Progressive leadership is required in today’s business climate, as well as in the future, in order to engage and improve the employee experience, and in the case of the knowledge manager, earn the confidence and trust of the knowledge worker to improve business performance
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This presentation examines inspiration and examples of inspirations in all facets of our life and how these lessons can be used to improve leadership skills. Drawing from a wide range of personal expertise and continuous learning, Dave will present a grab bag of different ways inspiration can be found in our lives This presentation will be a highly interactive discussion as well as glimpses of a grab bag of inspiration examples. Some part of the grab bag will include things such as a snippet from a television series, to an example of a “well known leader”, to antidotes of everyday life. The attendee will leave with a better realization of how they are inspired and how they can & do inspire others.
Increasingly, organizations are embracing program management as the way to increase benefits to customers and end users by managing interrelated projects and operational activities as a program to realize more benefits than if they were managed separately. Since most programs, large or small, are complex undertakings with numerous changes to embrace and exploit, leading a program is a challenging and rewarding opportunity, but its focus is significantly different from leading projects or functional work. Success is measured in terms of not only deliverable but also by identifying, planning, realizing, transitioning, and sustaining benefits. Join this webinar to learn best practices to follow as a program leader to deliver the identified benefits and some guidelines for success with actual examples to focus on the concepts presented.
"Whatever a manager does, he (she) does through decision-making" wrote Peter Drucker, and actually the skill to make decision-making should be one of our top ability. It is even more important when tackling ethical dilemmas. So, join us for this interactive, fun, and informative session in which you will learn leadership skill, how to perform decision-making, analyze the barriers to it, and PMI's Ethics Decision-Making Framework (EDMF).
This webinar for project managers focuses on being your best in both your leadership and your followership roles, as well as, bringing out the best in your teams by coaching for both leadership and followership. The facilitators offer a host of ideas and practical advice from their exciting new book Leadership is Half the Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership and Collaboration (University of Toronto Press, 2015).
First, Gus will use real-world, high-stakes scenarios to discuss leadership in a general sense. Then, he will apply these concepts to project managers, using a unique perspective of cadence and rhythm to establish control with minimal confrontation. Finally, the presentation will ensure that the audience has practical takeaways by: 1) Highlighting “defining moments” for project leaders, 2) Considering what difficulties arise and what sacrifices might have to be made, and 3) Offering methods for practical solutions and methods for resolving the issues
In today's PMO environments, a clear understanding of PMO management’s leadership role and responsibility is absolutely essential for a successful evolution, from project management to program management to portfolio management organization. This presentation will focus on the expanding role and vision of PMO management while exploring the corresponding project/program/portfolio management essentials and dynamics necessary for collaboration and organizational success.
Corporations require well defined strategies and successful implementation of strategicCommunication comes in all forms and is crucial to good leadership. Eric will discuss how to communicate in a positive manner with teammates at all levels, including how to communicate during disagreements or difficult situations.
How can you make sure your work is of high quality? Presenter Bruce Harpham will discuss how to leverage the quality best practices from health care and other industries in project work. These practices will set you apart from others and speed your career advancement.
Leadership is a process, not a position. Leadership deals with people and their dynamics, which are continually changing. They are never static. The challenge of leadership is to create change, influence and facilitate growth. Those require movement, which, as you will soon see, is inherent in moving up from one level of leadership to the next.