How an Acceptable Level of Scope Creep Trains Clients to Become Better Project Stewards and Allows PMs to Deliver Greater Value Scope creep is one of the top indicators of project failure. As budgets shrink and capacity flees, it is important that Project Managers manage and maintain client expectations while allowing and forecasting a reasonable level of creep in an effort to satisfy and add greater value to the client and customers. Participants will gain a framework for determining an allowable level of scope creep and assessing the impact on resources and interests. Additionally, participants will learn how to chart a client engagement path that develops clients into better project stewards.
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In today's program management environment, a clear understanding of roles, responsibilities, tools, techniques and best practices is absolutely essential for a successful transition from project management to program management. This presentation will focus on program management while exploring the corresponding project/portfolio management essentials and dynamics necessary for collaboration and organizational success.
We have moved from work on single projects and programs on occasion in organizations to a world in which our society is one in which projects and programs are the norm. To excel in such a society, organizations must reach a level of excellence as set forth in terms of its maturity in business development, projects, programs, portfolios, and knowledge management. This presentation discusses this projectification of society and how advanced levels of maturity can lead to excellence. It also describes what happens when a maturity assessment is done, and how often they should be conducted.
I’ve burned a lot of time - and career currency - trying to create that perfect project plan and I can tell you for a fact that those plans did not eat that first punch any better than plans created in much less time. Projectize is a bit of a mouthful but it’s a simple concept at heart: a 4-step method for getting from concept to project blueprint in days (not weeks.) 1. Unpack the work 2. Create a checklist 3, Size the work 4. Plan the work
Project Management is creating value by delivering results and outcomes through people. Today’s organizations need to recognize the conscious awareness of the impacts and implications of how projects bring about change. This seminar session will uncover reasons for project challenges with change, offer tips for strategic approaches for project success and a framework to define success for projects in your portfolio.
Planning has always been thought of as one of the key aspects of project management or even management in general. 65% of practitioners believe the planning phase to be the most critical to project success yet it is woefully understudied. New research from more than 1,300 global projects will be discussed.
In today’s global world, mobility is essential to many company’s profitability. Even traditionally conservative companies realize that the mobile landscape has permanently changed. How is mobile security keeping pace with this ever-evolving horizon?
This session aims to discuss ethical issues affecting project managers from public health practice perspective. In day to day practice of project management there are sevearl ethical and moral dilemmas that require attention from the project manager and their team.