“Gary's vast practical experience and industry knowledge of software development is a real asset to his teaching of Lean Six Sigma process improvement. His adaptation of the six sigma materials to a small companies setting, allowed us to economically bring six sigma to our company and we are starting to see the results.” April 2, 2008 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value hired Gary as a Business Consultant in 2007
-- Chad Haggerty

“Since we hired Gary as our turnaround expert we have made huge strides in bringing our project back from the brink of collapse! His guidance, experience and honesty set the stage for a successful project re-launch. He has taught the project team so much, was able to get the right people in the right roles and remove layers that were over-complicating the project. He's been easy to work with and extremely supportive. It's not an easy task to get the Business and IT teams to work cohesively, but Gary has done just that! He has become an invaluable resource and I highly recommend him.” March 18, 2008 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative hired Gary as a IT Consultant in 2007
-- Teddi Schwilling

“Gary Gack has a great knack for making process improvement simpler and more practical after distilling the most important parts of the leading process improvement frameworks. This knack helps his clients gain better business results without getting lost in the jungle of competing and overlapping standards like PMBOK, ISO 9000, CMMI, ITIL, Lean Six Sigma and others. Gary has the cutting edge skills and experience to pragmatically apply process improvement methods in a well tailored manner to Information Technology. I believe any of his client will benefit greatly by engaging with Gary.” March 14, 2008 Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, Creative hired Gary as a Business Consultant in 2007, and hired Gary more than once
-- Alan Mcleod

“Gary is the most knowledgeable and skilled professional I ever met or worked with in the SDLC space. His expertise, methods and personal style helped move our team from merely hard workers to productive professionals. The results speak for themselves. In less than two years production defects were cut in half, rework was reduced by 60% and schedule and effort productivity improved by almost 15%.” June 10, 2008Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Experthired Gary as a IT Consultant in 1994, and hired Gary more than once
-- John Davis

 
Project Management Leadership
Learn the Critical Steps to Lead a Successful Project
Presented by Gary Gack

You've been asked to be the lead on a critical project for your company … and your team is relying on you for leadership and guidance. While you know the subject matter like the back of your hand, you don't feel as bullish about being the lead for the project. There's scope to define, cost to analyze, and status to report ... all key components of project management success.
 
Gary Gack, expert project management trainer, teaches the easy-to-implement process for managing a successful project. He helps you structure your project so that it is clear, on-task, and supported by the team…and his methodology is applicable for projects in any department in the workplace. As the project manager, you will feel empowered by Gary as he mentors you through the development of a process that leads you to project victory.
 
In this webinar, you'll learn how to:
  • Prepare a project charter to ensure the project is scoped correctly
  • Effectively engage and communicate with the project participants and stakeholders
  • Facilitate preparation of a sound project plan and avoid common pitfalls
  • Master the dark art of estimating project costs and timelines
  • Analyze and report the real status of the project
 
As an added bonus, you'll receive Gary's white paper titled, "The Project Office: When Why, How" to help you implement the teachings of this eLearning seminar.

Suggested Attendees: Individuals new to project management and those looking for a fundamentals refresher course.

About the Presenter:
Gary Gack is the founder and President of Process-Fusion.net, a provider of project management training, coaching, and facilitation services. With more than 25years of diverse experience in project and process management consulting he has led and facilitate dozens of large scale projects for large multi-national companies including VF Corporation, Bell Canada, Gap, National City Bank, and many others. Mr. Gack holds an MBA from the Wharton School, is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and an ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer. He is the author of Managing the Black Hole: The Executive’s Guide to Software Project Risk. ... read more

 
 

 

Presenter:
Gary Gack

 
Topic:
Information Technology, Leadership/Management, Project Management

 
Date & Time:
Thursday, August 25, 2011
01:00 PM — 02:00 PM
EASTERN TIME
 
Registration Fee:
$99 USD
Per Connection