Many of the stakeholders that support project management career growth have the wrong perspective on what project management actually is. Becoming a project manager isn't some kind of ending, a destination to reach that signifies progress is complete. It's just the beginning.
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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.
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.
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.
Agile is still a hot topic. Started in the late 70s as an alternative to Lean Six Sigma, Agile become popular in the second decade of the 21st Century when Scrum became the de facto Agile delivery framework. Like most popular Agile frameworks, Scrum started as a software product development approach used by a small software development team to build new products. Scrum remains at the core of most Agile frameworks with the Scrum Master role being the flag bearer of any Agile Team. Nowadays, many projects have a software development component and a software development (sub) team. From the Project Management perspective, the Scrum framework doesn't handle some important project areas like Financial Management, Procurement, and Risk Management; therefore, a Project Manager is still required. The term "Agile Project Management" is widely used these days. Although, most of the time, it refers to small software implementation projects. This webinar is a comparative analysis of various aspects of a project from an Agile Perspective, attempting to define what differentiates an "Agile" Project from a standard project. The webinar will also address skills that the Project Manager needs to acquire or develop and practices that must be avoided when using an adaptive delivery approach.
Every project is subject to constraints. This webinar will consider the constraints faced by one government agency, how they are generalizable to all government projects, the constraints imposed by government, and possible approaches to overcoming these constraints. If you work in government, or have an interest in government (surely everybody does!), this is the webinar for you.
In this presentation, Uri discusses the changes that COVID-19 is likely to bring about in our Project Management job market.
Agile: the silver bullet in the training class that will deliver "twice the scope in half the time" only by a shift in the "mindset" and throwing out centuries of knowledge. The reality is that transformations as disruptive and complex as Agile adoption are neither new nor that different from other enterprise transformations, some even called such changes “revolutions” - like mechanization, automatization and even the last century introduction of a new tool called "computer" in the workplace. Management science, Psychology, Organizational Change Management and Risk Management are just a few of the sciences that studied and found ways to support cultural changes at the enterprise level. This webinar is a reflection on how Agile can use past knowledge and also contribute to the "mindset change" required to survive in a highly competitive and continuously changing economy.
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Use this template in conjunction with the article How to Strengthen Your Resilience to help evaluate yourself across 12 dimensions and look for areas to improve—and strengths that will enable you to help others.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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This four-part series explores project management careers from various perspectives. We continue with the mid-career project manager. The series will explore options, suggestions and alternatives that are intended to provoke reflection on one’s own career—and suggestions for more choices.
From the personal experiences we have had during the pandemic, we need to build a shared sense of what it has meant, and how we move forward. This is particularly true as we manage the process of re-entry to a world that may look the same but now feels a little stranger and instills a little more wariness and caution.
The improvised nature of virtual work we embraced in 2020 is no longer good enough. It's time to look for ways to improve our performance, comfort and happiness. Specifically, there are individual and team virtual working mistakes to avoid.
Have you been hearing interesting things about citizen development and low-code/no-code applications? Wondering whether you should invest time in learning more about this new, exciting approach? Here are 10 ways it can benefit your career.
Already a nomad project manager accustomed to a solitary life on his motorcycle, this unanchored PM found new challenges when the pandemic hit. Read how he adapted—and how his outlook can help you move forward during trying times.
As people become more comfortable with a distributed working model, the advantages of the approach become clearer. But how many of us are actually taking advantage of those opportunities?
There have always been project managers who have succeeded working on the edges (or outside of) accepted approaches. Are those PMs headed for a renaissance? If you’re a project manager looking to develop and grow your career over the next few years, what should you be doing?
Are you preparing for the digitization of the project management process? Your success in the future will depend on your ability to adapt to and utilize any digitized step, process and application upgrade. Follow these four steps to stay on top of required changes.
Demographics are in favor of aspiring project managers, and the demand for project managers is likely to continue to grow. This new series will help new practitioners establish the fundamental foundation of project management knowledge.
As the new year rolls around, people naturally turn their thought to career goals and resolutions for what they want to achieve. But this year is different. Here are four tips for keeping the right career focus during these unprecedented times.
This four-part series explores project management careers from various perspectives, starting with the new project manager. The series will explore options, suggestions and alternatives that are intended to provoke reflection on one’s own career—and suggestions for more choices.
Professional resilience today requires that we re-examine how well positioned we currently are to respond to nearly immediate disruptive change. How prepared are you? Here are a few suggestions that might help.
What constitutes the "perfect "project manager has changed a lot in the last few years. And now it’s changing again. Do you have what it takes to be successful?
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