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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

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Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI. As an organization, it offers training and certification in project management, and it reports regularly on industry trends. The Project Management Institute also sets the standard for ethics in the field.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

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First, let’s acknowledge that it’s not easy to establish an effective prioritization process when your PMO and teams are in high demand. In fact, according to PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession report , while 87 percent of PMO directors characterize such processes as “very important” or “essential,” only 12 percent state that they are already “excellent” at prioritizing initiatives. [1]. business objectives (strategic alignment, customer focus, risk reduction, etc.),

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

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It’s proven that managing portfolios better creates cost efficiencies and helps companies complete more projects to specifications and to budget requirements. Did you know that the other proven benefit of competitive portfolio management is an ability to identify and move quickly on the most strategic projects? Project portfolio management, often referred to as simply portfolio management, is forward looking.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself. Does Project Management Have a Future? So will we need ‘professional’ project managers in the future?

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

It’s proven that managing portfolios better creates cost efficiencies and helps companies complete more projects to specifications and to budget requirements. Did you know that the other proven benefit of competitive portfolio management is an ability to identify and move quickly on the most strategic projects? Project portfolio management, often referred to as simply portfolio management, is forward looking.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

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In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. By way of a reminder the top 10 were identified as follows: Project Managers: When cut by those indicating that they belong to the Project Manager cohort the top 10 delivers the table below.

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

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Project Cost Management often puts people off. Instead, you must act with determination to understand project cost management and implement all the tools at your disposal to control costs and bring in your expenditure on budget. So, in this feature article, we’ll look at: What project cost management is. Your ‘Project Cost Management Plan’ Establishing your costs – the processes of estimating and budgeting. What is Project Cost Management?

What Is a PMO? (Infographic)

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Project management is a discipline loaded with acronyms: PMP, PRINCE2, CPM, WBS, PMBOK, PMI… and about 150 others. Whether or not you’re a project manager by title, one acronym you’re sure to hear more often is PMO. What is PMO?” PMO stands for “project management office.” Project management offices have exploded in popularity over the last decade. Definition of PMO. Who Needs a PMO? In 2016, 85% reported having a PMO.

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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.

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. Project management practitioners are looking for new lean and agile project management tools to support their day-to-day work and often seek them outside the tools that their organisations offer them. Integrating Project Management Information Systems in an Existing Environment.

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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

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As we step into 2019, what project management statistics should you be aware of? The field of project management is changing, and it’s changing fast. To answer these questions, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the latest project management statistics. With more than 50 data points culled from dozens of studies, this page is your de-facto source for all things related to project management statistics. Project Management Adoption Statistics. PMI ).

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

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Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 2 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to part two of MPUG’s Agile training series. Today’s session will cover Agile features and capabilities in Microsoft Project and project PPM. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years.

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In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012

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With the ongoing expansion of the distributed workforce, this topic seems to be gaining even more importance among fellow project managers. Later, the presentation will focus on efficiency tips for managers of virtual teams, based on my own experience of working with globally dispersed employees. Speaking of the event agenda: this is one of the things that we recently discussed with Paula Jayne White, PMI’s Director, Professional Development.

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUCCESS IN THE NEW YEAR

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At the start of the new year Project Management leaders should take some time to be sure the organization is focused on delivering successful projects in 2018. The 2017 PMI, Pulse of the Profession provides statistical support of my assertion. When leaders pay attention resources perform at a higher level, obstacles (Risks/Issues) are removed more easily, and funding is not challenged. This isn't me advocating for some version of Agile vs some version of Waterfall.

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

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When we did our roundup of the 50 best Project Management Blogs in 2017 it quickly became one of our most popular posts. You folks do like reading about project management! So, here then is our list of the 52 best Project Management Blogs for 2019. Most of them already appear in our Comprehensive list of [22] Project Management Podcasts. How do People Consume Project Management Blogs? Churn in the Project Management Blogging World. Pro Project Manager.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to the third and final session of MPUG’s Agile training series, covering best practices and the real world use of Agile with Microsoft Project and Project PPM. And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. And she is our unofficial project manager.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

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I've been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years. And there are some project management questions I get asked time and time again. But I thought it is time to collate all the project management questions I get asked most often. Here are the themes: How can I build a Project Management career, and what learning will help me? What are the basics of Project Management, and how can I get them right? How can I manage my projects really well?

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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.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects.

