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Stakeholder Relationships and Stakeholder Engagement in Project Management

This post if from our Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Video Training PMBOK® 6th Edition certification course, start training today! As we look into stakeholder relationship and stakeholder engagement, here’s some shifts in mindset. A Project Manager is more of a leader than just a manager of tasks. The goal of stakeholder relationship and the management … Continue reading Stakeholder Relationships and Stakeholder Engagement in Project Management

PMBOK 6th Edition: Finding what you need to know

First, you may pre-order the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition directly from PMI during August, for shipment during early September. The PMBOK® Guide is being bundled with the PMO Agile Practice guide since the two reinforce each other (and other PMI subject guides). The official public launch date for the English … Continue reading PMBOK 6th Edition: Finding what you need to know

Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA Business Analysis and the IIBA CBAP

For more PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification Training see our 5-day course available both in classroom and online with virtual instructor-led training. PMI-PBA: Business Analysis for Project Managers and IT Analysts (PMI-PBA Certification) For more PMI-PBA Videos see: PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features The Difference between PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification and IIBA CBAP Certification Business Analysis Tools … Continue reading Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA Business Analysis and the IIBA CBAP

Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

One of my students regularly applies Project Management topics as a means to reinforce the lessons. Earned Value Management (EVM) is a simple and powerful tool, albeit seldom applied. EVM is most often applied to large, complex projects particularly with a technology focus.  An overview of EVM was published in the first edition of the … Continue reading Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

PMXPO Project Management 2015 Virtual Global Congress – Recap

One long, fruitful day. 6.5 PDU’s. New insight into the direction of PMI and the world of project management. I attended Projectmanagement.com’s 2015 virtual Global Congress yesterday (April 30, 2015). Admittedly skepticism led to event attendance. Would sitting in front of a monitor for ten hours listening to virtual/remote delivery of project management content be … Continue reading PMXPO Project Management 2015 Virtual Global Congress – Recap

Getting ready for the PMP Exam: Rent versus Buy

In a recent blog, Getting ready for the PMP Exam: Contract Risk, I addressed relative procurement risk and the selection of contract types. Within that blog I compared the initiation of procurement with the initiation of a project. In our PMPC preparation course, I regularly emphasize the integration with other knowledge areas and insight that … Continue reading Getting ready for the PMP Exam: Rent versus Buy