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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

But what if you’re switching from a purely technical role to one that involves managing projects? Or, having managed IT projects for a while, what if you want to formalize your experience with a relevant project qualification? The Certification Option. There’s a fair amount of choice when it comes to project management credentials. The big one that you’ll hear mentioned again and again is the Project Management Professional ®, otherwise known as the PMP.

14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Girl'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.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. I have project management nailed.’ All of the professional bodies and providers of general project management qualifications recognize that this is far from the truth. A fully capable project manager needs a wide range of personal and professional skills outside of the realms of their technical project management competence.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, What’s New With PMI PMBOK Guide’s 7th Edition Standard. This is PMI lingo.

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Project Management Trends [2022]

Girl's Guide to PM

There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. So what are the emerging trends in project management that are going to shape how you do your job in the future?

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role. What Does a Project Manager Do?

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Webinar Recap: Analogous and Parametric Estimating Schedule Template

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Oliver Gildersleeve’s Analogous and Parametric Estimating Schedule Template webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. The new schedule template covers both analogous and parametric estimating features.

Legal Project Management: A Quick Guide with Free Templates

ProjectManager.com

Legal project management is well familiar to lawyers, even if they don’t necessarily use that phrase. What Is Legal Project Management? Legal project management is when project management principles are applied to the delivery of legal services.

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Everyone is a Project Manager!

Arras People

Project Management appears to be everywhere too! Big pictures, create interesting scenarios and it would appear that this is driving the situation where “everybody” wants a piece of the project management pie; but is this a good thing? The post Everyone is a Project Manager!

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Business Analyst vs Project Manager: The Differences To Know

Girl's Guide to PM

What does a business analyst do on a project, and how is that different to the role of the project manager? First, let’s look at the different responsibilities for the roles of business analyst vs project manager on a project. What does a project manager do? Change management.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. In project management, artifacts relate to documents: the project documentation you produce that defines and supports the work you are doing.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

It’s rather difficult to define what makes a project manager worthy of a dream position. So what are the main aspects that make project managers competitive? People management skills. Certification. The certification exam has 150 questions with 3 hours to complete them.

Webinar Recap: Risk Management Life Cycle in the Context of Project, Program, and Portfolio

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya N Dash’ session, Risk Management Life Cycle in the Context of Project, Program, and Portfolio, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Satya N Dash: So first, the framework for risk management.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s showcase session, Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. He has extensive experience of both project management, and software development.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s showcase session, Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. He has extensive experience of both project management, and software development.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Management Processes (#MP). Project Performance Management (#PPM). Agile Project Management (#APM). Risk Management (#RM). Cost, Schedule, and Technical Performance Management (#CSTPM). Earned Value Management (#EVM). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management.

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Top 8 Challenges All Project Managers Face at Work

PM Basics

In the previous email, I shared the truth about being a project manager. Your manager expects you to know everything about project management right from the beginning. You need to manage people, but you don’t have influence or authority over them. Project Manager Career

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

Many agile professionals have turned to product roadmaps as a plan of action to resolve managements need for documentation but is your roadmap a valuable project tool or just a required artifact created and then cast aside? A good roadmap process helps teams manage expectations, facilitate decision making, and most importantly, estimate and deliver valuable solutions. Risks/schedule constraints. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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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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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

First let’s keep the concept of ROI basic, which is in this context: Applying this equation to a real-life example, if the cost for rolling out a SMILE activity = $10,000 and the estimated value of the program is $100,000 (considering quantitative and/or qualitative factors such as listed above): This number is not exaggerated. So COMMON SENSE should be at the forefront to manage the perception of how these activities are facilitated. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020

Workamajig

How to become a project manager? This guide answers all your questions about becoming a project manager and landing a great job. If yes, then you should consider becoming a project manager. A project manager manages, well, projects. What Does a Project Manager Do?

