Archive for February 28th, 2011

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Live Webinar March 3, 2011  11:00 AM CST
Presented by Solutions Cube
1 PDU Cat A $15

Part 1 of this seminar Matrix Management Series 1 of 2 – What is Matrix Management and Why is it a Challenge?) is available for purchase for $20 Link below will be to register for either or both sessions.

Part 2 Live Session Description:

You’re a project manager and are managing people that don’t report to you directly. You’re having some difficulties getting the people on your project to do the tasks required to meet the project’s objectives. Are there any tools and techniques available to help you overcome the challenges you’re having with matrix managing project team members?

This webinar will introduce techniques for resolving the challenges that we all face when we’re matrix managing team members ensuring team buy-in, ownership, and accountability, responsiveness to requests for action, and appropriate and effective escalation processes.

Join us March 3rd, from 11:00am – 12:00pm (CST), for this live in depth webinar to learn how to set the stage through your project kick-off meeting, negotiate a suitable matrix management contract with functional managers, and understand how to engage team members and executives through effective communication and escalation planning.

Participants will learn about:

  • Setting up the project kick-off meeting.
  • Making a contract with functional managers.
  • Obtaining buy-in and ownership.
  • Resource planning and the Responsibility Matrix.
  • Communication planning.

Registration is $15 and participants earn 1 PDU.

Click here to PURCHASE this Live Webinar opportunity (Part 2).

Click here to Purchase the recorded opportunity. (Part 1).

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This is a very useful PMBOK Study Tool / Reference

Mind Mapsâ„¢ are an excellent way of communicating information visually.  They  have a wide range of applications – decision making, risk planning and process flows are examples. They are an excellent tool for communications in Project Management.

S. Babou created these Project Management Mind Maps™ as a coaching activity for PMs.  The Maps present process groups & processes within those process groups.  These files are excellent for studying for PMP Exam or for assisting in directing your PM activities.

View the 4th Edition PMBOK Mind Map of
Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
On the Leadership Champions page

Here are some other useful Mind Maps:

Conflict Management Mind Map
Career Development Framework Mind Map

These Project Management Mind Maps are featured on the Leadership Champions Site which provides great resources for Project Managers.  This site, presented by Babou was created to assist and contribute to Project Management community – by finding new methods of managing projects and people.

Babou has a passion for Leadership topics in Project Management and looks to make most out of it by sharing his lessons learned with others. Areas of interest on the site include Communication, Risk management, Strategy.

Click here to go to the Leadership Champions Site.

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DOWNLOADABLE VERSION (PDUs2GO - Portable Courses)
Presented by: PDUs2go (Rep 1637)
PDUs:60 Price: $597.00

Do you find yourself continually racing against time? Do you feel that you have so much to do that it’s difficult to get anything done? Managing time effectively is the key to managing your individual performance, but it’s much more complicated today than making a list and checking things off.

Earn 60  PDUs for your recertification
Managing Projects in the speed of time

Jennifer Whitt, PMP introduces PDUs2Go.com you how to create a time management system that works for you. Learn how to set priorities and focus on what’s truly important; plan and schedule your day; and manage your calendar and tasks. You’ll organize your paper and email; learn how to efficiently use social media; and eliminate time wasters in your day.

You’ll gain scores of new ideas from Laura Stack aka The Productivity Pro®on increasing output without increasing effort and performing at your matchless best! This program is accompanied by a detailed self-study workbook containing exercises, checklists, tools, and templates to apply your learning as you listen in the car, on the go or at your desk.

Learn On The Go with PDUs2GO

With viewpoints from over 20 best selling authors and experts, you will gain a unique perspective on the best methods to manage the unique aspects of your business, clients, team members and management.

Also included are relaxation techniques from psychologists and hypnotherapists to help you easily manage the moving parts and deadlines of your projects without losing sleep.

  • Featuring 20 speakers, best selling authors, doctors, psychologists and experts
  • Includes The Ultimate Time Management System featuring the Productivity Proâ„¢ Planner by DayTimer
  • Stay calm and collected while achieving amazing results

Click here to Purchase your Portable Course

INCLUDED LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS & LEADERSHIP EXPERTS

» The 6-D System, by Laura Stack
» The 9 Secrets to Time Mastery, by Larry Iverson
» Amp Up Your Mental Health, by Mache Seibel
» Communicating Effectively with Email, by Laura Stack
» Controlling Your Day in an Uncontrollable World, by Laura Stack
» Courage – Predictability = Recklessness, by Lonnie Pacelli
» Creating a System that Works for YOU, by Laura Stack
» Creating Your Signature Work (Secular), by Dianna Booher
» Digital Quicksand: Avoiding Social Media OCD, by Laura Stack
» Emptying Your Inbox, by Laura Stack
» Fire Up Your Brain!, by Larry Iversonr
» Focusing on Your Work, by Laura Stack
» Freedom From Anxiety, by Crystal Dwyer
» Get Rid of Stress & Burnout, by Laura Stack
» Go For the Gold, by Marsha Petrie Sue
» How to Get More Done with Less Stress, by Sarita Maybin
» How to Overcome Stress & Pressure, by Larry Iverson
» I’ve Got One Nerve Left and You’re Standing On It, by Karyn Buxman
» Important Components of a Time Management System, by Laura Stack
» It’s About Time Management, by Marsha Petrie Sue
» Keep Your Job, Your Family, and Your Sanity, by Laura Stack
» Leading Under Pressure and Making a Difference, by Sheila Murray Bethel
» Learn to Make Life Happen for You, by Crystal Dwyer
» Managing Your Time, by Laura Stack
» Organizing Your Office and Your Life, by Laura Stack
» Peace of Mind, by Larry Iverson
» Relaxing at Speed, by Jeff Davidson
» Ridiculous Bliss at Work, by Matthew Ferry
» Running Toward Your Team Goals, by Jennifer Sedlock
» Simplify Your Life, by Bryan Tracy
» Sometimes You’re the Bug and Sometimes You’re the Windshield, by Pamela Jett Aal
» Stop Worry Now, by Crystal Dwyer
» Stress Management for Better Life Balance, by Kimberly Alyn
» Stress Relief Visualization Technique, by Lorraine Howell
» Tackling Timewasters, by Laura Stack
» Taking Time, by Marsha Wieder
» Time Management, by Laura Stack
» The Ultimate Time Management Workbook, by Laura Stack
» The Ultimate Time-Management Seminar, by Chris Widener
» Using Time or Abusing it, by John Maxwell

Learn & Recertify with 60 PDUs

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Live Webinar March 7, 2011 – 2:00 pm EST
Presented by CollabNet
Duration: 1 Hour + 30 min question period

What does Scrum look like to a certified PMP®?

In this webinar Certified Scrum Trainer and PMP Jimi Fosdick (LinkedIn profile) discusses how the Scrum roles address the responsibilities of the traditional project manager as defined in the PMBOK Guide 4th Edition.

Topics will include:

  • Brief Outline of the Scrum Process
  • Discussion of the definition of Project Management Responsibilities from the PMBOK Guide Perspective
  • Identification of Project Management Responsibilities within Scrum’s Roles

Click here to register for this opportunity.