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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DEC
MAR
The Project Management Control Room - Tracking the Factors that Really Drive Project Results
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar we will discuss the merits of a Project Management Control Room, define the metrics we should be monitoring, and see an example of a successful PM Control Room implementation.
Agile Sales Enablement For Greater Product Growth
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar we will get you up to speed on Agile sales enablement - the new growth area for most mid-market, product-centric companies post pandemic.
Out of Control Work Entry Means "No Agile For You"
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will use five common patterns of work entry to highlight team dysfunctions of poor work entry practices.  We will also explore a path forward for each work entry pattern to help improve the delivery of business value.
Lessons Learned from Software Maintenance Datasets
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar presents the results from a study that applied data science techniques to software maintenance efforts.
10
NOV
The Capacity Quadrant™ – 4 Keys to Demystifying Resource Management
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
Resource Management and Capacity Planning are frequently cited among today’s top pain points. In this webinar you will learn how the Capacity Quadrant™ can help smooth the way to greater business agility, fewer fire drills, and more productive people.
Expert Panel Discussion on Digital Engagement: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know (and It’s Costing You More Than You Think!)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
It’s expensive to fail. And sometimes, we might not even know why we are failing. Organizations do not take the time to review their Digital Engagement and Website strategies every day, and sometimes they don't know what they don't know. In this webinar, we will discuss who owns the Digital Strategy at an organization, common customer complaints of organizations’ websites, common pain points of customers’ current platforms, and how to know when to keep what you have vs. getting a new Content Management System (CMS) platform. *The first five registrants for this webinar will receive a complimentary Digital Audit and have an opportunity to see our team of experts’ work first-hand!
11
NOV
Negotiating with Strong Stakeholders
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Learn how to negotiate effectively with strong stakeholders in authority positions. If you feel you don’t have the authority to ask for certain things, don’t get the desired results from negotiations, or your requests are not given serious consideration, this session is for you.
How To Say No Politely and Professionally — And Make It Stick
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, you’ll learn when to say no to work-related requests, how to refuse (even when it’s your boss or customer), and how to deal with pushback or negative responses.
Size (Really!) Matters When it's the Key to Better Project Funding
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Did you know that the more accurate your software is sized, the higher your funding levels can be? In this webinar we will explore the hidden link between functional size measurement (function points) and better project funding.
18
NOV
Project and Program Risk Management
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will focus on the planning, monitoring, controlling and analysis aspects that one encounters when managing risk on projects and programs.
Expert Panel Discussion on Managing Projects in a Post Pandemic World
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
This expert panel discussion with Laura Barnard, Susan Parente, and Don Shafer will explore the current post-pandemic disruptions and challenges facing project management, and will seek to understand the opportunities, risks and impacts facing PMs.
Leadership in Times of Disruption
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
The scale of change we encounter during the next decade will surpass that of the past half-century. Leaders are going to need to reinvent profit models, transform market positions, and produce innovative products. Are you ready?
Understanding Your Customers is Key to Driving Value and Innovation
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will explain how a proven Voice of the Customer (VOC) process can provide a detailed understanding of customer requirements, a common language for product or service development, and a useful springboard for highly valued innovation.
Digital Transformation: Opportunities and Action
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will overview the pace of change and its impact, implications and opportunities. We will also help you identify key areas to digitize, including strategy, core processes, and technology.
Keeping Your Team Engaged!
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar, we will explore what management needs to be doing to keep your teams thriving and engaged.
Agile and the PMO: What the Research Says
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn what the top performing IT organizations are doing that sets them apart from low performers.
Inside the Mindset of Successful Program Managers
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will share insights and experiences on what it means to be a successful program manager: mindsets, methods, attitudes, skill sets, and environmental factors.
Early Estimates Based on Incomplete Requirements
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn the methods and techniques for performing early estimates based on incomplete requirements. This session is relevant for Software Business Analysts, Product Owners, Project Managers and Scrum Masters.
16
DEC
The Most Important Skill You’ll Need as a Project Portfolio Leader
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will challenge conventional wisdom, offer a new way to think about project portfolios as value-maximization engines, and propose simple principles of flow that you can apply right now to amplify value delivery dramatically.
Emotional Intelligence:  An Essential Tool for Successful Digital Transformation
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
During digital transformation projects, the only constant we can count on is unexpected change. In this webinar we will explore how Emotional Intelligence can help leaders flex, adapt, and pivot throughout such change.