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5 Best Icebreakers for Meetings & Training Seminars

nTask

Today, we see different companies looking to learn different icebreakers for meetings & training seminars. The Concept of Icebreakers for Meetings & Training Seminars in an Organization: Many organizations work on their employees’ communication skills by scheduling training sessions on the subject of icebreakers for meetings. They can ask, “How do you feel when you are in a room full of strangers during a seminar?” Icebreakers were initially part of the dating game.

2019 108
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SCRUM is about people

Musings on Project Management

Here's a seminar -- free even you are not a member -- that is more or less on the theme: "SCRUM is about people". Looking to hone your people skills and tie into SCRUM? Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Read my contribution to the Flashblog agile human factors

2016 163
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We Asked People What Makes a Good Leader, Here’s What They Said

Trello

Countless books, seminars, TED Talks, and articles have attempted to explain what it is and how to emulate it. Good leadership. But what does it really mean for us on a day-to-day basis? Productivity Leadership

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How to Recognize and Reward Your Project Teams

Project Risk Coach

Project team members grow tired of unappreciated companies. Therefore, rewards are important to long-term motivation. Let's look at some practical ways to recognize and reward your project teams. But rewards and recognition can be tricky. People are motivated in different ways.

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What Is a Program Manager? (Job Description Included)

ProjectManager.com

As with any profession, it’s also advisable for you to participate in professional events such as conferences and seminars to stay on top of the program management best practices.

2022 327
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The Growth of Value-Driven Project Management

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s seminars and webinars on project management maturity began more than two decades ago and laid the foundation for many of today’s value-driven project management practices. By Dr. Harold Kerzner.

2022 82
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PMI Global Conference 2019 for Project Management Enthusiasts and Professionals

Taskque

PMI’s services include the development of standards, research, education and hosting conferences and seminars related to project management. The main event will be held from 5-7 October in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, with pre-conference seminars and events starting from 1 st October. The Golden Jubilee celebrations are evident this year as PMI is offering a host of events, conferences, seminars, and TED talks to make the event special and memorable.

2019 48
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INNER REALM Interview with Judith W. Umlas

International Institute for Learning

Umlas: When I lead my weekly free web seminars ( www.iil.com/webinars ) I always ask people exactly this question and they give me “great” reasons (i.e. The Power of Acknowledgment. Judith W. Umlas is IIL Senior Vice President, Trainer, and Author of Grateful Leadership.

2022 52
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Announcing OnlinePMCourses

Mike Clayton

For twelve years now, my primary source of income has been live training and seminars. You’ve probably noticed the change of clothes for Shift Happens! I hope you like it. Most of that has been training project managers. After plenty of experimentation and strategising last year, I decided to commit to my biggest project for several years. […]. Program management OnlinePMCourses Project Management Courses Project Management Training

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT BENCHMARKING, an excellence enabling instrument

International Institute for Learning

Proceedings from seminars and symposiums on general project management concepts. Proceedings from seminars and symposiums specializing in project management best practices. By Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun. Continuous Improvement.

2022 56
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The 7-S Framework: Project Management Remix

Rebel’s Guide to PM

That goes for you as well: project managers should invest in their own personal development through training programs, workshops, seminars and visits. When it comes to project management things can move really quickly, and sometimes that means things get out of hand.

2022 279
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How to Recognize and Reward Your Project Teams

Project Risk Coach

Here are some examples of formal rewards: Special training or seminars. People grow tired of working for unappreciative organizations. If it goes on long enough, the top performers get frustrated and leave. Therefore, it’s important to develop a culture of appreciation. But rewards and recognition can be tricky. People are motivated in different ways. John may be thrilled by his challenging project work and the opportunity to learn something new.

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PMI Kickoff: Free Project Management Training (Review)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

No crazy jargon to hold you back, no boring lectures to put you to sleep, and certainly no unnecessary material you’d find in a capstone seminar. Summary: Kickoff is a free project management training course from PMI. It will take you 45 minutes to complete and includes useful templates.

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PMI Membership for Professionals and Students: Is it Worth It?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s probably worth paying for the travel to a day-long event or conference but less worth it for evening seminars or breakfast meetings. So you’re considering joining PMI® as a member or a student member? There are many benefits to joining, but there are also some things to be aware of.

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The Six Pillars of Project Management – a Path for 2030

International Institute for Learning

For more than four decades, we have been fortunate to teach project management courses to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to conduct seminars and webinars for practicing project and working professionals worldwide. By Harold Kerzner, PhD and J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP.

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How to Kick-Start a Career in Project Management

Binfire Collaboration Blog

Attend conferences and seminars. Another great way to learn more about project management is to attend conferences and seminars. Project management is not only a popular career choice but also a profession that is in high demand.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

She teaches project management principles with keynotes, seminars, workshops, roundtable discussions, and online videos. Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be? Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. Susanne Madsen.

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InLoox now! Enterprise for Students: Organize your Studies now for Free with InLoox

Inloox

Seminar and group work. Organize your studies with the InLoox Project Campus InLoox now! is our collaboration solution in the cloud with server locations in Frankfurt am Main and Magdeburg. With this flexible planning tool, you can quickly and easily coordinate all the challenges of your everyday university life: Course enrollment. Exam registration. Research projects. Semesters abroad. Final thesis. Deadlines. Loan periods for literature.

2019 102
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How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Look for: Training sessions or courses (internal or external) Organization meetings like attending PMI Chapter events Seminars Webinars Conferences (virtual or in-person). Is your re-certification cycle coming to an end for your PMI certificate?

