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Evidence-Based Project Management - a self-paced course that covers which project management strategies, tools and techniques are most effective by analyzing evidence-based research. Six Sigma and Lean: Quantitative Tools for Productivity and Quality - covers how to master Six Sigma and Lean fundamentals to improve productivity and quality in your organization and earn a TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification. The site offers various PM modules and certification.

The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t have the time (or the requirement) to take a certification course, but I’m always prepared to develop the competencies I need to succeed. Leadership. You'll also like: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Ten Strategies to Stop Feeling Like a Fraud at Work is an ebook designed for people who have ever felt as if. 2017 Project Management Trends To Watch There are a number of project management trends to watch for in 2017.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? Takeaway: Ensuring strategic alignment, benefits realization, the linkage between strategy formulation and execution, executive sponsorship, hiring the right talent, adopting agile practices, and tackling technology disruption are keys to success. Certification. Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO).

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers


Certificate Programs. Drawing from his years leading technology projects at Microsoft, Berkun offers readers field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. He invites real people to talk about how they implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. This course is intended to prepare you for the fully-online accredited Applied Project Management Certificate from the University of California, Irvine.

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Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

Ability to evaluate and judge – such is the essence of project leadership and decision making. Common components of Project Intelligence include: Project Management skills, maturity and certification (from project contributor through to senior project (or program) roles). It should be the representation in projects (and programs) of the competitive strategy that will allow business executives to convert their intentions into reality.

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A View from the Top

The Lazy Project Manager

So, failure to deliver ‘X’ will result in a potential fine of ‘Y’, and/or a potential loss in self-certification of ‘Z’ and so on. Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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Online Training: RapidStart PMO Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Diab is the CEO of Leadership Formation, a consulting firm that focuses on helping organisations with strategy, alignment, execution and people. If you are looking to set up a PMO in your organisation then this will help you get started efficiently and make everyone feel that you are a pro at all this strategy and set up stuff! Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017 Are you looking to go for a project management certifications this year?

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. One of the degrees that they offer is Master’s in project Management with a Project Management certificate. Both the program and curriculum refer to The Project Management Body of Knowledge ( PMBoK®-Guide ), as well as serve to fulfill the Project Management Professional ( PMP )® Certification. Economics for Leadership.

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Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. Your transition plan could actually mean stepping away from PMO entirely for a few years to gain wider business management and more strategy related experience.

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Lessons from My Winding Path to Project Management


But I couldn’t carve out the time to make that happen, so I enrolled in a certificate program for “Management in the Technology Sector. The program included classes in project management, team leadership, and business strategy. When you query a group of second graders about what they want to be when they grow up, they’ll say an astronaut, doctor, firefighter, scientist or some other cool job.

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Socio political complexity and project management

Susanne Madsen

It turned out that 80% of the training and certification was focused on structural complexity, 10% on emergent and 10% on socio political complexity. At this level they’re just surviving from one crisis to the other without any focus on strategy. The organisation gets it and running projects is an integrated part of their strategy. What are the differences between management and leadership? The secret to authentic leadership in projects

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The Squad Report

1) Listening 2) Business Knowledge/Understanding 3) Conflict Management 4) Negotiation 5) Team Building 6) Communication 7) Integrity 8) Leadership These eight aren't in a ranking of importance but #1 and 2 are tops in my book. PMI has given us plenty of data on how project success rates rise dramatically when projects are aligned to Strategy and when Champions/Sponsors are engaged. Most organizations focus Project Management training on tools, certification, and process.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


Index: Online Training Programs & Certification Prep. Online Training & Certification Prep. provides a comprehensive course catalog, covering both core project management concepts and advanced strategies. IIL conducts virtual and on-demand courses on topics like project scope, risk management, and Earned Value Management systems, plus prep courses for a variety of certifications. They also offer a Professional Project Executive (PPE) certification program.

3 Unexpected Benefits of Attending Conferences

Project Bliss

You may think that the only benefits of attending conferences are to gain new knowledge on an area specific to your job title and earning professional certification credits. They state on their website “We explore strategies and techniques used to share stories and engaging content through words, pictures, audio, video and beyond.”. Don Roy presented on Thought Leadership and the opportunities that abound for you to assert thought leadership.

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Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager


Many of them strive to define their vision, mission, competitive strategy, principles and values, etc., The traditional approach is to look for “project managers” with glowing diplomas and certificates and then equip them with sophisticated project management software and in the best cases, provide them with adequate staff and office space. To name a few: team management, risk management, leadership, negotiation, and communication are fundamental to a good implementation.

Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

But how important is the strategic leadership and alignment of risk planning? Their study of 2017 suggests that only 38% of business leaders believe that their business model will exist in 5 years. [3] 2] Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6 th edn (2017). [3] 3] Microsoft, Creating a Culture of Digital Transformation (2017). [4] Project Management Risk Management Strategy Execution

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Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read


The boxset covers 6 topics: management essentials, leadership, strategy, managing people, and managing yourself. Each topic covers the most critical topics from the world’s top management experts, like: Porter’s five competitive forces, blue ocean strategy, the balanced scorecard, and more. The book is issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and serves as the study book for the PMP and CAPM project management certification.

Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read


The boxset covers 6 topics: management essentials, leadership, strategy, managing people, and managing yourself. Each topic covers the most critical articles from the world’s top management experts, like: strategy and the five competitive forces by Michael Porter, building a vision by Collins and Porras, blue ocean strategy by Kim and Mauborgne, and the balanced scorecard by Kaplan and Norton.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Strategy (#Strategy). Here's how to connect dots between strategy, mission success, programmatics, and technical performance management in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers. Capabilities Based Planning (V2) - Capability-based planning fits naturally with Strategy Based Planning and Business Process Improvement. Successful Digital Transformation Starts with a well defined Executable Strategy for Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

Take a look at our reviews of the last three ( 2016 , 2017 , 2018 ). Employers also need business acumen and skills in leadership. The PMI’s Talent Triangle articulates the skills a modern project manager needs to deliver projects and to contribute to the leadership of their organizations. The PMI Talent Triangle defines three areas for continuing education for holders of all PMI certifications. Leadership. For example, PMP certification. Leadership.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership – ethical, authentic leadership is what helps get work done and set you apart from your peers. Successful project managers are those that embrace the mantle of leadership. It can serve as a baseline, but most project managers ought to layer some sort of agile certification on top of it. Agile has been the trendiest thing for a while now and 2017 saw Agile embedded in the project management domain globally. So, then the shift was on to LEADERSHIP.

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The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

There are three core certifications (IPMO-F, IPMO-P and IPMO-E) that provide in total 15 days of training, workshops, real case studies, focus groups, coaching and exams. P3O or IPMA PMO certifications are not comparable to AIPMO’s core certifications in terms of approach, content and outcome.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy. The best books for crafting your leadership qualities. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. Go-to-market strategy. Published date: 2017.

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The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025


Most people can pass a certification exam or learn a new software application. In her recent article about 2018 predictions, PM expert Elizabeth Harrin wrote, “It’s possibly a bold prediction, but I think [project management] certification will come to be less important over time, as employers place more emphasis on being able to build relationships at work, deal with conflict, manage a virtual team and deliver on strategy to achieve tangible benefits for the business.”.

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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

When we did our roundup of the 50 best Project Management Blogs in 2017 it quickly became one of our most popular posts. We were musing on this because Ron has paused his blogging and is rethinking his strategy. It’s apparently targeted at IT PM, but the sections on Managing Projects, Applied Leadership, and Business Acumen speak clearly to PMI’s Talent Triangle. Declaration : To my shame, I missed Matthew from my earlier roundup in 2017.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

80% of federal IT projects were self-described as ‘iterative’ or ‘Agile’ in 2017. When a project manager understands all the roles, definitions, strategies, and teams involved in a project execution, only then can a project be completed successfully. Project Management Certification Statistics. Project management is an in-demand certification, wherein the salaries vary on the basis of the technology area. Project management is an essential part of every organization.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021


IT also comes with a number of tools including how-to articles, information related to certifications and much more. Here’s one about leadership in the new year that can get you off to the right start. As well as giving access to those interested in PMI® Certification.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

But, once you are ready to consider it, do read ' PMP Certification: What You Need to Know [Complete Review]'. Good News from the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017 Report. This is a question I am asked more often, now that we offer a range of training courses for different Project Management qualifications and certificated exams. This Set of Stakeholder Engagement Strategies will Power You up. Good News from the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017 Report.

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How Leading Experts Gauge the Health of Projects


Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer and consultant. She is the author of “The Project Management Coaching Workbook” and “The Power of Project Leadership.” Lauren Maffeo writes about technology for GetApp - the Web's largest online marketplace for SaaS products - and earned a certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT Management Executive Education.

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Legal Conferences to Attend in 2019


Here is a video with some highlights from the 2017 Lawyernomics conference: Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference. The Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference will help you refresh your strategies, renew your ideas, and recharge with your peers. Attendees have the opportunity to share and network with professionals regarding association leadership, certification, and regulation within the paralegal profession.

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