There are many ways to improve your professional knowledge and skills. One way is to increase your knowledge is by reading current and relevant project management books. We've created book clubs that are designed to be small discussion groups led by a facilitator.
It's an informal group meeting for a Saturday morning breakfast and discussion. One person serves as facilitator to guide and promote discussion. It is an excellent way to meet other chapter members and open a dialogue regarding trends and challenges experienced by those in project management roles.
Negotiate to Win! by Patrick Collins
Negotiation is not just a process, it's an attitude-and one that we all can learn. Internationally recognized expert Patrick Collins presents an original, comprehensive guide to maximizing negotiation skills. Readers will learn how to overcome the fear of negotiation, assess situations, and apply the appropriate strategy. Illuminating techniques include: how to manipulate the environment and when to bluff or confront.
PDU Category: Strategic & Business
La Madeleine Restaurant, 4626 SW 820, Fort Worth, TX
Cost: There is no cost to attend this event. Attendees will be responsible for acquiring the book and cover their food/beverage costs at the restaurant.
Agenda: Gather at this location and order your breakfast and coffee. Look for the group in a designated area of the restaurant.
Facilitator will open session and handle meeting logistics. Using a book discussion outline, the group will discuss book selection and upon completion will rate the book. This information is then uploaded to the chapter website.
Other book club business includes:
* selection of next book by popular vote (see webpage for details)
* selection of meeting facilitor for next book (volunteer requested)
* Request volunteer to write a review for current book to be posted on chapter website
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