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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

14 June 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online

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.

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Project Consulting vs. Project Management

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Consulting on a project can be a very different experience than managing one directly. And if you are a PM, you may find yourself dealing with project consultants on a regular basis. But when consultants start to encroach on the project manager’s purview, there can be conflicts and issues.

The Advice Game: Becoming an Internal Consultant

by Carleton Chinner

Consulting is not just for the big end of the market. What if you could play at being a consultant in your current role? Here is how to become an internal consultant and increase your value to the business—and your future career.

The Consultant's Dilemma

by Andy Jordan

Consultants and clients must work together to ensure there is as much common understanding of the problem and potential solutions as possible. How can consultants ensure they have the best solutions for their clients, especially in our very varied discipline?

We Are All Consultants

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

What do you think about when you reflect on the word "consultant"? A challenge that all consultants have is a product of their role, regardless of who employs them. No matter how knowledgeable, objective, insightful and expert we are, we have no control over what anyone does with our recommendations.

A Consulting Mistake

by Laura Burford

An advantage that project managers who embark on a consulting career have is their knowledge of project management. The challenge is that many project managers have never been educated in key consulting concepts.

Network Like a Leader

by Naomi Caietti

We live in a digital world, so has face-to-face networking lost its importance? There are so many options for busy professionals, so it’s best to plan a nice blend of options. Before you get started developing your basic networking plan and getting yourself out there, you may wish to consider these questions to develop some strategies...

Tactics for a PM's Consultative Approach

by Joe Wynne

To be a more valuable partner for your sponsor, and be a more sophisticated project manager in general, start using a more consultative approach. The questioning mindset and constructive problem solving of this approach uses tactics that start at your earliest entry into the project.

Juggling Consultants

by Andy Jordan

Environments containing multiple consultants can be challenging, with different perceptions and interpretations often coming to the fore. Managing that environment is a unique challenge.

Internal Consultants: Your Organization's MVPs

by Paul Baumgartner, PMP

Organizations can tap into their internal project managers for readily available consulting. Learn how PMs have the intellectual capital, reputation, tools and relationships to solve even the toughest of corporate problems.

3 Ways to Use Your Project Skills in Consulting

by Bruce Harpham

Starting a consulting business is an exciting opportunity for accomplished project managers. Let’s consider three ways you can apply project skills to start a consulting business and develop your career…

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