How To Present To Project Executives

Girl's Guide to PM

In this piece, Leigh talks about how to tailor your presentations for C-suite level executives. As you grow in your project management career, you’ll be called upon to make various presentations. However not all presentations are the same. The Presentation Book is also good.

It’s all in the Presentation

The Lazy Project Manager

Presentation can win the day. My friends from Office Timeline have some useful thoughts along these lines, well less about dining and waiters but more about impressive presentations to your clients and your executives: Project Software for Presentations That Stand Out in Meetings.

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How To Present To The C-Suite (And Everyone Else)

Girl's Guide to PM

In this piece, Leigh talks about how to tailor your presentations for the top echelons of management and the rest of the world, and how to make an impact in both. As you grow in your project management career, you’ll be called upon to make various presentations.

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Agile 2019 Presentations

Leading Answers

I learned this week that two of my presentation submissions for the Agile 2019 conference in Washington D.C. It will be a fast-moving presentation recapping the rise, role, and results of agile approaches before moving onto emerging trends.

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Presentation Skills: A Guide for Project Managers

Online PM Courses

Too many Project Managers find it’s their presentation skills that let them down. Yet, having coached many presenters, I find that the difference between: a clear, confident presentation, and. a waffly, wobbly presentation.

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Presenting the New

It’s now possible to link to and share specific tasks or comments, accelerating the communication process. The post Presenting the New appeared first on

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Phase-Gate Process in Project Management: A Quick Guide

When you have a long-term project that needs to be evaluated regularly, and you’re dealing with numerous stakeholders, the phase-gate process could be an ideal fit for your organization. What is the Phase-Gate Process? Stages of the Phase-Gate Process.

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys. It needs processes.

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MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues


As Tim Runcie’s recent excellent article on the topic pointing out, Agile methodology helps to create processes, procedures, and ultimately results. The post MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues appeared first on MPUG.

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5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Project Approval Process

Project Risk Coach

Today, let's look at five ways to improve your project approval process. Project Approval Process. Project Approval Process. Better yet, have the project sponsors make brief presentations to the board and respond to questions.

Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

The Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process

Project Bliss

The Osborn Parnes creative problem-solving process is a structured way to generate creative and innovative ways to address problems. Origin of the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-solving Process. The two collaborated to formalize the process.,

Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach. Risk Management Planning What is the Risk Management Process? So, most times you can expect to make lots of lists to keep up with the entire process.

Don’t over-process your project management communications!

Kiron Bondale

Let’s do a deeper dive into the waste of over-processing. Over-processing occurs whenever someone continues to work on an activity past the point where it would be deemed acceptable from a customer’s perspective or past the point where meaningful value is being added.

People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

Best of 2018: Presenting Your 10 Favorite Blog Posts This Year!


From all the posts on various topics around project management , time management , organizational agility , disruptive trends and professions in project management , you particularly liked these 10: #10: Digital Transformation Projects (2): Opportunities and Challenges of Digitalization Digital transformation breaks with tradition and replaces obsolete processes with newer and more efficient ones. There was a lot going on at InLoox in 2018, which is also reflected on the InLoox blog.

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Insights into the Project Management Job Seeking Process

Arras People

Over the years Arras People has been dissecting and writing about the project management recruitment process on the Camel Blog, providing advice, hints and tips on how any project management jobseeker can improve their job hunting tactics. Application Process. Short listing Process.

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A Practical Guide to the Strategic Management Process


By asking questions like these, you are only beginning to scrape the surface of your strategic management process. While seemingly self-explanatory, these are among the most important aspects of your strategic planning process. Ensure You Have a Strategic Management Process in Place.

Any Effective Process Must.

Herding Cats

Any effective process must provide the following when searching for the Root Cause of the problem the process is trying to fix OR the Beneficial Outcomes the process is trying to maintain. The process must. Clear delineate the know causal relationships that combine to cause to problem OR provide a benefit from the process. Clearly present the needed evidence used to support the existence of the identified causes or the resulting benefits from the process.

