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Task Overload! When It’s Just Too Much!

Aligning Task Management with Purposeful Planning

When unwelcome change, conflicting priorities and emotions are the norm, chances are better than good that you are experiencing task overload and increased stress. This webinar will demystify change, align task management with purposeful planning, and explore a practical decision-making mode. When it’s just too much, a webinar like this comes along to save the day.
In this engaging, interactive, and entertaining presentation, you will improve your skills in prioritizing tasks and in targeting optimum results.

Learning Outcomes:
• Explore ways to manage tasks purposefully, and how busy-ness impacts productivity.
• Demystify unwelcome change, and reveal the correlation between emotions and conflicting priorities.
• Incorporate practical risk responses and time management tools to elevate from task manager to vision master.

Interactive Exercise:
• Activity 1 thru 3: Write out today’s, this week’s, this month’s most important tasks. .
• Activity 4: Prioritize a set of tasks based on a sample scenario..
• Activity 5: Use sort filters to organize tasks based on level of urgency.

Note: All exercises are optional, and designed so that participants will gain knowledge (and be able to follow along) even if they choose not to participate in the exercises.

A VIRTUAL MEETING
ZOOM REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Click Here to Register.  Registration is Free.
Date: Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM-8:00 PM Pacific Time (Virtual Networking: 5:30-6:00, 6:00-8:00 PM Presentation, Q&A)

Speaker: 

Mishirika Scott, MBA, Project Management Professional (CAPM® and PMP® from PMI)
About Our Speaker:
Mishirika Scott is a Project Management Professional (CAPM® and PMP® from PMI) with 7+ years of demonstrated proficiency in managing projects that support student success. She is currently the Student Success Systems Project Manager at Cal State University, Los Angeles where she leads the campus-wide adoption and rollout of EAB Navigate, a $1.2M-$4M technology-based student success management system that impacts 24K+ stakeholders. She earned her graduate degree in Project Management from DeVry University, and a people-centered bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California, while participating as a research scholar in the book publication, “Connecting Social Problems and Popular Culture: Why Media is not the Answer.”
Mishirika is a familiar face and active member of Project Management Institute, Los Angeles Chapter. She has prior experience in teaching, curriculum development, sales, and auditing. Mishirika is on a personal mission to put the ‘Leader Back into Leadership’ and disrupt mediocrity in the process. She attributes her greatest career impact as the purpose work she does in teaching young emerging professionals.
As a woman of color who grew up in South Central Los Angeles during the peak of gang violence, the crack epidemic, and moments of heart-wrenching civil disturbance, such as the Rodney King riots, she understands that there are no cookie-cutter pathways to success. She delivers a message that is culturally aware, interpersonal, practical, and includes a step-wise approach to project management tools for business and everyday use.

Date: Thursday, January  28th, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM-8:00 PM Pacific Time (5:30-6:00 PM: Networking, 6:00-8:00 PM: Presentations, Panel Discussions, Q&A)
Location: Online (Zoom Meeting)

ZOOM REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Click here to Register.  Registration is Free.

About AITP-LA:

AITP-LA is about technology – bringing experts in their field to share cutting-edge ideas with members. Helping members connect the dots, take the next steps, grow in their ability to apply technologies to competitive advantage.

AITP-LA is part of a national organization that provides leadership, professional development, certification and personal growth opportunities to IT managers and technologists. The core of the AITP experience is the chapter network, with 400 professional and student chapters throughout the country.

For more information, call the chapter telephone at 562-928-5353 or contact Roger Lux at 562-964-1888.

CONTACT INFO:

AITP-LA website: https://aitp-la.org.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1846745, login and search for “aitp-la”.

Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/AITP-Los-Angeles

Twitter: @AITP_LA

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