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Project Mgmt Logo RGB poweredbyPMI white on blackAs a member of PMI, you have free access to webinars at the ProjectManagement.com PMI website. In this newsletter, we provide you with a list of 2 select webinars on "Emotional Intelligence in Project Management" & the PDUs category associated with them.

Listening to these webinars enables you to claim upto a maximum of 3PDUs.

We also provide you with a selected article on the COVID-19 crisis topic, as well as Crisis Management Resource Center.

Webinar 1: Leadership When the Project Crashes

Presenter(s): David Davis
Duration: 70 mins 08 sec

The odds are essential that some point in your career, you are going to be in the Project Management Hot Seat. The Project your managing, or a project in your Program, is causing major problems for the business and your name is all over it. This is when you demonstrate your leadership ability.Most Leadership webinars provide leadership information for sunny day situations, but a crisis is when you have to lead in a crisis. It is a given that preventative behavior is the best leadership to avoid the crisis, but sometime even with the best planning - it happens! This webinar will discuss several approaches you will need to perform to lead the organization through the crash. You will need to take ownership, referee emotional conflicts, make quick critical decisions, rally the task completers to make sure they are focused on the right activity, you will need to provide status to key stakeholders, you will need to provide a sense of control to get US through the crisis, and you will need to provide a definition of success for the organization through the crisis.

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Presenter(s): Raju Rao
Duration: 60 min 56 sec

 “Jugaad”, an Indian word signifying improvisation has become a buzzword in management circles. Originally used by native users to solve their myriad problems in getting things done in day to day operations, it is now being adapted more systematically and formally as a method to improve and innovate. How does the concept and practice of “Jugaad” relate to formal project management principles and knowledge? Traditional project management through its bodies of knowledge has espoused a structured methodology. One of the main criticism on the emphasis of detailed planning has been its unsuitability to situations and projects which are uncertain or developmental in nature. This has given rise to methodologies like Agile and similar frameworks which indeed have become very popular in application and practice. ‘Jugaad’ principles and its practice can be viewed in multiple ways in relation to projects. It can be seen as a method similar to Agile, or as a method in crisis management and more importantly as a way of frugal innovation. In the current business scenario of a VUCA environment this has significance and it is worthwhile to investigate the pros and cons of using the ‘Jugaad’ way in implementing projects. This webinar will explain the practice of “Jugaad” by tracing its origin and deliberate on the current effort to use it as a formal management practice. It will also provide examples and applications where it can be gainfully used for managing projects.

 

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Presenter(s): Kevin Coleman
Duration: 59 min 53 sec
 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic.  Given that action, you may be required to work at home given the continued spread of the coronavirus-19.  There is little doubt that is putting remote work to the biggest stress-test ever.  Clearly, it is taking place at unprecedented scale.  It has been in the news night after night and not likely to change anytime soon. 

Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft have all been taking part, and the list continues to grow. Based on the latest briefings and news reports, this trend will progress for weeks, if not months.  A few surveys of employees that work at home feel they are just as productive as they were when they went into the office.  Some actually feel they should work more given they do not have commute time and expense.

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From: Voices on Project Management Blog
 
From a very early age, we were all practicing the agile mindset, and without even knowing it. For instance, learning to walk. We tried. We fell. We got up. We repeated the cycle over and over and over. It required resilience, optimism and determination to learn from failure. We were fearless: We had never walked before and had no proof that we would ever be good at it. Then one day, we mastered it and achieved our goal. It was this achievement that started our agile journey through life. The agile mindset is something we already know, so teaching it is easier than we might have thought. Emotional intelligence is key in transitioning to our agile mindset.
 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we live and work across the globe, and figures to drastically—and permanently—alter the way we live and work in the future. To help meet this pressing need, we have created this page to help surface valuable content on ProjectManagement.com.

The following articles, blog posts, webinars and discussion threads help address managing through uncertainty and stress; working on and leading virtual teams; working from home; making business decisions; risk management; and more. We have also included some downloads that may help ease your workload through this crisis. We will be updating this page with new content frequently, so check back often to gain some valuable insights and join a discussion with your peers.

 

 
 

 

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