PMI Standards

Apply Now for PMI Standards Consensus Committee

by PMI

PMI is actively seeking individuals from the academic/training, consultant and general interest communities to serve on the PMI Standards Consensus Committee (SCC). Apply before December 13th!

Career Development

Anchor Soft Skills to Principled Beliefs

by George Freeman, PMP

When discussing our soft skills, many of us fall back on vague generalities and focus instead on the hard skills we deploy to deliver successful projects. But to differentiate ourselves from our technically qualified peers, we need to make our soft skills a meaningful part of our story by connecting them to principled beliefs.

Knowledge Shelf

Immunize Your Project from Toxic Team Members

by Wendy Liberko, PMP

Much like a flu shot protects you from a specific strain of the flu, this article presents actionable techniques for project managers to take to immunize their team from the negative effects associated with a toxic member. Learn how to identify and mitigate the contagious spread of toxic behaviors before the risk to your project becomes too great.

Strategy

Develop a Strategy for Automation

by Andy Jordan

Automation represents the next frontier for organizational efficiency and innovation, but leaders must navigate ethical, technological and operational minefields to realize the benefits. Let’s consider some key elements of an automation strategy, including customers, costs, and people.

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featured webinar

The Agile Enterprise: Using TRIZ for Business Teams

by Stelian Roman
November 08, 2019 | 61:04 | Views: 1,836 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.35 / 5

Agile was born from the necessity to adapt product development to market changes. In the 1990s Agile Enterprise, the Agility combined with Lean practices resulted in fast market release of products combined with efficiency delivered by waste reduction and improved development and build processes. Using Lean Six Sigma for innovation brought efficacy and efficiency. In any product development, systematical innovation is crucial to the competitiveness. Although TRIZ (Theory of Solving Inventive Problems) has been developed with special emphasis on manufacturing, it is after all an approach to product development and process improvement. TRIZ proved useful in process problem solving, so it can be useful for all project management issues and activities.

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Critical Thinking

from Project Management Central posted by Luis Branco on

One of the 4 Key Competences for the 21st Century is Critical Thinking. What does critical thinking mean to you? How can it be developed? How important is critical thinking in project management? ...



Build A Deeper Team EQ

by Kerry Goyette

You can move your projects from me to we to why by creating an emotionally intelligent environment that provides recognition, strives for clarity, and equips and empowers your teams.


How Crucial Conversations Lead to Successful Transformation

by Shashank Sinha

The article talks about the myth that you must have strong pre-existing relationships to drive the key changes necessary to transform an organization. What truly helps attain success is having crucial conversations with one and all—one at a time.




Destination Imagination: Teaching Youth the Importance of Project Management

by PMIEF

Ever wonder what your life would have looked like if you learned project management early in life? If you said yes, you’re not alone. We’ve wondered – if we learned PM skills as life skills early on, what would life look like now and how can we help young people today? Find out in this webinar!


Donor Spotlight: Germán Gutiérrez-Pacheco, PMP®

by PMIEF

Gutiérrez-Pacheco has experienced the power of project management throughout his career as an IT systems engineer and manager. But it wasn’t until he took his granddaughter to a PMIEF session on project management and robotics that he saw how easily it could be absorbed by one so young.



PMIEF and Special Olympics Partner to Prepare Youth Leaders

by PMIEF

PMIEF awarded a grant to Special Olympics, Inc. in 2017, which has since strengthened the project management capabilities of Special Olympics’ staff across the globe through in-depth training to support its fundraising, programming and communications.


2019 PMIEF Award Recipient Roundtable

by Michael O'Connor, Angele Diboue, Hentrick Eveluck, Thomas Kasel
December 03, 2019 | 46:11 | Views: 1,065 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.63 / 5

Learn how you can take your career to the next level by applying for a PMIEF award!


