Live Webinars

The Great IT Professional offers these free live webinars throughout the year. All one hour webinars are worth 1.0 PDU credits. Webinars less than one hour in length are worth .25 PDU credits for each 15 minutes of instruction.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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?
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.
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.
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?
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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".
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Supercharge Your Career Through a Powerful Personal Brand
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar is aimed at product leaders who want to build a personal brand that supercharges their career.
Effective Executive Project Sponsorship
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we discuss the executive sponsor’s role in project selection, project governance, project planning, project execution, and project closure.
The Turing Test: How Artificial Intelligence is Measured
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
What is intelligence? Can a machine have it? How could you tell? In this webinar we will learn about the very latest concepts in AI measurement.
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MAY
Big Profits from Small Data
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar we explore the endless opportunities to use small Excel files to cut costs and boost profits, often by millions of dollars.
Antifragility in Project Management
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Traditional project management emphasizes stability and mitigation of risk. In this webinar, however, we argue that this view might be unintentionally creating fragile projects that “break” at minimal disorder.
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MAY
Thinking Like an Attacker So You Can Defend Yourself
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar we will explore specific types of common attacks (password cracking, phishing, ransomware, etc.) from an attacker's viewpoint and suggest practical ways for users to mitigate these attacks.
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MAY
Crypto Currencies Trends
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
This webinar is for anybody interested in learning more about crypto currencies; what to expect in short and long term.
7 Traits Good Project Managers Share: Do You Have Them?
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Who’s the best project manager you ever worked with? What made them so good? In this webinar we explore what makes a good project manager.
Making PMOs Critical to Business
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar, you will learn how PMOs can raise their profile and position themselves as a sustainable sources of business value.
Getting Good Outcomes from Difficult Conversations
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar you will discover the 3 questions you need to answer so that you can get a good outcome from any difficult conversation.
Project Management 2.0 - The Future of Project Management
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we will share with you the key characteristics of Project Management 2.0 and explain why PM 2.0 has emerged in response to the deficiencies of traditional project management.
Transform Your Career By Developing Your Own Story
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar explains how a powerful "story" can help you land your next career move.
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JUN
Process Improvement Frameworks to Enable Sustainable and Profitable Automation
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will define the categories of decision making around sustaining profitability in a growing market place, specifically addressing the relationship between "automation", "scaling", and "growth".
10 Recommendations to Improve AI Tool Selection
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar, we outline “Top 10” suggestions for improving your organization’s Human Capital Management via digital transformation.
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will explore "Imposter Syndrome": what it is, and the steps you can take to overcome it.
Is Your PMO Providing Value?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will explain how PMOs can bring value to an organization and will demonstrate how value is dependent on a number of factors such as the type of PMO, its maturity level, its purpose, or the range of services provided.
Finding New Career Options in the World of the Future
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Technology wipes out entire categories of jobs, but the speed of change opens new doors as well.  In this webinar we will show you how and where to look to find the new job of your dreams.
When the Going Gets Tough
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will discuss key skills possessed by project managers, who remain fully productive & resilient despite huge workloads.
Burnout: It's Time to Talk About It
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
In this webinar we will talk about what leaders can say (and should avoid saying) to a team member whom you believe is burned out.
Burnout: What to Do First
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST
This webinar will help you identify the warning signs that let you know you're at risk for burnout, before it gets too bad.