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Implementing Organizational Project Management: A Practice GuideImplementing Organizational Project Management: A Practice Guide

An effective project management methodology provides a standardized, organization- or situation-specific approach that encourages efficient use of resources so organizations can focus on their most important tasks — leading, innovating and delivering. Use the Practice Guide to help develop project management methodologies at your organization.

Bask in the knowledgeBask in the knowledge

PMI® SeminarsWorld is coming to San Diego 1–4 December and the forecast is ideal for professional growth and development.

Sharpen your leadership skills, learn about next-generation PMOs, earn PDUs, and network with peers — all in a small group environment with plenty of discussion and hands-on learning.

Register today.

Poor requirements management is a big problem…Poor requirements management is a big problem…

…second only to changing organization priorities as a major cause of project failure. Make sure it’s not your problem. Attend these new sessions at our upcoming global congress:

  • Open Jam: Business Analysis & Product Management in Agile
  • Business Analysis and Requirements (BAR) track.

(Data source: PMI 2014 Pulse of the Profession® study)

Reenergizing your project manager Reenergizing your project manager

When a project manager’s performance slips, lackluster engagement may be the culprit. Organizations can help wayward employees get re-engaged before problems occur. See the tips in our latest feature on Career Central.

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Earn a certification that employers demand

PMI credentials distinguish you in the job market and can help you move ahead. Several certifications including the PMP® validate a range of education and experience levels in project management. Find out more or get started now to apply.

Show that you have the strategic knowledge and expertise to drive results at your organization. Test for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)SM — scores will be available immediately.

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communities of practice

Project management is a dynamic profession and you’ll want to stay up to date. Become a member for all the resources that keep you informed, improve your technique and support your career.

Join our communities of practice to expand the boundaries of knowledge, and to give or get advice from peers who share your interests.

Get involved in a PMI chapter to enjoy events, education and networking with practitioners near you.

Learn more about project management

Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling — 11th EditionProject Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling — 11th Edition

This essential guide for project management by Harold R. Kerzner includes updated and new content on measuring project management ROI and project management’s value to stakeholders, plus improved alignment with the PMBOK® Guide and support to those preparing for the PMP® certification exam.

Requirements management — a core competency for successRequirements management — a core competency for success

Our new Pulse of the Profession® in-depth report finds that 47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management. The problem is multi-faceted, tied to a lack of focus on people, processes and culture.

Learn more about the struggles faced by organizations and the way forward in our latest Pulse report.

7 Steps to Stronger Relationships with Your Sponsor7 Steps to Stronger Relationships with Your Sponsor

The sponsor and the project manager hold the project family together. The sponsor represents the interests of the organization and all the stakeholders. You speak for the project team. These tips—heavily leaning toward better communication—will help you cement the bond. Read the full story.

Why Ethics Matter at Work Why Ethics Matter at Work

Ethical lapses in projects contribute to huge losses, brand dilution and a workplace culture that damages trust and leadership effectiveness. Alankar Karpe, PMI-ACP, PMP who serves on the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group, explains the dilemma and the right way forward.