In this unrehearsed call, Joseph Flahiff will coach Liza Wood through the issue she decides to bring. Joseph has done no preparation, and does not know the problem that Liza is going to bring. This is just what it is like when team member comes to a coach for a 1:1 session.
On Demand Webinars and Videos
You won't get busted for watching these videos at work. ProjectManagement.com is now bringing project management videos to your desktop -- what could be more fun? Earn PDUs while watching experts, industry analysts, and business leaders offer a comprehensive perspective on the trends, issues, and technologies important to today's business and IT professionals. So, sit back, relax and enjoy. (Now, can you pass the popcorn?)
Agile PM is one of the emerging ‘hot topics’ in the PM domain, and given the breakdown of the ‘plan – then execute’ model in Project Management, the adept project manager is constantly having to improvise to deliver against changing project deliverables. This webinar considers and compares Agile PM and Organizational Improvisation, and offers assistance with moving PM execution from the ‘tools and techniques’ based PMBOK® model towards techniques better equipped to deal with today’s ambiguous and changing project environments.
Winning with People in Project Portfolio Management -- From Accidental Change Management to Intentional Change Leadership
This webinar will provide insights and practices enabling you to lead change more effectively within your programs and projects. Participants will receive practical information and tools as a takeaway.
As a Project, Program, or Portfolio Manager your career success hinges on your ability to lead successful and sustainable change. Yet, the harsh reality is that 70% of major organizational changes fail to meet their mission-critical objectives. In this webinar, you'll learn how to build your Change Intelligence to achieve impactful and lasting results for your organization, team and career. We'll explore the distinction between Change Management and Change Leadership, how to lead the people side of change and reframe resistance from your enemy to your ally, and the "triple enablers" to leverage for change. Change Intelligence is a competency that can be measured and developed just like any other leadership skill. Join us and learn how!
If you want to succeed as a project leader, you must learn how to connect with people. While it may seem like some people are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. Join us and learn how to identify with people and relate to others in a way that increases your influence with them.
n “Emotional Intelligence: Why You Need it, and Why it’s Imperative to Your Success as a PM,” Kevin investigates the latest research on emotional intelligence and offers methods for incorporating techniques that will allow project managers and leaders at all levels to become more aware of their own emotional patterns, and to create more resourceful and effective responses to the challenges of project management
Collective Disruption is a new framework that moves beyond open innovation and lean startup methods and makes the case for corporations and startups to partner in new ways to co-create breakthrough new businesses and business models. Mike Docherty will share practical advice and compelling examples of corporate/startup collaboration aimed at transformative innovation.
Innovation author and consultant Mike Dalton makes a bold claim: 50% or more of your new product innovation capacity is hiding in plain sight. That's right - even in the best of companies, half of new product resources (Marketing, R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing Scale-Up and Sales) end up as waste. In this highly interactive and engaging session, you will experience some of the root causes for this waste as well as learn steps you can begin taking to double new product throughput with your existing resources.
Establishing a process to improve understanding of customer and operator requirements is key to success for a large project. Project Managers can take advantage of the process of developing an optimal Operator-Machine Interface (OMI) to provide an understanding of inherent logic and insight into much of the software’s detail. This presentation provides an overview of using the OMI design process in parallel with and as a tool for understanding customer goals, thought processes, and decision making chains.
This webinar is dedicated to discussing the 4 levels of requirements and why it is important to gather the right level at the right time and not dive into the details too early. Sally Elatta will discuss 4 techniques for slicing EPICs into smaller deliverables and also share how you can use Business Value Points for prioritizing features. Whether or not you’re using Agile, you will absolutely walk away with tips to help you improve your current requirements approach.
Project Headway Webinars
In this presentation, Mark Mullaly explores what it takes to deliver project information effectively in the boardroom. He discusses common challenges and pitfalls, and explores why project information often falls short of expectations. He identifies the information that executives are most often looking for, and how to think about, structure and present information in a way that is meaningful and relevant. The webinar will provide strategies to plan your next presentation, and to ensure to the greatest degree possible that it hits the mark.
For those who find this concept a little discomforting, this webinar is for you. Mark Mullaly explores what it means to develop and reinforce your abilities as a project manager. Rather than looking on career development as a honing and refining of technical skills and abilities, he takes on the necessary challenge of developing our career as one of ensuring visibility, reinforcing reputation and cementing perceptions of competence. It's not enough to be a great project manager; it is also necessary to be seen as a great project manager. Stand up and be counted; your career will thank you for it.
This webinar lifts the lid on project governance to explore what is supposed to be happening, why it isn't occurring, and what to do about it. Join Mark Mullaly as he explores the challenges associated with designing effective project governance structures. He will explore what steering committees are supposed to do, why they often don't, and what you can do about it. Make going to a steering committees the highlight of your month, not the thing that you dread most. Here's how.
So what does it actually mean to manage an agile project? What does it take to get acceptance and adoption, and to introduce the practices to an organization? Is it more effective to introduce aspects of the approach, hoping for some level of take-up, even if it means compromising many of the overall foundations? Or is it necessary to adopt agile wholesale, and fend off attempts to water it down? In this presentation, Mark Mullaly explores the agile phenomenon: where it came from, what it is meant to do, and how to best make it work. Whether you are trying to make it work, or just want to find out more about what it's about, be sure to tune in as we try to deftly explore the agile phenomenon.
Join Stephen Maye as he walks you through getting a handle on your project's risks. This video features a presentation on identifying potential risks, detailed risk analysis and risk avoidance and mitigation techniques as well as some more intimate conversations with Stephen on his experiences with risk.
Just because you are working in a waterfall organization doesn't mean you can't be Agile. Join Dave Prior as he walks you through a case study on implementing Scrum in a waterfall environment. He offers some key practices and data points that will enable you to be successful in both keeping the team productive and providing the information needed to build trust and confidence with the Project Sponsors and Senior Executives you need to support your Agile implementation.
Dave Prior explains how to use the teachings in Sun Tzu's masterpiece for success at work. While this presentation is geared towards in your role as a project manager, many of the lessons can be applied in other facets of day-to-day life to help you subtly manipulate a situation towards a desired outcome.
Michael Wood lays out 30+ years of experience in the trenches in this one-of-a-kind presentation. He shows you how to focus on business objectives, write practical project plans, cope with changing priorities, deliver continuous and effective communication, build confidence in your project management abilities, and most important...make it all look easy.
It is the projects that an organization undertakes that determine its strategy. Without a tie to execution, a company's stated strategy is no more than words on paper. Join Jennifer Russell in this video presentation to learn about how to use strategic planning in the execution of your projects and turn vision into reality.
Jennifer Russell moves past the current CSR fads and explains why you, as a project manager, should be concerned with corporate social responsibility. Learn how responsible and sustainable projects have a real impact on the success of your projects, your business, and ultimately your career.