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

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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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Become an Adaptive PMO: Advance Agility Across Planning and Delivery

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) asked this question for the first time ever for its 2020 Pulse of the Profession ® report, knowing that organizations are rewiring to innovate and deliver competitive products and services quickly. Success requires becoming a more “Adaptive PMO,” evolving how you plan, govern, and empower delivery teams to do their best work. It shows the evolution from a traditional portfolio management approach to a modern or lean portfolio management state.

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

Perhaps we might begin with the PMO. Since PMOs lead the project management community – either directly or indirectly, according to your PMO model (see appendices) – then by considering what the best PMOs offer we can gain some insight and see that: The best PMOs have consistent, repeatable PM practices across the enterprise.

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5 Things a PMO Manager Should Never Say

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PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2017 reported that companies who align their PMOs to strategy report “38 percent more projects meet original goals and business intent and 33 percent fewer projects are deemed failures.” On top of that, when I attended the PMI Global Conference in Chicago last October, I noticed that all of the sessions having to do with PMOs were very well attended, some were even standing room only.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

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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. He writes consistently on his blog about software development and lean, Kanban and agile development principles.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

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Lean/ Six Sigma makes an interesting top ten appearance with 21% making it the only one of the four groups where this certification appears. PMO Managers: When cut by those indicating that they operate as PMO Managers the top 10 delivers the table below. In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK.

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

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This year’s RICS project management conference has the theme ‘Remaining Lean and Agile in a Changing Work Environment’ I’m not sure if they are partnering with the APM as in previous years but the agenda is already up on the site and looks interesting. PMI Sweden Passion of Projects: Gothenburg, Sweden 12-13 March 2018. PMI EMEA Global Congress: Berlin, Germany, 7-9 May 2018. Two years ago the PMI EMEA Congress was in Barcelona.

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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. XP, scrum, lean, etc.) You can get to the online course here: The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

I know many of my readers are professional PMs working within larger PMO structures. Additionally, you should also work on continuing your education; advanced degrees, next level certifications (working on my PMI-ACP now), or simple refresher courses are all on life's menu.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. Project management practitioners are looking for new lean and agile project management tools to support their day-to-day work and often seek them outside the tools that their organisations offer them. About the Authors: Elizabeth Harrin ( you know me ) is the author of several project management books, including Collaboration Tools for Project Managers (PMI, 2016).

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

I know many of my readers are professional PMs working within larger PMO structures. Additionally, you should also work on continuing your education; advanced degrees, next level certifications (working on my PMI-ACP now), or simple refresher courses are all on life’s menu.

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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. XP, scrum, lean, etc.) Second, the use of lean and agile tools and methodologies beyond IT, software and manufacturing.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. This event opens up an opportunity to gain new acquaintances and exchange ideas on digitalization issues, cybersecurity, smart and lean manufacturing.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. A lot of my focus ended up working with the PMO to improve the process of identification of risks and opportunities, trade-off analyses, decision making, and stage-gate reporting for improved performance in environment, safety and inclusion of external stakeholder needs.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. This event opens up an opportunity to gain new acquaintances and exchange ideas on digitalization issues, cybersecurity, smart and lean manufacturing.

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The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

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While the conference committee is still accepting proposals for this year’s speakers, past keynote talks have featured Dr. Jeffrey Liker, an expert in Lean Leadership; James Grenning, co-creator of the Agile Software Development Manifesto; and Dr. Alistair Cockburn, co-founder of the International Consortium for Agile. PMI Global Conference – North America. PMI ’s annual Global Congress provides insight into current project and business challenges and strategies.

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

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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?

How To Write a Project Charter: Ultimate Guide

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In addition to formally authorizing the existence of the project, the project charter also “provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities,” according to the PMI’s Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). .

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Top Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2016

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Featuring Lean leadership expert Dr. Jeffrey Liker as a keynote speaker for their 2016 event, this conference focuses on Agile product development best practices. These in-depth seminars hosted by PMI help both novice and experienced project managers advance their careers. PMI Global Congress – North America. PMI’s annual Global Congress provides insight into current project and business challenges and strategies. PMO Symposium.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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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. Lean focuses on moving the main goal towards valuable product delivery with fewer resources. PMI’s PMBOK. Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start?

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

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Lean & Test Driven Development (TDD) – 11%. Number of PMI Certified Project Managers: Total Number of PMP credential holders: 607,128. # PMI Agile Certified Practitioner holders: 5,265. [14]. PMO Popularity by Company Size: 61% of small organizations (<$100M) have a PMO. 88% of mid-size companies ($100M-$1B) have a PMO. 90% of large enterprises (>$1B) have a PMO. [16]. PMO Popularity by Industry: Healthcare – 93%.

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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

In this article, we share some of the main reasons for failure according to project leaders at IBM, Microsoft, GE Oil & Gas, Bühler Group, ExxonMobil, PMI, and other organizations. Eigen Halpin , a PMO Manager at Cisco, emphasizes the importance of proper organization, which presupposes clear roles and responsibilities across teams. According to a survey conducted by PMI in 2018 , 29% of respondents said poor communication was the primary cause of project failure.

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Webinar Recap: Understanding Dependencies, Leads, and Lags with MS Project

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Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the Technical category, and the MPUG Activity Code for claiming is on the screen now. As early as 2009, 2010, nearly 11 years before I was working as a PMO.

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Webinar Recap: Leveraging the Latest Office 365 Project Tools & Capabilities

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Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the MPUG, the activity code for claiming that is on the screen now. Tim is an accomplished speaker, consultant, educator and PMO expert, supporting PMI for over 25 years. We’ll talk about that hybrid, best of breed that may be a great solution for organizations that maybe aren’t super big or have a massive enterprise PMO.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

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Essentials of Project Management Series – PMI. Passionate PM has a wide selection of on-demand learning modules for earning PDUs, or enrolling in live online prep courses for the PMI-RMP exam, PMP/CAPM exam, or an accelerated PMP “Exam Cram.” PMI E-Learning allows you to earn PDUs through online seminars, on-demand courses, and publication quizzes straight from the Project Management Institute. . PMI Knowledge Center. PMI Glossary of Terms.

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

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And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. So I’ve been working with both Agile, Waterfall, Lean, I’ve worked with a lot of different methodologies, and it’s a lot of fun to just kind of look at how you can basically work forward, make these tools work for you. And he really is sitting in charge of kind of the PMO.

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