Understanding the Interaction of the Program Manager with Project Managers

In this post, we will review the interaction between the program and project teams and how a program manager interacts with the various project managers on the program team including defining the flow of information and communication between project teams and the overall program. Here are a few important guidelines. First, it’s important to realize [...]

Difference in PMP and PgMP Certifications – Preparation and Qualification

PMP Certification Examination The PMP and PgMP are certifications offered by the PMI. The PMP (Project Management Professional) certification focuses on the Project Management discipline and covers the knowledge, process areas, and best practices related to the profession of project management as formulated by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This knowledge, referred to as the [...]

Project Management Certifications

A number of project management certifications are available from a number of organizations. The following lists some of the most common ones. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) by PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP) by PMI PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) by PMI PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) by [...]

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management refers to the management of projects that employ an agile methodology for product or service delivery. Although certain Agile methodologies such as Scrum and others empower their teams to make decisions and don't advocate the use of traditional project managers, the various other management aspects of such projects still need management, which [...]

Contract Management Plan and Template

Large projects and programs with complex contractual requirements necessitate the documentation of a contact management plan. This post delineates the various areas that must be addressed in such a plan. They are as follows: Organization's contract management team Contractual team roles and responsibilities Overview of the project or program contractual administration Relationship of the program's [...]

Scope Management and Control

Managing and controlling the scope of a project or a program is one of the most critical aspects in project management. Scope management includes functions related to defining the scope, establishing a baseline, monitoring and controlling changes to the scope, and documenting all aspects related to scope modification requests and changes. A project and program [...]

Planning and Running Project and Program Meetings

Meetings are inevitable in all types of projects and programs. Meetings are useful when sharing information or discussing issues and problems with team members and stakeholders. Meetings can be between internal team members, progress updates provided to senior management, vendor meetings, and others. However, the many number of meetings can lead to a misuse of [...]

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