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  • 00:31

    The Essence of Agile in a Project Management World

    in Technology

    Holistic Project Management Consulting (www.HolisticPMC.com) is proud to bring another awesome project management discussion session to our project management community.
    Join us live on-line and enjoy the great information shared. The linke will also be a recorded link moments after the session ends.  Enjoy!
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    Karen Favazza Spencer is an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master with 20 years business experience working in a variety of venues from small business to large software companies. 
    With a background in education and psychology, and certification as an Innovation Games® facilitator, Karen’s overall goal is to improve the collaborative decision making skills of teams so that both productivity and job satisfaction soar. 
    For more about Karen or to order copies of her book “A to XP: The Agile ABC Book,” visit AgileKindergarten.com.

  • 00:31

    Sustainability Problems Need Green Project Management

    in Training

    Jeff Hodgkinson, GPM-b GPM, GPM-m - career program &  project manager; over 32 years of practitioner experience with expertise in program and project management principles, is applying his PM competency and expertise to promote adoption of energy efficient practices, proliferation of alternative energy sources, and grooming the next generation of PM’s to manage ‘green’ type projects.
    He is a 2011 GPM Sustainability Award winner. Jeff is also a GPM Global Executive Consortium Member, the GPM Director of Certification Assessments.
    Jeff will be presenting today on green issues, certifications, how to make them work in today's market, and types of jobs available to get you back to work sooner rather than later.
    Join us for an engaging discussion. Share this recording.
    Contact jeff.hodgkinson@greenprojectmanagement.org 

  • 00:29

    Project Management

    in Business

    BluPrint welcomes Claudia Skinner, a certified PMP to our show.  Claudia has over 15 plus years of Project Management experience and a wealth of business management savvy.  In this session, we will discuss how to implement best practices and methodologies in program and project management, the management of a team project, the tools that Project Managers need, and on leadership on a project management. 


    Claudia is a Project Manager Professional (PMP) with over 15-years of leadership experience in the oversight, management and support of strategic projects in diverse countries. She is an expert in implementing best practices and methodologies in program and project management, SDLC, requirements management, business readiness and quality assurance.

    She has worked with Fortune 500 firms and small entrepreneurial businesses. Claudia has worked in the Telecon industry in both the IT and business units at Nextel and then joined NII Holding (Nextel International) where she held various positions from Project Manager to Director of Customer Operations.

    She's earned a Bachelor's of Arts from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science in Technology Management from George Mason University and is trilingual - fluent in Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and English.

  • 00:30

    Victor Hunt : Project Management from Aruba

    in Technology

    Our guest this week, Victor Hunt, has the best job as a Consultant Project Manager.  Why? He enjoys the view of the blue seas in Aruba, Dutch Caribbean, while working each day.
    Victor has Masters Degrees in Process Engineering and Teaching from the University of Twente, The Netherlands
    He is a member of the Project Management Institute since 2000.
    Mr. Hunt  has written several project management books and taught project management courses since 2005. He started a consultancy in 2010. His vision is to help project managers advance their career by providing training, eBooks and consulting services.

  • 00:16

    Carl Pritchard, PMP speaks on Project Management.

    in Education

    This is an awesome opportunity to participate in a project management interview of Carl Pritchard, PMP, PMI- RMP, EVP.  He was my mentor in 2007 and has been extremely helpful to my students.   On this call you will be able to ask questions about Project Management find out some changes on the PMP Exam identify what is ahead for the job market  This is a wonderful event.  This event is totally free!   Here is Carl's bio:   Carl Pritchard, PMP, PMI-RMP, EVP is the founder and principal of Pritchard Management Associates, providing memorable project management presentations and training for 14 years.  Carl is the author of five texts, and his sixth, the “Risk Management Memory Jogger (GOAL/QPC)” will be released late this year. Carl welcomes your insights at carl@carlpritchard.com.
    We look forward to a great event.
    Elaine Jackson, PMP

