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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Is the Key to Your Success Your Focus? The One Thing for Which You Are Known
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
This webinar reveals the three key components for defining and refining your focus, and for getting started immediately.
Managing Projects in a Fully Remote Work Environment
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
During this webinar, we will discuss key challenges in managing a fully remote work environment, and will provide specific examples and models that can immediately be used by the audience.
Managing a Data Lake Project
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar we will point out the differences between a data warehouse and a data lake project. For the latter, we will include a work breakdown structure template.
Finding Your Place in a New, Digital World
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will address the bewilderment that many of you feel when faced with new, difficult to understand technology trends and will give you the mindset you need to flourish in this new world.
Project: Impossible
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we’ll look at truly impossible projects faced by great leaders from George Patton to Charles Lindbergh. You’ll learn to spot “impossible” projects early, develop creative strategies, and kill the truly impossible ones before they get out of hand.
10
MAR
10 Lessons in Agile Adoption - Hard Skills to Improve Team Results
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will cover the hard skills that you need to be successful with Agile (e.g., requirements engineering, design, estimation, negotiation, risk management and verification).
Align Yourself with the New Economic Surge
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will examine opportunities for entrepreneurs in early 2021, with a particular focus on the local opportunities that exist as our global environment shifts.
11
MAR
Leveraging the Early Warning Signs of IT Project Failure (and Success)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
In this presentation we will explain why the key to project success is tracking the Early Warning Signs of project malfunction, how to monitor them continuously and how to leverage strategic project intelligence to implement a systemic approach to effective project management, and success.
Intrinsic Motivation for Project Managers
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar we will discuss how Project Managers can better manage their own career paths.
The Rules of [Virtual] Engagement
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar we will explore best practices for overcoming the challenges of virtual environments.
18
MAR
Project and Program Resource Management
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will focus on the principles of project and program resource management and will include recommendations for establishing a solid resource management strategy.
5 Steps to Play With and Learn AI
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will take you through five steps aimed at increasing your AI knowledge in a fun and playful manner.
24
MAR
Process Vision
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Process Vision helps reduce the complexity of decision making across all dimensions of strategy and management. Learn more in this webinar!
Managing Change: Leveraging the Nature of People
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will teach you how to improve your relationships and become a stronger, more effective leader by understanding your own behaviour style and recognizing it in others.
25
MAR
Leveraging the Early Warning Signs of IT Project Failure (and Success)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
In this presentation we will explain why the key to project success is tracking the Early Warning Signs of project malfunction, how to monitor them continuously and how to leverage strategic project intelligence to implement a systemic approach to effective project management, and success.
Hybrid Agile: Navigating the New World of Project Management – with Agility!
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
No one process or project management methodology fits all situations. In this webinar we will examine various hybrid options and their respective suitability.
31
MAR
The ABCs of ITIL 4
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
ITIL 4 has been around since 2019 but many practitioners are still uncertain about what has changed. In this webinar, we will get you up to speed!
5 Tips to Increase Adaptability Personally, Professionally, and on Projects
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
What do playing cards, ramen noodles, taxi service, and consumer electronics have in common? This webinar explores how one company was so flexible that it adapted to deliver each of these things.
Scaling Agile Development
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will evaluate relevant scaling methods such as ACE, DAD, LeSS, SAFe and SoS and will show what really matters for agile success.
Where are the ITIL 4 Processes?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, participants will get a high-level breakdown of the 34 ITIL 4 Practices broken down into General Management Practices, Service Management Practices, and Technical Management Practices.
What Did Technology Learn From COVID-19?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will provide lessons learned from COVID, lessons that you can continue to use in your organizations long after the pandemic.
13
APR
8 Culture Hacks for a More Positive & Productive Team
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Did you know that overall performance can rise up to 56% when team members are in an optimistic and happy state of mind? In this webinar, we’ll share our top 8 suggestions for how to take your culture to the next level.
