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?

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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.

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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….

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How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process


A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. Learn how to create one in this article. This is why developing a document approval process is crucial for every agency. A document approval process.

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.

10 Career-Limiting Mistakes To Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

As I talk about in my course on how to write awesome project status reports , surprises are bad. You will not revise and standardize your processes. I’ve taken training courses, read books and generally looked out for my own progression.

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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.

4 Unusual Reasons Why Stakeholder Management Is Important

Girl's Guide to PM

I have a whole pack of information on stakeholder engagement on projects so for now, let’s focus on what’s commonly taught in project management courses, and look at stakeholder management. There won’t be any surprises as they’ve seen the process the whole way through.

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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!

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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.

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.

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!

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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.

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How Organisations Can Set up New Project Leaders for Success

Girl's Guide to PM

Modern leaders are expected to, of course, lead projects and devise the corporate strategy, align with high-level organisational goals, and also align their behaviour with modern-day employee behaviour. Build a Career Software This article contains affiliate links

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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.

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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.

Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. Scroll to the bottom to download this article as a handy PDF so you can keep it for reference as you create your proposal. First, you need to explain your project and process well in the narrative of your proposal.

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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.

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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

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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…”.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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 332

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.

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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.

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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!

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Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

Well, not through excessive physical activity in my case, although there is nothing wrong with that at all of course. The new book is a look at the reason, the value, the process and the opportunities to assess the ‘health’ of your projects in order to sleep easier at night, safe in the knowledge of inevitable project success (and I am using the word ‘inevitable’ with the common meaning of ‘more likely than before’ you understand). Project processes.

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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 332

The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management


In this article, we will look at two key knowledge areas: Communications Management and Stakeholder Management. This article is less of a discussion on Communications Management or Stakeholder Management, individually, per se. This process ensures the optimal flow of information.

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.

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.

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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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A Deep Dive into Risk Matrix Reporting


In this article, we will learn about one particular report, the Risk Matrix Report. In the following article, I’ll first outline the foundational blocks of creating the risk matrix, followed by building a risk matrix scoring scheme (instrumental in plotting the risk matrix).

Three Features to Love about Project for the Web


In this article, I’d like to share two NEW features and one additional feature that is sure to make every Project Server/Project Online project manager want to switch to using Project for the Web today! Articles features Project for The Web

2020 72

Top Tips for Reducing Risks as a Construction Project Manager


When construction projects involve owners, designers, and contractors, the project delivery system exists to describe “how these participants are organized to interact, transforming the owner’s project goals and objectives into a finished project,” explains an article for ProjectConnections.

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


Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?


His course, PMP Live Sessions, has made many successful PMPs. So for the first time the PMBOK guide is shifting from a process based standard to a principle based standard. And of course, what will be the expected impact on the PMP exam? But, when you take processes.

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