This is an Advanced Track Webinar, held in English, first given at the PMI - EMEA Global Congress. This research explores how one company with globally distributed operations, strive to manage the operations-strategy interface through programme management. The paper focuses on how the organizational context affects the programme configuration and raises a number of propositions as to how programmes can be configured depending on organizational context. The propositions are meant as objects for further research and tentative managerial recommendations.
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In this presentation, Simon will demonstrate a practical and transparent approach to risk assessment, analysis and management, that allows risk to be usefully described and incorporated in the change process to increase awareness and ensure achievable benefits, costs and timescales. The presentation focuses on the project manager’s role in ensuring that the team collaborate and honestly express their beliefs about the risk to the benefits, costs and time-scales of the change initiative, as well as the project manager’s role in using the risk assessments to set realistic expectations and drive the change efficiently and with an awareness of the risk it faces.
Underperformance is a common threat to megaproject managers and the track record of cost and time overruns in these projects is well documented. While front end planning is important, not all events and scenarios can be foreseen when the project can take several years to complete and may involve many companies and stakeholders. In our research we find that the capacity to adapt to this uncertainty during the life of the project is crucial for megaproject performance but it is often overlooked as a capability.
Don’t you wish everyone on your team were a top performer? I mean, how amazing would that be - if everyone were driven, motivated, hard-working, and contributed to the team effort with little to no setbacks? What if there was a way to energize and re-engage your under-performing, unproductive, unmotivated employees?
PMI will be presenting a Webinar on “Managing Up”, exploring leaders’ ability to manage and influence senior personnel in order to achieve the desired project outcomes. This iteration of Managing Up focuses on two critical components, the ability for leaders to effectively communicate with and influence senior personnel applying the “7 C’s for Effectively Influencing & Communicating with Superiors and Key ‘Influencers’”: Confidence, Competence, Courtesy, Clarity, Conciseness, Courses and Candor. Andy Jabbour, a project manager with over fourteen years of project management experience, will present this Webinar on 29 Jan 13 at 5:00 PM EST. The Webinar is geared towards the project management novice and practitioner levels. The content of the webinar should aid developing PM’s as they consider how they will approach and interact with senior personnel as they strive to achieve project requirements and the desired outcomes.
Introduction webinar for March 2017 Book Club: How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick
Closing Q&A webinar for March 2017 Book Club on How to Manage Complex Programs; High-Impact Techniques for Handling Project Workflow, Deliverables, and Teams by Tom Kendrick
March Book Club - Project Management, Denial, and the Death Zone: Lessons from Everest and Antarctica
March Book Club Closing - Project Management, Denial, and the Death Zone: Lessons from Everest and Antarctica
Keeping pace with the changing economy, the marketing research function has evolved from being merely a provider of relevant information into a strategic management resource. Learn about the strengths and weakness of primary and secondary research. Effective marketing research generates a steady stream of competitive intelligence, links marketing variables (product positioning, consumer behavior, product usage, market segmentation with targeted customer market), and removes uncertainty by providing management with answers to critical questions regarding customers, competitors, and the environment. Further gain an understanding of customer value and leading edge MR methods.