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Upcoming Webinars

Invite Engagement: Frame Change as Choice

May 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Do you like change? Most of us don't - especially when it's forced upon us. However, we all recognize that change is inevitable - especially in project management. Project Managers Olaf Lewitz and Michael Sahota will teach you new ways of how to help your team adjust to change and getting them to work with you rather than against you. When we are inviting, we take a risk. And we take a chance. That is compelling, and creates momentum, drives engagement. We increase capacity available to our endeavour not just within our own context but also within the people who make the choice to join and help us. Attendees will learn about how to invite team members to engage with you rather than directing and ordering and learn practical tips on how to get your team engaged more effectively.

Leadership Through Quality: Improving The Quality of Our Everyday Work

May 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

How can you make sure your work is of high quality? Presenter Bruce Harpham will discuss how to leverage the quality best practices from health care and other industries in project work. These practices will set you apart from others and speed your career advancement.

On-demand Webinars

9 Habits of Effective Team Building for Project Managers

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Do you need to improve your team building skills? Have you had bad experiences in the past with keeping your team on board? This webinar by project professional Bruce Harpham will show you how to assess your team building strengths and weaknesses while giving you actionable steps to improve your team building skills.

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Projects: Not Planning Well Enough . . . and Failing.

May 19, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Planning has always been thought of as one of the key aspects of project management or even management in general. We have all heard the quote from Benjamin Franklin: “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” ? and most of us believe it. In fact, 65% of practitioners believe the planning phase to be the most critical to project success yet it is woefully understudied. New research from more than 1,300 global projects will be discussed, the implications, and how this information can help project managers manage better projects. Researcher and PMP Dr. Pedro Serrador discusses his recent research findings and ways to optimize planning to achieve the best chance at project success.

Leadership Through Quality: Improving The Quality of Our Everyday Work

May 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

How can you make sure your work is of high quality? Presenter Bruce Harpham will discuss how to leverage the quality best practices from health care and other industries in project work. These practices will set you apart from others and speed your career advancement.

Invite Engagement: Frame Change as Choice

May 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Do you like change? Most of us don't - especially when it's forced upon us. However, we all recognize that change is inevitable - especially in project management. Project Managers Olaf Lewitz and Michael Sahota will teach you new ways of how to help your team adjust to change and getting them to work with you rather than against you. When we are inviting, we take a risk. And we take a chance. That is compelling, and creates momentum, drives engagement. We increase capacity available to our endeavour not just within our own context but also within the people who make the choice to join and help us. Attendees will learn about how to invite team members to engage with you rather than directing and ordering and learn practical tips on how to get your team engaged more effectively.

Vendor Management: Contract Preparation

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Need some help with preparing your vendor contract? This presentation will help with the management of delivery and your relationship with the vendor.

Learn From Others

Teachable Moments: The Reluctant BA/PM

by Ruffin Veal, PMP

Teachable moments are formed when you have done something--regardless of the outcome--and learned from the experience. Learning makes us better at what we do and provides a great opportunity to develop others and sharpen skills. We’ve compiled our best Teachable Moments from our community members for you to learn from and share with other project managers. In this installment, a reluctant leader takes charge.

PMI Credentials: The Last Decade...and the Future

by Mike Griffiths

It's been a long time since the PMP credential debuted in 1984. Here we take a look at how the number of Project Management Institute credential holders has grown over the last 10 years--and speculate where they might go in the future.

7 Points to Consider Before Taking an Out-of-State Job

by Tom L. Barnett, PMP

Congratulations! You just secured that job in a different state! It might be the perfect change for you--just make sure you look before you leap by considering these seven factors before accepting that offer.

Preparing for the Exam with PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition (Part 9): Communication Management

by Bruce Garrod

Do you need to study how to communicate in preparation for the PMP exam? Really? With only three PMI processes based around the function that every project manager does every day of their life, it may feel that studying this chapter in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)—Fifth Edition is a waste of effort. Not so fast...

PM Skills: Shades of Grey

by Ian Whittingham, PMP

If uniqueness is the mutable metal of our projects, then repetitiveness is the forge on which we temper those specialist skills that give it shape. But what kind of repetitiveness tempers those skills? And how long does it take to temper them? What really counts is the quality of the experience--and not just its quantity.

What Makes a Quality PM?

by Andy Jordan

As project managers, we have to believe that we add value to projects…but how do we ensure that we are providing quality project management? What makes a “high quality” project manager? It’s not as simple as ensuring that the project delivers against its constraints...

The Future of Project Management: Globalize, Commoditize, Professionalize

by Rob Saxon

As our profession rapidly expands beyond the borders of the United States and Europe, we will see further advancements and promising developments in the science and art of project management. This writer expects the trends of globalization, commoditization and professionalization to continue. As experienced project managers, we must examine these trends--and seize the opportunities that they present.

Telecommuting Time

by Kevin Coleman

Telecommuting has been called the future of work, even for program and project managers. Like it or not, we had all better prepare for this as it is highly likely that within the next few years, it will impact all of us.

Making Resolutions that Last

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

The project management field is geared toward implementing best practices and improving processes. There is no better way to do that than spending some time making resolutions. The following strategies will help your resolutions become a reality.


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