If there is one thing almost guaranteed to make a project manager cringe, it's the idea of having to give a presentation to the executive or board of their organization. What is an executive-level audience looking for from its presentations, and how can you develop and deliver an effective presentation with confidence and credibility?
ProjectManagement.com is excited that its annual (and free) virtual conference and exhibition went so well! With great sessions and more attendees than ever, it was the perfect opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and gain valuable knowledge all from the comfort of your home, office--or home office. If you missed the live event on April 24, you can still catch the presentations on-demand here! The day featured six sessions full of enlightening project management lessons covering important issues in spaces like IT strategy, agile PM, portfolio management, PMOs and Visual PM. And our keynote this year was a marvelous session sure to make you a heroic PM!
Projects are becoming more strategic, why isn’t project leadership? The argument for the CPO is becoming stronger and stronger, so let's consider the case for an executive responsible for project execution.
What does a project manager most need from their executive sponsor to secure the success of their project? And what distinguishes the best executive sponsors from their C-level peers when it comes to achieving project success? How do they do that? More importantly, what is it that they do that makes such a difference?
"We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins."