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What Is Change Management? Process & Models Explained

ProjectManager.com

One thing is certain: change is going to happen in your organization or project. To best plan and respond to change, first, a clear definition of change management must be understood. What Is Change Management? Kotter’s Change Management Model Dr. John P.

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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.

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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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10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

ProjectManager.com

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? Fortunately, there are strategies ( and tools! ) Let’s review strategies and tools you can use, and learn how they can help you close that gap to promote successful project execution.

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

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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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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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Your Go-To Guide to the 7 R’s of Change Management

nTask

Change management has become one of the most important factors for success in the organizational paradigm of the modern world. Let’s discuss the definition of change management in detail. What is Change Management? What are the 7 R’s of Change Management?

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Simple Yet Effective Strategies For Measuring Productivity And Making Progress

nTask

As much as performance management is important , developing strategies to gauge progress is not an easy feat. HR managers often find it difficult to measure the productivity of their employees since they do not have a standard ‘scale’ to measure the efficiency with.

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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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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.

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How To Build A Successful Go To Market Strategy?- A Detailed Guideline

nTask

Whether you are launching a new product or looking for ways to revamp your brand, the first step should be to create an impeccable go to market strategy. Developing a detailed go to market strategy forms the basis for a successful start. What Is Go To Market Strategy?

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Strategy, PM, and the W. Edwards Deming PDCA Cycle

The Strategic Project Manager

This post looks at what the PDCA cycle is, dives into the specifics of the four steps, looks at pros and cons, and enumerates where it can enhance strategy and project management efforts. Strategy and PDCA. Quality advantages can drive a strategy of differentiation.

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Blue Ocean Leadership: The Secret to Blue Ocean Strategy Execution

The Strategic Project Manager

The Blue Ocean Strategy framework is unique in that it incorporates execution into the strategy. By contrast, most strategy frameworks are just that – strategy, and strategy alone. Reduce – monitoring and controlling middle management activities.

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How Digital Transformation Can Affect Leadership Strategies

Proofhub

As such, you need to come up with ways to overcome such challenges and also to have the right methods of implementing digital transformation strategies. So, what impacts does the digital transformation have on leadership strategies? What Is Agile Project Management?-Values,

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Change Management – The Ultimate 10 Commandments

Appfluence

We bring you a full guide and the top 10 key points to master Change Management in your organization. We live in an age where change is constant. Change Management is the way organizations best adapt to this reality. Businesses have to face the changes in consumer behavior: from the product and services themselves to how we want to receive them, how we look for them or let them find us. For many organizations, this means: change or die.

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2021 Guide On Bridging the Gap Between People Management & Project Management

nTask

Project managers in the organizational paradigm are primarily responsible for carrying all of the processes and tasks that are included in the project development process, on their shoulders. Project Management vs People Management – Who Wins?

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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.

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A 2022 Guide on Matrix Organizational Structure and Everything it contains

nTask

After these three main roles, the department managers are broken off from the top leadership roles , and below them are the project managers that are appointed for each specific project that the company is executing. How to Use the Risk Assessment Matrix in Project Management?

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Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What really works might surprise you – it’s definitely something to work on when you are thinking about positive project risk! Specifically, Movable Type’s May 2004 decision to change the terms of its license. Books change management This article contains affiliate links

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Manage Your Resources to Support Portfolio Strategy During Uncertainty

Planview

But how well is your resource management strategy aligned with the uncertainty of what lies ahead, and does it still support your portfolio strategy? But managing resource shortages to support portfolio strategy during these uncertain times is not exclusive to manufacturing.

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Who Approves Your Project Change Requests?

Project Risk Coach

Some organizations lack clarity about who approves the project change requests. On one project, the sponsor tells the project manager to make the decisions. And yet, in other cases, senior management gets involved. Your project may morph into a two-headed monster without an integrated change control process, resulting in adverse impacts to schedule, cost, and scope. It’s critical that you define how change requests will be reviewed, approved or declined.

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Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Project Management Institute also reports that in the projects that were deemed failures, the following causes were contributing factors: change in project objectives (37%), inaccurate requirements gathering (35%), inadequate vision or goal for project (29%), failure to identify opportunities and risks (29%), inaccurate cost estimates (28%), and poor change management (28%) amongst others. Proven project management practices are here to stay.

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12 Good Reasons You Are Struggling With Small Projects

Project Risk Coach

I'd like to give a few brief reasons why project managers struggle with small projects. In general, smaller projects have less risk. Project managers are assigned projects at the last minute with a tight deadline. Rather than discussing the project with stakeholders and documenting the business case, problems, goals, and deliverables, the project manager hits the ground running. Later, stakeholders demand costly changes. This does not mean there are zero risks.

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Business Process Improvement: What it is and How to Implement it

nTask

These types are: Managing Business Processes : these processes manage the functioning of a system. These include for example human resource management , accounting, and technical support to name a few. Looking for the best business process management software? Read this: Best Business Process Management Software to Use in 2020. Total Quality Management. Total quality management is a business improvement methodology. Step 4: Implement the Change.

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Transparency In Remote Work: A Guide To Ensuring Long Term Project Success

nTask

On one hand, remote work has liberated workers by offering more freedom and more flexibility but, on the other hand, it has challenged managers’ ability to efficiently manage their team. Be The Change You Wish To See In The World.

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Project Management Trends [2022]

Rebel’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. Change is inevitable – we all know that. How project management is evolving. 10 Project management trends you need to know.

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Product Portfolio Management: What It Is and Why It Matters for Business Leaders

Epicflow Blog

Product portfolio management can make this happen. The Essence of Product Portfolio Management and Its Main Functions. Its main focus is customers’ satisfaction and market changes, by tracking which it is possible to create the products with the biggest value, and therefore, earn more.

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Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In particular, the constantly shifting world of work requires more adaptive leadership skills, so that projects can be successfully managed, even in the most unpredictable environments. Of course, a good management and communication course can also help you to develop persuasive skills too.

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The Basics of Earned Value Management

nTask

As a project manager, one thing you want to ensure is that your project runs on schedule and within budget. Straying off course is often disastrous for projects not only because of the project delays and added costs but also due to the risk of a complete project failure.

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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. That means getting better at business cases; requirements; scoping; risks; planning; resourcing, scheduling.

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The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

The Lazy Project Manager

What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It has evolved into a highly value-driven resource management solution. Best Practices of Enterprise Resource Management Software.

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Step By Step Guide To Effective Marketing Planning Process

nTask

Formulation of a marketing management planning process is imperative to devise an effective plan. A marketing plan is a document that details the marketing strategy of your organization. The marketing management planning process, however, is simple and easy. Highlight risks.

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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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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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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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Your Guide to Going Paperless in 2021

nTask

Featured Reading: 11 Best Tools for Managers to Control Office Work. 5 Useful Strategies to Plan Your Day. Paper documents are at a higher risk of vulnerability. Making this change in your organization won’t be as easy as it may seem.

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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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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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