As the complexity of project management continues to expand, Organizational Change Management (OCM) is becoming more ingrained in implementing projects. This is taking the entire topic of Stakeholder Engagement into new directions. We are moving beyond defining if the stakeholder is an advocate or an adversary, and trying to understand what is driving their position. Understanding the stakeholder’s organizational, and personal, culture is helping project evaluate the stakeholder perspective. This “Cultural Intelligence” of the project manager can greatly improve the effectiveness of the Change Management aspect of a project.
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Although we all experience transitions emotionally, our reactions may be quite different. Using a psychometric model to understand these differences may go a long way to facilitating change and managing people more effectively. In this webinar, you will learn about the DiSC model and how it can help you relate better to the people around you once you identify their style preference.
This session will discuss the use of Agile Techniques in implementing Organizational Change Management. This presentation will be focused exclusively on Organizational Change Management using the Disciplined Agile process-decision toolkit to realize the benefits.
This presentation will place EVM within the context of a maturing enterprise looking to understand what EVM is and is not, what it can do, and how to discuss a ‘tailored’ implementation. Attendees will learn how Earned Value is incorporated within the PMBOK®, within the project management methodology and how to ‘speak’ about the values delivered by EVM in terms of objective Technical Performance Measures (TPMs).
The objective of this presentation is to present the main components of the development of a project team, the motivational characteristics inherent to the team work and an interrelation proposal between the earned value analysis and team development through the SPI and CPI indexes obtained by the tool and team development models and the compensation and reward in the project, allowing to reduce the evaluation subjectiveness of the human resource in the project.
Lateral Thinking is a dependable, systematic approach to creative thinking. It’s used as an igniter, striking the matches that lead to innovation in process, product, and problem solving. It gives people the tools they need to find profound solutions to the stubborn problems and roadblocks they encounter. Lateral Thinking provides unconventional techniques that help people escape from their usual patterns of thinking to produce enhanced results. The key is creativity. Innovation will never happen without creative ideas, processes, and thoughts. This webinar is a fast-paced, practical, interactive overview of Lateral Thinking.
Six Sigma can be the balance between Lean and Agile, measuring the impact of Lean and/or Agile initiatives. This presentation is based on a real case study, using Lean Six Sigma's Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) process to make the Scrum process more efficient in a software start-up.
LEAN has been used primarily in manufacturing industries, however, recent trend is to use it for service industries as well, for identifying waste in processes and making the process robust and efficient, which in-turn drives the business requirements, aligning the requirements to project objectives thru LEAN.
Four strengths project managers must possess in order to share and pass on vital information about the profession to new practitioners is the "L.O.V.E." or "Learn, Offer, Value, and Educate" philosophy. The L.O.V.E. philosophy focuses on the human as the keystone of the project since they are the ones who plan and implement the project process - and they are the ones who complete those projects. This webinar will examine this philosophy and discuss how you can apply these characteristics to your projects and relationships. Examples and case studies from the public service industry, military, private industry, and academia, will be reviewed.
During this webinar, participants will delve into the depths of successful grant writing and how to lay the foundation for exponential growth capacity-building for their professional and/or volunteer pursuits.