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Consider Bringing a Portfolio to Your Next PM Job Interview

Would you hire an architect to build a new house if you hadn’t even seen photographs of some of his past designs? What about a plastic surgeon if you hadn’t seen proof of their past work? Sure, the plastic surgery example is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but the underlying point is not. When people are looking…

Creating a Portfolio KPI Report in Project Online

*Please note: the PMI® PDU credit for this session is not “mpugwebnlearn052417” as indicated in the video. The correct PDU is: mpugweblearn052417 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Download the files used in this session. Event Description:…

How to Create a Portfolio KPI Report in Project Online

Back in 2015, my colleague Nate Auchter wrote a great article in which he demonstrates how to build a key performance indicator report in Project Online using Microsoft Excel. (The full article can be found on the MPUG website here.) While Nate’s article uses a subjective custom field to create the KPI, this article places…

Your Guide to PMOs

What is a PMO? A project management office (PMO) is the formal designation for a group of professionals within your organization who are tasked with defining and maintaining project management standards and procedures. In addition, since most organizations strive to maximize efficiency across the repetitive nature of project work while also seeking a productive and…

Project Communications for the Pharmaceutical Industry

If you lead a team of project managers or schedulers in the pharmaceutical industry, you know how critical effective plan communications can be. Delivering just the right amount of data to the right stakeholders at the right time is a winning recipe for hitting deadlines and building credibility for your project management office (PMO) —…

The Agile Project Manager: Leveraging Agile in PPM

In this first article in a series you’ll learn about the agile method and related agile technologies for project management with a focus on scheduling technologies, especially Project Online, Project Server and Project Desktop (Standard and Professional). My goal is to help you gain insight and come to your own conclusions about ways that agile…

PMP Prep: Strategic Alignment of Projects

As of January 12, 2016 the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam has been revised. A new area of focus is business strategy and strategic alignment of projects. PMI® has conducted extensive research on the topic in recent years and the news isn’t good: Poor performance results in organizations wasting an average of US$109 million for…

Webinar: “EVM” – Earned Value Management – Not Just Another 3 Letter Acronym!

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This webinar is eligible for 1 Category A PMI® PDUs in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description: Earned Value Management…

Webinar: Make Change Happen – Portfolio Dashboard Design and Supporting KPI’s…

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Presenter Info:  Chairman Adrian Balfour founded Pcubed in 1994 having previously worked in the automotive industry for…

MPUG Certificate: Microsoft Project Server Essentials – Session 3

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video 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:  Are you ready to get to know Microsoft Project Server 2010? This certificate course is for…

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