project management training

IS YOUR Project Team READY TO SURVIVE THESE 4 CRISIS MOMENTS?

Project management professionals know how to plan for project glitches and they’re skilled at developing effective contingency plans, but sometimes events happen outside the Project Team that spark panic internally. Don’t let the unexpected block your team’s path to success. Even if these four scenarios seem outside your control, there are steps you can take…

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BETTER PMP® RETENTION THROUGH TRAINING

Project management is a highly competitive field, and experienced, skilled project management professionals are in demand in industries across the spectrum. Retaining key employees continues to be a challenge, with organizations continually looking for innovative and compelling ways to keep high-performing PMP®s on board. One concept that’s often overlooked, even in progressive Project Teams, is the…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING CROSS-SKILLED

Project management teams are comprised of individuals with a variety of backgrounds, experience levels, and skill sets. That’s one of the strengths of the Project Team—they possess a deep well of expertise in multiple areas. There are many advantages to this structure, but savvy PMP®s are increasingly seeing the need to broaden their capabilities and…

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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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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THESE NICHE TRAINING AREAS?

We’ve covered a number of competencies Project Teams may want to focus on when developing a project management training program. But a handful of additional skills might also prove beneficial, depending on the existing expertise within the project team, the needs of the organization, the availability (and use) of external resources, and the commitment of…

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The Benefits of Including Project Sponsors in Your Training Program

Corporate America invests millions of dollars each year in project management – offices, technology, project management training, and project management consulting support. Conversely, data reflects that even with project management being a relatively common process used at most companies; project success rates do not reflect the investment. Studies show that project management success rates range between…

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Team Project Management Training Done Right

Many Project Teams include team-based project management training sessions as part of their educational program. It’s often an effective way to solidify preferred methodologies among all members while enhancing communication between working groups and smoothing out task hand offs. But creating useful team training courses takes more than just putting everyone in a room and…

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WHICH TYPE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRAINING DO YOU NEED?

Figuring out the right project management training program—especially when time and money are both in limited supply—sometimes seems overwhelming. But project management competency training can really be broken down into 3 primary categories. Fortunately, by understanding which category you fall into, the task of getting the instruction you need becomes a little more straightforward. Refresh…

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MOTION GRAPHIC: HOW MUCH IS BAD PROJECT MANAGEMENT COSTING YOU?

Bad project management can be a very large cost to your organization. Check out our latest motion graphic video filled with stats on the costly expense of bad project management. Learn more about how our Duration-Driven Methodology can help your next project and don’t forget to check out if our open training is coming to a city near…

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Motion Graphic – The Control Process

The foundation for successful projects is the use of a formal, proactive control process continuously over the life of the project.  Though most studies agree on its importance, the control process tends to be the single most common element that project teams underemphasize. PMAlliance can help implement a best in class, proven control process that…

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Project Experience

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Portfolio Management
Successful portfolio management calls for exceptional data management skills and diligent oversight across multiple efforts.
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Manufacturing
Demanding, time sensitive, and finely tuned, manufacturing projects require close attention and experienced oversight.
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IT Projects
Organizations must be able to successfully execute challenging and highly visible technology projects to maximize revenue.
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Power Plants
Power Plants must be able to keep these vital infrastructure assets current, efficient, and economically positive.
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Energy
High-profile hurdles and expensive risks of failure make these projects critical to manage properly from the very beginning.
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Aerospace
Presents complexities at nearly every stage, from allocating resources to controlling schedule variances, or clearing regulatory & safety hurdles.
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Cross-Functional
Ensuring team members are able to move outside the silos of their department or discipline is the key to achieving success.
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Product Dev
Design and other early-stage activities must be carefully orchestrated while maintaining visibility on future impacts and resource needs.
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Mergers & Acquisitions
Among the riskiest and most strategically important initiatives a company can undertake, and their outcomes can make or break the business.
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Finance & Insurance
Technology implementations call for the right level of planning detail and diligent oversight.
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ERP & SAP
An ERP implementation can be among the most disruptive and strategically important initiative an organization can undertake.