The four knowledge cornerstones of project risk management are: • Project Management (how to run a project) • Earned Value Management (how to measure project performance) • Risk Management (how to identify and mitigate risks) • Subcontract management (how to manage subcontractors) Project risk management is essential today and for future work challenges to manage a successful project. This webinar focuses on earned value management, the second knowledge cornerstone. It is about the EVM process and how it measures performance against the project baseline plan. How EVM helps mitigate project risks is also discussed. An example of how EVM works is presented.
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Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion
This is in the seventh installment in an 8-part webinar series, Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities, presented by Uri Galimidi. This series focuses on eight critical leadership skills that will help Project Managers become more accomplished professionals. The webinars are informed by the latest in the science of leadership and include practical strategies and approaches to build the skills and behaviors covered by each webinar. Diversity and Inclusion have become the hallmarks of innovative and progressive organizations. Some think that diversity is the “business of the HR Department” and that there is little we can do at the project or team level to cultivate it. This webinar will explore what Diversity and Inclusion really means and how we can develop our own as well as our team’s culture of Diversity and Inclusion.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic. Given that action, you may be required to work at home given the continued spread of the coronavirus-19. There is little doubt that is putting remote work to the biggest stress-test ever. Clearly, it is taking place at unprecedented scale. It has been in the news night after night and not likely to change anytime soon. Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft have all been taking part, and the list continues to grow. Based on the latest briefings and news reports, this trend will progress for weeks, if not months. A few surveys of employees that work at home feel they are just as productive as they were when they went into the office. Some actually feel they should work more given they do not have commute time and expense.
The work "project" is often used as a synonym of "waterfall", "command and control," and in general everything that is old and unnecessary. Some even use the term "Scrum project", expanding the role of the Scrum Master to a mini Project Manager. The tag, #noprojects, in combination with other "#no" like "#noestimates" is sometimes used as an excuse for lack of planning, documentation, and discipline. This webinar is an analysis of the "#noprojects" concept, presenting the author's view and experience with projects and a less governed approach to delivery. He explores the relationship between project and product development and the challenges of growing from a small team of "developers" to the real enterprise level.
Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities: Building a High-Performing Team
This is in the sixth installment in an 8-part webinar series, Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities, presented by Uri Galimidi. This series focuses on eight critical leadership skills that will help Project Managers become more accomplished professionals. The webinars are informed by the latest in the science of leadership and include practical strategies and approaches to build the skills and behaviors covered by each webinar. In 2012, Google launched Project Aristotle, aimed at finding out what distinguishes their best teams from their mediocre ones. In this webinar, we will discuss the findings of Google’s Project Aristotle and how you can implement them at any level of your organization to build High-Performing Teams.
The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit is a superpower we all can tap into to make better decisions. From optimizing your agile teams to extending agility to the entire organization, the DA toolkit dramatically increases your ability to deliver value and delight your customers. This webinar centers on how to use the Disciplined Agile toolkit to deliver projects from the start of an idea to the finished product is in the hands of the customer. Together we explore: • How to take advantage of the full DA delivery cycle • How taking your unique context into consideration leads to a better project delivery process • How to utilize all the choices in the DA toolkit to speed up project delivery
The Ask the Expert Webinar Series is an extension of the Ask the Expert Program offered at PMI® Global Conference. Each year, experts from the ProjectManagement.com community offer one-on-one sessions to conference attendees, acting as mentors, coaches, and sounding boards for Project Managers at varying stages of their careers and across industries. Gain access to these leading project management and industry experts through the Ask the Expert Webinar Series – ask your most pressing Project Management questions, seek career advice, and gain insights into industry trends. Please join the webinar prepared to pose questions to the experts! This quarter, the Ask the Expert Webinar Series will focus on the Healthcare industry. Our Experts are: Lori Wilson and David Davis.
If you work in a large organization, then chances are better than good that you work on at least one 'virtual team,' possibly more. If you're like most people, you find this 'difficult,' if not almost impossible from time to time. The obstacles to performance are many; they include time zone differences, matrix management, the blurring of the work/life boundary, and cultural differences that are totally hidden until you're ensnared in some conflict that no one really understands. Welcome to the modern world.
This is in the fifth installment in an 8-part webinar series, Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities, presented by Uri Galimidi. This series focuses on eight critical leadership skills that will help Project Managers become more accomplished professionals. The webinars are informed by the latest in the science of leadership and include practical strategies and approaches to build the skills and behaviors covered by each webinar. The higher you climb in the organizational hierarchy, the more critical your Political Acumen is. The sooner you start building your political navigation skills, the more they will serve you. This webinar shares 7 practical techniques of building and using your Political Acumen in a positive manner, which will advance the interests of your company as well as your own.
This webinar looks at the #noestimate approach, a revolutionary approach seen by some Agile teams as a waste reduction, team morale improvement and of course the elimination of one of the most dreadful activities in "waterfall". The webinar is based on the presenter's practical experience as a Project Manager and Development Manager, including real life examples of the benefits and pitfalls of estimation and lack of estimation.