Project Management

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Winning the Organizational Transition to Agile

by Joe Wynne

You need to show off our leadership skills by preparing for major obstacles faced in agile transitions. Whether it’s stakeholders wanting to revert back to a legacy methodology or executives balking at changes to status reporting, you need to respond in a constructive manner and help drive the transition forward.

Agile

Agile Leaders, Business Leaders (Part 1)

by Andy Jordan

Today’s agile is more than simply a way to deliver projects, it’s rapidly becoming a mainstream business approach—and there are challenges that need to be overcome to enable that. Let's look at how organizations can optimize performance by elevating agile leaders to become business leaders.

Career Development

6 Lessons a Broken Ankle Taught Me About Life…and Project Management

by Dr. Deepa Bhide, PMP

Over 12 weeks of bedrest nursing a complex fracture, this physician was confined with little movement. It gave her an opportunity to be introspective—and she soon learned valuable lessons about life that we can also take to heart in our careers as project managers.

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Project HEADWAY: Managing Small and Fast-Paced Projects

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP
November 17, 2022 | 61:35 | Views: 854 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.69 / 5

In this presentation, Mark Mullaly tackles the essential principles of applying lightweight management projects to small and speedy projects. He explores why small projects are their own unique challenge, and why the traditional views of project management just don't fit. He examines what will make a difference, and the adaptations and appropriate techniques that work when projects need to be truly lean. If you struggle with how to lead in the face of scaled-down projects and rapid response, this is a webinar that you won't want to miss.

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Agile Leaders, Business Leaders (Part 1)

by Andy Jordan

Today’s agile is more than simply a way to deliver projects, it’s rapidly becoming a mainstream business approach—and there are challenges that need to be overcome to enable that. Let's look at how organizations can optimize performance by elevating agile leaders to become business leaders.


Winning the Organizational Transition to Agile

by Joe Wynne

You need to show off our leadership skills by preparing for major obstacles faced in agile transitions. Whether it’s stakeholders wanting to revert back to a legacy methodology or executives balking at changes to status reporting, you need to respond in a constructive manner and help drive the transition forward.


3 Skill Sets PMs Must Focus on for Future Success

by Joe Wynne

Where will you be working in a year? What tools will be necessary for success? How will you build your career? To be a successful PM, you don't need to see into the future—but you do need to continuously build skills in these three critical areas.


6 Lessons a Broken Ankle Taught Me About Life…and Project Management

by Dr. Deepa Bhide, PMP

Over 12 weeks of bedrest nursing a complex fracture, this physician was confined with little movement. It gave her an opportunity to be introspective—and she soon learned valuable lessons about life that we can also take to heart in our careers as project managers.


Deconstructing the Future of Project Management

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

At the intersection of how organizational practices are framed and how accountability for project management is articulated lies four possible scenarios for our PM future. Which dimensions are more or less likely to emerge going forward? This is where there are some intriguing insights...


The Problem With PMO Maturity Models

by Andy Jordan

Attempts to pursue maturity as defined by a model may lead a PMO—and the larger organization—to miss out on opportunities to improve performance in other ways. If your maturity model isn't the right approach, what’s the alternative?


Deliver More by Committing to Less

by Bart Gerardi

By committing to full capacity, teams often must make compromises, accepting partial work or splitting work. But by leaving some capacity available, teams can take on additional work based on customer feedback or new information without disrupting the existing plan—and deliver more.


Is Pressure Undermining Your Team’s Collaboration?

by Dr. Heidi K. Gardner and Ivan A. Matviak

High-pressure environments often stoke anxiety on both the individual and team level. Project leaders must be alert to the ways this unease can poison team collaboration, including siloed behaviors, risk-aversity and rigid thinking.


Bridging the Gap Between Project Portfolio Management and Lean Portfolio Management of SAFe

by Julien Mansourian
November 21, 2022 | 60:23 | Views: 745 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.40 / 5

In today's digital landscape, organisations need to manage a large portfolio of programs, projects and operations. Given the ongoing market and economical changes, the traditional portfolio management function has to be agile and adaptive to shift direction when required. Some organisations are currently implementing Lean Portfolio Management of SAFe to inject flexibility and adaptability in how they connect execution to strategy. We will address the transition strategy to smoothly move from an existing set of portfolio management processes to LPM of SAFe.


Best Practices for Sprint Planning

by NK Shrivastava, Phillip George
November 17, 2022 | 60:16 | Views: 899 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.65 / 5

This webinar will focus on proven best practices to run sprint planning meetings effectively and maximize the ability of the team to plan their sprint, commit to a sprint goal, and execute.


Project HEADWAY: Managing Small and Fast-Paced Projects

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP
November 17, 2022 | 61:35 | Views: 853 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.69 / 5

In this presentation, Mark Mullaly tackles the essential principles of applying lightweight management projects to small and speedy projects. He explores why small projects are their own unique challenge, and why the traditional views of project management just don't fit. He examines what will make a difference, and the adaptations and appropriate techniques that work when projects need to be truly lean. If you struggle with how to lead in the face of scaled-down projects and rapid response, this is a webinar that you won't want to miss.


The Importance of Governance & Cyber Security to leverage Citizen Development – Part 2

by Jesse Shiah, Pete Schaefer, Osvaldo Sousa, Laura Faughtenberry, Ian Gosling
November 14, 2022 | 54:48 | Views: 233 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.56 / 5

Join PMI, Agilepoint, Autto, Kianda, and TrackVia for the PMI Citizen Developer Partner’s Perspective Webinar Series where we bring you valuable insights, perspectives and experiences from leaders of the citizen development movement.


