The world is becoming a difficult place to work as a Project Manager. We're working globally, across time zones and cultures, with new technology, and industries and projects are losing money at a staggering rate (Every 20 seconds, nearly $1 million is wasted globally due to poor implementation of strategy - PMI Pulse of the profession 2018).We need to adapt. As Project Managers, we are leading the way and bringing projects to success or failure. What can we do to change the statistics? How can we buck the trend of poor performance and reoccurring issues in projects? We need to learn how to work in this new environment and how we can excel. This webinar will show you how to do that by providing practical examples for how you can become a chameleon and succeed with complex projects.
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It can be really daunting to estimate what & how many bricks you’ll need to build your project. Sean will share a visual / collaborative technique for decomposing the work that needs to be done and, then, a lean method for turning that work into the beginning of an estimate.
Most high performing teams / organizations cite collaboration & transparency as the primary driver of their success. Setting up a framework to do so should be your first order of business on any project. I'll detail out a knowledge sharing / management framework and share important collaboration mindsets that you (and the team) need to succeed on this front.
This is the final session in our six-part How to Be a Project Hero series. In this session we will discuss how to bring all the pieces together in a LEAN plan and share some techniques on tracking against that plan.
It’s hard not to eye-roll when someone says: “know your customer." Right, but how? Enter process mapping. Get to know your customers better than they know themselves. I’ll share a technique to effectively map your customer’s processes, and how your project fits in, from high level into actionable level of detail.
If projects go over budget by just 10 percent on average, the business takes a hit of 19.5 percent on their profit margins. Underestimating the work or going the extra mile can get expensive. Sean will show how to effectively turn the work that needs to be done into a lean / manageable budget.
People do things/buy things, not for the thing itself, but for the benefit that doing/buying the thing brings them. What makes this challenging is that those reasons are not always obvious. I’ll show you how to get past “first order problem solving” and drill down to the strategic value of projects.
Digital Transformation is the #1 priority for boards and CEOs. It's a $1.7 trillion industry in 2019. And yet 70% of all digital transformations fail. Why? And what can a project manager do about it?
Learn how to filter and identify volunteer opportunities that fit with your skills and passions. Project management and leadership skills have great value in many circumstances - the key is find the right fit for you. Volunteering to the community yields skill development, network growth and a better world.
The hallmark of a great leader is her / his ability to help each and every member of their team grow to the absolute peak of their potential. This presentation discusses a practical approach to helping our team members develop their most desired important leadership qualities and skills, including: 1. Presence and confidence 2. Communicating with impact 3. Political acumen 4. Building high-performing teams We will cover : 1. How to identify the most valuable skills for each team member 2. How to engage your team members 3. How to mentor them in developing their selected skills The presentation includes real-life case stories, and active audience participation throughout the presentation.