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Welcome to the top-rated project management podcast. Expert interviews, good practices and new developments in the field of project management, all tied together by our goal to give you the skills you need to stay in demand as a project manager. Your host, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project management practitioners from around the world to learn what makes them and their projects successful. Each podcast episode includes actionable tips and advice for beginners and experts to help you apply good practices and the latest thinking to your projects right now. Subscribe now to discover why so many project managers from around the world rely on The Project Management Podcast™ to understand how project management shapes the business world of today and tomorrow. Find us on the web at http://www.pm-podcast.com or send your emails to info@pm-podcast.com. The Project Management Podcast™ is a trademark of OSP International LLC. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2005 - 2020 OSP International LLC. All rights reserved.

Welcome to the top-rated project management podcast. Expert interviews, good practices and new developments in the field of project management, all tied together by our goal to give you the skills you need to stay in demand as a project manager. Your host, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project management practitioners from around the world to learn what makes them and their projects successful. Each podcast episode includes actionable tips and advice for beginners and experts to help you apply good practices and the latest thinking to your projects right now. Subscribe now to discover why so many project managers from around the world rely on The Project Management Podcast™ to understand how project management shapes the business world of today and tomorrow. Find us on the web at http://www.pm-podcast.com or send your emails to info@pm-podcast.com. The Project Management Podcast™ is a trademark of OSP International LLC. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2005 - 2020 OSP International LLC. All rights reserved.

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Welcome to the top-rated project management podcast. Expert interviews, good practices and new developments in the field of project management, all tied together by our goal to give you the skills you need to stay in demand as a project manager. Your host, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project management practitioners from around the world to learn what makes them and their projects successful. Each podcast episode includes actionable tips and advice for beginners and experts to help you apply good practices and the latest thinking to your projects right now. Subscribe now to discover why so many project managers from around the world rely on The Project Management Podcast™ to understand how project management shapes the business world of today and tomorrow. Find us on the web at http://www.pm-podcast.com or send your emails to info@pm-podcast.com. The Project Management Podcast™ is a trademark of OSP International LLC. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2005 - 2020 OSP International LLC. All rights reserved.

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Episodes

Invitation to "The 2021 PMP Exam Q&A" - Live Streaming this Monday

10/15/2020
Play Now: On 2020-10-19 Cornelius will hold a live streaming Q&A on Facebook and YouTube. He will be presenting "The 2021 PMP Exam". Many changes are coming in January. He will be talking about what the changes are to help you decide if you should take the exam now or wait, plus our new upcoming exam prep courses. Bring your questions as there will be time for Q&A. We are here to help you reach your PMP goals! Please visit the Facebook event to register. Please visit the YouTube event...

Episode 455: Ten Steps to Earning Your PDUs (Free) #PMOT

10/11/2020
Play Now: If you have a PMI certification like the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, or even the Certified Associate in Project management (CAPM)® then your certification is only good for three years. During these three years you have to earn 60 Professional Development Units (PDUs) through training or other approved activities. And once you have those 60 PDUs, then you can renew the certification for another three years. And this cycle...

Live Streaming Invitation: 10 Steps to Earning Your PDUS

10/1/2020
Play Now: On 2020-10-06 Cornelius will hold a live streaming event on Facebook, YouTube and maybe even LinkedIn. He will be presenting "10 Steps to Earning Your PDUs". This is a step-by-step guide to give you a clear roadmap on how to best approach earning your PDUs for certification renewal. Please visit the facebook event to register.

Promo: Recording of Sept 29 Live Streaming Event

9/28/2020
Play Now: On 2020-09-29 Cornelius did a live streaming event on Facebook and YouTube in order to promote an upcoming PMP exam prep class. Please visit https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/pmp-group-coaching-class for more information about the class.

Episode 454: Cornelius Fichtner's Project Business Career - Part 2 (Free)

9/26/2020
Play Now: A few weeks ago, Cornelius Fichtner was interviewed by Martin Berneburg and Oliver Lehmann of the Project Business Foundation about his career as a project manager, project leader and experience in project business management. This is part 2 of the interview, and here is the announcement: For many practitioners in project management, Cornelius Fichtner is a household name. He is known mostly for the digital offerings of his company OSP International LLC, such as the PM PrepCast...

Episode 453: Cornelius Fichtner's Project Business Career - Part 1 (Free)

8/29/2020
Play Now: A few weeks ago, Cornelius Fichtner was interviewed by Martin Berneburg and Oliver Lehmann of the Project Business Foundation about his career as a project manager, project leader and experience in project business management. Here is the announcement: For many practitioners in project management, Cornelius Fichtner is a household name. He is known mostly for the digital offerings of his company OSP International LLC, such as the PM PrepCast for project managers heading for the...

Taking a break until August 15, 2020

7/15/2020
Play Now: Just a quick announcement to inform everyone that The PM Podcast will be going on a break until about August 15, 2020 Cornelius's brother passed away earlyer this month and he's taking time off to deal with the situation.

