Agile planning is widely different from Waterfall planning based on Gantt charts. There are many factors to consider when developing an Agile plan to make sure it increases successful project delivery. How can you use these steps to proactively approach Agile planning? In this webinar, attendees will learn the components of an Agile plan and how to create one. They will learn about the “onion” model of Agile planning and consider each step in the planning process, particularly product planning and release planning. They will leave with the knowledge necessary to construct their own Agile plans.
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Change and conflict go hand-in-hand. We need to understand and embrace how change can create conflict and how, as leaders, we need to address and manage that conflict. This webinar will provide you with ideas that will help you embrace the positive conflict that drives change and build your willingness to engage and manage conflict. The webinar touches the following concepts: the change process, pain vs. gain, change threshold, the change curve and strategies for managing conflict.
In the next five years, the world will see more projects than ever. The reconstruction of the economy, healthcare, social care, and society at large after the devastating global pandemic crisis, will be unprecedented in human history. According to McKinsey, Governments’ have announced $10 trillion in reconstruction funds just in the first two months of the crisis, which is three times more than the response to the 2008–09 financial crisis. These are millions of projects, which will need millions of project managers. However, despite this positive outlook, significant trends will put at stake the project management profession that we have learned to know in the past 40 years. We should consider these signals as an urgent call for profound change in our practices and a much needed in our competencies. A small price to pay compared to the unique opportunity that the project management profession has to lead what I call our new world driven by change.
Things that you found impossible in the past, like opening a business or achieving a goal, became possible after you chose to push ahead. So, it’s really just an opinion of something being impossible. It does not have to be your reality. How do you CREATE a resilient mindset? I like the word create, as you can create things from nothing. When I am stuck, I look at my next steps as IF it were a blank slate and that I control what my vision looks like. I am the creator of my own destiny. So, if YOU have the courage to create your own conditions, then the rainstorm is simply a rainstorm. We’ll discuss creating habits that support you and how to redefine stress so you have a launching pad to action. This webinar launches off of the human ideas from the other 8 Mastering the Arts webinars: Difficult conversations, human-ness in PM, contracts, negotiations, ethics, mediation and conflict resolution.
In this Webinar, we’ll discuss mechanisms to jumpstart your CX transformation practices and support your workforce become more customer-centric. We'll draw upon scenarios that many companies face to offer brief solutions and tangible actions you can adopt in your journey towards delivering a superior customer experience. We will cover topics such as customer journey mapping, voice of the customer exercises, creating a customer-centric maturity model, establishing the processes, playbooks, and templates to drive outcomes that achieve greater customer retention, renewals, and upsells.
The essential question that this webinar asks and answers is, “What about project management makes a difference?” As project managers, as leaders in our organizations and as guides to our teams, what are the actions, the behaviors and the moves that matter most? If you want to be the best project manager you can be—no matter where you are in your career—you’ll find insights and observations of value in this webinar.
Project management is a young and very dynamic science. Nowadays we have different methods, which we use together, individually, or one after another. Project management continues to develop. What direction is the development going in now? Today we pay more attention to the need for flexible methodologies, as they will give us the advantage of keeping up with the times or even getting a little ahead. Project Managers everywhere witness their profession develop, but there are now some challenges or possibilities for us. We have to think about the future. Which competencies must a future Project Manager have? What skills we need for the future depends on what choices we make and which direction we take. Now it seems that we are standing at a project management crossroads. The webinar shows professional development possibilities and what we can do for our growth.
In this webinar we will take a deep dive to understand the fundamentals of the Design Thinking approach. You will experience the power of Design Thinking concepts that can lead to the path of innovation and unveil new possibilities to generate valuable Projects. Projects that will add customer and Business value. Ultimately leadinng to your organization’s success.
Businesses are increasingly focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) – realizing that multiple perspectives can be more profitable when building products and services. However, DEI initiatives often translate to addressing the needs of marginalized groups whose members are immediately identifiable while underserving invisible groups like LGBTQ+, religions, people with mental health issues &/or disabilities, to name just a few. By continuing to disenfranchise these groups, companies are unwittingly lowering productivity and potentially losing valuable human resources. Through a mix of storytelling, statistics, and practicing human-centered design methodologies, webin