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Upcoming Webinars

Boost Your Problem Solving: Leverage Mental Models For Success

Nov 17, 2016 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

We've all been in this situation: the project is falling behind schedule. Project team members come to you expecting answers. Vendors are late. There are numerous bugs in your code. How do you handle the situation? You need the ability to solve problems creatively. In this webinar, you will learn how to use mental models from multiple fields to solve problems faster.

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Project Relationship Management (PRM)

by Ruffin Veal III
October 05, 2016 | 63:25 | Views: 824 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.60 / 7

An essential skill we as PM professionals need to recognize is Project Relationship Management or PRM. This presentation takes a look at each of the essential relationships encountered during the life cycle of a project and the effective development, cultivation and maintenance of each.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

Stakeholder Analysis: Power/Interest Matrix

by Alvaro H. Beckerig

This Power vs. Interest Matrix template—developed with Microsoft Excel and little bit of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)—is the ideal tool for stakeholder analysis. Fill the fields with your stakeholders name, give a number to power and interest, classify the engagement and write the stakeholder's expectations. After all stakeholders are identified, print the matrix and keep monitoring the power and interest of each stakeholder during project execution.

Communication Plan Log

PREMIUM deliverable
by Anupam Ganguly

This template can be used for communication planning, and listing the intended audience or recipient of the message that is impacted by the project success or failure. The template is a register for understanding communication-related expectations and preferences, timeline and the communication medium used. Confirming what is needed to know, views and thoughts, and the feedback of the recipient can also be tracked. The template should be filled by the project manager or the project lead.

1x1 Discussion Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Anupam Ganguly

This template can be used to track individual concerns, priorities, updates and development areas required during 1x1 connect meetings. The action items resulting can be used as a basis for your next 1x1. It should be filled and documented by the person conducting the meeting. The template results in better understanding and planning development opportunities for an individual team member. The documented template can also be used for year-end appraisals.

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

PREMIUM 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

Collaboration with Accountability

by Andy Jordan

Collaboration has become a vital tool in modern project execution, but not all organizations know how to ensure it happens in the right way. How do we foster effective collaboration while still ensuring our teams and individual team members are accountable for delivering on time, scope and budget?

Project Management Mantras: Be an Efficient PM, Not a Bookish Zombie

by Saurabh Saxena

Stats don’t show a gleeful picture of the software industry. So what’s the main problem? Are we relying too much on management tools, or are we not able to apply book knowledge into practical scenarios? Are we becoming modern-day zombies who are managing projects as machines without applying people management skills? Here are some proven mantras for successful project managers.

Protecting Project ROI for Project Sponsors

by Kent Lefner

It is critical that business leaders have the ability and courage to mitigate risk up front and actively monitor and act on project risks and performance as early warning signs materialize. Here we look at a framework to help business and project leaders actively, transparently and honestly monitor risk and issues through the entire project lifecycle.

Corporate Politics and Stakeholder Management Communication

by Alla Antoniuk

Every project has its own share of organizational politics. As a project manager, you have to be aligned with organizational goals. Manage stakeholder expectations and relationships in an agile manner in order to stay on top of the game and make sure that your team performs at the highest possible level.

Rules of Considerate Conduct and the Aspirational Standards of the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

by Katherine Holderbaum

The aspirational standards of the “PMI Code of Ethics” provide practitioners with the “what” of professional and socially responsible conduct. Applying Forni’s Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct can enhance the “PMI Code of Ethics” with specific actions and behavior and support more effective management of project management processes, especially communications. The discussions that may result can further benefit project managers and their teams.

Documenting Process Improvements

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Processes are only as good as their last review. There should be a constant review cycle for ensuring that processes are improved when necessary—and documenting that is vital to the team.

Get Risks Identified…Even When It's Tough

by Joe Wynne

When the going gets tough in project risk management, you have to get tough with your tactics. Get the key participants you need in the session through proactive invitee management. Get the risks identified during the session by using pre-selected, mentally stimulating terms and phrases.


by Helena Lui

どんなプロジェクト・マネジャーも彼らが関わった幾つかのプロジェクトが、どれほど酷く、誤った方向に向かったか、といった苦労話を語ることができます。事実、プロジェクトは計画 通りに進むことは滅多にありません。なぜなら、将来に発生する全ての可能性を計画に盛り込 むことは不可能だからです。プロジェクトマネジメント協会(PMI)がプロジェクトを開始する前 に、コンティンジェンシー予算を確保することを推奨するのは、そうしたプロジェクトが計画 通りに進まない時の緊急時に対応するためです。

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