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PMBOK 6th Processes Schema

The excellent Excel-based memo on PMBOK 6th process groups, processes and knowledge areas.

It suits for clarifying PMBOK based project management workflow as well as PMP 6th preparation.

Enjoy! And thank the author!

Portfolio Management Standard 4th version

The PMI’s Standard for Portfolio management 4th (2017) is available for purchase and download.

Main changes:

  • Portfolio Life Cycle is properly defined;
  • Performance Management is detailed into Capacity, Capability, and Value management
  • Stakeholder Engagement instead of Communication management
  • Linkage to Business Strategy Execution is defined
  • Portfolio Governance is defined as a separate area, including roles and responsibilities
  • Risk management as the leading area in Portfolio management. Risk Appetite.

Our instant partner – Dr. Danil Dintsis is the Standard Exposure Review Team member.

 

 

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:

PM trainings upgrade to PMBOK 6th Roadmap

PMI(r) has officially informed education providers (R.E.P.’s) that:

  1. PMP(r) preparation courses should START upgrading to PMBOK6th since January 1st, 2018.
  2. Other PDU-granted courses based on PMBOK5th are valid till March, 26th, 2018 – the date when new PMBOK6th based exam takes place.
  3. PMP(r) exam will be still based on the same ECO, so its structure remains unchanged.

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PMBoK 6th is available

The new PMBOK sixth edition is available now.

It contains a Project management Standard and Practice Tools and Techniques.

Different project models such as waterfall, phased, iterative, and adaptive are described. The Agile practices are separated into an additional Practical Guide.

The new knowledge area – Knowledge management – expanded the Execution process group.

Time management is Schedule management now, and

Human Resource management became simply Resource management, and it covers management of all types of resources.

 

 

Fill your PMP application correct

At Templates page there is a link to a template, which helps to submit a candidate’s project management experience for PMP application. It calculates number of symbols, working hours, and is well-structured.

Enjoy!

 

Upcoming changes in PMP certification

The PMI has announced the changes in PMP and other Project management certifications in connection with PMBOK Sixth is available since September, 6th.

The main change is a new chapter concerning project manager’s leadership skills: communication, team skills, business strategy understanding, and others.

Some updates concern new terminology and chapters renaming.

The exam update is announced in Q1 2018 with more strict date coming soon.

 

Why projects fail? Murphy law…

Why well-organized, equipped, and managed projects fail? Murphy law? Psychological factors? Attention to details?
I recommend a very useful webinar: 
https://www.projectmanagement.com/videos/396187/Why-do-projects-fail–Murphy-s-law-

PMP holders earn 20% more

According to a survey of almost 25000 project managers all over the world the average annual income of non-certified managers is $91000, while the PMP holders earn about $111000.

The research is available at: http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/learning/project-management-salary-survey.pdf?la=en

PMI Standart for Portfolio management new edition

PMI(r) Standard for Portfolio management 4th ed. is available for open independent review till February, 23.

Any volunteer PMI member  can send his/her review at PMI website.