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Three Avenues for Efficiently Managing Your Project Schedule with SharePoint

Any project manager knows that as soon as their project begins, there’s a need to start re-planning the project schedule. SharePoint makes managing a project schedule incredibly easy. Depending on the size or complexity of your project, tracking your project plan with the out-of-the-box SharePoint Tasks List might do the trick. If you’re an experienced…

Power, Politics, and Providing for a Project: Part 2

Trust Building between Stakeholders and the Project Team Is a Powerful Asset In Part One of my article on power, politics, and providing for a project, we looked at two areas of importance: the project’s charter and the communications plan. I’d like to continue the conversation by outlining specific suggestions for building trust between stakeholders…

Power, Politics, and Providing for a Project: Part 1

Trust Building between Stakeholders and the Project Team Is a Powerful Asset The following statement made by Dr. Gary L. Richardson, University of Houston, is one of the most commanding I ever heard related to project management and one that all project managers (PMs) should be aware of: “Projects are natural breeding grounds for conflict…

Embracing Uncertainty: How to Thrive as a Leader in an Unpredictable World

  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: As product and project management leaders, your job is to help your clients, teams and companies thrive in the midst of chaos. Business is inherently uncertain, and…

What Type of Conflict Do You Have in Your Workplace?

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 0.75 PMI® PDUs in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Join Dr. Lynette Reed for a discussion on conflict in the workplace. This webinar defines the difference between blameless conflict, which helps to strengthen the project, and…

Webinar Recap: Lessons Learned in Project Management

Please find a transcription of the audio portion of Ed Killingsworth’s Lessons Learned in Project Management webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content. There may be…

Reshaping Project Managers for the Future: Part 2

Upcoming Movements in Project Management and How You Can Prepare   We started to discuss in Part 1 of this article what project management opportunities are ahead and how PMs can be getting ready for them. I pointed out that the majority of small to medium businesses (SMB) are 10 – 20 years behind the…

Must Have People Skills for Project Managers

At work, it’s likely that your concentration is probably on hard skills that give tangible results and allow you to perform your job. Technical skills help you maintain deadlines and keep you effectively multitasking on all of your different projects. People skills, also called soft skills, are less tangible. Unfortunately, they become much easier to…

All About Work…for Project Managers

  The True Nature (and Math) of Work Sometime around the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, Nikola Tesla famously declared, “If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration.” What if we just want to find the secrets of successful project work, and not necessarily uncover…

Reshaping Project Managers for the Future: Part 1

Upcoming Movements in Project Management and How You Can Prepare Have you found yourself wondering what project management opportunities are ahead and how you could be getting ready? We know most white collar jobs as they exist today are going to be radically reconfigured in the near future. Forecasting your upcoming career and getting ready…

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