Episode 408: How to Write Excellent User Stories (Free) #PMOT #agile

Play Now: Get PMI Agile Cerfified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Training on your phone: Betsy Stockdale and Cornelius Fichtner In agile, technically anyone can write user stories. Sounds easy, right? However, many people really do not have a good understanding of how to write high-quality stories or effectively manage the product backlog. In this interview you will learn about the full life cycle of...

Episode 407: The Agile Practice Guide (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: Get PMI Agile Cerfified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Training on your phone: Jesse Fewell, Mike Griffiths and Cornelius Fichtner Work is changing from industrial, routine work to knowledge-oriented work that requires more of an ongoing collaborative endeavor to manage change, complexity, and uncertainty. Learn how project management has evolved to reflect these changes with the publication...

Episode 406: Leading Projects Without Authority (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: Download Project Management Professional (PMP)® training to your pocket: Jeff Kissinger and Cornelius Fichtner You’ve been there, right? You’ve managed a project where nobody on the team reported to you. But what can a project manager do to succeed other than beg borrow or steal in this situation? This interview with Jeff Kissinger (LinkedIn Profile) was recorded at the superb...

Episode 405.2: The PMI-ACP Exam is Changing in 2018 (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: PMI Agile Cerfified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Training on your mobile device: Alicia Burke, Global Product Manager PMI-ACP The Agile Practice Guide was released together with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition in September 2017. As a result the Project Management Institute (PMI)® wil implement a “lexicon update” to the PMI...

Episode 405.1: The PMP Exam is Changing in 2018 (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: Simona Fallavollita and Cornelius Fichtner The exam for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is driven by current practices in the profession. Because project management is evolving, so is the PMP exam. As a result of the release of the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition in September 2017, the PMP exam will change...

Episode 404: Building Trust Using Virtual Communication (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: Project Management Professional (PMP)® Training on your mobile device: Sara Gallagher and Cornelius Fichtner A large number of projects these days rely on virtual teams. This means that we project managers must master how we communicate in a virtual setting in order to properly lead our teams. But how do you build trust as a leader if nobody can actually see you? This interview with...

Episode 403: Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam get PMP Training on your phone from The PM PrepCast: Marygracesoleil Ericson Advanced product quality planning (or APQP) is a framework of procedures and techniques used to develop products in industry, particularly the automotive industry. This interview about APQP with Marygracesoleil Ericson (LinkedIn Profile) was recorded one day...

Episode 402: Generational Sensitivity and Diversity for Project Leaders (Free) #PMOT

Play Now: For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam get PMP Training on your phone from The PM PrepCast: Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP Here are some buzzwords for you: Multi-generational teams. Generational shifts. Inter- and intra-generational communication. Multi-generational workplace. Millennials vs baby boomers. I think you get the idea… right? We’re here today to talk about...

Episode 401: Emotional Intelligence for Project Leaders (Premium) #PMOT

This episode is reserved for subscribers of the Premium Podcast. Learn how to subscribe to the Premium Podcast to access this interview and transcript… For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam on your phone with The PM PrepCast: Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP Those of you who have, will or are preparing for your PMP exam, inevitably come across the term “Interpersonal Skills”....

Episode 400: Mindfulness for Project Managers #PMOT

Play Now: Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP Becoming better at project management and by extension also becoming a better project manager does not necessarily mean learning about and then also implementing the latest tools, techniques or methodologies. Instead, it can simply mean that you start paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment and nonjudgmentally. That’s mindfulness. Mindfulness...