A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

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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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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). Leadership. There’s nothing really new featured in the report around leadership – yes we have to be better with stakeholders and yes leading teams is important, yadda yadda.

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10 Easy Ways to Get PDUs & Stay PMI Certified

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If you hold a qualification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) like PMP (Project Management Professional) or PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Professional), CPD is mandatory. The PMI measures CPD in Professional Development Units, or PDUs. PMI’s PDU Requirements. Some PMI certifications require you to earn a minimum number of PDUs over a three-year cycle. Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP) requires 30 PDUs; 10 per year. Leadership.

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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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PMI Organizational Agility Presentation

Leading Answers

Please join me on Thursday, September 12 th for the PMI Organizational Agility Conference. This free, online event for PMI members awards viewers PDUs.   Agile Project Management Events Leadership TeamsI will be presenting on the topic of becoming a Change Resilient Professional.   As rates of change increase, building strategies and skills for adapting to change are becoming more important than ever.

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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. More on this topic of project leadership…. The PMI website provides information about GAC and the 100+ degree programs that have promoted.

PMI Are some more equal than others?

The Lazy Project Manager

And the declaration is I am challenging all of the project management organisations and publications around the world (you may have seen a series of articles from 2015 at the same time as the PMI EMEA Congress in London and this year I am back again just before the PMI EMEA Congress in Barcelona but that is because it is at this time of the year I reflect on what I am doing, and look at the project community around me – and so, to be very clear I am not just attacking PMI ).

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PMI Education Contact Hours and PDUs: Your Essential Guide

Online PM Courses

The PMI is currently the most widely used source of professional project management accreditation. To win your coveted CAPM, PMP, or PMI-ACP, to will need to chalk up enough education Contact Hours. The Project Management Institute, or PMI, is the largest professional body for project managers, and provides several tiers of accreditation for professional status. PMI Contact Hours and PDUs. Achieving a PMI professional qualification. PMI-ACP 21 hours.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. You can download your copy of Success in Disruptive Times from the PMI’s website. The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. Terrific Insights from the Annual PMI Project Management Review 2016.

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Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

I just finished the last chapter of Susanne Madsen’s piece on The Power of Project Leadership (2nd edition). I’ve been a longtime student of both Project Management and of researchers like Brené Brown , who explore emotional intelligence with leadership. For me, The Power of Project Leadership is where these two worlds combine in the most impactful of ways! . Susanne asserts that we must do this through the expansion of our project leadership skills.

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. Leadership.

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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.

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

MPUG

The preparation for the new Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide, 7 th edition is currently underway, and the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has made the draft for the standard part publicly available for comments. What kind of leadership behaviors are expected? The post PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? Articles PMBOK Guide 7th Edition PMI

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PMI Conference observations

Zen Project Management

The PMI Conference was held this past weekend in Chicago. When I first started attending almost 20 years ago, it was the PMI Symposium, then Global Congress and now the PMI Conference. He talked about how the leadership structure of agile teams evolved at Riot Games. It was led by Jesse Fewell and Mike Griffiths, both long-time agile names in the PMI community.The session was a good way to start understanding what is in the guide.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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The growing need for project leadership

Susanne Madsen

According to the PMI only 52 per cent of projects are delivered on time and 69 per cent meet their goals and business intent. According to the PMI, organisations are losing an average of $97 million for every $1 billion spent on projects due to lack of focus on people, processes and outcomes. Leadership is not a result of the job title you hold but of the attitudes and behaviours you possess. You are probably as familiar with the statistics of failing projects as I am.

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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Jon Clay: PMI UK’s New President Explains What’s Next For The Chapter

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Jon Clay: PMI UK’s New President Explains What’s Next For The Chapter , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Professional organisations often rely on volunteers, and the PMI UK Chapter is no different. Jonathan Clay, PMI UK President. Being President of PMI UK requires you to travel a lot. I’d been on the PMI UK Board for three years and when the opportunity arose I knew I had to apply. What’s new for PMI at the moment?

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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. Last month Lindsay Scott was a guest on the episode: Women in Project Leadership – Gaining Ground. The post Projectified with PMI Podcast appeared first on arraspeople

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Virtual Leadership: Interview With Author Penny Pullan

Girl's Guide to PM

In this video I interview author Penny Pullan about her new book, Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams , which is out this year. We filmed this video in an apartment in Barcelona where we were staying during the PMI Global Congress. It was Penny’s idea to have wine in the film (although I didn’t argue). I have edited out most of the giggling! Penny has kindly organised you a discount.

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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 session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the strategic category, and MPUG activity code for claiming this session is on the screen now. So here, we’ll be speaking about PMI PMBOK Guide, 7th Edition-Standard.

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PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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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. In this blog, I am sharing tips to earn PDUs for all PMIs certificates under the Leadership category. Leadership PDUs are one of the categories of the Talent Triangle. There are many possible ways to earn leadership PDUs. PMI-ACP® Certification.

