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Configuration Management vs Change Management

By Guest Contributor: Fahad Usmani Project environments are dynamic and changes are constant in areas like process, planning, or scope. You can group these changes into two categories: Change Management Configuration Management “Change Management” is the first category. Here you manage changes related to project management plans, processes, and baselines. In the second category, you manage ...

10 qualities of a construction project manager

  Guest Contributor: Nutcache A construction project manager is responsible for coordinating all participants involved in the same building project. Not only must he demonstrate his competence in the field of construction, he must also prove that he has well-established human skills. In order to obtain this coveted position within a company, the ideal project ...

Kotouc Family Endowed PM Professor Awarded Honorary PhD

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Degree Recipient is Awarded to Syracuse native, Dr. Emad Rahim. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology announced that author Dr. Emad Rahim will deliver the keynote address at its fall commencement. The 2019 commencement ceremony is set for Friday, October 25, 2019, where ...

The PMO: Developing A Standard Organization

- By Kenneth Day, Data Center Engineer at Nelnet Ken Day has earned both BA-MIS and MS-MIS, and is currently finishing up his third degree, Master in Project Manager (MPM) at Bellevue University. He currently serve as an Infrastructure Engineer, working with planning, equipment installations and cabling for Nelnet in their Data Center. Most organizations have some processes ...

Project-Driven Technology in Organizations with Dr. Robert McGrath

PM Center Insider Interview with Dr. Robert McGrath, PMI Author and PM Center Faculty By Dr. Emad Rahim, Kotouc Endowed Chair of PM Center of Excellence Dr. Robert N. McGrath began his career after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and served five years as an Aircraft Maintenance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer. Afterwards ...

Types of Project Management Structures

Guest Contributor: Sebastien Boyer, PSPO Content from: nutcache.com An organizational structure could be described as the official line of authority and control within an organization. Project management structures tell us how reporting relationships work in a particular organization. Depending on the environment the organization finds itself operating in, the goals they set for themselves and ...

Importance of Communicating with Project Stakeholders

By PM Center Administration  Project stakeholders are people who are involved in or affected by project activities, and include the project sponsor, project team, support staff, customers, users, suppliers, and even opponents of the project.  Project stakeholder are considered to be an individual or the group of the people who dream, plan, convey, and change ...

Bellevue Endowed Professor Dr. Emad Rahim will be recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges

Bellevue Endowed Professor and PM Center of Excellence Chair, Dr. Emad Rahim will be recognized in April by a national education association, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Rahim will receive the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award at the AACC’s National Convention in New Orleans, LA. “The AACC Outstanding Alumni recipients showcase the quality and diverse ...

Dr. Darrell Norman Burrell

Healthcare and Project Management with Dr. Darrell Burrell

PM Center Insider Interview with Dr. Darrell Burrell, Global Peacemaker Fellow and Professor/Director at Florida Institute of Technology By Dr. Emad Rahim, Kotouc Endowed Chair of PM Center of Excellence Dr. Darrell Norman Burrell is a Certified Diversity Professional, a Certified Executive Coach, and a Certified Telemedicine Administrator. He is a full time faculty member ...

Dr. Maurice Dawson

Thought Leadership Interview on Cyber Security: with Dr. Maurice Dawson, Fulbright Scholar and Professor at University of Missouri-St. Louis

PM Center Insider Interview with Dr. Maurice Dawson, Fulbright Fellow and Professor at University of Missouri-St. Louis By Dr. Emad Rahim, Kotouc Endowed Chair of PM Center of Excellence Maurice Dawson serves as an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Visiting Assistant Professor (Honorary) of Industrial and Systems Engineering at ...