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PMBOK® Seventh Edition Principles and Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK® Guide, Seventh Edition in July 2021. In this article, let's look at each principle and why each one matters with respect to managing risks. Optimize Risk Responses 11. Until action occurs, the risks remain.

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What Is a Risk Register & How to Create One

What is a Risk Register? A risk register is a tool in risk management and project management. There is no time too early to start thinking about risk analysis in your project. There is no time too early to start thinking about risk in your project.

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14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Risks matter. That’s the point of risk management: thinking about what might go wrong before it does, so you can put a plan together to deal with it if it does. What’s a risk again? Yep, risks can be a good thing – with a positive effect. Internal risks.

Risk Management with Microsoft Project


A recent survey of Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) members found that one top concern for project managers using MS Project was how to manage issues and risks within the Project ecosystem. Usually managed in a ‘Risk Register.’. Risk/Uncertainty.

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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Mike Griffiths

This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them. What is a Risk-Adjusted Backlog? The Economics of Risk Management. Negative risks are called threats, and positive risks are called opportunities.

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Management Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Have you left anything out of your project management plan? As I define a project management plan, I strive for clarity, brevity, and simplicity. schedule management plan) Ancillary plans (e.g., Project Scope Management Plan Define how you will plan, execute, and control scope.

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10 PMO Problems and How to Manage Them

Project Risk Coach

I highlight 10 of the 40 PMO problems and provide ways to manage them. How to manage: Typically, a senior leader in your organization must make the decision to implement a PMO. How to manage: Interview the stakeholders. The lack of project management training.

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How to Manage Stakeholder Conflict

Project Risk Coach

Project managers encounter conflict regularly over schedules, project priorities, human resources, requirements, and technical opinions, to name a few. I once managed a project where the organization wanted to create a customer service representative (CSR) position for 158 remote locations.

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How to Improve the Performance of Your Project Teams

Project Risk Coach

Use your interpersonal skills to influence the resource manager and others who select the team members. The post How to Improve the Performance of Your Project Teams appeared first on Project Risk Coach. 3=Execution Project Resource Management

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8 Ways You Can Better Respond to Unrealistic Demands

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey , an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. Until you ask why, you will be at risk of responding incorrectly. What risks does this new demand bring?

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What’s the Risk Analysis Process in Project Management? – Clarizen


Risk management is one of the core project knowledge areas, an essential and ongoing process which can be described as the methodical process of identification, analysis and response to project risks involving several major phases which are similar to all projects.

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Managing Risk from Every Level of Your Organization

Liquid Planner Leadership

If project management were an off-road 4×4 expedition, where teams had to plot a course through the unknown, cost and schedule contingency would be akin to the number of spare fuel cans you can carry successfully to complete the trip. Risk is not solved with a calculation.

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Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields – Transcription


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s session, Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Well, thank you everybody for joining this webinar, we’re just going to talk about some simple ways of performing Schedule Risk Analysis basically just using Microsoft Project with an add in that we sell called Full Monte. I’m using those to model risk.

How to Manage Project Environment from Initiation to Close

Managing a project is difficult. You need to be aware of the project environment and prepare for its influence on your project throughout the project management life cycle. A project environment is all the internal and external forces that exert on your project management.

The Virtuous Cycle of Trust and Influence

Leading Agile

In today’s environment, organizations are striving for business Agility, or else they risk being put out of business. In today’s blog, a continuation of the first in this two-part series, we’ll talk about building trust and influence, and initiating the trust-influence loop.

Why are people leaving project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Nearly 1 in 5 project managers have considered leaving their job: 37% of professionals have thought about quitting project management in the past year. So why are people leaving project management? Let’s start with this story from one project manager.

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The allure of #NoEstimates

Kiron Bondale

A project manager asked me a question which I’ve frequently been posed over my career. Anchoring and confirmation biases can partially explain why this happens, but this provides little assistance to a project manager who is asked to provide an estimate at the beginning of a project.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay. The impacts of artificial intelligence in project management. Can AI replace project managers?

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Construction Project Manager Job Description (with Free Example!)

The construction project manager role is a unique position, though it shares many of the attributes associated with any kind of project manager. If you’re looking for an experienced construction project manager, you need to understand their job. Managing supplies.

Is it a Project Managers Candidates Market?

Arras People

Here at Arras People we often get asked by project management practitioners “how is the market?”; So how does this relate to project management practitioners? The post Is it a Project Managers Candidates Market?

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The 27 Most Annoying Business Buzzwords of 2021

TrustRadius Project Management

This year we returned to discover the most egregious professional faux pas of 2021. The Most Annoying Business Jargon of 2021. When the TrustRadius community voted on their most hated buzzwords of 2021, a clear theme emerged. New in 2021). New in 2021).

