Change management helps when implementing risk responses

Kiron Bondale

A student in a project management class I taught shared the concern that it was very hard for her to get risk responses implemented. This is a fairly common problem and is likely one of the reasons that the volunteers who updated the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition added Implement Risk Responses as a new process within the Project Risk Management knowledge area. Risk management requires investment from stakeholders outside of the project team to really make a difference.

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Project Management Career Q&A – Strategic and Business Management Development

Arras People

As a project manager thinking about my development for the coming year, what would you recommend in the ‘strategic and business management’ portion of the Talent Triangle? Strategic and business management skills are all about you being ‘a success in business’ so you can think about any kind of development that will help you to achieve that. An obvious one for project managers is to understand more about the bigger picture of where your projects reside.

2017 189

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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).

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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. Being an Agile Coach in a “top-down” role requires more than just the technical understanding of Agile – it also requires expertise around organisation design, change management and cultural change.

2017 150

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.

All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need

Taskque

Men and women from all over the globe came together to share ideas, discuss problems with experts and meet project management professionals to pick their brains. Get certified and grow yourself as a project manager. Being a project manager is super-cool.

2018 95

Project Management – Where to Find the Jobs

Arras People

Everyday dozens of new project management jobs are created and filled. Projects of all shapes and sizes need to be managed and in many cases that means hiring in a project professional (hurray!). For example: Arras People — Project and programme management roles (of course we’re going to plug it, come on!). Newspapers, trade magazines and professional journals often have dedicated job sections on their websites. Project Management Professional (PMP).

2016 185

#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

6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

It’s a simple idea that comes with a labyrinth of execution problems, even with a top resource management software option. A project manager can take the total number of people and multiply it by their time available to determine their full-time equivalents (FTEs). Before getting to 2019 capacity planning trends, let’s review the three historical biggest problems resource managers have faced since “capacity planning” formalized into a specific framework. account managers.

2019 69

Webinar Recap: Winning Presentation Skills

MPUG

Carl is the author of seven project management books and co-produced The Audio PMP Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP Exam. He is the US correspondent for the British project management magazine, Project Manager Today, and serves on the board of directors for projectconnections.com.

2020 52

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. .