Project Management

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PMI® Talent & Technology Virtual Symposium 2020

On-Demand through 08 September 2020 | Online

The 3rd annual PMI Talent & Technology Virtual Symposium will equip participants with the skills to address current challenges and the roadmap to guide them through the constant change of the future. Our lineup of speakers will examine the ways in which project professionals have responded to crisis and share lessons to evolve beyond it.

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.

On-demand Webinars

Virtual Teams - Real Problems - Possible Solutions

by Peter de Jager
March 18, 2020 | 61:28 | Views: 9,644 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.66 / 5

Chances are that you work on at least one virtual team. The obstacles to performance are many: time zone differences, matrix management, the blurring of the work/life boundary, and cultural differences. This webinar will summarize issues with virtual teams and offer possible solutions.

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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

6 Tips to Manage Your Busy Work Schedule

by Oghenevwogaga Johnson

As project managers, most of our days become very busy as urgent tasks pile up. This can be rather overwhelming. Where do you even start? Take a deep breath and practice these six time-management hacks.

4 Stages of PM Competence

by Bart Gerardi

There are four stages or levels of competency in a project manager’s development. By understanding and recognizing them, you can help others on their journey and take charge of your own. Here is an explanation of this model that can be used in many situations and disciplines.

What Makes a Good Project Manager?

by Andy Jordan

In today’s world, what exactly does a great project manager look like in terms of skills and abilities? That’s not an easy question to answer, especially as we all grapple with the pandemic.

My Work-From-Home Mistakes

by Mike Griffiths

If you are struggling to get work done from home, do not feel bad. This practitioner's procrastination, short attention span and penchant for anything but work were as bad as it gets. Yet he is now more productive than ever after making some key changes.

Managing Your Career Through Global Disruptions

by Bruce Harpham

We're facing disruption like never before, with massive job losses and entire industries shut down. As a project manager, look for ways to protect and grow your most important economic asset—your skills and connections. Use these four tips as a starting point.

Topic Teasers Vol. 132: Will I Always Work From Home?

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

Question: To hear the news, I’m concerned about my job. Will most of us be working from home in the future? While it has its perks, I’m not sure it is the optimum work environment for the types of projects I do. Many of my friends love it. I’m just confused about what I should do to prepare myself to do my best right now—and at the same time get ready for a potential repositioning of what a normal workday will look like.

It’s Going to Be Okay

by Andy Jordan

Many of us have experiences working in crisis project management, but nothing approaching the scale of what the world is now going through. Here, a seasoned practitioner tries to offer a message of hope.

Navigating Crisis Without Sinking: 6 Practical Tips for Project Managers

by Bruce Harpham

Panic-fueled activities are unlikely to help yourself or others. Worse, panic can paralyze us from taking action of any kind. To help you become more proactive in this age of COVID-19, let's look at a few ways project managers can choose to keep moving.

Benefits of Project Management Training to Leaders of the Nonprofit Sector

by Amy Gorecki, PMP

In the nonprofit sector, where all ideal resources may not be available, the benefits of leaders with Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is increasingly being recognized. Explore the reasons to support PMP certification for nonprofit leaders and how the competencies attained can add value for organizations.

Lessons Learned Working Virtually

by Don B. Hessler Jr., PMP

Most companies have asked their employees and vendors to work remotely for a period. For some of us, it is likely having a temporary impact on projects, employee productivity and team collaboration. Here are some tips this PM has found helpful over his years working virtually.

8 Key Questions to Stay Focused on Project Goals

by Alexandre Costa

In order to maintain focus on your project's purpose and add real value, it's important to do a regular introspective exercise. Regularly answering these eight questions will better equip you to solve everyday problems—and become energized and focused to develop an outcome in line with stakeholder expectations.

Sharpen the Leading Edge of Your Career

by Joe Wynne

According to recent PMI research, the trend is for project leaders to show technology prowess and customer knowledge. The information you need to build the necessary expertise is right in front of you. You just have to know how to access it on the job.

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