The 11 Best Project Management Online Courses


We'll start with the free resources and courses, and then move on to look at the paid courses that prepare you for and deliver certification. ALISON provides two free online courses to improve your project management skills. Coursera provides both free and paid online courses.

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The Definitive Guide to Why a Good Online Project Management Course Beats Live Training

Online PM Courses

I love doing a live Project Management course. The interaction with participants and the chance to take the course in whatever direction they choose isn’t just challenging; it’s fun. An online Project management course is even better.

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5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. For example, will your decision lead to more decisions on how to resource or pay for your chosen course of action?

Your Crash Course on PPM Software

What’s more, it makes project processes easier; you are assured that you will conserve both time and resource once you embed a particular PPM software in your work system. Cet article Your Crash Course on PPM Software est apparu en premier sur Project-Management.PM. With the varying degrees of changes going on around the market, organizations are pressured to come up with innovative ways to keep up with the business trends.

2017 72

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

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. Kill Point (severely deprecated by Online PM Courses). In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. What is a Stage Gate Process? So, it must: Follow a set process.

To project management certify or not…?

Ron Rosenhead

Now I know I may well upset a few people with this articles however here goes…. After attending various qualification courses I felt that the driver was to get people through a qualification rather than application of project management techniques and tools. That is the question….

2018 175

Empower Your Human Resources Processes


Entrepreneurs can’t afford to lose time, money and results from a bad hiring choice (a recent Forbes article by Falon Fatemi quotes Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh who once estimated that bad hires had cost the company “well over $100 million”). Over the course of my career, I’ve hired hundreds of people. What I have learnt from all hires is that consistent review and updating of the recruitment and onboarding process is key to getting it more right than wrong.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Are you looking to do a project management training course or take a certificate course this year? Logical Model PRINCE2 courses.

Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

(As is often the case, one of the learners in a course I taught this week provided the inspiration for this article, so thanks Maca!). The PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition defines Earned Value as “ The measure of work performed expressed in terms of the budget authorized for that work.

2019 170

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

We do it as children, we do it as teenagers (often terrifying our parents in the process) and we do it as adults. Strengths-based project management is an approach to project management that focuses on the people rather than the process.

2019 376

How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Processes – this is where all the technical PM skills will sit. It is not a case of the process domain having all the agile questions, for example. Get a PMP prep course and start learning how to pass the exam right now!

2020 227

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I'd like to receive the free email course. External factors around projects are constantly changing at a breakneck speed which makes it challenging to definitively control the outcome without frequent course correction. So far no one has ever answered; “There was this great course…”.

2019 355

Wilo's Law and Mature Communications Processes

Herding Cats

To make some conjecture that some process will fix the problem - Estimates are the smell of dysfunction and NOT Estimating will fix that dysfunction - is naive at best and willfully ignorant of Root Cause Analysis at worse. Take a course on how to write well. Avoid Verbal Orders is a critical process in any critical situation. Related articles. A popular quote in the agile community is Wilo's Law.

Business Analyst & Project Manager Relationship: Collaborate for Success

Girl's Guide to PM

Business analysis helps ensure your project delivers the intended business value and that business needs, requirements, and processes are well-understood, leading to a more streamlined implementation process. Stakeholder management This article contains affiliate links

2018 404

8 Free and Low Cost PM Resources

Girl's Guide to PM

which of course I didn’t say). Did you know that Enterprise Environmental Factors is an input to 27 PMBOK® processes? Dr Mike Clayton offers well-respected project management training and his free 78-minute video course, PM Fundamentals , is good for beginners.

2018 325

Client Onboarding Process Coupled With Project Management


Client onboarding is the process of introducing new clients to your firm in an effective and organized way. The process commences at order placement and continues up to three months or so depending on the complexity of the product.

10 Steps To Streamline Work Process And Improve Workflow


Whether its work allocation, quality inspection, project monitoring, or simply going through a to-do list, project managers and teams often complicate processes which are easy to implement. You need to know how each process in every division or department of your business operates.

We need to spend more time educating our clients

Ron Rosenhead

There is no agreed process for communication (either way) and as one person suggested ad hockery rules! Indeed, I suggested to one client that they should ask their clients if they wanted to come onto one of their internal project management courses or, run one for them!

2018 207

10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)


Organizational change happens every day as a matter of course. While a river may change its course naturally over many years, altering its course in a specific direction within a particular timeframe requires significant planning, effort, collaboration, consideration, and tooling.

7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. So we spend a fair amount of time working out solutions to problems, process re-engineering and all that. Not that I ever do that, of course.

2017 351

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I'd like to receive the free email course. Brain Sensei’s Complete PMP® Exam Prep course can be taken anytime and anywhere.

