HOW TO Presentations
This group of presentations
that are intended to literally teach or demonstrate a specific competency or approach. Some are technical─all are extremely content-rich.
How To Make High Quality
A highly interactive
session that challenges the audience to stop the habit of "solution-jumping" when making decisions (which we all
tend to do). Encourages (and teaches) attendees how to identify and consider all underlying factors in any situation before
determining what the "best" decision may be.
(Reflective, very interactive, and practically applicable)
How To Make a Smooth Transition From Technical Geek (er, "Expert") to Effective
a number of insights -- some quite humorous, but true -- on what makes the transformation from technical expert to project
manager so difficult for many. Offers specific tips for making the transition easier and more effective.
(Reflective, insightful, and
How To Construct a Complete Project Management
Culture in Any Organization
Proposes a comprehensive,
five-element model that includes all of the components and subcomponents necessary for an organization to consider themselves
as having a total project management "system“ in place. Also offers some tips and suggestions on effective
(Highly educational for organizationally-minded people)
How To Prepare a Winning Business Case for Your Next Project
Walks attendees through a comprehensive and detailed outline which describes proper technique
in terms of substance, form, and
content for preparing formal business cases on projects. Includes
a template for preparing a comprehensive business case (takeaway).
(Extremely informative, content-rich, and practical, perhaps a bit “dry”)
How to Build a Strategically Aligned Project Portfolio
Can you learn everything there is to know about building a strategically-aligned project portfolio in a
one hour presentation? Of course not. But you can get an excellent perspective on the
underlying processes of strategic portfolio management! In this presentation, attendees will get
an informative overview of the key steps involved in identifying projects "from the top down". Using this method
is key to (finally) eliminating the time, trouble, and anguish associated with trying to figure out whether a given project
is aligned -- it's automatic! Most important, the approach presented in this session represents
a critical step toward a future of sound portfolio management.
(A very advanced
and extremely valuable topic—may have somewhat limited audience, however)