Tales from the SWAMP: Navigating the Murky Waters of Project Management

Power Skills

Tales from the SWAMP: Navigating the Murky Waters of Project Management !

Get ready to experience project management through a unique lens of the mysterious and mystical Louisiana swamps! Just like a daring expedition into the unknown, project management often feels like wading through waist-deep mud, encountering unexpected obstacles at every turn. But fear not! By integrating the timeless structure of the Heros Journey and the project management knowledge domains, we'll uncover how to emerge victorious from the depths of the swamp, armed with the tools to conquer any project- related challenge that lurks in the shadows. So, grab your virtual mosquito repellent and prepare to go on an unconventional and uproarious expedition! Together, we'll discover that with a dash of humor, a sprinkle of storytelling, and a whole lot of project management prowess, we can emerge from the swamp unscathed and ready to conquer any challenge that slithers our way!

Tanya Boyd is an active advocate of continual improvement who challenges herself and others to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions. A self-admitted wordsmith, she enjoys using metaphors and themes to help educate others on the concepts of project management and believes that a healthy dose of humor should be required in meetings. Having worked 20+ years on cross-functional teams in the industries of healthcare, information technology, government services, disaster recovery, financial services and mortgage origination she has amassed a wide array of interesting experiences that have helped to teach her about the power of curiosity and communication in uncovering unique solutions to perplexing problems. She has been a board member of the Baton Rouge PMI Chapter since 2016 and most recently served in the role of President from 2022-2023. She launched her side business, Tanya Boyd Photography, in 2023 and enjoys sharing Louisiana landscapes and nature photography. She is passionate about motivating others to bring ideas to the table for discussion and engaging in activities that help to inspire laughter, wellness, and productivity.


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Type of category: Special Event

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: 13 June 2024

Hour: 12:00 to 13:00

Registration close date: 12 June 2024 at 23:59

# of PDUs: 1


Students: Free

Members: Free

Non members and Guests: $10.00