PMP® vs. PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

Do you have your PMP® certification, but you're thinking about obtaining another Project Management Institute (PMI) certification? PMI offers eight certifications. What is the PMI-RMP® Certification? The PMI-RMP® is a great complement to the PMP®. PMI-RMP Exam Prep

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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). One thing is clear though, if AI is going to figure highly in the workplace in the very near future, the business strategy and resulting plans need to be in place before any real adoption can start.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

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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10 Easy Ways to Get PDUs & Stay PMI Certified

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.

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

Undoubtedly the chess game is fascinating because it implies deep thinking, strategy, and prediction ability. It is often seen analogous to a business strategy. By knowing the value, it is easier to make decisions about game strategy and placement. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D.

Risk Response Strategies: Full & Revised Roundup

Online PM Courses

Risk response strategies are the basic ways to handle project risks. This article examines all the risk strategies, what they mean, and when to use them. The post Risk Response Strategies: Full & Revised Roundup appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Risk Management contingency escalation mitigation PMBoK PMI risk management risk response risk transfer

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The PMI-SP Certification & uCertify Training Course Review

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the PMI-SP Scheduling Certification? PMI-SP® is the PMI Scheduling Professional credential. What are the PMI-SP® Application Requirements? You can apply for PMI-SP if you meet the application requirements. The uCertify PMI-SP Course. I was given short-term access to the uCertify PMI-SP course. uCertify is a PMI Registered Education Provider. At that point in the course, you have covered all the PMI-SP exam objectives.

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Risk Response Strategies: Full Roundup

Online PM Courses

Risk response strategies are the basic ways you can handle project risks. They are also also one of the areas of project management practice that the PMI updated in the 6th Edition of its Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK ? ). In this article we’ll examine the risk response strategies you have available to you, what they mean, and when you should use them. And we build them from the basic, underlying strategies which I’ll take you through here.

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What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] All we need to do now is execute that strategy! Strategy is not hard to understand: Where is our chosen market? 3] And choosing to perform activities differently, or performing different activities is crucial, otherwise, as Porter said, strategy is just a marketing slogan. [4].

Risk responses which PMI never taught you!

Kiron Bondale

Risk avoidance is an ideal strategy for responding to severe threats – as Mr. Miyagi would have said “Best way to avoid punch, no be there.” Even though there might be strategies to take the pond out of the picture, they unerringly manage to land their ball in it.

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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.

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


The Project Management Institute (PMI) has been conducting surveys, questioning international organizations and project managers on a regular basis since 2006. Source: PMI 2020 Pulse of the Profession Report, page 2 The new decade calls for a paradigm shift in project management.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. Aligning most of the projects and programmes to the organisation’s strategies is one of the most important benefits of implementing organisational portfolio management. Portfolio Management Strategy Execution

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


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 Management Career Q&A – Strategic and Business Management Development

Arras People

PMI has published many reports that highlight the linkages between an organisation’s strategic objectives and how using programmes and projects as a mechanism to achieve those is key. Strategy management, financial planning processes; portfolio management and strategy execution are all areas for consideration. PMI also recommends areas such as competitive analysis; market awareness, trend analysis and business models and structures.

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


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 Report: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Project Management


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. In summing up the report, PMI President and CEO Mark A.

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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. You have to keep yourself out of the detail and lead the Chapter Board, ensuring all Directors are aligned to a common strategy. Being President of PMI UK requires you to travel a lot.

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This Set of Stakeholder Engagement Strategies will Power You up

Online PM Courses

The standard ‘four-box’ approach to deriving stakeholder engagement strategies can easily leave newer project managers believing there are just four basic strategies they can use. In fact, there are many stakeholder engagement strategies you can choose from. But, if you don’t know the full range of strategies, you’ll find yourself responding in too coarse-grained a way. Let’s Set the Scene for Stakeholder Engagement Strategies.

The Confusion Over Risk

Project Risk Coach

Also include your risk response strategies for threats (e.g., 2=Planning PMI-RMP Exam Prep Project Risk ManagementWhy are many project managers confused over risks? Why do some project managers include positive risks in risk management and others do not?

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From The PMI Power Talks [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

Here’s my video diary of the PMI Power Talks this week (about 4 minutes, safe for work). Hosted by the PMI UK Chapter in London, the Power Talks brought together 4 fantastic speakers for an afternoon of discussion and debate focused on strategy execution. collection/53/pmi-strategy-execution-powertalks but it was all afternoon so be prepared to flick through the video as you don’t want to be sitting there for 4 hours.

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Connecting Project Benefits to Business Strategy for Success

Herding Cats

The current PMI Pulse titled Delivering Value: Focus on Benefits during Project Execution provides some guidance on how to manage the benefits side of an IT project. The answer is they come from the Strategy of the IT function. Where is the strategy defined? What are the measures of the outcomes connected to each other and connected to the top level strategy to the strategic needs of the firm. Strategy is Not the Same as Operational Effectiveness.

