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MPUG Category: General Project Management

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Two-Pass Technique with MS Project

  Event Description: In schedule management, one of the scheduling approaches to develop a project or program schedule is the Critical Path Method (CPM), which determines the critical path. You, ...

Understanding Dependencies, Leads and Lags with MS Project

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: A...

PM, CEM, and Covid-19: Reflections

  The black swan* has landed, and is honking up a storm, as I am sure you have all noticed. In my 30+ years of planning, I’ve never seen anything like this; have you? Personally, I never pa...

Seven Strategies to Improve Project Productivity

As we live and work through a global pandemic with all of its uncertainties and stresses, it’s all too easy to get stressed over our to-do lists. From team members to project managers, the general the...

The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management

The following true story was shared in one of my classes by a senior manager from a global corporation in South Korea. The manager’s team had worked over six months and was gearing up for a firmware r...

Visualizing Project Flow Using Cumulative Flow Diagrams

  In my recent article, Sequencing Product Backlog, I used the shortest weighted processing time (SWPT) strategy to sequence a product backlog in order to minimize flow time and work in progress ...

Flow for Project Managers: A Podcast Interview with Andrew Kallman

Last week, I must have missed the start of at least three scheduled meetings. In each case, I saw on my calendar that the meetings would start in an hour or less, which meant that I could probably sta...

How to Build Trust and Effectively Lead Virtual Teams

Working virtually certainly has its perks. There’s no commute! Your lunch is just the short walk to the refrigerator away! You don’t have to wear pants! That said, working remotely can have its pitfal...

How to Identify and Hire a Strong Project Manager

Hiring a new project manager can be stressful and time-consuming. Most employers are looking for the perfect mix of ability and skills, and for someone with a personality that fits with the team’s cul...