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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.

What Every Project Sponsor Needs to Know
New Practitioners Community of Practice
6 October 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Projects can be significantly supported or harmed through actions of management. There are key actions project sponsors must take to support projects at startup and during project performance and many of these do not take significant time or effort. There are also things management should not do as a number of actions can harm project efforts. This seminar is an excerpt from a longer workshop on this topic and is based on decades of industry experience.

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Pharma CoP Learn-A-Thon
Pharmaceutical Community of Practice
7 October 2014 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Experience a full day of learning at the Pharma CoP Learn-A-Thon! This year’s theme centers around Project Management in Pharmaceutical Development Programs and Case Studies Achieving Positive Impact by Applying Project Management Techniques

Topics include:
Project Management for the Pharmaceutical Industry
The Price of Fear - $1 Million / Day
Efficiency Enhancing Collaboration on Clinical Trials
Project Management in Pharma Survey Results
Project Management Structure in Pharmaceutical Development at Merial
Alliance Risk Management - A lifecycle approach

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Saving Troubled Projects
Project Risk Management Community of Practice
14 October 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Projects can run into trouble for many different reasons and many of these reasons are common and well characterized. Years of experience have resulted in proven solutions to resolve repeating challenged project situations and many solutions are provided in this seminar. A process for putting a troubled project back on a successful track with guidance for each step is addressed along with the actions that organizations and projects can do proactively to keep future projects out of trouble.

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Stakeholder Management: How to Provoke Diversity of Opinion
IT & Telecom Community of Practice
16 October 2014 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Project managers tend to seek consensus amongst stakeholders for a variety of reasons: to reduce conflict, because of the pressure to achieve strict deadlines, lack of authority arising from a matrix organization or to be perceived as someone who takes into account the needs of a diverse range of professionals that need to collaborate to achieve the objectives of the projects. However, there are circumstances in which consensus can hide the correct option, create high risks and lead to the failure of the projects.

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Four (4) Dimensions of High Performance Teams
Human Resources Project Management Community of Practice
17 October 2014 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Leading a high-performing team is every Project Managers dreams. With a high performing team, projects get delivered on time, on budget and to client’s specifications and the project leader and the team members are not plagued by stress and they do not lose much sleep over it. In turn, their families and loved ones don’t suffer the consequences.

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How to Take your PMO to the Next Level
Government Community of Practice
28 October 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Canada Health Infoway is an independent not-for-profit corporation created by Canada’s First Ministers in 2001, and funded by the Government of Canada. Canada Health Infoway works with the health care community, Canadians, government, and the technology industry to improve access to health information for better care in Canada.

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