A few years ago, this current PMP had no idea what project management even was--but after being thrown into the role of project lead, that all changed. His journey to project management was not a typical one...
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Research demonstrates that as many as 60% of IT projects fail in some area. Whilst the causes of project failure are well documented, the impact that these failures can have on a Project Manager, is a topic that is less frequently discussed. Although people might not always feel comfortable talking about how they respond when a project fails, as Project Manager's we are likely to be faced with situations in our careers where things don’t go as expecte
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Project management is heading for a fork in the road--you need to approach it with your eyes open and be prepared for change. Here we look at how different “arms” of project management are going to develop as distinct disciplines--and how we can make sure that we have the skills necessary to end up on the side that we want.
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There were sessions galore, knowledge from all corners of the globe and vital in-person networking opportunities. There were also peanut butter cups, free pins and an unexpected emergency that prompted efforts illustrating disaster recovery at its finest. Take a trip back to the 2014 PMI Global Congress--and take away more valuable lessons from a PM who was in the heart of it all.
Project managers are the most humble of all superheroes, but maybe it’s about time to show the world the color of our capes. What better time than International Project Management Day to acknowledge how awesome we are?
Many project managers are not required to build a quality management section into their project plans. PMI knows that and sometimes exploits the lack of practical experience during the CAPM-PMP exam. This article continues the theme of comparing getting physically fit with getting ready for the certification exam.
The reality is there are no shortcuts to personal fitness--or PMP exam preparation. In this article, the seven processes in the Project Time Management knowledge area will be explored—using a different approach that might save you a few minutes!
There isn't a single best way for everyone to study--people have different needs and learning styles, so using multiple methods will likely bring the quickest comprehension. To help formulate the optimal blend, let’s review the main pros and cons of each available approach to help create a personal study plan.
The latest in the ongoing series of articles helping you get “PMP fit” explores the often avoided Project Cost Management knowledge area. To paraphrase a well-known company, just get at it. When you have read this article and completed your studying, you may well be asking yourself why you were so concerned about it…
During a time of ever-increasing productivity needs, training should be extremely focused to ensure high return on investment. It seems important, therefore, to focus on a few key competencies rather than an all-encompassing set of competencies that are needed in different situations.
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