AMA’s popular new thought leadership series, Ask the Experts, continues with a vital topic for today, managing the unknown. The series will explore ways to increase productivity, plan strategy, manage projects, and other key topics for individuals and organizations.
In our fifth webcast, Panel Discussion: How to Manage the Unknown, AMA faculty experts will revisit and expand on best practices for managing the unknown. Explore common challenges in managing change, projects, time management, and strategic planning. Join our panel of experts as they shed new light on how to achieve success in today’s uncertain world.
How You Will Benefit:
- Recognize how to manage change with agility and perseverance
- Manage time and productivity in the new world of work
- Keep projects on track despite uncertainty and frequent change
- Develop a strategy for achieving success despite volatile circumstances
About the Panelists
Denise Lalonde is a consultant specializing in improving individual and organizational performance. She brings strong consulting and facilitation skills to the design and management of planning, change, communication and development strategies and plans. Using a variety of processes and approaches, Denise aligns widely diverse groups of stakeholders around issues of strategic intent, action, and profitability. As such, she works with all levels of stakeholder – from executives, to middle managers, to staff and line employees, to customers, suppliers, and community members.
Brian Porter has more than 20 years’ experience in project management, product management, engineering, and business strategy. He has worked in the computer sales, consumer products, hazardous waste, industrial manufacturing, and retail product markets. His diverse areas of expertise have earned him the nickname “The Human Swiss Army Knife.” He has a professional engineering license and has credentials as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Dr. Bill Thallemer is an executive consultant and senior executive with a history of success in building and developing highly successful teams in dynamic and fluid environments. He has considerable expertise in leadership and change management. Dr. Thallemer's twenty years of senior leadership experience includes serving as a vice president, president, COO, and CEO in both the national and international markets.
Ray White has demonstrated management expertise and an ability to motivate and inspire his audience to peak performance. He has achieved extensive results, particularly in the ranks of first-line supervisors and new managers. Mr. White has also conducted numerous seminars in the areas of conflict resolution, presentation skills, supervisory skills, management development, coaching and counseling for high performance, time management and juggling priorities, communication skill building, managing transitions in the workplace, and self-directed work team effectiveness.