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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

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.

Upcoming Webinars

Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) for Improved Project Performance

Jan 26, 2017 11:00 AM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

Advanced Work Packaging is the Construction Industry Institute’s (CII) newest best practice. AWP is a powerful method for aligning project stakeholders and improving overall project performance. AWP provides recommendations for the complete project lifecycle, including (but not limited to) Front-End Planning and construction execution (WorkFace Planning). In this session, the presenter, an industry member of the CII research team, will provide an overview of: • Advanced Work Packaging, WorkFace Planning and Front-End Planning • The Benefits of Advanced Work Packaging • How Advanced Work Packaging Works • The Critical Factors for Success

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MP4PM-MindmaPping for Project Management – an Introduction

by Markus Klein, PMP
January 17, 2017 | 62:26 | Views: 183 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.52 / 7

In this webinar we will discuss how Mind Mapping could be an integral part of project management and why it is beneficial to project managers. We will end with an introduction to the recently started “MP4PM” initiative.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Lessons Learned Template (Construction)

by Manavasi Ramesh

From the initiation to the closing stages of a project, different problems arise that may or may not affect project cost and schedule outcomes. We must record these in a specific format that will act as a reference document for future projects. This template is prepared considering the activities involved in construction projects, but it can be modified for different project purposes.

Sample Project Charter/Record

by Arassen Chocalingum

This deliverable relates both a project charter and a project record form to be used during the initiating phase of a given project. It gives a high-level overview of the project including the budget, scope, resources and roles and responsibilities.

Simple Project Activity Tracker

by Amol Khairnar

Need help tracking activity status? This template is built for when you have two activities in a phase. You can extend it for multiple activities by adding sheets. You can only perform transactional activities like updating status of an activity, or inserting activity descriptions and dates.

Learn From Others

Overview of Information Security for New and Non-IT Project Managers

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by Rubaiyyaat Aakbar

Information security is all about protection of information and its critical elements (confidentiality, integrity and availability), including the systems and process that use, store and transmit that information. When it comes to information security, what exactly does it mean to us as project managers? This author helps you put the right procedures in place.

Getting It Done: Blame Game

by Grace Willis, PMP, CSM

Look to your organization’s strategy and processes to prevent project failure.

Accepting Unrealistic Deadlines: A Recipe for Disaster

by Muhammad Umais Mulki

Sometimes the temptation to work on an exciting project—and other times the pressure from the business executives to get the business—leads to agreement on unrealistic expectations. This article discusses the mistake of agreeing to unrealistic timelines and suggests a few ways on how this can be avoided—and the project kept under reasonable control.

I Enjoy Re-Inventing the Wheel

by Michel Wagner, PMP

Everyone should aim to increase their knowledge and remain up to date with the latest practices. This is key for career progression and personal growth. Review what you have learned before, find some re-usable material from colleagues, forums and other sources of knowledge such as conferences. This is how “reinventing the wheel” is of real benefit.

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