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September 14, 2016 | Online

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Upcoming Webinars

Communication Issues and Solutions for Project Implementation

Apr 25, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Do you understand your team and know how to shape your communication so that you are properly heard and understood for the advancement of project implementation? This webinar will tackle common communication issues and how to resolve them to move your project ahead.

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Intentional Communication for Superior Results

by Chris Stambouli
March 08, 2017 | 39:26 | Views: 3,154 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.39 / 7

This webinar teaches a structured approach to written and/or verbal communication that will help practitioners communicate clearly and powerfully to produce superior results in their projects.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

Sample Project Charter/Record

by Arassen Chocalingum

This deliverable relates both a project charter and a project record form to be used during the initiating phase of a given project. It gives a high-level overview of the project including the budget, scope, resources and roles and responsibilities.

Stakeholder Analysis: Power/Interest Matrix

by Alvaro H. Beckerig

This Power vs. Interest Matrix template—developed with Microsoft Excel and little bit of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)—is the ideal tool for stakeholder analysis. Fill the fields with your stakeholders name, give a number to power and interest, classify the engagement and write the stakeholder's expectations. After all stakeholders are identified, print the matrix and keep monitoring the power and interest of each stakeholder during project execution.

Communication Plan Log

PREMIUM deliverable
by Anupam Ganguly

This template can be used for communication planning, and listing the intended audience or recipient of the message that is impacted by the project success or failure. The template is a register for understanding communication-related expectations and preferences, timeline and the communication medium used. Confirming what is needed to know, views and thoughts, and the feedback of the recipient can also be tracked. The template should be filled by the project manager or the project lead.

Using Social Media

by Mayte Maria Sivera

Need a quick crash course on some social media basics? What is it? What myths are out there? How can we use it in our projects and organizations? What platforms are there? Use this primer for project managers to help find the answers.

Project Kickoff Checklist

by Andy Jordan

This brief checklist is intended to help project managers ensure they are ready to conduct project kickoff sessions. Project managers should review the questions asked in this checklist and make notes of any items that are unclear/outstanding /etc. Any areas that are still unclear require action plans.

Learn From Others

Keys to Cultural Differences

by Laura Burford

Every country and organization faces cultural differences. How do you go about building awareness, respecting and adapting to them, and then working within the necessary framework and structure so that the result is a successful engagement?

Keeping Virtual Workers Engaged

by Mike Donoghue

The need and support for teleworkers is growing, and to keep an “out of office” workforce engaged and productive requires a special company culture mindset. It should come as no surprise that effective communication is at the heart of having a successful virtual worker engagement culture.

Leading Distributed Agile Teams

by Mark Kilby

What is a crucial difference in distributed team environments? It's how you apply your leadership skills. Often, you need to amplify what you would normally do in a co-located team setting to provide those examples.

Avoiding the Blame Game with International Teams

by Andy Jordan

Leading international teams is always a challenge, especially when things go wrong. How do you keep everyone focused on the positive and avoid negativity creeping in?

Stakeholder Management in Industrial Plant Engineering Projects

by Alexis Devenin

Effective and early participation of plant stakeholders during engineering phases of a brownfield project in a production plant allows us to capture the value and knowhow of the organization—and avoid multiple modifications during the execution phase. In order to manage stakeholder involvement efficiently, classification by function and organizational level is essential.

Virtual Team Strategies

by Naomi Caietti

Are you a virtual leader of diverse teams and multiple projects across various time zones? Let’s review what defines a virtual team, along with challenges, opportunities and tips for strategic leadership approaches.

6 Mistakes with Remote Project Teams

by Bruce Harpham

Whether you work from home, have an international project team or simply want to stay current, take the time to sharpen your work with remote teams. Start by checking your current habits to see if you’re making any of these mistakes...

Going Global Down Under

by Paul Baumgartner, PMP

There’s inherent exhilaration when your project’s scope crosses borders. Learn how this U.S.-based project manager optimized his communication skills with a constituent base in Australia—resulting in project success with no overlap in the business day!

Overcoming Objections: Lessons for the Project Manager

by Robert Barger, MBA, PMP

At some point in your project management career, you will be given a project that deals with a product or technology that you have not experienced in the past. Driving your project doesn't require that you be a subject matter expert in anything but project management. Asking five questions will help you resolve the obstacle.

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How Can We Communicate in a Global Virtual Team (GVT)?  John Rice  Mar 28, '17 10:32 PM  16 
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hello there!  Faat Francis  Mar 28, '17 2:30 PM  17 
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