What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of the project manager has long been shifting away from someone who can tick off tasks as complete on a Gantt chart and towards a strategic leadership position for effecting change in an organization. What is the future of project management?

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Business Leadership for IT Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Before I’d got far reading Gary Lloyd’s Business Leadership for IT Projects I realized he was offering a critical assessment on the Standish report on project failure – thankfully. The book is aimed at people who are in a project leadership position but who perhaps don’t have the hands on practical experience of a project manager. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). Leadership.

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Top 10 Books on Change Management (2020 edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

Aimed at people doing change management in a leadership role (aren’t we all?), The Catalyst (2020) is so good! Change management is so important for making sure that the change you deliver is embedded in the organisation. In other words, if you want people to use what you create — or to shift their ways of working to the new standards and processes you implement — then you have to help them through the transition.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

Stressed leadership

Musings on Project Management

Well, here in the Spring of 2020, leaders are stressed; and circumstances are somewhat chaotic (meaning not only disorganized and counterproductive, but small effects are highly leveraged by exponential responses) And so one wonders: are our best leaders in crises and chaos likely to have been trained in the military where the 'fog of war' is all too real? leadership

How Leadership Affects Projects (And How You Can Lead Yours)

Girl's Guide to PM

Sarah Coleman is co-author of Project Leadership, a book in its third edition exploring how leadership and project management intertwine. The last edition came out 16 years ago – yes, people were talking about project leadership even then! On the subject of lists with three things in, what are your three top tips for project managers wanting to take a more leadership role on their projects?

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Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership in uncertain times requires The goal of staying nimble, responsive, and flexible in these rocky times has become entrenched steadfastly in the minds of the marketing community. . This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas.

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6 Ways to Track Project Expenses


This post was updated September 23, 2020). Leadership Project Management Training VideosProjects cost money. Being able to manage and track expenses is what keeps the project within a budget. Stakeholders are not likely to consider the project a success if it costs them too much.

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When leadership is autocratic

Musings on Project Management

Autocrates and autocratic leadership -- on the one hand -- and the classic risk management on the other hand. And we ask this because: From essayist Eric Grill writing in the leadership blog of St Thomas University we learn that: Autocratic leaders typically make all major decisions on their own, with little or no input from others. leadership Risk Managementis the latter pointless in the context of the former?

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

This is complete guide on leadership in project management. Here you’ll learn: What is leadership in project management in practice? Key Concepts of Leadership. Leadership Without Authority. Leadership In Project Management: What Does it Mean? Leadership

12 Sure-Fire Ways to Improve Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Leadership Productivity Project Risk ManagementMike was a functional project manager in an organization where I managed a PMO. He was winsome and a hard worker. But his projects were trending in the wrong direction and his manager was not happy with Mike's performance.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Summer Edition

Epicflow Blog

Leadership is a complex phenomenon that has been studied by scholars for many years and still is a relevant topic for research. Go on reading to learn about the best leadership tips and insights of this summer. Create a ‘diversity and inclusion leadership team’.

The Death of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

I am reminded of the zombie movie each time I have a discussion about project management versus project leadership. Leadership is that branch of management concerning the development, nurturing and utilization of influence as way of motivating others to some end or objective.

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Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams


Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap. The solution: Virtual team leadership 4. The solution: Virtual team leadership Today, working in global teams is no longer possible without virtual communication and leadership. You want to learn more about virtual team leadership? Globalization and digitalization enable us to work with employees and partners from different countries.

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Seven Aspects of Project Risk in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ahead of its January meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2020, based on the input of 750 experts and outlining the biggest risks faced by economies over the next 10 years [1]. 1] World Economic Forum, The Global Risks Report 2020, 15 th Edition. [2]

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Project Budget Template for Excel


We regularly publish a blog with articles and videos on project management, leadership, and business concerns. This post was updated September 16, 2020).

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The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet


But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2020 your best year yet. Best Self-Help Books About Leadership.

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Strategic leadership

Musings on Project Management

Goals leader leadershipAre you willing to follow -- or be led by -- a leader who can't do the job you're doing?What What I'm speaking of is the distinction between the strategic leader and the operational leaderThe strategic leader is the visionary -- usually -- but most importantly is the leader that connects all the dots in the long game; allocates resources strategically; causes integration to occur for the benefit of.

What is a Program Manager?

Girl's Guide to PM

You’ll receive broad direction from your leadership team. It’s part of the leadership skills you’ll have to demonstrate in the role. Managing a program should be considered a senior, influential, leadership role. First we should start with a definition of program management.

