A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management


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. Given its vast influence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of PMI and its history. Quick Facts About PMI. The PMI footprint is huge. A History of PMI. But where did PMI start? The Goals & Standards of PMI.

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Should I Choose PMI’s PMP?

Arras People

We were talking about PMI’s PMP certification – the article was recently published entitled Is PMP certification necessary for small businesses? Sure they want Project Managers that know what they’re doing – and yes they’d like them to be qualified to do the job but we have to remember that there are many schools of thought and different training options available for project managers with the PMI PMP just being one of them. Project Management Training PMI

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Moving to the UK: PMI or APM?

Arras People

I have got my PMP from the PMI Institute as that was necessary in this region. A PMI PMP is just as recognisable in the UK as the APMP from the APM. You say you have experience in the Built Environment which suggests construction. PRINCE2 is more applicable to business projects than it is to construction anyway so I wouldn’t worry about pursuing PRINCE2 practitioner. Q&A Project Management Careers APM PMI

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. The most succinct – and possibly best known – articulation of that full range of capabilities is the PMI’s Project Management Talent Triangle. Just a Moment… Who or What is the PMI? If you don’t know who or what the Project Management Institute (PMI) is, take a look at this video before reading on.

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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. It suggests small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle ®.

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Projectified with PMI Podcast

Arras People

Projectified with PMI is a podcast that delivers insights and perspectives from senior and rising project managers, business leaders in Fortune 500 companies and startups, best-selling authors, top researchers and a wide range of leading-edge thinkers. However when looking at both the stats that Teigan has found from the 2018 PMI Salary Survey as well as the findings that Lindsay presents from the PMBR it is clear to see that the workplace is not yet completely equal.

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PMI Report: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027


Reasons for the widening gap The PMI has shown in his latest Pulse of the Profession Report that the project management maturity of organizations is increasing. The biggest number of job openings in the next ten years will occur in traditionally project-oriented industries: Manufacturing and construction: 9.7 Not only are they getting better at implementing PM processes and methods, they are also finally seeing the fruits of their labor.

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How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008. Construction, .

Risk Response Strategies: Full Roundup

Online PM Courses

They are also also one of the areas of project management practice that the PMI updated in the 6th Edition of its Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK ? ). Up until September 2017, when they published the 6th Edition, PMI documented four strategies in the PMBoK. The PMI’s four original strategies are often referred to as the ‘four Ts’ because, with a small change in wording, they can all be described with an English language word beginning with T.

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The Open Door Policy

The Lazy Project Manager

The plan should ensure you are not seen as the oracle for all matters, nor that you are the bottleneck for a constructive information flow within the project team. project management access apm door ipam lazy project open peter taylor PMI pmp project project author project manager project speaker projectsThe importance of being accessible but in a controlled way. I’m all for being there for people, honest I am. It’s just that people take advantage of it if I am.

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

It is about having all the above and anything else you can constructively think of providing to create an environment that provides and celebrates great project management skills. Uncategorized apm ipma lazy management Manager peter taylor PMI pmo pmp professionalise professionalize professionbal project project host project keynote project presenter project speaker workshops

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What is Project Management?

The IIL Blog

In short, the design and construction of the Panama Canal, and the design and manufacture of the Boeing 787 were projects. According to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) , project management is defined as “the application of knowledge skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. The smaller the team then the harder it may be to do this in a constructive, non-emotional, positive way – not everyone has the skill to do this and with a close team of peers it isn’t always easy to do (or easy to receive at times). project speaker leading peter taylor pmi.

Project Branding

The Lazy Project Manager

The clever acronym that you have constructed in Portuguese or English might well be just that at home—a clever acronym. project management apm branding ipma lazy project marketng peter taylor PMI pmp project project author project speakerExtract from my book ‘Project Branding’ published by RMC Publications, Inc.

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Communication Breakdown

The Lazy Project Manager

And thirdly, the speed of communication development means less time considering the receiver(s) – in the days of letter writing far more time was put in to constructing these forms of communication – how many times have read something you originally wrote some time later and thought ‘I didn’t mean that’ or how many times have you copied someone on an email without checking the email ‘trail’?

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Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Construction of a Huawei research and development center Aircraft R&D facilities The continued development and expansion of Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory LEGOLAND® Park & Resort in Jinshan District at the cost of US$550m, due to open in 2024.

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Managing Difficult Conversations: A Guide for Project Managers

Online PM Courses

You want the other person will listen and participate constructively. Communication Skills Effective Project Manager Leadership Skills Personal Effectiveness PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Stakeholder Engagement Communication conflict conflict management managing difficult conversationsFrom time to time, every Project Manager will find themselves managing difficult conversations. Because it is an important part of our role. But it’s one we’d rather not have.

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Effective Teamwork: Do You Know How to Create it?

Online PM Courses

Encouraging Constructive Attitudes. We’ll return to this topic, under constructive attitudes, below. Encouraging Constructive Attitudes. PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Project Resource Management Team Leader TeamworkProjects are collaborative efforts. So, if you want your Project to be a success, you need to be able to create effective teamwork. This is at the heart of your role as a Project Leader.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which accredits professionals in land, property and construction industries , offers this full-day conference designed for valuers. Part of a series of national conferences for project managers and business analysts accredited by both PMI and IIBA, where participants can earn PDUs/CDUs. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI Global Conference. New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career.

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Project Management Organization: The Basics


For example, an electrician who typically works 40 hours a week may be assigned to spend 10 hours a week on a construction project. The classic definition of an organization is “a body of people with a particular purpose.”

