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"Copy That": The Why And How of Feedback on Projects

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Bruce Harpham

Feedback is a powerful tool to manage project team members and enhance our own careers. In this webinar, you will learn two approaches to feedback to improve your results. First, you will learn how to use feedback - from sponsors, executives, customers and team members - to lead yourself higher. Second, you will learn how to deliver positive and negative feedback to your team members. Feedback is a powerful tool that you can use every week.

Lessons From the History of Innovation

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Bruce Harpham

There are many paths to innovation success. In this webinar, you will learn how some of the greatest innovations in the history of technology came about. You will learn project management case studies from the invention of computers in World War 2 , the transistor and the dawn of the Internet age. You will learn about the partnership model for innovation, how to foster innovation environments and other insights to help you deliver innovation projects.

Cross Training Programs: Keys To Keeping The Team Going and the Project Delivered

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Bruce Harpham

What happens when a key person leaves your project? How do you keep your project going? Cross training programs are a key strategy to use in large projects. In this webinar, you will learn how to design a cross training program for your team. Effective cross training is a great way to reward and motivate top performers. It is also an effective risk management strategy to reduce the impact of losing a key person. Cross training and people development are also activities that show you are capable of greater management responsibilities.

Establishing Risk-based Schedule and Cost Contingency

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Wesley Gillette

Establishing and managing schedule and cost contingency are integral to project risk management. Yet many organizations still struggle to define and adopt best practices that provide the organization confidence in their contingency setting processes.

Project HEADWAY: Managing Innovation: Just An Oxymoron?

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

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.

Sponsorship Challenges: What Would You Do?

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Todd Williams

We are excited to bring Todd C. Williams President of eCameron to speak about Project Sponsors. As social media has taught us, the audience wants to be part of the discussion and this format draws on the collective group‘s knowledge. Some of the issues covered will include: micro managing sponsors, sponsor absenteeism, lack of engagement, replacing your sponsor, the 1st time sponsor, and more.

Technology Impact on Communication Management

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Beth Spriggs

Social media, has not only introduced more communication methods but has influenced communication preferences (e.g. text, chat, or video calls) and caused shifts in communication styles (emoticon anyone?) Where picking up the phone to get a quick answer to a question used to be commonplace, many people now steer away from the phone in favor of email. Studies indicate that many professionals are no longer comfortable picking up the phone to make a work related call. We will explore how communication behaviors and preferences have changed, and examine how these changes create both opportunity and risk in our projects. From there we’ll discuss ways this impacts our current project communication plans, and explore ways to adjust our communications to be more effective. Finally we’ll share some practical communication tips.

Real Project Management

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Peter Taylor

Organizations demand that the projects that they commission these days are successful in order to meet their increasingly aggressive strategic goals, and for this to be possible the project managers that lead these strategic projects need to be the very best that they can be. But what skills are demanded on the new generation of 21st Century Project Managers? Join Peter Taylor in saying ‘goodbye’ to the ‘Accidental Project Manager’ and ‘hello’ to the Real Project Managers of today.

From Controversy to Consensus: Decommissioning California's Offshore Oil Platforms

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Max Henrion, Carl Spetzler

Like many issues of energy and environment, the question of how to decommission California's 27 offshore oil platforms was highly controversial. Presenters Max Henrion, PhD and Carl Speltzer present how they helped stakeholders compare perspectives and understand the implications of the decision options.

I Have The PMP, Now What? Use Continuing Education To Reach Your Career Goals

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Bruce Harpham

This webinar will show you how and why to design a continuing education strategy. You will learn how to connect your career goals with continuing education. Attendees will learn how to learn on a budget, how to network effectively to learn and how to scale up their learning program.

There is No Shortcut to Innovation

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Jeri Meola

Have you ever wondered - if we build this will they come? Or, if we build it, will we just cannibalize our existing product? Jeri will help show how we can transform customer needs into engineering characteristics for a product.

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Upcoming Project Management Webinars

Improving Project Performance Through Assessments

Jul 29, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Improving Project Performance Through Assessments Projects Can be Made More Successful by Understanding What is Good and Not Every organization can improve how projects are managed. The question is what components of project management should be improved and specifically, what should change. In any problem solving situation, the root cause of a given condition must be known so that a real solution can be identified and proven assessments can be used to both uncover the root causes and also to form the basis for identification of specific improvement actions. This seminar addresses these topics. A free assessment tool is available and time for Q&A is included. The attendee will learn: • What types of assessments are appropriate for projects and for organizations • How assessments can be used to surface improvement areas and strengths • A process to employ the assessment to allow students to do it right away • How multi-dimensional solutions are defined and implemented Focus Audience: Management, Project Sponsors, HR, Quality Leads and Project Managers Format: Lecture, Examples and Industry Experiences Duration: 50 Minutes + 10 Minutes for Q&A Take-Away: Free Assessment Vehicle and Descriptions of Comprehensive Assessments Speaker: Industry Expert and Seminar Developer

