How to Earn Leadership PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Leadership PDUs. What are Leadership PDUs? Leadership PDUs form part of the Education requirement for recertification.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of the project manager has long been shifting away from someone who can tick off tasks as complete on a Gantt chart and towards a strategic leadership position for effecting change in an organization. What is the future of project management?

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How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

People sometimes struggle to earn the required Leadership PDUs, and The PDU Podcast can help with that too. There is a Leadership PDU package which just gives you the requirements for that part of the PMI Talent Triangle.

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Stressed leadership

Musings on Project Management

Well, here in the Spring of 2020, leaders are stressed; and circumstances are somewhat chaotic (meaning not only disorganized and counterproductive, but small effects are highly leveraged by exponential responses) And so one wonders: are our best leaders in crises and chaos likely to have been trained in the military where the 'fog of war' is all too real? leadership

Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

Business Leadership for IT Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Before I’d got far reading Gary Lloyd’s Business Leadership for IT Projects I realized he was offering a critical assessment on the Standish report on project failure – thankfully. The book is aimed at people who are in a project leadership position but who perhaps don’t have the hands on practical experience of a project manager. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

How Leadership Affects Projects (And How You Can Lead Yours)

Girl's Guide to PM

Sarah Coleman is co-author of Project Leadership, a book in its third edition exploring how leadership and project management intertwine. The last edition came out 16 years ago – yes, people were talking about project leadership even then!

15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll cover what you need to know about the different categories of PDUs and how many you need to get, plus some simple and free ways to earn PDUs in 2020. Leadership and Strategic and Business Management PDUs count for every certification you hold.

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When leadership is autocratic

Musings on Project Management

Autocrates and autocratic leadership -- on the one hand -- and the classic risk management on the other hand. And we ask this because: From essayist Eric Grill writing in the leadership blog of St Thomas University we learn that: Autocratic leaders typically make all major decisions on their own, with little or no input from others. leadership Risk Managementis the latter pointless in the context of the former?

How Digital Transformation Can Affect Leadership Strategies


So, what impacts does the digital transformation have on leadership strategies? Before delving deeper in understanding how digital transformation can affect leadership strategies , it would be a good idea to first understand what this entire concept entails.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

PDUs for CAPM: The Complete Guide for 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

As of 1 October 2020, you do! As of 1 October 2020, CAPM ® certification holders will need to earn professional development units (PDUs) to maintain their credential. Do you need PDUs for the Certified Associate in Project Management ( CAPM ) ® certificate?

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Top 10 Books on Change Management (2020 edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

Aimed at people doing change management in a leadership role (aren’t we all?), The Catalyst (2020) is so good! Change management is so important for making sure that the change you deliver is embedded in the organisation. In other words, if you want people to use what you create — or to shift their ways of working to the new standards and processes you implement — then you have to help them through the transition.

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Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020

Some projects are narrowly defined, but construction project management always involves a wide range of skills and crafts, such as leadership, planning and resource management. 2020 Best Construction Project Management Software Rankings. This post was updated January 2020). The post Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020 appeared first on All projects can be improved with the right tool.

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Adept Leadership: How Continuous Growth and Development Cultivates Productivity


More than anything, your organization needs adept leadership. A huge part of strategic leadership is changing the culture. Below are a few important management and leadership tips for adopting the digital culture across your organization: Define the issue.

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Summer Edition

Epicflow Blog

Leadership is a complex phenomenon that has been studied by scholars for many years and still is a relevant topic for research. Go on reading to learn about the best leadership tips and insights of this summer. Create a ‘diversity and inclusion leadership team’.

Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

This is complete guide on leadership in project management. Here you’ll learn: What is leadership in project management in practice? Key Concepts of Leadership. Leadership Without Authority. Leadership In Project Management: What Does it Mean? Let’s get clear on what does leadership in project management means. Leadership vs. Management is a Myth. I googled about leadership in project management. Don’t fall into a trap of shiny leadership.

Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership in uncertain times requires The goal of staying nimble, responsive, and flexible in these rocky times has become entrenched steadfastly in the minds of the marketing community. . Of course, nobody could have predicted that the circumstances we found ourselves in in the year 2020 would have made it so imperative for marketers to roll up their sleeves and implement Agile practices to their fullest potential.

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A Deeper Look: Top Changes in the New 2020 Scrum Guide for Agile Practitioners


This larger aspect is emphasized by putting leadership first. 2] The 2020 Scrum Guide , by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland. A new version of Scrum guide was released last month. There are quite a few changes in the guide, as well as new additions.

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12 Sure-Fire Ways to Improve Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Leadership Productivity Project Risk ManagementMike was a functional project manager in an organization where I managed a PMO. He was winsome and a hard worker. But his projects were trending in the wrong direction and his manager was not happy with Mike's performance.

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Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams


Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap. The solution: Virtual team leadership 4. The solution: Virtual team leadership Today, working in global teams is no longer possible without virtual communication and leadership. You want to learn more about virtual team leadership? Globalization and digitalization enable us to work with employees and partners from different countries.

