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Getting Projects Done for the Accidental Project Manager with Kelly White
Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library
Ithaca, NY
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Getting Projects Done for the Accidental Project Manager with Kelly White
Are you a director, program manager, volunteer, or other employee being asked to start a new program? Expand an existing one? Manage an office move? Get other projects done without formal project management training? Then you are the Accidental Project Manager!

Change and growth seem to be the default refrain for organizations. Whether it is about the push to be innovative and unique, the constant pressure to grow programs, or creating the ability to fill service gaps in the community, it the reality of the day.

Yet, it takes real planning to manage new projects and see them to success. But where do you start? Is your organization ready to take on this type of transformation? And whos going to manage the changes?

In this workshop, you will learn:
How to evaluate whether your organization is ready to
       take on a new project or program
What Mary Poppins and project management have in common
The essential elements to starting a project
Survival strategies for the Accidental Project Manager
Tips to develop a project plan, schedule, and budget
Common project pitfalls and how to avoid them
Resources to continue your project management journey

About the Presenter

Kelly White, PMP has over 20 years of experience in project management and operations, leading cross-functional teams in publishing, e-learning, online medical communication, software, healthcare, and nonprofit environments. She is the principal consultant at Illume Projects, an independent, woman owned consulting group serving Central NY and the Southern Tier. Illume Projects is a certified WBE specializing in in helping busy nonprofit executives and small business owners save time and work more effectively.

As a certified Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Kelly is committed to bringing teams, processes, and technology together to achieve positive results, continuous process improvement and meaningful, fun work.

Kelly is a former examiner for Partners in Performance Excellence, the state-based Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Kelly has a special interest in health care and is privileged to serve on the board of the Ithaca Free Clinic (operated by the Ithaca Health Alliance). She is a past director of programs and membership for the PMI Rochester  Ithaca branch. She is a member of the Leadership Tompkins class of 2015 and of the inaugural class of the Rev Ithaca Passenger to Pilot program for women entrepreneurs. Learn more at www.illumeprojects.com.

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Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library (View)
101 E. Green St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States


Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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