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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

14 June 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

Risk, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things—as technology transforms project management, PM professionals are either ahead of the game, or falling behind. Stay current and competitive with the 2017 PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium. Exclusive to PMI members, this free, virtual event delivers a full day of intelligence on innovation and its impact on your PM career. • Gain insight into the tech-driven trends disrupting our industry, without leaving your desk • Network with the PMI global community while developing the skills organizations are looking for today—and tomorrow • Earn 6 PDUs • Get actionable intelligence you will not find anywhere else, tailored specifically for project and program managers Register today— Here are more details on sessions and speakers.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies.

Upcoming Webinars

Developing a (Peer) Coaching Practice Within Your Workplace

Aug 31, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Peer coaching is a confidential process through which two or more professional colleagues work together to reflect on current practices; expand, refine, and build new skills; share ideas; teach one another; or solve problems in the workplace. When used effectively, peer coaching can be a powerful tool for individuals exploring issues and challenges more deeply and it likely to develop stronger ideas, actions, and goals. This webinar will introduce the concept of peer coaching, explore the coaching model, and how to develop a coaching practice within your workplace.

Two types of thinking – one for generating and one for narrowing.

Sep 5, 2017 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get to better ideas faster? If you learn to master just two thinking skills, you can! Many of the PMI supported tools have origins in creativity. As such, these tools are best leveraged when you apply divergent thinking (to generate) or convergent thinking (to narrow). This session will explore the principles of divergent and convergent thinking and provide examples of techniques to maximize their power.

On-demand Webinars

The Final Step to Agility for Your Project

by Joel Neeb
July 27, 2017 | 59:29 | Views: 948 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.82 / 7

In this session, you will learn how to conduct a structured Debrief to assure your team can scale successes and eliminate the failures that may have occurred during the length of the project.

Conflict, Collaboration, and Consciousness

by Jean Richardson
July 26, 2017 | 60:37 | Views: 2,262 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.39 / 7

Agile teams are all about high bandwidth, cross-functional communication. But, we can get really jumpy about conflict. Creative conflict is where the good stuff is in product development and innovation. Come learn about how effective conflict engagement deepens consciousness and what we mean when we talk about consciousness and software development. Jean’s style is dialogic, so expect to interact!

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Lessons Learned Template (Construction)

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by Manavasi Ramesh

From the initiation to the closing stages of a project, different problems arise that may or may not affect project cost and schedule outcomes. We must record these in a specific format that will act as a reference document for future projects. This template is prepared considering the activities involved in construction projects, but it can be modified for different project purposes.

Sample Project Charter/Record

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by Arassen Chocalingum

This deliverable relates both a project charter and a project record form to be used during the initiating phase of a given project. It gives a high-level overview of the project including the budget, scope, resources and roles and responsibilities.

Simple Project Activity Tracker

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by Amol Khairnar

Need help tracking activity status? This template is built for when you have two activities in a phase. You can extend it for multiple activities by adding sheets. You can only perform transactional activities like updating status of an activity, or inserting activity descriptions and dates.

Learn From Others

Overview of Information Security for New and Non-IT Project Managers

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by Rubaiyyaat Aakbar

Information security is all about protection of information and its critical elements (confidentiality, integrity and availability), including the systems and process that use, store and transmit that information. When it comes to information security, what exactly does it mean to us as project managers? This author helps you put the right procedures in place.

Sneak Peek into PMI Global Congress 2015 - North America: Strategic Business Management Skills (Japanese Translation)

by Joanna Newman, Ori Schibi, Muhammad Abu Baker Ilyas, Mohamed Hassan, Paul Williams

PMI®グローバルコングレス2015-北米における戦略的経営管理スキルセッションの中核戦略的ビジネス管理スキルに関するパネルディスカッションに参加し、PMIグローバルコングレスでのこのコンテンツ分野で提示されるいくつかの主要テーマを垣間見ることができます 2015 - 北アメリカ。

Business Requirement Techniques for Delivering Value While Controlling Scope (Japanese Translation)

by Joy Beatty

組織は、新しく改良されたソリューションが利害関係者にとって価値のあるメリットをもたらし、適切な投資収益率をもたらすという前提でプロジェクトを立ち上げます。 ビジネス要件を理解することで、チームが実際にこれらのメリットを確実に実現できるようになります。

Leadership Lessons Learned from PMs

by Steven Darbey

Just getting your feet wet in the project management pool? The most important studying this practitioner has done is of those around him. Learning from others is a vital tool in a prospective PM’s toolkit.

A Journey into Project Management

by Steven Darbey

It all started with an ad in a newspaper, and quickly grew from there. Read how one practitioner realized his dream to become a project manager through an ambitiously planned professional path.

The Value of PM Education

by Cynthia Baker

For students who want to work in the project management field, the answer is simple. Project management education leads students to the point of obtaining an entry-level certification and their career can move on from there.

Lessons Learned as a Junior PM

by Steven Darbey

Managing a project can be a daunting task for a new project manager, so any tips you can get as a beginner can be crucial to your success. This article is aimed at any new PM to help them avoid some of the mistakes this practitioner made throughout his early years.

Biggest Challenges for Beginner Project Managers

by Christopher Cook

You are a new project manager! You have spent years being on the outside—and now you are in those meetings about scheduling and where the project should go next. You start to realize how all these things can go wrong. Life in management isn't as glamorous as it appeared. What could some of the issues you are running up against in your new role be?

The Self-Aware PM

by Naomi Caietti

As project and program managers you have plenty of obstacles in your way — don’t become another one. Have you assessed your emotional intelligence skillset to leverage your strengths and close the gaps? Here are six competencies that can propel your leadership and initiatives forward.


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