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PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016

September 14, 2016 | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

Upcoming Webinars

Tips for Improving PMOs Value

May 3, 2017 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

In this webinar, the author applies concepts of strategic planning, change management and soft skills development, to provide a practical approach to increase PMO's value, helping to change perceptions such as "being a process cop", to create a culture where the stakeholders understand the value  of the project management  and become evangelists of the best practices. 

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Intentional Communication for Superior Results

by Chris Stambouli
March 08, 2017 | 39:26 | Views: 4,495 | 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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High-Level Project Road Map (Small Project)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Madhuri Adettiwar

In large organizations, there are always a large number of stakeholders involved in any project. When the project size is small, you need to create a roadmap that is very simple, easy to follow and can be used by all stakeholders to get approvals, plan their work and reach the excepted milestones. This Excel roadmap provides a simple one-page view of the entire schedule for a small project.

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.

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

Network Like a Leader

by Naomi Caietti

We live in a digital world, so has face-to-face networking lost its importance? There are so many options for busy professionals, so it’s best to plan a nice blend of options. Before you get started developing your basic networking plan and getting yourself out there, you may wish to consider these questions to develop some strategies...

Wanting to Be Right Is Wrong

by Christopher Cook

Project managers have a responsibility to their teams to be a leader, and leaders put pressure on themselves to be mistake-free. But having to be "right" all the time is a detriment, not a benefit. Here are some ways to deal with the want or need to be right…

Tips for Maintaining Sustainable Pace on a Distributed Team

by Mark Kilby

Distributed teams need to keep an eye on sustainable pace even more so than other teams. What you need to find is the capacity the team can maintain indefinitely. How can you find it? There are several ways…

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.

Resolving Conflict on Distributed Teams

by Mark Kilby

Interpersonal conflict on distributed teams can be devastating. If you are in conflict with someone else on a distributed team, there are a number of things you can do to help resolve it.

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.

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How to avoid the communication failed by different culture?  Bookkhalakorn Chaidee  Apr 25, 2017 10:44 PM  11 
How to solve communication problems with your Internal Team?  George Lewis  Apr 25, 2017 8:32 PM 
How to convince a manager or tell him that i do not know about something he is asking for????   Aman Soni  Apr 25, 2017 8:02 PM 
What's a best practice for handling a bi-weekly standup meeting?  JEREMY MORPHIS  Apr 25, 2017 3:31 PM  10 
How to deal with conflict in the project, especially when you have conflict with a PM or Project leader?  Sirah Pholsena  Apr 25, 2017 1:27 PM 
What should I do with communication problems with the team leader who communicate is not clear?  Rapeepat Srimontha  Apr 25, 2017 4:11 AM 
Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 disaster. According to Wikipedia, PM's fault?  Eduard Hernandez  Apr 25, 2017 3:37 AM 
How to deal with violent customers such as rowdy or bellow out or aggressive.  Sujitra Srimontha  Apr 24, 2017 7:49 PM  11 
Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or PM? How was it resolved?  Arisara Wansu  Apr 24, 2017 9:06 AM 
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I have to question about communication between leader with team member  PANUWAT CHATJAIKAM  Apr 22, 2017 11:16 AM 
What to do so that the lessons learned remain in the organization and are documented and do not go only in the knowledge of people?  Eduin Fernando Valdes Alvarado  Apr 21, 2017 7:22 PM  24 
line of communication  Wanrat Jehma  Apr 21, 2017 4:46 PM 
Risk Taker   Nizar Sankary  Apr 21, 2017 1:30 PM  11 
Stuck with an Issues in MS Office , Help needed  Mudassar Khan  Apr 21, 2017 11:53 AM 
Having Meeting minutes on screen live, suggestion of software?  Vincent Guerard  Apr 21, 2017 1:44 AM  18 
Describe your worst boss, how would you handle it?  John Rice  Apr 15, 2017 6:45 AM  50 
Which compliments a PMP more, LSSGB or SSGB?  Mark Groben  Apr 14, 2017 11:16 AM 
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