The John Kotter Change Management Model for Strategic PM’s

The Strategic Project Manager

John Kotter’s 8 step Change Management Model is a strong framework that has been used to implement change in many organizations. This post examines the model, its advantages and disadvantages, and its value to strategists and project managers. Build on the Change.

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Strategic PM and the Kurt Lewin Change Management Model

The Strategic Project Manager

Kurt Lewin’s Change Management Model is known for its simplicity. It breaks an organizational change process down into three basic steps. What Is the Kurt Lewin Change Management Model? Lewin was considered to be a pioneer in the field of change management.

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Change Management Best Practices: Overcoming Pitfalls of Change Implementation

Epicflow Blog

According to McKinsey , more than 70% of change initiatives fail. However, change is a must for every organization that wants to succeed, especially in the post-pandemic world, so it’s essential to embrace it right there and then. The Role of Change Management.

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What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Characteristics of Project Management.

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Real Project Management 101: Reasons for Project Change Management

Brad Egeland

Change management. Scope management. Change orders. Not always among the most fun or interesting tasks that a project manager involves himself with on the projects he is leading. You can imagine how our management felt about that cream puff change order.

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Integrated Change Management. The missing ingredient to drive adoption in your major change programs

Keyedin

Delivering the best portfolio of projects faster and responding faster to changing priorities is not just about new technology, processes and more training. Our current situation has brought forward years of plans to change the way organizations work into a matter of months in some cases.

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Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap

Scrum.org

Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap. Smart leaders send their management teams on Agile training courses and leadership courses only to find that the learning doesn’t translate into action and therefore improvement.

Change Management in Project Management- An Ultimate Guide

ProProfs Project Management

Unexpected changes in project activities.’. This factor cannot be taken lightly because unplanned changes not only shift your priorities but also cause delays. That’s why change management in project management is deemed as a crucial element. Project Management

Overcoming Resistance to Change with Change Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Change management is one of the most challenging components of a project’s success, but having acceptance for the changes a project brings will help realise the benefits of the project. Otherwise known as leading change from the middle , this approach is achieved when project, programme and portfolio managers are equipped with the skills to respond to the complexity of rolling out projects, while at the same time accounting for inevitable change.

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Risk Management Examples: 9 Behind the Scenes Stories

PM Basics

It is hard to imagine what you can do with a project risk. What can you, as a project manager, do to mitigate a risk? Adding some risk reserves and removing requirements from the scope are not the only options. I want to share some stories of risk management with you. These risk management examples will help you to broaden the understanding. List of Risk Management Examples in This Article. Risk of Unclear requirements.

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Change Control Board: Roles, Responsibilities & Processes

ProjectManager.com

It’s a given that there will be changes to the project plan during the project execution phase. It’s impossible to factor in everything — from weather to supply chains to change requests — something is going to conspire against your schedule and budget. Manager.

Project Management for Your Life

nTask

After all, we are all humans, and project management makes up for a portion. One way to be productive and ahead of your game is to adopt project management techniques to project manage your life. So how would you project manage your life? What is Project Management?

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How to Actually Develop a Project Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

If this is true, why is it that some project managers put so little time in developing a project management plan? One of the reasons is that project managers may not know what to include. I’ve developed this checklist to help you develop your project management plan including baselines, subsidiary plans, and ancillary plans. For example, a project manager can compare actual completion dates of activities to an approved schedule baseline.

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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.

The 40 Best Organizational Tools to Enhance Your Work

nTask

Trello is the most famous organizing tool of all when it comes to managing your work activities. One of the best organizational tools which you can use is an effective Project Management Software that will let you keep track of all of your activities in a central location. Email task management. Asana is also a PMS that you can be used to organize and manage your daily work tasks and your long term projects effectively. Change Management productivity

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The Project Communication Plan

MPUG

Management stakeholders aren’t dedicated to the project, but they make key decisions about it. Note: The customer is part of the management stakeholder group, but often wants different information delivered in different ways. Management Stakeholders. Functional Managers.

10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

ProjectManager.com

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? you can use to help you close those gaps, yet it isn’t easy. Project execution’s key purpose is to complete the work defined in the project management plan and to meet key project objectives.

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Road Trippin’ Organization Change: The Journey

Project Management Essentials

Organizational change and transformation efforts are often challenging. In last month’s article, ”Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning” , I recommending using adaptive-agile planning practices and treating the effort like a road trip: Set the direction, not the destination. Set high-level goals and the strategic direction of the change, motivate the “what” and “why,” but do not dictate the “how.” Recognize there will change; and.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Project Management

International Institute for Learning

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Project Management [1]. Executive Director for Project Management. The impact of the crisis affected project management leadership practices as well, especially the way that leadership should be applied and how decisions should be made.

