Live Webinars

The Great IT Professional offers these free live webinars throughout the year. All Webinars are approved with 1 Category A PDU credit and 1 IIBA CDU.

OCT
NOV
DEC
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
17
OCT
Reconciling Product Owner (PO) and Business Analyst (BA) Roles
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar evaluates how both the PO and the BA can participate to mutual advantage and thereby enhance Agile project success.
22
OCT
Value Stream and Process Flow Mapping
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will provide tips to develop Value Stream and Process Flow Maps and explore the differences.
23
OCT
Strategic Leaders Deliver Value; Learn the Secrets to Lead in a Digital World!
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will reveal key leadership competencies and behaviors for tomorrow’s leaders and explores creative approaches to drive innovation and lead successfully.
24
OCT
Cracking The Code Of High-Performance Teamwork
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, Nick Fewings, CEO of Ngagementworks, will share hints and tips to help you and your team achieve even greater success.
29
OCT
What Makes a Mindful Leader? Are You One?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Mindful leadership - the best kind of leadership to lead a team.  What it entails and what you need to know.
30
OCT
Making Teleworking and Virtual Teams Work
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Do you work from home? Manage virtual team members? Learn to adapt your skills to overcome common problems when depending on remote team members.
31
OCT
All Aboard! How to Engage and Win Over Stakeholders
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, Sam will share his own process for creating engagement and getting stakeholder buy-in.
6
NOV
Authentication 101
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar explores the different types of authentication credentials that we use to log in to our smartphones and computers.
7
NOV
Analytics-Based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will describe how to complete the full vision of analytics-based enterprise performance management.
12
NOV
Introduction to Blockchain
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar is designed for anybody interested in understanding why blockchain technology is disruptive and what its impact will be on the personal level.
13
NOV
Cloud Architecture Readiness Assessment
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will help you assess how ready an application, an IT organization, or a service is to migrate through hybrid cloud solutions to a truly native cloud architecture.
14
NOV
Leverage Agile Coaching to Deliver Measurable Value
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
A great coach takes on many different roles throughout the engagement. The same can be said for an Agile Coach. This webinar covers the various ‘roles’ an Agile Coach engages in to deliver robust results.
19
NOV
AI and Machine Learning: What Works and What Doesn’t
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar provides an AI topology showing which AI tools and techniques work for specific applications.
20
NOV
Effective Meetings
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn a simple, 3-step process for running effective meetings and project reviews.
21
NOV
Simple Project RISK Management
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn why most projects and businesses are struggling to achieve effective project risk management.
26
NOV
Leadership Lessons for the Heart Centered Agilist
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we explore the gap that exists between the technical skills and the soft skills that one needs to be successful on agile projects.
27
NOV
9 Surefire Ways To Grow Your Business Fast
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn 9 ways to outgrow your competition by building a growth strategy and investing in the right growth opportunities.
3
DEC
How to Rescue Your PMO Fast
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will earn some practical and sustainable ways to get your PMO back on track.
4
DEC
Lessons Learned
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will help you improve your organization’s performance and strengthen your product portfolio.
5
DEC
Is Business Agility Feasible in Asian's Traditional Mindset with Firm Fixed Price Project Environment?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar our speaker will share career stories from her real world experiences in promoting business agility in Asian countries.
10
DEC
The PMO Lifecycle and PMO Service Offerings
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This tactical webinar will help you walk away with an understanding of how PMO Services are selected for your organization.
11
DEC
Introduction to Agile: Principles, Benefits, and Challenges
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Increasingly, organizations are moving toward Agile and hybrid Agile/Waterfall project environments. Many are diving in without a full understanding of what Agile is and what its success factors are.
12
DEC
From Chaos to Confidence - Reclaiming Your Power In Turbulent Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
If you want to succeed in today’s economy, you must know how to deal with the ever-changing times while understanding the world within.
18
DEC
Capability and Capacity: Which Do You Need to Improve and When?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar distinguishes capability from capacity and provides clear criteria for determining which to improve based on business and performance objectives.
19
DEC
Scaling Agile Development
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar discusses the best practices and results stemming from a decade-long benchmarking study on the adoption of agile.
7
JAN
Successful Software Projects – Solving the Trefoil Knot
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will take you on a journey from early scope identification and ballpark estimates to verification of scope, price and benefits.
8
JAN
9 Things Ultra Successful M&A Project Leaders Do Differently
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar targets CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, program managers, project managers, business analysts, financial analysts and risk managers.
