Archive for May 18th, 2011


Live Webinar May 25th 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A Free

The Business Analysis Benchmark is rapidly becoming the world’s leading source of information on the impact of requirements quality on project outcome.

We will discuss:

  1. The Facts of Performance: What is the impact of requirements maturity on technology projects?
  2. Myth Busting: There are many commonly held beliefs that prevent organizations from successfully making change.
  3. Path To Success: What activities can be taken to improve development success.

Click to register for Mythbusting: The Path to Requirements Success

Managing Stakeholder Expectations


Wed, May 25, 2011 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour live webinar Credits: 1 PDU Category B Free
Presented by PROJECTinsight (Metafuse Inc)

What does it really mean to manage expectations?

Stakeholders are demanding people and many times do not always have the same objectives. How do you identify their needs and build communication mechanisms within Project Insight project management software for increased communication?

In this webinar we will identify ways for you to identify the expectations of each project and portfolio stakeholder and provide tools for you to manage differing expectations among stakeholders.

Click to register for Managing Stakeholder Expectations.

A previously recorded version of this webinar is available.

In order to claim a Category B PDU after watching this presentation contact PROJECTinsight (Metafuse Inc) and advise them of the Date and Time you watched this prerecorded event along with your information and request a Category B PDU Certificate.

Click to view a previously recorded version of Managing Stakeholder Expectations from 5/26/2010.


Live Webinar May 25th 2011 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour webinar Credits: 1 PDU Category C Free
Presented by American Management Association (REP 1294)
Although the AMA is an REP this opportunity may not have a course number Contact the AMA for further information.

Coach Yourself to Win! With pressure mounting to accelerate performance within today’s organizations, there is an urgent need, especially at midlevels, for people to take charge of their own success.

Despite HR budget cuts and a lack of coaching support, you are expected to work harder, meet ever-higher goals, and broaden your capabilities to assume greater responsibly for future leadership roles.

In this Webcast, Howard M. Guttman explores his unique, cost-effective “self-coaching” approach designed to help you create your own performance breakthroughs without outside help.

What You Will Learn

  • How to provide leadership and structure for up-and-coming employees wanting to take up their game
  • Ways to determine your own level of self-coachability
  • Howard Guttman’s 7-step self-coaching process that will help you and those whose development you are responsible for to generate positive, lasting personal and professional change

For 60 minutes you’ll hear proven tips and practical ways to increase your own level of productivity while helping your group, team, department or business build a culture of high performance.

Howard M. Guttman is principal of Guttman Development Strategies, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in executive coaching; building high-performance teams; strategic and organizational alignment; and management development training. His clients include Bloomberg LP; Colgate-Palmolive; John Hancock; Johnson & Johnson; L’Oréal USA; Mars, Inc.; Novartis; Pfizer; and Walmart.

Mr. Guttman’s most recent book is Coach Yourself to Win: Coach Yourself to Win: 7 Steps to Breakthrough Performance on the Job…and In Your Life. He is also the author of Great Business Teams: Cracking the Code for Standout Performance and When Goliaths Clash: Managing Executive Conflict to Build a More Dynamic Organization

This SessionCovers: PMBOK Reference

Process Groups: Executing

Knowledge Areas: 9 – Human Resources 10 – Communication

  • 9.2 Acquire Project Team
  • 9.3 Develop Project Team
  • 9.4 Manage Project Team
  • 10.2 Plan Communications
  • 10.4 Manage Stakeholders Expectations

As a Category C ‘Self Directed Learning Activity’ remember to document your learning experience and its relationship to project management for your ‘PDU Audit Trail Folder’.

Click to register for Creating Performance Breakthroughs Through Self-Coaching

Migrating to Office 365 SharePoint


Live Webinar May 25 2011 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour Credits: 1 PDU Category C Free
Presented by: Metavis

Interested in Office 365? Are you thinking of moving your SharePoint to the cloud? Then this Webinar is for you!

SharePoint Server MVP, David Coleman, provides the details you need to know about Office 365 SharePoint. He will cover what Office 365 is (and isn’t) and how to begin preparing for it.

David will show you a live demo of Office 365 SharePoint and discuss the best ways to begin migrating your file share and premise-based SharePoint content to Office 365.

See how easy it is to move your content to the cloud while retaining its valuable metadata.

This Webinar will cover:

  • The benefits and limitations of Office 365
  • A feature comparison of Office 365 vs. SharePoint 2007 and 2010
  • Costs of Office 365
  • Migration options available for moving from premise-based SharePoint 2003, 2007, 2010 and file shares

As a ‘self-directed learning activity’ (‘Self Directed Learning Activity’), remember to document their learning experience and its relation to the management of projects for ‘Folder Monitoring PDUs Audit’ (‘PDU Folder Audit Trail’).

Click to register for Migrating to Office 365 SharePoint.