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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

14 June 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online

Risk, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things—as technology transforms project management, PM professionals are either ahead of the game, or falling behind. Stay current and competitive with the 2017 PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium. Exclusive to PMI members, this free, virtual event delivers a full day of intelligence on innovation and its impact on your PM career. • Gain insight into the tech-driven trends disrupting our industry, without leaving your desk • Network with the PMI global community while developing the skills organizations are looking for today—and tomorrow • Earn 6 PDUs • Get actionable intelligence you will not find anywhere else, tailored specifically for project and program managers Register today—and stay tuned for more details on sessions and speakers.

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.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies.

Upcoming Webinars

Managing Remote Teams for Success

Apr 20, 2017 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Our workplace has certainly changed and one of the most obvious illustrations of this is the prevalence of non-traditional work environments. This workshop provides specific best practices and tips for how to effectively support remote team members, how to build a sense of camaraderie and maintain high levels of motivation without the luxury of the traditional face to face work environment.

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.

On-demand Webinars

An Indian Wedding - A Case Study in Crisis Management

by Raju Rao
March 09, 2017 | 46:45 | Views: 1,946 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.88 / 7

Our daughters’ wedding – a case study in Crisis Management. This case study is based on a personal “project” - our daughters’ wedding. This talk will bring home the challenges faced and describe some interesting anecdotes in people behavior, procurement and leadership. It will spell out inferences and Best Practices from this episode which can be applied in crisis situations in organizations or personal life.

Intentional Communication for Superior Results

by Chris Stambouli
March 08, 2017 | 39:26 | Views: 3,277 | 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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Blog Insights

Agility and Project Leadership

by Don Kim

A contrarian and provocative blog that goes beyond the traditional over-hyped dogma of "Agile", so as to obtain true agility and project leadership through a process of philosophical reflection.

Extraordinary Leader

by Naomi Caietti

Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream ... LEAD   Helping you learn about the next generation of leadership tools, valuable tips and techniques. Leadership 2.0 is a new fresh approach to leadership for the next generation of leaders; start your journey of future growth and development to become an extraordinary leader.

Leadership Catalyst

by Vinay Nadig

We are an amazing group of people here! We help turn ideas and concepts into reality using all the hard tools and frameworks at our disposal. We are leaders whether we are acknowledged as such or not. In this blog, I will focus on a set of leadership behaviors that I have used and have helped others practice - to achieve exceptional outcomes. Of course I may veer off course occasionally, and rant about the latest pet peeve I have about project execution! I hope this will be an engaging experience for you.

Save Time With Tools + Templates

Leadership Skills Assessment

by Stephane Parent

This template is designed to be used in conjunction with the webinar Develop Leadership - Deliver Leaders! Go to each of the tabs (Vision & Values, Direction, Persuasion, Support, Development, Appreciation) and assign a value of 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest) to the questions, before and after a leadership growing event, such as a project. The Summary tab will display the overall ratings for each dimension, along with a graph of the results. Based on Toastmasters' High Performance Leadership workbook.

Learn From Others

Servant Leadership: The Agile Way

by Johanna Rothman

Agile project managers exercise servant leadership, which includes guiding and steering. Here are three ways an agile PM can exercise servant leadership to guide projects to a great conclusion.

Establishing Priorities

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

When you have time to reflect on projects past and new, you may find that you need to establish new priorities for yourself and your team. Anytime is the right time to make sure you are focusing on the right goals.

The Project Manager: Entrepreneur by Nature?

by Júnior Rodrigues, MSc, PMP

We can observe similarities between the profiles of project managers and entrepreneurs due to the "make it happen" attitude of both. But is this comparison relevant? What can it tell us about these two essential roles?

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.

Learning a New Team

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Starting a new job can be difficult, but learning to work with your new team members effectively and quickly is a challenge. If you are a new leader, it can be the most difficult challenge.

You May be Skilled, but Can You Manage Projects?

by Mike Donoghue

It’s easy to over-generalize staff members. Under what conditions might a good department or group manager also make a good project manager? Here are some things to think about when you consider someone's potential.

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.

Project Management for Non-PMs

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

There are a lot of people who work on projects, but usually only a few project managers. How do you help the non-PMs understand project management—and keep them working within the confines of the framework governing the project?

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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