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Episode 441: Facilitating a Project Planning Meeting (Free) #PMOT

1/4/2020
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Play Now: Rich Maltzman and Jim Stewart Planning your project right from the start is a big factor for future success. It’s definitely not everything, but doing the planning right goes a long way. And most planning is done in meetings. And that again means that you really want to make sure that those meetings deliver. That is where the book How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings - A Practical Guide to Ensuring Project Success can help. It was written by Rich Maltzman...

Duration:00:37:30

Episode 440: PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition (Free)

12/21/2019
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Play Now: Cynthia Dionisio, Mike Griffiths and Stephen Townsend At the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Conference 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, I had the opportunity to attend two workshops to help in the development of A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) -- Seventh edition. Yes, you read that right: Seventh Edition. And here is what PMI® wrote about the workshop: PMBOK® Guide – The Next Generation: An Innovation Working...

Duration:00:34:50

Episode 439: PMI's New Brand (Free)

11/30/2019
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Play Now: Cindy Anderson, VP Brand Management at PMI Today, we welcome Cindy Anderson (LinkedIn Profile) who is the VP, Brand Management at Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This interview was recorded at the PMI® Global Conference 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. We'll talk about the elements of PMI's new brand and the fact that there is a lot more to it than "just" a new logo. And that's an important distinction. While the new logo is what most of us see, the new brand...

Duration:00:20:23

Episode 438: Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of PMI (Free)

10/25/2019
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Play Now: Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of PMI Today, we welcome Sunil Prashara (LinkedIn Profile) who is the President and CEO of Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This interview was recorded at the PMI® Global Conference 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. We discuss Sunil's responsibilities within PMI, how project management is changing the world, delve into PMI's transformational journey and touch upon how PMI members can help the organization succeed in today's...

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 437: Brightline Is Bridging the Gap Between Strategy Design and Delivery (Free)

10/18/2019
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Play Now: Ricardo Viana Vargas, Executive Director, Brightline There's no shortage of great ideas, whether you are going through a transformation or adapting to digital innovation, but not every great idea becomes a reality. Pinpointing 'why' is at the core of the Brightline initiative's mission. Brightline (www.brightline.org) is a new strategic arm of Project Management Institute (PMI)®. And as stated on the website: "The Brightline™ Initiative delivers insights and solutions that...

Duration:00:30:07

Episode 436: The Power of Project Leadership (Free)

10/10/2019
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Play Now: Susanne Madsen, Author Here is how I started episode 309 back in 2015 when we had Susanne Madsen (www.susannemadsen.com - LinkedIn Profile) on the program to present her book The Power of Project Leadership: Well… she’s back. The second edition is out. And this is what we read about the book on Amazon: The book focuses on 7 keys to help you transform from project manager to project leader. And to help you along on that journey, we are going to open up her book and take a...

Episode 435: The PMI Talent Triangle™ (Free)

9/23/2019
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Play Now: For Project Management Professional (PMP)® renewal from Project Management Institute (PMI)®: This episode is part of our PDU Spotlight series in which we help you learn more about PDU credits for your certification renewal. The discussion is based on the article "How to Earn PMP® PDUs for The PMI Talent Triangle™" that was published on The PDU Podcast. Read the article... Cornelius Fichtner Today, we are shining a spotlight on Professional Development Units (PDUs). More...

Duration:00:18:59

Episode 434: The PMP® Exam is Changing on 1 July 2020 (Free)

9/11/2019
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Play Now: Sierra Hampton-Simmons As a project management trainer, I have always focused not only on teaching my students how to pass their exams but also on how to become better at what they are doing. Yes, of course, I want you to pass your exam and become certified but I always strived to ensure that what I teach helps you to better lead your projects and deliver them successfully for your stakeholders. And that is why I think the changes that the Project Management Institute...

Duration:00:29:52

Episode 433: Exciting Updates for The CAPM® Exam (Free)

8/23/2019
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Play Now: Sierra Hampton-Simmons Are you by any chance thinking about becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®? Well then, you are in for a treat today because the Project Management Institute (PMI)® is currently in the process of making a number of exciting changes to this exam and we review all of them. There are some technical change - for example you will encounter two new question types on the exam - and PMI® is also making it easier for everyone who is and...

