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Projects with Contractors - Boon or Bane?

  • 07 Aug 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (UTC+02:00)
  • Online (Free Zoom Webinar, please register for more details)

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Date, time: 07 August 2020, 17:00 CEST (see in your time zone)
PMI®-certified attendees can claim 1.5 PDUs.


Project Business - the Customer Side

There is a strong trend for Make-or-Buy decisions in projects to select the Buy option. Organizations hope to address a wider array of challenges concurrently and win agility by contracting out more and more work.

Leading and directing a project for the project managers involved becomes a business task: They bring strangers into their projects, and highly complex project supply networks can evolve, that are hard to manage. Mission success becomes unachievable when the project partners turn into warring parties that reject to put completing over competing. 

For project managers educated to lead projects with internal, cross-functional teams, help is needed to do the change to cross-corporate teams. To ensure mission success, they need to master different terminology, develop business acumen, and gain knowledge in contract law - on top of the also needed project management skills. 

Most successful project managers involved in Project Business have learned that through Trial and Error.  The problem: Trial in project business is expensive, and error even more.

What is necessary for organizations and individuals to do be successful in performing projects as paying customers leading contractors?

Note - see also our event on 04 August 2020: My Project is a Profit Center. Now What?

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The Presenter

Oliver F. Lehmann is the President and co-founder of the Project Business Foundation, the home association for professionals and organizations involved in project business.

After more than a decade as a practitioner, he started as a trainer in 1995. He has helped thousands of project managers become successful as practitioners as well as passing certification tests.

He is the author of the book "Project Business Management", available as hardcover and paperback at https://www.routledge.com/9780367522070

His webinars and seminars are intense learning experiences, driven by fun and thrilling insights. 

Oliver is based in Munich, Germany.

Note: We, the Project Business Foundation, may record this event. Sections of the recording may have your name or face visible or include your verbal contribution - which is highly welcome. By participating in the session, you grant us the unconditional right to use the recording, in full or in parts, including such sections, without restrictions and free of charge.

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