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PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2019

12 June 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm ET (doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium is back for the second year! This virtual event will explore the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management profession across industries. Participants will gain an understanding of how to better position themselves for growth and to identify talent for their project teams. Register today!

PMXPO 2019

21 March 2019, 9:00am - 6:30pm ET (doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online

For those who attended last year welcome back, and for those who did not, we’re thrilled to have you on board this year. As the first PMI virtual event of 2019, PMXPO is ringing in the New Year in style. We’re kicking off the 12th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition with some spectacular speakers and game-changing sessions. We are proud to announce that this year’s keynote speaker is Derreck Kayongo! Derreck is the founder of the Global Soap Project. Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, this is an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs, and broaden your perspective on project management. Attend this virtual event from the comfort of your own home or office, and the best part is everyone attends for free with absolutely no cost to you. Register now, save the date, and tell your friends and colleges you will see them at PMXPO 2019!

PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018

June 13, 2018 | Online

The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018 is the fusion of two prior events, the Internet Systems & Technologies Symposium, and the Talent Management Conference. The new event focuses on the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management discipline and careers. Participants will better understand how emerging technologies affect their career and skills progression, as well as the evolving needs of hiring managers as they seek out top project management talent.

Upcoming Webinars

The 4-Hour (Project) Workweek

May 28, 2019 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Graf von Moltke was a Prussian Field Marshal who developed a rather genius, and simple, method to stack up his generals based on intelligence and initiative (or lack thereof.) The smart & lazy rose to the top because they made the right thing happen, at the right time and found the easiest way to do so. Marshal your projects (pun intended) and take control of your life! In this webinar, we'll go over strategy, tools and tactics for creating your own scalable project delivery system.

How to be a Chameleon in Your Project: Changing Your Management Style to Lead a Successful Project

May 29, 2019 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The world is becoming a difficult place to work as a Project Manager. We're working globally, across time zones and cultures, with new technology, and industries and projects are losing money at a staggering rate (Every 20 seconds, nearly $1 million is wasted globally due to poor implementation of strategy - PMI Pulse of the profession 2018).We need to adapt. As Project Managers, we are leading the way and bringing projects to success or failure. What can we do to change the statistics? How can we buck the trend of poor performance and reoccurring issues in projects? We need to learn how to work in this new environment and how we can excel. This webinar will show you how to do that by providing practical examples for how you can become a chameleon and succeed with complex projects.

On-demand Webinars

The Secrets to Developing a Culture of Candor

by Dana Brownlee
May 22, 2019 | 59:44 | Views: 601 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.62 / 5

Virtually everyone agrees that projects benefit significantly when team members and key stakeholders speak up to ask questions, voice concerns (early!), and provide honest feedback. It’s that candid feedback that helps teams arrive at better decisions and sometimes avoid all-out calamity, but the truth is that oftentimes team members (even PMs) don’t feel free to speak up.

Phileas Fogg: The Around the World Project Manager

by Chris Greco
May 22, 2019 | 61:03 | Views: 161 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.47 / 5

Phileas Fogg is the protagonist in Jules Verne's novel, "Around the World in 80 Days," and proves that the project management process works in a voyage to beat all other voyages! Listen to how Phileas used the project management processes that we use every day to navigate various (and dangerous) risks in order to get what he thought would be the greatest reward - a successful trip around the world.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Project Kickoff Worksheet

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by Andy Jordan

The project kickoff is one of the most critical activities on the project. This worksheet is intended to assist the project manager in preparing for the kickoff so that the meeting is as effective and efficient as possible.

Learn From Others

How to Understand Your Team

by Andy Jordan

New project managers won’t have as much familiarity with their team members. How do they overcome that and set themselves up for success?

12 Tips for Managing a Successful Project

by Hany Eskarous

There is no single way to manage all projects. We need to adapt, observe, experiment with new techniques, and above all be patient and excel in communication skills in order to get things done. Here are 12 tips to help you improve your craft.

Project Management – Alternative Lensing

by George Freeman, PMP

Seasoned project managers know there is no such thing as a pristine project, although you can often find one in a well-crafted corporate narrative. How can you have ultimate success when this type of clandestine reality (reality gap) is confronting you? If you are interested in seeing methodology viewed from challenging perspectives, then read on.

8 Ways to Better Lead Remote Teams

by David Deacon

Leading teams is difficult. Managing remote teams is even more challenging. Here are eight ways to get the very best from your people, wherever they may be working.

Dealing With a Runaway Team

by Andy Jordan

When the team seems to be working on a different plan than the project manager, what’s going on? And what needs to be done about it? A challenge for new project managers is figuring out the reasons and correcting things.

8 Common Project Manager Mistakes

by Mudassir Iqbal

To be a good project manager, you should know your weakness better than your strengths. Here, we look at some common mistakes made by project managers.

The PMI Talent Triangle® Skills: Two Out of Three Ain't Bad?

by Al Taylor

When it comes to the skills in The PMI Talent Triangle®, how do you rate? Is two out of three good enough for our careers as PMs, and good enough for our clients? Or do we need an even balance to be competent in all three areas?


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