Category Archives: Project Management Training

How can we travel the project journey, successfully?

Road Maps to Travel the Project Journey: End-to-End

Almost every organization today deliver value to their shareholders, customers, or citizens and the community through projects. The vital question is how to enhance the chance of success, deliver excellence, and maximize value? How to ensure that the management of these projects will produce maximum benefits? Continue reading

Six factors to consider when selecting a PM training provider? مع تسجيل صوتي بالعربي

In times of uncertainty and cost pressures, organizations often cut training and learning programs or go after low-cost providers not realizing the short and long-term impact of that decision. Continue reading

Should I pursue a PMP certification or consider alternatives?

Project Management certification is highly popular among individuals and organizations.

Although the PMP® might not be the best for enhancing organizational performance, it is the preferred certification by those who want to make their CV looks better for potential employers; especially if they are looking for a new job. Continue reading

What is the main use of the WBS?

There is a discussion going on on Facebook about WBS and what would be the use of the WBS. Like many PMP questions, the real world answer might be slightly different than the PMP exam.

Here is the question posted without editing.

What is WBS used for :
1- only for complex project
2-used for planing
3-top to down list of activities
4–down to top itemes of project

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A personal post, Mounir Ajam Career Path

I hope this post will not be misunderstood and taken for what it is – sharing a personal career path that started in 1984 in engineering and shifted to project management in 1990 and continuing to today. This is a sample career path and we hope it will inspire others to lead.

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Is the project management community receptive to new ideas?

Is the project management community receptive to new ideas? Maybe we should zoom in and ask: are professionals who subscribe to one professional association open to things from outside the association?

Will share a couple of stories.

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Are these gaps in the PMBOK® Guide?

Every time I am delivering a course or workshop on the PMBOK® Guide it is like love-hate relationship. Continue reading

Is this a qualified PMI Registered Education Provider?

In the past we have written a few posts about the quality of project management training and even the quality of some providers that have been approved by PMI as Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). Continue reading

How can we make training more applicable to learners?

It is common to hear the following comments in feedback to classes and workshops: “it would have been great to link the materials to our own internal way of doing things”. Another comments, “it would also be great if the examples and case studies are from our own work.”

We agree with both of the above comments – that would be ideal but ….

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Myths about PMI and PM Training

Recently we have published an article on Myth and thoughts about project management. Today, after a couple of independent exchanges on Facebook, we are writing this post with an emphasis on myths about PMI (The Project Management Institute) and PM training. Continue reading