Agile

The Roles of an Agile COE

by Bart Gerardi

Organizations are creating Centers of Excellence to facilitate agile adoption without hiring armies of consultants and risking teams losing touch with each other. The goal is to speed transformation and scaling efforts, while keeping agile principles in mind. Here’s a look at how they do it, from coaching and supporting to learning and observing.

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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…

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Agile

Using Agile on Infrastructure Projects

by Kevin Aguanno, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, FAPM

People know that agile works on software development projects but struggle to understand how it can be used in other environments. Agile can be used on infrastructure projects...one just needs to understand how.

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Agile in the Portfolio

by Andy Jordan

By encouraging agile thinking within portfolio management, organizations can improve benefits delivery and collaboration among teams and functions. Here are some examples of where and how agile principles and techniques can be applied to portfolio management efforts.


Risk Management in Agile Projects

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Agile projects have dynamic and uncertain environments. It becomes an arduous task for the agile PM to identify and manage risks. How can risks be effectively identified and mitigated?


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…


The Roles of an Agile COE

by Bart Gerardi

Organizations are creating Centers of Excellence to facilitate agile adoption without hiring armies of consultants and risking teams losing touch with each other. The goal is to speed transformation and scaling efforts, while keeping agile principles in mind. Here’s a look at how they do it, from coaching and supporting to learning and observing.



Using Agile on Infrastructure Projects

by Kevin Aguanno, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, FAPM

People know that agile works on software development projects but struggle to understand how it can be used in other environments. Agile can be used on infrastructure projects...one just needs to understand how.


Getting the Most from Lessons Learned

by Phil Doyle

Exploiting lessons learned is crucial for organizations to continually improve; without them, they are doomed to repeat mistakes of the past. In this article, the author outlines five critical factors in applying lessons learned effectively. He then outlines a suggested six-stage process for conducting lessons learned on your project.


PMOs: Two-Way Traffic or Divided Highway?

by Andy Jordan

PMOs are a conduit for project communication between leadership and project teams. If a PMO is involved in some form of direct project oversight, there will inevitably be two forms of communication the PMO has to get involved in. What’s the best way to manage that communication?


How to Inspire Change Capability

by Brian Hampton
October 04, 2017 | 59:02 | Views: 1,301 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.30 / 7

During this webinar, we discuss the potential benefits of advancing change management maturity and start a conversation about how to inspire change capability where employees and leaders expect and thrive on transformative opportunities.


Demystifying PMBOK® Guide Math - Part 2

by John Tracy
September 28, 2017 | 58:01 | Views: 1,232 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 6.22 / 7

This webinar is Part II of a two-part series that is aimed at breaking down the computational content of the PMBOK® Guide and making it more understandable, as well as applicable to the real world.


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

by Laszlo Retfalvi
September 27, 2017 | 60:12 | Views: 2,504 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.91 / 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.


Demystifying PMBOK® Guide Math - Part 1

by John Tracy
September 21, 2017 | 63:15 | Views: 1,792 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 6.14 / 7

This webinar is Part I of a two-part series that is aimed at breaking down the computational content of the PMBOK® Guide and making it more understandable, as well as applicable to the real world.



Business Analysis and Design Thinking Different Ways to the Same Goal

by Michael Boyle , Rudolf Greger
September 12, 2017 | 59:32 | Views: 3,093 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.85 / 7

Did you know that Business Analysts and Design Thinkers perform similar activities, but their approach might be completely different? In this webinar, we focus on a number of activities to be found with a BA remit and highlight what exercises a Design Thinker might undertake.



La grande valeur de l'outil de gestion des parties prenantes, la matrice pouvoir et intérêt

by Julien Marais
September 12, 2017 | 53:37 | Views: 385 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.78 / 7

Un des éléments primordiaux pour la réussite des projets est la gestion des parties prenantes. Comprendre les jeux politiques de l’entreprise et l’impact qu’une seule personne peut avoir sur le résultat d’un projet est une nécessité pour tous les gestionnaires de projets. À travers la présentation, vous comprendrez pourquoi l’analyse des parties prenantes est nécessaire et les outils pour la faire.


Checklist for Developing and Financing Power Projects

PREMIUM checklist
by Dan Potash

When developing and financing a power project, use this checklist/outline as a basis for your procedures, progress and risk. Have you developed procedures for all of these items? Have considerations for all of them been made and documented? Have appropriate parties been assigned to their respective specialties?


Risk Management Package

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This Excel template is for project managers approaching risk management for the first time. It shares steps and examples to achieve a simple but effective risk management plan, probability and impact assessment table/matrix, rating assessment table and risk register.


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.


High-Level Planning and Cost Estimation Worksheet

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by Eduard Hernandez

This sample Excel worksheet includes a Gantt chart with resource estimation (man hour, machine hour) and cost estimation. It provides a quick way to calculate project budget and project selling price.



Benefits Realization Planning Template (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Andy Jordan

このテンプレートは、ビジネスケースのコミットメントを特定のトラッキングアクティビティおよび指標に結びつけることを目指しています。すべてのプロジェクトが客観的な措置を講ずるわけではありませんが、すべてのイニシアチブのためのそのような形の利益実現を無視することは許されません。この計画は、ビジネスケースと同時に完了されるべきであり、ここで特定された測定された総利益とビジネスケースで行われたコミットメントとが一致する必要があります。


Change Readiness Assessment (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by ProjectsatWork.com

変更管理には、継続的なコミュニケーション、アクティブなスポンサーシップ、ステークホルダーバイイン、および調整済みのトレーニングが必要です。プロジェクトリーダーは、このスプレッドシートベースの評価ツールを使用して、組織の変更準備状況を評価し、変更イニシアチブをよりよく準備するためのガイダンスを提供することができます。


Lessons Learned Form

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by Teresa Sabino

The main objective of a lessons learned session is identifying how to sustain strengths and improve weaknesses on future projects. Customize this template to include only lesson categories applicable to your project. Distribute the customized template to participants of the lessons learned session at least one week prior to the date of the discussion to provide their feedback, then compile them all into a master copy. Use in conjunction with the other templates in the Lessons Learned Package.


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