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In this entertaining and insightful session, project management pioneers Laura Barnard and Jesse Fewell will sift past the buzzwords and project jargon to highlight the philosophical differences many approaches have and how our mindsets influence our perspective while acting out situations we've all experienced. At times hilarious, and other times reflective, this performance will then reveal how our quirks and stereotypes as project leaders hide deeper truths we collectively fear.
Being invited to pitch an idea to senior executives can be both a blessing and a curse. On the upside, it provides an opportunity to showcase expertise before individuals with influence and strategic decision making within an organization. On the downside, a poor presentation can cast a negative shadow over the perception of someone's capability. This session will demonstrate how to design and deliver information more effectively at the senior level and enhance preparedness for leadership.
In this session, Jody Temple White, an experienced citizen developer, will explain key concepts from the Citizen Development Body of Knowledge and how they were applied to an actual business case. She will walk through each of the key steps – from ideation, to suitability assessments to requirements gathering – and highlight how the tools and methodologies developed by PMI help provide structure and governance to the process. She will also walk through the application developed in the no-code platform AppSheet to demonstrate just how accessible citizen development is for users.
Project managers are required to make good decisions under huge amounts of pressure and time constraints. Studies confirm that 95% of these decisions are the result of an intuitive approach and not of rational logic. What can we do about it? In this session, we will reveal some of the most important mental traps that can impact our decisions and, through a series of real-life experiments, we will discuss practical ways to avoid them.
This session will highlight the benefits of multicultural teams in a virtual environment. Many practitioners are frustrated by cultural differences. However, cultural orientations can be used as a strength on virtual teams, creating solutions that are impossible to achieve in unicultural environments and that can help to prevent conflicts.
Many of us are not aware of the impact that our formative years as children have on our future. Those first few years of our lives have a strong influence on how we see ourselves which can in turn, determine both the course of, and success in our lives. In this presentation, we will discuss how you can begin to see yourself differently, and the resulting impact this has on your life – both personally and professionally.
In a world where strategic, project and operational decisions need to be made faster, and new ways of working such as remote, artificial intelligence and breakthroughs in medicine are occurring, it is increasing clear that leaders that go far and are successful are servant leaders that are strategic. In this virtual session, Wale will share how you can leverage this key leadership philosophy to build and sustain a high performing team as you bridge the gap between strategy and execution.
I can see you but I can't feel you. That's the challenge of virtual meetings and presentations. Everyone has a story of how their life and work are being affected by the pandemic and how it impacts their performance. Now more than ever, the ability to tell the story of how your life, your work and your world have changed is essential for team cohesion and effectiveness.
Columbia: Legacy and Lessons Learned takes you back in time on a journey to 2003 as Columbia returns from its ill-fated 28th mission into space. Experience the emotional and physical recovery from the STS-107 accident and engage in an extensive conversation on an array of powerful lessons on Project Leadership and Team Building that Columbia teaches us today.