  • 00:31

    Oliver Lehmann, PMP Discusses Project Management Questions

    in Technology

    Project Managers are encouraged to join this call live or send in their questions to info@holisicPMC.com
    We welcome - Oliver Lehmann, PMP, CLI-CP  
    In 1998 Oliver became a member of PMI, served various positions and currently serves as the Vice President and member of the PMI Munich Chapter.
    PMP certificatified in February 2001, he passed the sequence of APMP certifications in 2007 and 2008, and finally obtained the PPM.APMP and trainer certification.
    He is supportive to the project management community by sharing  his 250 (75 + 175) free PMP style sample questions found at  http://www.oliverlehmann.com

  • 00:32

    Project Management and the Competitive Advantage. Where do you stand?

    in Management


    Mr. Homam Al Khateeb, BSc,PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP

    Homam participated in many great opportunities with PMI®, other organizations, and associations. Within PMI, Homam Al Khateeb is a reviewer for two standards “PMBOK® 5th edition and the standard for portfolio management 3rd edition. His native language is Arabic and he participated in the Arabic translation of the PMBOK 5th edition. Aside from PMI, Homam Al Khateeb participated with Alert Management Consultants located in Belgium in the development of Koan-RM tool which is a competency development framework for those who work in the field of project risk management

    Homam Al Khateeb is certified Project Management Professional from PMI where he also holds two other certifications beside PMP. He has PMI-SP and PMI-RMP, and he is now preparing for PMI-ACP. 


    in Management

    What is ITIL? How does it assist project managers who already possess the PMP designation? WhIch type jobs are ideal for candidates with ITIL knowledge? Does this certification add value to salary potential for project managers?                             Speaker Details -  Michael Adams is an IT Business Analyst and Project Manager for a municipal government in New Mexico. Michael has provided independent IT consulting services, led a construction crew, worked on Wall Street, and run the night audit at a hotel. Michael earned his PMP in 2014, and added the ITIL certification to his list of credentials in March 2015. Michael serves as VP of Education for his local PMI board in 2013, and he now serves as President Elect for his chapter,PMI Otowi Bridge. Check out his blog, PM-Interface, On ProjectManagement.com.  


  • 01:00

    Why Virtual Assistants need Project Management Skills, With Susan Mershon

    in Business

    Being a successful virtual assistant isn't necessary just about getting tasks completed. If you can’t manage yourself and your business and you aren't organized, you will find it tough to succeed as a virtual assistant.

    You may not have any desire to become a project manager, but you need to have project management skills in order to run a successful business.

    Susan Mershon, The Techie Mentor™ shares why you need to have project management skills in your VA biz!

  • 00:32

    Financial Success of Projects using the Critical Drag Method.

    in Management

    Hold onto your seats for a discussion that will make you grateful that you have someone to explain network diagramming like you have not heard it before. Learn how to make your projects successful with easy to understand concepts used by the best of today's project managers.

    Steve Devaux, MSPM, PMP, President of Analytic Project Management, a PMI Global R.E.P. is also a guru on this topic and enjoys challenging audiences on exploring the solution to his many newtowk diagram brain twisters.

    His clients include Siemens, BAE Systems, Wells Fargo, Texas Instruments, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, MIT Lincoln Labs, iRobot, L-3 Communications, American Power Conversion, and Respironics.  

    Devaux’s newest book Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business Value came out in September 2014. He is also the author of Total Project Control, the second edition of which was also published by CRC Press in March 2015. He is the author of numerous articles and PMI webinars, and a frequent speaker at PMI Chapter meetings throughout the US. He also authors a blog on advanced practices in project management several times a week at www.TotalProjectControl.com.

    Over the years, he has taught graduate project management courses at Suffolk University, Brandeis University and University of the West Indies/Barbados and in Executive Education programs at Bentley University and UMass/Lowell.

  • 00:20

    The Top 6 Free Project Management Software: Tools for Small Business

    in Technology

    Tune in as we discuss some of the top free open source software that you can use for your business. Project management can be a headache if you’re not using the right tools. We are going to be doing a brief overview of 6 different types of project management tools you can use that will make your life easier.

    Be sure to tune in each week at 10am PST to learn more about great tools and advice that can help your business grow right here on Cloud Talk Radio.

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