Virtual teams are governed essentially the by same fundamental principles as traditional teams, yet there are challenges inherent to the virtual team concept. It is difficult to build trust and to manage conflict when team members lack the ability to interact face-to-face. Communication is often more challenging, particularly among global virtual teams with inherent cultural barriers to overcome.
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This presentation addresses the effect of change within an organization and offers suggestions about how to plan for change in creative and innovative manner that will encourage buy in among those affected by change and a willingness to collaborate. The session will provide suggestions about how to involve the entire organization, and how to minimize the fear and anxiety generally associated with change.
In this webinar Sally will bring exciting Creative, Innovative thinking to your role as a Project Manager. She will inspire you to put on new glasses, 3D, to view Performance, the Lifeline of projects as you have never seen previously.
In this session we'll learn how to think more creatively, generate and implement your ideas, and practice performance-enhancing techniques to drive professional, personal, and organizational growth. Gain practice in creative thinking methods and learn how to align your ideas with corporate needs to add value and enhance individual and team performance.
Lessons Learned from the 2014-2016 Ebola Virus Response Project management is like building a house - the right way. What if the house was built on water in the middle of the rainy season? During an emergency response, that is what project management feels like. But who doesn't want to live on a house boat? The requirements to being a successful project manager during an emergency response are similar in theory but require a rapid scale-up of stakeholder efforts without overlooking the cultural sensitivities required for compliance, adherence, support, and sustainability.
What happens when a key person leaves your project? How do you keep your project going? Cross training programs are a key strategy to use in large projects. In this webinar, you will learn how to design a cross training program for your team. Effective cross training is a great way to reward and motivate top performers. It is also an effective risk management strategy to reduce the impact of losing a key person. Cross training and people development are also activities that show you are capable of greater management responsibilities.
Cryptocurrencies are a new form of value transfer, and they are beginning to impact organizations around the world.
One of the key topics discussed when talking about agile concerns the inhibitors in its deployment. Practitioners feel they are doing something wrong, but often they are not to blame. The culprit is culture, either within an organization, but very often tied to multinational teams whose members think and act differently. This is quite normal because we carry with us the values and norms from where we come. Can these obstacles be overcome? YES! The outcome of crafting multinational crossfunctional teams creates a basis of trust and understanding that allows for organizations to fully utilize the power of diversity, all within an agile way of working.
Project Management is becoming a very competitive industry, and we are finding that a way to ensure that you and your projects are a success is knowing about how to work successfully with other cultures. Do you want to learn some hints and tricks for working with other cultures? During this webinar, we'll discuss 3 different cultures (India, USA, Middle East) and how to successfully navigate a positive working relationship with them as well as some more generic tips for how to succeed with any culture!
This webinar will start with defining the 3Rs of listening: relate, reflect and reshape as a technique for you to gather valuable customer insights. We will use this feedback to introduce the value proposition canvas as a tool to analyze your customers’ pains and gains. Once you understand the customer problem, it is time to identify the product features that will address the problem. In the end, you will be able to build the link between your customer, your product and your project, to better position your organization for a successful delivery.