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Lunch and Learn Series for the Advanced Project Manager - Session 4
Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM EST
Category: Forum Events

The Project Management Workgroup presents
Lunch and Learn Series for the Advanced Project Manager

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

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Session 4:  Effective Executive Project Sponsorship
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Research shows that the leading cause of project failure is inadequate support from senior management.  All too often, executives inherit the role of project sponsor without coaching in the scope and critical importance of that responsibility.  In this presentation, John will clarify the responsibilities of the project sponsor, the project manager and the project team.  The presentation will explain the executive sponsor’s role in project selection, project governance, project planning and preparation, project execution and communication, and project closure.

Who should attend:
Experienced senior project managers
PMO directors
Senior executives

About John Bowen:
John Bowen, president of Management Envision, LLC, is an executive speaker to CXOs, executive organizations, and professional groups.
John has more than 35 years of IT management experience including executive leadership, technology management, IT integration, IT due diligence, strategic planning, and large-scale system implementation.  Before founding Management Envision, John served for ten years as a Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for IT management and operations.  He has managed many multi-national projects and established project management offices (PMOs) in multiple companies.  He has taught international business, information engineering, and project management for MBA programs at fifteen universities and is currently a visiting instructor of international business and project management at Lehigh University’s Iacocca Institute and adjunct professor of project management in the Lehigh University College of Business and Economics Executive Education Program.  John has taught international business and project leadership to more than 800 professionals from 100 countries at the Iacocca Institute´s Global Village program.  Since 2015, John has presented at more than 150 events to a combined audience of over 12,000 executives, business professionals, and students in over 50 cities in 13 countries on four continents.  John's industry knowledge spans software development, higher education, power generation, energy distribution, telecommunications and health care.   
John is generous with his time as a featured speaker, and has presented to the NYC Project Management Institute (PMI) chapter five times, to the PMI chapter in Albany three times, and to the NYC Society for Information Management chapter.