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Respect: What Role Does It Play On Your Project?

by Karine O'Donnell

One of the biggest differentiators between a successful project and a failing one is the amount of respect present. This is relevant to anyone associated with the project—in any role, and at any time. Does your project exhibit these four types of respect?

Career Development

The Value of Building Diverse Skills

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

To be a capable generalist requires reframing our own self-perception—and how we communicate our abilities and shape the perception of others. The value of the generalist is not about having wells of expertise in a broad array of domains. Success as a generalist instead requires three very specific talents...

Knowledge Shelf

Vendor Selection and Trust in the Age of Search Engine Optimization

by Brian Galhouse, PMP

We can’t always do it all ourselves. Choosing the right vendor is critical to your project’s success. Ensuring your goals are aligned, conducting deep due diligence, and creating a win-win scenario will get you there. This article looks at approaches to help you gather accurate information about your vendor and their capabilities.

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The Strange Attraction of Organizational Culture

by Peter de Jager
June 25, 2020 | 64:17 | Views: 1,810 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.76 / 5

One of the most prominent Management buzz phrases is “Organizational Culture”, and given the difficulty most organizations encounter as they attempt to change their existing ‘Culture’, or even as they try to define it, 'Culture' would appear to have almost magical incomprehensible properties. Defined simplistically, 'Culture' is a collection of specific behaviours that are in synch with the often unstated values of the organization, and it supports and reinforces a sometimes similarly unstated vision of our work environment.

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A new generation of project leaders is rising. Here are six values they bring to the new Project Economy. A new generation of project talent is rising around the world. With Gen Z entering the work ...




Vendor Selection and Trust in the Age of Search Engine Optimization

by Brian Galhouse, PMP

We can’t always do it all ourselves. Choosing the right vendor is critical to your project’s success. Ensuring your goals are aligned, conducting deep due diligence, and creating a win-win scenario will get you there. This article looks at approaches to help you gather accurate information about your vendor and their capabilities.


Respect: What Role Does It Play On Your Project?

by Karine O'Donnell

One of the biggest differentiators between a successful project and a failing one is the amount of respect present. This is relevant to anyone associated with the project—in any role, and at any time. Does your project exhibit these four types of respect?


Leading Virtual Sessions

by Louis Alderman, PMP

Project management relies heavily on teams, and teams need to communicate and share project information and techniques. With virtual teams and remote sessions increasingly becoming the norm, it is essential for project managers to be adept at leading virtual sessions. These techniques will provide the foundation for a great virtual session.



The Value of Building Diverse Skills

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

To be a capable generalist requires reframing our own self-perception—and how we communicate our abilities and shape the perception of others. The value of the generalist is not about having wells of expertise in a broad array of domains. Success as a generalist instead requires three very specific talents...


3 Approaches to Transform Talent Management to Environment Management

by Johanna Rothman

If we create a great environment—a great culture—we don’t need to spend time directing or engaging people. Instead, we free people to work in the best ways they can. Here are three ideas to help move from talent management to environment or culture management.



6 Tips to Manage Your Busy Work Schedule

by Oghenevwogaga Johnson

As project managers, most of our days become very busy as urgent tasks pile up. This can be rather overwhelming. Where do you even start? Take a deep breath and practice these six time-management hacks.


Sustainable Future: Myth or Truth?!

by Gretta Kelzi
June 30, 2020 | 62:06 | Views: 1,609 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.85 / 5

This webinar will build on the Ethics Bistro blog published in February 2020 on the skills needed by project managers to achieve a sustainable future globally. The session will be divided into 3 parts that end with polling questions and will tackle topics such as: aligning sustainability and disruption; the skills needed to achieve this alignment; challenges to be overcome; and the values and principles involved in such an endeavor.


Processus formalisé et systématique de management des risques pour les projets complexes

by Esra Tepeli
June 26, 2020 | 63:01 | Views: 351 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.71 / 5

Les risques peuvent avoir des impacts négatifs sur les objectifs des projets tels que le retard, le surcoût, la diminution des aspects de qualité et de sécurité. Les projets complexes sont affectés par de nombreux risques et opportunités en raison de leur plan organisationnel complexe avec un grand nombre de parties prenantes, une planification complexe avec un long cycle de vie, une gestion complexe des ressources, des problèmes techniques et des facteurs environnementaux. Ce type de projet peut également présenter une importance stratégique pour les parties prenantes. Il est essentiel d'identifier et d'analyser les risques et les opportunités tout au long du cycle de vie du projet et d'élaborer des plans d’action afin de réduire les effets négatifs des risques. Dans cette étude, nous proposons un processus formalisé et systématique de management des risques pour les projets complexes et stratégiques.


