September 2018 Monthly Dinner Meeting

Join us Thursday September 27th for a Dinner Meeting in Thousand Oaks

Topic: What to Do When Your Stakeholders Won’t Talk to You

Why is it so difficult to persuade some people to share information? Don’t they know that you are just trying to help them? Better business solutions are not produced out of thin air.

Better business solutions come from an understanding of the problems and opportunities and strategies that are rattling around in the minds of your stakeholders. Now, all you need is for your stakeholders to transfer that information to you and your team. And often times they do. But sometimes, they either cannot or will not share their knowledge. When this occurs, you almost never get to cancel the project. Now, everyone looks to you to figure it out. Let’s look at some approaches to collaborating and gathering information from uncooperative stakeholders. You can turn those difficult stakeholders into cherished business partners.

About Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Margaret Meloni2  
Margaret Meloni is President of pmStudent; and is devoted to helping you successfully navigate the human side of the project world. She has supported project managers at organizations such as Occidental Petroleum, Northrop Grumman, Toyota Motor Credit, Southern California Edison, CalStart and arc. Margaret understands that managing projects can be difficult. This is why her goal is to provide you with knowledge and skills that can be used on the job.
Margaret is a contributing author to the book 101Great Ways to Enhance Your Career where she addressed the topic of conflict resolution. She has also been called upon to contribute to articles in PM Network® and is a recipient of the UCLA Extension Distinguished Instructor award and the Deans Outstanding Service Award from UC Irvine Extension.


Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Meeting Time: 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (dinner at 6pm)


Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
30100 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm     New Member Orientation
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm     Dinner
6:45 pm - 7:00 pm     Announcements
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm     Speaker Presentation
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm     Break
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm     Speaker Presentation
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm     Raffle/Meeting adjourned

This meeting provides attendees with 2 PDUs.

Event Properties

Event Date 09-27-2018
Event End Date 09-27-2018
Registration Start Date 08-05-2018
Cut off date 09-26-2018
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Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
30100 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301, USA
Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
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