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Effective Communications and Stakeholder Engagement -Monthly Chapter Meeting

Effective Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

Effective Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

International Institute for Learning, Inc. Webinar
Course No.
Duration: 1 hour
Credits: 1 PDU

About the Webinar
This webinar is designed to help you better manage your interactions with project stakeholders and enhance your communications effectiveness on your projects. By exploring critical leadership and crossfunctional team topics, you will gain a detailed understanding of:
. The journey of stakeholder engagement
. The role and competencies required to excel in building high performing teams
. How to build the relationships required for clear communications
. How to develop your emotional intelligence to support building effective stakeholder relationships

What You Will Learn:
After this one-hour session, you will be able to:
. Understand how to align and manage your stakeholder engagement efforts and investment
. Understand the stakeholder engagement life cycle phases and supporting activities to ensure a dynamic stakeholder register
. Structure, organize, plan, and manage the level of communications on an ongoing basis to respond to changing stakeholder roles and expectations in a given project lifecycle
. Articulate the role that managing conflict and building trust has in creating high performing teams capable of better stakeholder engagement

Abou the Presenter:  Ed Lively


Ed is a highly skilled trainer and consultant with extensive project management experience and interpersonal skills across several industries. His broad level of experience includes operations, information technology, corporate finance, andprocess improvement. He excels in team building, budgeting, scheduling, andtraining team members. Ed is enthusiastic with exceptional organizational and communication skills.

Professional Experience

International Institute for Learning (IIL), 2005 – Present
Senior Consultant and Trainer.
Teaches Microsoft® Project/Project Server 2003-2013, Project Management Fundamentals and Certificate Programs, Managing Multiple Projects, Program
Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office, Accounting & Finance for Project Managers, Negotiation, Presentation Skills, Conflict Resolution, Emotional Intelligence, and many other relationship-building classes
Facilitates workshops to improve practices within organizations
Consults with companies that are leaders in their industry to develop project management methodologies, project management offices (PMO), and training programs
Delivers presentations to various groups including the Microsoft® Project Users Group (MPUG) on Microsoft® Project 2013

Harcourt, San Antonio, USA, 1999 – 2005
Senior Director
Implemented and deployed Microsoft® Project Server 2003 in the enterprise
Served as project manager on a company initiative to institute world-class project management and support systems
Created Information Technology and contract services PMOs
Built assessment technology solutions team responsible for new product development
Awarded patent for relational database design used to produce new products

Mexican American Unity Council, San Antonio, USA, 1995 – 1999
Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Managed accounting and property management departments which included nearly fifty employees
Evaluated and implemented changes to risk management program
Successfully negotiated a settlement with the Texas Attorney General’s office

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance, Texas Tech University

Dynamic Scheduling using Microsoft® Office Project 2007, 2010 and 2013 versions with Rodolfo Ambriz

PMP, APMC, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, MCSE, CSM, Microsoft Specialist


• Microsoft® Office Project and Project Server
• Project management and Leadership skills

Industry Background
• Banking and Finance
• Commercial Real Estate/Construction
• Information Technology
• Publishing
• Non Profit
• Securities
• Accounting

Major Skills
• MS Project
• Management course delivery
• Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Presentation Skills
• PMO implementation

Country of Residence

Event Properties

Event Date 06-22-2023 6:30 PM
Event End Date 06-22-2023 7:30 PM
Cut off date 06-22-2023 6:00 PM
Individual Price Free
Location Virtual Event

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