14
JAN
Jidoka: A Partnership Between Automation and Human Intervention
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Jidoka refers to the concept of 'intelligent automation'. In this webinar we review the history of Jidoka and discuss how it can be applied to process improvement in today's world.
15
JAN
Mentoring in Minutes
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Most project teams are going to have people with different experience levels, so everyone can benefit from some coaching and mentoring.  In this webinar you will learn about the power of coaching and mentoring people at all levels.
16
JAN
The Role of AI Tools in HCM Transformation
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar you will learn how AI tools can be leveraged to support human capital management. You will learn about best practices to promote tool selection, strategic alignment, and successful transformations.
21
JAN
Introduction to Blockchain
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
in this webinar, we will explore the basics of blockchain: what exactly is it; how does it work; what is the underlying technology; what are its advantages and disadvantages; and how can it be used?
22
JAN
How to Become a Successful Freelance Consultant
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar discusses what it takes to become a successful freelance consultant. Attendees walk away with 6 actionable roadmap steps.
23
JAN
Write RIGHT Agile User Story Acceptance Tests
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar addresses both format and content for writing good user story acceptance criteria.
28
JAN
Cybersecurity: Why Is Cybersecurity So Important?
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Cybersecurity is becoming a larger concern for not only companies but also individuals! Why is Cybersecurity so important and how does it affect me as a project manager?
29
JAN
Cybersecurity: Am I at Risk?
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Cybersecurity is becoming a larger concern for not only companies but also individuals! How do I know if I am at risk, and what do I need to know as a project manager and a professional?
30
JAN
Cybersecurity: What Can I Do?
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Cybersecurity is becoming a larger concern for not only companies but also individuals! What can I do as a Project Manager to decrease the threat risk of a cyber-attack on my project or my organization?
4
FEB
Developing a SWOT Analysis for Skills Development
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar you will learn how to develop a SWOT for Skills Development, with a focus on strengths, weaknesses and opportunities.
5
FEB
10 Sources of Potential Career Recommendations
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we will outline the top 10 types of people to ask for recommendations, and four points in the process where you should provide those recommendations to gain a competitive advantage.
6
FEB
A Hiring Formula to Attract Top Tech Talent
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this session, we outline a formula for a quality hiring process. We cover cultural assessments, job descriptions, and seven tips for enhancing the interview process.
11
FEB
Industry 4.0/Work 4.0/Risk 4.0
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Has the comprehensive integration of IoT, systems thinking and automatation taken hold in your day-to-day life yet?  This webinar examines the mindset necessary to jump into the 4.0 environment.
12
FEB
Strategic Planning for a Digital Transformation
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar, we will examine the decision making that drives digital transformation. A case study will be discussed.
13
FEB
5 Tips to Avoid Echo Chambers and Post-Truths While at Work
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
If you manage projects, manage remote team members, or work from home, this webinar will teach you how not to get caught up in the echo chamber.
14
FEB
How to Effectively Deal with Stress in Project Management
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will help you recognise the warning signs of negative stress, develop skills that lead to more productive thoughts and habit, and create more balance in your work and life so that you can operate within your zone of peak performance.
18
FEB
Organizational Culture and Project Delivery
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar provides insight to a project manager’s ability to influence and lead within different organizational maturity contexts.
19
FEB
Blockchain Trends
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar is designed for everybody interested to find out more about current trends in blockchain.
20
FEB
Agile Process Innovation (Agile Lean Six Sigma)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Can service oriented businesses use a subset of Lean Six Sigma methods to maximize results? The answer is Yes. Can Lean Six Sigma be blended with Agile? Also, yes. In this webinar, you will learn how your people can be trained in a day or less to solve real problems with Agile Lean Six Sigma.
25
FEB
Open Source Software Testing Costs, Development Costs, and Risks
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will identify Open-source software cost risks and methods of factoring them into your plan.
26
FEB
When Will My Agile Project Be Complete?
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will help you understand the cost, schedule, and completion dynamics of agile software.
27
FEB
IT Infrastructure and IT Services Costing The Hidden Costs
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will highlight how to understand the hidden total ownership costs of IT infrastructure and services and how to capture the true costs of cloud computing.
3
MAR
Finding Strengths Part 1 - Playing to Your Strengths
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar you will discover a fast way to get to know yourself better and to start turning your strengths into superpowers.
4
MAR
Finding Strengths - Part 2 - Making the World Better Through Character Strengths
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar teaches you how to spot strengths in the most unlikely situations and to develop a plan for sharing the strengths you see with others.
