Austin Nonprofit Group Sept Meeting: The Admin as a Project Manager

About this event

Mary Kellum wants to teach us to be Project Managers as Admins.

Project Manager!? A new hat? No, just a redefining of some of the tasks you already do. Users and managers ask you to do things all day long. As soon as they get a far away look in their eyes and start with...If only we could...put that Project Manager (PM) hat back on and listen.

How do I gather requirements? Just what all do they think they want?  What will they use it for? Who needs it?
Who is the boss of this project? Who cares the most? Who has the most authority?
How do I keep track of all of this and not need to buy more post-its.
Why, when, how are we doing this? Listen, listen, listen then question, question, question.

Is this a new role? More work? No, much of this you do, or should, when someone asks you to do things that seem like a project or take longer than 15 minutes to accomplish. The Project Manager in you will keep good notes, document, collaborate and learn to occasionaly say - No!

You, learn to be the Project Manager. It's just giving a title to a key function you should embrace!

Friday, Spetember 20 11:30 to 1.
IHOP at 11654 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 (near Duval at 183)

We look forward to seeing you there!

And save the date for the rest of the weekend. Rakesh Gupta (Automation Champion) will be at the Dev group that night with some Flow specific teaching.

And the next day, right after Salesforce Saturday, at 10:30 Rakesh will be teaching a 3 hour Flow workshop. Check him out:



Friday, Sep 20
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)


1654 Research Blvd Austin78759

Group Leaders

  • Patricia Boyce

    Patricia Boyce

    The Front Porch and Salient Systems

    System Admin

  • Steven Cox Malyszka

    Steven Cox Malyszka

    Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

    Data Analyst and Salesforce Admin

  • Adelaide Anderson

    Adelaide Anderson



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