We all attend a lot of meetings. In fact, on projects, it often seems like an inordinate amount of our time is spent in them and they are not always as productive as we would like them to be. One of those meetings is the status meeting where the project team and the project manager will sit down and discuss that activities for the latest reporting period. This Project HEADWAY webinar will examine how to make this meeting more effective for both the project manager as well as the other meeting participants, ensuring everyone meets their objectives and gets out on time! Please join us. Make your next status meeting a valuable one, and not a bored meeting.
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Every project has a story to tell and from each story comes the chance to change and improve the way we do the next one. Unfortunately, and for a variety of reasons, we don't often take this opportunity as we rarely complete lessons learned exercises and integrate their results. It can be a very powerful learning tool for individuals, teams, and organizations to examine what went well and what didn't. A good lessons learned session is more than just an exercise in asking questions. It is about the willingness to hear the answers and make the necessary changes to avoid the same problems on current and future projects. It is not about finger pointing. It is about collectively assessing opportunities to build stronger projects. This Change HEADWAY webinar will explore what makes a good lessons learned discussion work.
We all know that detailed planning is essential for good project management. What we often don't realize is that even stronger project management practices also include planning for change management. As project managers, we should incorporate change management activities into our project management plans to increase the likelihood that our projects will have lasting, long term success. This gantthead Change HEADWAY webinar will examine the key change management activities you should consider and how they will impact the project. Join us - it might change your perspective.
Projects are about change: changing locations, changing technology, changing people, changing processes. Successful change is, in part, about doing a project at just the right time. So how do you know if your organization is ready for your project? How do you know if the timing is right to ensure a successful project and successful change? This Change HEADWAY webinar will focus on how change management techniques can be used to understand where your organization is at prior to embarking on the project.
As a project manager, you will typically focus on bringing the project in on time, on budget and to the approved scope. Your focus is making sure you and your team are accomplishing what you have been tasked to do given the constraints in place. However, organizations are increasingly measuring project success not simply against the on time/one budget criteria, but also against how much and how well the product of a project is being used. One of the emerging disciplines that project managers can use to assist them and really integrate the project's product into the organization in a sustainable way is Change Management. Change Management is viewed more and more as critical to project and organizational success. In this Change HEADWAY webinar, we will be examining the change management process from a project manager's perspective to understand how change management can impact all aspects of your project.
It is the projects that an organization undertakes that determine its strategy. Without a tie to execution, a company's stated strategy is no more than words on paper. Join Jennifer Tharp in this video presentation to learn about how to use strategic planning in the execution of your projects and turn vision into reality.
Jennifer Tharp moves past the current CSR fads and explains why you, as a project manager, should be concerned with corporate social responsibility. Learn how responsible and sustainable projects have a real impact on the success of your projects, your business, and ultimately your career.
Michael Wood lays out 30+ years of experience in the trenches in this one-of-a-kind presentation. He shows you how to focus on business objectives, write practical project plans, cope with changing priorities, deliver continuous and effective communication, build confidence in your project management abilities, and most important...make it all look easy.
Jennifer Tharp is the CEO and Founder of Mastodon Consulting with over a decade of experience in project and program management. Her range of expertise includes regulatory compliance, strategic alignment, good governance and corporate social responsibility. Dave Garrett recently sat down with Jennifer to discuss her take on governance and compliance efforts.