Projects are always hard to successfully manage. Even in the simplest possible case, when all of the objectives are known in advance and resources are available, there is still need for constant adjustment in response to external variables. PMBOK and basic tools do a great job of helping the PM manage these projects, but what happens when things aren’t so simple?
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3M Company has built a solid reputation around innovation, quality and ethical conduct. Quality today is much more than just designing and delivering exciting, reliable product. “Customer Experience” includes quality at every interaction of the supplier-customer relationship. This presentation will share some of 3M’s best practices around designing and delivering innovative, highly valued solutions and service for consistently superior customer experiences. Best practices such as 3M’s culture of employee engagement, NPI, NTI, Customer-Inspired Innovation, Insights to Innovation, QFD, PPU, Quality Playbook, and the use of social media to drive customer engagement for word of mouth marketing will be introduced.
Most projects are not successful. According to a 2014 survey, less than 30% of capital projects are delivered on time or on budget. Planning and executing a successful project requires finding balance between the project schedule and risk.
The idea of “Selling the PMO” is an approach that has caused untold damage leading many PMOs to execution difficulties and others to outright failure. This must see webinar will discuss why you should never sell the PMO and shed light on the problems that quickly appear when a “Selling the PMO” mindset is at play.
This must see webinar will discuss considerations and techniques for executive dashboarding. While PMO executive dashboarding is a simple concept, many organizations struggle with actually doing it effectively.
This webinar will discuss considerations and techniques for setting up or refreshing a PMO and will explain and provide examples of how PMO Architecture can ensure the success of your PMO.
Today’s PMOs are all about leadership. This must see webinar will discuss considerations and techniques for exhibiting PMO leadership that PMOs of all shapes and sizes can effectively apply.
This webinar focuses on various aspects of piloting change in organizations when change is largely implemented via projects.
Projects are hard enough when the focus is on getting the technical result produced, on time, on budget and to specification. When we add in the complication of getting that used, however, the challenge becomes much more significant. Organizational change requires the evolution of structures, roles, responsibilities. processes and - above all - behaviours. It is all about getting people to work in new and different ways, and to embrace why they need to make this change.
The notion of "on-time, on-buget, on-scope" seems to be more of a myth than reality and the idea of being able to plan the whole project at the beginning and sticking close to our project plan is long dead. In this Change HEADWAY webinar we examine the concept of extreme project management and explore some of the opportunities this project management approach presents and the pitfalls we should avoid.