What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video

Online PM Courses

I’d argue that servant leadership the an approach no leader can afford to ignore. So, in this video, I’ll answer the question: 'What is Servant Leadership?'. The post What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership servant leadership video

PMI Report: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Project Management

LiquidPlanner

The impact of this digital disruption on organizations and their project management practices is the subject of a new global study by the Project Management Institute (PMI), N ext Practices: Maximizing the Benefits of Disruptive Technologies on Projects. The automation of these more mundane elements of project management creates greater opportunities for the project manager to take ownership of all the leadership components of the project. Leadership Methodology Project Management

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The future is CAPM (and I DON’T mean PMI’s designation!)

Kiron Bondale

While there is still the need for leadership provided by biological organisms, that leadership relies on automation to guide much more ambitious exploratory pursuits than could be achieved in their absence. . Many professions are starting to face the threats and opportunities created by machine learning. For those who view the glass as being half-empty, a very real threat is that jobs which can be automated and performed more efficiently will diminish over time.

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How to Get the Best from Your Project Team with Situational Leadership

Online PM Courses

Situational Leadership is a simple and compelling idea. If you want to get the best from someone, choose a leadership style that suits the situation. You’ll have the skills to give people the leadership they will want, need, and value. So, for a project manager, situational leadership is the key to to getting the best for your project, day-to-day. Let’s get started… Get the Best from Your Project Team with Situational Leadership.

Leadership Models Project Managers Need to Know | Video

Online PM Courses

This video is a primer of the Leadership Models that Project Managers Need to Know. The post Leadership Models Project Managers Need to Know | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Leadership project leadership servant leadership situational leadership videoYou aren't just a Project Manager. You are also a Project Leader.

Five Project Leadership Tips: Be a Better Project Leader | Video

Online PM Courses

Project Leadership is not just a bolt-on to Project management: it's how we do Project Management well. The post Five Project Leadership Tips: Be a Better Project Leader | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Project Management Tips Leadership project leadership videoHere, I share five of my best tips with you.

Project Leadership Wisdom: Your Guide to the Seven Pillars

Online PM Courses

But far rarer is project leadership wisdom - the cluster of traits that goes way beyond getting things done. The post Project Leadership Wisdom: Your Guide to the Seven Pillars appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Leadership project leadership wisdomThere are plenty of smart project leaders.

Develop your project leadership skills in the new year

Susanne Madsen

To continue to develop your project leadership skills, have a look through the eight topics below. WINNER: PMI UK National Project Awards 2019 - Project Management Literature Category​ ​​ ​To learn more about how to change your mindset and transform into a project leader, get hold of the award winning 2nd edition of " The Power of Project Leadership – 7 keys to help you transform from project manager to project leader ".

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Project Team Leadership: 5 Tips for Leading Your Project Team | Video

Online PM Courses

As soon as you get your own project team to lead, you'll need to develop the craft of project team leadership. The post Project Team Leadership: 5 Tips for Leading Your Project Team | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Effective Project Manager Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Project Management Tips Team Leader Leadership project team team team leadership video

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.

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The Tao of Project Management

I was lucky enough to be invited to attend and speak at the successful PMI Netherlands Summit in 2015. It was an excellent event and now the PMI Netherlands Chapter with CKC Seminars are preparing for the fifth edition on September 15th 2016 in Conference Center Spant! How to incorporate a severe disruption into your project, leadership, team adaptability; Shifting from delivering results to delivering capabilities; Beyond waterfall and agile?

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How Servant Leadership can Deliver Better Results from Your Project Team

Online PM Courses

Servant Leadership is the most valuable approach to leadership for Project Managers. The post How Servant Leadership can Deliver Better Results from Your Project Team appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Team Leader Leadership servant leadershipAs aprinciple for how to lead your project team, you can do no better.

Stakeholder Leadership: Leading Bystanders as well as Followers

Online PM Courses

The concept of ‘Leadership’ almost always focuses on the leader’s relationship to their followers. The post Stakeholder Leadership: Leading Bystanders as well as Followers appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Communication Skills Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Stakeholder Engagement stakeholder engagement stakeholder leadership

Introducing Management Courses | Video

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management Project Management Career Project Management Tips Project Management Training Thoughts for Project Managers Management Courses videoI'd like to introduce you to Management Courses. As a Project Manager, you need to manage your project, but you also need to manage people. The post Introducing Management Courses | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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12 Sure-Fire Ways to Improve Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Want to pass the PMI-RMP ® Exam? Have you been thinking about taking the PMI-RMP® exam? Join me in the PMI-RMP® Exam Series. 2=Planning 4=Control Leadership Productivity Project Risk ManagementMike was a functional project manager in an organization where I managed a PMO.

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of 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? Grateful Leadership is a style of leadership that is somewhat newer than other styles of leadership. This article makes a connection between this style of leadership and Agile project management.

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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.

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