We as project managers need to take into account very specific factors when we take advantage of training and create our overall career plan. Taken as a whole, the pyramid represents increasing levels of specialized training--and a solid structure that can contribute enormous value to customers and projects.
Team members and sponsors generally do not have the level of PM knowledge or focus we would like. So how do we make our lives easier? Let's look at three approaches to raising organizational knowledge though training.
Many companies have increasingly cut training and development programs. But does doing so undermine their ability to attract and retain top talent--and ultimately impact their ability to remain competitive through innovation?