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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

Exceller dans la négo avec les parties prenantes

Oct 23, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)

Il s’agit d’une conférence où chacun des participants sera amené à réfléchir à comment il peut apprendre à négocier et à faire face à des objections tout en maintenant la qualité de la relation avec son interlocuteur.

The Stoic Project Manager: Bringing Philosophy to Project Management

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Project management is not an exact science as much as we want it to be. People are dynamic. They change hour to hour while projects last months or years. As a leader, project managers have to deal with these dynamic individuals on a daily basis. There is not a science that has come up with an equation to solve the mental mysteries of team members.

On-demand Webinars

7-Step Blueprint for Meetings That Actually Add Value

by Shawn Stratton
October 17, 2017 | 56:46 | Views: 278 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.72 / 7

Most people don’t know how to run a meeting because they have never been to an effective meeting. During this webinar, high-impact strategies that enable meetings to bring tremendous value will be revealed.

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

by Laszlo Retfalvi
September 27, 2017 | 60:12 | Views: 2,683 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.92 / 7

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.

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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

Leadership Skills Assessment (French Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stephane Parent

Ce modèle est conçu pour être utilisé conjointement avec le webinaire Develop Leadership - Deliver Leaders! Accédez à chacun des onglets (Vision et valeurs, Direction, Persuasion, Soutien, Développement, Appréciation) et attribuez une valeur de 0 (plus faible) à 5 (plus élevé) aux questions, avant et après un événement de leadership comme un projet. L'onglet Résumé affiche les notes globales pour chaque dimension, ainsi qu'un graphique des résultats. Basé sur le classeur de haute performance de Toastmasters.

Change Readiness Assessment (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable


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.

Learn From Others

The 5 Vital Relationships Every Leader Needs

by Anthony Mersino, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, PSPO

Leaders need to build strong relationships in five key domains. These five relationship domains are not just important to working smarter, they are vital to your success and that of your project, product or initiative. Let's walk through each of these relationships and explore how they relate to leadership effectiveness…

2 Important People Management Skills for Mid-Level Managers

by Vimal Kumar Khanna

As a new mid-level manager, you may find yourself with new leadership conflicts. In this article, the author discusses two people management challenges faced by mid-level managers and suggests techniques to meet those challenges.

How Decisive Are You?

by Andy Jordan

Many different styles of leader can successfully run projects. But one of the most important skills a project manager can possess is the ability to act decisively—and to be right most of the time.

From Manager to Strategic Leader

by Brian Braudis

As managers transition into strategic leadership roles, support systems and training are critical to their future success. Along the way, they must shift their focus in five broad areas, including from specialist to visionary, and from production to outcomes.

Leading with Change

by Kevin Coleman

Much has been written about what the top leadership quality is and how that quality assists individuals and organizations to move in their chosen strategic direction. This PM asserts that it takes far more than one leadership attribute to be successful and adapt to a changing environment.

Responding as a Leader to Current Work Culture

by Joe Wynne

Work culture surrounds your project workforce and must be considered when improving your ability as a leader. The tactics shown here allow you to characterize the culture you work in, then adapt your communications and interventions to get the productivity you need to succeed.

Speak the Language of Leadership (Japanese Translation)

by Philip Bristol


Facilitation Skills for Those Tricky Meeting Situations for Project Managers (Japanese Translation)

by Dana Brownlee


Leading a Megaproject? Three Things to Know First (Japanese Translation)

by Casey Freeman


Leadership Is a Choice

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

That leadership takes work isn’t going to go away. And that’s what makes it a choice. It’s not that leaders are born, or that they are made. It’s that they choose to step up and make a difference, and that they persist in the actions and behaviors that result in that difference being possible.

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What leadership advice have you found to be ridiculous, and why?  Eric Simms  Oct 20, 2017 7:24 PM  12 
Sleep Your Way to Project Success  Stacey Love  Oct 20, 2017 11:23 AM  10 
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