As any Project Management professional would appreciate, Procurement Management is an important element of managing complex projects. In his webinar in November 2020 (Titled “Procurement Management – a review of Important concepts”), Manish had discussed important concepts of Procurement management. Based on the feedback received from the previous webinar he has attempted to cover various aspects of selection of suppliers, contractors, consultants and other vendors (addressed as partners in general). The concepts of identifying and shortlisting partners based on technical competence and financial capability etc. will be discussed. Further the aspect of assessment of bid capacity for a particular project based on the partner’s position at any given point in time will also be discussed. These concepts will be discussed with examples and case studies. This webinar should help the Project Management professionals select the right partners to enable an efficient and effective procurement for their projects.
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If you lack formal project management training, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with this new responsibility. What accidental project managers often need, is a fast-track learning program to give them the necessary confidence to see projects through to a successful delivery. They need to grow critical project management competencies and learn how to overcome the biggest challenges on projects. I will share 10 steps to jumpstart your PM career, without worrying too much about the nitty-gritty of PM. When starting out, these tips will make a big difference in your experience. If you are considering a career in project management, this webinar provides 10 tips for success in your PM career. Whether you are handling your first project as an accidental project manager or simply wish to achieve higher levels of success in your next project, this webinar is an ideal match for you.
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There are hundreds of different Agile Certifications from competing organizations. Even the authors of the Scrum Framework decided to have separate certifications, and later to create various levels. Due to its popularity, the Scrum Master role transcended the Scrum Framework and is now included in many other frameworks - even when those frameworks don't include a Scrum team. This webinar is a cost/benefit analysis of how Agile Certifications can help project delivery, offering examples of when a certification helps and what a Project Manager should look for when choosing a certification.
The DE/I Mindset in Project Management focus on a holistic approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE/I) in project and program management by equipping managers and leaders with an deepen understanding of culturally responsive practices, techniques to better improve team outcomes, and developing stronger relationships.
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If you manage change and struggle with how to get support and traction, this is a webinar that you won’t want to miss.