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Greatest Secrets Revealed! High Impact Project Success Techniques

January 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Rick A. Morris has been known in the PMI circles for many years as one of the most entertaining and lively presenters around. Come listen to his latest offering, “Greatest Secrets Revealed!” which is sure to be as educational as it is memorable. Rick will share stories from his 20 years of project management experience and lessons learned to teach the secrets of project success. This workshop is filled with activities that will allow you to fill your toolbox with different tools from lean strategies, agile management techniques, new ways to capture metrics, cutting edge philosophies, and ideas collected from the top minds in the industry. This will be a full day of learning and fun wrapped with real life experience that has made Rick a household name worldwide.

Your Seminar Experience Will Cover:

  • DISC Profiles
  • Effective Communication Techniques with your team
  • How to teach the value of the project management process
  • Effective WBS facilitation
  • WBS techniques
  • Get better estimates from your team
  • Why PERT is important
  • How to communicate PERT to your executives
  • AS-IS / TO-BE workflows with Lean Principles
  • SIPOC flows and their importance
  • The secrets of Agile
  • Agile and Project Management (Can we get along?)
  • Building new metrics
  • Importance of understanding metrics
  • Case studies with metrics
  • The humble project manager

About Presenter: Rick A. Morris

Rick A. Morris, PMP, is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor, and evangelist for project management. Rick is an accomplished project manager and public speaker. His appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him an internationally sought after speaker delivering keynote presentations for large conferences and PMI events around the world. He holds the PMP (Project Management Professional), MPM (Masters of Project Management), OPM3, Six Sigma Green Belt, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, TQM, ATM-S, ITIL, ISO certifications, and recently became a John Maxwell Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach. Rick is the Owner of R2 Consulting, LLC and has worked for organizations such as GE, Xerox, and CA and has consulted to numerous clients in a wide variety of industries including financial services, entertainment, construction, non-profit, hospitality, pharmaceutical, retail, and manufacturing. Rick has over 100 implementations of Project and Portfolio Management systems including Clarity, Project Server, Planview, Primavera, Daptiv, and Workfront. Rick has two previous books (“The Everything Project Management Book”, 2nd Edition published by Adams Media and “Project Management That Works!” published by AMACOM) that were released in 2008. His latest book is “Stop Playing Games!” published by RMC Publications. Rick also appears weekly on his live radio show “The Work/Life Balance” on the Voice America Business Network Fridays at 5 PM EST/ 2 PM PST. An active member of the Project Management Institute, graduate of the PMI Leadership Institute Masters Class (LIMC), and Mentor to the 2012 PMI LIMC, Rick is no stranger to being center stage in front of large groups of people. At the early age of 11, Rick was a Walt Disney World Performer in their seasonal shows. In high school, he worked at MGM Studios on various projects including the New Mickey Mouse Club. Taking the experience of his youth and blending it with the knowledge he attained throughout his career, Rick has been able to inspire and mentor many project managers. His blend of real world experience and down to earth delivery style makes his passion for the profession contagious.

PDUs: 7 PDUs – 3.5 Strategic & Business Management and 3.5 Technical PDUs

Date & Time:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Spark at Lipscomb
3252 Aspen Grove Dr #9
Franklin, Tennessee 37067

Event Fees:

Guest – $325.00
Member – $295.00

Registration Close Time: Friday, January 13, 2017

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests must be sent via email to by January 13, 2017 (Friday) midnight.



January 18, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Michael McSurley


Spark Cool Springs
3252 Aspen Grove Dr #9
Franklin, TN 37067 United States
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