Project managers are called upon to make decisions. Wouldn’t it be great to improve your thought and decision making processes to better resolve and address predicaments and challenges or to promote opportunities that bring about productive changes and solutions? Join this webinar to learn about the seven cognitive skills and effective skills that all PMs need to be effective, productive and decisive.
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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.
The Dynamic Progress Method: A New Alternative to the Critical Path Method
Projects and programs are the vehicles of change, and because of this, facilitating organizational change adoption should be a critical component of any project or change initiative. After all, change adoption is a necessary prerequisite that sets the stage for project driven benefits, ROI, and organizational value.
Don't miss the follow-up presentation to this webinar, Mind Maps and Effective Project Managers http://www.projectmanagement.com/webinars/292937/Workshop---Mind-Maps-and-Effective-Project-Managers This webinar will discuss how to be an effective Project Manager and focus on strategic assets such as the ability to manage yourself and manage others. Michael Stratton, practicing project manager, will show you how to improve productivity, think strategically through the use of mind maps, produce work that matters and how to navigate the power personalities that exist within your organization.
An in-depth exploration of the new FAC-1 Framework Alliance Contract, highlighting new ways to create integrated frameworks whilst improving value and working effectively with the supply chain. Case studies from the UK Ministry of Justice, Surrey County Council and Futures Housing Group (the first adopters of the FAC-1 form) will help you learn why this new contract is becoming the contract of our time and was described by delegates in a previous PMI webinar as “state of the art”. King’s College London Centre of Construction Law created the new FAC-1 standard form after 12 months of consultation with over 120 organizations in 14 countries, leading up to its publication in June 2016. The published form is already in use, has been presented at many international forums and is being translated for use into 5 other languages. Case studies will show you how clients and teams can improve value under a framework or alliance, using connected projects to build on their experience and establish more integrated systems. FAC-1 makes this easier for all parties and creates a transnational basis for improved working practices. FAC-1 is not a new building contract form, and instead is designed to connect any one or more existing building contract forms including: • any national or international building and engineering contract forms including FIDIC • any national or international consultant appointments. Project Management topics covered: • Procurement Strategy • Contract Management • Project Governance • Collaborative Working & Effective Communication • BIM (Building Information Management)
The Fast, Flexible and Fact based Front End: Examining Discovery the Not So Fuzzy Front End of Innovation
Donald G. Reinertsen was at Booz Allen Hamilton when he coined the term “Fuzzy Front End” in an article for PMI in the 1980’s. He did so because he thought there was something going on up there at the beginning of New Product Development but it was fuzzy. I interviewed him for an article a few years later. By then he had come to dislike the term, “Fuzzy Front End”. He felt that, after more study, there were a number of tools and processes in place (some for decades), that made the front end into a repeatable process. Together we changed the original premise to “Fuzzy Logic” for the article. That concept of Fuzzy Logic (sampling the environment, the market, technology, the competition, etc.) became the basic concept behind this important discovery stage and the basis for many popular branded processes like Hunting for Hunting Grounds™. Never mind Reinertsen’s new thinking, the term “Fuzzy Front End” was catching on by the mid-90’s in the New Product Development community and perpetuated the myth of this stage as somewhat mystical. This webinar will attempt to demystify the new product discovery.
In this session, you will learn how to conduct a structured Debrief to assure your team can scale successes and eliminate the failures that may have occurred during the length of the project.
Project Management teams need the advantage of an iterative planning and execution model to keep them moving in an aligned direction. It is this type of discipline that will ensure a high-performing team culture.
The Internet of Things, Smart Devices, Brilliant Factories, and a Digital Thread are all concepts with the future of Manufacturing for the 21st century. What do these concepts mean? And what role will project management play in delivering the value that companies seek in these investments?