Now that you've managed programs, you're ready for the next challenge of portfolio management. Get the skills you need to begin and excel as a leader in this career path. Setting up a project management office (PMO) could be your next big challenge. We've got an end-to-end solution for you that will help you set up your PMO from start to finish.
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Project Portfolio Management Foundations with Andy Jordan
Learn the art and science of portfolio management—project delivery in its most advanced form.
1h 15m • COURSE
Leading Change with Gary Bolles
Successful change starts at the top. Learn how to lead change efforts in your organization.
1h 12m • COURSE
Developing Resourcefulness with Todd Dewett
Learn how to assess and develop the skill of resourcefulness: being able to do more with less.
18m 2s • COURSE
Strategic Planning Foundations with Mike Figliuolo
Learn how to conduct an effective strategic planning process that results in a clear, compelling strategic plan for your organization.
1h 22m • COURSE
Enterprise Agile: Changing Your Culture with Doug Rose
Learn how to take the first step toward scaling agile to work with your enterprise-level products.
1h 25m • COURSE
Project Management: International Projects with Sam Yankelevitch
Learn techniques for improving collaboration and communication in settings where team players are separated by culture, language, and distance.
1h • COURSE
You'll learn portfolio management skills with these experts.
Andy Jordan, PMP, is the founder and president of Roffensian Consulting.
Andy is a seasoned business professional with experience in many industries on two continents. After a career managing high profile, business critical projects for many organizations Andy moved into leadership of project management offices and built a reputation for building, rescuing, and improving this key function. His approach of tailoring processes to the style and ability of the organization and focusing on the development of project staff rather than the short-sighted approach of meeting project deliverables at all costs has repeatedly shown dramatic results.
Moving beyond direct involvement in project, program and portfolio management and into consulting, Andy focused on working with companies to improve their capability to identify, prioritize and track the progress of key initiatives whether they were part of an ongoing evolution or to revolutionize the company through integration of an acquisition, organizational change management, etc.
The recurring theme throughout Andy's career has been a focus on achieving results through developing staff, both individually and in teams. Andy firmly believes that one of the key deliverables of a Roffensian Consulting engagement should be the development of client staff to improve their capability to undertake similar future initiatives without relying on outside consulting support.
Andy's résumé is rounded out by his engaging and approachable personality. Whether it be through written articles, teaching, or speaking engagements Andy delivers his message in a way that his audience can relate to, and with a style that keeps their attention.
Gary A. Bolles is a lecturer and the cofounder of eParachute.
Inspired by the best-selling career book What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, eParachute provides online and in-person programs to help job hunters and career changers. As a partner in Charrette LLC, Gary helps clients identify and understand disruptive trends, often through strategic conferences, innovation consulting, and collaborative initiatives. He has served as a strategic consultant and consulting producer for clients such as Google, Singularity University, Yahoo!, TED, the United Nations, the New Zealand government, the Guggenheim Museum, L'Oréal, Red Bull, National Australia Bank, and the London Business School.
Gary lectures regularly on the future of work and learning, and publishes his writings and presentations on LinkedIn and SlideShare. He has also cofounded a variety of conferences and strategic events, such as DGREE, a 2010 conference focused on the future of higher education, and SOCAP, a gathering for impact entrepreneurs and investors. Formerly, he was the editorial director of technology publications such as Yahoo! Internet Life, as well as the on-screen host of TechTV's Working the Web.
Dr. Todd Dewett is one of the world's most watched leadership personalities.
He is an authenticity expert, best-selling author, best-selling educator at LinkedIn Learning, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker. He is a thought leader and expert on leadership, focused primarily on authenticity and aspects of relationships and leader behaviors that drive success at work. His unique take on leadership has resulted in quotes in the New York Times, Businessweek, Forbes, TIME, and hundreds of other outlets. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young he completed his PhD in management and organizational behavior at Texas A&M University and enjoyed a career as an award-winning professor and scholar. Todd has delivered over 1,000 speeches and created a body of educational work enjoyed by over 20,000,000 professionals around the globe. His recent clients include Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Pepsi, Boeing, General Electric, Caterpillar, and hundreds more. Visit his home online at www.drdewett.com.
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (www.onepieceofpaper.com), Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (www.leadinsidethebox.com), and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved (www.elegantpitch.com). Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at www.thoughtleadersllc.com.
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).
Sam Yankelevitch is an author, trainer, and international conference speaker.Sam has helped numerous organizations end their struggle with unwanted costs caused by miscommunication. He is a LinkedIn Learning instructor and the author of Lean Potion #9 – Communication: The Next Lean Frontier and Global Lean: Seeing the New Waste Rooted in Communication, Distance, and Culture. Sam aligns local and global teams by combining his rich grasp of multicultural contexts with quality and continuous improvement approaches. Learn more at SamYankelevitch.com.