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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

Outstanding Project Managers Have Mastered Key Skills and So Can You!

Sep 27, 2017 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The best Project Managers are outstanding leaders. They motivate, bring people together, and accomplish great things. They lead with accountability, are risk aware, and have courage to act. They get the best and most exciting assignments. They are the ones that succeed.

How to Inspire Change Capability - RESCHEDULED

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

During this webinar, we discuss the potential benefits of advancing change management maturity and start a conversation about how to inspire change capability where employees and leaders expect and thrive on transformative opportunities.

On-demand Webinars

Developing a (Peer) Coaching Practice Within Your Workplace

by Michael Perdunn
August 31, 2017 | 59:36 | Views: 1,163 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.63 / 7

Peer coaching is a confidential process through which two or more professional colleagues work together to reflect on current practices; expand, refine, and build new skills; share ideas; teach one another; or solve problems in the workplace. When used effectively, peer coaching can be a powerful tool for individuals exploring issues and challenges more deeply and it likely to develop stronger ideas, actions, and goals. This webinar will introduce the concept of peer coaching, explore the coaching model, and how to develop a coaching practice within your workplace.

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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

The Trust Window

by William Davis

How can a team know if dysfunction affects it? And if it does affect it, how can a team reduce or minimize this dysfunction? One way to assess the level of trust within a team is to use the Trust Window—a simple, visual way for teams to gauge their level of trust along two dimensions: sense of safety and confidence in others. Use this template with the accompanying article.

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


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.

Learn From Others

Beyond Charisma: Practical Leadership Skills for PMs

by Bruce Harpham

An effective leader can inspire people, marshal resources and achieve difficult goals. But before you can put effort into growing your leadership skills, you need to understand yourself—and then develop your people skills.

Project Manager Accountability

by Andy Jordan

Project management is changing. Is it also time to change what a PM is accountable for and where that accountability lies?

Lessons Learned and Cognitive Biases

by Antonio Uncal

Judgments about past events are modeled by our egos, beliefs, prejudices and expectations. This is known as cognitive bias. Therefore, since lessons learned sessions review past events, it’s important to be aware of bias risk. Here are some cognitive biases you can find during a lessons learned session.

Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: Leading During Times of Uncertainty

by Jayne Booth, PMP

Project managers with high emotional intelligence, or EQ, are more likely to succeed while building great teams. Using the leadership style most appropriate for the situation is putting EQ in action. Three leadership styles are discussed: the intentional leader, the attentive leader and the iron leader, each emphasizing different aspects of EQ.

Leadership from Within

by Andy Jordan

In today’s project delivery environment, team members need to demonstrate leadership skills and capability. But what does that look like, and how does it happen?

Quit Putting Your Project Managers in a Box

by Cory Adcock, PMP

If a project manager can make or break a project, then a PMO can make or break a project manager. To get the most out of our project managers, this PM urges leaders to think differently about project management methodologies by considering the following...

Lessons Learned and the Storyteller

by Antonio Uncal

Facts and figures help us detect findings. But let’s imagine that a lessons learned session—rather than starting with guidelines—begins with a fluid narrative (a story) presented by the facilitator (the storyteller). What kind of impact can this have?

Becoming a Great Leader

by Michael Wood

What differentiates a great leader from those who are basically administrative caretakers of an organization? The true test of a person’s leadership ability shines through during an organization's tough times.

Effectively Leading Diverse Teams

by Baish Nair

Having a diverse team should be an asset. Leadership has to channel energy from different forms to facilitate a coming together of different ideas, cultures, thought processes and aspirations in a well-orchestrated, seamless collaboration.

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