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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Learn to Better Manage Enterprise Risks Through Project Risk Management Many organizations have adopted enterprise risk management (ERM) as a way to make better decisions, get stronger operating results, and meet regulatory requirements. These same organizations may have program and project managers managing scores of projects. However, few organizations have yet to actually unite the enterprise and project risk management efforts.

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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Learn to Better Manage Enterprise Risks Through Project Risk Management Many organizations have adopted enterprise risk management (ERM) as a way to make better decisions, get stronger operating results, and meet regulatory requirements. These same organizations may have program and project managers managing scores of projects. However, few organizations have yet to actually unite the enterprise and project risk management efforts.

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PMI-RMP: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR 2021

Project Risk Coach

Are you confused about the PMI-RMP exam? Let's look at frequently asked questions about the PMI-RMP. In this article: 1 What is the PMI-RMP? 2 Why should I consider the PMI-RMP certification? 3 Is the PMI-RMP exam changing? 9 How do I apply for the PMI-RMP?

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5 Things You Should Know About the PMI-RMP®

Project Risk Coach

Every project has risks—events or conditions that, if they occur, have positive or negative effects on a project’s objectives. And project managers are risk managers, some better than others. If you want to improve your project success through better risk management, consider getting certified as a Risk Management Professional. Here are some things you should know about the PMI-RMP. What is the PMI-RMP®?

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My Top 10 Project Risk Management Blog Posts of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Are you a better project manager today than you were a year ago? In case you missed some of my blog posts, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2019? Risks derail our projects.

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My Top 10 Project Risk Management Articles of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. In this article, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2019? Oh, what a year!

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The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

The Competencies You Need As A Project Manager Today. I’d say that the competencies you should be looking to develop as a project manager are definitely ‘soft skills’ in their widest form. We’ve already seen ‘stakeholder management’ evolve in the project management language to ‘stakeholder engagement’ and a new chapter appear in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

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PMI Report: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027

Inloox

Reasons for the widening gap The PMI has shown in his latest Pulse of the Profession Report that the project management maturity of organizations is increasing. This means that organizations are acknowledging the benefits of implementing project management, particularly as a driver for more efficiency and innovation. This of course means that the demand for project management professionals is increasing across all industries. Management and professional services: 1.7

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. Risk Management Papers. “A 2, 2017.

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – the extracts follow a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully – this is the final of the five challenges: Invest in great project management skills – not just project managers. Project management is a core skill.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – previous extracts followed a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully – and now we will look at the 5 tests of control: Another quick test of control is the ‘Executive board to Sponsor to Project Manager’ relationship or the ‘ESP’ connection test.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be? She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. He provides insights and practical tips on ways to improve your project management.

How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

TAKE THE TEST: If you recognise this behaviour inside your organisation then you definitely have an attitude issue and your organisation needs to do a whole lot of Organisational Change Management [1] (OCM) and generally get out there making people realise that this stuff is important. We expect more from our project managers – we expect them to inspire, lead teams and be more confident. apm project manager speaker

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is a guest article from my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions: In his new book – How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all – Peter Taylor challenges the foundations of organisational change, asking if the c-level executives out there are truly ready for change to be successful in their own businesses? We expect more from our project managers – we expect them to inspire, lead teams and be more confident.

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

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. I have project management nailed.’ All of the professional bodies and providers of general project management qualifications recognize that this is far from the truth. A fully capable project manager needs a wide range of personal and professional skills outside of the realms of their technical project management competence.

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Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – the extracts follow a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully: Challenge 4 – Invest in good analysis and good reporting. In all aspects, the project demands the intelligent project manager.

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A View from the Top

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – the extracts follow a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully: ‘Change is the law of life. Challenge 1 – invest in the right Portfolio Management. project management apm c.

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7 Ethics Tips For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Ethics Tips For Project Managers , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. A project manager approached me recently with a problem. The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct defines a set of standards for how project managers should behave. Dealing with these ethical grey areas isn’t an everyday occurrence for most project managers. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

Project management is one of the most rapidly growing fields globally, because of its highly valuable application towards strategic business goal attainment. As a result, some of the most widely recognized technology and business publications are placing more focus on project management. So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? 8 common project management mistakes — and how to avoid them (CIO).

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop. Are you responsible for project management workshops for a PMI Chapter, a Project Management Office (PMO), or your organization? Project managers will leave your workshops excited about what they learned. Whether you are the trainer or the VP of Programs for a PMI Chapter or something similar, here are some principles to help you design your workshops.

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The Calm Before the Project Management Storm

Arras People

There comes a time when you’ve been working in and around project management for a while and you take a sit back and just reflect for a while. Here’s Steve in this guest post, reflecting on project management and giving us all a wake up call (no pun intended!). If you do risk management then some or all of the above will be factors which will affect our daily lives. Project management, the topic as enshrined in BOKs around the globe is on an iceberg.