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The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute for Learning

Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow. Back in that time period, technology was available but expensive and was used primarily by large corporations that could afford to construct what was basically a television production studio. . Frank is a past president of the PMI Assembly of Chapter Presidents and is the originator of International Project Management Day. By Frank P. Virtual teams have been a part of the business, public, and not for profit environments for many years.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

These are laid out in a research paper from PMI *. Example of scope creep in construction. Scope creep in construction occurs when the build project team is asked to introduce more features than are included in the signed-off plans.

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process


The Basic Building Block of the Network Diagram looks like below: How to construct a Schedule: Move the detailed tasks (from WBS work packages) to the timeline. A project Manager is also expected to follow Code or Ethics and Professional Conduct as prescribed by PMI. For Beginners, it is important to understand essential elements of Project Management.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

Before demanding something from other departments, each department first focuses inwards and comes up with constructive suggestions. About the Author Sandeep Shouche (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, [ASM.EN], ITIL Expert, PRINCE2) is an expert in the areas of project, program management, Agile methodologies and IT Service Management. By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”.

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What Is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)?


But it’s good to know the main parts of what is needed to construct a thorough WBS. At the top of your WBS would be the final deliverable, which is the construction of the house. Well in this case, I’m referencing A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge by PMI and this specifically is the 4th edition.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

Taking data from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset we were able to construct the table below which shows the take up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. PMI – Still niche after all these years: Whilst our data and that of others tell us that the PMI (Project Management Institute) is the biggest project management organisation in the world, they are not doing the business here in the UK.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

Mark Langley, president and CEO of the PMI, gave a keynote presentation on the importance of innovation. Mark explained he visits Dubai 3 or 4 times a year since it is where many of the major construction projects are occurring along with innovations in project management. His presentation featured the 2017 PMI Thought Leadership Series publication “ Achieving Greater Agility ” and he highlighted the Agile Practice Guide that was released with the latest PMBOK® Guide.

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Issued by PMI. Also issued by PMI, this certification doesn’t require experience and is an entry-level certification option. PMI (2017).

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Radio Show Transcript - The Man Who Changed My Career - Rob Thomsett - Recorded March 23, 2018

PM That Works

So no projects especially in you know what I call now traditional project manager which has its roots back in construction engineering project management people and tree projects as a system which was you know let's get right let's get the estimates right and let's sort of hunker down and execute and just deliver. Agile costa rica john maxwell john stenbeck leadership pmi pmp project management radical rick a.

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The Diversity of Project Manager Position Types: How to Choose a Job Among Different Titles

Epicflow Blog

Therefore, in job search digests, you can find the following vacancies: Construction project manager; Manufacturing project manager; Engineering project manager; IT project manager; . Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2007—North America, Atlanta, GA.

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Project Management Degrees – Challenges and Opportunities

Arras People

Just before Christmas I was invited along to a PMI event in Manchester. It was called “ Shaping Project Management Education ” and it was hosted by the PMI UK Chapter. If you didn’t already know, PMI has a keen interest in this angle of education – they do good things with their Educational Foundation and academic research. Project management degrees (apart from construction project management) are business generic.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses


Does your industry require any formal certifications before you can work as a PM (common in construction and industrial applications)? The list of actual certifications covered includes PMP, PRINCE-2, PMI-ACP, ITSM, CCNA, among others. PMI - Project Management Basics. This paid course is PMI’s official introduction to project management for non-managers. Most of you reading this might be familiar with PMI and PMP certification.

Industry, Product, and Technical Knowledge: What Makes a Project Manager an Expert?

Epicflow Blog

By industry, we mean a certain area of business, for example, construction, pharmacy, healthcare, and so on. According to PMI’s Pulse of Profession with 4,455 project professionals engaged, the biggest number of PMs work in the IT and the financial services sectors.

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What is the scope of a project to plan a successful project


Project Scope Management: What is the Scope of a Project When you’re kicking off a new initiative like building a construction site or any such project, the constructor has to define the boundaries of construction as such. PMI conducts a survey every year, based on the results, only 62% of the projects met the original scope.

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What is a Project Management Certification? And Why Do I Need It?

The IIL Blog

To achieve certification, candidates need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass a certification exam developed by a governing body or professional association, such as the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and the exam content corresponds to a global standard – such as PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The PMP® was started by three industries: construction, manufacturing, and defense.

Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1


ran away with the main prize of getting the ear of C-level executives: PMI had tried for many years to get their ear after all.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


Construction companies have project managers, as do marketing agencies and tech startups. A project, as defined by PMI - the largest organization of project managers in the world - is “ a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result”. In the construction industry, this job might be handled by the contractor or architect. PMI Agile Certificate Practitioner (PMI-ACP). How to become a project manager?

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What Is a Project Sponsor? Defining This PM Role


For example, a government project is going to have a state official as project sponsor who will work with the construction company’s project manager. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the project sponsor role can be broken into three parts: vision, governance and value or benefits realization. Project personnel, such as a project sponsor, are given specific titles and responsibilities and exist in a bureaucratic structure.

How to Manage Fixed Date Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

LeRoy Ward, PMP , PgMP, and PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award winner, when I asked him for his view. What is a fixed date project? A fixed date project is one that has a defined — and often unmovable — end date for delivery.

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What Is the Project Management Life Cycle?


For project managers seeking to understand their process and work according to best practices, they are often guided by the PMI standards of practice which outlines the project management life cycle. That’s called the project management life cycle, outlined in PMI’s Project Manager’s Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). The project is now implemented, whether that be construction or whatever the project entails. What is the project life cycle?

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