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. Another thing I appreciate about Kiron is that he not only is a Project Management Professional (PMP), he is certified as a Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), along with other certifications. Cornelius provides many resources for helping project managers prepare for the PMP PMI-ACP, and CAPM exams.

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. Another thing I appreciate about Kiron is that he not only is a Project Management Professional (PMP), he is certified as a Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), along with other certifications. Cornelius provides many resources for helping project managers prepare for the PMP PMI-ACP, and CAPM exams.

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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 so it is sensible for anyone who is engaged to help an organisation set up a new PMO or advise on improvements to an existing PMO to reach out for some help. The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down. Is the PMO model the right one?

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 Careers Q&A – Moving to a Portfolio PMO

Arras People

I’m currently working in a PMO, supporting a large program. I’d like to move into a portfolio PMO in the next few years and want advice on what I should be doing to make this a reality. Take a look at the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) from PMI as a starting point. If your skills in areas such as influencing, negotiation, conflict management, and managing up need attention, now is the time to kick-start that kind of development.

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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.

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Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

This is a schematic version of how the PMI represents it in the 6th Edition of its Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). Guidance from your PMO (Project/Program/Portfolio Management Office). In this section, you would document those stakeholders who will have a particular influence over scoping or scope change decisions. The highlighting of work is mine, not PMI’s. Again, my highlights, not PMI’s.

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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.

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. The PMI Sweden is an event with inspiring speakers, professional colleagues, and companies in different sectors gathered with the goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in project, portfolio, and programme management. ” The conference will look at how the profession is delivering value in a transforming world and transitioning from a position of facilitation to influence.

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What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

PMI Pulse research shows actively engaged sponsors are by far the top driver of projects meeting their original goals and business intent. PMI Pulse research shows actively engaged sponsors are by far the top driver of projects meeting their original goals and business intent. These same stakeholders will discover the project later and may adversely influence the project. Ask your PMO or project management group if a project charter template is available.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

It will also shed light on how project managers can deliver value in today’s dynamic world and help project managers uplift their status from facilitators to influencers. PMO Conference. If you are interested in learning about the latest techniques, tools and research related to portfolio management , program management or project management office , then the PMO conference should be on top of your list. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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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. Lindsay Scott is the director of Manchester, UK-based PMO Learning Limited which is dedicated to helping PMO professionals get the most out of their careers with training and organizational development opportunities. Project Box’s clients include well-known companies like the Project Management Institute (PMI) , Accenture and Psychology Today.

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Does your organization truly support project management?

Kiron Bondale

The April 2016 issue of PM Network provided updated project management capability findings from PMI’s 2016 Pulse of the Profession ® report. Effectively supporting project management doesn’t just mean setting up a PMO and expecting that it will be able to work miracles as the report indicates that 68% of organizations have a PMO.

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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. How could an Agile PMO function and does that even make sense in the first place?

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Project Management Trends in 2022

Bridge the Gap Consulting

They must have the ability, in person and virtually, to influence, negotiate, facilitate, and effectively communicate with an array of stakeholder groups. There are a lot of processes a company, PMO and project professional can subscribe to.

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Come and join your Tribe at #ThePMTribe

The Lazy Project Manager

It is a collaborative community with six of the brightest minds in Project Management leading discussions and sharing ideas to help you solve your challenges, increase your influence and accelerate your career! So, what is #ThePMTribe?

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive. You can get to the online course here: The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down.

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

PM That Works

00:35:18;20 - 00:35:47;06 Rob Thomsett: This is really what's going to have to happen then so hopefully you know cooler heads smarter minds something's going to prevail and we're going to realise that again I'm come back to you know your your free agent army and the global economy context is going to force it but you have to treat human beings as human beings not as cogs in a wheel and so your influence on the way he sees the world and speaks to project management has been profound and so on.

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Top 8 Challenges All Project Managers Face at Work

PM Basics

You need to manage people, but you don’t have influence or authority over them. Or the whole risk management process is simply inefficient, and you do it because PMO requires it. The exam for PMI’s PMP is tough.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive. Rather, as with most years, your ability to thrive has much more to do with your ability to lead and influence.

