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    Galleria Meeting: Managing Complicated Stakeholders

    August 09, 2017
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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    HESS Club
    5430 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77056
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    PMI North Meeting

    NOTE: This is a two hour talk and will take both sessions.

    Dr. C. Benjamin Anyacho, MBA, PM

    Benjamin Anyacho is a harbinger of excellence in Project and Program management and delivery, with over 20 years of result-oriented experience in managing complex enterprise-wide and global projects and programs. He has added multi-million dollars in value to organizations in diverse industries, both in the private and public sectors.

    Currently a senior project manager and senior business advisor with the Strategic Planning Division, Texas Department of Transportation, Benjamin assists in organizational strategy, leads in delivering cultural change, and drives enterprise-wide programs and projects of varying complexities and scope. Benjamin designed the Project Management Development and Certification program, where he oversees 29 certified PMPs to instruct, coach, and mentor dozens of other project managers in PM best practices and credentialing. He is the go-to person for project management principles and methodologies; develops Project Management instructional strategies and curriculum; in conjunction with the PMO, led the design and standardization of PM tools, templates, processes, and procedures, and established Organizational Process Assets (OPA).

    Benjamin founded several large non-profit organizations, including Leaders and Thinkers International and Non-Profit Management Professional with 20K+ global leaders from more than 150 countries. He serves as a founding advisory board member of the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN)—the largest disaster relief organization in central Texas. He serves as Chairman, board of trustees of Juliana King University in Houston and is the VP Marketing of the PMI Austin Chapter.

    Benjamin has lived in Austin/Round Rock for 17 years with his wife and two children, enjoys running in his free time, and authored Bold, Fresh Wine: A Cry for Sustainable Transformation, 2010.

    Topic Description:  Managing Complicated Stakeholders

    In this interactive and action-packed session, you will learn how to effectively manage stakeholders, especially the most complicated and problematic ones, using some of the best research and techniques in persuasion science, leadership, and management such as continuous buy-in. The twenty-four (24) outlined principles are mostly outside-the-box, going beyond the four (4) Project Management processes for managing Stakeholders—with practical examples from successful projects! Let’s turn project resisters into champions with these principles!

    • Integrate buy-in of key stakeholders into all the five domains of project management;
    • Understand the place of persuasion and negotiation in managing complicated stakeholders; and
    • Understand the role of Logic Vs Politics in managing stakeholders and forensic analysis of difficult stakeholders.
    This Session Qualifies for TWO:
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    Meeting Agenda:

    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm     Pre-dinner Speaker Presentation
    6:30 pm to 7:00 pm     Networking, Dinner Opens, Chapter Announcements
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation


    Professional Development Units (PDU) for PMI certified professionals:

    The introduction of the updated CCR system, has resulted in a much simpler procedure for claiming PDUs. As before, there are no specific PDU codes for events that award up to 2 PDUs. Each PMI Houston meeting with a 1-hour presentation, on a PM Talent Triangle topic, equals 1 PDU. (The category for each presentation will be indicated on the web-site)  This includes dinner meetings, pre-dinner meetings and meetings at any of PMI Houston's satellite venues.  If you attended both pre-dinner and dinner presentations, please submit 2 PDU claims following the process below for each presentation event.

    Procedure for getting PDU credit for PMI® Houston’s meetings towards the recertification of your PMI credential (PMP, PgMP, etc.):

    1. Go to www.pmi.org and log in using your pmi.org Username and Password.
    2. Select myPMI and click on “Report PDUs”
    3. Click on “Organization Meetings” and fill in the form.
    4. Organization Host " PMI Houston "
    5. Title  “Chapter Meeting”
    6. Meeting Number (Optional)  C012 (zero)
    7. Date Started Use Calendar to complete
    8. Date Completed Use Calendar to complete
    9. PDUs claimed - Enter 1, under the relevant category of the Talent Triangle. (Each 1 hr. presentation equals 1 PDU)
    10. Review the data entered, if correct click the box indicating "I agree this claim is accurate"
    11. Click Submit

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