International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) and Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) are proud to announce the 2022 recipients of the Dr. Harold Kerzner Scholarship.
By Susan Croft
Some people think master negotiators are born with that special gift, and it’s part of their DNA. However, negotiation skills can be learnt with practice, and I’d like to share with you 4 tips for an effective negotiation.
Leading and facilitating projects meetings that are productive and high-functioning doesn’t need to be challenging. In fact, by leveraging several key behaviors found in the most effective professional meeting facilitators, you can consistently hold project meetings that are more engaging, gain greater collaboration, and allow you to achieve your project goals and objectives.
By Dr. Harold Kerzner
One of the comments I make to senior managers during executive briefing sessions is as follows:
“If all of your projects are completed successfully, you are probably not taking enough risk and not working on enough projects.”
By Steve P. Blais
Why would a project like that still be looked on as less than successful? One word: expectations. That is, expectations other than the objective measurements were not met. And, for most project managers, the expectations were not even disclosed.
By Ko Ito
While Agile methods can trace significant influences back to Lean Manufacturing, which was inspired by the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, the father of TPS, says, “Don’t be agile,” in his book, “Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production”.