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PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018

June 13, 2018 | Online

The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018 is the fusion of two prior events, the Internet Systems & Technologies Symposium, and the Talent Management Conference. The new event focuses on the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management discipline and careers. Participants will better understand how emerging technologies affect their career and skills progression, as well as the evolving needs of hiring managers as they seek out top project management talent.

PMI Talent Management Conference 2017

December 7, 2017 | 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.

Upcoming Webinars

Conflict Resolution

Jan 8, 2019 10:00 AM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

How much time do we waste thinking about, avoiding or worrying about conflict and what does that do to your work environment? Conflict does not generally go away unless you actively manage it. The conversations are not always easy, but getting a resolution feels good, especially if you both walk away satisfied. In the webinar, we will explore how to have productive conversations and provide you with a framework where you can be successful in winning a resolution. Attendees will be better equipped to manage conflict in a structured way, apply principled negotiations effectively to focus on winning a resolution and learn to identify their preferred style/s in influencing others and managing conflict and the additional strategies that they need to use to successfully resolve the conflict situation.

Flip the Switch - Shifting to Innovation Centered Project Management

Jan 15, 2019 1:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

Project managers face two competing imperatives, 1) to be as fast and efficient as possible, and 2) to improve what you do and how you do it. The first one is about being on budget, on time and on target. The second one is about doing that better than you did it last time, perhaps radically better. In other words innovating the products you develop and the processes you use to do that. In this webinar you will learn a simple intuitive framework—a mindset—for thinking about your work, that enables that innovation. A switch that will make you and your team more adaptive, resilient and resourceful, as you enhance rather than compromise your efficiency.

On-demand Webinars

Big Data and project management, there is a point

by Jimmy Godard
November 14, 2018 | 61:08 | Views: 2,704 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.45 / 5

Big Data is a game changer. From employees’ generated data to machine generated data, organizations have to deal with new streams of data that come their way. Interested in leading the change? Join this presentation to understand the role of big data program/project managers, the required skills, what the team structure looks like, how to define the program direction, and milestones.

Bridging Communication Gaps in Virtual Teams

by Donovan Hardenbrook
November 13, 2018 | 55:21 | Views: 2,283 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

Utilizing the concepts of lean new product development (NPD) to improve virtual team communications can lead to increased innovation throughput and quality.

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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

Project Kickoff Worksheet

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by Andy Jordan

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.

Project Roles and Responsibilities Template

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by Kristine Villalon

This template provides a solid basis to help project managers define project roles and responsibilities. It can be easily tailored and aligned for projects of all sizes.

Assess Value of Going Agile (Korean Translation)

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by ProjectsatWork.com

애자일 변환은 어디에서 조직의 가치를 극대화 할 것입니까? 비즈니스 환경이 급속히 변하는 지역이나 고객 또는 이해 관계자가 서비스 또는 제품의 지속적인 개선을 기대하는 지역 일 것입니다. 민첩한 접근 방식으로 가장 이익을 얻을 수있는 영역을보다 효과적으로 파악할 수있는 유용한 방법을 제시합니다.

Learn From Others

Managing Organizational Change

by Stephanie Jaeger

Having managed multiple organizational change projects in several companies, this practitioner has experienced first-hand how change affects the individual employee—and how it can disrupt operations if not handled well. Here she summarizes lessons learned from successful and unsuccessful change projects so that others can benefit.

Mixing Up Group Planning Sessions

by Mark Steward

Do you have alphas, extroverts or senior managers who tend to dominate planning sessions? Try this simple group rotation technique to allow others to make a greater contribution.

Introduction to Strengths-Based PM: Social Intelligence for Project Management

by Ruth Pearce

To engage others, we need to understand them, what motivates them, what gives them a sense of purpose. That understanding, and appreciation of others, is often referred to as social intelligence. This combination of social awareness and social facility is what helps us to connect with others and to engage them on their terms.

Performing Under Pressure

by Mudassir Iqbal

No one performs their best under pressure. There are situations that bring the best out in you, but that’s completely dependent on your surroundings and the methodology you follow. Here are some tips to stay cool under pressure.

Superheroes, Emotions and Project Management

by Ashutosh Sawant

Emotions can be a driving force or a destructive force. Here, the author looks at how emotions can effect your project and your team—all through the lens of superheroes and the colors of the rainbow!

Task Oversight: Finding the Right Balance

by Andy Jordan

One of the areas most likely to cause problems on projects is the monitoring and tracking of work. As a new project manager, how do you know how much is too much when it comes to task management?

Agility in Project Management

by Susan Irwin, PhD, MBA, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMP, PfMP

Project managers need leadership skills—specifically emotional intelligence (EI)—to augment technical expertise. But agile thinking, leadership and EI skills are just one facet of project success. Businesses need to invest in project management processes that are agile to respond to the changing needs of the organization.

Are You an Escalator or a Diffuser?

by Christopher Cook

Escalators create chaos and turnover. Diffusers are the leaders people go to in times of need when they require help with problems. So how does one become better at defusing rather than escalating?

Influencia en la Dirección de Proyectos

by Jorge Paz

La dirección de proyectos requiere que trabajemos con personas, por lo que un factor muy importante en el éxito del proyecto es que podamos influenciar en ellos y liderarlos, ahora bien, ¿qué es la influencia y qué relación tiene con el liderazgo?

Navigating Disruptive Times: Next Practices

by Velimir Tasic

Industry edges have blurred, and novel technologies are rapidly emerging. With numerous solutions to choose from, it’s extremely hard to systematically utilize innovative technologies. In this article, the writer shares some tips to help you navigate through disruptive times with a “next practices” approach.


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