Is There Value in Integrating Change Management and Project Management?

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Manage changes to projects or initiatives within an organization on both a technical and human level. Project management is the process of supervising a project team through a series of tasks that ultimately reach completion of a defined goal with a specified target date for completion. On the other hand, change management is intended to support an organization’s adjustment to the changes due to either internal processes or external factors.

Webinar Recap: Project Managers are Change Managers

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s Project Managers are Change Managers webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Project Managers are Change Managers. Within your history you can print or download your transcript and the certificates of completion including the one for today’s event. Walter serves as a program manager for Edwards Performance Solutions.

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Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. Context : it’s important to understand what triggered me to move away from agile, and into org change.

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How open are YOU to changing your launch plans?

Kiron Bondale

During the last week PMI announced that, based on the feedback they had received from stakeholders, they would be delaying the significant changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam which had originally planned to be launched in mid-December 2019 to July 1, 2020. The proposed changes to the exam are likely to be more significant than others made over the past decade. They were open to hearing negative feedback about the changes.

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Is JIRA a Counterproductive Project Management Software In Today’s Market?

nTask

There are numerous complaints about project management software since the inception of the IT industry. Some of the complaints elicit the counter productivity factor of task management tools. I know that being an Agile project manager at nTask sounds like a bit of cliché’, but at the same time, I cannot help but think otherwise. If such business is to use a project management software, it will increase their productivity. Meeting Management Modules.

Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

Agile Coach

We designed a system of work that suited the type of work, the variability in the work, and how often things changed. This movement was led by the framework people, and the “agile project management” people, including PMI. Then the industry changed.

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The Extinction of Agile Coaching

Agile Coach

” Had today’s-me existed along side of 7-years-ago-me he’d have wondered why in the bloody hell a relatively newly minted Certified Scrum Master, was having an organizational-level conversation with a senior manager and director. Change Management Coaching tips

2016 124

How To Fill The Work Experience Details In PMP®Application Form? (PMP Sample application included )

iZenBridge

Project Management Institute (PMI)® offers the world’s most sought-after professional certification, Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. Change management is the most important activity of this domain.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. 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. What are the roots that uphold this giant in project management? Certification.

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Project Management for Parents

International Institute of Learning

By Hilary Kinney, PMP – Strategic Communications and Project Management Consultant, Vision Realized. Here are a few project management principles that can help. Are the kids’ screen time allotments changing? • Project Management

2020 52

Project Management Trends [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time. Recently I’ve been reflecting on what the shifts are and where that is taking us as project managers. It might happen at pace, and it might feel uncomfortable some of the time, but it’s not truly a sea change in how we run projects. There are some things that are coming that will have a fundamental impact on project management, if I am right.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

Luckily for project management professionals, there are ample opportunities throughout the year to hunker down with colleagues, network and learn about new techniques and project management technologies in the industry. The Technical Project Management Conference .

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses

Workamajig

The right PM course can change your career. This article shares a list of project management courses to help you learn faster than ever. Are great project managers born or made? Some of the skills you need to be a project manager are innate. If you’re a naturally good communicator and a born leader, you’ll be at home in a project management role. But a huge chunk of project management skills is acquired. 13 Essential Project Management Courses.

Get Ahead Quickly: The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (Book Review)

Wrike

It’s not often that the fastest way is also the best way, but thanks to Eric Verzuh, project managers can have the best of both worlds. Bestseller The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management pulls ideas from one of the masters in project management to deliver a comprehensive guide to succeeding in the industry — at top speed. Summary and Book Review of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management. Key Takeaways from The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). Project Management PMO report

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career. There’s always room to better oneself, make connections and get a picture of the industry: all good reasons to take time to visit one of the many project management conferences held in 2019. Project management training is the glue that holds your career together. So, as you start to plan your calendar for the year, we’ve offered a rundown of the best project management conferences in 2019.

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Understanding the Steps to Developing Your Project Management Career

Arras People

This is a very exciting time for Project Management with the APM Chartership elevating us to be a profession in our own right. Project Management Qualifications. AXELOS – Uses the Best Management Practise toolkit qualifications and are the home of the famous PRINCE2.

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

ProjectManager.com

If you’re looking for a program manager, then that means you’re looking for someone to manage a project portfolio. A program manager is just that, a person who is responsible for managing several projects at once, and they might even have to manage many programs. As you can see, this is a unique job, one that shares many responsibilities with the project manager job description , but also differs in substantial ways. Program Manager.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart’s content with other project management aficionados? There’s a treasure trove of valuable information available online for anyone looking to sharpen their project management skills. . We’ve compiled a list of over 80 of the very best online resources for project managers, including online training sites, podcasts, ebooks, tools and templates, blogs, and more. .

Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Trends (2018 Edition) , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time. Recently I’ve been reflecting on what the shifts are and where that is taking us as project managers. It might happen at pace, and it might feel uncomfortable some of the time, but it’s not truly a sea change in how we run projects.

