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Administrators Masters Program (AMP®)–Session Schedule, Speakers and Handouts

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Session handouts will be available to registered attendees Monday, October 16 through Friday, December 29.

Show Date:  

Saturday, October 21

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

AMP02  Introduction

Bill Croasmun, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Woodbridge, CT

Terry Grim Co-Speaker
Partner
Foresight Alliance
Houston, TX

• Instructor and participant introductions • Workshop overview • Case study (#19—AMP)

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

AMP03  Leadership Skills

Bill Croasmun, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Woodbridge, CT

Terry Grim Co-Speaker
Partner
Foresight Alliance
Houston, TX

• Characteristics of an effective leader and an effective manager • Basis of power • Leadership models —Style —Situation —Contingency • 360-degree leadership • Leadership in action • Building personal leadership awareness and leadership skills (#19—AMP)

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

AMP04  Management Skills

Bill Croasmun, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Woodbridge, CT

Terry Grim Co-Speaker
Partner
Foresight Alliance
Houston, TX

• Essential tasks of management • Characteristics of an effective manager —Examples of effective and ineffective management • Establishing reporting structure and internal controls • Procrastination and its consequences • Managing resources —Financial/personnel • Brokering relationships ––Stakeholder analysis • Delegation • Teamwork (#19—AMP)

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

AMP05  Case Study

Bill Croasmun, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Woodbridge, CT

Terry Grim Co-Speaker
Partner
Foresight Alliance
Houston, TX

• Understanding why some projects fail • Overview of project management process and knowledge areas —Scheduling tasks and building integrated schedules —Risk assessment and mitigation —Scope definition and management —Elements of human resources management —Effective quality management processes • Building a successful project management plan (#19—AMP)

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

AMP06  Case Study

Bill Croasmun, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Woodbridge, CT

Terry Grim Co-Speaker
Partner
Foresight Alliance
Houston, TX

Working in small groups, participants will apply what they have learned on the first day to the case study, a hypothetical six-month project chartered by their board of trustees. (#19—AMP)