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Come hear about details and time table for publication of our community's Best Practices and Guidelines for CPM Scheduling for Construction book, and get a sneak peek into the contents of this comprehensive and detailed volume. Six years of effort have been invested from several hundred Planners and Schedulers to produce this book, by contributing their contributing expertise and insight into how to plan, develop, review, maintain, update, analyze, and report schedules for construction projects
You may have heard that “90% of a project manager’s work is communication.” But, have you heard why communication is so important and what is good project management communication? In this webinar, the presenter explains why communication is no longer just the transfer of information and giving directives to project teams. Modern communication theory is based upon creating shared understanding – “the coordinated management of meaning.” The presenter gives practical tools and methods for creating understanding among your project team and stakeholders. With understanding comes better project task execution and more support from project sponsors, customers, and stakeholders.
This webinar focuses on utilizing requirements management effectively in improving organizational project success rates. It covers effective implementation of requirements management processes in any industry, in the government or the private sector.
Managers who are more knowledgeable and experienced in risk management methodology are highly valued and more marketable in the workforce. By obtaining the PMI-RMP® (Risk Management Professional) certification, an individual will stand out as one of those prized project managers. This presentation will discuss the necessity for good risk management skills, the benefits of the PMI-RMP® certification, and some tips and tricks on how to obtain the certification.
“Earned Value” (EV) has been around since the 1960’s as an effective Method for monitoring and managing project performance during implementation, and because of its ability to assess Time, Cost and Quality in an integrated manner, EV is undoubtedly significantly superior to antecedent approaches. EVM adoption and utilization was slow at first but following endorsement by the international Project Management Institute (PMI) as a “Best Practice” and inclusion in PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge “PMBOK,” demands to use EVM have escalated dramatically in recent years. Nevertheless many project managers and their stakeholders are still not using the Earned Value Method (EVM), and are reluctant to adopt it; or if using it are failing to obtain full benefit from EV analysis. Ken will explain the use of EVM in the Project performance Index (PPI) and in use of the TriColor Traffic Light System
As leaders and Agile project managers, what is our value proposition? In this practical webinar, Pat Reed will help us to deepen our understanding of how Agile addresses the Iron Triangle of scope, schedule and budget and challenges us to think in new ways about how we might optimize the creation and flow of value for our projects and organizations. Pat will introduce us to some new concepts and tools for value engineering.
Agile teams are asked to be agile, flexible, and adaptive, but then are told to conform to planned scope, schedule, and cost goals. They are asked to adapt, but inside a very small box. If we are to scale agility to large projects and bring agile values to organizations, then we must change performance measures. To mirror the Agile Manifesto, it's not that scope, schedule, and cost are unimportant, but that value and quality are more important. This talk explores the necessity for and the rationale behind moving to this new set of agile performance measures
What is beyond the certification? This taboo subject and its associated paths to success will be visited during this informative and fun webinar. If you’re a seasoned practitioner or new to the profession, you’ll hear nuggets of gold that your manager may not have had the time to share with you during your last one-on-one coaching session.