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How to Get Into Project Management: 5 PMs Share Their Stories

Girl's Guide to PM

There are lots of routes into project management, as I explored recently in an article on how to become a project manager. Below, I share 5 stories from my book, Project Manager. Each project manager talks about their career journey and how they got into project management.

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The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

There are three core certifications (IPMO-F, IPMO-P and IPMO-E) that provide in total 15 days of training, workshops, real case studies, focus groups, coaching and exams. P3O or IPMA PMO certifications are not comparable to AIPMO’s core certifications in terms of approach, content and outcome.

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

Because project management is such a multifaceted role that works with many different stakeholders, we’ve included both PM and non-PM resources. Certificate Programs. Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe. Using data from a survey of more than 800 project managers from around the world, Crowe looks at what traits and practices make the top 2 percent of project managers rise above the rest. Scrum Certifications.

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Project Management Careers Q&A – Becoming a Business Agile Coach

Arras People

I would like to build my expertise in how to coach project managers, CEOs, etc, on how to begin practicing Agile principles when going to clients, collaborating with customers to produce contracts for business more aligned with Agile if possible, and so on. There are few practical steps to consider, the first would be the pursue the next certification, the Certified Enterprise Coach, especially if it is a “top-down” coaching role you are pursuing.

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New Presentations for 2020

The Lazy Project Manager

It has been 10 years since The Lazy Project Manager was published and I have had the pleasure of presenting on this topic in 25 countries so far, but now, at the start of a new year, 2020 no less, I have decided that this will be the last year that I deliver ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ keynote. Firstly, Project Management: It’s all Bollocks! Welcome to Project Management: It’s All Bollocks! Project Management: It’s all Bollocks!

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No to PRINCE2

Arras People

We hold many project management careers clinics every month and we always get asked about developing in project management – especially formal project management qualifications. Learn the Basics of Project Management First – Not PRINCE2.

Product Manager vs Project Manager: The Main Differences

Techno-PM

Product Manager vs Project Manager The essence of being an effective project manager or product manager can be summed up in four words: “The buck stops here!” This can be a confidence builder, whether you’re pursuing a career as a project manager or a product manager.

Management Training Programs to Consider in 2019

Appfluence

Management Training Programs to Accelerate Professional Success. Whether you are fresh off the single contributor track and into management role or simply want to learn how to become better at your job and rise through the hierarchy, there are many great opportunities to develop your management skills. A management training program can be a great option because it is like taking a short elevator ride to get yourself higher up the ladder of success. Certifications.

The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

Project-Management.pm

An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. Organizations need project managers who can juggle different operations and processes, all the while achieving the end result of the projects. This is how the online master of project management comes in. The online master of project management is different based on the school. Advanced Project Management.

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What is Configuration Management?

iZenBridge

Before we set out to define configuration management, it is crucial to understand why we need it in the first place. To avoid such issues in the future, you need a concrete system called Configuration Management. Now the question is, what is Configuration Management in a project?

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

The momentum at which project management is evolving is making it tough for project managers to keep pace with it. New project management methodologies , tools, best practices and trends replace old ones. Project management conferences help you stay updated with all the latest developments in the project management industry. Moreover, it also enables you to hone your project management skills so you can manage projects more efficiently.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is an essential part of every organization. In the long run, it is the project management techniques adopted by managers that either make or break the organization. . How will you know what is the best way to manage your teams ? We bring to you 100+ project management stats you must know to streamline workflow, manage teams efficiently, and ensure successful project execution. Adopting Project Management as a Practise .

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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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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 asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2018 to make 2018 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. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

2018 254

Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

In the business world, where processes are becoming more technically sophisticated, lead times for product development are getting shorter, and work is becoming increasingly cross-functional, it’s no real surprise that demand for sound project management skills is on the rise, and not just from the dedicated project management team. One of the most compelling reasons for understanding the basics of project management is to improve visibility across all ongoing work.

Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Then we realized change readiness assessments have existed for decades and we moved on. Oh, plus change management is boring as hell so we lost our enthusiasm for it. Leadership and Management

Conducting Project Management Interviews

Arras People

We recently put together a top five list of project management interview questions after speaking with some of our clients. The questions below are generic open questions that can be asked regardless of the project management role being recruited for. Project Managers that stand out in the crowd are ones that have been associated with project failure at some point in their careers either directly or indirectly.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

#PMOT is the Twitter hashtag used by Project Managers on Twitter. If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. Project Management People.

2018 109

Marigrace passed PMP in 12 weeks part-time study, passed 1st time.

ExamsPM

I wanted to earn PMP certification to formalize and frame my years of managing projects in enterprise transformations, OpEx, and PMOs.The PMP standard blends well with my other professional methodologies in organization development, change management, training curriculum design/development, Lean, and 6Sigma/SPC. As a management and organization consultant I design and lead company transformations and enterprise-wide initiatives. PMP certification is do-able!

ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

The ITIL framework is the most widely-used framework of best practices for IT Service Management (ITSM). Many project managers deliver IT components to our projects. Because of that, Project Managers need to be mindful of this in designing our products, delivery, and handover.

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