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Aligning PMI®’s PMBOK® Fifth Edition to Lean Six Sigma DMAIC

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by Rod Baxter

If you are a leader, sponsor, or coach, this is a must-attend, high-energy webinar on how to ensure success of the execution of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) DMAIC projects. While the tools and approaches used in the LSS DMAIC methodology are typically understood and utilized during project execution, the rigor of project management practices is not.

Preparing for the PMI-RMP Examination

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by Dr. David Drummonds

"Are you thinking about sitting for the PMI-RMP® examination? Excellent! Those with the certification form an elite group of about 2700 members in the project management community. If you have already decided to sit for the exam, you may be wondering how to prepare. Join this webinar to learn how one of our colleagues recently passed the examination the first time.

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Aligning PMI®’s PMBOK® Fifth Edition to Lean Six Sigma DMAIC

Aug 12, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

If you are a leader, sponsor, or coach, this is a must-attend, high-energy webinar on how to ensure success of the execution of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) DMAIC projects. While the tools and approaches used in the LSS DMAIC methodology are typically understood and utilized during project execution, the rigor of project management practices is not.

Learn From Others

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.

Talent Reinvention?

by Andy Jordan

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.

Project Management – Fast and Slow

by Klaus Nielsen, MBA, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, PMP

How do the biases, effects, fallacies, illusions and neglects outlined in Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow (2013) affect decision making? By applying Kahneman to the Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK® Guide, the author illustrates how project managers can mitigate the effects of irrational thinking.

Assumptions Analysis

by Stacy King

The application of assumptions analysis aids in the prevention of unnecessary work within the planning process group, which has an overall positive time and cost impact on the remaining process groups. Utilizing assumptions analysis lays the foundation for teaching the impact of prevention early on in the project's lifecycle.

Resolving Conflict in Project Management

by Syed Moiz

All conflicts—no matter how big or small—are harmful to projects. They all impact time, cost and our credibility. Let's bring into focus the importance of managing conflicts to ensure that our projects succeed.

Logical Test Taking

by Randal Gosch, PMP

Despite participating in prep courses, boot camps and other forms of study for certification exams, many people have test anxiety. Follow the author’s suggestions on the day of the test, both before the actual test, as well as during the test, to reduce the stress involved in test taking.

Does Certification Limit Learning?

by Mike Griffiths

It seems ironic, but this practitioner wonders if the process of creating a curriculum and multiple choice-based testing procedure leads to an over-simplification of the subject matter and inhibits learning. Maybe it is the process of creating a credential or people’s inbuilt desire to simplify ideas, but we seem to have lost practical project management guidance on dealing with uncertainty.

After-Hours Ethics

by Bruce Garrod

PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct states: “We set high standards for ourselves and we aspire to meet these standards in all aspects of our lives--at work, at home, and in service to our profession.” But what exactly does “at home and in service to our profession” mean?

Establishing a PMO: Tips to Remember

by Fagun Garg

Many companies don’t have a PMO--and want to start one. But it’s tough for them to decide how to do that--and which tools or software to use, as there are so many options. In this article, the author tries to help solve this problem.


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