|Program Number: C020-04052008
Program Title: "The eXtreme Project
Your Essential Tool Kit "
Category Type: 3
Application/Specific Interest Groups:
Activity Sponsor: NJ/PMI Chapter
No sooner do you say “plan” when something
else has changed. Extreme projects are characterized by high-speed,
high-unpredictability and high-stress. They defy the prescriptive practices
of traditional project management that work well on waterfall-like projects,
but only serve to inhibit creativity and adaptability when applied to high-change
Project Management Workshop:
Your Essential Tool Kit
The Doug DeCarlo Group
But now, there are agile and flexible project
management frameworks proven to work… frameworks that enable project stakeholders
to stay in control and deliver value despite volatility. These approaches
result in quick ramp-up, enable adaptation to sudden opportunities and
risks, and reduce time-to-profit.
The eXtreme Project Management Infrastructure:
The Newtonian vs. The Quantum Mindset
The 4 Accelerators
The 10 Shared Values
Applying The Flexible Project Model – Components
Focus primarily on the Visionate and
Speculate Cycles while reviewing the other three components at a high level.
Know when to apply the principles of eXtreme
Project Management and when to use a traditional project management approach
Learn the eXtreme Project Management Infrastructure
? Core Leadership Practices
Understand the 5 components of the iterative
Flexible Project Model
Learn how to create a 3-Sentence Project Skinny
to describe the project ? align stakeholders
Learn how to do identify Project Imperatives
Understand the importance of scenario planning
Learn how to set up a Project Uncertainty
Know how to use the 7 Win Conditions to establish
project metrics ? track results
Be able to identify a development life cycle
that is compatible with the project's business objectives
Time: 4.0 hours (4 PDUs) of dedicated
time, plus two 15 minute breaks.
For the last 17 years Doug has lived in the
trenches with over 250 project teams from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Beijing,
China. He now works with managers who undertake projects under what he
calls “eXtreme conditions:” Those settings that are characterized
by high speed, high change, high unpredictability and high stress.
eXtreme Project Management
Doug’s work and his writings have earned
him international recognition as a motivational speaker, workshop leader,
consultant and columnist. He has served as a member of the Project
Management Advisory Group of George Washington University as well as on
the Project Management Committee of the Drug Information Association.
Beyond his own practice, Doug is a Senior
Consultant in the Agile Project Management Practice for the Cutter Consortium
where he has been named Consultant of the month. He also heads the
Extreme Project Management department for gantthead.com and has served
on the advisory boards of Project Connections.com and ProjectWorld.
Doug is the featured contributor to the
book, The World Class Project Manager: A Professional Development Guide.
And, he is the author of the widely acclaimed, landmark book entitled:
Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value
in the Face of Volatility.
End: 4:30 (4 PDUs)
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