Managing continual change is ‘business as usual’ for both public and private organizations. What is new is the increased pace and volume of the changes required to manage their rapidly evolving mandates, operating conditions, and stakeholder expectations. Identifying, understanding and aligning with changes is the best way to ensure support of outcome delivery.
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This is the 5th annual PMI Santa Series. Organizational Project Management (OPM) is the systematic management of projects, programs, and portfolios in alignment with the achievement of strategic goals. Sounds great yet how do we actually translate that into our daily project management work?
Dr. Blaize Horner Reich has recently completed a survey of projects to explore the influence of agile methods across many project types. She will present the findings of this work, which asks questions such as 1) Do agile approaches contribute to project success? 2) Can agile and waterfall methods be combined successfully? 3) Are the same factors important in agile and non-agile environments?
Project Management relies heavily on people to design and deliver services, products and results. So how can a project manager ensure that his/her project won’t suffer from problems linked to people issues?
Comment recentrer ou renforcer le cadre de la collaboration en équipe ? Au-delà de la gestion des personnalités, quel modèle de performance humaine prendre en compte dans les environnements complexes qui changent souvent ?
As project managers, our job is to produce successful projects. But, when we go past our deliverables, we still have a choice: we can deliver forgettable projects, or we can choose to create successful projects that people remember for years.
Particularly if you wish to connect innovation objectives with sustainability ambitions, this webinar explains the core concepts behind sustainability and where they fit in. Make a connection between your sustainability and innovation goals using the Innovation Management Maturity Model. Key findings and conclusion. Last round of Q&A sessions for the series.
Control Freaks, Queen Bees and Workplace Saboteurs: Preventing, Managing and Eliminating your Project Nightmare
Research shows that more than 70% of workers have been impacted by disrespectful workplace behavior. Disrespect comes in many forms: rudeness, sabotage, gossip, bullying, harassment, ignoring, demeaning, controlling and the list goes on. Regardless of the type, bad behavior poisons the work environment. Its impact is enormous: disengagement; loss of creativity and productivity; and sick leave, benefit and turnover costs. It not only creates dysfunctional workplaces, it can impact your project, clients, reputation and bottom line. Fortunately, there are many proactive, preventative measures that you can take to manage disrespect. With many tools and an action plan, everyone in your workplace can create an effective strategy to prevent, manage and eliminate your workplace nightmare.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores the reality of politics in our projects: where it comes from, what it means and how it is often perceived. More importantly, he reframes politics as a necessary—and even useful—driver in the project management process. Rather than seeing politics as unwelcome interference, there is an opportunity to view politics as a fundamental way of exercising influence, managing expectations and engaging in action. Finally, he provides guidance, structure and a thinking framework in order to engage with, manage and influence the political processes orbiting and shaping your projects. We all engage in politics. This presentation is an essential guide to reframing how we think about and perceive politics, and what effective political behavior actually looks like. Make sure to join us.
In the context of benefits management a comment was recently made that a benefit map was the most valuable tool, but is often misunderstood and/or misused. Benefits maps can be the most valuable tool in the benefits management toolkit which can provide a huge amount of value - if done correctly.