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PMI Program management standard is available in 10 languages
This fourth edition differs from prior editions by focusing on the principles of good program management. Program activities have been realigned to program life cycle phases rather than topics, and the first section has been expanded to address the key roles of program manager, program sponsor and program management office.
Arabic, Brazilian (Portuguese),
Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
Benefit Realization management Guide
PMI issued the “Benefit Realization management” Guide. It includes multi-level best practices and recommendations for benefit management in project, program and portfolio management.
The Guide is available free of charge for a limited time period at the PMI website.
Demands to a corporate Project/Portfolio management system
We recommend the bright in-depth research by our ResearchGate colleagues. Their work deals with the fuzzy analysis of demands of a corporate Portfolio/Project management system.
In fact this work is a very rare attempt of scientific mathematics (fuzzy logic) based analysis instead of expert one concerning information systems of a corporate level.
PMI certifications updates dates in 2018
March, 26th – PMP, PMI-ACP
May, 21st – CAPM
June, 25th – PgMP, PMI-BA
New program manager’s role in a company
Mr. Andy Jordan in his article at the projectmanagement.com discusses about the future of program management.
I recommend this very interesting and motivating article to think about program manager as a business manager, whose role is not controlling project outputs and deliverables, but in a wider context search for business opportunities for the company, and drive the organization to these new frontiers.
A small cite:
“Program managers play a critical role in helping an organization achieve success. That’s not going to change in the future as long as there is recognition that the role is evolving and shifting. Organizations should not expect to oversee a shift in project management without also seeing a similar change in related disciplines—and program management is an obvious example”.
Business Analysis Guide is available
PMI(r) Business analysis Guide is updated according to new versions od foundation standards (PMBOK Sixth, Program & Portfolio management standarts in their fourth edition).
The Guide is available for download.
4th Standard for Program management is available
is available in English at www.pmi.orgPMI published its Standard for Program Management 4th Edition by the end of September.
The Standard is available in English at http://www.pmi.org:
PMI CAPM certification is available on-lene now
PMI announces that since August, 24, 2017, the Certified Associate for Project Management (CAPM) certification is available in so-called “anywhere” mode. A candidate can pass the exam with proctor on-line supervising anywhere: at home in an office.
As CAPM is the basic level certification it is very convenient for candidates to pass it at appropriate time and location.
PMI Standard for Program Mangement 4th Edition is upcoming
On January 13-15, a conference discusses the new standard. The main change is evolution from process- to principle-based platform to fix program management best practices.
The Q3 in 2017 is an announced period for the Standard readiness.