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ProjectManagement.com. Ten Six Consulting. Program and Project Management Offices (PMOs) have been in the news.

Ten Six Consulting

OK, you won’t have read about this in your daily paper, but in the UK the PMOSIG became incorporated as the Association for Project Management’s 13th specific interest group a couple of years back. While PMOs have been around for a long time, this was a big step forward for the recognition of the work they do. And they do a lot more than just produce reports. The role of a PMO A PMO is the backbone of a successful project management approach at an organization. Governance: ensuring that decisions are taken by the right people, based on the right information.

Project Governance – setting up for success. Project governance is often misunderstood and undervalued in terms of being a critical element of delivering successfully on a project.

Project Governance – setting up for success

A project governance plan is written, signed off by the board and then sits on the shelf right? Isn’t it one of those documents that is great to do, but does not add any value to doing the work? If done right and embraced within a project team, all the elements of project governance can be brought to life as tangible, practical strategies to deliver success. The key elements that really drive high performance on a project are also the same things that should be included in a governance plan. Ten pieces of the puzzle include: 1.

You cannot hit a target you can’t see. 2. This is important to not only drive engagement with the project team but also to align all members to why we are here and what we are trying to achieve. What To Do When Your Project Is in Trouble. September 26, 2012 | Author: PM Hut | Filed under: Project Management Guides What To Do When Your Project Is in Trouble By Jennifer Whitt If you have ever found yourself at the helm of a failing or troubled project, what has your response been?

What To Do When Your Project Is in Trouble

Read the following multiple choice answers to see if they sound familiar: Duck and run.Quit the project.Develop the blame strategy; you determine who is to blame, or just blame everyone.Deny everything; you haven’t seen, heard, nor do you know anything.Yell; you yell at everyone about everything, just to get the focus off of you.Pull your hair out; there are a lot of bald project managers!

Go blank.Ride in on your white horse and save the day; you save the project and everyone on it, get promoted and then leave anyway.Other. I’ll be honest. Project Planning Should Start with the 5W Questions Before Getting to the How? June 1, 2012 | Author: PM Hut | Filed under: Project Plan Development Project Planning Should Start with the 5W Questions Before Getting to the How?

Project Planning Should Start with the 5W Questions Before Getting to the How?

By Kiron D. Bondale. Apply Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs In Your Projects. Project success demands that all the essential requirements should be accomplished.

Apply Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs In Your Projects

If the project needs are met in totality, it has extreme probability of reaching the ultimate phase of conclusion, and attaining the business goals for which the project was initiated. Maslow initiated a physiological requirements model that manages the human performance and enthusiasm. Utilisez des modèles de WBS pour accélérer la création de votre échéancier de projet. Project Manager 7 Sins 7 Jokes 7 Riddles. Schedule Management Plan. Introduction This section highlights the purpose and importance of the schedule management plan.

Schedule Management Plan

It provides a general description of what should be included in the schedule management plan. These items will be described in more detail later in the plan under each corresponding section. The Project Interview. This article first appeared in Project magazine.

The Project Interview

APM members can read all feature articles from Project magazine over recent years by accessing the Project magazine archive. When reading Bent Flyvbjerg’s CV, it is impossible not to notice just how rich and varied it is. Two professorships simultaneously, published books in a variety of translations, many awards won, a Danish Knighthood and policies and techniques implemented in countries all over the world.

Currently, Bent is the first BT professor and chair of Major Programme Management here in the UK at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. He is also the founding Director of Oxford’s BT Centre for Major Programme Management. Bent has played consultant to governments, regulators, corporations, the EU Commission and the United Nations. Despite being a leading international expert within the field of major programme management and planning, Bent didn’t initially intend to excel in this arena. Using Project Management Software to Manage Risk in the Project Plan.

