Growing global endeavors for economic and project implementation requirements, the dependency is increasing on access to the remote & virtual teams in spite of cultural diversity, time zones, language / accent barriers and understanding of IT. New dimension of leadership have emerged to manage virtual & remote teams and capture their valuable input. The challenge is to enhance interest of individual professional to contribute to the desired outcomes.
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In this discussion, we will explore how our unconscious assumptions about communication impact our effectiveness as leaders and professionals in a global work environment. We will learn how our approach to communication differs from others across the globe, and why it’s important to recognize the gaps. By interacting as a multicultural group, we will build a deeper awareness of our own communication style and what may be missing from our perspective. Facilitator will share from her extensive experience facilitating multicultural groups. Participants are encouraged to share cross-cultural success and failure stories for the benefit of the group’s learning.
How do you manage your team amidst a technological transformation? The current workforce ranges from Baby Boomers to Millennials, and the distinctions between generations – their cultures, their expectations, their styles and their “toys” – have never been so sharp and diverse. Bill’s presentation provides the latest information with practical techniques to help managers develop an efficient and effective organization by harnessing their staff’s strengths and understanding their various drivers
In his presentation, Dennis will address the following questions: Why are Government Project Management Offices (PMOs) needed ? Why is Project Business Management (PBM) the right sustainability solution? How is a sustainable PBMO created? What are the values and benefits of a PBMO?
Every community maintains some stable features that enable its stakeholders to identify it as distinct from other communities and from its environment. Communities have many built-in mechanisms to insure this stability. In a continuously changing environment, change becomes inevitable over time. Long living communities learn to carefully balance stability and change. In this talk we will describe some of the mechanisms that work toward and against change and discuss ways of dealing with them to improve the chances of long term success.
In this presentation you will learn how to: - How Project Managers Can Participate - Make the business case for sustainability.- Leverage best in class sustainability examples.- Integrate sustainability into PMI’s 9 knowledge areas.- Engage stakeholders with interests versus positions. - Identify cost saving opportunities with The Natural Step Framework.
Mr. Richard Maltzman and Mr. David Shirley will give a brief definition of Green Project Management as we see it and how all projects have green aspects.
Jennifer Tharp moves past the current CSR fads and explains why you, as a project manager, should be concerned with corporate social responsibility. Learn how responsible and sustainable projects have a real impact on the success of your projects, your business, and ultimately your career.