Book: The effective executive: The definitive guide to getting the right things done
Author: Peter Drucker
The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results.
Drucker identifies five practices essential to business effectiveness that can, and must, be learned:
Ranging widely through the annals of business and government, Peter F. Drucker demonstrates the distinctive skill of the executive and offers fresh insights into old and seemingly obvious business situations.
EARN 6 TECHNICAL PDUS AND 1 LEADERSHIP PDU! PMISOMD invites you to take part in the Agile Essentials, brought to you by Project Management Essentials!
Agile Essentials is a 1-day course that provides a comprehensive exploration into the essential, foundational concepts and practices of Agile. At the end of the course, students will have a strong working understanding of the Agile principles and common practices including Kanban and Scrum. Students participate in several hands-on exercises that reinforce the concepts presented in class.
• Why Agile?
• What is Agile?
• The Agile Manifesto and 12 Principles
• Lean and Kanban
• Scrum Methodology – Overview – Roles – Practices – Ceremonies
• Scrum Exercise
About the instructor:
Alan Zucker, PMP, Discipled Agile Instructor & Coach
Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience leading projects and project management organizations in Fortune 100 companies. He led the agile transformation of a project office with over 170 project managers and has delivered large, strategic initiatives.
John H. Cable, Director Project Management of Excellence UMD
Ike Nwankwo, PMI Board Member