Project Management

The Secrets to Conducting an Effective Project Kickoff Meeting

December 18, 2019 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5)

Platform: WebEx
Capacity: 2500
Duration: 60 min
Presenter: Dana Brownlee


Support: Earning PDUs | Tips For Attendees

The truth is that a project kickoff meeting can make or break a project. Done well, the kickoff meeting can set the project on a path for success, but a nightmare kickoff meeting can wreak havoc for months to come. These are a few simple secrets that can make a huge difference in the effectiveness of your next project kickoff meeting. In this session, we'll provide specific techniques and best practices including the following:

- Using Improv based team building techniques to engage participants

- Drafting the project charter

- Soliciting key risks early

- Developing a realistic project schedule

- Using facilitation techniques to avoid missing key tasks or project steps

- Developing ground rules and discussing processes

- Engaging virtual attendees as needed

If you're already familiar with kickoff meetings, no worries. This presentation isn't a soup to nuts overview of how to run a kickoff meeting. Instead, we'll identify several specific techniques that you can throw into your bag of tricks to avoid common pitfalls and move your kickoff meetings from good to great!

This webinar qualifies for the following PDUs:
 
PMP/PgMP
PMI-ACP
PMI-SP
PMI-RMP
PfMP
PMI-PBA
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