Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. I am grateful for these leaders and their influence in the world of project management.

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. I am grateful for these leaders and their influence in the world of project management.

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Member of PMI? Now What?

Arras People

I’ve recently become a member of PMI and successfully achieved my PMP. I like that PMI have recently changed how PDUs can be achieved, in line with the PMI Talent Triangle, because they now include a focus on developing leadership and business skills too – all of which will help you become a more rounded professional. A good place to start when planning your development activities is to begin with the Competency Framework from PMI.

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How to Earn Leadership PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Leadership PDUs. What are Leadership PDUs? Leadership PDUs form part of the Education requirement for recertification.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

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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Project Management and Leadership Competencies: A Snapshot

The IIL Blog

The Project Management Institute (PMI) ® Talent Triangle ® has addressed the need for project leadership competencies. The PMI Talent Triangle. (1) 3) Leadership. Below is a contrast between project management vs. project leadership competencies. Leadership Technical Competency. Leadership. Use tools such as Power and Influence Grid. More on this topic of project leadership…. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

Online PM Courses

When you are in a Project Leadership role, you will have a lot to do. They look to you for leadership and guidance. But, with so many responsibilities, it can be hard to know what are your leadership priorities? For me, it forms a great checklist and reminder of my leadership priorities. Your Leadership Priority is to LEAD. We have talked about project leadership in an earlier article. LEAD – Your Four Project Leadership Priorities.

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

MPUG

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 is PMI lingo.

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Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Leadership PDUs are a valuable asset to embrace your leadership skills. Once you earn these leadership PDUs, you can apply them to PMP® certification or any other PMIs certification renewal. Leadership PDUs are one of the categories of the Talent Triangle. Influencing.

Your Ultimate Guide to Leadership in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of leadership in project management. No matter what level of project management you are at though, leadership is an essential and valuable part of your role. The importance of leadership can’t be understated. Leadership is about people. Leadership is important.

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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. What’s interesting is that CEOs consider leadership skills as important as the technical ones.

The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute for Learning

By Susan Parente, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, PSM I, CISSP, CRISC, PMI-RMP, RESILIA, ITIL, GL®CP, MS Eng. We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods. What other leadership styles have a home in the Agile approach?

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Cultivating Adaptability and Resilience

International Institute for Learning

This may mean developing new technical skills, or it may mean acquiring or brushing up on leadership and interpersonal skills. Your ability to recover from adversity is directly influenced by your attitude. By Cyndi Synder Dionisio, Lead for the PMBOK ® Guide & President | Cynergy2.

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Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

One way I like to think of the difference between Project Management and Project Leadership is that: Project Management gets things done. Project Leadership makes changes happen. And then there’s the PMI Talent Triangle. If you’re a PMI member, you need to hoe your craft in three dimensions: Technical: the core skills of Project Management. Leadership: guiding and motivating the people around you. People and Project Leadership. Leadership.

2018 66

How to Be a Powerful Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

Mark Langley, President and CEO of the Project Management Institute (PMI), penned a great article entitled Using Project Management to Reduce Risk. “Leadership is influence. To the extent we influence others, we lead them.” Can project managers influence senior leaders to adopt risk management and reduce the barrier to risk management? Who are the top leaders that you need to influence? Resources: PMI: The High Cost of Low Performance.

2016 162

Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

PMI said in a 2017 paper that “Complexity is not going away and will only increase.” Significant political/authority influences. PM Leadership Project management Skills Project Management Techniques Project Manager LeadershipIf you imagine project management to be like crossing a bridge, at first glance it would seem simple. You start at one end and walk across until you get to the other.

2019 212

The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute for Learning

Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s the internet began to significantly influence how information and meetings were managed. Uncategorized leaders leadership project leadership remote teams virtual teamsBy Frank P.

How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

Online PM Courses

Some of my readers may hope to influence the risk culture of their whole organization. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization. Part of the project leadership role is to decide what culture will serve you best, and to work at creating it. A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Are they asking for PMP, CSP or PMI-ACP credentials? If so, be more influenced by content and quality rather than recognition and opportunity. Lean, Kanban, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence are all topics that agile teams can benefit from.

2017 96

Tips for Introducing Granular Workload Organization to Your Project Team (Inspired by the Discussion at PMI LA Chapter)

Wrike

This time, I want to share some notes from the February dinner meeting of the PMI LA Chapter. In “ The Power of Habit ,” Charles Duhigg concluded that a “huge body of research has shown that small wins have enormous power, an influence disproportionate to the accomplishments of the victories themselves.”. The post Tips for Introducing Granular Workload Organization to Your Project Team (Inspired by the Discussion at PMI LA Chapter) appeared first on Blog Wrike.

2013 28

Presentation Skills: A Guide for Project Managers

Online PM Courses

This will show your project skills to their best, and impress the people you want to influence. Influencing stakeholders. The science of persuasion and influence is a huge discipline, so I recommend you read our article Persuasion and Influence: A Through Introduction. Communication Skills Effective Project Manager PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Confidence presentation skills

2018 76

One Year on Terra Firma

The Lazy Project Manager

It was (and I still can’t quite believe this) one year ago that I last stepped off a plane after a visit to Geneva and Zurich to deliver a series of presentations and workshops for CERN and PMI Switzerland. Won the PMO Influencer of the Year award.

