Showing 8 posts in: Project Management Training

What Really Are the Drivers of Success?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

If you’ve read the 2018 edition of PMI’s Pulse of the Profession report, “Success in Disruptive Times,” you know their top three drivers are:Executive Sponsorship Controlling Project Scope and ... Read More »

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Competency, Project Management Research, Project Management Training

Project Success is Improving – Why, Do You Think?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

Project management has been around for decades, and so have studies on its effectiveness. The pattern in research over my years in the discipline clearly demonstrates that project success rates are improving.  Despite the... Read More »

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Leadership, Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Strategy Execution

Train Them Up Right: Developing Your Gen X and Y Project Teams

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

Not to go all Biblical-scholarly on you, but in thinking about the younger generations of project managers, the verse from Proverbs (22:6) kept ringing in my mind:Train up a child in the way he should... Read More »

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Competency, Culture & Change Management, Human Capital, Project Management Basics, Project Management Research, Project Management Training

Is It Worth It to Invest In Project/Program Management?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

"Organizations that invest in program management talent and standards improve outcomes, accountability, and efficiency."Do you agree with this statement?  Well, obviously the US Congress does!  The newly passed Program Management Improvement and... Read More »

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Competency, Governance, Project Management Training

Making Up A Budget for Next Year? Don't Skimp on Training: Here's Why

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

This is the time of year where we begin to plan our budgets.  We begin to think “What worked last year, and what didn’t?”  Where might we shift some... Read More »

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Project Management Research, Project Management Training

What Makes a Great Project Manager … Today?

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

This is a topic of perennial interest for us; Debbie Crawford has written articles about it; so have I … and in 2003 we published an entire book on the subject. Last year, we engaged over 300... Read More »

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Human Capital, Leadership, Project Management Training

Training Pays for Itself; Failure to Train Is Expensive

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

In my last post on our Strategy & Projects blog, I reported the troubling news from PMI’s 2016 Pulse of the Profession that project and program success rates have faltered, and pointed readers to... Read More »

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Competency, Performance Measurement, Project Management Research, Project Management Training

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