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3 Power Skills That Fuel Advancement

by Bruce Harpham

Technical skills will only take you so far. Power skills are the ultimate examples of transferrable skills that can be applied in many different contexts. Get tips on harnessing these three essential power skills: problem solving, strategic thinking and self-discipline.

Leadership

Do You Exhibit Empathy as a Project Manager?

by Bruce Garrod

Empathy allows project managers to better understand the needs and concerns of their team members and stakeholders. This understanding can lead to more effective decision making, as well as a more positive and productive work environment.

Career Development

Topic Teasers Vol. 155: How to Utilize the PMI Talent Triangle®

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: I’m a very busy certified project manager, and I try to make sure I’m doing all the things I should do to keep my certification intact. I was able to adjust when PMI introduced a Talent Triangle® and I had to get training in each side of the illustration. But I now hear that they have a new one from 2022 with different names to the sides. How should I adjust the way I choose my training and report my PDUs for my PMP® and other certifications?

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Exploring Power Skills in Practice

by Jill Diffendal, Steve Czarniak, Mary Wanja Murekio
January 25, 2023 | 59:01 | Views: 11,648 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.62 / 5

Pulse of the Profession® 2023: Power Skills, Redefining Project Success report highlights that power skills are increasingly important in the modern workplace. They are at the heart of leading successful teams, engaging stakeholders, and overcoming project challenges. This webinar aims to provide an understanding of the essential power skills for successful project management.

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3 Power Skills That Fuel Advancement

by Bruce Harpham

Technical skills will only take you so far. Power skills are the ultimate examples of transferrable skills that can be applied in many different contexts. Get tips on harnessing these three essential power skills: problem solving, strategic thinking and self-discipline.


Building Up You

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

You are capable and talented. You’ve got experience. So why can’t you get ahead the way that you want to? What’s holding you back? The biggest challenge is confronting the mindset shift that opens up that reality.


Do You Exhibit Empathy as a Project Manager?

by Bruce Garrod

Empathy allows project managers to better understand the needs and concerns of their team members and stakeholders. This understanding can lead to more effective decision making, as well as a more positive and productive work environment.


Stop Complaining About Project Controls

by Andy Jordan

Project managers—especially new practitioners—often struggle with the control and governance aspects of the discipline, but they are a good thing for the project and the team. Without them, PMs are operating on guesswork.


Topic Teasers Vol. 155: How to Utilize the PMI Talent Triangle®

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: I’m a very busy certified project manager, and I try to make sure I’m doing all the things I should do to keep my certification intact. I was able to adjust when PMI introduced a Talent Triangle® and I had to get training in each side of the illustration. But I now hear that they have a new one from 2022 with different names to the sides. How should I adjust the way I choose my training and report my PDUs for my PMP® and other certifications?


Use a Motivational Quick Start to Avoid New Worker Disappointment

by Joe Wynne

The new worker is very attuned to anything that reveals insights (good or bad) about the team and the work culture. Show that you care about their career by applying these success criteria to a “motivational quick start” orientation.


Your PMO Isn't Changing Fast Enough

by Andy Jordan

PMOs have not evolved as rapidly as the projects that they support. It's a fundamental barrier to creating PMOs that truly help to enable business performance. How can we overcome it?


Add Cloud Computing to Your Business or Personal PM Knowledge Management System

by Barry Milteer

Many organizations are migrating their data center infrastructure to the cloud. And given the ubiquitous nature of cloud computing, they like the idea of hiring people who have some idea of what it is. For PM professionals, training or even a certification in cloud computing can be a rewarding career path.


Exploring Power Skills in Practice

by Jill Diffendal, Steve Czarniak, Mary Wanja Murekio
January 25, 2023 | 59:01 | Views: 11,647 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.62 / 5

Pulse of the Profession® 2023: Power Skills, Redefining Project Success report highlights that power skills are increasingly important in the modern workplace. They are at the heart of leading successful teams, engaging stakeholders, and overcoming project challenges. This webinar aims to provide an understanding of the essential power skills for successful project management.



Scaling Automation with Citizen Development

by Brooklyn Collins, Kristen Davis, Vivek Goel, Seb Johansson
January 24, 2023 | 59:24 | Views: 5,782 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.60 / 5

Join PMI, Pipefy, and Quixy for the PMI Citizen Developer(TM) Partner’s Perspective Webinar Series where we bring you valuable insights, perspectives, and experiences from leaders of the citizen development movement.


Net Zero - A Project Management Perspective

by Raju Rao
January 20, 2023 | 60:39 | Views: 5,026 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.36 / 5

“Net Zero” has become a buzz word today. It importance and initiatives related to it cannot be underestimated. Organizations, businesses and governments are all into it and every effort is being made to thwart the potential problems due to climate change, now and in future. What is Net Zero? And how does it impact the project management profession? This is the subject of this talk. In particular we will deliberate on the following: 1. Understanding Net Zero - the basics & current status 2. Reasons, benefits and challenges 3. Agreements & Commitments 4. Net Zero projects - Domains / Industries - Examples 5. Opportunities for project professionals


Project HEADWAY: Selling a Practical Approach to Project Management

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP
January 19, 2023 | 63:24 | Views: 3,739 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.63 / 5

What we know from research is that the organizations that realized the greatest value from their project management practices are those who adopt practices that do fit, that are aligned and that make sense in the context of the types of projects they take on. Doing this takes work. It takes time and effort and support to make happen. The start of this challenge is often getting the support to make an investment in project management in the first place.


