To be a capable generalist requires reframing our own self-perception—and how we communicate our abilities and shape the perception of others. The value of the generalist is not about having wells of expertise in a broad array of domains. Success as a generalist instead requires three very specific talents...
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The 3rd annual PMI Talent & Technology Virtual Symposium will equip participants with the skills to address current challenges and the roadmap to guide them through the constant change of the future. Our lineup of speakers will examine the ways in which project professionals have responded to crisis and share lessons to evolve beyond it.
We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.
Join us for PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019! This virtual event will explore the latest trends in business analysis and provide you with the insights, resources, and tools to advance your career and enhance project success.
Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities: Building a High-Performing Team
This is in the sixth installment in an 8-part webinar series, Strategies for Developing the Most Sought-After Leadership Qualities, presented by Uri Galimidi. This series focuses on eight critical leadership skills that will help Project Managers become more accomplished professionals.
Chances are that you work on at least one virtual team. The obstacles to performance are many: time zone differences, matrix management, the blurring of the work/life boundary, and cultural differences. This webinar will summarize issues with virtual teams and offer possible solutions.
Save Time With Tools And Templates
No matter where you are on the career ladder, consider creating a roadmap for moving forward by comparing your current state to the requirements needed to achieve your career goals—and then identify the actions you need to take to make it all happen. Use this template in conjunction with the article What’s Your Career Plan?
Use this Excel sheet as a quick reference when studying inputs; tools and techniques; and outputs from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. It categorizes them by chapter, process group and knowledge area.
Use this Excel sheet as a quick reference when studying tools and techniques from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. It categorizes them by type and cross-references by knowledge area.
Utilice esta hoja de Excel como una referencia rápida cuando estudie herramientas y técnicas de la A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. Los clasifica por tipo y las referencias cruzadas por área de conocimiento.
How do you go about assessing where you are in your level of maturity when it comes to The PMI Talent Triangle® skills? A good place to start is by assessing your maturity level on many skills. Use this template in tandem with the article Taking Stock in Your PM Skills Maturity.
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As project managers, most of our days become very busy as urgent tasks pile up. This can be rather overwhelming. Where do you even start? Take a deep breath and practice these six time-management hacks.
There are four stages or levels of competency in a project manager’s development. By understanding and recognizing them, you can help others on their journey and take charge of your own. Here is an explanation of this model that can be used in many situations and disciplines.
In today’s world, what exactly does a great project manager look like in terms of skills and abilities? That’s not an easy question to answer, especially as we all grapple with the pandemic.
The PMP® exam is a strenuous undertaking—and like any project, may not culminate in a successful outcome. Sharing some of her own lessons learned, this PM provides insights on how to overhaul your study and test-taking approach to pass on your next try.
If you are struggling to get work done from home, do not feel bad. This practitioner's procrastination, short attention span and penchant for anything but work were as bad as it gets. Yet he is now more productive than ever after making some key changes.
We're facing disruption like never before, with massive job losses and entire industries shut down. As a project manager, look for ways to protect and grow your most important economic asset—your skills and connections. Use these four tips as a starting point.
Question: To hear the news, I’m concerned about my job. Will most of us be working from home in the future? While it has its perks, I’m not sure it is the optimum work environment for the types of projects I do. Many of my friends love it. I’m just confused about what I should do to prepare myself to do my best right now—and at the same time get ready for a potential repositioning of what a normal workday will look like.
Many of us have experiences working in crisis project management, but nothing approaching the scale of what the world is now going through. Here, a seasoned practitioner tries to offer a message of hope.
Panic-fueled activities are unlikely to help yourself or others. Worse, panic can paralyze us from taking action of any kind. To help you become more proactive in this age of COVID-19, let's look at a few ways project managers can choose to keep moving.
In the nonprofit sector, where all ideal resources may not be available, the benefits of leaders with Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is increasingly being recognized. Explore the reasons to support PMP certification for nonprofit leaders and how the competencies attained can add value for organizations.
Most companies have asked their employees and vendors to work remotely for a period. For some of us, it is likely having a temporary impact on projects, employee productivity and team collaboration. Here are some tips this PM has found helpful over his years working virtually.
In order to maintain focus on your project's purpose and add real value, it's important to do a regular introspective exercise. Regularly answering these eight questions will better equip you to solve everyday problems—and become energized and focused to develop an outcome in line with stakeholder expectations.
According to recent PMI research, the trend is for project leaders to show technology prowess and customer knowledge. The information you need to build the necessary expertise is right in front of you. You just have to know how to access it on the job.
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