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Project Management Job Description

Girl's Guide to PM

The project management job descriptions you see in profiles on LinkedIn might not represent exactly what you would do in the role. That’s because project managers do so many different things!

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members).

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

At the beginning of each year we all reflect on the past and make resolutions for the future. It’s not a bad practice, but why save it for once a year? There is no time like the present for looking backwards and planning forwards.

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How to Be a Project Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Institute says, "high-performing companies manage risk in conjunction with projects and programs far more often than low performers do." How can you help your company manage risks and become a high performer? Let's look at ways to become a project risk management evangelist.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

Transparency improves customer satisfaction

Kiron Bondale

The link between transparency and trust is well known. You are more likely to trust the quality of the food you are served when eating at a restaurant with an open concept kitchen than if the food preparation is done entirely out of sight.

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15 Practical Tips to Improve Project Communication

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you want to improve communication on your projects? And yet make it easier to do at the same time? In this article I’ll share 15 tried-and-tested tips for effective project communications. Use a milestone tracker. The milestone tracker I use is a simple Excel spreadsheet.

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How to Make a Gantt Chart in 5 Steps

Gantt charts have been around for a long time, but since they migrated from analog to digital, their ease of use has made them a staple of project management. There can be misconceptions about Gantt charts, but plainly stated, a Gantt chart shows tasks over time.

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Ask A PM: How Do I Run an Effective Kick-Off Meeting?


“Dear Elizabeth: I ran a kick-off meeting for my project, and it was a disaster. I tried to do the detailed planning, but the group wouldn’t focus, and no one seemed to share the same view about what the project was going to deliver.

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Does the PMO Really Need a DIrector

Brad Egeland

Have you ever been in a situation where you were reporting to a PMO director and you wonder what value this person brings to the table? You romanticize about how much more productive you would be if you didn’t have to jump through his hoops.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Introducing Management Courses | Video

Online PM Courses

I'd like to introduce you to Management Courses. As a Project Manager, you need to manage your project, but you also need to manage people. The post Introducing Management Courses | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The 9-Step Checklist for Kickass Project Kickoffs


Project kickoff is one of the most important stages in the lifecycle of a project. Learn how to excel at this stage in this article. Well begun, they say, is half done. Nowhere is this more applicable than at the start of a project.

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Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #2


In my last article, I talked about agile work methodologies and how they help organizations improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally. In order to implement agile methodologies effectively, I presented the first strategy — deliver products, not projects – as the first in a 3-part series to incorporate agile principles to portfolio management.

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What Are Key Project Activities In Project Management


What Are Project Activities In Project Management There is no point in oversimplifying project management. It’s rarely simple and straightforward.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

5 Tips for Decluttering Your Life

Brad Egeland

think we are all guilty at times of hanging on to things we don't need just because they make us feel comfortable. Or because we've always done it that way. Or because we see others do it that way. Most of us collect things. Most of us try to multi-task – usually with decreased or no success.

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Risk Response Strategies: Full & Revised Roundup

Online PM Courses

Risk response strategies are the basic ways to handle project risks. This article examines all the risk strategies, what they mean, and when to use them. The post Risk Response Strategies: Full & Revised Roundup appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Risk Management contingency escalation mitigation PMBoK PMI risk management risk response risk transfer

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How Do You Conduct Resource Planning as a Savvy PMO?


Today’s enterprises are increasingly looking to the PMO to boost the bottom line. Inadequate resource planning practices make it difficult to quickly deliver innovative products, services, and customer experiences. The risk of poor capacity is the inability to resource projects.

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7 Proven Ways Lean Six Sigma Methodology Can Speed Up Your Business Growth


You are planning to launch a new product. From creating the hype to announcing the launch event date and everything in between, you have done everything to make the product launch a success. Your product launch event made the headlines and received a great response from the audience.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. Almost on every page, they write about AI in PM, the increased significance of soft skills and emotional intelligence, and hybrid frameworks in project management as a new tendency.

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How Important is Security on our Tech Projects

Brad Egeland

This question begs to be answered. Especially in the wake of the recent breaches in digital security across just about every government agency.

2020 101

Avoid Project Failure: 5 Top Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

No one wants their project to fail. But, project failure is all too common. And, when your project starts, you barely recognize the possibility of failure. The post Avoid Project Failure: 5 Top Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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What is an Agile coach and how do I become one?


What is Coaching? There are multiple definitions out there to answer this question. Put it all together in simple words- Coaching is a collective involvement of multiple attributes. The post What is an Agile coach and how do I become one? appeared first on Agilemania. Agile Coaching

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Top 6 Project Management Software Tools for Small Businesses

TrustRadius Project Management

Odds are that each department in your organization uses some sort of project management, workforce collaboration, project portfolio management, task management, or issue tracking software.

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Teamweek is rebranding as Toggl Plan


Before we get into the details on Teamweek’s rebrand, bear with me and read this short story about a famous pop threesome, the Jonas Brothers. For those who don’t know, the Jonas Brothers are a trio of siblings who formed a wildly popular band back in the mid-2000s.

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4 Steps to the Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

Not all organizations require the level of oversight, structure and management that a project management office (PMO) will bring to an organization.

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The Need for Speed: How to Increase the Pace of Your Project | Video

Online PM Courses

As project managers, we are constantly faced with the Need for Speed. Because one of the biggest challenges is the pace of change. The post The Need for Speed: How to Increase the Pace of Your Project | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

New Year, New Job?

Arras People

One of the trends we normally see at Arras People in January is an increased number of people registering and applying for jobs. The mindset being New Year, New Job.

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How to Improve Your Career in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we enter 2020 and the beginning of a new decade, many people will naturally find themselves focusing on ways they can improve their lives.

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Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations


Introduction to digital transformation Digital transformation in simple words is the process of utilising technology to comprehensively change your. The post Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations appeared first on Agilemania. Agile Coaching

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