Dynamic Communication

by Elise Carlson
January 17, 2023 | 59:30 | Views: 5,567 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.73 / 5

In this webinar, we'll uncover ways to blast through the noise and get noticed, whether it's in-person or digital. Not only will this ensure your message is heard, but it will also make you stand out--and people will be ready to listen again.


Culturally Relevant Strategy to Achieve Meaningful Project Outcomes

by Valerie Williams-Sanchez
January 11, 2023 | 62:04 | Views: 4,600 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.34 / 5

In this era of unprecedented political shifts, the global health pandemic, and social justice awakenings, everyone can benefit from having the ability to navigate an evolving socio-political landscape and the needs of an increasingly diverse American population and marketplace. A new framework: Culturally Relevant Strategy is helping the market-minded to meet these needs. For professionals operating in the project management space, culturally relevant strategy offers important features and benefits. Taking cues from education pedagogy, this hybrid approach integrates strategy with multi-dimensional research, discourse, critical interpretation, and analysis, to facilitate meaningful outcomes. Learn how and much more at this informative presentation.


Storytelling for Business

by Aina Aliieva
January 11, 2023 | 59:04 | Views: 6,925 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.11 / 5

When it comes to making a meaningful connection with other people, nothing compares to your personal stories. Storytelling is a skill that empowers leaders to create common ground among teams, unleash the drive and passion of their people and share a vision for the future. Accomplished leaders employ storytelling to improve interpersonal relationships, communicate strategy and build culture. But how can you master telling compelling stories? Be heard, be remembered, and create the change you wish to see in your career with dynamic and inspiring storytelling.


RAID Register (Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Andy Jordan

A RAID Register consolidates risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies into one place. It is not intended to be a detailed accounting of each item, rather it represents a consolidated summary with the ability to get more details as required. The RAID Register should be reviewed in all team meetings with updates captured directly into the log.


Exploring Power Skills in Practice

presentation
by Jill Diffendal, Steve Czarniak, Mary Wanja Murekio

Pulse of the Profession® 2023: Power Skills, Redefining Project Success report highlights that power skills are increasingly important in the modern workplace. They are at the heart of leading successful teams, engaging stakeholders, and overcoming project challenges. This webinar aims to provide an understanding of the essential power skills for successful project management. The discussion will be led by industry experts (Steven Czarniak, Program Manager, Boston Scientific Project Management Center of Excellence (PM COE)and Mary Wanja Murekio, Senior Program Manager - Digital IT, Safaricom PLC )who will share their knowledge and experience on developing the four top power skills, including what they look like in action and how they contribute to a successful project; how organizations prioritize power skills, and the opportunities available for learning and development; as well as the process of evaluating power skills of teams and individual team members.


Net Zero - A Project Management Perspective

PREMIUM presentation
by Raju Rao

“Net Zero” has become a buzz word today. It importance and initiatives related to it cannot be underestimated. Organizations, businesses and governments are all into it and every effort is being made to thwart the potential problems due to climate change, now and in future. What is Net Zero? And how does it impact the project management profession? This is the subject of this talk. In particular we will deliberate on the following: 1. Understanding Net Zero - the basics & current status 2. Reasons, benefits and challenges 3. Agreements & Commitments 4. Net Zero projects - Domains / Industries - Examples 5. Opportunities for project professionals



Scaling Automation with Citizen Development

presentation
by Brooklyn Collins, Kristen Davis, Vivek Goel, Seb Johansson

Join PMI, Pipefy, and Quixy for the PMI Citizen Developer(TM) Partner’s Perspective Webinar Series where we bring you valuable insights, perspectives, and experiences from leaders of the citizen development movement.


Culturally Relevant Strategy to Achieve Meaningful Project Outcomes

PREMIUM presentation
by Valerie Williams-Sanchez

In this era of unprecedented political shifts, the global health pandemic, and social justice awakenings, everyone can benefit from having the ability to navigate an evolving socio-political landscape and the needs of an increasingly diverse American population and marketplace. A new framework: Culturally Relevant Strategy is helping the market-minded to meet these needs. For professionals operating in the project management space, culturally relevant strategy offers important features and benefits. Taking cues from education pedagogy, this hybrid approach integrates strategy with multi-dimensional research, discourse, critical interpretation, and analysis, to facilitate meaningful outcomes. Learn how and much more at this informative presentation.


Dynamic Communication

PREMIUM presentation
by Elise Carlson

In this webinar, we'll uncover ways to blast through the noise and get noticed, whether it's in-person or digital. Not only will this ensure your message is heard, but it will also make you stand out--and people will be ready to listen again.


Earned Value Management (EVM) Applied to Large IT Project

PREMIUM presentation
by John Ayers

Earned Value Management (EVM) is essential to project success. It is used extensively in the Department of Defense (DOD) and construction industries but not in the IT industry. This webinar focuses on applying EVM to large IT projects. It will present: a brief overview of the EVM fundamentals; why EVM is not used on large IT projects; how to create a baseline for the project; what a rolling wave is and how to use it; and the benefits of using EVM on large IT projects.


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