WFUNA, PMI and PMIEF: Changing the Lives of Youth Around the World

by Agata Czopek, Caitlin Sullivan, Ka Yi Hui
December 03, 2019 | 45:26 | Views: 1,067 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.43 / 5

Looking to make an impact in your community through project management? Look no further! In this webinar, listen in as Agata Czopek, PMP Vice President of the PMI Switzerland Chapter and PMIEF Liaison and Ka Yi Hui, Director of the PMI Switzerland Chapter share how they hosted a workshop with WFUNA and used their project management skillset for social good.


A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework (Part 6): Stakeholder Management

by Uri Galimidi 
November 12, 2019 | 61:11 | Views: 1,581 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

This is in the sixth installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects. The framework consists of eight key project management areas. This webinar covers Stakeholder Management.


Mastering the Art of Mediation

by Dana Bernstein
November 06, 2019 | 60:14 | Views: 4,060 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.61 / 5

In this webinar, we will discuss how mediation, an alternative dispute-resolution technique, can defuse tensions to make for a more productive work place. Using mediation skills instead of imposing a decision, you will be able to apply communication skills, objectivity, and creativity to help disputants reach their own voluntary solution to the conflict.


The 3 Keys to Sustaining Change

by George Trachilis
November 06, 2019 | 61:08 | Views: 3,316 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.40 / 5

What should you do to ensure lasting change in your organization? George Trachilis, Shingo Research Award winner, explains this is as easy as 1-2-3. However, it is not simple. It requires understanding your true potential as a leader and transferring the same challenge to your students.


The Human Side of Digital Transformation

by Luis Alberto Caceres Villota
November 05, 2019 | 60:28 | Views: 2,439 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.16 / 5

No one loses weight just by wearing gym clothes or acquiring gym equipment. Likewise, dressing an organization with new technologies and exotic tools is not enough to achieve the expected benefits. Could it be even as dangerous as putting roller skates in an elephant? What is needed to ensure lasting results in digital transformation? The key is in the human side.


Martial Arts Principles Applied To Project Management

by Derek Tse
October 31, 2019 | 54:28 | Views: 3,101 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.35 / 5

Martial arts principles are applied to first manage the self, the people around you, and the environment around the people, this is very similar to a project management context, and many of the principle are directly applicable and can lead to more positive experiences and positive outcome. Participants will get a basic understanding of these principles, why they are important in a martial arts context, examples of how they relate to the project management discipline, and how to practice them.



PM for Social Good® 2019 Open House Program Guide!

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The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation is honored to partner with ProjectManagement.com to share an Open House event around the theme of project managers giving back. We're speaking directly to the practitioner community to discuss how you can get involved. This Program Guide shares all you need to know to make the most out of your day—and your career!


User Acceptance Check Sheet

PREMIUM deliverable
by Elok Robert Tee

User acceptance testing of systems and components can be tedious. This simple test check sheet template focuses on test details (test action and expected outcome) and enables stakeholders to minimally record "pass/fail" results with sign-off on test outcomes by authorized testers. Adapt the template to suit your corporate needs.


Project Post-Implementation Review Checklist (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM checklist

このテンプレートは、プロジェクトの結果に焦点を当て、理解するのに役立ちます:技術的な成功、ビジネス上の利点、学んだ教訓。 調査結果は、最終的な調整と調整を行い、プロジェクトを効果的に閉じ、将来のプロジェクトを効果的に実施する組織の能力に貢献するのに役立ちます。




Project HEADWAY: Should I Be Tweeting This?

PREMIUM presentation
by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

This webinar explores what social media can do, what we can do in social media and where we might want to think about drawing the line.


Deliverable Acceptance Document

PREMIUM deliverable
by Nabeel Shahid

Use this Deliverable Acceptance Form to provide verification that your deliverable(s) have been reviewed, accepted and approved by stakeholders, verifying that all work is complete and that the applicable acceptance criteria has been met.


Project Risk Register Log

PREMIUM deliverable
by Theresah Nyantakyi

This Excel file contains a Project Risk Register Log and instructions for each field, including help ranking probability of occurrence, risk impact, risk ranking and risk response.


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