All projects run into difficulties and some troubling situations can be very challenging for the project team to address. Issues with sponsors, clients, subcontractors, management and other stakeholders related to requirements, funding, resources, scope changes and other factors can arise, adding stress and turmoil to any effort. Learn what the common project challenges are and what the PM and tea...
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Learn how to handle troubling situations effectively! Note: This is a sequel to an earlier webinar titled “Handling Difficult Project Situations” that contains all new situations and proven solutions.
Concurrent product development is not just doing tasks in parallel, but focusing on project definition, cross-functional teaming and constant refinement of the final product based on end user requirements. Cross-functional teams are the key to accelerating innovation, reducing time to market and delivery the right product or service to the end user.
In this session Adam describes and illustrates best practices that inform the HVP approach as well as his own learning and experiences from a Project Management perspective. He examines how HVP systems and culture drive Project Management Excellence through mastery of Input Management, Action Management, and Work Management domains. Participants learn how the Getting Things Done (GTD) framework, Toyota Production System “Rules in Use”, and Theory of Constraints inform the High-Velocity Productivity mindset. If you’re a project manager seeking better guidance, navigation, and control of your work, you will not want to miss this webinar with Adam as he shares his own experiences, combat tactics, and battle scars from lessons learned along his never-ending journey towards High-Velocity Productivity.
A project leader of a functional team, in late 2020, may encounter external stakeholders that may negatively affect aspirational guidelines that all PMs must strive to achieve. By nature of this type of organization, a PM has little or no formal power. How does a PM maintain the position of being fair, being factual with stakeholder raising conflict, defending himself/herself in a responsible manner, and respecting those stakeholders bringing negative (perceived or real) risks? In the process groups of initiation and executing, I plan to share also two to three examples from projects in the ASIC supply chain business experienced in the past (good, bad, ugly) in the in the initiation and execution areas.
As a Project Manager, the way you handle your emotions and those of others on your teams can go a long way in determining your success. In this webinar, we will discuss how emotions can either enhance or wreck your career as a Project Manager.
As projects become more complex, they require collaboration between many different parts of an organization. Creating a common vision and project approach become critical to project planning, approvals and successful project execution.
We've gotten really good at standing up and scaling Agile delivery teams, but now many leaders are realizing the challenge is with the upfront 'Discovery' process and making sure the teams are working on the right deliverables.
An introduction to change management (CM) from the eyes of a project manager who had no formal experience with CM prior to the biggest transformation project of his career. I’ll walk through the context of the ERP implementation, then introduce the Change Management (CM) Cycle and its components. I’ll give one or two concrete examples of what I did to practically apply CM in the project for each of the 5 pillars of the CM Cycle, discussing the value that each of those applications/tools brought to the project.
Evolution of leadership styles is a continuous process. Leadership styles are influenced by market forces. Over the last few decades, the world has witnessed numerous leadership styles namely autocratic leadership, bureaucratic leadership, participative leadership, transformational leadership, to name a few. COVID-19 pandemic has posed a new challenge to the world where the employers as well as the employees were severely affected due to business uncertainty. This gave rise to emergence of a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world for which a new style of leadership was required to be evolved for growth and sustenance of businesses. We will discuss how different but successful leadership styles are evolving during the post pandemic era. My deliberations shall examine in particular the usefulness of some people management way of working prescribed in agile values, principles and methodologies.