The 5 Types of Meetings Project Managers Need To Master

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Meetings provoke strong emotions for many professionals. When used with skill, meetings are a way to share information, solve problems, make decisions and build relationships. When they’re run poorly, they burn up precious time and create frustration. Given how many meetings project managers attend, there’s a great ROI to thinking ahead to plan your meetings….

How to Get More Experience Hours for Your PMP Application

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You’re excited to apply for the PMP certification. Your colleagues have told you how it opens new doors in your career. After visiting the PMI website, you start to read about the requirements…. Then you see it – experience hours! Thousands of them! How are you supposed to get through this requirement? Why PMP Experience…

Buy like a Boss: How Project Procurement Works

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Have you ever gone shopping for a new computer or camera and became overwhelmed by the options? Now, just imagine that same challenge multiplied by 1,000 – that’s what many project managers have to face each day when it comes to procurement. Fortunately, you’re not alone. You can use the best practices that generations of…

How to Get a Job in Project Management

Finding a job in project management is an important project in developing your career. You may be seeking a promotion to a higher level of responsibility. Or you may have finished a contract assignment with a company and it is time to search for your next role. In any case, you can use project practices…

Why Agile Project Management Matters to Your Career

Agile project management has become a hot topic in the profession over the past few years. The prospect of finishing projects faster and adjusting to change rapidly has piqued the interest of many companies. Let’s dig beneath the hype, understand where agile came from and cover some of the methodology’s key techniques. The Origins of…

How To Make The Most of Limited PMP Study Time

You’ve made the decision to advance your skills and careers by earning the PMP certification. Well done! There’s just one problem. Before long, you realize that there is a great deal of material to study.The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) alone is several hundred pages. How will you ever find the time to…

5 Steps To Starting Your Project Effectively

Excitement and uncertainty are the order of the day at the start of a new project. If you manage the initial preparation for the project with good judgement, your odds of success will increase. Don’t let others in the organization rush you through the preparation stage. It’s a key stage to ensure that the project…

The Biggest Mistakes Project Managers Make At The End of Projects

Wiley Project Management Review would like to introduce Part Two of Project: You, written by Bruce Harpham, PMP®. Bruce is a columnist at Projectmanagement.com, has worked on various banking projects and is the author of the upcoming book Project Managers at Work. At the end of a project, you’re tired but excited. The months or…