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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 Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies.

Upcoming Webinars

Creative Project Management

Nov 14, 2018 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
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What is different between a left brained project manager, and a right brained project manager? Is there a difference? Does it matter?

On-demand Webinars

June 2018 Book Club Q&A Closing Webinar - Practitioner's Guide to Program Management

by Tolitha Lewis, Irene Didinsky
August 10, 2018 | 61:34 | Views: 1,946 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.26 / 5

Programs serve as a crucial link between strategy and the execution of business results and organizations implement them to achieve strategic goals. Although the practice of program management has evolved in lockstep with the project management profession, the root causes of program failure remain. In this step-by-step guide, Irene Didinsky offers a standardized approach to program management, closing the knowledge gaps and variations that currently exist across organizations and industries.

Common Pitfalls in Project Management That Technology Has Not Answered

by Al Chen
July 31, 2018 | 59:36 | Views: 4,586 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.87 / 5

Project management has evolved over the last 20 years. The tools project managers have allow for real-time collaboration and communication, but what are the common pitfalls that are still present today from 20 years ago? Despite new technology, issues relating to people and processes will always be present. How can project managers account for these issues given the tools they have at their disposal?

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Project Roles and Responsibilities Template

PREMIUM deliverable
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.

Meeting Template Package

PREMIUM deliverable
by Elok Robert Tee

This package contains templates and a checklist that can be used for project management meetings: an Attendance List, Assigned Task List, Status List, AOB (Any Other Business) Items for Chairperson (Out of Agenda), Documents Circulated or Received List, and a Meeting Checklist. You can assign attendees to take charge of each form.

Communication Management Plan

PREMIUM deliverable
by Danilo Uvalin

Effective communication is a prerequisite for the successful management of a project. The communication management plan serves as a guide and creates a framework for communication throughout the life cycle of the project. This plan should guide the project manager and the project team in planning, managing and controlling communication based on stakeholder information needs.

Project Charter and Outline Presentation

PREMIUM presentation
by Rebecca Houghton

The project charter is used to set expectations around a project at kickoff. Use this presentation template for kick-off meetings to ensure that all of your stakeholders and sponsors are in agreement on the key project principles. This also gives you an opportunity as the PM to set expectations that if things in this charter are changed after initial agreement, then the project scope, timelines and resources may also need to change.

Learn From Others

Overview of Information Security for New and Non-IT Project Managers

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by Rubaiyyaat Aakbar

Information security is all about protection of information and its critical elements (confidentiality, integrity and availability), including the systems and process that use, store and transmit that information. When it comes to information security, what exactly does it mean to us as project managers? This author helps you put the right procedures in place.

The Reluctant Team Member

by Andy Jordan

Not everyone welcomes the opportunity to work on a project, but a project manager can’t afford to carry a disruptive influence. How do you turn reluctance into engagement?

Hybrid PM: The Organic Option

by Michael Wood

It's important to have a common language in project management. The rub comes when we get so preoccupied with labeling that our focus gets misdirected—we begin to concentrate on form rather than function.

Hybrid Is Not the New Agile!

by Andy Jordan

Project management sure loves its trends. Recently, hybrid has become the hot new fad promising to change everything. Seems like we’ve heard that before…

The Project Manager as Translator

by Andy Jordan

One of the most important roles a project manager plays is to act as translator between different project areas. Here’s how to become multilingual.

Why Conflict Can Be a Good Thing

by Andy Jordan

New project managers are rarely comfortable with conflict on their teams. But managed effectively, conflict can be healthy.

The PM of Tomorrow: Everything Old Is New Again

by Bruce Garrod

In environments where individuals and teams are recognized to be only as good as their most recent performance, the focus seems ever more about “get it done…and get on to the next one.” But if we don’t remember the mistakes of the past, are we doomed to repeat them?

What They Don't Tell You in Training...

by Andy Jordan

Ask any project manager about the training they got on PM skills, and chances are they’ll tell you it left a lot to be desired. That’s not because the training was bad, just that it doesn’t always work that way in the real world.

Understanding Popular PM Methodologies and Frameworks

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Multiple project management methodologies and frameworks have been followed, with newer ones—some facing resistance depending on the degree of cultural challenges—being adopted by organizations. This article will look at some of today’s key PM methodologies and frameworks.

Begin With the Endgame

by Christopher Cook

Endgames help to clear a path for specific outcomes—learning the micro to understand the macro. Projects are all about the finished product or service. How you get there starts with your determination of the endgame.

Is Project Management Right for You? (Korean Translation)

by Michael Wood

PM이 당신의 피 속에 있다고 가정한다면, 당신은 여전히 당신의 틈새 시장을 조각하기가 어렵다는 것을 알게 될 것입니다. 당신은 프로젝트 매니저 extraordinaire, 프로젝트 포트폴리오 매니저, 프로젝트 분석가, 프로젝트 관리자 또는 PMO가되기를 원하십니까? 이렇게 많은 선택권 ... 그러나 시작하는 곳?

North America Congress Highlights – Key Take-Aways and Lessons Learned in Strategic Business Management Skills (Korean Translation)

by Joanna Newman, Ori Schibi, Muhammad Abu Baker Ilyas, Cheryl Lee, Paul Williams

우리와 함께 PMI Global Congress 2015 -North America의 발표자들과 대화를 계속하십시오. 이 웹 세미나에서는 Best Practice, 주요 테이크 아웃 및 Strategic Business Management Skills 세션에서 배운 교훈을 살펴 봅니다. 이 기회를 놓치지 마시고 PMI 세계 총회 2015 -North America에서 발표자 하이라이트와 가르 칠 수있는 순간을 사실상 발표자를 만나보고 엿볼 수 있습니다.

Making Better Project Decisions More Often (Korean Translation)

by Eric Wright

활발한 대화 형 워크샵에서 참석자는 의사 결정 및 계획 수립에서 사용하는 주요 정신적, 정서적 편견에 대한 올바른 이해를 개발하고 프로젝트 결정에 대한 이러한 편향의 영향을 완화 할 수있는 방법을 설명 할 수 있습니다. 더 나은 프로젝트 결정을 할 수 있습니다.

The Digital Age: What Challenges Await New PMs?

by Jiju (Jay) Nair, PMP

Project managers who understand, acknowledge and live the ground realities of modern-day business are well poised for taking organizations through successful project executions.

5 Words That Strike Fear

by Andy Jordan

It doesn’t matter how experienced you are as a project manager—there is one question you never want to be asked. As a newer PM, you just don’t realize how scary that question is…

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