Projects can feel like a game: Deliver a winning idea and take two steps forward. Miss a deadline and suddenly you’re back to square one. Sometimes it’s the luck of the draw, but in the game of projects you mostly you have to be a motivated team player with excellent communication skills to win.
The in-person presentation explores the game-like steps of a digital project and the communication wins and pitfalls that come with being positioned in the center of an internal and client team. Roll the dice to see what comes next in the project game and take on wrangling scope, feedback, and stakeholders through great communication tactics.. Everyone will win with a series of tips, exercises, and tactics on how to navigate your own Game of Project.
Check out these resources mentioned in the presentation:
Use these questions to gain more understanding of what project issues could arise, and set expectations on how to avoid them.
Stakeholder Decision Matrix Document (PDF)
Knowing the players in your game can help you win. Avoiding them will certainly help you win!
New Stakeholder Onboarding Document (PDF)
Don't let the addition of a new decision-maker kill the momentum on your project. Use it as an opportunity to show off your work (and crazy organizational skills) and make a new project partner.
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