Organizations demand that the projects that they commission these days are successful in order to meet their increasingly aggressive strategic goals, and for this to be possible the project managers that lead these strategic projects need to be the very best that they can be. But what skills are demanded on the new generation of 21st Century Project Managers? Join Peter Taylor in saying ‘goodbye’ to the ‘Accidental Project Manager’ and ‘hello’ to the Real Project Managers of today.
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Like many issues of energy and environment, the question of how to decommission California's 27 offshore oil platforms was highly controversial. Presenters Max Henrion, PhD and Carl Speltzer present how they helped stakeholders compare perspectives and understand the implications of the decision options.
Presented by Project Management Professional Bruce Harpham, this webinar will show you how and why to design a continuing education strategy. You will learn how to connect your career goals with continuing education. Attendees will learn how to learn on a budget, how to network effectively to learn and how to scale up their learning program. This strategy helps you make the best use of your limited time and money as you reach for greater career growth. More education can make you more valuable to the marketplace but only if you are strategic!
"There is No Shortcut to Innovation, But There are Successful Ways to Beat Everyone Else to a Good Idea." by Jeri Meola Have you ever wondered - if we build this will they come? Or, if we build it, will we just cannibalize our existing product? Jeri will help show how we can transform customer needs (the voice of the customer - VOC) into engineering characteristics (and appropriate test methods) for a product or service, prioritizing each product or service characteristic while simultaneously setting development targets for a product or service. Hear what other leading companies are doing to transform qualitative user demands into quantitative parameters.
Join us as Peter Block wraps up a book club discussion of his book Flawless Consulting.
Decision making ability is one of the fastest ways to set yourself apart as a leader. Many projects have missed their deadlines because executives and sponsors did not make timely decisions. In this webinar, you will learn strategies to improve personal decision making and decision making for project. Presenter Bruce Harpham, PMP, will show you how to use sales and persuasion methods to help you ask for decisions and how to effectively delegate decision authority.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what project managers really need to know about ensuring priority and understanding alignment. He examines what organizations should have in place to make appropriate project decisions. More importantly, he explores what project managers need to ask and understand to confirm the priority of any individual project. If you manage projects in organizations, this presentation will provide insight today into how to better manage alignment tomorrow.
The best Project Managers are outstanding leaders. They motivate, bring people together, and accomplish great things. They are the pillars of any organization. They are the ones that succeed. Leadership competence is not an optional project management skill, but a key part of being a successful and respected Project Manager. Please join Laszlo as he reviews the Project Management Leadership Model and discusses proven techniques to strengthen your leadership skills to meet today’s project challenges.
Through this webinar we'll take a deeper dive into the hard metrics (quantitative) that should be tracked at the Team, Program and Portfolio levels.
This webinar for project managers focuses on being your best in both your leadership and your followership roles, as well as, bringing out the best in your teams by coaching for both leadership and followership. The facilitators offer a host of ideas and practical advice from their exciting new book Leadership is Half the Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership and Collaboration (University of Toronto Press, 2015).