How to Simplify the Decision-Making Process


Too many organizations make their internal processes more complicated than they need to be and waste a lot of time trying to ensure compliance. Kanban is a visual methodology that presents the project workflow system in the form of a board that’s logically arranged and easy to follow.

Large Programs Require Special Processes

Herding Cats

This Integrated Program Management Conference (IPMC) 2013 presentation addresses the issues of managing these programs in the presence of uncertanty. . Both are present no matter the size - from small to mega.

How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

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13 Tips to Deliver Exceptional Presentations


Whether you are proposing a project, introducing a new process, or sharing an update with your team, presentations are an essential, in-person communication tool for project managers. In this article, I’m going to share 13 tips to help you deliver exceptional presentations to support your projects. The tips cover two areas: preparing for and delivering your presentation. As a teenager, I was completely petrified of public speaking, particularly in class.

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

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No Pain, No Gain?


Net Present Value (keep reading!) Net Present Value. A weighted scoring model is a good tool because it provides an organized process for selecting projects based on many criterions. Turning Project Financial Analyses into a Painless Exercise. Introduction. “No

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Project Management Employers Need to Fish From Different Talent Pools

Arras People

On numerous occasions over the last few months, excellent candidates have been shortlisted by Arras People to present to clients only to see knock backs due to the sector they have previously worked in. PM Careers Advice Project Management Recruitment PM Hiring Issues recruitment process

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A camel is a horse designed by a committee

Kiron Bondale

Beyond the proposal review itself, there is usually a need to go through some type of formal intake process and to provide other documentation for committee-specific needs.

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Communication Breakdown

The Lazy Project Manager

Communication on a project is a two way process. You are communicating out and you are receiving communication back at you and the usual complexities of filters and noise typically confuse the process of giving and receiving clear, accurate and understandable information.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

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PMI Are some more equal than others?

The Lazy Project Manager

I then extended the questioning to assess if people felt that the same people got to present too often? The challenge is to find speakers with different perspectives and views who are good presenters. Stream 1 is the CFP (Call for Papers) process which is formal and automated.

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Agile transformations should lead with changing mindset and behavior rather than practices

Kiron Bondale

Golf presents a similar scenario – learning to swing a club is secondary to mastering weight transfer. Tagged: agile project management , improving project management , Process compliance stupidity.

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How successful is your sprint planning?

Kiron Bondale

While it might be convenient to conduct this ceremony first thing in the morning, the team should develop a sense of when they are likely to be fully present in mind and body and schedule it accordingly. Agile Project Management agile project management improving project management Process compliance stupiditySprint planning is one of the standard events within the Scrum framework.

Hiring Process for Growing Businesses


Instead, it will be a constant process of attracting new candidates, figuring out who’s the best, and keeping the talent pipeline full. You will need to adapt your hiring process in order to scale. Hiring process. The process has 3 stages: sourcing, screening, and interviewing.

Have courage!

Kiron Bondale

Presented with an unrealistic deadline to deliver fixed scope with fixed resources and budget, if no one demonstrates courage by raising concerns or by negotiating for a feasible commitment, the team might have just signed up for their very own real-life Kobayashi Maru scenario.

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Create a Process Template for Every Project, Task and Role in Your Company


A great part of running a company is managing the processes that occur over and over again. These processes must remain consistent so that the results are achieved each time. A less high pressure situation is a process where supplies are checked and restocked. Intro.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process


The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process. Net present value.

Is your methodology a melting pot or a tapestry?

Kiron Bondale

Each might have their own distinct intake process which they use to receive and analyze project requests and they are also very likely to have some unique informational and control needs. Tagged: improving project management , Process compliance stupidity , Stakeholder analysis , work intake.

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4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process


The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process. Net present value.

Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

If the information within it is going to be ingested by some automation to feed other processes then standardizing the format will improve processing efficiency and quality. But if these conditions are not present, the emphasis should be on the quality of the content and not on the format or structure. Process Peeves Project Management Project Portfolio Management improving project management PMO Process compliance stupidity

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