Underperformance is a common threat to megaproject managers and the track record of cost and time overruns in these projects is well documented. While front end planning is important, not all events and scenarios can be foreseen when the project can take several years to complete and may involve many companies and stakeholders. In our research we find that the capacity to adapt to this uncertainty during the life of the project is crucial for megaproject performance but it is often overlooked as a capability.
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April 2018 Book Club Q&A Closing Webinar – Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology
Closing Q&A webinar for April 2018 Book Club on Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology by Elizabeth Harrin.
Communication is the building block of business relationships. The communication can range from face-to-face meetings, conference calls, emails and presentations. In all such scenarios it is vital for the Project Manager to get his/her message across to the audience.
April 2018 Book Club Intro - Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology
Introductory webinar for the April 2018 Book Club - Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology
The Gahcho Kué Project created the largest new diamond mine constructed in the world since 2003. In one of the world’s harshest climates, the project was successfully completed two months ahead of schedule. This project achieved its goals even with several chilling challenges. The Gahcho Kué project was awarded as a 2017 PMI Project of the Year Finalist. Learn about this awarded project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.
What went wrong? If you got everything right along the way and the change effort still faces problems, chances are you are not communicating effectively. In this session, we'll explore how communication influences change projects.
Shaping your Intercultural Project Leadership: How to Leverage Cross-Cultural Challenges in your Project
Intercultural gaps threaten many projects. National cultures, job cultures, enterprise cultures, generational cultures: any gap in those components can lead projects to face culture clashes…and additional problems. Yet, project managers can not only actively manage those gaps, but also leverage them and thus extend leadership skills. This webinar will highlight which levers project managers can use to identify and proactively manage intercultural factors within the project, and suggest practical ways to develop an intercultural leadership style which can be effective both at personal and team level.
This webinar will help close the gaps related to two primary factors contributing to change failure: (1) strategic implementation planning and execution, and (2) preparing leaders to navigate change. Learn a proven framework that readies leaders to become change champions.
Control Freaks, Queen Bees and Workplace Saboteurs: Preventing, Managing and Eliminating your Project Nightmare
Research shows that more than 70% of workers have been impacted by disrespectful workplace behavior. Disrespect comes in many forms: rudeness, sabotage, gossip, bullying, harassment, ignoring, demeaning, controlling and the list goes on. Regardless of the type, bad behavior poisons the work environment. Its impact is enormous: disengagement; loss of creativity and productivity; and sick leave, benefit and turnover costs. It not only creates dysfunctional workplaces, it can impact your project, clients, reputation and bottom line. Fortunately, there are many proactive, preventative measures that you can take to manage disrespect. With many tools and an action plan, everyone in your workplace can create an effective strategy to prevent, manage and eliminate your workplace nightmare.