Delay is the ugly truth on most construction projects, but there are several delay analysis/forensic planning techniques that can be used. This article will provide a brief explanation of each—and when each method is best used.
This webinar presents the most advanced views in ethics and governance. It emphasizes the existence of separated sets of ethical values adjusted to different circumstances, which along with personal interests, allegiances, and opportunity, comprise the ethical cube. Then, the ethical and governance mechanisms are explained by the introduction of two novel concepts, the “Small Sins Allowed” and the “Line of Impunity”.
Social networking is one of the most powerful trends to emerge within the last 10–15 years. It’s evident nearly everywhere in our age of mobile devices and 24/7 connectivity. Project managers can now manage their projects remotely, with larger teams and more stakeholders than before, spread across the globe. Teams can operate with greater transparency and better understanding of their shared objective. These advantages can improve team work that drives project success. The young workforce that is vocal on social media — along with millions of veteran workers who also use social channels — should know about the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the ethical issues related to social networking. They should learn the best ways to deal with ethical issues in order be ethical leaders within their organizations and community. Join us for this webinar to find out how social networking can drive an ethical culture and workforce within organizations. We’ll also give recommendations on using social media to promote ethical leadership and help individuals remain compliant with the PMI ethics code.
A Comparison and Contrast Between CM and PM Key Success Factors, Best Practices, and Causes of Failure
This webinar is Part 2 of two webinars that compare the roles and relationships between contract manager and project manager. Participants will learn and compare the attributes of successful contract teams to project teams. They’ll learn what the key success factors are as well as the leading causes of troubled contracts and how to mitigate those risks. There will be a group discussion of how we can apply these to our PM roles, organizations and projects, and how we can go about it.
This webinar is Part 1 of two webinars that compare the roles and relationships between contract manager and project manager. Learn fundamentals of contract management methodology and discuss key processes and tool. Find out how you can work more effectively with your contract management partners.
This webinar's focus is on providing real solutions for coping and openly identifying the challenges targets face when confronting bullies and the organizations where the bullying is taking place.
This webinar introduces the issue of workplace bullying and its impact on projects and project managers. Bullying can be as harmful in the workplace and on projects as it is in schools and other areas of society. Projects are subsets of workplaces and since project management is, for the most part, an activity that involves working very closely with others, the impact of a bully in a project is potentially lethal to project success.
What is legal project management (LPM)? Where would LPM fit in your current model for managing outside counsel? What are the typical benefits?
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Conflict in the workplace is generally the result of serious disagreement over needs or goals, and can cause severe damage to productivity if not handled immediately. This extensive guide will help you identify, handle and manage conflict before it handles your project.
Need to perform a risk audit on a project? This Risk Review Process and Checklist guides you through an exhaustive review of the effort, including documentation, resourcing, delivery performance to date, financial performance to date, and much more. It's not just a checklist of simple measures, but asks a number of questions that truly speak to the potential for the project to achieve the results that were intended.
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In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the types of contracts, the CM methodology, profession and associations, and the role of the contract manager. Now we’ll review CM’s control tools, best practices, key success factors and the causes of failed contracts. Hopefully, this article and upcoming webinar will provide food for thought on how you can apply one or more of these to your PM role, organization or project.
What can we learn from contract management and apply to our roles, organizations and projects? Welcome to this two-part article where we’ll examine the CM profession and its people, processes, tools and key success factors. Its objective is to give you a basic understanding of the CM profession and their associations, roles, methods and tools, and success factors for managing their contracts to successful outcomes.
Our webinar A Comparison and Contrast Between PM and CM Methodologies, Processes and Roles focused on contract management methodology and how it can be applied to an individual’s role and organization. Participants walked away from the webinar with renewed insight, and here the presenter tackles some of the questions from that session.
Employers are becoming more acutely aware of the human, legal, ethical and financial costs associated with workplace bullying. In order to directly and proactively address this issue, project managers and their organizations need to take action. Learn about sources of information and tools available to assist in this endeavor along with a selection of proactive tips.
Cyber breaches have become all too common--and the negative impact of these events is significant. Are you taking a project management approach to ensure a timely and well-executed response to address the numerous complex issues that accompany a breach?
Following ethics standards and maintaining an ethical workplace culture makes perfect business sense. The author outlines the steps toward establishing corporate ethics and why instilling and maintaining a strong code of ethics in workplace culture is a long-term investment.
Virtual teams have special communication obstacles that are not necessarily solved elegantly by the communication tools available in your project. You must combine multiple applications to create an infrastructure to meet the needs of virtual teams to interact and to complete project deliverables.
This article focuses on project management in Photovoltaics, a sector of the fast evolving renewables industry. The author suggests approaches to setting up an appropriate methodology, explaining the most important differences with other traditional businesses; and, gives tips to project managers who want to get involved in the PV sector, as well as to companies and HR specialists who want to identify the best profiles for a “green” project manager role.
Is any career exempt from project management skills? You don’t have to be a project manager to practice project management; organizations recognizing this will find more benefits than they expected. Does your HR team have the right outlook?
Most small business owners feel they do not have the time, energy, or resources to properly implement project management processes; however, it is exactly because of this lack of resources that entrepreneurs need to implement project management methodologies. The author identifies six key steps that entrepreneurs can take to help identify, analyze, and actively engage their true goals and objectives and achieve success.
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