2020 346
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Bring More Value to More People in Different Environments

International Institute for Learning

As a global online community and network, IIL’s Thought Leadership News seeks to discover, acknowledge, and bring together professionals who are making a difference in their communities and in their chosen fields.

2022 52
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2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

The conference will include seminars, keynote speeches, panel discussions, etc. Current and future defense technologies will be presented at exhibits, live demonstrations, conferences, and seminars.

2021 83
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What Is a Project Management Communication Plan?

ProjectManager.com

Meetings, newsletters, social events, conferences, seminars, etc., Communication is strange. It should be so easy. You say something, someone listens and understands. But it doesn’t always work out that way, does it?

2019 423
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Communication Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

You can create a schedule on a Gantt chart to visualize the frequency of communications, including meetings, newsletter, social events, conferences, seminars, alerts, etc.

2020 281
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PDUs for CAPM: The Complete Guide for 2020

Rebel’s Guide to PM

You should be able to manage 4 hours over 3 years doing things like signing in and welcoming visitors to an event, co-ordinating a seminar, introducing a speaker at a webinar etc. Do you need PDUs for the Certified Associate in Project Management ( CAPM ) ® certificate?

2020 266
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Meeting Management Techniques for Project Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I went to a seminar recently which was poorly organized. I’ve been booking meetings for the next couple of months because I know my team get very busy, and if we don’t schedule the time we won’t meet to talk about the big stuff.

2021 342
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How to Earn PDUs in 2022?

MPUG

You can collect PDUs under two broad categories: Educational PDUs can be earned by attending a webinar, classroom training, professional seminar, or even self-directed learning module. I have been conducting PMP training for about 15 years.

2022 52
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Scrum Master Salary: The 2022 Guide

Agilemania

By attending seminars and taking the corresponding exam, you can become a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Scrum Master (SSM), or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM). Everyone who knows about the Scrum framework is aware of how it has benefited the software development industry. Understanding this framework is crucial for both individuals and groups due to Scrum’s global success and popularity.

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Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

You can choose one of the following seminars: Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master: For Professionals New to Agile, Aligning the Organization Through Portfolio Management , Team Member Engagement: Alignment Up, Down, and Across the Organization, Program Management Master Class with Michel Thiry.

2020 75
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A Stress-Free Guide to Creating a Professional Development Plan

Teamweek

Perhaps you could: Participate in your company’s annual program about leadership values Raise your hand to spearhead a cross-functional project Attend a leadership seminar. Overall, you feel pretty happy at work.

2020 75
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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

She teaches project management principles with keynotes, seminars, workshops, roundtable discussions, and online videos. Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be? Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. Susanne Madsen.

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10 Tips for Presenting at Work

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This isn’t an evening seminar where you’ve got to deliver an hour-long speech, or an after-dinner-style humorous lecture. So you have to do a presentation at work?

2022 308
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Building Better Agency Efficiency: 7 Insights From an Agency Expert

Function Point

Last month a few of us at Function Point attended Second Wind ’s Certified Agency Operations, Workflow and Efficiency seminar at the Gleacher Centre in Chicago. While there’s not enough room in a single post to fit all the information we learned from the two days, we’ll share some of the best insights we gained from the seminar. The Second Wind Seminars focus on agency operations and innovative ways to maximize agency effectiveness.

2016 48
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Managing Project Dependencies In a Multi-Project Environment

Epicflow Blog

Proceedings of the Project Management Institute Annual Seminars & Symposium. In the present-day business environment, which is dynamic and uncertain, multiple projects management (MPM) as well as project portfolio management (PPM) are becoming common practices.

2021 83
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How To Make Time for Professional Development

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Evening seminars organised by your local project management group. Conferences and seminars. The best project managers invest time in professional development. It might not always be easy, but continually learning is one of the sure-fire ways of staying on top of the trends in project and programme management. Finding the time to do professional development and keep your skills up can also help build your CV.

2018 243
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ActiveCollab Experiments!

ActiveCollab

We went to a 2-day seminar, where we talked about using an INNOVATIVE NEW TOOL for developing UI components. Experiment _[noun]_ - “A procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis.

2020 52
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How to Write an Executive Summary: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

According to the many books that have been written about executive summaries, as well as training courses, seminars and professional speakers, the agreed upon length should be about five to 10 percent of the length of whole report. Here’s the good news: an executive summary is short. It’s part of a larger document and, as the name implies, summarizes the longer report. Here’s the bad news: it’s a critical document that can be challenging to write.

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What is Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA)? How to launch your career in Business Analytics?

Techno-PM

Don't shy away from attending industry-level workshops, seminars, forums that can give you opportunities to meet industry professionals.

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Managing Projects in Education: Specific Challenges and Ways of Addressing Them

Epicflow Blog

Your education isn’t over when you graduate from a university: being a highly skilled specialist and a healthy personality requires lifelong learning that in turn involves courses, training sessions, seminars, educational projects, etc.

2021 83
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Ad Agencies — Why Bother With Traffic and Project Management?

Function Point

After coming back from a seminar held by ADEPT Creative Project Management last year, I wrote an article about the difference between Traffic and Project Managers.

2022 52
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Building Better Agency Efficiency: 7 Insights From an Agency Expert

Function Point

Last month a few of us at Function Point attended Second Wind ’s Certified Agency Operations, Workflow and Efficiency seminar at the Gleacher Centre in Chicago. While there’s not enough room in a single post to fit all the information we learned from the two days, we’ll share some of the best insights we gained from the seminar. The Second Wind Seminars focus on agency operations and innovative ways to maximize agency effectiveness.

2016 40