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What Type of Conflict Do You Have in Your Workplace?

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 fracturing conflict, which impedes the effectiveness of the workplace. You’ll also find some actions to take in order to create a blameless conflict culture into your…

Want To Be A Successful PMP? Top 5 Things That You Must Do

Event Description: Zooming in: What it does take to be a successful PMP? Is it high intelligence or smartness or months of preparation? What makes some people successful as PMPs, but some not? Is the PMBOK guide to be read thoroughly or simply to be browsed through? Are there any areas one should focus on?…

All About Time…for Project Managers

  An even briefer history of time… After the turn of 20th century, Albert Einstein famously published his Theory of General Relativity, where the general notion of time became space-time! Before that, great minds from Newton on agreed that “time” was simply a measurement between two points on a clock. Imagine project managers of the…

Communicating UP!

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Too often, we establish communications styles and processes that are “one size fits all”. Nothing could be further from the truth. In dealing with management, steering committees…

Less Stress Isn’t Always Best – Tips for Handling Stress as a Project Manager

Stress is a part of work. You may experience it from external activities such as deadlines, time constraints, disconnects in communication, and/or errors in work processes. There are also internal stressors that come from challenges to your personal feelings and beliefs. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s NIOSH report found that 40% of workers…

Understanding the Impact of Progress on Expense Cost Resources

Background Information A user in the Microsoft Project user forum recently asked a question about problems he was experiencing with using Expense Cost resources in his project. The user stated that when he marked a task 100% complete, the Expense Cost resource assigned to the task was not marked as complete as well. What’s going…

Performance Based Leadership Transcription

Please find a transcription of the audio portion of James Roger’s Performance Based Leadership 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 exclusions such…

What to Expect When You’re a New Project Manager

You’ve worked hard for months – maybe years – to become a project manager. You’ve landed your first job, and are ready to assume a leadership role and see a project through from start to finish. Now the question on your mind may be, “What comes next and what can I expect?” As a project…

Saving the World Project Management (Part 3)

In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we looked at differences between private-sector PM work and public-sector PM work. Basically, we explored some common issues and challenges that arise when such disparate teams work together to both make money and save the world – and the challenges that arise when groups are trying to…

Five Project Management Tips from Santa

It’s that time of the year where project managers are working on wrapping up their final project reports before holiday vacation, but of course ‘tis the season to be sidetracked. The holiday season brings a lot of distractions and as a project manager a good way to keep your team motivated to the end would…

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