2023 October 10th Dinner Meeting - 1.5 PDUs - Presentation Only

Business Acumen


Critical Conversations: A Crucial Ingredient to Project Success

Speaker:  Mervin Roxas,  President, SVT Strategy

October 10, 2023

Presentation Description

Description of Topic/Presentation:

Successful project teams do not shy away from having difficult conversations. Regardless of the obstacle, external or internal, problems are identified and solved. The key to achieving sustainable success is the ability to see opportunities during these critical moments and use them to build unit cohesion.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify various levels of crisis and appropriate responses.
  2. Learn effective communication strategies to de-escalate and positively impact the interaction.
  3. Develop a framework to re-establish the relationship post critical conversation.

Speaker Bio(s)

Mervin Roxas, President, SVT Strategy

Mervin Roxas combines over twenty years of leadership experience to help organizations establish and maintain their occupational health and safety management system. Starting his career with the United States Marine Corps, then transitioning into various leadership roles in the civilian sector, Mervin developed a strong conviction that each organization’s greatest asset are its people. His safety consulting company, SVT Strategy, helps managers with ensuring their associates are properly trained, equipped, and supported. Examples of services and support provided include leadership mentoring, illness and injury prevention, emergency preparedness, crisis prevention and de-escalation strategies, and workplace violence.


DoubleTree Irvine Spectrum: 90 Pacifica, Irvine CA 92618 


Dinner / Meal

Not Available - Presentation only does not include the meal.


5:30 p.m. - Registration & Mingling (in-person and virtual)

6:00 p.m. - Dinner (in-person and virtual)

6:00 p.m. - Program Starts

6:40 p.m. - Speaker Presentation (1.5 PDUs, 90 minutes)

8:45 p.m. - Meeting Adjourned




Registration Deadline : Must register before noon on day of event.

PDUs: 1.5 - Business Acumen


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Type of category: Dinner Meetings

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: October 10th, 2023

Hour: 5:30PM to 8:45PM

Registration close date: October 10th, 2023 at 12:00PM

# of PDUs: 1.5


Double click me!Members: $20.00

Non-members and Guests: $20.00


DoubleTree Irvine Spectrum