Successful distributed meetings require considerable upfront planning and vigilant real-time meeting management. In this article, the author shares key success factors from a meeting that he recently co-facilitated.
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Lessons Learned from the 2014-2016 Ebola Virus Response Project management is like building a house - the right way. What if the house was built on water in the middle of the rainy season? During an emergency response, that is what project management feels like. But who doesn't want to live on a house boat? The requirements to being a successful project manager during an emergency response are similar in theory but require a rapid scale-up of stakeholder efforts without overlooking the cultural sensitivities required for compliance, adherence, support, and sustainability.
Building on the very successful webinar “Integrating Agile Techniques into Traditional Projects” (https://www.projectmanagement.com/videos/508012/--Integrating-Agile-Techniques-into-Traditional-Projects-?authenticated=1) Lynda Carter and Dave Davis will present creating visual and interactive communications to convey status and allow for feedback from your audience. We will focus on low tech/high touch means to tell a story and allow for stakeholder feedback. By having all team members contribute to the chart and take ownership of its content – everybody will have a better understanding of their purpose in contributing to the project benefits. The charts that will be discussed include: • The Project Vision Chart • A Value Map Canvas • A Storyboard Map • Risk Charts • Others The PMO challenge is to relay knowledge in a relevant, easily consumed, and highly visual manner. Whether the need is to portray velocity in an agile environment, project schedule via a Gantt chart, or Risk Impact via a Probability Chart, the demand for graphical presentation is never ending. This presentation will focus on creating Interactive/Visual Communications for your project. It doesn’t matter where your project fits on the Predictive/Agile continuum – the opportunity is there for using visual control charts to communicate with all the stakeholders. This webinar is for all project types at any stage of the project. It’s relevant, it’s practical, and most of all it’s delivered by practitioners for practitioners. Let’s take hybrid to a new level and exchange ideas on visual/interactive communication.
"Y'all need to RSVP ASAP, so we know if that site is RFI or not! I mean, that's like PMP101, you got me?" Because communication is paramount in Project Management, it is crucial for all stakeholders to understand your message. This webinar will expose participants to a variety of cultures - how we perceive them and how they perceive us. The presenter will share his own experience and the challenges he faced as a project manager in various countries in Europe and Africa. This presentation will provide the cultural diversity awareness necessary to better lead team members.
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This template can help project managers plan key planning and customer activities in preparation for go-live. It can be easily tailored for deployment planning for projects of all sizes.
This package contains templates and a checklist that can be used for project management meetings: an Attendance List, Assigned Task List, Status List, AOB (Any Other Business) Items for Chairperson (Out of Agenda), Documents Circulated or Received List, and a Meeting Checklist. You can assign attendees to take charge of each form.
Effective communication is a prerequisite for the successful management of a project. The communication management plan serves as a guide and creates a framework for communication throughout the life cycle of the project. This plan should guide the project manager and the project team in planning, managing and controlling communication based on stakeholder information needs.
이 프리젠 테이션 템플릿은 중대형 프로젝트 또는 동일한 이해 관계자가있는 여러 프로젝트를보고하는 데 사용되는 공식적인 고객 대응 현황 보고서입니다.
This brief checklist is intended to help project managers ensure they are ready to conduct project kickoff sessions. Project managers should review the questions asked in this checklist and make notes of any items that are unclear/outstanding /etc. Any areas that are still unclear require action plans.
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New PMs have a very steep learning curve, and there’s no way around that. But learning to use one particular phrase can help make that learning a little easier...
Leaving a career as an IT professional to become a principal in a video-content firm, the author thought he might also be leaving his project management practice behind. But in the middle of his first film project, wondering how to achieve his next milestone, he realized how his project management skills would transfer into his new role.
To unleash the power that social media can bring to a business requires a well-thought-out strategy that combines social media, smart data analytics and specific goals and objects geared at building a sustainable and self-renewing connection with customers.
소셜 미디어가 비즈니스에 가져올 수있는 힘을 발휘하려면 소셜 미디어, 스마트 데이터 분석 및 고객과 지속 가능하고 자체 갱신되는 연결을 구축하는 데 필요한 특정 목표 및 개체를 결합한 잘 계획된 전략이 필요합니다.
The webinar Culture Club: Succeeding in a Diverse Workplace was such a hit, the discussion continued afterward! Here, Emily covers some additional questions and answers that came out of her presentation.
Innovative solutions require high levels of ongoing collaboration and feedback, intermingled with periods of focused creation. One of the keys to creating engaging collaboration is emotional assertiveness.
The effort to communicate effectively is worth the output, especially in workplaces. Know that we all have different ways of receiving information—and it changes with each individual.
Project teams are often faced with the need to quickly make decisions and are often called upon to defend and explain their decision-making process. A simple weighted matrix of choices can be a team-building activity and provide traceability for critical business decisions.
Internal misconceptions and lack of teamwork often hamper project delivery. People have not bought into the project, especially if it's outside their routine work. Spending a little extra time sensitizing team members and getting their buy-in can help your project delivery tremendously.
Whether you’re using your organization’s operating system or one of the many available document management systems, there are still some basic best practices for keeping your documents organized and safe. This article focuses on file nomenclature, security, revisioning and training.
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