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North Prof Dev Workshop June 2020


Virtual Team Leadership in a Time of Pandemic

Leading a project team can be a challenge even in the best of times. During a pandemic leading a team when everyone is working virtually from their homes, magnifies those challenges.  Questions like: How do I keep team members engaged? How do I my keep team productive? How can I be a more resilient leader?

In this 3-hour workshop, Virtual Team Leadership in a Time of Pandemic, Andrea & Pamela will share some of the latest information about the benefits and challenges of virtual team leadership, remedies for easing those challenges, and ways you can be the best virtual leader possible.

Workshop Topics:

  • Benefits and Challenges of Virtual Teams
  • Remedies for Virtual Challenges
  • Focus on Productivity and Communication
  • Taking Care of the Leader
  • Additional Resources 


Andrea Buell is a Certified Co-Active coach and project management specialist who enables people and teams to bring significant results to their projects and themselves.  Currently working as a Product Development Manager at medical device company, Medtronic, in Boulder, Andrea continuously utilizes her varied skills in coaching, facilitating, training, and project management, especially in the planning and scheduling areas. She has over 30 years of PM experience in business process improvement, acquisitions, change management, instructional design, and software development in multiple industries. A chronic volunteer for PMI since 2003, and as Mile Hi Chapter VP of Public Relations 2007-2011, she drove the 2009 Chapter awards win.

Pamela Wagner:  With experience in fields such as event planning, project management and process improvement, Pamela has worked in IT project management offices, neutraceutical product development and most recently in medical device manufacturing. Pamela is the founder and principal consultant for White Bark Blue Sky Consulting which provides project management and process improvement consulting.  Pamela is also passionate about diversity and inclusion and creates women in leadership programs and workshops. Pamela graduated from Northern Arizona University with two Bachelor’s degrees in Forest Management and Public Relations.  After growing up in Las Vegas, NV she has lived throughout the western U.S.  An avid hiker, Pamela is happy to now call Boulder her home.

Agenda: Speaker will adjust breaks as conversation warrants.

8:00 - 8:30AM Login & technical adjustments.

8:30 - 9:45AM First Session

9:45 - 10:15AM Break & Networking

10:15 - 12PM Second Session

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Type of category: Event

Type of activity: Leadership

Date: June 13th, 2020

Hour: 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Late date:: 11 June 2020 to 12:05AM

Number of PDUs: 3


Members: $20.00

Non members: $25.00

Late member: $20.00

Late non member: $25.00