Project Management

What tools or techniques are available that will best assist me with my Pharmaceutical projects?

Pharma CoP Learn-A-Thon

by James Deiner Kathleen Phelan Faith Karis Aimee Rodrigues Jim Decker Jim Decker Michelle Mohan Laura Brown Edward Jensen
October 07, 2014 | 283:42 | Views: 7,338 | PDUs: 5.00 | Rating: 4.38 / 5

PM in Pharmaceutical Development Programs: Achieving Positive Impact by Applying Project Management Techniques

The Harmonization of DMAIC and the PMBOK® Guide for Pharmaceutical Lean Six Sigma Projects

by Michael Herskovitz

With the increased emphasis within the pharmaceutical industry on business productivity through the integrated application of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and disciplined project management methodologies, this paper offers an expanded definition of the classical Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) project life cycle by incorporating aspects of PMI's PMBOK® Guide methodology and creating a new life cycle, DMAI2C2, that will assist productivity improvement project teams in creating a project roadmap that leverages the best of both the LSS and PMBOK® Guide methodologies.

Pharmaceutical Community of Practice Learn-A-Thon Session 1

by Daniel Fay Skip Weisman
October 02, 2012 | 122:12 | Views: 2,965 | PDUs: 2.00 | Rating: 4.44 / 5

9:00 - 10:00 am: The 5 Master Keys to Effective Performance Conversations: Simple Secrets to Building Trust & Commitment with Every Conversation 10:00 - 11:00 am: Personal Leadership for Project Managers

Pharmaceutical Community of Practice Learn-A-Thon Session 2

by Narendra Shrivastava Ginger Levin
October 02, 2012 | 120:22 | Views: 2,507 | PDUs: 2.00 | Rating: 4.35 / 5

11:30-12:30pm:Project Risk Management—A Practical Approach for Improving Project Success 12:30-1:30pm New Directions and Innovations in Metrics-Based Project Management

Pharmaceutical Community of Practice Learn-A-Thon Session 3

by Andreas Scherer, Vladimir Shnaydman
October 02, 2012 | 192:53 | Views: 1,311 | PDUs: 2.00 | Rating: 4.21 / 5

2PM-3PM Managing Projects at or with CRO’s Successful Outsourcing – two case studies 3PM-4PM Project Portfolio Management Tools and techniques for optimal portfolio planning in drug development

Project Mgmt & PMBOK: Pfizer Pharmatherapuetics Research

by Grace Vandal 
August 11, 2011 | 63:29 | Views: 277 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.04 / 5

The processes and deliverables associated with project management and the Research Project Management (RPM) role within the Pfizer Pharmatherapeutics Research Unit (PTxRU) have been mapped to the PMI PMBOK (4th Ed.) knowledge areas and process group framework in order to understand how current project management practice within the group align with accepted PMI practices and to identify potential gaps. Key project management activities and tools associated with project initiating, planning, executing, monitor and controlling and closing will be discussed. The process and tools and their role in scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communication, procurement and risk management will be described. Areas where the RPM role and responsibilities differs from PMBOK framework are noted

Strategic Initiatives - Key Learnings for the Pharmaceutical Industry

by Gregory Githens
July 21, 2011 | 62:19 | Views: 823 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

This webinar provides some of the “greatest hits” of the key learnings as captured by 2 members of a large pharma/medical products company. You will learn: - What is a strategic initiative and what are the success factors? - How can you sell a vision? - What are some tips for making faster and better decisions? - Why program management is not project management on steroids - How leaders work with ambiguity and conflict



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