Duration:00:15:06

Special The PM Exam Coach: Interview with Cornelius Fichtner (Free)

7/19/2019
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Play Now: This is a special episode of The PM Podcast in which we are sharing a video from The PM Coaching Podcast. In this interview, Dan Ryan, MBA, PMP, (https://www.pmexamcoach.com/podcast - LinkedIn Profile) interviews Cornelius Fichtner, PMP. Some of the topics are: best way to pass pmp exam

Episode 432: Managing Smaller and Medium-Sized Projects (Free)

6/28/2019
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Play Now: Dr Jim Young, PMP, FNZIM Today, I don’t have a full interview for you. I have something better. I have a free book on how to manage small and medium-sized projects for you. The free eBook you are going to get is titled "Managing Smaller and Medium-Sized Projects" and was written by Dr Jim Young, PMP, FNZIM (http://www.skillpower.co.nz/ - LinkedIn Profile). If you use a podcast app to download and listen to our interviews, then the book has very likely already been...

Duration:00:09:51

Episode 431: The CCR Handbook (Free)

6/15/2019
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Play Now: For Project Management Professional (PMP)® renewal from Project Management Institute (PMI)®: This episode is part of our PDU Spotlight series in which we help you learn more about PDU credits for your certification renewal. The discussion is based on the article "Need 60 PDUs for PMP® Renewal? Read the CCR Handbook First!" that was published on The PDU Podcast. Read the article... Cornelius Fichtner Today, we are shining a spotlight on Professional Development Units...

Duration:00:12:48

Repost of Episode 289: Optimize Your Project Management Career - Part 3 - Late Career & Consulting (Free)

6/7/2019
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Play Now: We are reposting this interview because the price for The Career Optimization Package has been reduced to $6.99 What's Included in the Package? Dev Ramcharan, PMP, CSM, CCTC This is the third and final of three interviews in which Dev Ramcharan (LinkedIn Profile) from AROUCA Career Coaching helps you to optimize and boost your career. In this interview we focus on the late career phase and also touch upon consulting. Allow me to repeat my recommendation on listening to...

Duration:01:20:26

Repost of Episode 288: Optimize Your Project Management Career - Part 2 - Mid Career (Free)

6/1/2019
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Play Now: We are reposting this interview because the price for The Career Optimization Package has been reduced to $6.99 What's Included in the Package? Dev Ramcharan, PMP, CSM, CCTC This is the second of three interviews in which Dev Ramcharan (LinkedIn Profile) from AROUCA Career Coaching helps you to optimize and boost your career. In this interview we focus on the mid-career phase, which starts about 2-3 years into your life as a project manager. In this interview you learn...

Duration:01:14:56

Repost of Episode 287: Optimize Your Project Management Career - Part 1 - Early Career (Free)

5/29/2019
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Play Now: We are reposting this interview because the price for The Career Optimization Package has been reduced to $6.99 What's Included in the Package? Dev Ramcharan, PMP, CSM, CCTC If you are listening to this podcast, then you are most likely either someone who wants to start a career in project management or you are already working in the project management field and you want to advance in your career. Well… you have come to the right place. This is the first of three...

Duration:01:19:46

Good News About The PM Podcast

5/27/2019
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Play Now: This is a quick "Good News Announcement" for The Project Management Podcast. In a nutshell, here is what has been happening and what the very near future holds https://www.project-management-podcast.com/Take a look at the Premium package here and see how it will help you to improve your career as a PM.

Duration:00:03:44

Seeing All Episodes Twice? Here's why

5/15/2019
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Play Now: We are updating our website and technology. And as part of that it is possible that your podcast app will be downloading the 15 latest episodes twice. Apologies if that happens to you...

Duration:00:01:45

Repost of Episode 205: Rescue The Problem Project (Free)

5/5/2019
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Play Now: This episode is being reposted because the book we are talking about just made the Amazon Bestseller list for PM Books. And it's available for just $3.99 right now... Update: The price has gone back up again... Todd Williams When project budgets are dwindling, deadlines passing, and tempers flaring, then the usual response is to browbeat the project team and point fingers of blame - usually toward the project manager. That’s not really all that helpful. For these...

Duration:00:17:28

Repost of Episode 205: Announcement

5/5/2019
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Play Now: We are reposting Episode 205 with Todd C. Williams today. This is because we have just learned that Todd's book Rescue the Problem Project jumped to become the #1 Best Seller in Amazon’s Business Project Management books. Also... it's currently available for just $3.99 on kindle. That's a great deal for a book that has a 4.5 star rating! Get it today before the price goes up.

Duration:00:02:32

Episode 430: Are You An Inclusive Project Leader? (Free)

4/15/2019
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Play Now: Agata Czopek and Cornelius Fichtner In this interview we welcome Agata Czopek (LinkedIn Profile) and discuss that diversity is a fact and inclusion is a choice. Companies with diverse executive teams are 21% more likely to outperform the companies rated in the bottom quartile of diversity. Have you ever experienced a situation that made you feel uncomfortable? Let’s discover the attributes of an inclusive leader and the steps needed to improve team performance by addressing...

Duration:00:17:51