Many people who get the opportunity to work from home suddenly find themselves faced with a host of new issues. Finding the right discipline and work/life balance is a fine art and needs some practice. Here are five tips that can help you be productive.
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The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium is back for the second year! This virtual event will explore the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management profession across industries. Participants will gain an understanding of how to better position themselves for growth and to identify talent for their project teams. Register today!
The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018 is the fusion of two prior events, the Internet Systems & Technologies Symposium, and the Talent Management Conference. The new event focuses on the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management discipline and careers. Participants will better understand how emerging technologies affect their career and skills progression, as well as the evolving needs of hiring managers as they seek out top project management talent.
Risk, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things—as technology transforms project management, PM professionals are either ahead of the game, or falling behind. Stay current and competitive with the 2017 PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium. Exclusive to PMI members, this free, virtual event delivers a full day of intelligence on innovation and its impact on your PM career. • Gain insight into the tech-driven trends disrupting our industry, without leaving your desk • Network with the PMI global community while developing the skills organizations are looking for today—and tomorrow • Earn 6 PDUs • Get actionable intelligence you will not find anywhere else, tailored specifically for project and program managers Register today— Here are more details on sessions and speakers.
The temporary, unique nature of the project management environment increases the challenges of management and its leadership function because the project manager typically has little to no authority or asset ownership. This dynamic places a premium on influence-based leadership. So how does a project manager develop an influence-based leadership style? By examining an environment extremely similar to the project management environment - the military environment!
The world is becoming a difficult place to work as a Project Manager. We're working globally, across time zones and cultures, with new technology, and industries and projects are losing money at a staggering rate. We need to adapt.
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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.
Use this practitioner-contributed guide for help studying concepts presented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition.
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What is a project manager that values their sanity and ability to deliver value to do? We want to be available, but we also need to do the work. If we are going to consistently deliver successfully, we need a strategy.
How to be a Chameleon in Your Project: Changing Your Management Style to Lead a Successful Project Q&Aby
The webinar How to be a Chameleon in Your Project: Changing Your Management Style to Lead a Successful Project received so much feedback, we didn’t have time to cover everything! The discussion continued afterward, and here Emily covers some additional questions and answers that came out of her presentation.
What does disruption mean for project managers? Without your input and leadership, your career and organization are going to suffer from disruption. Use these tips to take advantage of this opportunity.
Do you know how to plot the next step in your career—and what will be best for your long-term worth? In this article, the author takes you through a few steps to ensure your profitability and worth in an ever-increasing competitive landscape.
We need to recognize that the role of the project manager has been and is still under a great deal of scrutiny. Some of the critiques against us have elements of truth in them. How do we realize the vision of “staying relevant and competitive” as given to us through the PMI Talent Triangle®?
There is no single way to manage all projects. We need to adapt, observe, experiment with new techniques, and above all be patient and excel in communication skills in order to get things done. Here are 12 tips to help you improve your craft.
Does coming from a technical background—or making the effort to learn technical concepts—help you while managing and delivering projects? (Spoiler alert: Yes! Find out why...)
How often do people go off for a few a days to a training event and then return to work, struggle to apply what they have learned, eventually forgetting it in a matter of months? The author explains why his experience supports a blended-learning approach mixing standard training, custom training, e-learning, coaching, and communities of practice to produce the best results.
In the final installment of his series, our nomad closes his life on the road and faces re-entry as an anchored project manager—a sometimes-challenging process that is filled with five potential stages.
Successful networking is a fine art. How can you thrive? How can you make the most of your potential contacts? In this article, the author shares some tips to help you on your networking journey.
Markets, technologies and society have changed—as has the work and economic environments that we all operate in. Are program and project management sustainable given the current and projected changes that are likely to occur in the not-so-distant future?
Individuals have a lot more control over their career path than they did in the past, but not everyone is fully taking advantage of that opportunity. It’s time for the next step—a move to proactive career development.
As a project manager, you are focused on sustaining key variables such as your project, your client’s business, your profession and your career. In this article, we look at several of these variables and suggest that there are different approaches to evaluating how you are doing.
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