Tuesday, September 30, 2014

5 Good Questions that Project Managers Ask the Team

I recently had someone ask me for some tips on getting a project executed.

I learned this (and relearned this) on projects I've worked on. These are important questions to ask those who are performing the tasks on the project.

  1. Schedule: Here is your lists of Tasks. Will you still be able to get these done in the durations listed and in the timelines scheduled?
  2. Dependencies: For your tasks that are listed here, is there anything that would prevent you from starting (or finishing) on time?
  3. ...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

PMLL Episode 0164 PMLL Project Quality Management, PMBOK 5e (PMPExamPrep)

Notes and Podcast info from the PMlessonsLearned.com Conference Call:
Topic: PMLL Project Quality Management, PMBOK 5e (PMPExamPrep)
PMlessonsLearned.com founder and PM Best Practices host: Henry Will, PMP
PMlessonsLearned.com PMPExamPrep host: Dana Safford, PMP
Presenter: Dana Safford, PMP

Date of Conference Call: 04Sep2014
Podcast Number: 0164

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On July 31st 2013, the Fifth Edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, also called the PMBOK Guide, became the basis for the Project Management Professional or PMP exam. This month’s PMP Study Group call continues the deep-dive into the PMBOK Fifth Edition or 5e. In this session, we will focus on the Project Quality Management knowledge area as laid out in the Fifth edition. Dana Safford, PMP, will provide insight and practical examples of everything you need to know to build your critical knowledge mass and pass the PMP exam on the first attempt.

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