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LMA-MN July 2013

Project Management for Legal Marketers
Presentation by Dr. Dean Russell

Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing and managing resources to accomplish a short-term goal. This overview will introduce the beginner to the concepts of project management and the tools of project success. Project management involves controlling costs, time, risks, project scope, and quality throughout the life of the project. Tools utilized in this process include the project charter, Gantt chart, risk matrix, variances, post mortem and lessons learned.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what a project is, and is not
  • Understand the core components of a project and how they contribute to project success
  • Know who the five major stakeholders are in a project and how to work with them
  • Learn about tools used in project management, such as the charter, Gantt Chart, risk matrix, post mortem and lessons learned

Active participation and discussion is encouraged for this program. If there is a topic you would like to discuss or a question you would like to ask, please feel free to email them in advance to Kristen Wilcox at kristen.wilcox10@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
11:30 AM Registration
12:00-1:00 PM Program
Briggs and Morgan
80 South Eighth Street Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Registration available here.

More about July’s presenter, Dr. Dean Russell:

Dean is an Organizational Effectiveness Professional with Trusight.

He is certified in many areas including being a lead auditor for the ISO 9000/13485 Series/14000 Series and a facilitator and administrator for the Myers-Briggs/DISC Behavioral Type Indicator.

Dean uses the ISO/Baldrige quality models as the primary instrument in the installation of Quality and Environmental Systems. He provides a practical, commonsense approach with a sense of humor to all of his trainings.

Dean has assisted in the implementation of Deming’s Profound Knowledge, 14 Points and Juran’s Quality Circle’s systems. He also has served as adjunct faculty at Limestone College, Southern Wesleyan College, and Haywood Community College instructing courses in Business Administration and Human Resource Management.

Dean is a national speaker and frequently speaks at the University of St. Thomas. Fun fact about Dean: He plays guitar, owns a dwarf white rabbit, and has taken belly dancing lessons with his wife.

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