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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

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

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.

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

What Does It Entail to Manage a Project Team for High Performance?

Aug 8, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The gist of the matter is to manage "Collective Commitment" of an individual member, team, and an organization. This webinar will cover how that happens, managing certain prerequisites while forming a team and inducting a new team member, certain areas of leadership to help the team perform at their best, and certain behaviors to avoid.

Burning Bridges - Costly Mistakes Arising from Unnecessary Errors

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Professionals working in the field of project management are often exposed to stressful situations and frustrations caused by a wide variety of challenges ranging from unrealistic expectations, stakeholder resistance, or constantly changing priorities. The reactions to these challenges depends greatly on the individual, their experience, and capabilities.

On-demand Webinars

Why do projects fail? Murphy’s law?

by Luis Alberto Caceres Villota
July 11, 2017 | 60:18 | Views: 790 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.70 / 7

In this culturally rich webinar, the author proposes a new approach to analyze failure in projects: exploring common behavioral issues that leads to failure in management. At the end of this webinar, the attendee will have a clear picture of how behaviors affects the project results, and will visualize the necessary skills to address them.

Do You Focus Right for Project Monitoring and Control?

July 06, 2017 | 65:17 | Views: 1,215 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.88 / 7

Project implementation is required to reach the desired outcomes in business. You develop a WBS, apply project management systems, particularly EVM and then settle down with project monitoring and control processes to reach the end result - but is that enough?

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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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Leadership Skills Assessment (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stephane Parent

このテンプレートは、ウェブセミナー「リーダーシップの育成 - リーダーの育成」と併せて使用するように設計されています。 リーダーシップ成長イベントの前後に、各タブ(視覚&価値観、方向性、説得力、サポート、開発、鑑賞)に行き、質問に0(最低)から5(最高)の値を割り当てます。 プロジェクト。 [概要]タブには、各ディメンションの総合評価と結果のグラフが表示されます。 Toastmastersの高性能リーダーシップワークブックに基づいています。

Change Readiness Assessment

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Change management requires continuous communication, active sponsorship, stakeholder buy-in and tailored training. Project leaders can use this spreadsheet-based assessment tool to evaluate their organization's change readiness and to provide guidance on better preparing for change initiatives.

Building An Integrated Roadmap

deliverable
by Keith Duncan

By bridging strategy with project and portfolio management, integrated roadmaps help organizations make decisions that align with long-term goals and deliver more significant innovation, from NPD to IT efforts. This five-step guide to building a roadmap covers needs and drivers, products and capabilities, delivery gaps, and resource opportunities.

Learn From Others

Topic Teasers Vol. 99: The Emotional Payroll

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: I’m an agile lead working with a traditional project manager on a hybrid project for an outside customer. Each time we all three meet, the PM brings out so many risk charts—and explains the potential pitfalls and recent statistics in such a negative way and with such an emotional tone and facial grimacing—that the customer is almost panicky when he leaves. Agile is all about embracing the potential for risk, but how can I speak to someone on my peer level about changing his behavior and message so that the customer feels appropriately informed while still confident in the team and our progress when he leaves?

Are You Only as Good as Your Last Project?

by Naomi Caietti

Project management is very competitive today no matter what industry you are in. How do you set yourself apart from the competition? Let's explore different project approaches, continuous improvement for project leadership, trends for new project roles and methods, expert insights and views on how project retrospectives are the new “lessons learned.”

Being Friendly vs. Being a Friend

by Mike Donoghue

While it is possible (and necessary) to be a friendly project manager to your team, being a friend isn't the best idea. But an organization that has good camaraderie within the body of its workforce can increase employee satisfaction. How do we strike a balance? Here we look at building a friendly work environment.

Leading vs. Managing

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Are you a project leader or a project manager? What is the difference, and which role truly makes projects succeed? There is a need for both, but there can be tension and stress when managers and leaders do not agree—and employees often respond differently to different styles of both.

Connecting Project Management and Servant Leadership

by Dr. Lisa Hatherill, DM/IST, MBA, PMP

Is there a connection between the characteristics of servant leadership and of a successful project manager? Are project managers more likely to tend toward servant leadership styles? Is a purpose-driven leader or a people-driven leader part of the key to successful project management?

The Lean Project Manager

by Laurent Kummer

Can we apply lean principles to project management itself? Here the author proposes tips and tricks to introduce lean into our practice, avoiding common waste pitfalls and presenting experiments made in the field to improve the personal productivity of the project manager.

Strategic Influencing for Project Managers (Japanese Translation)

by Colin Gautrey

このウェビナーでは、プロジェクトの成功にステークホルダーを対応させる(そしてそれを維持する)ことが非常に重要であれば、すべてのことを実現するための実践的な方法が示されます。 品質関係に焦点を当てた簡単なフレームワークを使用して、領域をマッピングし、明確な戦略を立て、より効果的に影響を与える方法を学びます。

Influence and Lateral Leadership Across Cultures (Japanese Translation)

by Yadvinder Rana

現代のリーダーやマネージャーは、正式な権限を持たない人々に影響を与えることの重要性をますます認識しています。 権威はあいまいな概念になっているので、現代の指導者は単に他者に何をすべきかを伝えることができません。

Perspective and Perceptions in Lessons Learned

by Andy Jordan

Projects succeed because of the relationships between people and the ability to create an environment where everyone involved is engaged and committed. Lessons learned sessions can be stressful experiences for those involved, but is that a reason to avoid some of the more sensitive aspects?


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