Project Management

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3 Ways To Know If You’re On A Successful Project Team

By | Posted Sep 28, 2016

If your team doesn’t work well together, it can feel like you’re headed into a viper’s nest every morning. But when you’re a member of a successful project team, you more often than not look forward to coming to work.

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How To Pitch An Idea — And Get Everyone Onboard

By | Posted Sep 9, 2016

Learning how to pitch an idea includes making it clear what your proposal does and doesn’t include, what the value proposition is, and what you will deliver.

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Great Expectations: Managing Your Work When Goals Change

By | Posted Aug 19, 2016

Trying to reach goals that are constantly changing can be extremely stressful for both you and your team. Katy Tynan, a speaker and author of practical guides to career transitions, offers key advice for managers to lead with confidence.

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AMA Research: Trends in Talent Development Needs for Project Managers

By | Posted Oct 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

What skills and competencies are essential for success in project management? A new study by AMA sought to find out, and with over 195 survey response from the 2015 PMI Conference and Expo, the results are in. See how you can take your project managers to the next level.

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Four Project Lessons from the Public Sector

By | Posted Oct 9, 2015

What causes projects in the private sector and government to fail so prevalently? Todd Williams offers five project lessons that have worked in the public sector that you can use to help turn your project failures to unmitigated successes.

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Commit to Win: Four Secrets of Successful Planning

By | Posted Oct 5, 2015

The way to greatness has to follow a great plan. How do you formulate a great plan? Larry Weidel offers his four secrets of successful planning, and tells you how your company can win in your industry by formulating a blueprint for success.

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Make Business Transformation Management Your Competitive Advantage

By | Posted May 21, 2015

What is your company’s competitive advantage? Having a strong advantage puts you in a position of great power in your industry. See why Satish Subramanian thinks program management can, and needs to be, your organization’s competitive advantage.

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5 Creative Tips for Onboarding New Project Managers

By | Posted Apr 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

How can you ensure that the future of your company’s projects are in good hands? PMP Ray Houdtzagers offers his advice on how to onboard new project managers. See how you can make sure your business’s key initiatives run smoothly for the foreseeable future.

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7 Practical Tips to Avoid Project Failure

By | Posted Feb 26, 2015 | 2 Comments

How often are your projects successful? According to a recent Project Management Institute study, chances are they fail too often. When a project fails, a huge associated cost comes with it, and this can result in a significant budget hit, loss of employee morale, or worse. Project manager Ray Houdtzagers has been through this before, and offers seven practical tips to help you avoid project failure.

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Project Managers: Quarterbacking Through the Issues

By | Posted Jan 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

What is the primary function of a quarterback? They have to direct the team, get everyone ready and make adjustments on the fly. A project manager acts in the same way. Paul Dobek explains why a quarterback and a project manager are so similar, and how you can use quarterbacking to your advantage. See his three-step approach to work through the issues and work as a team.

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5 Keys to Successful Program Management

By | Posted Jan 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Are all of your processes and projects running efficiently and effectively? Your team’s ability to complete projects, tasks, and assignments on time affects your organization’s productivity and success. Ray Houdtzagers, PMP, offers his advice on successful program management. See his five keys to successful program management, and why certain skills are so important to your success.

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Benefits of a PMP Boot Camp

By | Posted Nov 19, 2014

Are you planning on taking the PMP certification exam? If so, you should exhaust all of your options to prepare for this challenging 200 multiple-choice question exam. Prep courses, reading materials, and taking practice exams are all great, but one option in particular stands out: A PMP Boot Camp. Ray Houdtzagers, PMP, offers his advice and the seven key benefits of a PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp, and how it will help you ace the exam when the time comes.

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