Through various interactions with business professionals, this practitioner has learned some valuable lessons during his career as a project manager. These tips can help new PMs—and provide a good reminder to seasoned pros.
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The 3rd annual PMI Talent & Technology Virtual Symposium will equip participants with the skills to address current challenges and the roadmap to guide them through the constant change of the future. Our lineup of speakers will examine the ways in which project professionals have responded to crisis and share lessons to evolve beyond it.
We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.
Join us for PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019! This virtual event will explore the latest trends in business analysis and provide you with the insights, resources, and tools to advance your career and enhance project success.
The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted our work lives. While this too shall pass, the world is certainly not going to reset to pre-pandemic times. Our lives and the way we manage projects will settle into a new normal. Delivering success in the new normal will require proactive, ethical, and inspirational leadership. How do you lead team members who are largely working from home? How will you ensure cohesion and collaboration? How do you appreciate and inspire your team? This extremely engaging session presents seven practical, proven strategies for leadership success. You'll also get the chance to share your own winning moves with other attendees. Join us to learn, share, network and succeed!
Cette formation se veut une aide de la théorie à la pratique visant à vous outiller comme gestionnaire de projet pour vous permettre d’utiliser la puissance de votre savoir-être. Ceci afin de passer de : Boss à Leader. Cette formation est en lien direct avec le chapitre 3 du PMBOK 6ed soit : Le rôle du chef de projet.
Leading change is an essential leadership capability, especially during these unprecedented times. Your leaders play a critical role in dealing with this crisis across your organization and within its teams. Leading through change is not easy under regular business circumstances, let alone during a crisis. As change experts we know that living in a VUCA world, characterized by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, is the backdrop for what motivates strategic change and the need for leadership agility.
As a project manager and coach, I’ve seen first-hand how our ability or inability to follow through on our plans impacts our short and long-term results. This webinar moves beyond basic time management techniques and takes a deep dive into how you can manage your mind to improve your ability to follow through on your plans. I’ll illustrate how to use a straightforward 3-step process each week in order to continually improve your results without increasing your stress. You’ll learn how to follow through on your planned actions even when you don’t feel like it. In addition, you’ll know the specific questions to ask yourself to reduce procrastination and distraction without resorting to self-criticism or self-judgement. I’ll also cover how to handle external interruptions in an intentional and mindful way. When you use these tools and techniques, your self-trust and confidence will grow. You’ll know that you will follow through and get things done when you say you will. And when you teach these techniques to your team, your projects will reap the benefits
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Introduction to Strengths-Based Project Management - Seeing the Strengths of Others (Part 2): Supporting Materials Package
This zip file contains two PDFs in support of the webinar Introduction to Strengths-Based Project Management - Finding Your Strengths (Part 2). It includes a classification of character strengths and virtues; and a PDF of slides with a section to take notes during the presentation.
Introduction to Strengths-Based Project Management - Finding Your Strengths (Part 1): Supporting Materials Package
This zip file contains three PDFs in support of the webinar Introduction to Strengths-Based Project Management - Finding Your Strengths (Part 1). It includes a character strengths checklist; a classification of character strengths and virtues; and a PDF of slides with a section to take notes during the presentation.
The project kickoff is one of the most critical activities on the project. This worksheet is intended to assist the project manager in preparing for the kickoff so that the meeting is as effective and efficient as possible.
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Integrating and adapting into one company culture can seem immense. The changes are sure to be constant, but with these changes comes new opportunities allowing us to add value to our new organization. These three tips can help.
Reaching our PM potential in uncertain times requires one to recognize their untapped potential, especially that which rests beyond the traditional operational perspectives of project management. So what are we waiting for?
Leading with Humanity: Project Manager as Project Leader in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Disruptionby
What skills will be most necessary for project managers to thrive in a world that is being transformed by automation and artificial intelligence? Project managers must employ power skills, such as empathy, effective communication and emotional intelligence, in addition to technical knowledge, to become project leaders and turn ideas into reality.
In The Project Economy, technology drives a lot of the disruption—and progress. You need to be able to overcome the various barriers that are preventing you from being more prepared for the project-driven economy of the future. How ready are you to embrace technology disruption?
While a project manager is the multi-faceted leader of the team, there are aspects of the position that make it a necessity for each project member to have similar abilities and knowledge.
The growing Project Economy will lead to certain expectations of project teams—and there are things you can do to make sure your team lives up to them. Here are two tactics to use during a project to increase chances of success.
If you were asked to describe your role in a single statement, what would you say? It’s time to reimagine the contribution you make to your organization. And you may be surprised where that takes you.
One of the biggest challenges for new project managers is having to manage multiple initiatives at the same time. To succeed with all these additional challenges requires a logical approach by the PM, and the support of the organization.
Your small but important project is chugging along when out of nowhere, a global event interferes with your workflow. What do you do? Here are five tactics you can use.
You need to treat your team members with care and thoughtfulness. Viewing them as a “people resource” in a project chart is misleading; the talent tripod can help.
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