February 20, 2012 | Author: PM Hut | Filed under: Risk Management Using Project Management Software to Manage Risk in the Project Plan By Dave Paradi If you are just using project management software to manage your schedule and budget, you are missing out on ways that the software can help you identify and manage risk in the project plan.

Using Project Management Software to Manage Risk in the Project Plan

Identifying Potential Areas of Risk. How Good Are Your Change Management Skills? - Change Management Training from MindTools. Find out which change management skills you need to improve. © iStockphoto/alexsl For most organizations, change is inevitable.

How Good Are Your Change Management Skills? - Change Management Training from MindTools

Because of this, you'll most likely be involved in managing a change project at some point – be it a simple change to the way your team deals with customer complaints, or a major change in organizational policy or strategy. When you manage change effectively, you can move your organization into the new "business as usual" state swiftly, and you'll find that other people are quick to accept change. This means that your team and organization experiences minimum disruption, and projects succeed, rather than stall and fail. The quiz below helps you assess your change management skills. We then guide you through the key areas of change management, and give links to resources that you can use to further develop your change management skills.

International Project Management Day - Promote the Profession. 7 Must-Have Project Management Skills for IT Pros. CIO — Just because someone has the title of "project manager" does not mean he knows how to effectively manage projects, as many CIOs and other IT executives have learned the hard way.

7 Must-Have Project Management Skills for IT Pros

So how can you tell a good project manager from a bad one? CIO.com surveyed project management experts and executives to learn what skills are required to successfully manage projects--that is, to ensure that projects are kept on track and stay on budget. Take a Tour of Wrike, Project Management and Planning, Project Planning in Teams, Project Planning Tools. MS Project 2013 à la journée du management de projet: comme s’y vous y étiez (ou presque) 20 fév Partenaire de DantotsuPM Bonjour, vous étiez nombreux (plus de 250) à participer à la journée du management de projet organisée à Paris le 18 décembre dernier par Microsoft et ce blog, DantotsuPM, le blog du management de projet. Vous apprécierez certainement de revoir ces vidéos tournées pendant la journée sur ou de les découvrir pour ceux qui n’avaient pu participer. Apprenez à utiliser MS Project en seulement 16 minutes avec Dave Litten. LinkedIn Opinion Poll: PM Mistakes - Results and Responses. Opinion poll of PMs and related professionals on various LinkedIn Groups May 2012 to Aug 2010 Author: Roland Hoffmann Sponsor: Hoffmann Conseho Group NOTES Last names and employers of respondents are masked.

Responses are unchanged (including spelling and grammar errors). Roland Hoffmann’s classified answers in PMBOK® Guide knowledge areas to calculate the RESULTS. Total responses (08 Aug 2012): 76.

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PMI. Resources. Six Sigma. Tips and Tricks. Check PM certification. Project+ Certification. CompTIA Project+ validates that project managers have the necessary skills to complete projects on time and within budget. The exam covers the entire project life cycle from initiation and planning through execution, acceptance, support and closure. The exam covers pre-project set-up/initiating; project planning; project execution and delivery; change, control and communication; project closure. Unlike some project management certifications, CompTIA Project+ can be earned in a reasonable period of time and cost-effectively. There are no prerequisites, and candidates are not required to submit an application or complete additional hours of continuing education. Candidate job roles include , and . Number of questions Length of test 90 minutes Passing score (on a scale of 100-900) Languages English, Japanese, Korean Recommended experience One year of managing, directing or participating in small- to medium-scale projects Exam codes.

Planbox - Agile Project Management. Project Management-Blog. Interview Questions and Answers on Project Management03:21 AM December 16, 2013 0 Comment By adminForward this article to your friends What part of this project most appeals to you? I enjoy working with businesses that have a business model and scaling them. I can add value to this project. I have worked with several consulting companies, mostly in the Quality fields. I understand training and the nuances of having successful practices. All Discussions - PM Hangout. Enterprise Project Management Portal - Epmportal.com - Enterprise Project Management Portal.