5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

I recently had a project manager ask me which of the PMI certifications he should pursue. Certainly, the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® and the Project Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) ® certifications supercharged my project management career. And in 2012, I became in PMI-RMP. There were several reasons I choose the PMI-RMP certification. PMI-RMP Certification Benefits. To help my organization with risk management, top to bottom.

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PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020: Creating a Future-Oriented Project Management Culture

Inloox

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has been conducting surveys, questioning international organizations and project managers on a regular basis since 2006. Companies that cling to the status quo run the risk of being left behind.

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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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Project Risk Management: 10 Surprisingly Brilliant Tactics to Reduce Risk

Workamajig

Every project has some risk of failure. This guide on project risk management will help you understand and manage risks better. If there is one thing you can be certain about in project management, it's this: Every project carries some risk. As you might know, this process of "planning ahead" is called project risk management. In this guide, I'll share X critical tips for acing project risk management. Project risk is more amorphous.

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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. Innovators, which made up the top 12 percent of the survey, were defined as organizations with a mature digital transformation strategy. The survey appears to back this up.

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How to Use the Delphi Technique

Project Risk Coach

PMI-RMP® Exam Question. The Delphi Technique is used to gather information and reach consensus through anonymous input using surveys and questionnaires. Perhaps you want to identify risks related to your project schedule. The number 1 indicates the most significant risk.

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In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012

Wrike

The first part of the speech will cover the most interesting findings of a survey recently conducted by Wrike with 1,000 respondents (how many people work remotely, how this compares to their work style 2-3 years ago, what they value the most about telecommuting, where they see this trend going, etc.) For instance, the vast majority of surveyed people believe that a fully virtual office will be a reality in the future.

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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. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) (costs from $435 for members and $495 for non-members); .

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down. With a practical framework for guidance, such as this book, and a supporting experience coach then the organisation benefits that have led to the PMO investment will be secured in an optimum time frame and with reduced risk of failure. And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc.

My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Project Risk Coach

Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2018? Year Visitors 2018 113,206 2017 57,560 2016 42,000 2015 33,000 2014 21,000 One of my 2018 goals was to have 75,000 people visit the Project Risk Coach website. Hopefully, you've gained further insights for identifying, evaluating, responding to and controlling your risks. Click here to complete a quick survey. Oh, what a year!

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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

The latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report said: “We are encouraged to see in this year’s Pulse of the Profession® that organizations are making progress—significant progress—as they are experiencing more success with implementing strategic initiatives. PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017. The full report can be downloaded from the PMI web site. Use of a standardised project management practices are used by over 50% of companies within the survey.

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How good is project sponsorship in your company?

Ron Rosenhead

The survey gave poor results. I mentioned to Bob that we have a survey of project managers which we use on internal project management courses. Of just over 1500 surveyed). Read the PMI Pulse of the Profession Report 2015. If its zero (as suggested to me recently by a senior manager) then do read PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession – Capturing the Value of Project Management. No matter what risk scoring process you use I would say this is in the red zone.

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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). You’ll do this with a combination of one-to-one and one-to-many meetings, and using remote communication and survey tools. The highlighting of work is mine, not PMI’s. Again, my highlights, not PMI’s. If you get it right, it will reduce risk of scope changes during your project. Risk identification.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is an extract from my new book ‘How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all’ in association with my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions – the extracts follow a series of 5 Challenges that I think every organisation should consider, and consider very carefully: Challenge 3 – Invest in a Chief Projects Officer. Managing the overall portfolio risk to the organisation.

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Project Procurement Management [All the basics you need to know]

Online PM Courses

Let’s survey the main types, and their primary features. Here, most of the risk lies with the supplier. For the project, the risks are in specifying the needs accurately. The other disadvantage is the added cost of the supplier’s risk premium. A supplier will price in a contingency sum, because they carry the risk of over-run or quality defects. This contract shares the risks between project and supplier. Risks and opportunities.

