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Episode 480: How To Manage Multiple Projects (Free) #PMOT

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Research shows there are more people managing multiple projects than single projects, and yet there is not much information about it.

To be able to manage big, single projects requires abilities that we, as project managers, have learned and developed over the years; learning about managing various projects is the new ability to learn.

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Episode 479: Project Management Principles 9-12 (Free)

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This episode is the third of three in which Cornelius Fichtner explores the following four project management principles that were introduced by the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition:

  • 09. Complexity - Limiting effects of system interactions
  • 10. Risk - Reducing risk for project success
  • 11. Adaptability - Designing processes so you can be nimble
  • 12. Change - Readying everyone for what’s coming

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Episode 478: Project Management Principles 5-8 (Free)

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This episode is the first of three in which Cornelius Fichtner explores the following four project management principles that were introduced by the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition:

  • 5. Holistic Thinking - Taking a systems-view approach
  • 6. Leadership - Leading over managing
  • 7. Tailoring - Finding the right fit for each project
  • 8. Quality - Doing it right the first time

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Episode 477: Project Management Principles 1-4 (Free)

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This episode is the first of three in which Cornelius Fichtner explores the following four project management principles that were introduced by the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition:

  • 1. Stewardship - Taking care of your project
  • 2. Team - Building a solid team culture
  • 3. Stakeholders - Engaging stakeholders brings success
  • 4. Value - Delivering what's important

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Episode 476: How to Successfully LEAD Hybrid and Remote Projects (Free)

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Projects are done by people, and we project managers are responsible to ensure that everyone on the team stays motivated. How do you do that when half of your team works from home (with a barking dog in the background), some sit next to you at their desks, and the rest are in various branch offices around the world? Welcome to the world of managing hybrid and remote projects.

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Episode 475: How the PMBOK® Guide 7th Edition Changes the PMP® Exam (Free)

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On 19-Nov-2021 PMI began using the PMBOK Guide 7th edition as one of the ten reference books for the PMP exam. If you are preparing for the PMP exam you probably have questions like: What does that mean for my exam? Do I now have to read PMBOK 7? What about PMBOK 6? Will I need additional training? Is my exam simulator updated for this?

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Episode 474: Getting the Job (and Your Project) Done (Free)

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Today’s workplace has evolved. Yet the strategies to empower employees and teams are still maturing. Join Cornelius Fichtner and Kevin Torf and let them fill this gap by providing a practical framework to inspire teams and keep them accountable for ultimate success. Rather than impose a single method to make you a better project manager, we will look at a flexible strategy that will help you lead confidently, take advantage of all the perspectives on your team, and get the job and project done on time without having to sacrifice quality.

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Episode 472: Cornelius Fichtner's New Book (Free)

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Cornelius Fichtner's new book The 50 PMP® Exam Prep Questions Everyone Gets Wrong is now available.

The premise is, that there are some topics everyone gets wrong on the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. Being able to answer tricky questions can mean the difference between a pass and a fail. Using data from thousands of mock PMP exams and insights from experienced classroom trainers, he identified, analyzed and explains the project management concepts that most students struggle to grasp.

Buy the book on Amazon.

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Episode 471: Project Business Automation (Free)

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Project Business Automation (PBA) is a category of business systems that are designed to integrate and automate the business processes of project-based companies. So if your company is in a project driven industry - for example construction, engineering or professional services - where you work on projects that are paid for by your customers, then having a PBA system is a must.

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Episode 469: Emerging Agile Trends (Free)

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As we look ahead to the remainder of the year, there are still several trends that are emerging in both Agile Project Management and Agile Product Development. By making project managers aware of these trends, and ensuring that they understand not only the trend, but also its impact, they will be well prepared to tackle problems that arise in the Agile Space, well into the future.

In this interview, Kevin Reilly and Cornelius Fichtner will discuss the top Agile trends that are emerging in 2021, including:

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Episode 468: Project Management is Change Management (Free)

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The disciplines of change management and project management are both necessary when executing a project or initiative. Each discipline brings the critical structure needed for effectively implementing change and achieving the results you want.

Yet, change management and project management must work together to achieve successful change. Doing so creates a unified value proposition, which sets the foundation for tactical integration and delivers value across all aspects of the project, including both the people side and technical side.

Join Tim Creasey and Cornelius Fichtner in this livestream where they look at the basics of change management, discuss the differences and similarities to project management, and give you tips and best practices to implement change management on your projects today.

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Episode 467: PMI Answers Your Questions About The PMP Exam 2021 (Free)

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On Jan 1st 2021, the Project Management Institute (PMI)® rolled out an updated Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. For example: The PMP® exam went from 200 questions down to 180 questions, 50% of the exam is now on agile and hybrid methodologies, and there are two ten-minute breaks. And these are just three of the many changes

So, I’m sure you have questions.

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