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PMXPO 2020

March 26, 2020 | online

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.

PMI® Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019

November 13, 2019 | 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.

On-demand Webinars

Project Manager Expertise, Experience, and Career Development

by Timothy Brandon
May 04, 2022 | 62:21 | Views: 2,157 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.36 / 5

Where we stand today and how we may influence tomorrow Dr. Brandon will share highlights from his recent research study exploring the key expertise, experience and career development factors which contribute to overall project manager competency and project success. The objective is to offer insights into how project managers rated their skill levels, provide an easy assessment tool, and recommend ways for project managers and leadership to enhance levels of expertise and accelerate professional development.

Is Project Management The Right Career For You?

by Antonio Nieto, Yasmina Khelifi
April 22, 2022 | 60:35 | Views: 4,940 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive disruptions globally. According to several studies, governments will spend more than $10 trillion on reconstruction projects in the next 10 years. This means there will be millions of projects — more than ever — put into production within the decade, and each will require a project manager. Project management jobs are already aplenty. Do a quick search on LinkedIn and thousands of roles will pop into your feed. To the point, we did a search while writing this article and found more than half a million openings in the United States alone. These are just a few indicators that the project economy is here to stay. If you’re curious about this career, now is a great time to start learning about the field, what it takes to land a project management role, and if it is the right path for you.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

Personal Leadership Development Plan

PREMIUM deliverable
by Eduard Hernandez

Translate your improvement plans into concrete actions and real results using this simple questionnaire, which helps you chart development focus areas and tie them to situations you encounter on the job. Adjust to fit your situation, and add rows/sections as needed.

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.

Learn From Others

Can You Be a PM Without Loving It?

by Andy Jordan

The career most people pursue requires a compromise, but does project management need to be more than a job? Our craft requires too much commitment from the people doing it—and personal investment in the work. Is it more than just a paycheck to you?

Pursue Your Dreams – There’s a Niche for Everyone

by Andy Jordan

PM skills are in high demand and there’s a supply shortage that’s driving opportunities. In the current working environment, project managers have more ability to control their careers than ever before—and they need to take advantage of that opportunity to achieve everything they want.

How To Spring Clean Your Career, Workspace and Goals

by Bruce Harpham

Setting time aside on a regular basis for cleaning your career and your workspace is especially powerful for project managers. A reset can give you newfound motivation for goals—so follow this seven-step quarterly reset process to make the most of your potential.

4 Core Competencies New PMs Need Training On

by Bruce Garrod

It’s critical for project managers to have, at a minimum, an understanding of the foundations of our craft. Businesses that refuse to invest in this critical skills development may find themselves facing additional project challenges. Focus on these four core competencies to start.

Make Your Mark: Amplifying Women in Project Management

by Grace Najjar

In celebration of International Women’s Day and in recognition of Women’s History Month, PMI recently led a diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) discussion on how women in leadership are shaping their organizational environment, building effective teams and impacting positive business results and performance.

4 Tips for Women in Healthcare...and All of Us

by Dr. Deepa Bhide, PMP

Women in healthcare face unique challenges and stressors in their roller coaster of a career. This professional gives tips from her experience that we can all learn from regardless of our industry.

Earning Respect as a Project Manager & a Woman

by Stephanie Jaeger, PMP, BBA, PMO

Being a woman in a professional world can at times come with challenges. During this project manager's career, she has had encounters that were humiliating, discriminatory or simply embarrassing. But she found a way to let her work speak for itself.

The Danger of Taking Skills for Granted

by Andy Jordan

Project management isn’t like riding a bike—it’s not something that once learned is never forgotten. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of that. Are you performing some of your tasks on autopilot, or making assumptions about some of the more foundational aspects of our craft?

3 Ways to #BreakTheBias on International Women’s Day

by Elizabeth Harrin

Project work is a great career for women. Here are three themes to consider as you reflect on how to support and empower the women on your team—and four takeaways to evaluate your organization's efforts for equality.

Encouraging a More Well-Rounded View of Women in the Workplace

by Emily Luijbregts

As a woman who has risen through the ranks and grown in her profession, this project manager has been exposed to some remarkably short-sighted behavior in the workplace. What can we do to challenge the status quo and many of the biases that women experience?

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