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Drug Development and Project Management: Know Your Team Members and What They Do

by Rebecca Anderson 
March 29, 2011 | 59:36 | Views: 431 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.08 / 5

This webinar will summarize the factors that are characteristic of each work environment, explain the driving forces underlying the team members’ motives, and offer solutions that help you, as a project manager, to channel the team’s enthusiasm and maintain a high performing team.

Leading Meetings with Multicultural Audiences

by Dana Brownlee
March 17, 2011 | 45:23 | Views: 748 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.06 / 5

With the increasing prevalence of virtual teams that span the globe, multicultural audiences are becoming more common. Meeting leaders must be poised to meet the unique needs of these groups. One of the key roles of any meeting facilitator is to create a safe environment where all participants feel valued and included. When the meeting includes participants representing a variety of different cultures and backgrounds, this can be somewhat challenging. This webinar will not review technology platforms to support virtual meetings but will provide specific facilitation techniques that are effective and applicable in a variety of meeting situations. If you’re leading a multicultural team, these best practices will improve your effectiveness during your next meeting.

Project HEADWAY: Project Communication in a Social Media World

by Marguerite LeBlanc
March 15, 2011 | 55:46 | Views: 622 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.92 / 5

The advent of social media brings with it exciting new communications opportunities within projects. It also brings a new kind of risk. In the age of social media, project managers have a whole new communications dynamic to manage in their projects. This can create a radically different communications plan. It can also create the need to define communications recovery strategies and can impact how we define roles and responsibilities within projects.

Beyond Scope, Schedule, and Cost: Rethinking Performance

by Jim Highsmith
March 15, 2011 | 45:25 | Views: 1,419 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.94 / 5

Agile teams are asked to be agile, flexible, and adaptive, but then are told to conform to planned scope, schedule, and cost goals. They are asked to adapt, but inside a very small box. If we are to scale agility to large projects and bring agile values to organizations, then we must change performance measures. To mirror the Agile Manifesto, it's not that scope, schedule, and cost are unimportant, but that value and quality are more important. This talk explores the necessity for and the rationale behind moving to this new set of agile performance measures

An applied approach to resolving ethical dilemmas.

by Claire DeCusati
February 22, 2011 | 47:54 | Views: 1,266 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.96 / 5

Financial crises. Ponzi schemes. Production of toxic toys. Are these the results of failure in corporate and professional ethics? Each PMI member and anyone holding a PMI certification must agree to abide by the PMI Code of Ethics. But what does this mean for the individual Project Manager? This webinar will explore the new PMI Code of Ethics and how it applies to each of us.

Change HEADWAY: Selling the Dream: Develop a Effective Change Story

by Marguerite LeBlanc
February 15, 2011 | 58:02 | Views: 371 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.02 / 5

As project managers we often have projects handed to us. We are often not involved in defining the compelling reason to make the change or do the project. Our involvement often begins with a: “Hey Sue, would you take this one on?” And off we go to plan and deliver the project, sometimes in a bit of a vacuum that can bite us along the way.

The Influencers Mantra

by Salahuddin Sirajuddin
January 27, 2011 | 45:10 | Views: 623 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.91 / 5

Time management is not about managing time. It is about managing goals and priorities. We teach people to apply habits of thought and to take specific actions that reduce stress, increase productivity and get more done with the time they already have.


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