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Earned Value Management Systems - Lesson 1 of 2

by Henrique Nuno Saavedra Lemos de Moura
September 21, 2016 | 59:17 | Views: 1,082 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.82 / 7

The webinar is the first of two lessons and will provide an overview of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

Customer Satisfaction - Gaining Valuable Insights for Stakeholder Management

by Benjamin Govindsamy 
July 13, 2016 | 63:45 | Views: 2,044 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.50 / 7

We have all been placed in the position of being a customer and having experienced varying degrees of satisfaction. We may have even envisioned what ideal service should resemble, yet grappled with how service experiences often fall short of our expectations. This presentation will explore customer satisfaction in the world of project management.

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Non-Conformance Report (NCR)

by Sameh Nasr

Need to document a non-conformance identified in a quality audit or other process review? This form helps you document the problem so that corrective action can be initiated. To be signed by the resident engineer, quality manager and contractor.

Project Records Workbook Template

by Chetan Katar

The project workbook allows project managers, team members, sponsors, and stakeholders to easily track and monitor project activities. Any of these worksheets can easily be broken out into separate documents. This workbook contains templates for Input Data, Minicharter, Status Report, Budget, CBA, Risks, Issues, Action Items, Milestones, WBS, Roster, R&R, RAM, RCM, A&C, Decision Log, Communication Plan, Stakeholder Analysis, Expectations, Change Log, DAL, PERT, Delphi, TimeSum and Qual Metrics.

Material Checklist

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by Rami Kaibni

This material checklist and signoff form can be used for any type of material inspection. It is widely used in construction under the quality control process, but can be adapted for other non-construction areas.

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How Building Information Modeling (BIM) Can Help Project Managers

by Saad Al Jabri

Building information modeling (BIM) has grown tremendously in just a few years. Meanwhile, factors are pushing the construction world to innovate opportunities for improving efficiency and productivity. In this scenario in any project, the project manager has the overall responsibility for project success.

Developing a Good Analytics Governance Framework

by Sangram Bhaskar Aglave

The objective of governance is benefits realization, risk optimization and resource optimization. A good governance framework can help a performing organization develop a more holistic approach toward analytics.

WBS: A Building Block of Sound Project Management

by Jon Quigley, Kim H. Pries

The work breakdown structure is fundamental to project execution. When we expend insufficient time and develop inadequate detail on the WBS, the project will yield poor results and we can expect to see last-minute identification of critical elements. Here we look in greater detail at this essential tool.

Overcoming Agile Testing Inertia with Mind Maps

by Paul Carvalho

When teams transition to agile development and the QA/testers continue to follow the same testing processes and tools they used before joining the agile team, you're asking for trouble. In this article, we contrast agile and traditional testing--and give an example of how a mind map can facilitate the testing process.

High-Impact Project Mistakes and Remedies

by Partha S. Ghose, PMP

Projects are the manifestations of scores of complex, unique activities that vary from project to project and industry to industry. But there are certain serious mistakes that are common in nature, and that are committed in many large projects. Learn how to deal with seven such major issues that are generally prevalent in almost all projects.

A Whole New World

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

When technology shifts, you need to learn how to move into a new world. It can be frightening at times, but if you choose your path carefully, you can find new adventures and rewards. Keep these tips in mind.

Project Workflow Framework: An Error-Free Project Management Environment

by Dan Epstein

The project workflow framework enables even the inexperienced project manager to use detailed step-by-step guidance, examples, tools and practical advice, freeing experienced project managers to manage programs and portfolios and promoting better use of project resources to reduce the cost of projects across all industries.

Project Management and Business Value Creation

by Diego Escobar

Project managers must ensure that projects are aligned with business strategy and value creation for their company and its shareholders. The author demonstrates the importance of the bridge between the business and project worlds, even when there is not a clear link between their objectives. But one objective always remains the same: to create economic value.

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