Time versus Schedule Management

One of the changes in the current PMBOK Guide 6th Edition compared with the previous PMBOK Guide 5th Edition is the renaming of Time Management as Schedule Management. The change came unexpected for members like me and got me thinking. The first time when someone argued the “time management” expression Read More

50 years of advancing Project Management

Project Management Institute (PMI) was founded back in 1969 as a nonprofit organization. A lot can be said about the amount of work done and milestones reached since that humble beginning. The most important highlights Worldwide include: Serving more than 2.9 million professionals Counting over 500,000 members in 208 countries and Read More

The 3 Magic Questions

Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee presents her “3 Magic Questions” technique for managing an under-performer: “What is your understanding?” “What the deliverable will look like?” “What are the first 3 steps you are going to take to begin working on this task?” These 3 questions ensure there is task clarity and Read More

It’s More than Just a Lane – The Art of Managing Transportation Projects in the City

The July dinner event was sponsored by SNC Lavalin Vancouver and took place on their building rooftop in downtown. All involved in selecting this location deserve high praise because the view from up there was breathtaking! Ron Lee, P.Eng, Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Engineering, SNC-Lavalin Inc was a knowledgeable and engaging Read More

5 Common Project Management Mistakes

An excellent short video courtesy of Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee, focused on the 5 common project management mistakes: Ignoring the Team Slacker Skipping the Initiation Phase Skipping Risk Analysis Not Being Brutally Honest with the Project Sponsor Failing to Learn from Previous Mistakes Hope you will enjoy it like we Read More