Project Management Institute

The growth of modern project management

The benefits of Modern Project Management (MPM) include improved efficiency, increased profitability, enhanced planning, and more consistent achievement of objectives.Some mistaken views of MPM have plagued its implementation at organizations in more projects in the recent past.However, during recessionary times, companies such as IBM, Digital Equipment, Unisys, and Johnson Controls have found and used the principles of MPM to their benefit.These companies and others like them found that increased global pressure required a focus on quality improvement, and long-term solutions.Many companies found the marriage of TQM and MPM principles the perfect solution.Colleges and universities have been offering more project management courses than in the past.This may be a trend that has only just begun.
member content locked

Log in or join PMI to gain access

or Join

Advertisement

Advertisement

Related Content

  • Why Great Ideas Fail and How to Make Sure They Don't

    By Vargas, Ricardo Viana | Conforto, Edivandro Carlos | Oumarou, Tahirou Assane To reduce failure rates and successfully deliver strategies in 2020 and beyond, organizations must overcome disruptive forces and flip posing challenges to opportunities and advantages. It all…

  • Pulse of the Profession

    Tomorrow's Teams Today

    By PMI PMI research reveals that it’s the organizations with creative, collaborative and agile teams that will thrive in The Project Economy.

  • PM Network

    All Access

    By Fister Gale, Sarah No more limits. That's the battle cry on everything from construction sites to next-gen digital design as teams look for ways to ensure projects accommodate people with disabilities related to…

  • PM Network

    Vital Signs

    Transforming horizon-focused strategic visions into here-and-now reality can't happen in a vacuum. Instead, project leaders must cultivate a deep understanding of the business, technological,…

  • PM Network

    Power to Change

    By Tayel, Jess Many organizations are undergoing (or will soon undergo) a business transformation program geared toward growth and creating a competitive advantage. When successful, these programs bring about a…

Advertisement