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Part II: A Simplified Approach to Determine IT Project Complexity

PM Times

Much credit should be given to organizations like the PMI Institute. Most companies now seek project managers who follow the PMO processes like Waterfall or Agile and many C-Level executives support the PMO process. Written by: Conrad MacCue Abstract.

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Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

“I was told there would be no math” If agility is now a prerequisite for firms to continuously execute on their digital strategy, then PMO leaders need to double down on linking product outcomes to this particular business strategy. PMI reports that “for the first time in five years, the amount of failed investments due to project performance has declined by 20%.” Do you have overarching themes to inform your strategic PMO?

Pulse of the Profession 2018: Success in Disruptive Times by Managing Projects Effectively

Inloox

PMI’s most recent Pulse of the Profession is about how to succeed in a disruptive world, with challenges being, among others, new technologies (like autonomous vehicles), artificial and data intelligence and big data. ABOUT THIS REPORT Conducted since 2006, PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® is the premiere global survey of professionals who provide project, program, or portfolio management services within global organizations.

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Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

“I was told there would be no math” If agility is now a prerequisite for firms to continuously execute on their digital strategy, then PMO leaders need to double down on linking product outcomes to this particular business strategy. PMI reports that “for the first time in five years, the amount of failed investments due to project performance has declined by 20%.” Do you have overarching themes to inform your strategic PMO?

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

It’s apparently targeted at IT PM, but the sections on Managing Projects, Applied Leadership, and Business Acumen speak clearly to PMI’s Talent Triangle. ProjectManagement.com is the PMI’s [LINK-video] community site and the vast number of blogs its members publish here will keep any reader busy. I like the eclecticism (he has a word cloud on the home page that shows Influence, Leadership, Organization, Culture and Agile as leading topics on the day I looked.

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The #1 Challenge in Project Management (According to the Experts)

MavenLink

I have met with many organizations that state, “We just hired a new PMO manager, now they are not from the Project Management discipline, but we think they will do a good job.” It was a brave decision led by the PMO, but it worked. Through some structured and yet open conversations (led by some key statistics from outside expert sources, such as Gartner, KPMG and PMI), the discussion flowed and a small number of actions were agreed on to move the needle on professional sponsorship.

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#ThePMTribe: A Community with a Difference

Girl's Guide to PM

grow the influence of individual practitioners! He started his career as a project manager in 1997 and worked his way up through program manager and PMO manager to eventually head up large project departments in the private sector and government in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of a PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the code to claim that is on the screen now. Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. Tad: Well good, clearly it is the PMO that is landing much of this, but it’s actually the innovation or strategy groups that start much of this activity. Is this because the PMO’s not adding enough value?

Project Charter Example and a Comprehensive Guide (+Template)

PM Basics

PMO Manage should review and approve the list of risks. It’s a list of people or groups of people who can influence your project or will be influenced by your project. From PMI’s perspective Project Charter is a mandatory document on all projects.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Perhaps one of the most commonly known project management certifications, the Project Management Professional certification, provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI), sets the standards for project management. As a young woman in a project management position, I was trying to influence others more senior and older than myself. PMI’s PMBOK. Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start?

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

Quite possible to do that you will need to get the Program Management Professional from PMI. Likewise, you may try to get the Portfolio Management Professional from PMI. Keep in mind that you need to find a bigger company to work in because this PMO needs to have enough authority and functions for you to develop as a professional project manager. In comparison, a project manager has a bigger influence on how to manage a project.

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Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 1: Overview Of Project Performance Measurements

MPUG

Kyle: Today’s session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the technical category, and the code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. Well, looking at the PMI pulse of the profession 2016, 45% of all projects experienced scope expansion or scope creep or gold plating.

This is How I work- Lindsay Scott

Stepping Into Project Management

She’s also founder of the PMO Flashmob and PMO Conference. She is PMI’s PM Network career columnist and writes for TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and Project Challenge. I’m also dipping in and out of The small BIG: Small Changes that Spark Big Influence. I’m also doing a lot of filming of sessions for the PMO Flashmob too so now camcorders have become a thing for me.

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the Strategic category and the code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. He’s a PMI chapter founder, Microsoft-certified professional and IIL Blue Belt and Orange Belt certified. It segues into this next slide, which Microsoft has really gone a little further than the entire PMI.

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