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Creating and Capturing Value – More than just Cost Reduction

by Iain Fraser
June 14, 2018 | 60:56 | Views: 5,615 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.41 / 5

Clarifying and widening the status quo around value, especially at the enterprise level. This webinar aims to offer an explanation of value management that goes beyond the notion of value engineering and process-based tools.

EDM: Earned Duration Management a Novel Approach

by Homayoun Khamooshi
April 29, 2014 | 62:47 | Views: 482 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.67 / 5

The concept of schedule monitoring and control as one of the most important functions of project management has not been fully exploited. That could stem from the dominance of Earned Value Management Systems which use cost indicators to measure schedule preformance. This can be misleading. In contrast to Earned Value and Earned Schedule, the authors have developed the Earned Duration Management (EDM) which uses certain indices to measure progress and performance of schedule and cost.

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Project Budget Worksheet

PREMIUM deliverable
by Mariano Morales-Arce Campos

Get help estimating your project budget with this Excel worksheet and accompanying instructions. The worksheet contains US, UK, Spanish and Catalan options.

Risk Management Log and Budget Allocation Worksheet

PREMIUM deliverable
by Khaled Istanbouli

Use this risk log and accompanying budget allocation worksheet to help keep track of all risks and their corresponding impacts, triggers, response strategies and contingency plans.

Project Charter

PREMIUM deliverable
by Cynthia Snyder Dionisio

The Project Charter formally authorizes a project or phase. It defines the reason for the project and assigns a project manager—and the PM's authority level. The content of the Charter should describe the project in high-level terms. This revised deliverable is from A Project Manager's Book of Forms - Third Edition (A Companion to the PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition).

Project Status Update (Presentation) (Korean Translation)

PREMIUM presentation
by Daniel Grzybek

이 프리젠 테이션 템플릿은 중대형 프로젝트 또는 동일한 이해 관계자가있는 여러 프로젝트를보고하는 데 사용되는 공식적인 고객 대응 현황 보고서입니다.

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Efficient Project Team Consolidation in Post-Merger Companies

by Nat Schatz

When evaluating the acquisition of a company, many organizations emphasize the financial aspects but downplay facets of the consolidation dealing with project execution. This paper examines the major considerations and discusses how to improve the integration process to avoid negative impact.

Project Management Tattoos That Don’t Wash Off (Part 1)

by Roger Kent, PMP, PMI-ACP

Getting a tattoo is an act of meaning. You get “inked” to help you remember something: an idea, a person, an inspiration. What PM tattoos should you consider to help you on your road to success?

Project Constraints on a Journey Toward Being Agile

by Pawan Rai

Every project manager is familiar with the project management triangle, comprised of scope, time and cost. Quality, resources and risk are additional factors that must be accounted for to achieve project success. The focus here is to understand how these constraints are still relevant in the age of agile.

Topic Teasers Vol. 105: Strategic Analysis for Typical and Non-Typical Projects

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: With the new emphasis on strategic and business skills for project managers, I know I should do some more concrete analysis of project success. But the projects I do are non-typical, and the “success” is more difficult to measure than number of units sold or even the profit margin. How can I calculate value in a more intangible environment?

Leveraging ROI Methodology in the Public Sector

by Vinod Kumar Paidakula

In order to maintain the same level of service to citizens, federal and state agencies need to increase efficiency by applying innovative techniques such as the return on investment methodology. This article aims to provide an introduction to ROI methodology and provides an example of how the public sector can make its processes more effective by applying it.

The 10 Secrets of Customer Dispute Management: 'Compromise'

by Kevin Joyce

In business, disputes happen. They are an unfortunate, but inevitable, consequence of the financial interests of the supplier and the customer. What happens when we, as project managers, are faced with a customer who says they are not happy, who refuses to pay or who threatens legal action? What steps can we take to address this challenge?

The Agile Budget Conundrum

by Joe Ballard

Companies have embraced agile over waterfall for managing projects. But for all the hoopla around Scrum and sprints, one area of the business has resisted agile because it means it must change the way it operates.

Cost Estimating: Budget Formation Principles

by Bernardo Antunes

Are you armed with an accurate budget? This article aims to highlight the main principles of budget estimates for projects, looking at basic principles to help you stay on target.

Design Your Status Report for an Audience of Leaders

by Joe Wynne

When you think of the leaders who look at your status reports as users, the look and feel of the report you use may be inadequate. Give leaders the information they need in a compelling manner by using design thinking to make improvements in how information is presented.

Project Performance Reporting

by Allen Chilmeran, PMP

Project-status reporting is intended to enable decision makers to make informed decisions that will increase the chances of achieving a favorable outcome. The process of establishing an effective and proactive reporting system that ensures engagement of the project executive team is discussed here.


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