The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

What is a project management consultant? “ 65% of project management consultants do in fact carry out two things – they advise and they do, i.e., they also deliver the project or ‘solution’ too. These people are the modern-day project management consultants.

Project Management Consultant or Freelance/Contract Project Manager?

Arras People

What is the different between a project management consultant and a freelance/contract project manager? Typically, a consultant, in any business field, has been traditionally focused on advising organizations what to do in certain business areas that need initiating, changing or developing.

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

It’s #pmchat on Twitter tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm UK time and this week’s topic is being hosted by me on the subject of Project Management Consultants Vs Freelancers Vs Full Time permanent staff. Reading this after the event? Check out the Storify from the Twitter chat.

Working for Yourself – Project Management Contractor or Consultant?

Arras People

You can consider contracting or consulting. This tends to be based on your recent experiences and could be managing similar projects, setting up things like PMOs or if you’re thinking about consulting in project management, what business challenges you can solve.

Find an Online Outsourcing Consultant if You Need One!

TimeCamp

We were browsing the internet, searching for online consultants experienced mostly in technical and marketing outsourcing. Project Management consultants IT list outsourcing outsourcing consultant project management

Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager

Wrike

After many years as a project manager I was pleased to come across a project management methodology called “Delivering the 8” developed by a local consulting company called FGT. She worked for many years as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. Vera then decided to make a significant change in her career in order to juggle between work and family and after becoming an independent consultant, she envisioned Workhoppers as a solution for independent professionals.

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Why should you integrate Knowledge Management into your Business Processes?

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen, Hartfield KM Consulting Ltd. Why should you integrate Knowledge Management (KM) into your Business Processes? Knowledge Management

How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen , Hartfield KM Consulting. How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation. Knowledge Management

The 3 Main Roles in an Agile Team

Redbooth

They accept assignments, work on them independently and collaboratively, consult each other and the Scrum Master when they have questions, and have to ward off distractions for the duration of the sprint.

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One generation back

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! It's been a whole generation? Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

The Importance of Mentorship

Green Project Management

This approach to new hires was the practice at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) when I […].

Podcast 116 – How to Empower Project Teams

Fix my Project Chaos

Tanya is the owner and Principal Consultant of LaBuick & Co, a consulting firm based in Canada that operates as a consortium of qualified contractors and companies […]. Let’s talk about empowering your project teams In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Tanya LaBuick about getting the most out of your projects by empowering project teams.

Linkedin and Project Manager Titles

Arras People

Something like “Project Manager – Business Transformation | IT & Consultancy Services”. If you’ve been working for an organisation for a while and you’re not using Linkedin to find work, something like “Project Manager at ABC Consulting” is just fine.

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Podcast 99 – Project Portfolio Management

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about Project Portfolio Management In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Michael Hannan, the founder and principal consultant at Fortezza Consulting, about Project Portfolio Management (PPM). Michael is a board member of the PMI Washington DC chapter. He started in PPM at NASA in the 1990s working on the International Space Station and […]. The post Podcast 99 – Project Portfolio Management appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

Happy New Year!

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Happy New Year! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Quotations

Episode 110: Unlock Your Ability to Lead using The Responsibility Process

PM for the Masses

He is a reformed management consultant. He is a reformed management consultant. In this episode, Cesar and Traci interview Christopher Avery, PhD. After a decade helping corporations help smart, ambitious professionals find ways to cope with lives they don’t want and think they can’t change, he realized coping skills are overrated. A better skill is knowing how to apply your innate […] In this episode, Cesar and Traci interview Christopher Avery, PhD.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Mark Phillips runs a consultancy focused on high performing projects. Soma Bhattacharya is the blogger behind Stepping into PM , and an Agile consultant. Brett Harned is a digital project management consultant and project manager, author and conference convenor.

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Podcast 116 – How to empower project teams

Fix my Project Chaos

Tanya is the owner and Principal Consultant of LaBuick & Co, a consulting firm based in Canada that operates as a consortium of qualified contractors and companies […]. Let’s talk about empowering your project teams In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Tanya LaBuick about getting the most out of your projects by empowering project teams.

The real problem?

Musings on Project Management

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem" Richard Feynman, Theoretical physicist Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer!

5 Haiku For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

The tipping point between effective leadership of change and the role of project managers This is a guest post by John Roberts, director of project and change management consultancy myProteus.

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Collingridge's dilemma

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! A simple but profound observation: When change is easy, the need for it cannot be foreseen; when the need for change is apparent, change has become expensive, difficult and time consuming. David Collingridge "The Control of Technology". Read my contribution to the. change Quotations

Global trends in talent management, according to Deloitte and McKinsey

Runrun.it

To help companies and their leaders understand these changes, large consulting […]. Global trends in talent management are reshaping the workplace, the workforce, and work itself. After years of struggling to drive the engagement and retention of high-level professionals, improve leadership and build a meaningful culture, corporations have perceived the need to redesign their organizational models.

