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“I know what I asked you for, why can’t you give it to me?” by Dr. Rida Elias

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Hands on Project Management: “I know what I asked you for, why can’t you give it to me?”

The PMI Lebanon Chapter is glad to announce that Dr. Rida Elias is the speaker for the month of March 2018 and she will deliver a hands on project management session called “I know what I asked you for, why can’t you give it to me?”.  The session will be based on an activity which will help you to enhance your skills in effective communication, team work and conflict resolutions in delivering projects. The session will be delivered on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 6:30 PM in The Key ApartHotel Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon.

Click HERE for The Key ApartHotel location.

Registration and refreshments are ready as of 6:00PM.

Talking Points & Agenda:

  • Introduction to the activity concept
  • Hands on activity
  • Reflecting and debrief on the Activity
  • How to face challenges in assigning objectives to teams
  • Q&A

Learning Objectives:

by the end of the session you should have a better understanding on:

  1. Types of conflicts that might arise in a team.
  2. Challenges and Ways to Overcome them.
  3. Barriers to communication within a team.
  4. Effective workflow in a project team.

Lecturer’s Biography:

Rida Elias, PhD
Dr. Elias joined OSB, AUB as an assistant professor in 2014. The goal of her work is to help organizations and their boards improve their CEO succession practices. Before joining the PhD program at Ivey, she worked for more than 12 years as a management consultant in the Middle East area. She developed and delivered more than 100 training modules on management behavioral skills including leadership development, motivation, communication skills, problem solving skills, stress management, change management, team working strategies, performance appraisal and many others for major organizations in the area. Her research interests are in the areas of CEO succession, leadership, sense making, change management, CEO power relinquishing, and learning. Her current research focuses on executives’ learning and more specifically on how the designation of executives as heirs apparent affects their learning. She did her PhD in general management and strategy at the Ivey Business School at Western University. She received her MBA from AUB with full assistantship and obtained her BBA with honor from the University of Balamand.


Free for PMI Lebanon Chapter Members, 25,000 LL for non chapter members

Note: PMI Lebanon Chapter will report the PDU for you, so please fill in your PMI number in the registration form


March 29, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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The Key ApartHotel
Palais de Justice District - Corniche du Fleuve
Beirut, Lebanon
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