Projects are always hard to successfully manage. Even in the simplest possible case, when all of the objectives are known in advance and resources are available, there is still need for constant adjustment in response to external variables. PMBOK and basic tools do a great job of helping the PM manage these projects, but what happens when things aren’t so simple?
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New project managers (and sometimes seasoned project managers alike) often fall victim to a few common missteps that unfortunately can prove fatal to their success. While project managers can often become consumed with the day-to-day crises, administrative tasks and status updating, they can sometimes lose sight of key steps that are a key part of the foundation of any successful project. This workshop explores four specific pitfalls often faced by the new project manager and provides specific techniques and best practices that can be immediately applied to avoid them.
On this webinar attendees will: 1. Discover the barriers to high performance teams 2. Learn the four elements that leaders keep front of mind to allow them to create high performance teams 3. Learn practical tips on how to start developing your own high performance project team
Join bestselling author Jerry Manas, author of the new book, The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook, and Maureen Carlson of Appleseed Partners, as they present findings from an all new comprehensive study on resource management and capacity planning. The session will include the top 5 habits of resource-savvy organizations, and demonstrate how these organizations have overcome common pain points.
Using an Agile Methodology, companies have proven that they can take a concept from idea to revenue generation quickly. So, why are people still afraid to adopt?
The 80/20 Principle, also known as the Pareto principle, states 80% of your outputs are derived from 20% of your inputs. In other words, the majority of the tasks you get done or products your produce are a result of only a handful of activities. This presentation is designed to give you five rules to make better decisions using this principle. You will start to realize how few decisions are actually important, and when they are essential, default responses are already in place. Also, this process will help you determine what is working (double down) and what is not (change early).
This discussion will focus on how a leader would know that a project team is on track and what they might be able to do to get things back in line if there are issues. It will leverage the Praxilient Outcome framework process at a high level and will demonstrate how a leader who may not know a lot about project management could benefit from engaging to assure their outcome expectations will be met. This is the 1-2-3-4-5 of build a line of sight between the expectations and the project work. By understanding these principles, a leader will be able to better understand the age old question of “how much for what” sooner and more continuously throughout the project and suppliers will be able to clearly understand the target that they are shooting for