Project Management

PMBOK Guide and Other PMI Standards

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: PMP Certification, Project Management, Project Management in Federal Government, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The PMBOK Guide is the Project Management Body of Knowledge. It's the accumulated and accepted best practices in PM. Here are the details.

Project Management – What is Project Management?

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: General Project Management Skills, PMP Certification, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Project Management Institute (PMI) defines a “project” as “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique result” in the PMBOK® Guide.

7 Workplace Trends in Atlanta for this 2019

By | January 25th, 2019|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, PMP Certification, Project Management|

Are you currently looking for work? Are you employed but hoping to make a major career change sometime soon? Whichever description applies, it’s important that you understand how workplaces are changing throughout Atlanta. The quicker you are able to adapt to the workplace trends in Atlanta that are just around the corner, the easier it will [...]

Famous Project Managers – What we can learn

By | December 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|

Before anyone invented the name “project manager”, in fact, before anyone had invented the English language, there were people in the role of project manager who oversaw projects we can now see as legendary. Looking back in time can be difficult. Some of these project managers were recent, but the earliest dates back over 4,000 years. [...]

Slowing down to learn the PMP exam

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Slowing down to study the PMP exam is the best way to learn more and pass the exam. Take your time and have a great plan.

Failed the PMP Exam? – What to do now

By | December 18th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Failing the PMP exam is frustrating, but there are lots of reasons to take it again. Need some encouragement? Here it is.

Project Management Careers: Today and in the Future

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Introduction to Project Management Careers Project management (PM) has been around since the first caveman rolled a rock with his friends to cover the entrance to his cave. In ancient Egypt, India, China, and many other places, the scale of the projects that they created is beyond anything we can even imagine, often spanning many generations. [...]

Project Management – Personnel and Time Management

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , |

They’re everywhere these days, in your face, demanding your attention, forcing you to change directions at every moment. They are cell phones and emails and they are the biggest time wasters since… probably forever. Time management, and managing the people who consume your time, is at the heart of keeping control over your projects. This is [...]

Project Management and Change – The Fine Art of Flexibility

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”  ― Lao Tzu on Change As a project manager, as with everything else in life, everything is constantly changing. “But, wait Yada, my PMP Jedi Master,” [...]

The Evolution of Project Management – Andy Jordan – Guest Writer

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Project management has changed a lot in the last couple of decades.  I guess you can say that about a lot of professions, because of the impact of technology, but in project management there are more factors at play.  It started with the emergence of Agile as an alternative to traditional, plan driven project management (often [...]