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Pharma CoP Learn-A-Thon

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PM in Pharmaceutical Development Programs: Achieving Positive Impact by Applying Project Management Techniques

Innovation: Applied Innovation for Real People

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You no doubt understand why innovation is needed in your organization. But do you struggle with the how?Innovation is a strategic lever you can use to grow your business and remain competitive. While you no doubt recognize “why” innovation is needed, you may struggle with “how” to do it. In this presentation,we will explain how organizations can embed innovation as a key capability by equipping individuals and teams with a structured process and

Being agile in a waterfall world

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In this webinar you will gain a solid foundation of agile and see how ANY project can benefit from some core practices common to organizations that are agile

Capacity Management within Therapeutic Areas and Development

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To provide an overview of how the Johnson & Johnson Project Management and Capacity Management Organization work with Therapeutic Areas and Compound Development Teams to assess the book-of-work demand, impact on functional area budgets and capabilities to provide insightful information and data for decision making purposes

How To Stop Project Failure Becoming a Career Derailer by Da

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Research demonstrates that as many as 60% of IT projects fail in some area. Whilst the causes of project failure are well documented, the impact that these failures can have on a Project Manager, is a topic that is less frequently discussed. Although people might not always feel comfortable talking about how they respond when a project fails, as Project Manager's we are likely to be faced with situations in our careers where things don’t go as expecte

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Personalized Activity List Template

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The Activity List template is intended to provide a detailed list of all scheduled activities after the breakdown of work packages. This would provide a basis for estimating, scheduling, executing, monitoring and controlling the project work. This template contains a generalized template with detailed instructions to fill in, followed by a sample personalized to the bio-pharmaceutical industry.

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The Harmonization of DMAIC and the PMBOK® Guide for Pharmaceutical Lean Six Sigma Projects

by Michael Herskovitz

With the increased emphasis within the pharmaceutical industry on business productivity through the integrated application of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and disciplined project management methodologies, this paper offers an expanded definition of the classical Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) project life cycle by incorporating aspects of PMI's PMBOK® Guide methodology and creating a new life cycle, DMAI2C2, that will assist productivity improvement project teams in creating a project roadmap that leverages the best of both the LSS and PMBOK® Guide methodologies.

Introduction of an IT Project Management Methodology in a Fast-Growing Company

by Geoffray Schmitt, Solenn Salaun

This article explains the rationale behind the creation of an in-house, customized project management methodology, iMAP, at a rapidly growing pharmaceutical company. The authors also describe the priorities that were selected to start with its implementation: a solid project initiation, a clear project life cycle, a special attention to risk management, a first step in reporting standardization, and specific attention to the activities necessary for the transition to operations. They provide an overview of their approach to IT project governance and how a defined project management methodology is the key for its success.


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