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

From an online search and consulting with a group of Italian Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential holders (>400), the research team built a list of around 90 emerging project management and collaborative tools. Digitalization and Collaboration.

Leadership and motivation: 3 exercises to bring out your best

Runrun.it

Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie, who both work with the consultancy McKinsey, have released a book called Centered Leadership: Leading with […]. There are some foolproof tips for people who want to become good leaders (and since you’re reading this…), but others aren’t quite so clear. It’s the case with decision-making: which path should you follow?

Symptoms of the Zombie PMO

Planview

Experts Jason Morio, director of product management, Planview – PPM Pro and Projectplace and AJ Shavell, solutions consultant, have banded together to discuss the symptoms of a zombie PMO and present several cures. Warning: The following is an emergency alert.

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Christmas math

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! You know, I wrote a book on quantitative methods in project management. But somehow I missed covering these equations! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

Podcast 99 – Project Portfolio Management

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about Project Portfolio Management In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Michael Hannan, the founder and principal consultant at Fortezza Consulting, about Project Portfolio Management (PPM). Michael is a board member of the PMI Washington DC chapter. He started in PPM at NASA in the 1990s working on the International Space Station and […]. The post Podcast 99 – Project Portfolio Management appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

Project Managers – Are You Worrying About the Wrong Things?

Arras People

To sum up the multitude of different activities that this project practitioner had done, they chose to call themselves, “Business Change Consultant” Now that throws up a load of different interpretations depending on who you’re talking to.

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Do You Have a PM or Business Idea or Article You Want Noticed?

Brad Egeland

The right template, sugggestion, best practice or how to article can get you noticed too by hiring organizations, recruiters or companiesnin need of an expert consultant. Do you have something to say in a PM related or business strategy article but don't know how or where?

Podcast 81 – PMOs and how they can become trusted partners in business

Fix my Project Chaos

Trusted partners in business – Your PMO In this podcast, Elise speaks with Emma Arnaz-Pemberton from ERAP Consulting (PMO and P3O consultancy) to discuss PMO’s and how they can become trusted partners in business. Emma is a project, programme and portfolio specialist with extensive experience in the change management industry with a particular focus on […].

Agile at Scale – Outcome Driven (or Broken)

Tyner Blain

As a consultant, I am comfortable there will never be an organization at scale which can avoid coordination and planning. Taking agile, a process otherwise optimized for small, cross-functional, collaborative teams and making it work at scale is fascinating.

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What Can a Project Manager Do Next? The Project Manager Career Ladder

Project Bliss

Consulting. As a consultant, you’ll need to do marketing and customer acquisition to find your next clients, since you won’t be relying on a steady paycheck, but your income isn’t constrained to a set salary determined by a boss, and you’d have more flexibility in which projects you take on.

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Nemawashi

Zen Project Management

The discussion may include a history of the proposed change, others that have been consulted, and options. I am speaking this week at the Projects to the Point (P2P) conference in Cairo, Egypt. The focus of the conference is the book "How Successful Organizations Implement Change" and the speakers (myself included) each wrote one of the chapters of the book by the same title. We have an interesting approach for implementing change where I'm working, a technique call Nemawashi.

Stay On Top of Work With Stefan Engeseth! [PODCAST EPISODE #4]

TimeCamp

I had a pleasure of talking with Stefan Engeseth, an author, consultant, speaker and Guest Professor. Stay On Top of Work With Stefan Engeseth! We’re back with another episode of our podcast on how to stay on top of your work!

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Project Manager Interview: Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy

Project Bliss

Leigh: You work for a company that provides software development and consulting services. Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy owns PMBasics101.com where he writes about Project Management. Gallatin, TN is the nicest place in America! Who knew?

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Want to Get 30% More Tasks Done? – Use a Weekly Work Plan

Scoro

Creative Consultancy Saves 24+ Hours Per Person Each Month with Scoro. HAVE YOU ever considered how many of your work hours are wasted on multitasking and refocusing your attention after every email and small task? It takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to refocus on a task.

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Visual language

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Need to tell a story? Proposal Message ESL audience Then this Khan Academy series on visual language is a place to start. There's power in framing, stretching, shaping. not to mention color, contrast, shading. Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

IR35 Changes – New Threat to Your Wealth?

Arras People

This initiative, known as the “ Off-payroll working in the public sector: reform of the intermediaries legislation ” which is currently open for consultation; is looking to change the status of workers who use a Personal Services Company (PSC) into some kind of pseudo employee.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

Consulted: These people would like to know about the task and we would seek their opinions before a decision or action. Now add the Consulted, Informed and Supportive (if using). A larger group is consulted and provides input. Have as few people as possible Consulted or Informed.

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The Orange Revolution: How the best project managers build high performance teams

Guerrilla Project Management

New York Times bestselling author and renowned leadership consultant Chester Elton shares insights from his book “The Orange Revolution” on how to build high-performance teams.

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