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Getting to we: Forming a Partnering Culture in a Diverse Environment

by Jeanette Nyden
June 26, 2012 | 75:23 | Views: 168 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.92 / 5

In this web presentation, Jeanette Nyden, recognized collaborative communication expert, will discuss these three compatibility factors, and offer tips and insights how you can leverage collaborative communication skills to be more productive.

Inclusionist Leadership Behavior for PMs - Repeat

by Simma Lieberman
May 23, 2012 | 79:08 | Views: 648 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

This webinar will focus on inclusive behaviours that will help project managers be more effective as leaders of diverse teams. This may include communication styles, culture, work styles, ethnicity, gender, etc. When it comes to managing projects and teams to achieve desired outcomes, philosophy and theories of diversity and inclusion are not enough. We have to define the behaviours that project managers need to practice in order to fully engage each individual, and ensure that the team is in snyc with each other. By knowing how to include other people, uncover and leverage their skills, you can get more done, in less time, with less stress.

Change Dwelling Condition: New Dwelling in Empty Real Estate

by Lia Alfonso Ferreira Barrios
April 19, 2012 | 45:27 | Views: 155 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.20 / 5

Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a city of many faces, with impressive contrasts in its central area, where the most of its infrastructure-related services are concentrated in the central area, the richest one.

I'm a project manager: what does sustainability have to do

by Jennifer Tharp
March 21, 2012 | 61:08 | Views: 266 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.21 / 5

You’ve heard a lot about sustainability in the news, and your company may even have a sustainability department. Did you know that sustainability is also a core focus of project management? Project managers need to be fiscally sustainable – they manage time and budget – as well as socially and environmentally sustainable – they manage resources. However, sustainability isn’t just being “green,” being aware of our impact on the environment. We also need to evaluate risks related to labor practices, human rights, fair business dealings and consumer issues. Learn how to integrate sustainability into your own project management practices, and guide your company towards sustainability. One project manager CAN make a difference!

What Were They Thinking? What Was I Thinking?

by Catherine Bing
February 27, 2012 | 76:30 | Views: 304 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.96 / 5

Underlying cultural values drive business behavior. So many businesses depend on mission-critical projects, and often these project team leaders utilize resources with a variety of cultural backgrounds. This webinar starts with behaviors you may have experienced in your project teams (such as slow response times, lack of ideas, unwillingness to share problems in a timely manner, distrust, lack of communication) and focuses on possible underlying cultural orientations that drive that kind of behavior. The second portion of the webinar will focus on what project leaders do that may unintentionally discriminate against people who are "differeny" and offers advice on behavior options to be more effective when working in a multi-cultural environment.

Project Management considering sustainability principles

by Martina Huemann
February 22, 2012 | 59:51 | Views: 177 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.82 / 5

Martina Huemann will present the results of the PMI financed research project SustPM - Sustainable Development &amp;amp; Project Management, in which sustainability principles such as economic, ecologic, social-orientation, short, mid, long term-orientation, local, regional, global-orientation and values-based were integrated into project initiation and project management.

Global Diversity Community of Practice 2011 Members Meeting

by Stewart White, Betty Hutchins, Som Gollakota
December 19, 2011 | 90:37 | Views: 51 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.00 / 5

What is Global Diversity? What is the purpose of the Global Diversity Community of Practice? Why is it important to PMI and Project Management? What does the CoP offer? Who are the council members and what do they do? Why should I be a part of this CoP? How can I volunteer and contribute? How do I benefit from volunteering?

Project Management and Sustainability: A Perfect Marriage

by Darcy Hitchcock 
December 15, 2011 | 59:51 | Views: 283 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.29 / 5

Sustainability—the practice of changing how our organizations and society operate to live within the limits of nature while providing a high quality of life—is a rapidly growing field that needs people with PM expertise. Virtually all Fortune 100 corporations produce a sustainability report now; research has shown that companies pursuing sustainability typically have better stock prices; municipalities are pursuing sustainability goals; cleantech is now the largest area of venture capital. Sustainability has gone mainstream. Managing toward the triple bottom line (social, environmental and economic health) is becoming the expected norm. And project management professionals have so much to offer, for sustainability work in organizations is essentially project management and organizational change.

Leadership Drivers of Sustainable Six Sigma Initiatives

by Kam Gupta 
December 13, 2011 | 56:19 | Views: 490 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.19 / 5

This webinar will explore the critical success factors for successful and sustainable Six Sigma initiatives. In the webinar we will: 1. Explore leadership and its challenges 2. Understand how we lead 3. Explore the Impediments to sustainability 4. Examine how to take the learning one step forward


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