All posts by emadrahim

Dr. Emad Rahim is an award-winning author, educator, entrepreneur, Fulbright Specialist and TEDx Speaker. He has over 10 years of experience as a project manager, managing a diverse portfolio of projects for cross-functional organizations around the country. He earned advanced post-doctoral credentials from Harvard, Tulane, and the University of Maryland/UC. He has a Doctorate of Management and two graduate degrees in business from Colorado Tech, and completed his undergraduate education at SUNY Empire State College, and multiple professional certifications (PMP, CSM, APMC, OMCP, CM). He currently serves as the Kotouc Family Endowed Chair and Professor at Bellevue University, and Training Consultant at Cornell University.

The Agile Organizational Development Framework (SOE#5)

- Dr. Saadi Adra, PgMP, PfMP, PMP, CEO at ADVISORS sarl and Guest Contributor Dr. Adra is the Founder and CEO at Advisors (PMI-REP, PMI-KSA Academy, PMI-UAE, KG, KMI, ITQAN, GET, KETS, SKEMA Business School, Shipley Associate/Partner). Recipient of the PMIEF Snyder Award EMEA-2016 for the Integrated Life Cycle Management Framework (ILMF). He holds seminars in Saudi, ...

Leadership and Communication in Project Management

- By  Scott Gilbreth, President of 3AIG and Bellevue University Student   Scott Gilbreth currently serve as the President of 3AIG, a service company he co-founded. He formally worked as the Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager at PayDay.gg Esports. He is from the Nebraska area and is working towards a Master's Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with John Farris, Senior Security Specialist with Air Force Materiel Command

  John Farris is Senior Security Specialist at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ohio. He has served the Department of Defense as active duty, military, a contractor, and government civilian for almost 38 years. He has fulfilled many roles and many different locations over that time. His current role he ...

What is New in the PMBOK Guide 6th Edition?

- Fahad Usmani, PMP., Founder of PM Study Circle With permission, retrieved from - pmstudycircle.com On September 6, 2017 the 6th edition of the PMBOK Guide was published by the PMI. The PMI publishes a new version of the PMBOK Guide every four years. The last time was in December 2012, when the PMI published the 5th edition ...

Assessing Your Risk Management Procedures Effectiveness

- Alphius White, Bellevue University MPM Student The key here is to effectively manage the risks so that those risks that pose a threat to project success are mitigated but also so that those risks that might present new opportunities, such as a better deliverable, quicker or at lower cost, are identified and acted upon. It's ...

Holding All Stakeholders Accountable for Minimizing & Monitoring Project Threats

- By Stephen Lyman, Bellevue University MPM Student Although a risk officer may contact team members about risk-related tasks that have been ignored or gone overdue, a project manager is ultimately responsible for keeping team members focused on the right activity. For their relationship to work effectively, risk officers and project managers must coordinate the efforts ...

Project Management Programs at Bellevue Earn GAC Accreditation and Top Degree Rankings

By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP The Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC) Directors voted in October 2016 to confer GAC Accreditation status upon two additional Bellevue University programs, the Master of Project Management program and the Master of Science in Management of Information Systems, Information Technology Project Management Concentration. In doing so, ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Heitor Roriz Filho, Agile Coach and Trainer

  Heitor Roriz Filho is an "agilero". He currently works as an Agile Coach and Trainer worldwide, based in Sao Paulo. He is a writer, speaker and trainer in the area of Technology Management. He has been dealing with Agile since 2004 and in addition to speaking for Agile/Scrum, Six Sigma and PMI conferences, he ...

What Is The Standard Function Of A PMO?

- By Rossana Palummieri, Project Manager at ACI Worldwide Rossana Palummieri, PMP, CSM., is a project manager at a global company that focuses primarily on facilitating electronic payments.  She provides an expanded perspective on IT Project Management due to 20 in software engineering and seven years as a project manager for both internal and customer projects.  She ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Jonathan H. Avidan, Vice President at AxiomSL

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP Jonathan Avidan, PMP, CSM., currently serves as Vice President at AxiomSL. He has over 13+ years of experience in financial services, banking and insurance, specifically within compliance, regulatory reporting, operations and related technology infrastructure practices. Graduating from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a dual major in Operations ...