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There are many problem solving methodologies-from TRIZ to OODA, from RPR to GROW, but this session won't discuss any of them. Instead we're going to focus on simple, standalone strategies to improve our problem solving effectiveness regardless of our existing PS skills or experience.
Author John C. Maxwell has a famous quote, “A leader is great not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.” A challenge many PMO Leaders face today is how to be a Leader rather than a Manager or Supervisor. During this session, we will explore Leadership, the benefits of Empowering People and examples of organizations that are successfully empowering their team members. We will also review the Empowerment Action Plan providing guidance to Project Managers and PMO Leaders on how to become empowered.
An essential part of good communication is story. And good story has structure, rules and guidelines. Understanding how story works, and how to tell good stories, is a critical tool in communicating well. In this presentation, you will learn how to understand and apply story telling principles to your communication efforts.
Statistics show that globally about 33% of the food produced in the world is lost or wasted. On the other hand, we have about 11 % of world suffering from malnutrition and hunger. According to UN based WHO, even if 25 % of the food wasted is saved then it can alleviate the hunger problem. The problem is acute and is obvious but yet organizations and people have not come to grips with it. Thankfully, during the last few years the situation is changing.
Agile, for many a silver bullet, worked pretty well for software development teams with most of them being the first attempt to have a structured approach. Bringing some order to chaos was beneficial, and the results were in some cases spectacular. Most, if not all Agile frameworks were developed by software engineers and for software engineers. Apart from a couple of frameworks, like Disciplined Agile and SAFe that combine Agile with traditional Lean practices used in manufacturing, most Agile frameworks were developed for small teams (less than 10) and a start-up culture.
How do you incorporate risk mitigation plans into the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)? This is important because it is useful to be able to see the status of the mitigation plan in the IMS and the impact on other tasks if the mitigation plan begins to slip. This webinar presents a tutorial on risk management. It includes: the risk management process; risk identification methods; risk analysis techniques; risk response (handling) methods; and risk monitor and control approaches. Finally, the webinar will explain and show by example how to integrate a risk mitigation plan into the IMS.
Are you struggling to get your stakeholders aligned and onboard for your program goals and objectives. Are you not sure if they understand what the outcomes of the program will be? Join us to learn about how through successful stakeholders management, crisp communication and strong RACI we were able to turn a chaotic situations into calm where there was perfect symmetry within roles and we had aligned outcomes.
Have you heard about Lean Six Sigma and wondered what is all of the fuss about? Are you wondering why it’s growing in popularity and experience requested in a growing number of job posting requirements? Are you considering learning more about it so that you can become a practitioner? If so – join us for this one hour overview where we answer these questions.
The world of work is changing, disruptive technologies are accelerating change at unprecedented speed rendering many traditional ways of doing work obsolete. This change is causing ripple effects forcing every organization and their staff to assess how they should compete in this new world of work. Project Managers are no exception to this change, they are adapting and demonstrating their relevance by focusing on value delivery and strategy execution and in doing so becoming more strategic. In the new world of work, technology will enable Project Manager’s to become free from administrative tasks and focus more on strategic tasks that deliver business value through their projects and program. As knowledge workers, they will seek more personal development and in return they will expect organizations to support their growth.