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ASQ Vancouver Spring Quality Conference: 'Project Inception'

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 11:00 pm - Thursday, April 12, 2012 10:59 pm
Duration: 23 Hours 59 Minutes
With the current rate of project failures, estimated anywhere from thirty to seventy percent, improving project success rates must be one of every project manager’s primary goals.  However, there are no silver bullets. Therefore, reversing the tide of project failure entails more than applying process. Process only addresses a small fraction of the problems plaguing our projects. A major missing component is a thorough comprehension of the project’s value to the customer.
 
Dismantling the walls between customers and suppliers is a responsibility far from the reach of any given project, but is single area where the most benefit can be seen. It requires using a number of techniques, learned while recovering red projects, to improve the chances of their success. It requires using the concept of Guidance Teams, quantitatively measuring stakeholder alignment for portfolios long before the project is started.  These techniques get the project delivery people involved with the project during the customer’s inception.
 
The presentation covers:

The concept and responsibilities of a Guidance Team.
Involving the delivery team at the customer's project inception.
Measuring and maintaining stakeholder expectations from inception through delivery.
Simple tricks to improve communication with the project team.
Defining the proper methodology for the project.

The focus is customer and stakeholder relationship. By creating and maintaining alignment at a point long before the project actually starts, greatly improves the chances for success.
At the end of the webinar, attendees will understand the benefits of and methods for fostering early stakeholder involvement and methods measure and maintain alignment. This advanced webinar conveys techniques that executives and PMO managers can implement.
 
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