Using Diplomacy for Managing Expectations with Key Stakeholders: Overcoming the Stigma of the “Department of No”

September 17, 2014 2:15pm

Moderator:

Jane Fedoretz
Former Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer
CEDA International Corporation

Panel:

Mark Johnson
General Counsel
Infusion

Kelly Zalec
Senior Legal Counsel
Rogers Communications

Alysha Valenti
Vice President, Corporate Legal
Oxford Properties Group

  • Using diplomacy to convey risk without shutting down business plans
  • Gaining comfort with giving advice on the fly: Personal and ethical considerations
  • How to protect the interests of your client without impeding the larger business strategy?
  • Guidelines to avoid the “John Grisham effect”: The law is not like the movies
  • Properly executing client centricity to provide sound business solutions
  • Recognizing how to determine whether your CEO views you as a strategic partner
  • Shifting from personal wins to focusing on company success
  • How to think long-term instead of transactional
LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Module 3 KEY TAKEAWAY: Responding to the demands to “do more
with less,” by streamlining business processes, increasing efficiency and becoming indispensable..