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Andy Kaufman, Speaker

Andy Kaufman

    • President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc.
    • Certified Project Management Professional
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Leading Cause of Project Failure: Denial of Risk

Leading Cause of Project Failure: Denial of Risk

Andy Kaufman - Improving Your Ability to Deliver Projects: Influence Techniques

Andy Kaufman - Improving Your Ability to Deliver Projects: Influence Techniques

Andy Kaufman is an international speaker, author, and executive coach, and President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc.

Andy brings a rich background of over 25 years of experience in executive management, technology, team leadership, project management, consulting, and coaching. His focus is all about transforming organizations through proven, holistic, real-world approaches.

Andy is a certified trainer and author of Navigating the Winds of Change: Staying on Course in Business & in Life, Shining the Light on The Secret, and an e-book entitled How to Organize Your Inbox & Get Rid of E-Mail Clutter, both published by Zurich Press. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Before founding the Institute, Andy was the Vice President of U.S. Systems for ACNielsen. He was responsible for running the Decision Support segment of ACNielsen's business. His teams were responsible for designing, developing, and implementing sophisticated market research systems for the company's clients around the world. Prior to ACNielsen, Andy was the Director of Development at CCC Information Services, Inc. and Manager of Product Development at Baxter.

Managing Your Time and Commitments 

One of the most consistent concerns expressed by leaders we work with around the world is: We don’t have enough time! The stress of having too much to do and not enough time to do it is overwhelming. In this interactive session, Andy Kaufman, PMP shares practical lessons to help you get a better handle on what it takes to more successfully manage your time and commitments. Topics include understanding the importance of taking care of yourself (including getting more sleep and exercise), factors that drive procrastination (with approaches to overcome them and help you manage your time and projects), ways to say No without saying No, and actions you can take to manage interruptions. Andy shares specific strategies to help you get more control over your time—allowing you to focus on the most important priorities and resulting in fewer things falling through the cracks. Leave with a helpful list of books and other resources to continue your learning after the session.

Delivering Projects More Reliably

Lipstick on a Pig: How Illusion Leads to Crisis in Real World Projects (60-90 min keynote)

How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Deliver Projects (60-90 minute keynote)

Essentials of Project Management (1 hour keynote, ½ day, 1 or 2 day)

Advanced Project Management (2 days)

PMP Exam Preparation (1 or 2 days)

Leading and Delivering in a Changing World (Half-day keynote)

What You Need to Know About Risk Management (1 hour keynote)

Strategic Project Management (Full day)

Developing Leadership Skills

 The Institute's Leadership Fast Track Program (8 web conference sessions over 6 months)

Navigating the Winds of Change: Staying on Course in Business & in Life (1 hour keynote to ½ day workshop)

Increasing the Leadership Bandwidth in Your Organization (1 hour keynote to full day workshop)

Influencing without Authority (1 hour keynote to ½ day workshop)

Becoming More Productive

Beyond Time Management: 5 Keys to Getting More Done with Less Stress (1 hour keynote to ½ day workshop)

How to Organize Your Inbox & Get Rid of E-Mail Clutter (1 hour keynote to ½ day workshop)

Get a Life! The Secrets of Work/Life Balance (1 hour keynote to ½ day workshop)

Effective Administrative Assistant Workshop (½ to full Day)

Building Teams That Deliver

Building an "On Target" Team -our Team Building workshop (½ day to full day)

Beyond the Rock and the Hard Place: How to Deal with Conflict More Effectively (1 hour keynote to ½ day)


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