Tag Archives: PM Maturity

How to build and sustain the organizational project management system?

In this post, I am sharing another video from the Applied Project Management by SUKAD YouTube channel. This video is also from the first project management forum organized in Dubai; the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF).

Organizational Project Management

The video is about OPM, Organizational Project Management. It is a 3-hour workshop that presents The SUKAD Way™ for Managing Projects approach for building and sustaining the OPM System. We follow a model called The Seven Elements of Project Management Maturity™ that we developed in SUKAD in 2010.

Click on the picture to access the video and keep in mind, it is 3-hour but you can claim 3 PDU for it if you a PMI certificate holder.

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Do organizations need a PMO or a project management department?

In this post, I am sharing a video from the Applied Project Management by SUKAD YouTube channel. This video is from the first project management forum organized in Dubai; the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF).

The video is about PMO, Project Management Office and makes the case to elevate the status of PMO and Project Management in organizations from an “office” to a formal “department”. In other words, is there a need to transform from PMO to project management department?

The video is via this link. It is 27 minutes but because it was a live event; the sound quality is not best.

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Do you want to earn 4 PDU for nada dinero?

In this post, I am sharing a playlist on our Applied Project Management by SUKAD YouTube channel. This playlist is about PMO, OPM, and related topics and includes a session recorded in a workshop a few years back. If you watch the whole thing, you should be able to claim 4 PDU with PMI.

The Playlist is via this link.

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Why some organizations do not follow proper PM Practices? مع تسجيل صوتي بالعربي

We often hear from practitioners and read on social media platforms that many organizations around the world, do not implement proper project management practices. Maybe the situation is different from one country to another, and one cannot generalize. However, the question is valid, why (some) organizations do not follow ‘proper’ project management practices? Continue reading

How to build a sustainable organizational project management system?

How to build a sustainable organizational project management system? Why is it important to build such a system? We have a PMO, is not this enough?

Join us for a workshop in Singapore on how to build and sustain the Organizational Project Management System, from policies to methods, processes, procedures … Continue reading

What Makes a Good Project Estimate

It has been our observations that estimating is still more of guesswork rather than using proper techniques and leading practices. Estimating is also directly related to the project management maturity of an organization. In the general context, estimating refer to process of developing cost and time estimates – a time estimate is also called a schedule. In this article, we focus on cost estimating. Continue reading

How to measure project success? CAM2P™ versus PMBOK® Guide

This is the fourth and last article in a four-article series on the subject of project success. Article 1 was mostly an introduction to the subject; article 2 was explaining the four dimensions; article 3 provided an example, real case study, and this article, compares the application of this concept to PMBOK® Guide.

Background

In November of 2012, the author was invited as one of the keynote speakers at the PMI Lebanon Chapter first annual conference, we chose this subject – but the presentation time was about 25 minutes only. The audience was a mix of experienced professionals, students, managers, project managers, and PMPs. Continue reading

How to measure project success? Example per the four dimensions!

This is the third article in a four-article series on the subject of project success. Article 1 was mostly an introduction to the subject; article 2 was explaining the four dimensions, and this article provides an example, real case study.

Introduction

Usually in our classes, such as the Introduction to Project Management, we have the class participants’ work on real projects from their work environment. This is beneficial since the participants can readily relate the learning and apply it, starting from the class, especially when the course is about a project management methodology. Continue reading

How to measure project success? The four dimensions!

This is the second article in a four-article series on the subject of project success.

Introduction

In the previous article, we stated that we are discussing project success,

  • From an organizational perspective; not individuals, and
  • From the owner perspective; not the service provider.

With the above in mind, what are the four dimensions? Continue reading