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Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

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LeRoy Ward, IIL Executive VP of Enterprise Solutions and Sander Boeije, Program Manager – IIL Online Conferences . On November 7, 2019, IIL will celebrate the 16 th anniversary of International Project Management Day, also known as IPM Day. Saladis, and made possible by IIL, this important day recognizes the incredible and valuable work that project managers do every day. As project managers, we need to “Focus on What Matters.” Agile Project Management.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects.

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Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Perhaps your organisation’s learning and development department already have the career management and careers path frameworks available for your role. If none of these are available to you today in your organisation, you can, at least, look towards your project management professional association and use the competency framework that already exists to get you started. You can check out the PMI one here. A lack of goal-setting by the line manager.

Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

Recently we were able to hear directly from Margo in our webinar Strategic Portfolio Management 101: Getting started with outcome-oriented portfolio management , which pulled some concepts from her recent Forrester research, Strategic Portfolio Management is Agile. PMI reports that “for the first time in five years, the amount of failed investments due to project performance has declined by 20%.”

Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

Recently we were able to hear directly from Margo in our webinar Strategic Portfolio Management 101: Getting started with outcome-oriented portfolio management , which pulled some concepts from her recent Forrester research, Strategic Portfolio Management is Agile. PMI reports that “for the first time in five years, the amount of failed investments due to project performance has declined by 20%.”

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. ONEPOINT Projects Every once in awhile we find that product or process or program that can help us out immensely in the project management and project portfolio management world. ONEPOINT is a hybrid PPM tool – offering the best of agile and traditional PM in one solution. As a project manager, you get better workload visibility and transparency across multiple projects.

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

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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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15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you need to earn PDUs to maintain your PMI certification? If you hold a PMP ® , PgMP ® , PfMP ® or PMI-PBA ® certification, you need to earn 60 PDUs every three years. If you hold a PMI-ACP ® , PMI-RMP ® , PMI-SP ® certification, you need to earn 30 PDUs in a three-year cycle.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. When we look back over the last decade we can clearly see how much has changed for people working in project management. For the change community, disruptive technologies not only become a focus in project solutions, they’re also being used to manage projects too.

Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021

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Tuck into some of the best project management blogs of 2021. Project Management New Year’s Resolutions The new year is all about starting fresh. Are you working as a project manager and looking to hone up on your skills? Sure to satisfy anyone leading projects and managing teams.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start? We’ve put together an extensive guide for you to serve as a beginning point and reference for your future career as a project manager. You can now start being part of this line of work right away by reading the basics of each aspect of a project manager’s career growth. – the basic personality traits of a good manager. What does a project manager actually do? Agile.

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Radio Show Transcript - The Man Who Changed My Career - Rob Thomsett - Recorded March 23, 2018

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We're in project management things happen. Morris: And we are back to the work life balance that we are managing all kinds of things right here we're actually trying to work some magic and get Rob on the line. But for me there was a point early in my career really around 2002 where I decided or was thinking of quitting project management it was just you know I was frustrated. And so as I was walking through I found this book called Radical Project Management.

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Business as UNusual: How PMOs Can Thrive When Everything Seems Out of Control

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Among this, we must acknowledge as project managers and PMO leaders that, while we’re optimistic things will get better, the short term still holds a lot of unknowns. As we navigate these unprecedented times together, here are a few things for PMO leaders to keep in mind: 1. Portfolio management is your best protection. However, effective portfolio management becomes especially relevant when the PMO has to start saying no.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of a PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the code to claim that is on the screen now.

PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

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PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month. project management professionals together to network and to start the new decade with a bang. Every year we like to survey those that come across our booth to gauge the current trends and obstacles project management folks are facing in their organizations.

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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

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The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. Yet it has the potential to transform your project management, deliver more successful projects, and make you a better project manager. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work. We’ll examine the case for applying the stage gate principle to Agile projects towards the end of this article. Senior PMO staff.

The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Business leaders and corporate executives need to find the optimal way to achieve growth while at the same time, manage the risks. All business initiatives are achieved through projects, so assessing and ranking these projects in order of importance to the business strategy give organisations the confidence to embrace risk. The first step toward embracing risk is to realise that risks aren’t all bad – positive risks are in fact opportunities.

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20 Online Training Resources for Project Managers

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What makes a great project manager? We’ve collected 20 online project management training resources for you to sharpen your skills, broaden your knowledge, collect PDUs, and earn notable certificates to advance your career. Corporate Education Group presents a variety of individual classes on topics like risk management and project scope, plus PMP exam prep. Accreditation: PMI Registered Education Partner; PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organization. .

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