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Requirements Management Panel Discussion – Transcription

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s Requirements Management Panel Discussion, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We are doing requirements management Q&A. Walter’s certifications include the PMP and MCTS.

The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

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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15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

Workamajig

If you're a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share a comprehensive list of best practices for project management every organization needs. Effective project management is often the “secret sauce” of an agency’s success, more so than sheer creative brilliance. Being good at managing projects is usually a matter of following project management best practices.

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The Diversity of Project Manager Position Types: How to Choose a Job Among Different Titles

Epicflow Blog

The need for specialists in the field of project management is growing annually because businesses are getting bigger and most companies are becoming project-based. According to the research by Project Management Institute , 87.7 Project Manager. Program Manager .

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, the majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. But the tide is turning and Agile project management is gaining wide acceptance as a valid process for most projects. History of Agile project management.

What is a Digital Project Manager (and How to Become One)

Workamajig

The demand for digital project managers is booming. As more and more organizations switch from traditional to digital, they increasingly need managers trained to deliver digital projects. This guide will share the roles, responsibilities, and skills you need to be an effective digital project manager. In the middle of all this chaos stands the digital project manager (DPM), bringing order to disorder and process to practice. What is a Digital Project Manager?

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5 Online Project Management Courses for Beginners

Wrike

. With the global economy still recovering, businesses around the world need project managers who can think strategically and execute successfully. As a result, the project management field is growing quickly, with increasing demand and rising salaries drawing more people to the profession. If you’re interested in breaking into project management yourself, you’ve probably got a ton of questions: how do you get started? Do you need certification?

The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

The number one thing every project manager needs to level up their skills is experience. A good project management book. While there are tons of fantastic resources online for learning how to be a better project manager (such as this blog!) 20 Minute Manager: Managing Projects.

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Building X-Shaped Project Management Skills: A Complete How-To

Workamajig

What are the most important project management skills? Does project management follow a T-shaped or X-shaped skill pattern? Calling project management a "job" is a little misleading. As a project manager, your responsibilities are broad as well as deep. Every aspect of the project, from organizing teams to managing project risk, comes under your purview. Given the scope of these responsibilities, your project management skills have to be broad as well.

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. .

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used in the software development and IT industry for the past sixteen years, but recently it has gained wide acceptance by many number of industries and organizations. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, a majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. History of Agile project management. Project Estimation.

10 Project Management Hacks Every Project Manager Should Know

The Squad Report

As project managers, we’ve all had a taste of at least one project gone awry. Which is why we have gathered 10 Project Management hacks you should have known and can still use in the future: Automate your project management methodologies ​ KPMG’s Project Management Survey 2017 reported 80% of organizations, use more than one project management methodology. And the best way to do that is by using a project management tool.

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. Their is training, certification, and experience that needs to be gained or earned to start leading projects. 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. OnlinePMCourses OnlinePMCourses is for project managers.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

By Susan Parente | Risk Management Guru – Agile Generalist – Instructor and Consultant, IIL. Can Agile practices be incorporated with traditional project management?” In this blog, I’ll cover two great Agile practices that teams have found to be valuable to incorporate on traditional projects, and which may help your team make the shift from traditional to Agile project management: A Daily Stand-up meeting and a Kanban board. Relative sizing/estimating.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to today’s MPUG training series, part one, Understanding and Incorporating Agile Project Management. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category and the code for claiming today’s session is on the screen now. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years.

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems

MPUG

The session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the strategic category and the MPUG activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now, that’s mpug031721. That’s some requirements management, right? Risk owners. I know about project managing.

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Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 2: What to Measure and How to Report

MPUG

And today’s session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the technical category and the activity for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. You can print and download your transcript and certificates of completion, including the one for today.

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 3: Workshop Facilitation and Questions

MPUG

And the session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the strategic category. The code to claim that with PMI is on the screen now. And within your history, you can print or download your transcript and certificates of completion for each event, including the one for today.

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