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Managing Up to Keep Your Projects from Falling Down

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Think managing up is just brown-nosing in disguise? Think again. Managing up in projects done well will bring clarity, commitment, ownership, and support your project needs to meet time…

Managing Up to Keep Your Projects from Falling Down

Seeing a project through to successful completion is a team effort. While champions for the content and process are needed among stakeholders, there are two roles that are extremely critical to the successful delivery of the project: the sponsor and the project manager. These individuals have a symbiotic relationship that requires constant collaboration and observance of…

Budgets Off Track and Out of This World

New York City accountants recently discovered that project budgets for a new train platform were seven times more expensive than comparative projects in similar cities worldwide. The New York project had 200 extra heads, not working, but apparently being paid $1,000.00 per day. How does a project get approved with this much excess cost? According…

The Three Most Common Risks in Project Management

Projects hit the same risks over and over again: The requirements may not be adequately defined, causing re-work; The team members may not collaborate adequately, causing delays and cost overruns; and/or The client may prove mercurial, causing delays, cost overruns and re-work. As you look at those three risks, you probably have a reasonably high…

Information Security Management / Framework for Information Security Testing

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: This presentation addresses the logistics processes, planning, operations, rules of engagement and analysis required for successful security testing. It will examine testing from a strategic and tactical prospective. Critical…

Using Constraints

A short clip from MPUG’s webinar with Microsoft Project MVP Dale Howard. Dale explains constraints and demonstrates how to use them. Join MPUG to watch the remainder of this session and hundreds more on-demand.. Join MPUG to watch the remainder of this session and hundreds more on-demand. MPUG Premium Members have access to weekly live…

Webinar: SharePoint 2013 + Project 2013 = Better Collaborative Project Management!

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: A combination of the project collaboration capabilities in SharePoint 2013, with the two-way sync to Project 2013, make it an unbeatable platform for collaborative project management. And better collaborative…

Webinar: Digging Deeper – Learning More about Using Task Mode and Task Dependencies

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: In the third of the four-part “Digging Deeper” series of MPUG webinars, the “Learning More about Using Task Mode and Task Dependencies” presentation will help you to…

Beware of ‘AutoLink Inserted or Moved Tasks’ Setting in Microsoft Project

There are several configuration settings available in Microsoft Project that control how the tool looks and behaves. Many of the settings are merely personal preferences, but some can be dangerous to your project schedule if you do not understand them and configure them properly. You can view or update these settings through the ‘Project Options’…

Certificate Series: Project Online/Server 2013 Workflows – Session 2

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.   Description Learn how to meet your organizations need for automation of business process and enforcement of Project Portfolio Management governance through the powerful new workflow capabilities in Project Online/Server 2013. …

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