When project managers are asked to lead strategically important projects, the stakes go way up. But the fundamental job remains unchanged—and that’s something PMs must remember. How do you ensure you don’t succumb to the pressure of being in charge of a high-profile project?
This is in the first installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects. The framework consists of eight key project management areas. This webinar covers the Executive Sponsor and will include: • A description of the key risk factors within the project management area • Guidelines for assessing when to raise the “Red Flag” for each risk factor • Guidelines on what to do with the Red Flag once you have it raised • Real-life case stories illustrating the risk factor and its impact on your project.
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A recent article published by FORTUNE stated “40 percent of the world's jobs will be replaced by technology in the next 15 years.” If you are not planning on retiring by th ...
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Colonel John Boyd discovered that the primary determinant to winning aerial dogfights was observing, orienting, planning and acting faster. How does this apply to project management?
The need for prioritization appears when multiple projects are planned in an organization and there is a shortage of resources. In order to deliver business goals and objectives, the focus should be on projects that provide strategic value. Learn about the factors and methods involved to better prioritize your projects.
Many people who get the opportunity to work from home suddenly find themselves faced with a host of new issues. Finding the right discipline and work/life balance is a fine art and needs some practice. Here are five tips that can help you be productive.
Projects aren’t delivered in isolation; they combine to collectively contribute to business goals and they impact on one another during execution. Project managers must be involved earlier in the process when it comes to implementing strategy—and they must also be involved more broadly.
Too many organizations don’t connect the dots between strategy and the need for the organization to pursue an informed, aligned and enlightened approach to the implementing of those strategies.
There are times when managers, in the pressure to complete the scope of a project, forget the basics of effective communication—and that can lead to disastrous results. Here's some help on keeping it simple.
Chatbots, AI assistants and virtual team members should converge to provide useful information retrieval and distribution vehicles—meaning our digital future will be more relevant and focused to our needs.
The exponential growth of the digital world may promote greater opportunities overall, but there is the possibility that if we are identified and marginalized as groups and individuals, we run the risk of being segregated and dismissed because of our digital profile.
It’s a question that is frequently debated: Are hard skills more important than soft skills? With experience, I can vouch that soft skills definitely have an edge when it comes to delivering successful projects. Having said that, having just soft skills is not going to help. You must also have a basic understanding of how projects are delivered.
What is the recipe to deliver projects successfully? It takes the right ingredients and proper amount of time to deliver a successful project. If you skip the crucial ingredients of a recipe it doesn’t turn out perfect. If you use more than required ingredients then also it doesn’t turn out perfect. So, where is the sweet spot? In this webinar, learn how to utilize eight key project management processes to increase successful project delivery.
The profession of project management can be stressful and to perform at their very best (and increase the chances of project success) a project manager must ensure that they are looking after their own wellbeing. This presentation will give attendees practical skills and exercises they can use to increase their levels of wellbeing and authentic happiness.
Aprenderá la importancia de definir claramente los requisitos de su necesidad en los proyectos, así como el impacto de no hacerlo, para obtener los productos, servicios o resultados que necesita. Los resultados son "Documentación de requisitos" y "Matriz de trazabilidad de requisitos"
Agile Project Management requires some additional skills to be possessed by an Agile Project Manager. It does not only involve managerial skills but also requires more team-oriented and leadership skills. Agile Development is a value-driven model with focus on outcomes unlike traditional approaches which are plan-driven in nature and based on output.
With the proliferation of cloud-based self-service platforms, it is becoming increasingly commonplace for business to break free from the shackles that bound them to Information Technology (IT) strategy forever. While strategy is never a bad thing, it can be the slow-moving tanker that takes forever to change course, and in the age of agility, most companies have not aligned their strategy with agile principles, even less so IT. Shadow IT, as it is known, has many advantage. But it also creates many challenges.
Despite decades of research and millions of leadership articles and books, there is no widely accepted definition of leadership. That is because you are unique and so is your approach to leadership. How do you know your unique leadership contribution? What is your definition? How are you making a difference through your leadership? Increase your effectiveness and influence by improving the clarity and strength of your leadership voice. This session is for mold-breaking, high-impact leaders to identify their unique skills and leadership perspective so they can lead in unexpected ways and achieve unprecedented results.