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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

The latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report said: “We are encouraged to see in this year’s Pulse of the Profession® that organizations are making progress—significant progress—as they are experiencing more success with implementing strategic initiatives. The report concludes that: “The path to increased progress is still very important and should, as outlined by our 2017 findings, includes”. PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017. Standardised project Management Practices.

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop. Are you responsible for project management workshops for a PMI Chapter, a Project Management Office (PMO), or your organization? Project managers will leave your workshops excited about what they learned. Whether you are the trainer or the VP of Programs for a PMI Chapter or something similar, here are some principles to help you design your workshops.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be? She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. He provides insights and practical tips on ways to improve your project management.

How to Get Fired at the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

I am delighted to announce the release of my new book – How to Get Fired at the C-Level: Why Mismanaging Change is the Biggest Risk of All. Leading executives, it seems, do too little about strategy implementation, do not apply the appropriate level of attention to such critical organisational change, and often relegate sponsorship and leadership to lower management, whilst the c-suite get on with their ‘day jobs’.

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Kick Start Your Project Management Career with APM’s PFQ

Arras People

Carrying on with an Association for Project Management (APM) theme this week – did you know that they have recently changed the names of the two main accreditation ? Previously there was the Foundation Certificate – that’s now called Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the other one which was the next level up – the APMP – is now called Project Management Qualification (PMQ). Project Management Training APM

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The #1 Challenge in Project Management (According to the Experts)

MavenLink

Project management is a complex practice that continues to challenge even the most sophisticated of companies and experts. We wanted to identify the #1 challenge shared by project management professionals to better help others struggling in the field. The first step was to join forces with Aberdeen to release the recent report, “ 2017 Project Management Software Trends. From your experience, what is the #1 challenge in project management? Project Management

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

Because project management is such a multifaceted role that works with many different stakeholders, we’ve included both PM and non-PM resources. Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe. Using data from a survey of more than 800 project managers from around the world, Crowe looks at what traits and practices make the top 2 percent of project managers rise above the rest. The Project Management Podcast.

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

Project-Management.pm

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. Organizations need project managers who can juggle different operations and processes, all the while achieving the end result of the projects. This is how the online master of project management comes in. The online master of project management is different based on the school. Advanced Project Management.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Were they previously a PMP certified project manager who took a CSM class to learn a little about Scrum? If you are pursuing job opportunities then you should research what hiring managers are looking for. Are they asking for PMP, CSP or PMI-ACP credentials?

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5 Reasons Engineers Need to Develop Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

The project a skilled engineer might be working on, however, won’t be successful unless there is an equally skilled project manager involved leading and managing the engineering project. Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2016 report The High Cost of Low Performance: How will you improve business results? For those familiar with project management basics, you’ll quickly recognize these as the infamous project management triangle.

What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

Moira Alexander

PMI's Pulse of the Profession report shows "only 64 percent of government strategic initiatives ever meet their goals and business intent -- and that government entities waste $101 million for every $1 billion spent on project and programs.". To address this widespread and costly problem, on December 14, 2016, President Barack Obama signed bill S.1550 -- the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA) into law.

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How to Develop a Successful Buyer-Seller Relationship

Project Risk Coach

Project Procurement Management For most of my career, I have served in financial service organizations. As a project and program manager and PMO director, I’ve had the responsibility of procuring the necessary products and services from sellers. I recently left the corporate world to develop my LLC where I provide consulting services and teach courses to help project managers prepare for their PMP and PMI-RMP exams.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – the extracts follow a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully: Challenge 3 – Invest in a Chief Projects Officer. Managing the overall portfolio risk to the organisation.

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Introducing the PRINCE2 Principles

Project Health Check

PRINCE2 is a popular UK Project Management methodology, that continues to gain traction in other locations around the world. Now managed by Axelos, it is part of a comprehensive and integrated best practice suite along side other methodologies such as Management of Risk (M_o_R) and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. She’s inspired a ton of businesses to shake up how they manage their projects. On the project management side, you’ll often see many female project managers involved with managing the environmental assessment and regulatory processes and supplementary programs for monitoring performance and oversight.

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The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There’s no such thing as cheating in project management,” writes Beth Spriggs , “but if there were it would be this book.”. It is your responsibility as a manager to say something, to point out what needs to change. It is your responsibility as a manager to say something, to point out what needs to change. Read more project management book reviews here.

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Challenging the C-Level Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

The workshop will explore the true value of your strategic change portfolio (projects) – which will probably be bigger than you think – and will explain why it, you and your organisation are at real risk of failure (and wasting a lot of that financial investment). If you are concerned about strategic change failure, and by association your portfolio of projects, then there are two key actions that can dramatically de-risk this potential situation.

What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

And you may be ready for a project management course. But, for a new project manager, project management books are still a great way to learn. And for those of us with experience under our belts, the right project management books can offer new insights and ideas. So, what project management books would I recommend to a new project manager? Any selection of the best project management books must be subjective and this is no different. Risk Happens!