Project Management Insider Newsletter

Released: February 2021

INSIGHTS & NEWS

New: PMO Advisory is Now a PMI ATP

PMO Advisory is proud to be a member of Project Management Institute’s Authorized Training Partner (PMI ATP) program, an enhancement from the previous status as a Registered Education Provider.  Being one of the few firms that train across project (CAPM® and PMP®), program (PgMP®), portfolio (PfMP®), risk (PMI-RMP®), and agile management (PMI-ACP®), the enhancement opportunities are vast.  For more information read more here.

New: Agile & Scrum Fundamentals

Scrum is one of the most popular method of the agile approach. It was originally created and still mainly used in software development in which the emphasis is on smaller and modular implementation iterations called sprints. Through successive sprints, each with new features and functions, the project team can deliver real value sooner. This is also an excellent introductory course for those who just want to learn more about the potential and opportunities (as well as challenges) using an agile approach to managing projects. Read more here 

Free Webinar: Mapping a Journey from Ideas to Results

One of the hallmarks of successful organizations is their ability to transform their vision into concrete value, consistently and repeatedly. But perhaps just as important as the end goals or value achievements, the journey itself is invaluable to strengthen its people, processes, and the mechanism for this transformation.  The presentation presents a proven roadmap for journey starting with ideation; managing through the fuzziness of developing and refining requirements and business cases; prioritizing competing ideas, interests, and resources; preparing for implementation and utilizing sound approaches; leading execution; transitioning from building to sustaining; and sharing and exploiting value.

Click here to read more.

Free Webinar: Virtual Agile Teams

Trust is similarly important for collocated teams, but it is generally easier for them to achieve. For virtual teams, an effort needs to be made to establish trust with team members. Video conferencing can assist with this, as individuals can both see and hear the other person, giving them an opportunity to see visual cues, body language, etc. Understand how trust is built and how it is evaluated is important for us to build team trust. Increased team trust leads to increased team performance. Read more here

INTRODUCING: QUESTION AND ANSWER

We are excited to launch a new service – answering your questions about project, program, and portfolio management!  As a training and consulting firm, we receive a ton of questions from our customers. We now plan to expand this service to the public.  This way, everyone can ask questions and receive quality responses from one of our expert project professional affiliates.

Here is how this program works:

  1. Depending your question, our preference is post it on Facebook.  We created three groups on Facebook:

READ MORE HERE

Customer Suggestion Box

PMO Advisory has been dedicated to advance project, program, and portfolio management. Now in a new year and with a new credential (PMI Authorized Training Partner), we like to hear from you on how we should dedicate our resources.

Please tell us what you think. You can also ask us questions using this form.

All recipients will receive a Coupon Code for 15% off our training courses (except where the product is marketed by a third party).

Previous Webinar:

5 Steps to Advance Your Project Management Career & Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution

Click here to download the presentation

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Mapping a Journey from Ideas to Results

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST

Virtual Agile Teams

Wednesday, February 23, 2021 | 1:00-2:00 pm EST

 Upcoming Training Courses

 

COURSE

DATE

TYPE

Program Management Professional (PgMP)

Mar 3, 10, 17, 2021

Live Virtual

Agile-Scrum Fundamental

Mar 25, 2021

Live Virtual

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Apr 7, 14, 21, 2021

Live Virtual

Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)

Apr 7, 14, 21, 2021

Live Virtual

Program Management Professional (PgMP)

May 5, 12, 29, 2021

Live Virtual

Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)

June 10, 17, 24, 2021

Live Virtual

 

For more Information on these and other courses,  please visit www.pmoadvisory.com/training/.

HIDDEN GEM OF THE MONTH

Monthly Specials

  1. Our February special is a 10% discount for all courses registered and paid this month. This discount extents to all real-time bootcamps and courses through 2021.  Use Coupon Code “February10%” when registering at www.pmoadvisory.com/registration.
  2. For all our bootcamp customers, we can also request a free Premium Account of Berrycast.com for life.  Berrycast has been our favorite video recording tool for responding to our customer’s questions.  The value is at least $399 (normally $11.99/month). Use Coupon Code “Free Berrycast” when you register. If you have registered, just email us.
  3. For this month, we have two books in which you can purchase for $0.00 on Amazon Kindle.  Our CEO, Prof. Wu, make these books available for free to his students at the beginning of classes. He is also making these available for you:
    • The Sensible Guide to a Career in Project Management – In 2016. Available in Amazon Kindle format for Free on 2/8, 2/10, and 2/12.
    • Sensible Guide to Key Terminologies in Project Management: Featuring the 500 Most Commonly Used Words. Available in Amazon Kindle format for Free on 2/8, 2/10, and 2/12

About PMO Advisory LLC

PMO Advisory is one of the most specialized project management training and consulting firm in the world. As a PMI Global R.E.P. with a strong commitment to education and advancing careers, we provide training in most PMI certifications plus courses in Project Management Office (PMO) and Strategic Business Execution (SBE).  Our support programs are exemplary and setting a new bar for the industry. For more information including signing-up for our newsletter, go to www.pmoadvisory.com.

 

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