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by Morley Selver, P.Eng., IPMA-B

As I mentioned in a previous article, you have to treat every project as if it will end up in court. If you are unfortunate enough to be there, then you want to be on the winning side. You need a reputation that cannot be called into question. In your project management career you...

by Morley Selver, P.Eng., IPMA-B

HHas This Ever Happened To You? Have you ever go to a scope review meeting with the client where they keep adding items to the scope without any thought as to what the affect will be? After the scope changes are added up they can’t understand why their project is now way over...

Procept associate Dr. Mark Kozak-Holland discusses the theoretical frameworks underlying the discipline of project management and reveals the inherent weaknesses and biases we often overlook in our models. A fascinating topic for project management professionals and students of the subject.

Recorded at the 5th Annual PM Paper Competition...

Procept Associates senior consultant Morley Selver provides an overview of contract management for field personnel on construction/engineering projects in this one-hour webinar. This webinar is an overview of the concepts, taken from Procept's 2-day course of the same title, available in...

by Morley Selver, P.Eng., IPMA-B

Isn’t technology wonderful? I have a friend who works in Papua New Guinea and through the wonders of e-mail we have instant communication. I just type out a few words and hit send and within seconds he receives my musings. That is truly amazing. However, as you are well aware,...

The Project Management Institute (PMI) just released the latest figures on the number of holders of each of its certifications as of March 31, 2016. The figures show solid growth in most certifications:
 

Total Project Management Professional (PMP)...

Your Operators are the life blood of your project. For a project manager caught up in the frenzied bustle of his or her work, this can be an easy fact to overlook. However, the Operator has tremendous influence over project success. The PM who has a deep understanding of the role is in an excellent position to create an effective ally.

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Agile teams use Use Cases and User Stories to define requirements, but what other… Wait a minute... What’s a User Story?

Not everyone has heard of them but even those who have may benefit from complimentary tools that highlight patterns in the roles of stakeholders, putting a face on the users with personas.

This 1-...

Project budgets can vary from $5,000 to whatever size a company can handle. The problem companies have with capital projects is how to allocate the scarce resource (money) to the maximum benefit of the company. Some factors that go into choosing which projects get done include what the competition is doing, the company’s long-range plans, return...

Recent changes to PMI's standards and certification paths mirror changes business leaders want to see in their project managers. These changes are not random, however, they fit along an evolutionary roadmap. Supported by compelling research, this presentation will show you the emerging pattern and projects it forward to show you what skills...

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