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How to Get Your Next Lessons Learned Meeting Right

Online PM Courses

If you focus too much on the negatives, you run the risk of damaging morale. Risk Register. Feedback and survey results. Do also consider doing a survey of team members for their individual LLs in advance of the meeting. Survey Monkey (free and paid). But for our purposes here, let’s just briefly survey a few of the most valuable tools, which project managers commonly use in this kind of meeting.

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

Online PM Courses

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. We’ll also look at The PMI’s View… I will end this article by looking at how the Project Management Institute (PMI) may see the distinction between Project Manager and Project Leader. Simply, we can compare the list of examples PMI offers in its Talent Triangle flyer.

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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. There’s always some risk in thinking that he’ll do just fine figuring it out all on his own. Another revelation of our survey on work styles was that 21% of workers see procrastination as one of the most dangerous productivity killers. Project Management Collaboration leadership PMI remote collaboration Team Management virtual teams

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Communication Breakdown

The Lazy Project Manager

The book, based on a survey of 5,000 project managers, states in its findings: ‘Good communication is comprised of more than how the message is delivered. One is the massive reduction in non-visual communication – email, text, phone, conference calls etc – and the less visual activity (both sending and feedback) the greater the risk of misunderstanding. This groundbreaking work is based on The Alpha Study, a landmark survey of over 5,000 project managers and stakeholders.

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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

PMI ). PMI ). 68% - more than 2/3rd - of organizations in PMI's annual survey said that they used outsourced or contract project managers in 2018. ( PMI ). PMI ). As per Wellingtone's survey, only 22% of organizations use a PM software. PMI ). PMI ). 50% of respondents in a survey said that their biggest challenge is that PMO processes are seen as overhead. PMI ). PMI ). PMI , University of Ottawa ). PMI ).

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

Online PM Courses

Risks. I always like to speak with the people who are most important every few cycles, but now, finding out how your project report is landing with a wider cross-section of your audience has never been easier: Google Forms, SurveyMonkey, Typeform… User surveys are really easy. Describe the choices you have, along with the costs, risks, and benefits of each. The regular rhythm of your project is ticked out by your project reporting cycle.

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Ten Ways to Win Team Commitment on Your Project

Online PM Courses

Their research shows Cranston and Keller that 90 per cent of execuives they surveyed identify insufficient meaning, or MQ, as the bottleneck restricting performance. This challenge can come through the need for high levels of mental discipline and concentration, or because of the excitement the task creates, through a sense of risk, or a joy of participation. If you want to supercharge your project team, your first step is to win their commitment.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Accept: A response to a project risk where the project manager accepts the risk and takes no action to evade it, i.e. 'accepting' the risk. This is usually in case of risks that are unlikely to occur or minor enough so as to not affect the project's outcome.

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Are you responsible for project management workshops for a PMI Chapter, a Project Management Office (PMO), or your organization? Whether you are the trainer or the VP of Programs for a PMI Chapter or something similar, here are some principles to help you design your workshops. Imagine that you are planning a project risk management workshop. Conduct an online survey with the participants to find out their greatest risk management challenges and interests.

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Are you responsible for project management workshops for a PMI Chapter, a Project Management Office (PMO), or your organization? Whether you are the trainer or the VP of Programs for a PMI Chapter or something similar, here are some principles to help you design your workshops. Imagine that you are planning a project risk management workshop. Conduct an online survey with the participants to find out their greatest risk management challenges and interests.

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12 Ways to Create A Positive Work Culture

Girl's Guide to PM

I have spoken about this with many PMI members, my project team members, business owners and other project managers. All surveys focusing on project managers’ skills highlight the ability to communicate and build relations, so this should already sound obvious to many of you.

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PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

Keyedin

PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month. Every year we like to survey those that come across our booth to gauge the current trends and obstacles project management folks are facing in their organizations. Here are our finding and thoughts around market implications based on this survey of information.

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Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

Helen replied to this one saying: I use Sharepoint PRIME which allows collaboration and enables me to see the traditional PM tools e.g. Gantt Chart, Risk Log etc. It’s not that project management per se has changed – 20 years ago we were churning out Gantt charts and risk logs like we do today – but the environment in which we manage projects is different today. Get it on Amazon , from PMI or from your local bookshop.