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How to List Project Management Skills on Your Resume

Rebel’s Guide to PM

When I brainstormed a list of project management skills to put on my resume (which over here in the UK we call a CV), it was a long list. How do you list the project management skills required without it turning into a giant list of buzzwords? Describe your project management skills.

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Rebel’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 project management competencies I need to succeed. In this article we’ll talk about the top competencies for project managers and how you can develop your skills.

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How to Create the Ultimate Risk Response Strategy


Every project carries an element of risk, especially as it becomes more complex and involves cross-functional teams , managers, and stakeholders. Project managers must develop effective risk response strategies to tackle anticipated risks and prepare for unpredictable outcomes.

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Project Management Rebels is a teaching-led group mentoring programme. 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.

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3 Performance Domains in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition represents a major shift in the way ‘how to do project management’ is presented by PMI. Instead of the Knowledge Areas , we have the whole body of project management split up into 3 performance domains.

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

PMBOK 7 is the short name given to The Standard for Project Management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition , which are bundled together. The 12 Principles of Project Management. Read next: Managing in a VUCA world.

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New world of work; What will 2022 bring?

Arras People

On top of that, it is not impacting all practitioners in the same way, leaving some in a position to where they are unable to directly influence the impact for them. At the other extreme we see roles such as Project Manager – Food Production (FMCG) 100% WFW (Working From Work).

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The Requisite Law of Variety

Musings on Project Management

Now, this could be a bit stuffy, but it's actually quite readable: "The Requisite Law of Variety" Reduced for a quick understanding, 'the Law' is an interesting concept to consider, to wit: Essential Elements (E): these are outcomes, results, or other artifacts that you want to have some control over; or they are controls and mechanisms that you have to influence outcomes and results and. Project Management risk value

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Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Did you know that 56% of your project budget might be at risk due to poor communications? Perhaps that number (from research by PMI ) surprises you, but I’m sure you aren’t surprised by the fact that good communication management on projects leads to higher success rates.

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6 Biggest Challenges Facing the Professional Services Organizations in 2021


Besides having reliable personnel, resources, and management tools to leverage success opportunities, managing business operations requires a great deal of sophistication and flexibility. Remote and Hybrid Team Management. Managing Cash Flows.

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Proceeding without contingency is irresponsible

Kiron Bondale

The project manager is well aware of the risks of proceeding without contingency, but the client is adamant. Contingency exists to protect a project’s success criteria from the impacts of realized negative risks.

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How to Succeed in Change Management


Successful implementation of new technology is as much about the change management process as it is about the quality of the software. If you don't manage your team through change, it doesn't matter how good the technology is - it will never reach its potential.

How to Identify Different Work Styles for Better Productivity

There are certain personality types that influence your work style. You’ll need to manage them to make sure they’re not just mechanically completing their tasks and failing to communicating with everyone else. How to Manage Different Work Styles.

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Why you need to engage stakeholders (and how to do it well)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Early on in my career, I had a call from the post room manager. We define it like this: The systematic identification, analysis, planning and implementation of actions designed to influence stakeholders. You probably don’t need to be told of the risks of not engaging stakeholders.

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Stakeholder Mapping 101: A Quick Guide to Stakeholder Maps

More than just being able to identify who the stakeholders are in the project, you need to manage them. That is the beginning of stakeholder management, and it starts with stakeholder mapping. It helps to mitigate risk and discover the stakeholder’s real goals for the project.

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The Stakeholder Salience Model and How to Use It

Rebel’s Guide to PM

They define salience as: the degree to which managers give priority to competing stakeholder claims. Project stakeholder management and saliency. The saliency model is a tool you can use as part of stakeholder analysis, management and engagement.

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Project Decision-Making: A Process Guide For How To Do It Better

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The easier part is always implementing that decision – after all, isn’t that what project managers do? As a project manager, you will be used to making multiple decisions on a daily basis. There are 5 steps the decision-making process in project management.

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The specifics of how you deliver really doesn’t matter (to your executives)

Kiron Bondale

They need to understand what could go wrong but also how they could prevent those risks from being realized. And they must know how they can best use their power and influence to get their projects to succeed. I’ve worked in the delivery space for thirty years.

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The 3 Types Of Employee Engagement You Should Know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

People with diverse viewpoints can spot risks and opportunities that others might overlook. According to one report , cognitive diversity can boost team creativity by up to 20% while also lowering risk-taking by up to 30%. This is a guest post by Matt Diggity.

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