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PMI Talent Management Conference 2017

7 December 2017, 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST (Doors open at 8:30AM EST) | Online

Stay ahead of career requirements and organizational demands at the PMI Talent Management Conference 2017, the only talent management event designed exclusively for PM professionals.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

June 14, 2017 | 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— Here are 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.

Upcoming Webinars

Control Freaks, Queen Bees and Workplace Saboteurs: Preventing, Managing and Eliminating your Project Nightmare

Nov 28, 2017 11:00 AM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

Research shows that more than 70% of workers have been impacted by disrespectful workplace behavior. Disrespect comes in many forms: rudeness, sabotage, gossip, bullying, harassment, ignoring, demeaning, controlling and the list goes on. Regardless of the type, bad behavior poisons the work environment. Its impact is enormous: disengagement; loss of creativity and productivity; and sick leave, benefit and turnover costs. It not only creates dysfunctional workplaces, it can impact your project, clients, reputation and bottom line. Fortunately, there are many proactive, preventative measures that you can take to manage disrespect. With many tools and an action plan, everyone in your workplace can create an effective strategy to prevent, manage and eliminate your workplace nightmare.

On-demand Webinars

The Stoic Project Manager: Bringing Philosophy to Project Management

by Christopher Cook
October 25, 2017 | 60:27 | Views: 1,946 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.83 / 7

Project management is not an exact science as much as we want it to be. People are dynamic. They change hour to hour while projects last months or years. As a leader, project managers have to deal with these dynamic individuals on a daily basis. There is not a science that has come up with an equation to solve the mental mysteries of team members.

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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.

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Coaching Agile Leaders Assessment Guide and Survey

by Dave Cornelius, DMa

As a coach, you must assess both the business climate and the customer’s culture in order to obtain the right insights and ensure the coaching engagement success is optimal. This document includes two types of assessment questions that allow coaches to gather and collect data from leaders at multiple levels in the organization.

Leadership Skills Assessment (French Translation)

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by Stephane Parent

Ce modèle est conçu pour être utilisé conjointement avec le webinaire Develop Leadership - Deliver Leaders! Accédez à chacun des onglets (Vision et valeurs, Direction, Persuasion, Soutien, Développement, Appréciation) et attribuez une valeur de 0 (plus faible) à 5 (plus élevé) aux questions, avant et après un événement de leadership comme un projet. L'onglet Résumé affiche les notes globales pour chaque dimension, ainsi qu'un graphique des résultats. Basé sur le classeur de haute performance de Toastmasters.

Change Readiness Assessment (Japanese Translation)

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Learn From Others

Reversing the Trend of Failed Projects – The Program or Project Manager’s Leadership Role (Japanese Translation)

by Ginger Levin

「Pulse of the Profession」レポートでPMIが実施した調査によれば、「プロジェクトとプログラムに投資された10億米ドルごとに1億900万米ドルを無駄にしている」(PMI、Pulse 2015、p.2)。この1億900万ドルの損失は、過去2年間一定であった多数です。 このウェビナーでは、なぜそんなに多くのお金が浪費され、この傾向を逆転させるのかを判断するための調査について説明します。

Coaching Skills to Become an Effective Strategic Project Manager (Japanese Translation)

by Ana Isabel Jaramillo López, PMP


When Does 'Protecting' Your Team Become a Negative?

by Andy Jordan

One of the key attributes a project manager needs is the ability to protect their team from some of the “noise” around projects and allow members to focus on their work. But can that go too far—especially in the modern project delivery environment that requires project teams to understand more about the reasoning behind their project and why it matters?

The 5 Vital Relationships Every Leader Needs

by Anthony Mersino, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, PSPO

Leaders need to build strong relationships in five key domains. These five relationship domains are not just important to working smarter, they are vital to your success and that of your project, product or initiative. Let's walk through each of these relationships and explore how they relate to leadership effectiveness…

2 Important People Management Skills for Mid-Level Managers

by Vimal Kumar Khanna

As a new mid-level manager, you may find yourself with new leadership conflicts. In this article, the author discusses two people management challenges faced by mid-level managers and suggests techniques to meet those challenges.

How Decisive Are You?

by Andy Jordan

Many different styles of leader can successfully run projects. But one of the most important skills a project manager can possess is the ability to act decisively—and to be right most of the time.

From Manager to Strategic Leader

by Brian Braudis

As managers transition into strategic leadership roles, support systems and training are critical to their future success. Along the way, they must shift their focus in five broad areas, including from specialist to visionary, and from production to outcomes.

Leading with Change

by Kevin Coleman

Much has been written about what the top leadership quality is and how that quality assists individuals and organizations to move in their chosen strategic direction. This PM asserts that it takes far more than one leadership attribute to be successful and adapt to a changing environment.

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