Project Management

What are the best practices for project communication?

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From Lemons to EVMS how to, and how not to, Implement CM

by Peter de Jager
January 16, 2014 | 45:36 | Views: 1,024 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.23 / 5

The presentation will provide you a simple communication template for Change initiatives – similar to SWOT (Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats) for Strategic Planning or SMART Goals when delegating. The objective for the 60 minute presentation is to give you a tool that you can use immediately – just like Lemon Juice.

Intercultural Leadership:Communication in a Multicultural En

by Nicole Watanabe
November 29, 2011 | 74:22 | Views: 249 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.94 / 5

In this discussion, we will explore how our unconscious assumptions about communication impact our effectiveness as leaders and professionals in a global work environment. We will learn how our approach to communication differs from others across the globe, and why it’s important to recognize the gaps. By interacting as a multicultural group, we will build a deeper awareness of our own communication style and what may be missing from our perspective. Facilitator will share from her extensive experience facilitating multicultural groups. Participants are encouraged to share cross-cultural success and failure stories for the benefit of the group’s learning.

What Were They Thinking? What Was I Thinking?

by Catherine Bing
February 27, 2012 | 76:30 | Views: 304 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.96 / 5

Underlying cultural values drive business behavior. So many businesses depend on mission-critical projects, and often these project team leaders utilize resources with a variety of cultural backgrounds. This webinar starts with behaviors you may have experienced in your project teams (such as slow response times, lack of ideas, unwillingness to share problems in a timely manner, distrust, lack of communication) and focuses on possible underlying cultural orientations that drive that kind of behavior. The second portion of the webinar will focus on what project leaders do that may unintentionally discriminate against people who are "differeny" and offers advice on behavior options to be more effective when working in a multi-cultural environment.

Inclusionist Leadership Behavior for PMs - Repeat

by Simma Lieberman
May 23, 2012 | 79:08 | Views: 648 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

This webinar will focus on inclusive behaviours that will help project managers be more effective as leaders of diverse teams. This may include communication styles, culture, work styles, ethnicity, gender, etc. When it comes to managing projects and teams to achieve desired outcomes, philosophy and theories of diversity and inclusion are not enough. We have to define the behaviours that project managers need to practice in order to fully engage each individual, and ensure that the team is in snyc with each other. By knowing how to include other people, uncover and leverage their skills, you can get more done, in less time, with less stress.

The Influence of Culture in Interactions

by Kate Berardo
March 26, 2013 | 75:57 | Views: 182 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.05 / 5

This webinar will look at the role our values, beliefs and work practices play in our interactions at work. We will look at two key cultural differences and explore how they surface in our interactions. We then will move to an ‘if so, then what?’ discussion: if we know these differences exist, what can we do to be most effective. Finally, we will end focusing on the importance of clear communication, and offer tips to minimize miscommunication when working across cultures.

7 Deadliest Communication Sins of Public Sector PMs

by Skip Weisman
February 17, 2012 | 45:32 | Views: 775 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.20 / 5

This webinar will unveil the most damaging communication mistakes public sector project managers make when communicating to influence. Participants will also learn the three primary reasons these communication mistakes occur and the various contexts in which they occur so they can be aware of how their interpersonal communication style can either support or impede progress on projects. Additionally, at the close of the webinar Presenter Skip Weisman will provide three power communication beliefs of “Champion” project leaders and offer additional resources for next steps and continued development.

Switching codes- Improving communication with IDPs

by Resel Melville
February 21, 2014 | 64:11 | Views: 110 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.60 / 5

This webinar is not going to be a lesson in how to speak Caribbean Creole, nor is it going to be a “cheat sheet” of tips and tricks for negotiating with persons from the Caribbean. It will however seek to impress on listeners from ‘both sides’

Emotional Intelligence: Switch the Channel on Communication

by Athens Kolias
March 02, 2012 | 69:17 | Views: 832 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.05 / 5

By attending this event, you’ll learn: • What Emotional Intelligence is and how it overlaps with Project Interpersonal Skills competencies • What Project Communications are, and ways we can improve our message delivery and comprehension • What some Barriers to effective communications are, and how to overcome those barriers by building your Emotional Intelligence skills

Geodesic Leadership & Communication

by David Davis
March 27, 2013 | 45:43 | Views: 220 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.07 / 5

This presentation will focus on the communication aspect of a project manager in a multi-dimensional level and explores the various types of communication being delivered, as well as the audience receiving the information, and tips and tricks for quality communication

Effective communication Skills for Project Management

by Alan Hoffler
February 03, 2012 | 45:25 | Views: 1,404 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.29 / 5

Join us for a humorous and practical look at how using persuasive skills can simplify your communication challenges and increase the response rate, efficiency, and reduce the time required to communicate effectively. Learn a proven method for keeping everyone at the table interested, engaged, and involved. You will leave with several templates to use in email, phone calls, presentations and meetings. These templates are easy to use, reproducible, and applicable to virtually every communications situation

Social Media 101: The new communication business model

by Joseph Beccalori 
May 11, 2012 | 60:57 | Views: 308 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

Defining social media The facts and statistics Its uses and applications Integrating social media into your communications programs Protecting your reputation online through social media The Do’s and Don'ts



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