ProjectBites LIVE! Virtual – April 12, 2023

ProjectBites LIVE! (Virtual)
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
7-8pm EST

Free and Open to All

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Responding to Risk is MORE than Mitigation
Sylvie Edwards
When you talk to people about the use of risk strategies, the first thing that comes to mind is mitigation. Most people call the entire process of responding to risks, risk mitigation. Reports are named risk mitigation reports. This is not helping in making the process clear. IT has always made me a tad weary thinking that people did not take advantage of more than the mitigation strategy but of all ten (10) strategies available (according to the PMBOK® Guide). In this session, we will have a quick review of those ten (10) possible strategies including mitigation to dispel the current myth that everything is about MITIGATION.

Virtually Engaged Team Building Activities – How to Engage a Team in a Remote Environment 
Tyler Hayden
Many of us struggle with keeping our virtual teams engaged. That transition from the in-person events/meetings/casual gatherings to connecting through zoom, teams, or whatever the tools we’re using, has been extremely difficult. This session will get us all thinking about tools and techniques that we can use to keep our remote teams engaged and connected.

Fulltime Faculty, Durham College

Sylvie has been involved in Project Management in several industries for more than 25 years. Sylvie started her career in the ever-moving hospitality industry to then move into more of a technology role. She previously worked for a top 5 Consulting Firm, where she oversaw projects in the IT, Banking, Health, Government and Securities sectors as well as a Manager in the Risk Management practice.
Sylvie went on to establish her own consulting practice assisting organizations in establishing processes, strategies and developing methodologies. She was instrumental in the development of methodologies for the creation of PMOs as well as for the evaluation, assessment and review of projects in peril. Sylvie also worked on the establishment of a Project Maturity model for both practitioner and organization.
Sylvie is currently teaching at Durham College. She is a frequent lecturer, presenter and blogger on all things related to project management. Sylvie’s involvement with PMI® is long standing including over 12 years on the Board of Directors of a local Chapter where she led initiatives in education, mentoring and held the role of President for two terms.

Tyler Hayden
Best Selling Author, Motivational Speaker, Team Building & Engagement Consultant

Tyler Hayden has been a full-time professional speaker and innovative team builder for almost two decades. His business is personal development and non-traditional team-building programs. Tyler’s clients include some of the world’s largest corporations and associations. Groups such as the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Project Management Institute (PMI), Bell, and Honeywell have all benefited from Tyler’s programs.
He is a keynoter, team builder, and author.  He has developed program solutions across industries in leadership, structured mentoring, team building, staff motivation, personal development, and quality improvement.
He has authored over 25 books, plus audio CDs, educational programs, interactive CD-ROMs, board games, card games, apps, and full-length DVDs.  His training materials have been sold worldwide, and he has delivered several thousand high-energy keynotes and train-the-trainer programs internationally.

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