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Steve Bodow is Head Writer for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the acclaimed Comedy Central news parody. Since joining TDS in 2002, Steve has won four Emmys, two Television Critics Awards, and a Peabody. He was also a writer for the Daily Show's #1 best-selling America: The Book.
This webcast will present the top ten mistakes made in conducting project negotiations, along with techniques that can be utilized to avoid these mistakes. Negotiating process best practices covering pre-meeting preparation, the negotiation session and post-meeting activities will also be discussed. This talk will help you understand when to hold your position, when to fold (compromise), when to walk away and when to run.
This presentation provides an overview of how project managers can interact, collaborate and connect with out spending a lot of time or money. After all, we've got projects to deliver!
This presentation will have value for public sector project managers, project management office directors, public sector executives, and consultants in the public sector.
Starting with an explanation of what it means to be Agile, we'll then move through an overview of the specific Agile practice of Scrum, we will explore how working in a government contract environment is different from other forms of work and how, if at all, Agile practices can be applied. Some of these differences we'll discuss include documentation expectations, projects that are not restricted to software development, and Earned Value Management. We'll also review some of the developments in government agencies leaning towards agile practices, and reserve time for question.
Project HEADWAY: Conducting a Meaningful Post Implementation Review - What to Do When the Project Is Done
The project is done and you are wrapping things up. There is one key step that you and your organization must take is conducting the Post Implementation Review (PIR). You can call it lessons learned or a benefits realization or a PIR. Regardless, it is often not done frequently enough and when done, it is not done well. This is very unfortunate because the PIR is critical to provide you, your project team and the organization the opportunity to get better at managing and governing projects. Join us for this Project HEADWAY webinar when we will explore the the meaningful PIR. There is only one rule for this webinar - No Pointing Fingers!
Project Management Offices have come and gone in many organizations. Sometimes they are deemed to be successful but many times they are unceremoniously buried. The success of a PMO is defined when the PMO mandate is being identified and defined during infancy, not when it is up and running. To support your PMO’s success, join us in this Project HEADWAY webinar where we examine the different types of PMO's, the role each plays and the essential factors that must be in place to ensure its success. Establishing the right PMO with a well defined purpose can be like giving your organization a present from Old Saint Nick himself!
Do you ever find yourself resolving interpersonal conflicts and issues on your project team? Supporting team members and others with less experience? Helping your sponsor become more effective? These are all examples of where you might play the role of a coach. There are a host of situations where you have an opportunity to helps others to challenges themselves, achieve results and succeed. Project management is much more than simply bringing in the project in on time, on budget and on scope. Project management involves people and whenever you add people to a project, interesting things begin to happen. This month's Project HEADWAY webinar will examine the role that you play or can play as a coach on your projects and within your organization. We will introduce a coaching process for project managers, examine at some of the actions to take and the pitfalls to avoid. Join us! This just might just be the tool that wins you the project game.
In the world of project management, the community of practice is becoming a very useful tool for project managers, PMO's and organizations to increase their project management maturity and overall practices. Communities of practice can be an effective conduit between organizations and the project management cabal found in any organization. They can identify challenges, generate ideas, test assumptions, pilot processes and gain feedback on the current project management methodologies, practices and tools. Join us in January's Project HEADWAY webinar, when we explore the concept of the community of practice and look to understand how it is relevant to almost every organization. Please join us!