Vincent Chukwuemeka, the Director of Membership at the PMI Central Iowa chapter, recently interviewed James Brown, who lives and works in Central Iowa. Brown is a Director within the Platform Management organization for DuPont, and has eight PMI certifications. He took time out of his schedule to offer valuable insights and career advice.
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This webinar focuses on parents as both project managers, and the providers of future project managers (children). The cases presented are based on real life examples of successful and failed projects and how they helped a prospective project manager learn from those projects.
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Very often, we are asked to fulfill multiple roles within one project. What happens when you have an objective conflict between the different roles you are responsible for?
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Thinking of getting your PMI Professional in Business Analysis certification? This PBA application worksheet helps candidates organize their experience and education hours for applying for the PBA. It is practical and valuable for candidates to compile their hours before applying.
Whether you're a part of the gantthead Leadership Interest Group or not, this self-assessment will help you evaluate your skills--and find areas for improvement.
Use this form to prepare and organize more useful feedback for team members and other people involved in your team.
Use this outline to help build a successful alignment and allocation of your team for your project and its initiatives.
Communication is a vital tool that any candidate for employment must demonstrate. Use these questions and suggestions to help evaluate candidates' written and oral communication skills.
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What or who makes a good project manager? This experienced professional has come to the conclusion that there are four things that will forever define a good PM. Do you exhibit these traits?
With more competition for jobs has come an increased interest in how companies want to invest in their workforce. This means that companies are improving their school reimbursement programs and promoting them as a way in which to both attract and nurture talent and enhance skills. Are you?
With the right attitude and basic plan, you can benefit from a variety of training provided free by your employer. You may even be missing some options—even though they are right under your nose.
At some time or another, all of us will be asked to provide potential project managers with advice on the profession. Are we doing that in a way that actually helps?
In many career areas, the project management skillset is mostly an add-on to a primary expertise. This is not a good or bad thing—it’s just a fact of which to be aware. So how does a proud project manager handle such an environment to advance his or her career?
Has PMI’s recent refocus on the Talent Triangle™ changed how you perceive your career? Should it? Your opportunity to diversify is now increased, and that is something this writer believes you can leverage.
It’s an odd thing to do, choosing a career in project management. If we’re really honest, it’s a haphazard wander through reality, figuring out how to best keep moving forward and learning the skills that we need to keep our heads above water. But it doesn't have to be.
Despite our culture’s obsession with innovation and change, much career advancement fundamentally comes down to timeless strategies and skills. Use these strategies and examples to build your career development...
The certification debate continues within the project management community. What is the return on investment of certification? To answer that question, let’s look at opinions and opposing sides from various experts.
Even if you have been a project manager for some time, you can always find something new to jump into and make a splash. The future is wide open...
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