A Benefits Realization Framework for PMO Practitioners: BRM-PMO
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we are going to introduce a framework that can be used to take a PMO to the next level, where your PMO can ensure that benefits are properly managed and fully realized.
Product Management in the Age of Disruption
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will discuss why business leaders must restructure the roles of product management and marketing to enhance the customer experience, refresh the company’s business model and expand collaboration across markets.
21
APR
Defining a Cloud Strategy - Key Considerations
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, Dan Johnson will outline key considerations and best practices for defining your organization's cloud strategy.
Cybersecurity Post COVID 19
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
COVID-19 changed the way we work and the environment that surrounds us. Organizations face new kinds of challenges due to uncertainty, the remote workforce and the surge of opportunistic cybercriminals.
Leverage Agile Principles to Deliver Value with Resilience During a Pandemic
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will explore the top five practical Agile practices for better dealing with pandemics.
28
APR
Not Your Typical Project-Rescuing a Classic 1956 Greyhound Bus
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
Rescuing a Classic 1956 Greyhound bus is not your typical project. In this webinar you will learn how a project to rescue a bus that hadn't moved in 22 years (and drive it 3,000 miles home) was coordinated.
29
APR
Maximizing Virtual Productivity in Times of COVID
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In these unprecedented times where nearly the whole world is working from home, knowledge about what makes virtual teams successful is no longer just useful--it's critical.
Getting Value from the ITIL 4 Service Value Chain (SVC)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
The Service Value Chain (SVC) is a key component of ITIL 4. In this webinar, you will get an introduction to how value is created using the SVC with real-world examples.
Project Management Power Up: How to Use Training to Add Project Value
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
How can I use training to support effective project management? How can I be sure money and time spent for training add value for myself and my organization? Learn more in this webinar!
Reinvent Yourself
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar takes you through a step-by-step process to reinvent yourself professional and establish a new career path.
A Happy Marriage of Local and Global Economies
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
This is the third in on our series of webinars on entrepreneuralism in the New Economy. In this webinar, we focus on understanding the relationship between local and global aspects of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
12
MAY
Technology Hype Cycle - Who Are 2021’s Winners and Losers?
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, veteran technologist Don Shafer shares the truths he has gleaned from working at the forefront of the technology industry over many decades.
The Science of Emotional Intelligence
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar we will explore the brain science behind emotions and some practical methods for managing them, for both personal and professional success.
A Few Things About The Internet of Things (IoT) – An Introduction
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, you will be able to gain a better understanding of what IoT is, how it works, and where it’s used.
A PMO Your Executives Will Love
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, you will learn to view your PMO from the perspective of your senior executives and become a Strategy Navigator™ for your organization.
20
MAY
Creating an Accountability Culture on Your Projects
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar explains how to build accountability into your project teams, especially if your organization does not have a culture of accountability.
26
MAY
Risk: Why Your Project Will Probably Be Late – and What You Can Do About It
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This webinar will explore the many aspects of schedule creation and examine the surprising effects of structural schedule risks.
27
MAY
Listen with Empathy – A Story Telling of Hearts Touches Hearts with Empathy
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
In this webinar, we will introduce you to a "Listening with Empathy Story Telling Workshop" that anyone can learn to facilitate.
You Need User Acceptance Tests (UATs) as well as User Story Acceptance Tests
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar you will learn how to create true UATs that catch and prevent Agile’s well-known difficulties integrating multiple pieces of working code.
The Best Leaders! The Difference They Made
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
In this webinar we will share tips from leaders who have proven their ability to optimize performance and engagement, and to create thriving workplaces.
The Customer Journey in ITIL 4
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In ITIL 4, the Customer Journey represents the overall perception of the touchpoints and interactions between a service consumer and a service provider. In this webinar, you will be taken through the seven steps of the Customer Journey: Explore, Engage, Offer, Agree, Onboard, Co-Create, and Realize.
Finding Your Place in a New, Digital World
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
In this webinar, we will address the bewilderment that many of you feel when faced with new, difficult to understand technology trends and will give you the mindset you need to flourish in this new world.