PM Insight Fremont - Influencing without Authority: A Key Power Skill for Project Managers

PM Insight Fremont - Influencing without Authority: A Key Power Skill for Project Managers

PM Insight-Fremont:

Influencing without Authority: A Key Power Skill for Project Managers

Virtual Meeting (Registrants will receive joining details from the Meeting Leader on the day of the event) 
When:   Wed. January 4, 2023 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 Last Date for Online Registration is 1/3/2023

Oftentimes, the project managers work in a matrix organization; however, they do not serve in a position of leadership. The project team assigned to the project align their priorities to those who hold authority over them and their jobs, functional managers, or supervisors. If this is familiar to you, then you understand how difficult it can be to lead a project team without authority.


You will learn:

  • Understand the sources of authority and learn strategies to building your authority.


About the Instructor:


Jag Nagendra

Jag, Project Management Professional (PMP) certified, is a multi-skilled business and engineering professional. He has 30 plus years of experience in organizational leadership, management, and entrepreneurship. Over the last 30 years, he has worked in both theprivate and public government sector in India and the USA. Jag's experience spans across diverse multi-cultural organizations - from small startups to large Fortune 100 companies. Jag is a committed volunteer leader who believes in giving back tothe community. For over a decade, he has taken leadership roles in local government and community organizations like Sacramento County Boards, PMI Chapter Board, and Cal Expo Cultural Advisory Council, to name a few. He has provided strategic support for developing annual plans and directions, fundraised, created, and starred in entertainment for community cultural celebration, and represented community interest in issues such as economic and land development, and law enforcement. Jag’s purpose and passion in life are to make a difference in others’ lives. Jag is a trained speaker and has received Distinguished Toastmaster (DTS) recognition from Toastmasters International, a highest honor earned for his outstanding leadership and communication skills. He shares his unique stories and lessons from his life experiences to benefit others by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and confidence.

Jag is also a certified Emotional Intelligence Life Coach and offers coaching to individuals on developing emotional intelligence. He also frequently speaks at events focused on the benefits of emotional intelligence and strategies to develop the skills.


Meeting Leader: Krishna Gundlapalli

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Program Agenda:

6:00 PM - Sign-In and Networking

6:15 PM - Featured Speaker

8:00 PM - Meeting Adjourn


PDU Info:    

Power Skills: 2.0 PDU

PDU claiming instructions 


Online Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $5.00

Non-Members: $5.00

Veterans: Free (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring an appropriate ID card to the event).


Cancellation Policy

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last-minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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Event Properties

Event Date 01-04-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 01-04-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 01-04-2023 2:00 pm
Individual Price 5.00
Location Virtual Event

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