Today’s PMOs are all about leadership. This must see webinar will discuss considerations and techniques for exhibiting PMO leadership that PMOs of all shapes and sizes can effectively apply.
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The idea of “Selling the PMO” is an approach that has caused untold damage leading many PMOs to execution difficulties and others to outright failure. This must see webinar will discuss why you should never sell the PMO and shed light on the problems that quickly appear when a “Selling the PMO” mindset is at play.
This presentation discusses real world practitioner experiences in PMO set-up and supporting technology to enable Agile adoption.
The recent release of the Realtime Publisher’s eBook - The Executive Guide to Improving Your Business through IT Portfolio Management - has brought the IT Portfolio Management model to the forefront in suggesting ways to transform IT into becoming a driving force for corporate growth. This webinar further explores the eBook.
This webinar offers practical insights, techniques, and case examples for how to set up and manage a successful, business driven, PMO. Developed in response to member feedback from project organizations of all shapes and sizes throughout the Middle East.
In projects it is important that the project manager know who's on first.. They can facilitate the negotiation of and agreement to project roles. They can also orient people to their role. And the sooner the better. The sooner those involved in projects understand their role and how it relates to the roles of others on the project, the more effective they can be in their roles when executing the project. Everyone knowing who's on first can prevent much confusion and reduce the number of problems you encounter on a project.
Project HEADWAY: Tools of the 21st Century PM - An Examination of 3 Different Tools Every PM Should Have
The project management profession has been around for more than a century and will continue to be relevant for the foreseeable future. We know that project managers are often equipped with a multitude of technical tools that support them in effectively managing a project that aligns to strategy. The opportunity to learn about specific capabilities and tools that support the project beyond the technical aspects is sometimes limited. This presentation presents three relatively universal capabilities that project managers will practice for a long time to come. We'll zero in on three specific and pragmatic tools that the project manager can use to effectively manage projects to there desired outcomes.
Even when speaking the same language, we all interpret words in our own way, with our own filters and supported by our personal or organizational context. We sometimes forget that others may define or react to the exact same word much differently than we do. In addition, organizations and areas within organizations may use and interpret the same word differently, depending on the context. As project managers, we don’t always understand the impact various contexts and these different interpretations can have on an organization’s ability to successfully implement change. As such we may find ourselves dodging verbal hand grenades – terms that can blow our organizational change projects right out of the water!
Facilitating virtual project team meetings requires some conventional thought with a good dose of some out of the box thinking. A good project manager prepares well for all meetings and especially for those meetings held at a distance. In virtual meetings, the project manager needs to find creative ways to engage participants and know what people are really doing at the other end of a call. Have you ever attended a virtual meeting where someone is called upon and they don't answer or when a question is asked? Don't let that happen to you.
We hear a lot about portfolio management. It’s a term that is often misunderstood or at least used to represent a variety of ways to manage multiple projects. But what is the approach to establishing an effective portfolio and determining the projects to include? How do we know what to put in the portfolio bucket?