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Gate Reviews: What Project Managers Need To Know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Project governance is an important part of project management processes – even if it’s not the most exciting part of getting work done. As a project manager, part of your role is shepherding the work through the project lifecycle. Risk management. Expectation management.

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Why Projects Fail – Five more reasons

Online PM Courses

As a project manager, your ablity to negotiate for what you need is part of your route to success. – 7 – Project Management. It would be easy to conclude that projects fail because of poor Project Management. But if we start to break down the discipline of Project Management , we can identify numerous points of project failure. Projects fail under an absentee project manager, who thinks they can do other things, and so neglects what’s going on.

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Project Documentation: 10 Essential Project Documents

ProjectManager.com

Project managers know the importance of having project documentation. Creating and managing project documentation throughout the project life cycle is critical for project success, but where to start? The project plan is the most comprehensive of all project management documents.

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Benefits Management for Projects: How to Make a Benefits Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

Identifying, describing and measuring these benefits is called benefits management. Having a benefits management plan lets project managers maximize these outcomes for the organization and stakeholders, and it’s part of any successful project management plan.

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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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Institutionalize Plagiarism

WorkOtter

Ultimately, program managers are judged on results. Creating a positive program culture that facilitates excellent project management should produce excellent results. Having the correct program manager attributes, knowing how to manage stakeholders, implementing the most e?ective

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The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

ProjectManager.com

What do you need to know to succeed at project management? While there’s some truth to that joke, it’s not helpful to the student or the experienced professional who is looking for a way to understand the myriad responsibilities of being a project manager. Project Scope Management.

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Project Management Process: The Basics

Clarizen

While it is a safe bet that Mr. Deming was not specifically or exclusively referring to the overall project management process, his wise advice – or if you wish, his stark warning – certainly applies. Project Management Process Groups. Project Management Process Flow.

How to Create a Project Schedule (step-by-step guide)

PM Basics

Remember that planning is an ongoing process and you will have to make changes to your first draft. Prepare a schedule management plan. Subject your project schedule to risk management activities. Add new risk response plans to the overall plan. Time Management

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

For Beginners, it is important to understand essential elements of Project Management. These are called constraints because, once fixed, we cannot change one of these elements without changing at least one of the others, may be two or may be all of them. Who is the Project Manager? A project Manager should own the following skills to succeed: Technical Skills (Knowledge of Subject matter, need not be an expert). What is Project Management? Closing.

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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PRINCE2: The Project Management Method Explained

Rebel’s Guide to PM

PRINCE2 is a project management method. It’s structured, and experience-based, created from the lived experience of thousands of project managers and successful projects. It’s a customizable way of managing and controlling the work. Manage by stages. Manage by exception.

Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Professor Tirado is a native New Yorker, and when he started out in this field he was one of 5 people in the world who married together managing initiatives through projects and industrial psychology. Project management is affecting how humans perform or adopt technology.

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Excel in Project Execution With These 5 Surefire Tips

ProProfs Project Management

Be Serious About Change Management. Deploy a Reliable Project Management Application. Keep a Close Eye on Performance Metrics. Project management has four phases that include Initiation, Planning, Execution, and Closure. Such as: Time Management.

How to Turn a Project Around

MPUG

One of the hardest things to do when you are deep into managing a project is to see precisely when it is going off the rails. Determine how the project was managed. Step 1 – Determine how the project was managed.

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Change Log Template

ProjectManager.com

There’s one thing constant across every project: change. Change management is how projects stay on track. A change log template is the tool that makes it all possible. If you’re looking for a way to control and manage change in your projects, then download ProjectManager.com’s free change log template. Why You Need a Change Log Template. But when a plan meets the real world things change. As already expressed, change is a constant.

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Why are people leaving project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Nearly 1 in 5 project managers have considered leaving their job: 37% of professionals have thought about quitting project management in the past year. So why are people leaving project management? Let’s start with this story from one project manager.

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Project Integration Management 101: Ways to Project Success

ProProfs Project Management

Well, you would need to manage your projects in a manner that you delight your clients and build a strong image for your brand. . Explore this blog to know what’s project integration management and how it can revolutionize the way you manage projects. . Manage Project Knowledge.

The 20-Percent Startup Solution

MPUG

It’s likely that management would never buy into four day work weeks, so you have to stick with the standard five days, but you should set the maximum units of availability for each resource at 80%. Managing Risks Wisely. How to stop playing games with your project schedule.

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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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Cheers to Another Wonderful Thanksgiving Thanks to Project Management

Inloox

Project #1: Thanksgiving Dinner Scope The key to good project management is a clearly defined scope. Risk & Change Management Everyone who has attended a family dinner before knows that things never go according to plan, no matter how well prepared you are. Here’s what you can do to prepare for a perfect day at a Thanksgiving Parade: Manage risks and anticipate changes Parades are outdoor events so they’re at the mercy of the seasons.

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