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Upcoming Webinars

PM as A Trusted Business Advisor

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The temporary nature of projects in contrast with business as usual demands different style of management warranting distinct technical skills and management strategies. This has been the way project managers were/are seen in day to day management. The webinar strives to explain how a project manager act as a trusted business advisor and change the perception of how they can deliver value not only in the project but to the whole enterprise. As most of us know that the primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and constraints. This requires specific competencies such as global mindset, business insights, strategic thinking etc. PM as a Trusted Business Advisor will address these competencies and how to acquire and apply on a day to day basis.

On-demand Webinars

Making Better Project Decisions More Often

on-demand webinar
by Eric Wright

During this lively, interactive workshop, attendees will develop a working understanding of the major mental and emotional biases we use in making decisions and planning, and be able to describe ways in which they can mitigate the impact of these biases on their project decisions so they can Make Better Project Decisions More Often.

Corporate Culture in Project Management: A Collabyrinth

on-demand webinar
by Karen Smits

When various companies come together to work on a project, they each bring their own corporate culture to the project organization. Consequently, a great variety of cultural aspects, as well as distinct practices and different values and interests for participation, emerge when stakeholders come together in a project organization. Hence, the project organization is a cultural complex work environment.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

PM as A Trusted Business Advisor

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The temporary nature of projects in contrast with business as usual demands different style of management warranting distinct technical skills and management strategies. This has been the way project managers were/are seen in day to day management. The webinar strives to explain how a project manager act as a trusted business advisor and change the perception of how they can deliver value not only in the project but to the whole enterprise. As most of us know that the primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and constraints. This requires specific competencies such as global mindset, business insights, strategic thinking etc. PM as a Trusted Business Advisor will address these competencies and how to acquire and apply on a day to day basis.

Making Better Project Decisions More Often

May 16, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

During this lively, interactive workshop, attendees will develop a working understanding of the major mental and emotional biases we use in making decisions and planning, and be able to describe ways in which they can mitigate the impact of these biases on their project decisions so they can Make Better Project Decisions More Often.

Corporate Culture in Project Management: A Collabyrinth

May 12, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

When various companies come together to work on a project, they each bring their own corporate culture to the project organization. Consequently, a great variety of cultural aspects, as well as distinct practices and different values and interests for participation, emerge when stakeholders come together in a project organization. Hence, the project organization is a cultural complex work environment.

Project Status Update (Presentation)

PREMIUM presentation
by Daniel Grzybek

This presentation template is a formal customer-facing status report used for medium to larger projects, or for reporting multiple projects with the same stakeholder audience.

Project Kickoff Checklist

checklist
by Andy Jordan

This brief checklist is intended to help project managers ensure they are ready to conduct project kickoff sessions. Project managers should review the questions asked in this checklist and make notes of any items that are unclear/outstanding /etc. Any areas that are still unclear require action plans.

Learn From Others

Combatting Saboteurs

by Suresh MK

Saboteurs are everywhere, but they aren’t enemy infiltrators—they may even be well-intentioned staffers who unwittingly convert everyday activities into acts of sabotage. This article is a review of the book Simple Sabotage: A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting Out Everyday Behaviors That Undermine Your Workplace, which is based on strategy that the U.S. Office of Strategic Services outlined in 1944’s “Simple Sabotage Field Manual.”

Political Punch of Staff

by Mike Donoghue

Sometimes, a little confrontation goes a long way. For HR departments, having information on these conflicts can thereby make an organization more adept at understanding its political system--and provide additional knowledge so that not all political actions become actionable conflicts.

PM Mind Games

by Andy Jordan

The best results come from the most integrated and tightly knit project teams, and it only takes one or two people to see themselves outside of that group to damage the entire team. There is inevitably a psychological element to project leadership, but how far should that go? To what extent can “mind games” be part of a project manager’s tool set when managing a team?

Taking Over a Failing Project

by Anand Thiagarajan, PMP

Continuing to develop a failing project is a big challenge. Improving the environment and culture to ensure successful delivery requires integrating the bottom-up approach from a small task level with a top-down orientation of strategic management. Learn how to diagnose failure and implement useful techniques.

Project Management and the Learning Organization

by Jon Quigley, Shawn P. Quigley

Most people have heard of the term "learning organization." However, do we know what it has to offer project planning management? Before a proper discussion of how it can be employed throughout the project process groups, we must first discuss the five components that form LO.

Build a Better Risk Plan by Pretending to Fail

by Donald Charles Wynes

Do you have team members that don't want to be seen as negative thinkers, thus hindering your risk management efforts? This PM decided to turn things around and came up with a technique that turns finding a threat into a positive thing.

Project Communications: Easily Difficult, Difficultly Easy

by Bruce Garrod

How can something that is fundamentally quite simple be so difficult to understand? How can a skill that is the foundation of project management, and in fact all business, become so difficult so quickly? And why do we often make it so challenging to do something so easy?

Measuring Collaboration

by Al Taylor

Communications that represent the output of collaborative activities have much more meaning and a much higher degree of influence and effectiveness than communications that do not. A fun and interesting activity would be to measure your project’s level of collaboration by developing a metric.


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