For project managers and organizations alike, it’s crucial to know what 2017 has in store. In this article, you will learn about the top project management trends that will create a splash. Let’s look into the crystal ball and predict what's in store...
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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.
This webinar will explore what happens within an Operational Excellence culture change initiative and why it is important to the company and to the project team. Attendees will become equipped with skills to successfully plan to implement Operational Excellence within their department/organization
There are many risk identification techniques that we can use to identify risks and yet brainstorming is the most commonly used technique. Latest research studies into decision making and predictive capabilities give insight on additional techniques and practices which could improve our risk identification rates. What quantitative and quantitative methods should we use to achieve the best results? The focus in this interactive Q&A based session will be on how to improve risk identification rates from around 60% of identified risks to 85% of identified risks.
Microsoft Excel is remains one of the world's most popular business applications for good reason. You can use it to analyze data, create budgets and even build databases. In this webinar, you will learn over a dozen tips and tracks to boost your Excel productivity. This webinar is best for beginner to intermediate Excel users.
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Use this practitioner-contributed guide for help studying concepts presented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) explains process inputs and outputs in a graphical representation, but shows this individually for each process without connecting the processes in a knowledge area in one diagram. This collection of maps not only achieves this, but also has connected all project processes (except the integration processes) in the same diagram with a minimum number of lines crossing. This collection of PDFs includes a diagram of each knowledge area that shows all of the internal connections, and then all are put together in one map. Also included is a Project Integration Management Diagram. Collectively, they serve as a great study aid or a nice refresher for experienced PMs.
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.
Whether you're a part of the gantthead Leadership Interest Group or not, this self-assessment will help you evaluate your skills--and find areas for improvement.
Use this form to prepare and organize more useful feedback for team members and other people involved in your team.
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Building a network pays dividends far surpassing career development. It brings resources together from different backgrounds, helps put out fires and continues to grow with the right plan of attack. This article delves into identifying who is in your network and how to use those connections to grow.
The PMP exam—consisting of 200 questions to be answered within four hours—is definitely a prolonged mental effort. Stamina is a variable many prospective PMPs fail to address in their exam preparation.
Do your team members really believe they can trust you? If this doesn’t strike you as important, you may want to examine your leadership skills. As this practitioner reflects on her actions (and the actions of colleagues that have earned success and failure), she has noticed a pattern....
Organizations whose senior leaders make an effort to coach others achieve higher business results. Project managers should implement coaching methods by improving the four skill sets highlighted in this article: active listening, powerful questions, direct communication and creating awareness. These tools help to solve problems effectively and serve to empower each team member.
How do you become a recognized and respected internal consultant? The answer is not simple due to an organization’s culture, its utilization of external consultants and its project management approach—as well as how the project managers themselves impact how (and if) they are viewed as an internal consultant.
Over the years, this practitioner has found that when working on long-term initiatives or on multi-phase projects that never seem to come to fruition, it is worth doing a few things to stay on track.
HR management is a very complex topic these days. While staffing has always been challenging, acquiring the needed staff with the hot skills in demand today—and with the ambition to stay current—is becoming extremely difficult.
Many of us have been unemployed, facing a stigma during a challenging time of our lives. What can we do to help them find a new job in a very demanding work environment? The PMI Belgium Chapter identified an opportunity to get involved and support some youth.
The verdict is in, and global businesses have recognized the value of professional project management to advance their business outcomes. Now the question is, when is the time to begin teaching project management? Are there advantages to bringing project management skills and knowledge outside of the professional arena and into the classroom?
We all do projects every day at home, school or work. Our life is one big project, and project management is a life skill everyone should learn and sustain...which prompted this PM to help start a pilot program for his daughter's sixth-grade class.
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