This article is indirectly an announcement for a project management seminar that SUKAD will be hosting in Dubai on the 16th of April 2018, and likely to repeat in Abu Dhabi on 30 April 2018. The hot topic of the day is “Debunking the myth of what is a project management methodology.” Continue reading
Is it time to rethink the project management function? What triggered this discussion, is a recent post on rethinking the PMO. I know I have written on this topic before, but many articles on social media keep popping up, which encouraged me to write again. Today, we will make the case to rethink the project management function. We advocate moving from PMO to OPM, organizational project management.
First, we will start with some definitions to ensure alignments. Continue reading
Project Management Seminars
Would you be interested in attending an evening (or daytime) project management seminar?
This article is to seek your input on selecting topics for a project management seminar series.
We also want to address organizations if they would be interested in partnering with us by hosting one or more of these seminars or even full-day workshop. Continue reading
Do you need a project management methodology for managing projects? Or, do you believe that existing standards, guides, and certifications are enough?
Guides are useful, but do they offer a project management methodology?
The #PMP is in high demand but is it enough to manage projects successfully?
We think that #certification is good and has value but not enough on its own.
Dear friends and readers of this blog site:
We would like your opinion and help.
If we were to develop online courses, short courses or a series of courses on a given project management topic,
- What would be the topics that you would like to learn about?
- What do you think are some of the challenges facing our domain of project management?
- What are some of the pain-points you have experienced or observed in the community?
We want to hear from you and feel free to elaborate on the above questions and adding other points that you think are relevant.
Please, either comment on the blog site, below the blog (that would be a public comment) or respond privately via filling the form below.
This post includes excerpts from a Case Study that we will be publishing later this year. The post is from Chapter 1. The Case Study, let us call it MLP, or ML Program for now.
Project or Program
The question of project or program (project management or program management) often confuses practitioners of project management. This case study is not about project management versus program management, therefore, we will only offer the definitions that we follow in SUKAD Group, which are the basis for all of our work and the context in this case study. Continue reading
In numerous discussions online, even in guides like the PMBOK Guide, there is so much focus on the project rather than the organization and on the project manager rather than organizational project management.
What I mean is Continue reading
Continuing with posts on agile, what is agile and how does it integrate with a project management methodology? Continue reading