4 formas en que el voluntariado le convertirá en un mejor gerente de proyectos para la nueva normalidad

by Mayte Mata-Sivera, Yasmina Khelifi
November 11, 2022 | 57:53 | Views: 208 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.67 / 5

Nosotras estábamos convencidas de que el voluntariado no era para nosotras. Sin embargo, pronto descubrimos que gracias al voluntariado nuestra experiencia personal y profesional nos estaba enriqueciendo de forma exponencial. Rápidamente nos convertimos en voluntarias apasionadas gracias al increíble aprendizaje que obtuvimos. En este seminario web, compartiremos nuestras experiencias, anécdotas e ideas sobre cómo el voluntariado nos ha ayudado a convertirnos en mejores gerentes de proyectos.


Evolution of a PMO Leader - Lessons from Matthew McConaughey

by Hussain Bandukwala
November 09, 2022 | 61:07 | Views: 3,986 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.45 / 5

This webinar takes inspiration from the career renaissance of Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey. The session outlines Matthew’s own career transformation and extracts the key skills required to become a successful PMO leader.


Leadership Maturity Framework: The Path to Leadership Development

by Aina Aliieva
November 08, 2022 | 60:44 | Views: 3,278 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.30 / 5

Leading in VUCA world, leadership skills need to be refined and adjusted accordingly to new conditions. Current and future trends indicate complexity, accelerated change and near-constant uncertainty. During the industrial era, the leadership path was to evolve horizontally, meaning developing their hard and operational skills and being promoted to the next level. In the modern world, the evolution is vertical, meaning that emotional maturity, soft skills and global vision need to be evolved first.


Best Practices for Setting Up a Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC)

by Robert Putrus
October 28, 2022 | 60:21 | Views: 3,506 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.41 / 5

The CSOC manages operational cybersecurity activities and identifies, detects, protects against, responds to and recovers from unauthorized activities affecting the enterprise’s digital footprint. The CSOC is dependent on a set of documented processes and procedures, cybertools, and experienced security analysts.


Project HEADWAY: Managing Small and Fast-Paced Projects

PREMIUM presentation
by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

In this presentation, Mark Mullaly tackles the essential principles of applying lightweight management projects to small and speedy projects. He explores why small projects are their own unique challenge, and why the traditional views of project management just don't fit. He examines what will make a difference, and the adaptations and appropriate techniques that work when projects need to be truly lean. If you struggle with how to lead in the face of scaled-down projects and rapid response, this is a webinar that you won't want to miss.


Best Practices for Setting Up a Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC)

PREMIUM presentation
by Robert Putrus

The CSOC manages operational cybersecurity activities and identifies, detects, protects against, responds to and recovers from unauthorized activities affecting the enterprise’s digital footprint. The CSOC is dependent on a set of documented processes and procedures, cybertools, and experienced security analysts.


Evolution of a PMO Leader - Lessons from Matthew McConaughey

PREMIUM presentation
by Hussain Bandukwala

This webinar takes inspiration from the career renaissance of Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey. The session outlines Matthew’s own career transformation and extracts the key skills required to become a successful PMO leader.


How Digitalization Affects Project Management – Evidence from Two Case Studies in the Construction Industry

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by Timo Braun, eskil ekstedt

Digital transformation is a phenomenon occurring across sectors and nations, affecting not only technical processes, but also organizational forms and managerial practices. Among them are: (1) project-based organizations (PBOs), common in traditional sectors like the construction industry, and (2) project networks (PNWs), the most favorable form of project organizing in modern service and creative industries. Project management, which is often used as an agent for change, plays a significant role in initiating and implementing digital transformation. To analyze the digital transformation of traditional PBOs and modern PNWs, comparative case studies in the context of commercial construction have been conducted in Sweden and in Germany.


Leadership Maturity Framework: The Path to Leadership Development

PREMIUM presentation
by Aina Aliieva

Leading in VUCA world, leadership skills need to be refined and adjusted accordingly to new conditions. Current and future trends indicate complexity, accelerated change and near-constant uncertainty. During the industrial era, the leadership path was to evolve horizontally, meaning developing their hard and operational skills and being promoted to the next level. In the modern world, the evolution is vertical, meaning that emotional maturity, soft skills and global vision need to be evolved first.


Meeting Facilitation: How to Own the Meeting You Lead – Part I

PREMIUM presentation
by Christine Rose

To facilitate a meeting is to lead a group of people through a predefined agenda with clearly stated and understood goals in such a way that every attendee understands their role, adheres to the Rules of Engagement and participates according to their responsibilities within that meeting’s architecture.” Learning how to do so in spite of those attending the meeting is one of the greatest challenges any businessperson faces. Based on the final chapter of her book Everything’s a Project (and Everyone’s a Project Manager) Book Three: Communication, Christine shares that when you understand your role and your responsibility, you will own any meeting you lead.


Respect Culture or Face Failure: Leadership Lessons from Four Continents

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by Karthik Ramamurthy

Does your project team gel well? If not, can you really achieve success? Project success is tough to achieve as complex scope needs to be completed within compressed schedules and tight budgets. Another major challenge is the heterogeneous mix of project teams in terms of Age, Geography, Culture, Ethical outlook, etc. Ignoring cultural differences in teams is a recipe for disaster. Effective Project Leadership demands investing time in deeply understanding cultural factors, clear communication and complete transparency.This engaging webinar will help you understand key challenges, and walk you through a proven, practical six-step approach used across four continents to lead project teams to success.


Seven Simple Strategies for Solving Any Problem

PREMIUM presentation
by Peter de Jager

There are many problem solving methodologies-from TRIZ to OODA, from RPR to GROW, but this session won't discuss any of them. Instead we're going to focus on simple, standalone strategies to improve our problem solving effectiveness regardless of our existing PS skills or experience.


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