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Feb 15, 2018 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
Closing Q and A webinar for December 2017 Book Club on The Business of Portfolio Management – Boosting Organizational Value by Iain Fraser
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
Closing Q&A webinar for December Book Club on The Social Project Manager
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
This presentation explores the concept of bounded rationality & its impact on project management decisions. Different bounds have been identified & discussed which impacts critical decisions during different phases of the project life-cycle. A bound free model of decision making has been discussed as part of this webinar.
Jun 11, 2020 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
The process of project management is the process of making decisions. Much of our thinking about how to make decisions reflect an ideal generally called rational economic actor. In an ideal world, you weigh the alternatives based on reliable data, compute the most advantageous path and decide to choose that course. We maximize the expected economic outcome given some set of constraints. Ideally, we do this in a timely manner using a process that is transparent and inspectable. Everyone involved can understands why that particular decision was made. In the messy real world, we down-select the alternatives to consider. We work with limited data, fuzzy or even inaccurate data and, frequently, decide to take the path of least resistance.
Getting to better decisions requires some planning well before the decision is to be taken. Increasingly we acknowledge the role our inherent biases play in our decisions. The insights of behavioral economics allow us, up front, to design decision making strategies and processes which limit the role of our cognitive biases. No process will immunize us against all failures but knowing what to look out for increases our success rate.
During this talk we will examine how to increase the chances that our decisions will actually advance our project’s objectives without being stick in analysis paralysis. We will discuss how to make your decision making more aligned with your goals and make those decisions quicker and more reality based.
Sep 21, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
This webinar is Part I of a two-part series that is aimed at breaking down the computational content of the PMBOK® Guide and making it more understandable, as well as applicable to the real world.
Sep 28, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
This webinar is Part II of a two-part series that is aimed at breaking down the computational content of the PMBOK® Guide and making it more understandable, as well as applicable to the real world.
May 5, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
This webinar will review the benefits of incorporating design on projects and provide a high-level overview of methods and tools.
Aug 9, 2016 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Leadership is often treated as something to be built. Instead, we should consider leadership as something to be revealed. Are your projects revealing all the leadership they can?
Aug 31, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Peer coaching is a confidential process through which two or more professional colleagues work together to reflect on current practices; expand, refine, and build new skills; share ideas; teach one another; or solve problems in the workplace. When used effectively, peer coaching can be a powerful tool for individuals exploring issues and challenges more deeply and it likely to develop stronger ideas, actions, and goals. This webinar will introduce the concept of peer coaching, explore the coaching model, and how to develop a coaching practice within your workplace.
Jan 13, 2016 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
In this webinar, you will learn how to work effectively with your project sponsor to achieve success. You will learn how to interact with the sponsor through the project lifecycle: initiation, execution and closing.
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