The transition to Agile takes time and it is a significant cultural change. Skeptics needs to be convinced that Agile will deliver the benefits.This presentation proposes a new way of using the "traditional" project benchmarking approach adapting it to the specifics of an Agile Project Team.
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This talk will present the current status on various certifications (knowledge and practice based) by various professional organizations in project management. It is intended to bring up the debate about whether certification is “sufficiently” contributing to the practice of project management and if not, what can be done to improve the impact of certification on project management.
Project management faces new challenges ahead to deal with multi-projects environments. On top of that, globalisation and outsourcing trends add more complexity to project, program and portfolio management. Traditional PMOs are struggling to balance flexibility and control while still assuring strategic alignment. As a result, new PMO models are needed. In this webinar, we are going to present cases and suggestions on how to create, implement and maintain virtual PMOs.
Project management helps advancement for strategic implementation that requires an environment to create a “Thinking Organization”. Every team member needs to behave like a “strategic leader” and develop a driving force for a thinking organization.
In this engaging session, we make the case for why as a project leader you should be personally invested in organizational change for your project efforts. Participants will learn why change is so vital to their project success as well as how to action 3 critical change moments that matter toward project success. Participants walk away with practical learning that can immediately be applied to enhance any project leader’s toolkit!
Projects are hard enough when the focus is on getting the technical result produced, on time, on budget and to specification. When we add in the complication of getting that used, however, the challenge becomes much more significant. Organizational change requires the evolution of structures, roles, responsibilities. processes and - above all - behaviours. It is all about getting people to work in new and different ways, and to embrace why they need to make this change.
As project managers we often have projects handed to us. We are often not involved in defining the compelling reason to make the change or do the project. Our involvement often begins with a: “Hey Sue, would you take this one on?” And off we go to plan and deliver the project, sometimes in a bit of a vacuum that can bite us along the way.
Change Management is viewed more and more as critical to project and organizational success. In this Change HEADWAY webinar, we will be examining the change management process from a project manager's perspective to understand how change management can impact all aspects of your project.
As our gut-wrenching experience with COVID-19 demonstrates and neuroscience validates, unexpected, unwanted, and undeserved change can plunge us into fear/threat mode, causing the good stuff that feeds our brain (oxygen, glucose) to rush past our necks so we can fight/flight/flee, robbing us of the cognitive capacity to think clearly and creatively. During the stress of change, when our IQ inevitably goes down, building our CQ® (Change Intelligence®), is like putting our own oxygen mask on first. We remember to breath, separate our knee-jerk, fear-based reaction from a more mindful response, and remember that we have options – and the more options we have, the more power we have. The Chinese symbol for Change consists of two characters – Crisis + Opportunity. Join us to learn science- and experience-based ways that you can help yourself, your team, and the projects you manage leverage CQ® to lead through the A.R.C.s of change – regaining Autonomy, Relationship, and Certainty and emerging more Agile, Resilient, and Capable than before.
If only CHANGE were easy. We lead projects and initiatives every day and the odds that they will be successful are not in our favor. It is like herding cats. Evidence shows that incorporating Emotional Intelligence makes it easier to lead people down a different path than they are currently on.