Test Prep Tuesday: Free PMP Question on Project Conflict

Conflicts are a way of life in projects and can occur at any level in the organization, usually as a result of conflicting objectives. Many companies have managing conflict best practices which incorporate conflict resolution modes. Test your knowledge of the conflict resolution modes with today’s free PMP® practice question. Question: A project conflict has…

Forget These Project Stakeholders and You’re Toast

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Forget a project stakeholder and you’re toast. We mean it. Understanding the needs, expectations, and potential issues of project stakeholders is crucial to the success of any project. Ask the right questions and you will find stakeholders in all sorts of places you wouldn’t expect. We came up with with these must-not-forget stakeholders for a major community construction…

Structure Drives Out Unstructure

Theodore Roosevelt wrote, “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort,  pain, difficulty…” Passing the CPA exam is difficult and requires effort. The first time I sat for the CPA exam, back in the paper and pencil days, I walked in without studying. I had great intentions to study;…

10 Ways to Manage Conflict on Project Teams

Managing conflict is hard, but it’s important to know that conflict isn’t necessarily bad. In fact, research shows that a project team under the right leadership can handle extensive conflict and still produce great results. Effective project managers and especially PMPs, know when to let conflict lead to new knowledge and creativity and when to intervene, facilitate problem…

Free CFA® Webinar: 11th Hour Study Tips & Tricks

December is fast approaching … To fully prepare you for the tough questions you’re guaranteed to see on Exam Day, we’re hosting a free one-hour webinar s with CFA expert Darren Degraaf, CMA, CFA, CPA. Don’t miss it! 11th Hour Study Tips and Tricks with Darren Degraaf, CMA, CFA, CPA Date: Saturday 7 November 2015 Time: 9am ET…

CMA Exam Lesson + Sample Questions – Intro to Risk & Risk Management

In this installment of our free video lecture series, we’re focusing on a common CMA Exam topic: Risk. Introduction to Risk & Risk Management All organizations face the risk of negative events. CMA candidates must understand the variables of risk and how organizations can manage the possibility of loss. This free video lecture highlights some of…