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PMI® Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019

13 November 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm ET (doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online

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.

PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2019

June 12, 2019 | Online

The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2019 explores 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.

PMXPO 2019

March 21, 2019 | Online

Now on demand! We kick off the 12th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition with some spectacular speakers and game-changing sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project. Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, this is an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs, and broaden your perspective on project management.

Upcoming Webinars

The Secrets to Conducting an Effective Project Kickoff Meeting

Dec 18, 2019 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

The truth is that a project kickoff meeting can make or break a project. Done well, the kickoff meeting can set the project on a path for success, but a nightmare kickoff meeting can wreak havoc for months to come. These are a few simple secrets that can make a huge difference in the effectiveness of your next project kickoff meeting. If you're already familiar with kickoff meetings, no worries. This presentation isn't a soup to nuts overview of how to run a kickoff meeting. Instead, we'll identify several specific techniques that you can throw into your bag of tricks to avoid common pitfalls and move your kickoff meetings from good to great!

On-demand Webinars

All Things Project Management: Navigating PMI’s Knowledge Resources

by Mark Krob, Shari Rathet, Crystal Sloat, Mary Quill
November 19, 2019 | 58:21 | Views: 212 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.46 / 5

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 search function and how to make your own contribution to this valuable collection and share your expertise with other practitioners.

Project Management with The Living Organization®

by Vitaly Geyman
October 02, 2019 | 57:02 | Views: 2,639 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.44 / 5

At their best, Project Managers are great leaders. A leader’s prime responsibility is to produce positive results. In developing The Living Organization ® operating system, we have reverse engineered how the best leaders create lasting impact with less effort than most others. In this presentation, we reveal the secret source of such leaders and provide practical examples of how project managers can integrate it into their daily practice.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

Career Assessment Template

by Michael Wood

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?

ITTO Reference List

by Sankameeswaran Shunmugasundaram

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.

Tools & Techniques Study Sheet

by Beatriz Peinado

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.

Tools & Techniques Study Sheet (Spanish)

by Beatriz Peinado

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.

Learn From Others

The Need for Care in Project Management Philanthropy

by Andy Jordan

Volunteering as a project manager is an extremely valuable contribution, but it does come with a few risks. Learn how to maximize the reward and minimize the risk in your next philanthropic endeavor.

Fostering Innovation: Bringing the Heat

by Michael Huber

Using unique approaches to problem solving can lift us up to become better people by using our inner passions and focus on self-improvement as a motivator. As we continue this series on exploring ways to overcome obstacles by use of creative solutions, the author is motivated to continue being open-minded in sharing outside-the-box ways of thinking that can benefit us all.

Anchor Soft Skills to Principled Beliefs

by George Freeman, PMP

When discussing our soft skills, many of us fall back on vague generalities and focus instead on the hard skills we deploy to deliver successful projects. But to differentiate ourselves from our technically qualified peers, we need to make our soft skills a meaningful part of our story by connecting them to principled beliefs.

PM Philanthropy: Going Beyond Managing Projects

by Michael Wood

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.

Learning From Macro-Level Philanthropy

by Andy Jordan

Do large-scale philanthropic initiatives have something to teach us about how portfolio, program and project management gets done?

Being Strategic About Career Development

by Andy Jordan

If you want a successful career in project management in today’s world, you need to develop—and manage—a clear strategy for what you want to achieve. But how many PMs actually do that?

Why 'Chalk and Talk' Is an Obsolete Training Model

by Stephen Biddle, PMP

Project managers have traditionally been trained in the classroom on a dedicated training course. But new learning models have been developed—particularly using technology—that have led to much more effective methods.

5 Major Changes Coming to the PMP® Exam

by Mike Griffiths

Some fundamental changes are coming to the PMP® exam. Currently slated for July 2020, the content and composition of the exam will be completely revamped. Here are five things you need to know.

Breaking Free of Job Title Labels

by Andy Jordan

When pursuing your career, you have to be the one in charge—you can’t allow the label others put on you to define your abilities or success. And employers have to support that process.

How to Use Social Media to Showcase Your Skills

by Elizabeth Harrin

Here on, we’re all about connecting professionals and showcasing your skills. So what makes a really good social profile? Learn the tricks to improve your profile, attract employers and build credibility.

The Project Manager's Personal Golden Triangle

by Michael Hanafin

We’re all familiar with the golden triangle/triple constraint of scope, time and cost management. But is there an equivalent to the golden triangle that can guide us as individuals?

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