The Strange Attraction of Organizational Culture

by Peter de Jager
June 25, 2020 | 64:17 | Views: 1,809 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.76 / 5

One of the most prominent Management buzz phrases is “Organizational Culture”, and given the difficulty most organizations encounter as they attempt to change their existing ‘Culture’, or even as they try to define it, 'Culture' would appear to have almost magical incomprehensible properties. Defined simplistically, 'Culture' is a collection of specific behaviours that are in synch with the often unstated values of the organization, and it supports and reinforces a sometimes similarly unstated vision of our work environment.


Using Disciplined Agile for Organizational Change Management Projects

by David Davis, George Armstrong
June 23, 2020 | 62:24 | Views: 1,535 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.56 / 5

This session will discuss the use of Agile Techniques in implementing Organizational Change Management. This presentation will be focused exclusively on Organizational Change Management using the Disciplined Agile process-decision toolkit to realize the benefits.


Project HEADWAY: Be Your Own Talent Manager

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP
June 18, 2020 | 63:28 | Views: 3,166 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.61 / 5

Success in this day and age means that we need to take responsibility for our own careers, and our own development. This presentation explores what it takes to successfully be your own talent manager.


The Ingredients of Successful Megaproject Management

by Andrew Davies, Juliano Denicol
June 18, 2020 | 62:36 | Views: 6,882 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.51 / 5

This webinar presents the results of a two-year research project funded by the Project Management Institute about the performance of megaprojects. Researchers conducted a systematic review of the megaproject management literature, in which over 6,000 scientific papers were analyzed to identify 18 causes and 54 solutions to address poor megaproject performance.


Getting the Most out of Online Community with ProjectManagement.com’s Ambassadors

by Mark Krob, Heather McLarnon, Emily Luijbregts, Andrew Craig
June 17, 2020 | 58:39 | Views: 646 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.49 / 5

In this installment of the Discover PMI – Ask Us Anything Series, we will provide an overview of ProjectManagement.com’s new Community Ambassador Program. This program was introduced to PMI’s online community in January 2020 with the goal of providing community members additional support resources who facilitate and encourage constructive conversations as well as assist members in navigating the community.


Ask the Expert Webinar Series - Talent Management

by Lorelie Kaid, Andrew Craig
June 16, 2020 | 57:57 | Views: 869 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.49 / 5

The Ask the Expert Webinar Series is an extension of the Ask the Expert Program offered at PMI® Global Conference. Each year, experts from the ProjectManagement.com community offer one-on-one sessions to conference attendees, acting as mentors, coaches, and sounding boards for Project Managers at varying stages of their careers and across industries. Gain access to these leading project management and industry experts through the Ask the Expert Webinar Series – ask your most pressing Project Management questions, seek career advice, and gain insights into industry trends. Please join the webinar prepared to pose questions to the experts! Please note that this webinar is not PDU bearing


Statistical PERT® Beta Edition

deliverable
by William Davis

UPDATED for 2020! Statistical PERT® (SPERT®) is a freely licensed, probabilistic, estimation technique. Use Statistical PERT to estimate uncertainties that have bell-shaped risk properties, like: task duration, work effort, revenue, expenses, agile story points, project portfolios, event attendance and more. Use in conjunction with the article Getting Beta with Statistical PERT.


Statistical PERT™ (SPERT™) Estimation Worksheet

deliverable
by William Davis

Updated for 2020! Statistical PERT is an estimation technique that project professionals use to align expectations and make better business decisions. Use Statistical PERT to create a probabilistic forecast for many project uncertainties, such as how much your project will cost, or when you might deploy the next agile release. Statistical PERT easily models a wide variety of uncertainties using built-in statistical functions inside Microsoft Excel, making estimation easy to do—even for people who don't like statistics.


Quality Management Workbook

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefan de Vries

This document allows you to manage quality within your project. It contains sheets to capture a quality management statement, a responsibilities log, an attributes sheet, and a control registry.


Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Department Communication Plan

PREMIUM deliverable
by Maaz Ibrahim

The purpose of this document is to provide an overall ICT communication strategy and plan for internal and external communication between staff as per their designated roles and responsibilities using specific communication channels such as emails, intranet, etc. This plan identifies audiences, communication channels, frequency, messages and standards.


RAID Log (Risk, Action, Issue, Decision)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Janney Cheeran

The purpose of this template is to capture RAID items (Risk, Action, Issue, Decision) when a more robust project management solution is not available.


Risk Management Toolkit Deluxe

PREMIUM deliverable
by James Ward

This robust coded risk workbook allows project managers, team members, sponsors and stakeholders to easily track and monitor project risk activities and includes a Risk Management Matrix, a Risk Management Action Items Log, a Risk Burndown Log, and more!


Project Deliverable Log

PREMIUM deliverable
by Kelsey Frandsen

Use this log to keep track of deliverables for each stage of your project, including priority, owner(s), status, due date and details.



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