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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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI. 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.

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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). There is much to uncover in the report so here are just five areas covered and what that might mean for project management practitioners. What is interesting about this is, what does a fintech project manager look like?

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Webinar Recap: Project Managers are Change Managers


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. Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of the PMI PDU in the strategic category. Walter serves as a program manager for Edwards Performance Solutions. We’re going to be talking about change management.

What You Need to Know about How People Respond to Change

Online PM Courses

Projects create change for people. And the success of projects often depends on how well you manage that change. Here's a primer in Change Management. The post What You Need to Know about How People Respond to Change appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. You can download your copy of Success in Disruptive Times from the PMI’s website. The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. PMI: Success in Disruptive Times – 2018.

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


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 session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the strategic category, and MPUG activity code for claiming this session is on the screen now. So here, we’ll be speaking about PMI PMBOK Guide, 7th Edition-Standard.

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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. I have no doubt that this was the right decision for PMI to take. The proposed changes to the exam are likely to be more significant than others made over the past decade.

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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.

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In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012


With the ongoing expansion of the distributed workforce, this topic seems to be gaining even more importance among fellow project managers. Later, the presentation will focus on efficiency tips for managers of virtual teams, based on my own experience of working with globally dispersed employees. Speaking of the event agenda: this is one of the things that we recently discussed with Paula Jayne White, PMI’s Director, Professional Development.

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute of Learning

In June 2019, the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® announced that significant changes are coming to the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Exam. In this post, I will provide important information about the new PMP ® Exam and answer the following questions: When is the PMP Exam changing? Why is the PMP Exam changing? What is changing in the new PMP Exam? When is the PMP Exam changing? Why is the PMP Exam changing?

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – previous extracts followed a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully – and now we will look at the 5 tests of control: Another quick test of control is the ‘Executive board to Sponsor to Project Manager’ relationship or the ‘ESP’ connection test.

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How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

It goes something along these lines: Corporate change initiative approved and announced, everyone cheers loudly. A department or team are asked to pick up the project and implement the change in relation to their day to day work. Fast – Then immediately ask a) what is the fastest way to get this done and dusted and b) can you just copy another team/department and make the change – even if it doesn’t really fit your real needs. Change’ comes the loud reply from all.

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Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

Agile Coach

The third piece of data that sparked this post was a recent Linked In discussion where a project manager asked a simple question: This prompted a response you could probably guess without reading any further: So I chimed in: To which one of the guilty parties replied: Hopefully the irony of preaching respect for people while clearly disrespecting the original poster was not lost on this person, and this is someone I know. Then the industry changed. agile Change Management movement

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


Project Management Institute (PMI)® offers the world’s most sought-after professional certification, Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. I have quickly explained what leading and directing project work means, if you want to have an in-depth understanding, do refer to ‘ PMI® Examination Content Outline. ’. Change management is the most important activity of this domain. PMI® gives you 90 days to submit the supporting documentation.

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. They must be enthusiastic about leading change and critically must have the strength of belief in their own uniqueness and that of the PMO they lead.

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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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

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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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. And, whether you are an IT Project Manager or not, you may find yourself delivering IT in the form of hardware, infrastructure, software, or service processes as a part of your projects.

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LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

Online PM Courses

As well as managing your project day-to-day, you’re responsible for the people. Fundamentally, a project manager is paid to deliver your project. Three Ways that Listening will Make You a Better Project Manager. In conflict management , speaking can easily escalate things, but listening almost never does. We have video courses that will help you with different aspects of this: Dealing with Resistance to Change: Managing and Leading Change.

How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

Scope creep in project management is where additional requirements are added to the project, beyond what was originally agreed and these additions are not formally authorized. It’s normal to make scope changes as you go. Scope creep is caused by lack of requirements management.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

The landscape for project management changes almost every year. Some changes are relatively small or incremental, whereas other changes can be significant. Major changes to project management will occur in 2020 due to much of the new material that the Project Management Institute (PMI) has published and will be testing on in the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® exam beginning in June 2020.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

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. Each year we like to collect some of the best project management conferences, so that our readers can schedule one that’s convenient in their datebooks. The Technical Project Management Conference . Change Management 2020 Conference.

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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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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2019, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. International Scientific Conference on Project Management: Riga, Latvia, 25-26 April 2019. PMINZ Project Management Conference 2019: TBA.

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process


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?

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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How to Manage the People Side of Change: An Applied Framework

Guerrilla Project Management

In this edition, I invited Brian Richardson PMP to talk to us about managing the people side of change. Brian will share with us information that he presented at the 2010 PMI Global Congress. In this edition, I invited Brian Richardson PMP to talk to us about managing the people side of change. Brian will share with us information that he presented at the 2010 PMI Global Congress. Change Management Podcasts Tools & Techniques

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


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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5 Haiku For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

Tomorrow is National Poetry Day and I’m delighted to have probably the world’s greatest project management poet here with us today! You'll also like: National Poetry Day: Haiku for Project Managers These 3 haiku sum up the daily dilemmas facing project managers. Expertly put together by project manager and poet Robert Prol, I'm delighted to be. Join me to talk about Social Media for Project Managers I’m really looking forward to next week.

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PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group


What are the Project Management Knowledge Areas as per PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition ? A process group is created to club processes which have same management focus. The PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition defined five management focus, as follows: Initiating: Processes which helps in starting up project or phase. A logical grouping of project management inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. Project Management Process Groups are not project phases. PMI PMP pmp

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. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this.

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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. So, whether you are starting out fresh in project management or looking to develop your career further, the question remains “How do practitioners develop their project management careers”? Project Management Qualifications. AXELOS – Uses the Best Management Practise toolkit qualifications and are the home of the famous PRINCE2.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. It is changing so fast that it’s hard for practitioners to keep up with the latest offerings. This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. Big change driven by digitalisation is prompting PPM leaders to rethink their approaches to IT PPM, including the tools they use to support them,” reports Gartner.

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The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

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. The vast range of project management tools , terms, skills and knowledge that are within its discipline can be intimidating. What is PMBOK in Project Management? PMBOK stands for Project Management Body of Knowledge.

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Interview with Jon Clay [Video + Transcript]

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s International Project Management Day tomorrow! And that means PMI UK is hosting its flagship Synergy conference in London – so if you are off there tomorrow have a great day. Last week I interviewed Jon Clay, President of the PMI UK Chapter, about his thoughts for Synergy. He shares some amazing tips for change management towards the end of the video. Is there other things that you wish project managers knew about PMI?

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8 Free and Low Cost PM Resources

Girl's Guide to PM

So here are some places to find free project management templates and other resources, and some low cost/high value resources that I find myself recommending frequently to people who are on tight budgets. has a huge free library of free project management templates. They also have premium templates which you can get free if you are a PMI member. Finally, my free project management templates are here.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. Use the calendar or scroll down to see some featured project management conferences for the year. PMI Singapore Chapter Symposium: Singapore, 20-21 February, 2020.

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Top 7 Project Management Conferences That Will Make You a Successful Project Manager In 2018


Factor in time constraints, financial limitations and scope creep issues, and you have a complex challenge on your hands.This is only half of what project managers have to deal with on a regular basis. Task management software has made their jobs less demanding but it is still not a walk in the park that many might perceive. The Project management industry is evolving at a frantic pace. The best way to do that is to attend industry-leading project management conferences.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses


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.