Skills developed as a Scrum Master, like team and people management, are a good foundation for career development. Like in any other profession Scrum Masters will reach a point where they feel the need to go beyond a Scrum Team of 5-9. Project Management is one option for career change, but is it the right one?
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What value do your projects have if the value of your deliverables are not meeting the expectations of your stakeholders? Could it be that the problem lies in the predictive approach we have in meeting the customer needs after deployment?
There is an increasing recognition that embracing Agile (either adopting several Agile practices or going through a complex Agile transformation) becomes mandatory in these times of a rapidly changing market place. An Enterprise Agile Transformation is, however, a deep organizational change for which “copy & paste” does not work. This presentation explains why there is no one single recipe for Agile transformation and illustrates through real life examples the crucial role that culture plays in any such an endeavor.
This webinar will consider how the combination of innovation and agility can produce business value while aligning service. Attendees will learn how they can drive change for innovative and disruptive transformation.
If you are a leader, sponsor, or coach, this is a must-attend, high-energy webinar on how to ensure success of the execution of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) DMAIC projects. While the tools and approaches used in the LSS DMAIC methodology are typically understood and utilized during project execution, the rigor of project management practices is not.
Genuine feedback and open vertical communication are fundamental to effectively leading comprehensive and successful projects and programmes. In this session, Jane will explore the vital importance of clear two-way communication between leaders and team members.
In your day-to-day practice of project management, questions often arise and you need to find the answers. PMI has been publishing articles to help you find solutions since the profession was founded; there are over 9000 articles in the Learning Library alone. Let us help you understand the different types of content available and how to access them, how we have recently improved the PMI.org search function and how to make your own contribution to this valuable collection and share your expertise with other practitioners.
Are you using an established Agile framework in your company, but you feel things got stuck and you cannot improve your teams? Sprint by sprint you think things got mechanic, and no real WOW? — Here are the questions to ask to diagnose where your company is in terms of Agility, and a framework based on key Agile values that shows you which areas to focus. I present you to A.L.M.A., the essence of your company! By the end of this engaging session, participants will be able to assess Agility within their teams using the framework, leaving with action items on the right areas to focus.
Our daughters’ wedding – a case study in Crisis Management. This case study is based on a personal “project” - our daughters’ wedding. This talk will bring home the challenges faced and describe some interesting anecdotes in people behavior, procurement and leadership. It will spell out inferences and Best Practices from this episode which can be applied in crisis situations in organizations or personal life.
An Understanding of How to Maximize Organizational Culture with Project Management AURA – Model for High Performance
The application of a project management methodology impacts culture in the following ways: a) Project Management Practices culture – the application of defined practices leads to behavioral change b) Collaborative Leadership culture – project management is a leadership intensive endeavor c) Change Management culture – the project management approach deals with change in the workplace d) Organizational Learning culture – capturing lessons learned creates organizational knowledge leading to continuous improvements Together, the above, synergize into a strengths-based organizational culture and can result in miracles in an organization’s performance, productivity, and sustainability. Since a supportive culture may be considered a mandatory requirement for the successful advancement of business, organizational culture needs to be managed. Organizations desiring high performance should develop a high performing culture with supporting systems. These serve as an emotional driving force for the advancement and implementation of strategy in order to reach desired goals effectively and efficiently. Managing culture is a continuous endeavor. In this webinar, you will learn how to maximize supportive culture with Project Management-AURA Model to create a strong competitive edge in the market. Here the word "AURA” is used symbolically to refer to enlightened individuals who exude a certain energy that attracts or enlightens others. This displayed power may come from knowledge, experience, or leadership and is described as individual aura. Project team members may be coached to channel this personal aura to perform at their peak. The PM AURA-Model for high performing organizational culture has the following dimensions: A – Applying PM Principles for Organizational Transformation U – Understanding Human Factors and Workplace Environment R – Respecting Diversity, Building Team, Meaningfulness, and Growing to Leadership Role A – Agility in Project Management and Collaboration