2018 341

What Makes a Brilliant Project Leader?

Girl's Guide to PM

In doing so, I am of course taking as read that a brilliant project leader will have solid project management expertise and be able to plan and deliver their projects with confidence and assurance. Try out Online PM Courses for free with a short taster course. Mike Clayton.

2018 279

The Bad Apple Syndrome in Process Improvement

Herding Cats

When process improvement starts with the solution, it's common to anchor this improvement on the Bad Apple syndrome. This, of course, is the basis of Root Cause Analysis. Related articles.

Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Beyond the exam content it also covers the application process so it will take you through the whole journey from deciding to take the exam to walking out of the exam room.

2017 276

How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This is a guest article from Simon Harris from Logical Model. Long ago I found being delegated to was often a confusing process.

2018 303

Why We’re Not Afraid to Write Generic SEO Articles


Make note that this reasoning is going to appear more than once in this article. The ranking process has two very basic steps: Target website audit. You don’t need to go through the entire blog to see what kind of articles are published.

2017 46

The Most Popular Project Management Hacks Articles of 2016

Project Management Hacks

In that spirit, it’s time for me to write my final article of the year. I’m going to revisit the most popular articles of the year. All of these articles attracted over 2,000 readers this calendar year. Well, read the article to find out more!

2016 43

Process First Then Outcomes

Herding Cats

Fast Company article speaks about outcomes resulting from process and the focus on outcomes actually reducing the probability that the outcomes will appear. I've written about this before in Process is King and Process is King Part 2. While of course is correct.

Big Announcements from Ignite 2019


It includes a new set of robotic process automation capabilities called UI flows, now available in public preview. This is a logical reaction, of course, because Teams is new for you, and you have not yet embedded the use of Teams in your daily work and habits.

2019 83

Split It Out (Part 1)


This, in turn, allows you to have more direct control and, of course, increases your chances of success. Of course, you could always reactivate the buffer task later, if needed. I’ll be sharing more ways to separate your projects into management chunks in Part 2 of my article.

2019 99

Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?


Make informed course adjustments to improve performance and product quality while refining project processes. Providing real-time and constant feedback on processes and product progress. Articles agile project management scrum scrum meeting


What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2019 Changes


It is evolving to meet new challenges of this century—rapid technological changes, expectations and aspirations of a new generation of workers, and of course, new methodologies and practices pertaining to Agile and/or DevOps, which are now mainstream. Articles pmp PMP Exam

2019 94

Benefits Realization Management for Projects


In this article, I hope to provide you with a deeper understanding of these concepts. However, in this article, our focus will be on projects. And, of course, the benefits are a 50% reduction in response time, 18% increase in revenue, etc.

Webinar Recap: They Finally Did It! Microsoft Releases a Brand-New Version of Microsoft Project


And of course, we’ll make sure you understand, what are the reporting capabilities? Of course, the Microsoft Project team owns planner and so they said, you know what? So we move kind of, basically through the process of looking at one of the tools that are available.

2020 52

Silly Management Mistakes – the Importance of Fair Process

Green Project Management

I recently read a Harvard Business Review article, ‘Fair Process – Managing in the Knowledge Economy’, during my MBA programme that reminded me of some foolish team and team lead mistakes I made a few years ago. Giammalvo’s engineering economics course in Jakarta. The post Silly Management Mistakes – the Importance of Fair Process appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

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No Pain, No Gain?


Of course, it is always ideal to get a quick payback, but larger firms are less interested in using PB because they can afford to wait for longer paybacks and cash flows. Articles internal rate of return net present value Project Financial Analyses return on investment

2019 91

The Shape of Performance Reporting


Communication management includes project status tracking and reporting processes. I usually don’t spend much time looking at tasks that are completed because, of course, they are history. Articles Microsoft Project performance reports reporting

2019 87

Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied to mission planning and how scrum has been used in spacecraft construction were discussed, as well as topics such as developing and delivering software, reliability and reuse of software, onboard processing, and communication.

2018 98

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


One of the first questions to ask, of course, is, “How successful are the majority of companies at executing business transformation plans, and are they achieving their goals and their objectives?” Tad: Let’s talk about that innovation process. Tad: Once you begin this process of identifying that, what innovations, what ideations, what things can you put in place that help you meet that strategy? Then of course technology. Articles

Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

Dear reader, don’t be alarmed – this IS your regularly scheduled article! In one of my past articles , I had written about the challenges of establishing and running virtual PMOs. Of course, if they haven’t addressed the root causes for why the original PMO failed, they shouldn’t expect miracles from a virtual approach. Process Peeves Project Management Project Portfolio Management improving project management PMO Process compliance stupidity

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