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Upcoming Webinars

PMI Community of Practice webinars are available exclusively to PMI members, and at no additional cost. Participants may claim 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) per one hour webinar.

Mastering the 3 Levels of High-Performance Project Management Communication
Consulting Community of Practice
18 September 2014 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

This engaging and interactive webinar will inspire project managers to understand the most important components of communication that will allow them to be most effective and successful. This webinar discusses the three most important contexts in which a project manager will find 90-95% of their communication needs, identify specific components within each context that cause the biggest problems and offer insights with strategies to overcome these communication challenges that are practical and immediately applicable.

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TCPI – The great Fortune Telling lie detection tool
Earned Value Management Community of Practice
18 September 2014 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Many projects use SPI and CPI as indicators for past schedule and cost performance. However these indices do very little to assess the productivity required to achieve project completion on-time and within budget. To Complete Productivity Index (TCPI) provides that prediction support and if used, properly can greatly aid in timely decision making. This webinar introduces TCPI and illustrates its power and utility through the use of various scenarios.

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Communication as Organizational Design
Organizational Project Management Community of Practice
23 September 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

This high energy session introduces a ground-breaking approach to thinking about communication as an organizational design parameter to support the effective use of core organizational enablers. Successful program delivery is critical. High performing programs, successfully delivered, power efficient day-to-day operations and drive long term, strategic growth. This presentation is focused on the underlying principals at work within organizations that deliver high performing programs and a revolutionary new way to understand and utilize the power of communication to create an organizational environment using the core organizational enablers which ensures long-term success and the delivery of competitive advantage.

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Introduction to IT Outsourcing Transitions II
IT & Telecom Community of Practice
23 September 2014 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

The goal of this webinar is to give you a high level understanding of transitions challenges in the context of an IT Outsourcing relationship. We will first describe the key phases of an IT Outsourcing and the associated vocabulary. We will then focus on the Transition, looking at what makes it different from many IT projects.

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How to be a Winner in Todays Government PM World
Government Community of Practice
24 September 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

This webinar will explore the following topics in Project Management in Government:

  • Is Project Management is an Art or a Science, or both.
  • Project Rescue (Handling projects in distress)
  • Motivation & Attitudes in Project Management (Values Based Goals)
  • What is required for project success in a Government environment
  • Ethics & Integrity (The value of conducting oneself in an ethical manner)
The audience will also learn what happens in the "real world" of the Project Manager in todays organizational environment.

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Creating Bulletproof Business Cases for Rock-Solid Projects
Requirements Management Community of Practice
25 September 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

No one likes working on misguided projects, or efforts that don’t meet business needs, or projects doomed for failure. Through this presentation, you will learn a repeatable process for creating a bulletproof business case that increases the odds of project support and success. Help contribute to your organization’s bottom line with bulletproof business cases!

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