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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016

30 June 2016 | 9 AM to 5 PM ET | 6 PDUS | Online | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies. Register today!

Upcoming Webinars

On-demand Webinars

Parents as the Purveyors of Project Managers

on-demand webinar
by Chris Greco

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.

Design Thinking & Project Management

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Bruce Gay

This webinar will review the benefits of incorporating design on projects and provide a high-level overview of methods and tools.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

PMI-PBA Certification Hours Worksheet

by Rich Larson

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.

Employee Feedback Planner

PREMIUM deliverable

Use this form to prepare and organize more useful feedback for team members and other people involved in your team.

Communication Skills Evaluation


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.

Learn From Others

Succeeding with the Instructional Design Specialty

by Joe Wynne

Working with certain specialty functions may require you to adjust the project management process you use. The instructional design specialty, for example, can only be integrated successfully into your project work plan if you follow its process and create a hybrid work plan.

Are You Overqualified, or Are They Just 'Not Ready'?

by Grace Willis, PMP, CSM

Has the world has gone mad? How are hiring managers allowed to proceed without any checks or balances in the system? Who is accountable? One PM shares her experiences on the job-search path, and advises us to invest in ourselves.

Lifting the Hood on Project Management: Tweak, Tune & Tailor

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

How do you think about your approach to project management? Is it something well defined and fixed? Is it evolving and flexible? Is it mystical and incomprehensible? Or is it so innate and ingrained that you don’t even think about it? It’s an important question to consider, and one we don’t necessarily explore very often.

Mentor and Mentee: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership

by Mike Donoghue

An established project manager has a great deal to offer an organization—not the least of which is their ability to mentor newer members of the profession and teach them how to practice their skills in an active work environment. But it's a position of responsibility that also needs to be evaluated on many levels by each individual PM to determine how ready they are for the exercise.

A Tale of 2 PM Careers

by Bruce Garrod

How can two very different paths lead to a similar career destination? This experienced PM offers his reflections on how two very experienced project managers took very different routes to the same ultimate destination.

How to Break into Product Management

by Bruce Harpham

Product managers perform many of the activities commonly associated with traditional project work. But product managers have additional responsibilities that may be unfamiliar to project managers, such as marketing, pricing and business strategy. Let's take a look at the trends of this career path.

Four Things Every Project Manager Must Have

by John A. Ariyo, MA, PMP

What or who makes a good project manager? This experienced practitioner has come to the conclusion that there are four things that will forever define a good PM. Do you exhibit these traits?

Not a Career for the Weak: Insights with James Brown

by Vincent Chukwuemeka

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.

Why Project Management?

by Andy Jordan

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?

Back to School: How Employees and Employers Benefit

by Mike Donoghue

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?

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