Project Management Culture - A Success Factor

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Culture is equally important as a winning strategy required for successful advancement for implementation of a project. The PMI Pulse of Profession Report 2015 findings demonstrate a clear path forward through a focus on the following fundamentals, which are the underpinning factors in Project Management Systems leading to success. * Culture: High-performing organizations fully understand the value of project management and creating a project management mindset. * Talent: High-performing organizations are significantly more likely to focus on talent management, establishing ongoing training, and formal, effective knowledge transfer. This is especially important in project management, where technical skills are enhanced by the leadership and strategic and business management capabilities that are nurtured through experience. * Process: High-performing organizations support project, program, and portfolio management through standardized practices and by aligning projects and programs to the organization’s goal. Participants will learn: a) Foundations for PM Culture b) PM Culture Constituents c) Maximizing factors d) Benefits achieved with Culture

How To Grow Your Internal Network

Jul 31, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Without a thriving and growing internal network, a project manager cannot be successful. An internal network is the relationships, favors and information you have at your current organization. In this webinar, you will learn how to build your internal relationships.

The Marketer's Guide to Mobile Engagement

Aug 6, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Consumers spend more time with their mobile devices than any other form of media. Marketers know mobile engagement is mission-critical to stay relevant, but struggle to execute and often confuse strategy and tactics. In his presentation "The Marketer's Guide to Mobile Engagement", Adam provides a strategic framework to help marketers make sense of mobile. Adam will give marketers a high-level view of how mobile can integrate into all consumer touchpoints, including paid, organic, and social media. He will also show how mobile can enhance in-store and on-pack, and open up a new world of consumer insights and analytics. Adam will show examples of successful mobile engagement from major household brands, and given marketers a "crawl, walk, run, fly" tactical approach to making mobile engagement work for their brands and marketing campaigns.

Transforming Business With Program Management

Aug 6, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Strategic program management integrates the dimensions of strategy, people, process, technology, structure, and measurement. This webinar illustrates a proven, agile-centric, strategic program management road map that can be utilized to plan, execute, and sustain the expected outcomes of any business transformation.

Aligning PMI®’s PMBOK® Fifth Edition to Lean Six Sigma DMAIC

Aug 12, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

If you are a leader, sponsor, or coach, this is a must-attend, high-energy webinar on how to ensure success of the execution of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) DMAIC projects. While the tools and approaches used in the LSS DMAIC methodology are typically understood and utilized during project execution, the rigor of project management practices is not.

Need for Speed: Efficiently and Consistently Delivering Value

Aug 18, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)

An Agile BA goes far beyond simply eliciting requirements. They are constantly on the hunt for new and better ways of delivering business value. They apply systems thinking to the big picture, rather than trying to document aspects of a single approach. They are, in fact, drivers of innovation.

Front End Planning Best Practices to Improve Capital Project Performance

Aug 19, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Poor scope definition is the leading cause of project cost and schedule overruns, and long term operational issues in capital projects. As a result, front end planning is one of the most important processes in the construction and operation of capital assets. How can you improve scope definition and reduce project risk?

Sneak Peek into PMI Global Congress 2015 North America: Business Analysis and Requirements Management

Aug 20, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)

An Inside Look at Global Congress 2015-North America Business Analysis & Requirements Join PMI for a sneak peak discussion on Business Analysis and Requirements topics being presented at PMI’s Global Congress 2015- North America. Join us as three of the presenters discuss the key themes to be presented in their sessions. • How to apply requirements estimation techniques that work with Joy Beatty, PMI-PBA • How to uncover gaps while eliciting requirements by asking the “right” questions by using requirements risk management techniques with Cheryl Lee, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP and Ori Schibi, MBA, PMP • How to prevent your requirements from failing before your project charter is in place with Andrew Burns, PMP, PMI-ACP

Project HEADWAY: Revisiting Program Management: Structuring To Deliver Value

Aug 20, 2015 3:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Following up on our well-attended January webinar, this presentation delves further into the world of program management. When programs are a vehicle essential to the effective delivery of value, how do you best structure them to be successful? And what does success look like?

4 Common Rookie Project Manager Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Sep 3, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

New project managers (and sometimes seasoned project managers alike) often fall victim to a few common missteps that unfortunately can prove fatal to their success. While project managers can often become consumed with the day-to-day crises, administrative tasks and status updating, they can sometimes lose sight of key steps that are a key part of the foundation of any successful project. This workshop explores four specific pitfalls often faced by the new project manager and provides specific techniques and best practices that can be immediately applied to avoid them.

Project HEADWAY: Revisiting Team Building: Exploring Strategies That Work

Sep 24, 2015 3:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The essential framework for developing teams has been largely unchanged for nearly 50 years. Yet evidence suggests that what really contributes to team development requires a different approach and perspective than simply forming, storming, norming and performing.


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