When it comes to PM philanthropy, there is more that can be provided to organizations in need beyond serving as a project manager. Helping organizations to become project management self-sufficient may provide a higher calling.
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By Ramiro Rodrigues A good definition of the word “maturity” is the state of people or things that have reached full development. For entities such as business organization ...
Life is busy. It constantly seems like there is more to do than hours in the day. In an always on world, it is easy to run right past the signals telling us to recharge, until we are runni ...
The December PM Network brings an article on Design Thinking What is your opinion about this approach in projects? Is there any advantage to using this approach? ...
Where I am working, it is not allowed to say a PMO is being established because they think it will be directive and have high level of authority, so what other names have you used instead of PMO. ...
In the first in my blog series on Benchmarking I will opens with an introduction to the subject. The material is based on a presentation I gave this year for a PMI UK webinar ...
See below the article I wrote for December PMI Netherlands Chapter Newsletter issue, to be published in the coming days Project Managers strive to meet and exceed expectations of all stakeholders. ...
We all know we have to do risk management on projects. And beyond that, our businesses should have enterprise risk management in place, because… well… it’s the right thing to do. ...
Fully participating members of GTIM Nation know that I like to make references to Star Trek (the original series [TOS], the one that aired before the insufferable introduction of deus ex machina plots ...
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? ...
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.
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.
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Each year, PMIEF honors those excelling in our field with the Kerzner Award for Excellence in Project Management. We had the opportunity to interview last year's winner, Sudhakar Ravada, on how the award helped him advance on his career path.
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!
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.
Partners for Education at Berea College: Using PM Skills to Transform Lives Through Community Serviceby
Read how a community prospered when PMIEF awarded a grant to Partners for Education (PFE) at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky for “The PMIEF – PFE Promising Appalachian Leaders in Service (PALS) Initiative."
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.
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.
Kanban and Kaizen are considered by some teams as the natural evolution from Scrum to an Enterprise Level Agile. While there are few Agile frameworks that adapted Kanban and Kaizen to software development as a scaling up approach, it is little known that these Lean Six Sigma practices originated in manufacturing more than 50 years ago. In fact, the 1990s Agile Enterprise used Kanban and Kaizen at scale for large teams and complex products, proving their utility.
In your day-to-day practice of project management, questions often arise and you need to find the answers. PMI has been publishing articles to help you find solutions since the profession was founded; there are over 9000 articles in the Learning Library alone. Let us help you understand the different types of content available and how to access them, how we have recently improved the PMI.org search function and how to make your own contribution to this valuable collection and share your expertise with other practitioners.
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.
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.
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.
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.