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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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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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. 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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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. You start projects to change things.

What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] All we need to do now is execute that strategy! Strategy is not hard to understand: Where is our chosen market?

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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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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Jon Clay: PMI UK’s New President Explains What’s Next For The Chapter

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Jon Clay: PMI UK’s New President Explains What’s Next For The Chapter , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Professional organisations often rely on volunteers, and the PMI UK Chapter is no different. Jonathan Clay, PMI UK President. You have to keep yourself out of the detail and lead the Chapter Board, ensuring all Directors are aligned to a common strategy. Being President of PMI UK requires you to travel a lot.

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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). Strategy (#Strategy). Earned Value Management (#EVM). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Management Processes. Risk Management .

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

International Institute for 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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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. 2020 Offline Project Management Conferences .

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a new report from Strategy Execution, 86% of organisations which are delivering change through programmes and projects struggle to prioritise work streams and resources. There are further stats; 45% lack change management skills; 29% have poorly resourced initiatives; 27% lack project management skills. For organisations delivering any kind of change which is crucial for their business now and in the future, any figure above 1% is too much.

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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.

The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. When we look back over the last decade we can clearly see how much has changed for people working in project management. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing. Programme Management is Maturing within Federal Government.

The 12 Principles of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

PMBOK 7 is the short name given to The Standard for Project Management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition , which are bundled together. The 12 Principles of Project Management. Read next: Managing in a VUCA world.

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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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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 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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What can I do with a degree in project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you wondering whether it’s worth getting a degree in project management? What can you do with a degree in project management? The simple answer is: you can get a job as a project manager. However, becoming a project manager isn’t the only thing you can do.

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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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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.

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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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? Strategy.

My designation is not Project Manager – AM I eligible for PMP® Certification?

iZenBridge

He told me that he handles technical end to end project management. He is not involved in managing and developing resources. Actually his main concern was – Am I eligible for PMP® certification as my designation is not Project Manager? Plan and manage product quality.

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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. 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. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy.

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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 Manager Talent Gap: How to Make the Most of It

LiquidPlanner

In the field of project management, however, the skills gap is growing at a faster rate than was anticipated just a few years ago. The implications for organizations and project management professionals are highlighted in new research from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Million Project Managers. million individuals working in project management-oriented roles by 2027. As a profession, project management is mature and well-established.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Business leaders and corporate executives need to find the optimal way to achieve growth while at the same time, manage the risks. All business initiatives are achieved through projects, so assessing and ranking these projects in order of importance to the business strategy give organisations the confidence to embrace risk. Aligning execution with intended strategy is the overarching theme. Applying and maintaining alignment of the initiative to overall strategy.

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

Taskque

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

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.

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What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

Moira Alexander

PMI's Pulse of the Profession report shows "only 64 percent of government strategic initiatives ever meet their goals and business intent -- and that government entities waste $101 million for every $1 billion spent on project and programs.". To address this widespread and costly problem, on December 14, 2016, President Barack Obama signed bill S.1550 -- the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA) into law.

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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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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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Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL. According to management guru Peter Drucker, there are only two sources for growth: marketing and innovation [Drucker, 2008]. Innovation forces companies to adapt to an ever-changing environment and to be able to take advantage of opportunities as they arise. The question, of course, is “How do we manage innovation needs?”. INNOVATION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT. The change can be incremental or radical.

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. 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. The Project Management Podcast.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020

Appfluence

Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020. Project management is a constantly developing role within companies and between projects. Conferences are a key asset for staying updated on the most effective project management tools and strategies and networking with your peers in the project management field. Take advantage of the vibrant project management community by planning to attend one or more of these conferences throughout the year.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each. As a result, you might end up choosing the wrong project management methodology, which is one of the main causes of project failure. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies. Critical Chain Project Management. PMI PMBOK.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each. As a result, you might end up choosing the wrong project management methodology, which is one of the main causes of project failure. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies. Critical Chain Project Management. PMI PMBOK.

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