The Curse of Project Management Knowledge

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 3=Execution LeadershipAre you guilty of using project management jargon and acronyms? Do your team members understand what you are saying? If not, perhaps you have fallen under the curse of project management knowledge. Can I be painfully honest with you for a minute?

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Annual Agile SAFe Summit is Going Virtual for 2020

Brad Egeland

THE GLOBAL SAFe ® SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL OCTOBER 27 – 28, 2020 The premier event for SAFe practitioners and Scaled Agile community members will now happen online.

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Seven Aspects of Project Risk in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ahead of its January meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2020, based on the input of 750 experts and outlining the biggest risks faced by economies over the next 10 years [1]. But crucial within resilience are flexible processes, the right leadership, skilled and empowered project teams, clear lines of engagement with stakeholders (in the light of emerging risk) and an agile (that is ‘nimble’) approach by the organisation.

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40 Reasons PMOs Fail

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning LeadershipI've been managing projects and programs for more than 20 years. I've seen a little bit of everything. I've also had the joy and the pain of implementing three Project Management Offices (PMOs), two in Information Technology Departments and one Enterprise PMO.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

You can’t know too much about leadership. Let’s take a look at leadership tips that world experts prepared for you this winter. 4 Basic Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight. In this paper, Marcel Schwantes lists and grounds four rules that a good leader should follow to keep their leadership skills at the level. Your purpose is the driving force of your leadership efforts, and it doesn’t disappear even when all your business objectives are met. .

How to Manage Multiple Projects

This post was updated October 2020). Leadership Project Management Training VideosManaging multiple projects at once can be a bit like a juggling act.

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6 Ways to Track Project Expenses

This post was updated September 23, 2020). Leadership Project Management Training VideosProjects cost money. Being able to manage and track expenses is what keeps the project within a budget. Stakeholders are not likely to consider the project a success if it costs them too much.

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


We combed through best-seller lists, spoke with veteran PMs, and read a ton to put together this list of the best project management books for upgrading your career in 2020. The best books for crafting your leadership qualities. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership.

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The yin and yang of project leadership™ 

Susanne Madsen

Yin leadership is enabling and is concerned with making it possible for others to flourish, lead and contribute. This side of leadership sets a high standard and expects the team to deliver to it. It shows that project leadership encompasses a high degree of yin as well as yang. Imbalances in yin and yang create a lopsided leadership style When managers have a preference for either yin or yang, they can develop a lopsided or dysfunctional style. project leadership

5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Project Management Process

The Digital Project Manager

Communication Leadership & Team Management Quality Management Risk Management TopicsThe post 5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Project Management Process appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

Strategic leadership

Musings on Project Management

Goals leader leadershipAre you willing to follow -- or be led by -- a leader who can't do the job you're doing?What What I'm speaking of is the distinction between the strategic leader and the operational leaderThe strategic leader is the visionary -- usually -- but most importantly is the leader that connects all the dots in the long game; allocates resources strategically; causes integration to occur for the benefit of.

How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


From planning and forecasting to communication and leadership, a project manager has to wear many hats. Some of the top reasons to become a project manager are: Cross-domain learning: Effective project management balances the “soft” skills of communication and leadership with the “hard” skills of finance and planning. Leadership and communication are both better learned in the field than in the classroom. Leadership. How to become a project manager?

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8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020


Here is a list of our suggestions for the best human resource management books of 2020. They could anticipate change and act quickly because their leadership practices were agile. The post 8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020 appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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Project Leadership: What Is It and Which Skills Are Required?

ProProfs Project Management

Project management turns into a nightmare in the absence of project leadership. . What Is Project Leadership? What Is Project Leadership Matrix? Top 5 Project Management Leadership Skills You Need to Master . What Is Project Leadership?

The 2021 Project Management Report

Girl's Guide to PM

However, this finding is markedly different to what VersionOne found in their 14 th Annual State of Agile report in 2020. PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020 statistics show that only 47% of organizations have a defined career path for project managers.

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Signup for the Global Agile SAFe Summit October 27-28, 2020

Brad Egeland

COVID-19 has created unpredictability in our personal and professional lives. Business as usual just…isn’t. But challenge drives change. And change gives us opportunities to be creative and find new solutions.

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Leadership vs. Management w/ Ross Beurmann

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann joins Dave to talk about the difference between Leadership and Management. Leadership is Language – L. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Although many confuse the two and believe they are the same, they are actually very different things—and this can become extremely apparent during the transition to an Agile approach.

PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs


PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The PMO leadership journey to becoming a Savvy PMO builds on a collaborative approach to adapt processes, support multiple work methodologies, and relook at their toolset. Planview created the Savvy PMO Guide Series to give organizations actionable guidance on how progress PMO leadership.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada. Join and learn the latest trends in project management, communication, and leadership.

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