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How Valuable is the PMP Certification?

Clarizen

According to research from PMI , the project management industry only stands to grow in the 2020s. Talent shortages in project management can create risks of up to US$208 billion in GDP in 11 countries through 2027. Consider the following project management career statistics: The project management-oriented labor force in seven project-oriented sectors is predicted to grow by 33 percent by 2027. That’s 22 million new jobs.

Top 5 Project Management Certifications To Become A Great Project Manager!

The Lazy Project Manager

PMI-ACP. According to the 8th edition salary survey of Project management, a project manager who has PMP certification should get 17% more monetary benefit than others. The employers will depend on the project manager to manage the budget, track costs and expenditure, ensure there is no scope creep and to identify potential risk factors that could impact the project and minimize such risk to protect the investment of a project. PMI ACP.

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The Project Manager Shortage is Coming: 3 Ways to Prepare

Wrike

Almost 90% of respondents to an ESI survey said it was either “very difficult” or “somewhat difficult” to find qualified project managers for hire — and it’s only going to get worse. The Project Management Institute (PMI) reports that 60% of its members are age 40 or older, and 30% of project managers are projected to leave the workforce by 2018. Project Management PMI project management training

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

PM That Works

and blocked even taken the survey. Man Yeah we're risk ready is what we are. Agile costa rica john maxwell john stenbeck leadership pmi pmp project management radical rick a. The Man Who Changed My Career - Rob Thomsett - Recorded March 23, 2018 To get to the web page of the radio show, click here. To download the mp3 file, click here. To subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, click here.

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How good is project sponsorship in your company?

Arras People

The survey gave poor results. I mentioned to Bob that we have a survey of project managers which we use on internal project management courses. Of just over 1500 surveyed). Read the PMI Pulse of the Profession Report 2015. If its zero (as suggested to me recently by a senior manager) then do read PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession – Capturing the Value of Project Management. No matter what risk scoring process you use I would say this is in the red zone.

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What is the scope of a project to plan a successful project

Proofhub

PMI conducts a survey every year, based on the results, only 62% of the projects met the original scope. Constraints: Any risks that a project will face including the physical boundaries. Identifies risk in a better way One of the best things about project scope is that it identifies all risks that are ahead of you. Any kind of risks in your project can be eliminated in the initial phase to prevent future threats.

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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. Organizations then have the ability to minimize risks, control costs and increase value.

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

We’ve surveyed members of LinkedIn PM communities to find out what leads to project failure. Our survey participants suggested various effective ways to mitigate the causes of project failure. Perform Risk Management. Consider introducing risk management measures such as simulations and predictions to be ready for the bottlenecks that might compromise your projects in the future. Read more: How to Ensure Project Success: Risk Management Matters.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Should I Join the PMI/APM etc and Take their Qualifications? There's more to membership of PMI, APM, IAPM and other than the qualification, of course. The PMI is the Biggest Player, Globally. But, internationally, there is one association that is bigger, better-known, and more valued by employers: the Project Management Institute (PMI). So, should you seek one of the PMI's qualifications? The PMI. How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps].

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Risk: Uncertainties that may be encountered in implementation. Later, my dissertation topic would be condensed into a book titled The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned that won the 2012 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Cleland Award. A survey could be created that drives a visual dashboard of all team members participating in a specific initiative. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

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Challenging the C-Level Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

It said, ‘Leadership support is the most important factor in successful strategy execution, yet a substantial number of survey respondents indicate that the C-suite is insufficiently involved’. The workshop will explore the true value of your strategic change portfolio (projects) – which will probably be bigger than you think – and will explain why it, you and your organisation are at real risk of failure (and wasting a lot of that financial investment).

10 Project Management Hacks Every Project Manager Should Know

The Squad Report

A KPMG survey of 100 businesses reported 70% of organizations faced at least one project failure in the year 2010 alone. Which is why we have gathered 10 Project Management hacks you should have known and can still use in the future: Automate your project management methodologies ​ KPMG’s Project Management Survey 2017 reported 80% of organizations, use more than one project management methodology. They say it’s never too late.