Duration:00:00:45

Episode 451: Flow for Project Managers (Free)

6/21/2020
Play Now: Andrew Kallman, Executive Coach Last week, I must have missed the start of at least three scheduled meetings. In each case, I saw on my calendar that the meetings would start in an hour or less, which meant that I could probably start and finish another task before I had to be at those meetings. And each time, I got so involved in the task I was working on that I lost track of everything around me and the meetings started without me. In positive psychology, this is called a...

Duration:00:37:20

Special Episode: Leadership during Crisis and Turbulence (Free)

6/5/2020
Play Now: The views expressed by Shyam Ramanathan in this interview are his own and not those of his employer Shyam Ramanathan, PMP, CSSGB, AINS, AU We live in troubling times. We are facing a global pandemic with many of us following stay-at-home orders, and we see civil and political unrest erupting. There are some political leaders who are stepping up to the challenge, and others not so much. But what about us project leaders? What can we do to help our project teams, colleagues,...

Duration:00:29:37

Episode 449: Project Business Is A Critical Corporate Success Factor (Free)

5/17/2020
Play Now: Matt Mong and Henrik Lerkenfeld What type of project are you currently working on? Is it an internal project, where your own company pays for everything or is it an external project, where an external customer pays your bills? If you are part of the second group, then your project falls into what we call project business. And now look at your company and the projects you deliver as a whole. Do you see mostly internal projects or external projects? Well… If your company’s...

Duration:00:36:30

Are You a PM Trainer or Consultant? Get an ACE Scholarship From Project Business Foundation. DEADLINE IS MAY 3

4/28/2020
Play Now: Take your career as a PM Trainer or PM Consultant to the next level and become an Approved Consultant & Educator (ACE) without financial investment. Watch the video for details: The Scholarship for the ACE program of the Project Business Foundation is to help a limited number of trainers, consultants, and other experts to gain this coveted qualification during times burdened with the Corona crisis. Apply Now

Episode 448: How Laws and Regulations Affect Projects (Free)

4/27/2020
Play Now: James Franklin, PMP Every project that you have ever worked on had at least one constraint. Maybe your current project has a fixed budget and maybe the previous one had to be completed by a certain deadline. But I am also sure of this: your projects had to follow laws and regulations. The laws you have to follow can be major laws, like Sarbanes-Oxley here in the USA, the protection of personal data laws in the european union, or the intellectual property laws that most...

Duration:00:41:27

Episode 447: Project Business and Project Business Management (Free)

4/14/2020
Play Now: Oliver F. Lehmann, PMP Today we are going to talk about Project Business and Project Business Management, and if you have no idea what that means then welcome to the club. Cornelius didn't know what either of these terms meant when he heard them for the first time. But now he does. Thanks to Oliver F. Lehmann. Oliver wrote the defining book on the topic called Project Business Management (Best Practices in Portfolio, Program, and Project Management). In addition to that, he...

Duration:00:52:18

Episode 446: Project Scope Management - The Secret to Project Success (Free)

3/28/2020
Play Now: Karthik Ramamurthy Disruptive business models, technological progress and intense competition force your customers to continuously innovate. Clients naturally demand that you deliver high-quality projects involving complex, ever-changing scope at tight budgets and within compressed timelines. Is this challenging? Absolutely! Innovative, effective scope management is a must for project success. Listen in as we discuss the successful scope management techniques from across...

Duration:00:29:51

Episode 445: Social Intelligence for Project Managers (Free)

3/6/2020
Play Now: Kim Wasson Feeling disconnected from your team? Is getting them all together more like herding cats than project management? Social intelligence concepts (the connections part of emotional intelligence) can help you connect and keep your team all moving in the same direction. This interview with Kim Wasson was recorded at the PMI® Global Conference 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. We discuss the concepts of her interactive workshop in which she helped the attendees...

Duration:00:28:18

Episode 444: What People Really Think About Risk (Free)

2/21/2020
Play Now: Dr. David Hillson Definitions are a useful starting point, but what do you really think when you hear the word risk? How does it make you feel? What about related words like "uncertainty," "threat" or "opportunity"? Building on established neurolinguistic theories of word/image association, this session will explore underlying tensions in the way practitioners think and feel about risk. Discover the surprising truth, and compare yourself with your peers. And of course, this...

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 443: Project Knowledge Sharing for Innovation (Free)

2/7/2020
Play Now: Benjamin Anyacho and Bruce Moore Employees get 50-75% of their relevant information directly from other people. All project management begins with knowledge; one of the most critical organizational assets—intellectual capital—is held captive in the minds of individuals. How to capture, share, retain and reuse this knowledge is the greatest challenge facing organizations today. This interview with Benjamin Anyacho (LinkedIn Profile) and Bruce Moore (LinkedIn Profile) was...

Duration:00:38:52

Episode 441: Facilitating a Project Planning Meeting (Free)

1/4/2020
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
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
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