It is never something that we like to face – but it is a reality that we often have to accommodate, despite our preferences to the contrary. When we are told to do more with less, and to scale down what it will take to do our project, what are our options? How do we approach it? How do we make sure that, when all is said and done, we have the bandwidth and resources to still successfully deliver what we are committed to?
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Join Mark Mullaly as he explores the promise and perils of adopting consistent practices, and provides practical guidance for the project manager on how to continue to function effectively in the face of organizational standards.
In this presentation, Mark Mullaly explores the world of social media, and its relevance for project management. The presentation will include an overview of available media solutions, how they can be used (and abused) in a project context, and guidelines for how to select, plan for and incorporate social media. He will explore strategies to take best advantage of social media solutions, as well as cautions, risks and pitfalls to be watched for.
Project HEADWAY: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Strategies for More Effective Stakeholder Management
Stakeholder management is about more than just writing down their names and maintaining the information in a log. A lot more. Successful project managers don't just manage their stakeholders, they engage with them. They build an early dialogue with their stakeholder community, and they keep communicating throughout the project and even after it is completed. Join Mark Mullaly as he provides insights into the tips and techniques that will enable you to engage more successfully with your stakeholders.
Join Mark Mullaly as he explores politics in a project environment, and provides an overview of the political skills that any project manager should have to survive and thrive in their workplace. You will learn strategies for exercising politics productively, as well as for addressing instances of negative politics when they unavoidably turn up.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores the challenges, opportunities and approaches by which project managers can get control over their own work life. He discusses the typical difficulties that project managers face in gaining control of their own workload, and provides concrete suggestions on how to manage more effectively. In an age where the need for work/life balance is commonly discussed, isn't it time you took the time to figure out how to get some? Carve some time out of your schedule for this webinar; it could be the most important one you spend this month!
Project HEADWAY: Megaprojects: How Different are They, and What Lessons Do They Offer the Rest of Us?
What do the management practices of mega-projects actually look like? How do these differ from the practices of normal projects? How do the results of mega-projects differ? And what insights might be useful and relevant managing the projects that the rest of us get involved with? In this presentation, Mark Mullaly explores the processes by which mega-projects are managed, and the degree to which they relate (and differ) from what might be viewed as traditional project management practices. He evaluates the track record of mega-project techniques in delivering projects successfully. And he explores the lessons learned and insights gained from actual mega-projects, and how these can be related (or adapted) to our own practices and projects. Join us for what promises to be a really big (and very useful) presentation.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores the challenges of managing our way out from under the mounds of documentation that represent our projects. He identifies where current practices evolved from and why, how they got this intensive and what we can do about them. Learn how to accurately assess how much project management is enough, and how to scale down the documentation - and the expectations around the documentation - associated with your project. You will gain a better understanding of what is appropriate for effective project management, and how to effectively manage with a lower impact on you, and on the trees.
So what is new in the world of project management? What needs to change about how we think about managing projects today, and what we need to be bringing to the project landscape? In this presentation, Mark Mullaly explores what is changing in the world of project management, and why. He considers what this means not just for the discipline of project management but for individual practitioners. He suggests a blueprint for continued professional development in order to be relevant in the projects and organizations of today, and tomorrow.
Join Mark Mullaly as he explores the challenges and potential benefits that a portfolio management implementation can provide. This webinar will explore the challenges that exist at each stage of the portfolio management process, and suggest strategies to address them. It will also consider some of the larger organizational challenges that are associated with implementing a portfolio management approach. Lastly, it will provide some survival strategies for those facing the need for better portfolio decisions in environments where portfolio is a dirty word.