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Keynote speaker, Helen T. McCullough, MBA, MS, PMP presents on Driving Project Leadership Through Stakeholder Values. Great opportunity to network with members and other professionals, bring plenty of business cards.

Keynote Speaker: Helen T. McCullough MBA, MS, PMP. PMI Chicagoland June 2014 Breakfast Meeting

The Stakeholders Value Matrix is a vital tool for Project Managers to lead their project according to team values.

Successful project leaders listen to their stakeholders and treat their stakeholders as they wish to be treated.

PMI Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), is delighted to invite all PMI Chicagoland Chapter members to the June professional networking and educational breakfast meeting on Thursday, June 19. This session will define values centered leadership, stakeholder treatment, and provide a tool to drive project decisions according to ethical values.

Presentation Abstract:
Evidence shows that in projects with evolving requirements and constrained resources, the ethical treatment of stakeholders is often usurped by results-driven behavior. The Stakeholders Value Matrix is a vital tool for project managers to lead their project according to team values - and to treat stakeholders ethically - while meeting project goals.

Event Details: Click to register.
Presentation Topic: Driving Project Leadership Through Stakeholder Values
Presenter: Helen T. McCullough, MBA, MS, PMP
Time: 7:30 am - 9:30 am,
Hot breakfast will be served
Location: Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 131 S. Dearborn Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60630
Price: Members: $25, Non-members: $30
Earn 1 PDU. Walk-ins not allowed. Business casual attire.

Key learnings:
•Understand the importance of Stakeholder feedback to monitor the leadership’s performance to expectations
•Understand the tenants of the Global Ethic – five principles to use for a global and accepted view of values of a leadership team
•Understand the importance of leading according to espoused values – teams and stakeholders see through leaders who do not ‘walk the talk’
•Receive a tool – Stakeholder Values Matrix – to determine stakeholders’ desired treatment and how to use the matrix to build team consensus, drive consistent decisions, and accept unplanned changes to established scope.

Speaker Bio:
Helen T. McCullough MBA, MS, PMP
is a speaker, a program manager, and a strategic business architect of multi-million dollar financial services projects serving technology, banking and insurance industries. She is a leader delivering business transformation through a unique stakeholder perspective. She is also a speaker and presents workshops on Stakeholder Management.

Join the PMI Chicagoland Chapter today!
With over 4300 members in the Chicago metropolitan area, the Chicagoland Chapter is one of the largest (5th) and most active chapters in the world. Programs are focused on serving local project management practitioners, organizations and universities by providing the tools and support needed to embrace, value, and promote success in project management. If you would like to become a member of the Chapter or would like to volunteer please visit our website

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