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Do you want to control your projects instead of having them control you? Managing risks could be the answer, but avoiding the mistakes others have made is key to overall project success. Here is a list of the most common risk management mistakes as well as tips on how to avoid them.
It’s that time again. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is updating their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This occurs about every five years. It’s PMI’s way of keeping the book current with today’s project management practices. For RMC it means that all of our books, software, and classes have to be revised to stay in alignment with the PMBOK® Guide. It also provides us with the opportunity to make other changes to our products and courses so we can deliver the best possible learning experiences. As the Lead Developmental Editor I am managing all updating efforts for our upcoming PMP Exam Prep book in collaboration with RMC Learning Solutions Owner Tim Mulcahy. And we are hard at it. RMC’s flagship product, Rita Mulcahy’s ™ PMP® Exam Prep book, is undergoing extensive changes. Many are driven by updates found within the PMBOK® Guide, while…
Consider the following example: While planning one of my projects, my core project team assessed our sponsor, “William”, to have high influence but low interest in our project. William would routinely arrive late to meetings, be distracted by his phone, and leave early saying he had more important meetings to attend. When he was present, his gloomy attitude affected the rest of the team. They did not want to speak up in front of him fearing that they may have to face his disdain.