Project Management Training

Essential Skills For Internal Project Trainers

In the quest to provide project teams with good and varied training opportunities, many Project Teams look inside their ranks for potential instructors. Seasoned PMP®s have a wealth of experience to draw on, and they understand the Project Team’s strengths and weaknesses inside and out. But being a project management trainer takes a unique set…

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6 Ways Project Teams Sabotage Their Training

Key skill sets, best practices, available technology tools, and project management thought leadership are constantly advancing. To keep pace, PMP®s must make ongoing training a top priority. Unfortunately, too many project teams unknowingly undermine their educational endeavors and spend training dollars (and their time) inefficiently. If you want to be sure your team is getting…

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Embracing Unconventional Project Ideas

Much of project management relies on innovation and creativity. The problems that arise in a project office often require ingenuity to overcome. But along with that ingenuity must come a willingness to break from tradition and to embrace ideas that don’t bear much resemblance to the way the organization has tackled problems in the past….

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6 Things PMP®’s Should Stop Doing

Project management teams are comprised of driven, high performing people. In short, they get a lot done. But along the way some PMP®s have also picked up efficiency-sapping habits. If you’re a busy PMP® looking to maximize your efforts, see if you’re doing any of these 6 things. 1 – Creating new workflows for every…

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FIND THE RIGHT ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRAINING

The benefits of ongoing education within the project office are numerous. Savvy PMP®s know that the learning never stops, and they’re always interested in finding better ways to gain new expertise. Some skills and disciplines, though, are more difficult to teach than others. If you want to cultivate an advanced project management skill, you may…

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WHY DON’T PMP®s PURSUE TRAINING?

Continuing education is crucial in the project management sector. Best practices are always evolving, new thought leadership is always emerging, and Project Team teams are always tackling projects that require new skills and expertise. Unfortunately, project management training isn’t always at the top of the priority list. There are many reasons PMP®s may not chase…

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Overcoming Common Project Leadership Challenges

Project management leaders have a lot on their plates, and are faced with specific leadership challenges. They’re charged with executing projects successfully while also overseeing budgets, soliciting stakeholder support, negotiating contracts and vendor agreements, supporting strategic initiatives, and developing their employees’ skills and expertise. With everything going on in the typical Project Team, leadership challenges are…

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EXPAND YOUR LEARNING HORIZONS

Project management teams often oversee projects that are similar in nature. They may deal primarily with the needs of just one industry, they might focus on the same few groups of end users, or they likely require the same subsets of competencies—construction management, IT development, etc—from one project to the next. This is good for…

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HOW PROJECT TEAMS CAN USE FAILURE TO IMPROVE TRAINING

Project teams—even highly skilled and typically successful ones—encounter failure now and then. The causes and impacts can vary widely, from a project that’s completed far past the allotted timeframe or outside the approved budget to a new hire that doesn’t turn out to be a good fit. But failure is one of the best learning…

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USING WEBINARS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRAINING

With the increasingly remote nature of Project Teams and project stakeholders, many teams are turning to webinars for project management training. It’s a medium that can be highly effective if used correctly. Below are tips to help your Project Team boost engagement and get the most out of online training. Provide a comprehensive agenda. Project team…

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