5
MAR
Finding Strengths - Part 3 - When Strengths Go Wrong and What to Do About It
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will look at how strengths can be hot buttons, cause conflict and may even turn into weaknesses through inappropriate use.
10
MAR
Rise of the Robots: Defining Robotics and Automation as Process Improvement Tools
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar we will discuss what process automation is, how it can be used to replace human labor within a process, and what elements you need to control it.
11
MAR
Consulting Insight: The Importance of Determining Your Point of View
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar explains what is and is not a Point of View, reasons why having a Point of View matters, and questions to ask yourself to help you craft your own Point of View.
12
MAR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 1: Threat Assessment Planning
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar introduces the Threat Assessment Topology. Focus is on planning, definition of the project requiring the threat assessment, and preparation necessary to execute the assessment
17
MAR
Applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Project Management
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we will be exploring artificial intelligence and its impact on project management in the near and short terms.
18
MAR
Strategies for Success: Developing a Successful Project Management Organization
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will discuss and analyze the aspects of various PMO models currently being used successfully in various industries.
19
MAR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 2: Threat Assessment Identification
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar further discusses the Threat Assessment Topology and demonstrates how to take the information put together in the planning stage and identify/frame potential threats.
24
MAR
7 Ways to Make Your Business Thrive During a Down Economy
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will teach you how to grow your business despite less than optimal economic conditions.
25
MAR
Finding Your Voice: Five Secrets to Reaching Your Leadership Success
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar will help you find your voice as a project leader and reveal five key strategies to reach your success as a leader in a small, medium or larger organization.
26
MAR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 3: Threat Assessment Mitigation
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar further explores the Threat Assessment Topology and shows you how to take the identified threats and categorie them into a mitigation framework.
31
MAR
The 6 Roles of Leadership Every IT Leader Needs to Play to Be Effective
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar you will discover the six roles that IT Leaders need to play so they and their teams can deliver greatly for their organisations.
1
APR
Short Cycle-Time Projects
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we will help yopu identify the tools that are vital to the success of short-term projects with near-term goals.
2
APR
Become an Independent Worker of Choice
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar discusses the changing workforce and actions an independent worker can take to become the expert a company calls first when they need assistance.
7
APR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 4: Threat Assessment Detection
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar further explores the Threat Assessment Toplology. Once the identification and mitigation phases are complete, we will teach you - in this session - how threats are to be detected.
8
APR
Turning Data Into Dollars
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Most companies will spend a fortune trying to increase sales, but few know how to analyze and reduce preventable costs. In this webinar you will learn how to use and manage data about defects, mistakes and errors to easily pinpoint and fix these problems.
9
APR
The Future of Work According to Science Fiction
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
What do science fiction writers tell us about work in the future? This webinar will take you on a tour of the weird and wonderful working world that may await us.
14
APR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 5: Threat Assessment Responding
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar further explores our Threat Assessment Topology. After threats have been detected, we will teach you - in this session - how to respond.
15
APR
The Third Decade of Agile
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
With Agile going to the enterprise it must both scale across, up and down the value stream, from strategy to realization of value. This webinar discusses the shift in Agile from "developing software" to "realizing value".
16
APR
Ethical Considerations for AI
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
Tune in for this webinar to learn about best practices around AI ethics. We will examine intended and unintended consequences of AI, including employee activism on AI offerings and adoption.
21
APR
Using Process Science to Get Consistent ROI from Big Data and Analytics
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar, we will talk about how we can leverage process science at a practical level to curate better data and analytics, unlocking the power of big data in a sustainable and cost effective way.
22
APR
Threat Assessment Intelligence is Free! Session 6:  Threat Assessment Evolving
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This final episode in our Threat Assessment Topology series will cover both the verification and adjustment sub-processes.
23
APR
Capturing Lessons Learned Information – Making Your Current and Future Projects Smarter!
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
In this webinar we will teach you how to capture and track lessons learned information on your projects.
28
APR
Six Immediately Usable Tips for Eliciting and Defining Software Requirements
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar outlines six immediately usable tips for elicing and defining software requirements.
29
APR
Why Active Listening Isn't Enough
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar we will examine the different levels of listening and how going beyond active listening helps you build better working relationships with your team, your stakeholders and your peers.
30
APR
A Guide to Risk Management
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
In this webinar we will take you through major risk events, why we do risk management, and critical steps in managing risks.