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Bob McGannon

Bob McGannon Bob McGannon is vice-president of Mindavation in the United States and director of Mindavation Pty Ltd in Australia. Both of these consultancy organizations focus on increasing business capabilities in the portfolio, program, and project management space by providing delivery consultants, workshops, and coaching.

Bob specializes in strategic program and portfolio management and has helped set up project management offices on three different continents. He has 25 years of IT, project management, and project analysis experience, 18 of those years with the IBM Corporation. His management experience includes technology outsourcing, IT delivery measurement and quality, business analysis, and general project management. Bob has worked internationally while playing a major role in the development of international trade applications in use in the United States and Europe, and recently worked in Australia on a consulting engagement with Medicare in Canberra. He has managed project teams as large as 460 individuals, once serving as the IT delivery manager for IBM, supporting American Express.

Bob is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute, an Executive Project Manager with IBM, and a Certified Project Management Coach for the Boeing Corporation. He also holds a practitioner certificate in the PRINCE2 project management methodology and has written papers and articles that have been published internationally.
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  • view course page for Managing Project Integration

    Learn how to plan the integration needs of a project, communicate with staff and stakeholders, and integrate the project into an organizational portfolio.

    1h 3m
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  • view course page for Managing Technical Teams

    Outlines the unique characteristics and needs of a technical team, and the specific competencies managers need to develop in order to drive performance.

    53m 50s
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  • view course page for Managing Project Procurement

    Learn how to plan, manage, and execute project procurements, and explore procurement contracts and market-testing strategies.

    1h 24m
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  • view course page for Managing Project Quality

    Discover how to manage your project quality and produce results that provide lasting value to your business.

    1h 22m
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  • view course page for Managing Project Risk

    Learn how to anticipate, assess, and manage project risk.

    1h 14m
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  • view course page for Managing Virtual Teams

    Learn how to manage remote teams effectively to increase results and engagement.

    2h 5m
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  • view course page for Managing Project Budgets

    Learn how to build, manage, and monitor your project budgets.

    1h 11m
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  • view course page for Managing Project Teams

    Discover how to build, shape, and maximize project teams.

    1h 29m
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  • view course page for Becoming a Triple-Threat Project Manager

    Learn how to combine project management, business analysis, and change management leadership to build better projects.

    27m 24s
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  • view course page for Agile Project Management

    Get the tools and techniques you need to successfully manage a project through the agile life cycle.

    1h 17m
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  • view course page for Modeling Courageous Leadership: Intelligent Disobedience

    Find out how intelligent disobedience can make you a more courageous leader. Learn to challenge strict orders and take risks.

    44m 18s
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  • view course page for Rescuing Troubled Projects

    Discover ways to reset your troubled project on the path to successful completion.

    1h 1m
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  • view course page for Insights from a Project Manager

    Insights from a PMP and former IBM project manager.

    1h 11m
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