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Connecting with Business Communities | Nicole Friedberg on "Lean Six Sigma" and the Importance of Lean Six Sigma Skills

“Lean Six Sigma” and the Importance of Lean Six Sigma Skills

IIL’s Thought Leadership News publication, which connects with business communities around the world, seeks to discover, acknowledge, and bring together into IIL’s global online community strong leaders and changemakers who are active in their communities and making a difference in their chosen fields. In this exclusive interview, Thought Leadership News chats with Nicole Friedberg, MBA, …

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Transforming an Organization through High-Performing Teams | high-performing, transforming, transformation, Lean, Agile

Transforming an Organization through High-Performing Teams

By Marianne Rimbark Transforming organizations to become Lean and Agile while maintaining high levels of performance within its teams requires a strong focus on people. After all, these high-performing teams are the ones that deliver change and growth. I have been working at Ericsson for the last 26 years, a company that started up in …

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PMI 2022 Jobs Report

2022 Jobs Report: Opportunity Amid Recovery

PMI’s 2022 Jobs Report offers a detailed look at where project professionals can find the best career opportunities, how they can increase earning power, and which skills matter the most. Even in the face of ongoing economic uncertainty, one thing is clear: job seekers are in control. International Institute for Learning (IIL) would like to …

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project communication

Better Project Communications

Written By Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP Excellent “soft skills” differentiate the great project managers.  Since 90% of a project manager’s time is spent with others, it is no surprise that communications and emotional intelligence are vital traits. They are situationally aware, assess context, and communicate more effectively with their teams, customers, and stakeholders. Communications models …

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The Future of Project Management

The Future of Project Management

Written By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Sr. Executive Director for Project Management International Institute for Learning, Inc. For more than fifty years, project management has been in use but perhaps not on a world-wide basis. What differentiated companies in the early years was whether or not they used project management, not how well they used it. …

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Project Leaders - Project Management - Post Pandemic

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Project Management

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Project Management Written By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Sr. Executive Director for Project Management International Institute for Learning (IIL) In 2020, hundreds of thousands of people across the globe were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Public sector, private sector, and government leaders across all businesses had to respond quickly …

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Project Management - Risk Management - Reduce Risk, Mitigate Risk, Avoid Risk

Reduce the Risk – Share the Success

By Luigi Morsa, Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager, SII Engineering & IT Risk Management is the act or practice of dealing with risk. It includes planning for risk, assessing (identifying and analyzing) risk issues, developing risk handling strategies, and monitoring risks to determine how they have changed (Ref. [1]). Risk Management is important because it …

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Agile Conference - Event Wrap Up

Event Wrap Up: “IIL’s Agile & Scrum Online Conference Connects Thousands of Agilists Around the World”

Written by Sander Boeije Looking Back at Agile & Scrum 2022 June 2nd, 2022 marked the live day of IIL’s Agile & Scrum Online conference with thousands of registrants one of the biggest online gatherings of agilists in the world. This year’s theme was ‘Making It Work for You’, referring to the idea that every …

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