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.
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The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted our work lives. While this too shall pass, the world is certainly not going to reset to pre-pandemic times. Our lives and the way we manage projects will settle into a new normal. Delivering success in the new normal will require proactive, ethical, and inspirational leadership. How do you lead team members who are largely working from home? How will you ensure cohesion and collaboration? How do you appreciate and inspire your team? This extremely engaging session presents seven practical, proven strategies for leadership success. You'll also get the chance to share your own winning moves with other attendees. Join us to learn, share, network and succeed!
Project management methods have tended to be too complex to be easily understood and applied by non-experts. The pivotal assumption has been that documenting every aspect of a project in detail will provide a high level of control of the planned activities during the implementation of the project. Many project managers ended up producing massive numbers of documents and swathes of paperwork, leading to an overall feeling that the role was primarily administrative. In contrast, widely used management disciplines are often linked to a few simple frameworks that can be easily understood, and applied, not only by managers but also by the majority of individuals. Porter’s Five Forces and value chain analysis help to make strategy a key area for every organization to apply.
In the following webinar, we will cover the definition of team leadership, discuss the top skills of how to lead the team successfully and how to develop these skills. Also, we will talk about the tools and benefits of using Software and different applications. We will touch emotional intelligence, look at the team from an individual level and go through a four stages spring-winter cycle of the employee’s professional growth. We will also cover How to treat the team members at the different stages of their spring-winter development.
This webinar will describe two tools that project managers can use in rescuing distressed projects, team members, and stakeholders. Project managers can use the Breathing-Bleeding-Broken-Consciousness model to stabilize the project emergency and buy time to fix the project problems. The Perception-Appraisal-Motivation-Action model aids the project manager in fixing communication problems with the project team and stakeholders.
Learn techniques to effectively manage the “Big Cats” also known as “executive stakeholders” during the strategic execution of complex projects and programs. Bob Kermanshahi presents a pragmatic / real world approach based upon his learnings from leading multiple large transformational projects at one of the world’s largest and oldest companies.
Rather than simply delivering a quality product, project managers are now expected to take responsibility for ensuring the benefits that the product should provide. Although expectations have moved on, the corresponding tools have not kept pace. This webinar presents a novel and powerful framework by which to extend existing tools into the benefits-delivery space.
As the complexity of project management continues to expand, Organizational Change Management (OCM) is becoming more ingrained in implementing projects. This is taking the entire topic of Stakeholder Engagement into new directions. We are moving beyond defining if the stakeholder is an advocate or an adversary, and trying to understand what is driving their position. Understanding the stakeholder’s organizational, and personal, culture is helping project evaluate the stakeholder perspective. This “Cultural Intelligence” of the project manager can greatly improve the effectiveness of the Change Management aspect of a project.
“May you live in interesting times!” This is an ancient and famous Chinese curse. Today, we do live in interesting times: Our environment is characterized to be Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous (VUCA). Change is constant and happens at a frenetic pace. Change poses severe challenges to project managers. It makes team members uncomfortable and may also cause unethical behavior or unprofessional conduct. Mismanaging change can severely impact project success. This very interactive webinar will cover a typical project change scenario and provide you with practical tips and techniques to deliver strong, proactive, leadership and confidently ride the waves of change.