I am writing this post, including some personal background information. I write to the attention of senior executives in organizations that are leading large projects, capital projects, and mega projects. You are my audience if you are an executive in what we call project owner organization. These include government, semi-gov, and private. Your projects could be oil & gas, petrochemical, unities, transportation, power generation, solar projects, real estate development, or similar. Do you need to build your project management function?Continue reading
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.
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.
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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A good friend and global virtual colleague, Mr. Neville Goedhals, has suggested this post and even provided the title. Initially, he suggested a title like “Become a highly paid professional in 35 hours”, just for fun but settled on “The current dire straits of Project Management”, to be more serious. You can refer to Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile for more information. 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
This is a video blog but focusing on a concept outlined in the PMBOK Guide that categorizes PMOs as Supporting, Controlling, or Directing. Continue reading
Ah – abbreviations – abbreviations. PMO, PMD, PMF, PM, OPM, what do all of these things mean and should we care?
Well, let us start with the last part of the opening sentence, should we care?
Can we challenge your conventional wisdom?
Today is one of those days when I wish I had more humor to deal with a difficult topic. Read on
In your organization, do you have a FMO or eFMO?
How about a cHRMO?
No, then for sure you have an MMO or TMO.
No? Continue reading
SUKAD has been working to help promote professional project management since our founding in 2004.
In addition to local events, we have been publishing this blog site and another in Arabic since 2011. We have a knowledge portal with some open information and other info that is restricted to SUKAD clients.
In this short message, we want to highlight the SUKAD YouTube Channel and our recent short videos series, one in English and the other in Arabic. These are casual videos with our interest to pass a message.
The images below show the current videos in the short videos series. The first image lists the 13 English videos and the second one the 12 Arabic videos that have been published as of today.