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Meet the Players in Projectland®

The tables have turned! Jerry interviews Dawn about her upcoming book: Meet the Players in Projectland®: Decide the Right Project Roles & Get People On Board

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Meet the Players in Projectland®
Meet the Players in Projectland®

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Mar 20, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Linkedin Live @ Project Guru Academy

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Because people will make or break your success on a project, it’s worth investing the time to get the people part right. And just like any game, you need to know the roles and rules to win.  In this lively discussion, we’ll explore the following topics in Dawn’s upcoming book: Meet the Players in Projectland®: Decide the Right Project Roles & Get People On Board 

  • Do most projects really fail? Why? 
  • How does understanding the players in Projectland® help us succeed? 
  • What is Projectland® and why is it different from business-as-usual? 
  • What are the roles you’re likely to encounter in Projectland®? 
  • Do you know who your stakeholders are and what do about them? 
  • Can you really get the right people in the right roles and focused on the win? 

Through clever animal avatars and colorful stories, you’ll gain practical insights about the players you'll face. Plus, by magnifying your people power, you will exponentially improve your ability to navigate the tricky terrain of Projectland® with confidence.  Plus, engage with the speakers and get YOUR questions answered live. ​ 

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Dawn Mahan, PMP

International Speaker, Award-winning Consultant, Founder Project Guru Academy and PMOtraining, LLC., and author of the upcoming book Meet the Players in Projectland®: Decide the Right Project Roles & Get People On Board ​ 

Dawn is a dynamic international speaker, award-winning consultant, chief gamification geek and founder of PMOtraining.com. She coined the term Projectland®, and is the sole inventor of ProjectFlo®, which makes learning PMI PMBOK Guide fast, easy and fun! 

She works with C-level leaders, business owners in growth mode, PMO Leaders and project managers at all levels. Her work in preparing young pprofessionals in the YearUp program for internships at major companies has been featured in Morningstar, Yahoo! Finance and more.  

In 2009, Dawn left a Fortune 50 company to start her first project management consulting and training company. In 2017, she launched PMOtraining.com to expand her unique approach to the digital realm. Through her signature programs, she enjoys helping high-integrity, ambitious professionals get to the next level in their careers faster and with less stress. 

When she's not in Projectland®, you can probably find her with family in the Florida Keys, Hawaii, or Philadelphia.  

Jerry Manas, PMP​ 

Best-Selling Author, Speaker, and President & Editor-in-Chief of Project Guru Press​ ​ 

Jerry Manas is an internationally best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and accidental project manager. His latest book is The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook (McGraw-Hill), which Judith E. Glaser, noted author of Conversational Intelligence, touted as “the first book dedicated to what is essentially the drivetrain of organizations—the effective use of its people toward its most important activities.” ​ 

Jerry is frequently cited by leading voices in the world of business, including legendary management guru Tom Peters (In Search of Excellence), who often references Jerry’s bestselling work, Napoleon on Project Management, for its insights on simplicity and character, and Pat Williams, Senior VP of the Orlando Magic, who called Jerry’s book, Managing the Gray Areas, “a new path for leaders.”  

Recently, Jerry served as a US Registered Expert with ANSI/ISO on the topics of Workforce Allocation, Employee Engagement, and Knowledge Management, representing the United States in the international work groups creating the ISO Standards for those areas.​  Jerry’s work has been highlighted in a variety of publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Chicago Sun Times, National Post, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, and others.

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