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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

West Michigan PMI Professional Development Day 2017

WMPMI PDD 2017 — PM-IQ – Thought Leadership for the Project Manager On September 27th, West Michigan PMI Chapter organized the annual Professional Development Day around the concept of thought leadership. It is easy to say “I am a leader”, but more important is to be able to act / speak 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