing Teams Demystified - June 15

“Self-Organizing Teams Demystified“

Speaker:  Dr. Julie DeSot, Ph.D., PMP, PMP-ACP

Thurs, June 15, 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Agile methodologies and the Agile Manifesto promote Self-Organizing Teams.  What is meant by Self-Organizing Teams?  A team is a group of motivated individuals working together toward a common goal.  The self-organizing part comes in play with the team having the ability and authority to make decisions, adapt, and assign and manage their work. It’s less about “command and control” and more about mentoring and coaching.  The project manager moves from task-master to servant leader; the team takes ownership in how work will be assigned and accomplished in each sprint.

This 1 hour webinar will demonstrate the need for development teams to have the authority and ability to make decisions…have empowerment. We will accomplish this by introducing the 5 essentials of self-organizing teams as well as the 3-step process to building these teams.



Register today and take advantage of the early bird discount (expires on June 12)

Registration Details:

  • Register by    6/12: $10 PMI CMASS Chapter Members; $15 non PMI CMASS Chapter Members
  • Register after 6/12: $15 PMI CMASS Chapter Members; $20 non PMI CMASS Chapter Members 

PDUs: 1 PDU - PMI Talent Triangle: 0.5 Leadership ;  0.5 Technical

Members: Be sure to log into the http://pmicmass.org site before registering to ensure you receive the member rate.


About the Speaker

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Dr. Julie DeSot, PMP, PMI-ACP, is a Professional Development and Project Management Coach, Instructor, and Consultant. With over 20 years experience, Dr. DeSot helps individuals and organizations improve their performance through process improvement, professional development, and consulting.

Training topics include project management, agile, leadership, management, team, and processes. Julie has been a project manager as a government contractor supporting TSA, US Marine Corps, and US Navy, as well as many public organizations, and is an affiliate with Management Concepts. She provides coaching to her clients in a trusted advisor role, which include organizations, individuals and small business owners. Dr. DeSot received her Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2004 and her PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) in 2015; and received her Doctoral degree  in 2010 from the University of Maryland University College.

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