In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what it takes to manage in creative and innovative environments. Drawing on insights and experiences in a range of creative professions and environments, he explores the work of creativity and innovation. He shares real-life experiences of individuals in a variety of professions and environments, and uses these experiences to develop broader principles for delivering creative work. Finally, he offers guidance on how to think about planning and managing work in situations where creativity and innovation are essential. Creativity can indeed by managed; join us to find out how.
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Changes are an inevitable part of projects. While changes can be disruptive, they are far better than to deliver the wrong thing! This simple change request also turns into an analysis sheet once it is submitted.
This template is intended to provide a framework to document the relationship between the project manager and the sponsor. While it is called a contract, it should be seen as a mutual commitment to how both roles will act in order to maximize the likelihood of success on the project.
This checklist is intended to be a tool for departments who are completing business cases in order to help ensure that all factors have been considered when completing the template.
Many of us are taught the technical aspects of project management in college. We understand the iron triangle of time, cost and quality. Some have been taught the extended technical aspects of the PMI knowledge areas. But there are other soft skills that are not so readily taught in college or in-house PM workshops. This booklet can help you with an important refresher.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what project managers really need to know about ensuring priority and understanding alignment. He examines what organizations should have in place to make appropriate project decisions. More importantly, he explores what project managers need to ask and understand to confirm the priority of any individual project. If you manage projects in organizations, this presentation will provide insight today into how to better manage alignment tomorrow.
This PMO Monthly Status Report allows you to keep track of tasks and their progress. Provide a description of activities performed within each task for the relevant reporting period. This is the highest-level description, so keep it short, clear and concise. Change the wording of the task/activity to adapt it to your project needs. Use in conjunction with the PMO Monthly Report.
This set of Excel worksheets include a general progress list for tasks, a milestone report, a risk register and sections to keep track of assumptions, issues and dependencies. Use in conjunction with the PMO Monthly Status Report.
This template aims to tie business case commitments to specific tracking activities and measures. Not all projects will have objective measures, but it is not acceptable to ignore that form of benefit realization for all initiatives. This plan should be completed at the same time as the business case, and the measured and total benefits identified here should align with the commitments made in the business case.
Reschedule from May 21, 2015. In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores the challenging but important topic of organizational change management. He explores how the discipline of change management has evolved, and what is expected to successfully manage organizational change. Most importantly, he explores the answers to the fundamental questions regarding projects that deliver change: Where does it fit in the process of project management, how does it work, and whose job is it anyway?