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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 Talent Management Conference 2016

December 6, 2016 | Online

How do you build a team culture across continents, without ever meeting face-to-face? How do you motivate teams across the Boomer, Millennial and Gen X divides? Get answers to these questions and more at the 2016 PMI Talent Management Conference! Now in its third year, this free virtual event is your source for guidance on talent retention and development, plus things you need to be thinking about when planning your own PM career.

Upcoming Webinars

Use Games to Build Your Agile Project Teams

Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

We all struggle with the concept of uncertainty, but it does not deter us from trying from planning the unplannable. This webinar will focus on developing project teams with the ability to share and collaborate turning ambiguity from a deficit to a vehicle that allows your assignee's to produce added-value deliverables. We start this webinar by describing the current situation in how disjointed teams directly contribute to project failure. The effectiveness of a games model, through use of project-based simulation, is then characterized. The basis of this webinar is then illustrated through a number of situational real-life exercises performed. Lastly, we discuss the expectations of this approach, listing some of the lurking pitfalls of this method.

How a Canadian Project Recognized for Excellence Freezes Challenges for Icy Results

Mar 28, 2018 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
webinar

The Gahcho Kué Project created the largest new diamond mine constructed in the world since 2003. In one of the world’s harshest climates, the project was successfully completed two months ahead of schedule. This project achieved its goals even with several chilling challenges. The Gahcho Kué project was awarded as a 2017 PMI Project of the Year Finalist. Learn about this awarded project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.

On-demand Webinars

The Team Charter

by Benjamin Govindsamy 
December 05, 2017 | 67:02 | Views: 1,631 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.59 / 7

Project Management relies heavily on people to design and deliver services, products and results. So how can a project manager ensure that his/her project won’t suffer from problems linked to people issues?

Why Diversity is the Best Solution for Adding to Success First Time & Every Time

by M. Aslam Mirza, CEngr, MBA, PMP
November 07, 2017 | 64:23 | Views: 1,333 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.22 / 7

Project management makes fast-paced actions to implement projects and programs with high-performing teams that draw strengths from competence, creative innovation, interdependence, and respect. The project management approach success first time and every time with continued improvement requires the teams to have all possible strengths.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Coaching Agile Leaders Assessment Guide and Survey

PREMIUM deliverable
by Dave Cornelius, DMa

As a coach, you must assess both the business climate and the customer’s culture in order to obtain the right insights and ensure the coaching engagement success is optimal. This document includes two types of assessment questions that allow coaches to gather and collect data from leaders at multiple levels in the organization.

The Trust Window

deliverable
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.

Project Manager Skills Matrix

PREMIUM deliverable
by Andy Jordan

Which project manager is the best fit for a new initiative? Who has the most appropriate PM and business skills? Use this sheet to map out skills for each of your PMs in different areas relevant to project execution. When new initiatives need a PM, refer to this matrix to identify PMs with the most appropriate skills.

Ready, Set, Wait! Kick Off Your Team Before You Kick Off Your Project!

PREMIUM presentation
by Dan Furlong, PMP, PMI-ACP, MBA, CSM

If it weren’t for people, projects would be easy! Getting the team to act as one is challenging. This presentation from the PMI Global Congress 2014 in Phoenix will help you all trust each other, stick together and achieve project success.

New PM Onboarding Checklist (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM checklist
by Andy Jordan

このチェックリストを使用して、チームに参加する新しいPMが成功する可能性を最大限に高めるようにします。 これらのアイテムのいくつかは、新しいPM参加の前に完了しますが、開始日を超えて数ヶ月間継続するものもあります。 チェックリストは、関連するさまざまな役割のさまざまな領域に分かれています。

Learn From Others

Talent Management of the Future

by Mike Griffiths

Just as the agile mindset is sometimes paid lip service and poorly implemented, many organizations say they have policies for talent management but also implement them poorly. So, after recognizing why the process is a good one, let’s see how talent management operates for agile teams, and what the future likely holds...

Managing Locally Remote Talent

by Andy Jordan

Project managers increasingly find themselves managing resources who aren’t in the office much—if ever. How do they do that effectively?

Topic Teasers Vol. 104: Linking Holiday Absences with Performance

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: It’s probably too late for this season, but every holiday season my team’s performance levels sink as people are pulled out of service for vacations. In fact, this is an issue throughout the year with innumerable reasons why team members won’t be at work. Yet management still expects us to deliver as planned. Is there any good way to manage these absences so they are less disruptive to the work progress of the team, while honoring the need for our colleagues to take much deserved time off?

A Wake-Up Call to Employers: Champion or Underperformer?

by Andy Jordan

PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® 2017 has some revealing stats in it. This practitioner uses one of them to identify something organizations can do immediately to improve their project delivery capability.

Project Managers: Stand Up and Be Counted

by Tommy Goodwin

As the new year began, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) added “project management specialist” to its Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system. This addition is big news for the project management profession.

Project Management as a Skill and Its Resiliency to Technological Change

by David Campodonico

Like many industries, the field of project management has embraced technology, seeking to improve efficiency and outcomes. But while technology may improve or complement the skill set of project managers, it will never be a substitute for their roles.

A Celebration of Code and Coders

by Al Taylor

IT application development projects can be challenging and stressful. The efforts of the successful team need to be recognized and celebrated. In this article, the author makes the case for greater celebration of application code and the coders who write it.

Celebrate More with Virtual Teams

by Joe Wynne

Virtual teams can benefit from celebrations—perhaps even more than co-located teams. The difficulty is figuring out when and how to celebrate. The best tactics use existing communication technology and utilize many opportunities.

We Have a Problem with Success

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

It’s a very strange thing, but we don’t really like success. We don’t embrace it. We often forget to celebrate it. We very frequently look upon the idea of rejoicing in success as an unproductive and unnecessary frivolity. But it doesn’t have to be this way...

Transitioning a Co-located Scrum Team: Lessons Learned

by Sally Wycislak Bommen

Many companies are outsourcing to India, and the process of creating an agile, distributed team could have many potential pitfalls. Here, lessons learned are shared based on two years of continuous improvement to get a strong, contributing agile scrum team.


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