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‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

2019 195

How to Make a Stakeholder Management Plan

Stakeholders are the people, groups or organizations that have a key interest in the outcome of a project. They can include department heads, investors, manufacturers, board members or simply team members.

How to Develop a Resource Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

How is it that some coaches, leaders, and yes even project managers can take a rag-tag group and shape them into a high-performing team? How do these individuals secure the physical resources? It’s not an accident. It starts with a resource management plan. What is a Resource Management Plan?

The Ultimate Guide to Getting People to Take Responsibility At Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Much of what we do today relies on other people – other people who don’t work for us. Whether it was as part of a project or another professional interaction, I’m sure you have met colleagues who aren’t taking responsibility at work for their tasks.

2019 195

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?

The Uncertain World

The Lazy Project Manager

Is your business life ‘Uncertain’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! U = Uncertainty: the lack of predictability, the prospects for surprise, and the sense of awareness and understanding of issues and events.

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Do your performance evaluation and recognition systems support cross-functional teamwork?

Kiron Bondale

While it is usually Wally who openly expresses those thoughts which we normally keep to ourselves, Dilbert is letting his inner voice do the talking in today’s strip. Let’s imagine for a moment that Dilbert’s co-worker is part of a cross-functional team which Dilbert is part of.

2019 156

The Newbie Guide To Agile Project Management


Let’s face it?—?Agile Agile is the new normal. Today, nobody just picks up a project and does it. No, today everybody is agile, with more companies adopting the methodology with every passing year. Jokes aside, Agile has earned its reputation.

10 Tips for Good Meeting Agendas + Free Agenda Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Meetings need agendas. Agendas help with project communication – they ensure people know why they are turning up to a meeting and what they should be doing when they are there. Agendas and minutes go hand in hand. The agenda makes sure the meeting starts on a good footing.

2019 195

The Volatile World

The Lazy Project Manager

Is your business life ‘Volatile’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! V = Volatility: the nature and dynamics of change, and the nature and speed of change forces and change catalysts.

2019 195

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Best Program Management Tools for Managers

Program management is different than project management in that when you’re a program manager you’re managing several related projects at once. In a sense, it’s like a recipe for disaster or madness, at least a nasty headache.

2019 195

Ask A PM: How Do I Let My Project Sponsor Know a Project is Running Late?


“Dear Elizabeth: My project is running late to the point that our delivery date has moved significantly. I want to make sure that we’ve considered all the possible options for recovering the project before I finalize the new schedule.

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5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen. To make project successful, keep teams cohesive and collaborating toward a great final solution or product or successful implementation. But, no doubt, the road to get there requires much to happen.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Project Timeline


A project timeline is a key part of any project manager’s arsenal. Learn how to make one in this article. Where does your project currently stand? How much work has been completed? How much remains to be done? A project timeline answers all these questions.

2019 78

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

You attend a training course, how do you make sure you’re doing everything you can to get the most out of what you are learning? How do you make sure that once the training is over and you head back to the office, that you’re still able to utilise what you have learnt?

6 Ways a Morning Routine Can Make You More Productive at Work

Have you ever felt like your mornings go to waste? Suddenly you’re glancing at the clock, and it’s almost lunchtime—and you have no work to show for the time that has gone by? Many business professionals struggle with this because they don’t have a good morning routine in place.

2019 195

Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Project Manager career path has more options. But it requires more knowledge and skills. The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. And it heavily focuses on soft skills. Which journey should you choose? What career will make you happy?


4 Tips to Keep Your Project Costs in Check


Perhaps you’ve had those moments when you’re pulling together some budget information, and crunching some numbers from lots of Excel spreadsheets and emails, and your palms start to get a little sweaty. Which project costs did you miss?

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.

How Leaders Create Agile Organizations w/ Lee Wiesehuegel

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Lee Wiesehuegel is a Managing Consultant at LeadingAgile where he helps organizations incorporate an Agile approach by transforming how they work.

Webinar Recap: Mastering Microsoft Project Visualization Part 3 – Printing in Microsoft Project Demystified


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Erik van Hurck’s Mastering MS Project Visualization Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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How to Manage Your Team’s Workload

There’s a fine balance to be had between meddling in your team’s to-do lists and ensuring that the workload is equal and fair for everyone. One of the most critical parts of a manager’s job is to get that balance right. Project teams look to you to clarify what they should be doing and when.

2019 195

What Is A Product Launch Plan and Why Your Startup Desperately Need It


When I woke up the morning after the launch party, I felt like I had been hit by a Mack truck. Every time I turned over, it hurt. When my roommate opened the door to offer black coffee and Tylenol, the creaking hinges practically made my ears bleed.

2019 52

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.

Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019


PMO Symposium 2019 was held earlier this month in Denver, CO. This intense four-day event was packed with insights on building an adaptive, future-ready PMO. With the PMO currently under attack, the way a company must operate in the digital marketplace is by being more agile and open to consistent change. In doing so, your PMO can become the company’s ally in transforming itself into an adaptive, fast, flexible and competitive industry leader.

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Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

Project Management is an excellent career. But organizations want a short-hand to know what you know. That's where qualifications come in handy. The post Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Advice for Project Managers Project Management Career Project Management Tips Project Management Training video

Webinar Recap: Mastering Microsoft Project Visualization Part 2 – Bending Microsoft Project Reports to your Will


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Erik van Hurck’s Mastering MS Project Visualization Part 2 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

2019 52

8 Tried-and-Tested Ideas For Effective Team Communication


Before talking about anything else, take a look at the workplace that communicates effectively. How A Healthy Workplace With Good Communication Looks Like Employees who communicate effectively at the workplace are courageous, innovative and disciplined.

2019 78

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.

Black Friday Software Deals 2019: The Best and Hottest Sales

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO software Black Friday deal 2019 Sale: 30% Off any plan for the first purchase. The discount will be applied automatically after following the Black Friday offer link. Period: November […]. News GanttPRO Tips

2019 52

The CEO Says We Need Agile

Brad Egeland

CEOs like the latest technology. CEOs like continuous improvement initiatives. CEOs like to be at the cutting edge of technology whenever possible. They like to make decisions.

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9 Benefits of CPM Certification


Certified Project Manager CPM Certification Although becoming qualified may not be required in your particular line of work, there are many benefits to obtaining CPM certification. This is true even for those people who are not pursuing a career in project management.