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Tuesday, June 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
#238: Build and Leverage Your Networks to Influence Stakeholders

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Basic
CE: ACPE 1.00 Application UAN: 0286-0000-19-597-L04-P; CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; PDU 1.00 PMI 2166OO2I8F; RN 1.00

Most project managers have to lead the project teams without positional authority. Learn how to cultivate a network of relationships whose influence can used to achieve personal and project success.

Learning Objectives

Describe your projects and explain how to expand your networks to include key influencers; Discuss how to leverage your networks to achieve personal and project priorities.


Jayanthi Reddy


Industry Perspective
Maureen McNamara, MBA

Academic Perspective
Nancy Slater, MBA, PMP


Maureen McNamara

Executive Director, Global Project Management and Leadership, Daiicho Sankyo
Maureen has over 30 years industry experience primarily in drug development project management. She is currently Executive Director of Global Project Management & Leadership at Daiichi Sankyo Inc where she is responsible for leading project and portfolio management. Prior to this... Read More →

Jayanthi Reddy

Director, Global Project Management, Merck & Co., Inc.
Jay has over 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience and over 14 years of project Management experience. She is currently the cardiovascular franchise leader within the Project Management group at Merck.
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Nancy Slater

Senior Director, Portfolio Program Management Therapeutic Area Head, AbbVie, Inc., United States
Nancy Slater, MBA, PMP is Senior Director, Portfolio Program Management Therapeutic Area Head for Virology and General Medicines at AbbVie. Nancy has over 24 years of Project Management experience in drug development, strategic process improvement initiatives and global lifecycle... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Room 15AB San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA
  07: ProjMgt-StrategicPlanning, Forum |   13: ProfDevelopment, Forum