2021 263

3 Performance Domains in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition represents a major shift in the way ‘how to do project management’ is presented by PMI. PMI defines a domain like this: The high-level knowledge area that is essential to the practice of project management.

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Quick and Easy: This is New in the PMBOK Guide Edition 7

Inloox

Besides certification programs and extensive market research programs, PMI has been publishing its PMBOK guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge) since the late 1990s by setting standards for project, program and portfolio management. Leadership: Motivate, influence, coach, and learn.

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

They form the basics of what you need to know about managing projects, for organizations that follow the PMI approach to getting work done. Leadership. Demonstrate leadership behaviors.

2021 283

Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Are they asking for PMP, CSP or PMI-ACP credentials? If so, be more influenced by content and quality rather than recognition and opportunity. Lean, Kanban, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence are all topics that agile teams can benefit from.

2017 60

Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute for Learning

Today, projects take up an incredibly important role within a business and, as discussed by Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of Project Management Institute (PMI), this will only increase as we further evolve into the Project Economy. One example of this is PMI’s acquisition of Disciplined Agile and FLEX. And what about leadership in an agile organization, how does that work exactly? Change Leadership.

2019 52

9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Girl's Guide to PM

Soft skills include: Communication Leadership Self-awareness Confidence Resilience Teamwork Business acumen Influencing and negotiating Networking Stakeholder engagement. Leadership. Influencing and negotiating.

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I am fired up!

PM That Works

Again, the failure is placed on project management and not poor leadership. It is the power of influence that we can wield. It is fueled with techniques, tips, and standards that can influence an organization no matter where you sit on the organizational chart. blair witch failure ferguson horror stories leadership pmi pmot pmp project managementIn my daily reading, two articles peaked my attention today. The first was called The Blair Witch Project Manager.

2018 40

How to Adapt and Flourish in the New World of Project Management

Leading Answers

These are undoubtedly happening, but project managers have little influence over them. People move because they did not feel valued or lacked inclusion/influence in decision making. The PMI 2020 Jobs Report 2 explained, “ Showing empathy is fast emerging as a leadership superpower.

2020 78

What Skills Will Make You a Top Manager in 2022?

Epicflow Blog

As you can see in the table below, truly human skills like analytical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, leadership, and emotional intelligence (together with technical fluency) will be in high demand in 2022. PMI states that being creative at work will set you apart from people who are reluctant to think outside the box. Even now, 41% of all projects at enterprises analyzed for the Pulse of the Profession report by PMI are of “ high complexity.”

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

PM That Works

So I was working with an executive team and the executive that I was working with was telling me that he was dealing with a lot of attitude issues with his leadership team and they were having a lot of communication breakdowns and I'm a certified behavior consultant and we have a tool called disk profiling that helps teams communicate with each other and helps identify what my communications style is and what your communication style is and helps us kind of build common ground.

2018 40

Put Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to Work

PM Basics

It’s still one of the theories tested during the PMI PMP exam. The main actionable item from the theory is this: Motivational and leadership approaches and techniques from higher levels are NOT efficient when lower levels are compromised.

2020 93

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

These 18 project management professionals, in particular, have established themselves as thought leaders and influencers. Susanne Madsen is the author of several books on project management and leadership, including The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. She’s also the director of the London-based Project Leadership Institute, which works to build well-rounded and dynamic project management leaders.

2019 329

Giant Guide to Project Reporting [How to do it well]

Online PM Courses

Your Sponsor, Project Board, and the organization’s top leadership. You may choose to impose your influence on what you tell your audience, but only they know best how they like to assimilate and understand your information. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Communication Management exception report highlight report Mark Anthony's Law project report project reporting RAG REPORT Status Report

2018 71

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

But each method needs to be based on 5 Immutable principles to be successful, no matter the domain or context, PMI Spring Seminar , 2012, Austin TX. Five Immutable Principles of Digital Transformation Project Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. Successful Digital Transformation Starts with a well defined Executable Strategy for Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter , 27 October 2018. PMI Workshops and Conferences.

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

One has to understand associated attributes like team leadership aspect, Team formation with primary emphasis on the competencies and skills required for a successful project. Leadership Skills. They may also exert influence over the project and its result. Power and Politics – The capacity that a Project Manager must posses to influence the behavior of its team. Leadership – It’s the Ability to influence a group towards the achievement of Goals.

Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future

Inloox

In the future, the role and the tasks of a project manager will be something like the following: Ensure top drivers of project success As PMI’s research shows , there are three top drivers of project success: the investment in actively engaged sponsors, the avoidance of scope creep and the maturing of value delivery capabilities. New ways to learn and broaden skills According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap report , by 2027, employers will need 87.7

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

iZenBridge

Actually, instead of designation, PMI considers your role in leading and directing the project. Well, here I am addressing your concern what PMI considers for your professional experience. Practicing servant leadership, inspire, motivate, and influence stakeholders and team members.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

The first looks at the four essentials of team leadership in a project context, and offers a wealth of tools and tips for each. The Influence Agenda: A Systematic Approach to Aligning Stakeholders in Times of Change. This is the PMI’s guide to its body of knowledge. If you plan to get either the PMI’s Project Management Professional or Certified Associate in Project Management qualification, this will be your primary reference work.