In Part 1, you committed to getting in shape for the CAPM/PMP exam. Now you’re back and ready to start getting a little more serious. This second article of the series will show that the tough work doesn’t have to hurt as we ease in with a look at process groups.
This practical article re-launches the popular series of “getting in shape” to write either the CAPM or PMP exam. Self-improvement in today’s stressful business climate is critical to your overall health. This is the first step to the new (certified) you!
There are really two major career paths to follow in the world of financial services project management--pursue the role of Corporate Project Manager or Consultant Project Manager. For the latter track, it is broken down further into two roles. In this article, we will examine the pros and cons of being an Independent Consultant.
The availability of certification opportunities should not stop project managers from taking advantage of the most valuable of all the training that they can get: organizational culture training. So what should organizations and PMOs do to make their project managers much more savvy in addressing the corporate culture booby traps?
Are you in a position where you think you or your staff need project management training but aren’t sure where to start? Are you somewhat frustrated at the result? In this article, we will explore some of the basic things to consider when looking at the plethora of project management training courses and programs available.
In order to better evaluate a career in project management consulting, one should first step back and understand the different types of PM consultant roles. In this second installment in a series of three, we discuss the pros and cons of the firm-based project management consultant--and how they can enhance an organization's strategy.
Philanthropy is, in many cases, what project managers do every day. If we are honest about ourselves and our teams, we will recognize that giving our time to make life easier for our teams and customers is the normal business of a project manager. But how can we meaningfully reflect on ourselves?
All of us have the ability to give freely of our knowledge in a corporate setting. Is that what some organizations would consider to be true knowledge philanthropy? How can we extend this concept to our working lives?
Project management develops a strong skill set in communication, organization, planning, goal setting and leadership. All of these can be applied to help individuals and organizations improve the way they operate and approach challenges.
Is the vision millennials have of ideal employment truly unique to their generation? What can an organization do to attract and retain them? Creating an organization that is friendly to volunteers may be the answer.
This Telephone Reference Check Template will help you checking references in a consistent way, asking the same questions of each former employer/reference so that you have comparative data to work with at the end of the process.