An Inside Look at Strategic Business Management Skills Sessions at PMI® Global Congress 2015-North America Join us for a panel discussion on Strategic Business Management Skills and get a glimpse into some of the key themes to be presented in this content area at PMI Global Congress 2015 –North America.
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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.
Establishing and managing schedule and cost contingency are integral to project risk management. Yet many organizations still struggle to define and adopt best practices that provide the organization confidence in their contingency setting processes.
We are excited to bring Todd C. Williams President of eCameron to speak about Project Sponsors. As social media has taught us, the audience wants to be part of the discussion and this format draws on the collective group‘s knowledge. Some of the issues covered will include: micro managing sponsors, sponsor absenteeism, lack of engagement, replacing your sponsor, the 1st time sponsor, and more.
Organizations demand that the projects that they commission these days are successful in order to meet their increasingly aggressive strategic goals, and for this to be possible the project managers that lead these strategic projects need to be the very best that they can be. But what skills are demanded on the new generation of 21st Century Project Managers? Join Peter Taylor in saying ‘goodbye’ to the ‘Accidental Project Manager’ and ‘hello’ to the Real Project Managers of today.
An avalanche of emails. Too many meetings. Competing deadlines. Conflicting personalities. Managing projects in an increasingly complicated and ambiguous world is highly complex and extremely stressful. This session will help you work smarter, be more focused and productive, stay cool under pressure and perhaps help you live longer.
Project managers often struggle to reach success at work because of their limited formal authority. Presenter Bruce Harpham, PMP will discuss how to overcome this obstacle by exploring different tips and techniques, discussing the importance of organization, and how this can enhance your reputation.
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.
Don't miss the follow-up presentation to this webinar, Mind Maps and Effective Project Managers
This webinar will discuss how to be an effective Project Manager and focus on strategic assets such as the ability to manage yourself and manage others. Michael Stratton, practicing project manager, will show you how to improve productivity, think strategically through the use of mind maps, produce work that matters and how to navigate the power personalities that exist within your organization.
While every project is unique, project managers encounter common problems that are sources of stress, risks, and project delays. Harry Hall feels your pain. He’s been managing projects for more than fifteen years. Harry will give you practical tips you can immediately use.