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PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016

14 September 2016, 8:30-5 PM ET | Online

You’ve put your organization on a path to becoming more agile – you have agile teams, you’re helping them prepare for and respond to change. But, somehow you keep bumping up against significant institutional blockers: Existing rules, structures and processes that slow things down. What can you do? Attend this free virtual event to learn how to create a more holistic approach to organizational agility. We’ll share the latest real-world techniques and tools to drive deeper organizational agility—skills you won’t find anywhere outside of PMI. Register today!

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

30 June 2016 | 9 AM to 5 PM ET | 6 PDUS | Online | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies. Register today!

Upcoming Webinars

Becoming the CEO of the Project

Jul 28, 2016 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar is designed for senior to advanced project leaders who are responsible for leading projects in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Engaging Stakeholders with Style

Aug 2, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Like it or not, personality clashes can make or break key stakeholder relationships. If you behave contrary to your stakeholder's preference, they may well ignore you. This webinar will hep you learn how to use a simple model to understand these differences and learn how to adapt your behavior to influence your stakeholders more effectively.

On-demand Webinars

How To Be A Project Delivery Hero: Bricks & Mortar

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Sean Hull 

It can be really daunting to estimate what & how many bricks you’ll need to build your project. Sean will share a visual / collaborative technique for decomposing the work that needs to be done and, then, a lean method for turning that work into the beginning of an estimate.

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Blog Insights

Extraordinary Leader

by Naomi Caietti

Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream ... LEAD   Helping you learn about the next generation of leadership tools, valuable tips and techniques. Leadership 2.0 is a new fresh approach to leadership for the next generation of leaders; start your journey of future growth and development to become an extraordinary leader.

Leadership Catalyst

by Vinay Nadig

We are an amazing group of people here! We help turn ideas and concepts into reality using all the hard tools and frameworks at our disposal. We are leaders whether we are acknowledged as such or not. In this blog, I will focus on a set of leadership behaviors that I have used and have helped others practice - to achieve exceptional outcomes. Of course I may veer off course occasionally, and rant about the latest pet peeve I have about project execution! I hope this will be an engaging experience for you.

Learn From Others

Communication: The Leader's Language

by Suresh MK

Communication is the medium through which one articulates vision, strategy, change and feedback. It is most critical for leaders to have effective communication skills as they are the ones delivering important strategy and vision. If they fail to articulate that effectively, it could lead to unintended consequences.

Meeting Management: A Sniff Test for Project Success

by Toni Fuller

Team meetings may provide insight into how the project will be managed. In many cases, the same strengths or weaknesses exhibited in conducting meetings will be pervasive throughout the project. Mastering meeting management can establish your reputation and produce results.

Leading Beyond the Iron Triangle

by Byron A. Love, MBA, PgMP, PMP, CISSP

The failure of a “successful” project came as a shock to an experienced PM. Turns out that managing projects according to the triple constraints alone is not enough.

What Do You Do With All That Free Time?

by Andy Jordan

Project managers have never had it so good. Much of their administrative work is now handled by automated tools, freeing up a significant number of hours. How is that time best utilized?

Building Trust for the Advancement of Project Management

by Muhammad Aslam Mirza

The building of trust has value with the application of project management and with the advancement of business in a strategic direction. Are you demonstrating effective and efficient leadership to build that trust?

Project Failure as a Scapegoat for Organizational Failure (Part 2)

by Majeed Hosseiney

Organizations often talk of project management failure and put us in a vicious cycle of cause/effect analysis loops. The problem is that we look for the cause of project management failure where the light is--and not in the dark spot where the true issue is. This three-part series helps to uncover some key underlying and recurring sources of confusion within organizations. Part 1 looked at decision-making dilution; we now turn our attention to methodological and structural confusion.

Lessons from an Ironman Project

by Belinda Amaya

With the Ironman Triathlon, two employees demonstrated how to manage a very complex project to perfection, providing inspiration and lessons that can be shared across the entire organization, the project management profession and beyond.

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