PMI Silicon Valley Chapter

The Silicon Valley Project - The Why, How to, and What’s Next of Going Virtual - Dec 2020

The Silicon Valley Project - The Why, How to, and What’s Next of Going Virtual - Dec 2020

The Silicon Valley Project - The Why, How to, and What’s Next of Going Virtual - Dec 2020
The Silicon Valley Project speaker series present:

The Why, How to, and What’s next of Going Virtual - 

Learning the technology behind a great virtual meeting

 ♦♦ Preceding by PMISV Annual Business Meeting ♦♦
 

calendarDate: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 |
                6:00pm - 6:15pm - PMISV Annual Business Meeting

                6:15pm - 8:30pm - Silicon Valley Project December Webinar

 computerLocation: Virtual

speakerSpeaker: Chuck Hooper

 Event Focus:


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Event Description

In this virtual world we live and work in how are you delivering impactful content, managing all the technical challenges and conducting meaningful meetings for your valued clients and prospects?

In this online presentation, Chuck Hooper, recent dean of the Speakers Academy, gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the equipment, techniques, and best practices to manage virtual meetings confidently and competently. Join us to learn tips, tricks, and back-up plans for when your sound is not working or your internet connection suddenly drops and you, the meeting lead, are booted off the call.


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Your takeaways

1. A checklist of affordable tools
a. Lighting: ring, box, small or large, color or white, placement
b. Microphones: WiFi, wired, or Bluetooth vs. ear pods vs. yelling!
c. Cameras: computer. DSLR, webcam, iPhone
d. More Advanced: switching controllers, eye glasses

2. Presentation skills needed to maintain audience or employee attention
a. Polls: size, timing, what to do with the results
b. Chats: good or bad?
c. Breakout rooms: when do they work?
d. Backgrounds: Follow the K.I.S.S. principle
e. Internet failure: Now what?

3. COVID-19 changes that have and might occur and how you might take advantage of them
a. Staying virtual as an option
b. Using more virtual after going live
c. New opportunities for different business models

 

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Speaker

Chuck Hooper
Dean of the Speakers Academy for the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association

 

 

 Registration (virtual access details to be distributed upon registration)

  • PMISV Members: Free for December
  • Non-members: Free for December
  • UCSC Active Students: Free for December
  • Veterans: Free (Request a veteran code to attend all PMISV events for free.)

CHAPTER ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING:

It is traditional that our Chapter will hold a short Annual Business Meeting at the beginning of the December event. Please note that the first 15 minutes of this webinar is dedicated for our Chapter President to present our 2020 annual business report and announcements.

Annual Business Meeting Agenda: (December 1, 2020 6:00 - 6:15PM)

  • Annual Report on the State of the Chapter
  • Introduction of the recently elected 2020 Chapter Board of Directors
  • Q & A

 Our SVP event speaker, Chuck Hooper, will seamlessly start his webinar in the same Zoom meeting session immediately following the Annual Meeting.

   

Additional Information

Meeting Leader: Contact Gail Ferreira, PhD

♦PDU claiming instruction

 

The Silicon Valley Project

Thought leadership for project management professionals

The Silicon Valley Project provides monthly virtual forums to expand our understanding of the evolving field of project management. A supportive network of seasoned practitioners and aspiring professionals, we share best practices and new ideas. We are a collaboration between PMI Silicon Valley Chapter and UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, organizations that provide exceptional opportunities for professional instruction, professional development units, and, in some cases accredited University of California credits.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-01-2020
Event End Date 12-01-2020
Registration Start Date 11-05-2020
Individual Price Free
No. of Technical PDUs 2.0
PMI Event Number Event code to be shared at the end of presentation
Location Zoom

Speakers

Chuck Hooper

Dean of the Speakers Academy for the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association

After founding and selling multiple companies, professional speaker Chuck Hooper brings more than five decades of business experience to his presentations. His passion is helping others succeed. His presentations are littered with stories from his experiences of getting things right, and sometimes, wrong, on the way to accomplishing goals both in business and as a speaker. This past year, Chuck served as the dean of the Speakers Academy for the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association. He worked to equip speakers with the presentation, storytelling, marketing, and sales skills they need to succeed in the speaking and presentation business. Born and raised in Uniontown, PA, Chuck now resides in Citrus Heights, CA.