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How to Get Fired at the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

But perhaps not getting fired is your preferred outcome and, if that is the case, then you might have a challenge or two in the arena of strategy execution since the number one reason CEOs get fired is mismanaging change! speaker PMI pmp project project manager project speaker strategyI am delighted to announce the release of my new book – How to Get Fired at the C-Level: Why Mismanaging Change is the Biggest Risk of All.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

Well it starts with strategy formulation which is no longer the annual exercise it used to be – nowadays it is an ongoing iterative activity. And since each strategy gives birth to one or more projects this adds to the portfolio constantly. level change chief cpo ipma lazy officer peter taylor PMI pmp project presenter project speaker projects strategy

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How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Every so often PMI carry out an assessment of what a project manager does all day. In other words, PMI (or more specifically, the agency contracted to do this work) look at what a project manager actually does day-to-day and link this back to the qualification. This latest analysis from PMI has shown, as is to be expected, that the project manager’s role has evolved. Plus PMI want to put more emphasis on Agile ways of working.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Five Immutable Principles of Project Success , PMI Spring Seminar, 2021, Austin TX. Five Principles of Project Success , PMI, Northern Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Applying Deliverables Based Planning ® To Increase Our Probability of Success , PMI Fort Worth, Chapter Meeting, 15 July 2010. Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline , PMI, Northen Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Strategy.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Program Management for Agile Teams


According to PMI , program management is defined as: “A program is a group of related projects managed in a coordinated manner to obtain benefits not available from managing them individually. Multi Project Management manage a project Process Program Management strategyCongratulations!

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Strategy (#Strategy). Here's how to connect dots between strategy, mission success, programmatics, and technical performance management in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers. Capabilities Based Planning (V2) - Capability-based planning fits naturally with Strategy Based Planning and Business Process Improvement. Five Immutable Principles of Digital Transformation Project Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. Strategy.

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The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

Author: Peter Taylor is a PMO expert who has built and led five global PMOs across several industries and has advised many other organisations on Change and Project strategy. project management Uncategorized apm balance crozdesk ipma lazy people performance petertaylor PMI pmis pmo pmp Process project projectmanagement projectmanager projecttools promotion

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Project Portfolio Management - PMI “Pulse of the Profession” Survey


When the Project Management Institute (PMI) released their “Pulse of the Profession: The High Cost of Low Performance” survey for 2014, I was fascinated by the study’s insights and heartened to see the many places where it validated the KeyedIn Projects “gospel” of effective project portfolio management. The struggle to achieve this is highlighted in the new PMI report. As PMI CEO Mark A.

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute for Learning

In June 2019, the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® announced that significant changes are coming to the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Exam. Remember, if you file online (and most folks do), PMI ® has five calendar days to review your application and notify you if you’re eligible to sit for the exam. Many folks ask, why does PMI have to change the exam? PMI also identified forty-two tasks across all five domains that competent project managers perform.

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

Online PM Courses

Taking an evidence-based approach to planning, strategy-development, and policy-making will lead to more robust decisions, with conscious choices around risk profile. PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Governance Project Risk Management risk culture risk managementA robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process.

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When Projects turn to a Tower of Babel

The Lazy Project Manager

But since this isn’t always possible, a communication strategy needs to be put into place. During the establishment of a communication strategy, we recommend considering the following: Distance: Multinational projects involve teams and stakeholders who are geographically separated and the personal relationship with employees is almost non-existent. Project managers must develop a strategy for providing regular meetings to communicate with certain team members of that time-zone.

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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) Formalized programs and academic infrastructure for project leadership has been established by PMI ® to provide sound guidance on the recommended approach. The PMI website provides information about GAC and the 100+ degree programs that have promoted. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

What did the Project Managers ever do for us?

The Lazy Project Manager

Reports such as PMI’s Pulse of the Profession™ The High Cost of Low Performance can really help here. And the PMI Pulse report concludes with a sobering statement ‘Organizations that have poor project success rates may be forced to manage their projects reactively by tightening deadlines and cutting budgets to achieve their intended results’ and this will only mean less projects, less success, less change delivered, and fewer strategic achievements.

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Project Portfolio Management - PMI “Pulse of the Profession” Survey


When the Project Management Institute (PMI) released their “Pulse of the Profession: The High Cost of Low Performance” survey for 2014, I was fascinated by the study’s insights and heartened to see the many places where it validated the KeyedIn Projects “gospel” of effective project portfolio management. The struggle to achieve this is highlighted in the new PMI report. As PMI CEO Mark A.

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Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

You can check out the PMI one here. With project management, there are options to think about in terms of do you need an overarching qualification, such as the PMI PMP , or is it a very specific technical project management skill, such as risk management ? Adaptive Strategy Execution Programme Project Management Project Management TrainingYou attend a training course, how do you make sure you’re doing everything you can to get the most out of what you are learning?

Earning Strategic PDUs for PMIs Certification


These are the processes; tools & techniques contribute to the larger organizational strategy. Minimum & Maximum Strategic PDUs for PMIs Certification’s: The minimum and maximum Strategic PDUs requirements for each PMI’s certificate are as below: How to earn Strategic PDUS? Strategic PDUs are applicable for any of your PMI certificates. These videos include the following Strategic topics but not limited to: SWOT analysis for strategy development. In this blog.

PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a new report from Strategy Execution, 86% of organisations which are delivering change through programmes and projects struggle to prioritise work streams and resources. Worldwide, those figures account for a 68% uplift in economic activity related to project-oriented work (figures from PMI’s Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027 ). PMO Project Management Strategy Execution

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