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PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2017

13 September 2017 - 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
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What Does Agile Mean for Your Organization? Find Out at This Free Virtual Event—and Sharpen Your Agile Edge. With sudden market shifts and new priorities by the minute, agile transformation is an organizational imperative. You need to understand what agility means for your organization—and how to help lead it through change.

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

How to Inspire Change Capability

Aug 2, 2017 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

As organizations experience on-going market pressures and workplace disruptions, determining how to lead change management is often challenging. In order for organizations to manage change in a sustainable way, a more strategic approach should be considered. Topics will include global macro trends organizations are facing today.

On-demand Webinars

Building Options at Project Front-End Strategizing: The Power of Capital Design for Evolvability

by Nuno Gil
May 25, 2017 | 59:10 | Views: 2,168 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.38 / 7

How do project teams overcome differences to adopt a design plan that strikes a balance between short-term affordability and long-term adaptability? Hear how a formal framework for design flexibility on the front end encourages greater communication among project team members, helps avoid risks and reduce costs, and improves efficiency. While the uncertainties of the future will always be present, capital project teams can manage potential change more effectively by adopting these principals and designing for evolvability.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Work Stream Tracking Template

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by Stephane Parent

Large projects often require tracking by work streams. Work streams are the progressive completion of tasks by a specific group or project team. For example, the work streams for a manufacturing facility may include engineering, drafting, procurement, fabrication, quality control and shipping.

Stakeholder Analysis: Power/Interest Matrix

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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.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Template

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by Elok Robert Tee

We often encounter work that may not be properly documented. This practitioner designed this template for his clients to define their business or operating processes (when those are contentious). This template may be used for projects that create an SOP document as a deliverable.

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS): An Introduction

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by Khaled Istanbouli

Occupational health and safety (OHS)—also commonly referred to as occupational safety and health (OSH), occupational health or workplace health and safety (WHS)—is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. This presentation provides a primer on important introductory points.

Learn From Others

The History of OPM3

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by John Schlichter

In 1998 a project was chartered to develop an international standard for industry and government strictly through the grassroots efforts of unpaid volunteers. Their journey led to the development of the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3), and this is their story.

Advanced Project Management Pitfalls: Purpose, Not Process

by Sean Gwaltney

Our bias toward comfortable processes hides the root cause of failure. One of the root causes on experienced teams? The misalignment of purpose and process. Here, the author provides an easy-to-implement, purpose-driven organizational methodology that helps eliminate this risk.

Future Trends in Organizational Structure

by Deepali Uppal

Is the organizational structure moving back to flat? Will the new structure for large organizations be a blend of hierarchy and wirearchy models? This article will discuss how the matrix structure has hit malaise, and share a potential structure of the future.

Project Management’s Role in Strategic Implementation

by Abeni James

Organizations have long acknowledged the role that strategic planning plays in future success. Here we discuss the role project management can play in strategic implementation, as well as the function of the PMO—particularly the enterprise-wide PMO within this context of strategic implementation, using project management to drive the process.

The Impact of Continuous Organizational Development on PMs

by Kevin Coleman

The continuously changing nature of the business world has resulted in increased pressure on organizations to continuously develop. Previously, our approach to the changing nature of business has been initiative driven—a series of starts and stops. That is rapidly becoming an outdated model.

The Organizational Importance of Occupational Health and Safety

by Khaled Istanbouli

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. It's not just about being socially responsible—it also makes good business sense. You should regard it as just as important as the achievement of any other key business objective.

Is That Meeting Really Necessary? (Japanese Translation)

by Andy Jordan

プロジェクトマネージャーは、幅広いタスクを実行し、多くの会議に出席する必要がある役割を担います。 それはいつ過度のものになるのですか?それについて何ができますか?

Topic Teasers Vol. 89: Chasing the Shifting Target (Japanese Translation)

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

質問:私は、私のプロジェクトと3人の同僚のプロジェクトマネージャーのプロジェクトが、同社の戦略目標をどのように満たしているかを文書化し始めました。それは今私が仕事中に行っていることの一部ではないので、私はその用語を理解することは認めても困惑していますが、経営陣が期待していることをどのように準備するかについては考えていません。正直言って、それは少しあいまいだと思うし、私は事実と数字を扱うことを好む。何をすればよいでしょうか? A.戦略目標は、組織が順調に進んでいることをステークホルダーに確信させるために作成されたマーケティングマジックです。彼らはプロジェクトマネージャーやプロジェクトチームにとって重要ではありません。割り当てられていれば、彼らのケアとメンテナンスをすばやく拒否すべきです。そうでなければ、会社の報告書が見栄えが悪いと、あなたは非難されるでしょう。 B.多くのプロジェクトマネージャーは戦略目標を持つ会社に精通していますが、割り当てられたプロジェクトのために何があるかを知ることができる幸運な人も少なくありません。私たちの大部分の能力と能力を備えています。 C.営業チームだけが、上位管理のための戦略的客観的レポートを作成するために必要な番号にアクセスできます。営業担当者は、売上数を操作して見栄えを良くすることができるため、営業担当者はスタッフにデータの取得とレポートの作成を依頼する必要があります。 D.戦略的な目標がうまくいくとはいえ、重要なのは、プロジェクトチームがプロジェクトチャーターで構築または作成するように求められる成果物を作成していることです。あなたがそれらを選ぶことに関与していないので、あなたの焦点になるはずのプロジェクト作業から時間がかかるので、組織全体でそれらを追跡するように公正に頼むことはできません。

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.


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