Project Management is not just a career path. It is a strategic competency necessary for the growth and future of a company.
Over the years, I have seen project management grow from a part-time assignment to a dedicated profession. There are two ways of learning project management practices: from your own mistakes and from the mistakes of others. For companies that have not yet realized the ROI on project management education, their employees will learn from their own mistakes, and that can be costly. If you believe that the cost of PM education is high, think of what the cost of PM ignorance is worth when mistakes are made. Need I say more?
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International Project Management Day 2014
International Project Management Day is an annual free virtual summit hosted by the International Institute for Learning in order to celebrate and acknowledge the dedicated professionals of the discipline of project management – join us on November 6th, 2014 to view multimedia presentations from leaders from around the world, earn PDUs and connect with peers andRead more
Can Project Management Metrics Create Stakeholder Synergy? Be Careful What You Wish For.
By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Sr. Executive Director for Project Management International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) Introduction: Synergy occurs when the interaction of a cohesive group of elements produces an effect that is greater or more favorable than the sum of the individual efforts. Now, let’s apply this to project management by replacingRead more
The Changing Landscape for Project Management Life Cycle Phases
By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Sr. Executive Director for Project Management The International Institute for Learning ©2014 by Harold Kerzner. All rights Reserved. INTRODUCTION: For the past two decades, companies have embarked upon continuous improvement efforts in all areas of project management. Most of the changes were small, even just cosmetic, and usually involved the forms,Read more