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Adept Leadership: How Continuous Growth and Development Cultivates Productivity


When you consider the complexities of going solely virtual — at least for the time being — it can be pretty overwhelming, especially when you’ve been doing things the traditional way for the longest time; yet this is exactly the reason why leadership styles have to evolve, to respond to situations at hand. . More than anything, your organization needs adept leadership. A huge part of strategic leadership is changing the culture. Struggling to hit your 2020 goals?

The yin and yang of project leadership™ 

Susanne Madsen

Yin leadership is enabling and is concerned with making it possible for others to flourish, lead and contribute. This side of leadership sets a high standard and expects the team to deliver to it. It shows that project leadership encompasses a high degree of yin as well as yang.

How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


From planning and forecasting to communication and leadership, a project manager has to wear many hats. Leadership and communication are both better learned in the field than in the classroom. Leadership. How to become a project manager?

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Managing Remote Teams: Challenges, Best Practices & Tools


This post was updated March 2020). Leadership Project Management Training VideosAs technology advanced, so did the workforce and how teams work. No longer were organizations tied to dipping into the local talent pool. With broadband, mobile devices and software solutions, teams could be recruited anywhere and work remotely. While this widened the net in terms of capturing skilled workers, it creates a whole new set of problems for managers.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January February March April May June July August September October November December 2020 2021 2022 2023.

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NLP for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

Peter speaking at the APM Rethinking Leadership conference. At the same time I identified some lessons for leadership styles for project management. Leadership styles. Understanding the events and the situation help you apply the right leadership style.

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Leadership vs. Management w/ Ross Beurmann

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann joins Dave to talk about the difference between Leadership and Management. Leadership is Language – L. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

Talent Planning in 2020: 4 Best Practices


– Which employees have great leadership skills and a potential to get promoted. Second, you’ll be able to take a look at their leadership skills and determine if they can be a future team leader or manager.

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Annual Agile SAFe Summit is Going Virtual for 2020

Brad Egeland

THE GLOBAL SAFe ® SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL OCTOBER 27 – 28, 2020 The premier event for SAFe practitioners and Scaled Agile community members will now happen online. We’re bringing together the best practices, stories, and leadership principles from more than 600,000 professionals in 20,000 organizations around the globe.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

You can’t know too much about leadership. Let’s take a look at leadership tips that world experts prepared for you this winter. 4 Basic Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight. In this paper, Marcel Schwantes lists and grounds four rules that a good leader should follow to keep their leadership skills at the level. Your purpose is the driving force of your leadership efforts, and it doesn’t disappear even when all your business objectives are met. .

The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


We combed through best-seller lists, spoke with veteran PMs, and read a ton to put together this list of the best project management books for upgrading your career in 2020. The best books for crafting your leadership qualities. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. Why you should read this: Project management (and especially project leadership) is more about people than processes.

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Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

A major part of effective project leadership involves understanding the importance of continuing to learn and develop new skills. In this article, we take a closer look at why it is important to develop new skills in 2020. The Crucial Leadership Skills to Focus On.

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Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations


The post Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations appeared first on Agilemania. Introduction to digital transformation Digital transformation in simple words is the process of utilising technology to comprehensively change your.

PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs


PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The PMO leadership journey to becoming a Savvy PMO builds on a collaborative approach to adapt processes, support multiple work methodologies, and relook at their toolset. Planview created the Savvy PMO Guide Series to give organizations actionable guidance on how progress PMO leadership.

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Top Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2020 and How to Get Them

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we move into 2020 and the start of a new decade, it is important to take the time to consider how your industry and workplace may have changed in recent years, and how they will continue to evolve in the future. Adaptive Leadership.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Spring Edition

Epicflow Blog

We’ve selected the best recommendations of eminent sources for you to boost your knowledge and advance your leadership skills. In this paper, Nancy Duarte looks at today’s crisis as a challenge to improve your leadership style and help your employees become more engaged and motivated.

Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

This might happen if you go on to develop the deliverables further in a Phase 2 project or just because senior leadership changes and they want you to justify a decision made on the project, even though that project is now closed. I’d recommend Penny Pullan’s book, Virtual Leadership. I ran a subscriber-only webinar a while back about trends in project management collaboration tools and the barriers to adopting new technology in a project environment.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada. Join and learn the latest trends in project management, communication, and leadership.

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Overcoming bias in project management

Girl's Guide to PM

Her leadership and guidance is of paramount importance during planning and execution. Since good decision-making is critical for good leadership and guidance, project managers need to know how heuristics (mental disposition) and biases (personal inclinations) influence a project manager’s decisions. This is a guest post by Roland Hoffmann. Are you biased as a project manager? You might be surprised!

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