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Conflict Management in Project Teams

-By Trenton Rankin Conflict management is something that every project manager should be well versed. Regardless of how big or small a project can be, team members might not know each other well. These situations usually result in conflict as pressure builds and project deadlines come into focus throughout the lifecycle. Problems such as these ...

What is the Value of Agile and Scrum for New Managers? By Tony Ellsworth, MPM, MBA, A-CSM

Agile values were alive and well in the Developer Division of Microsoft. The division is not only implementing regular practices and methodologies of Agile, Scrum, and DevOps for itself, but promoting them for others.

Empowerment in Project Management

By Dr. Jonathan Schultz, former Chief Academic Officer at Amberton University The concept of empowering individuals in a rapidly changing global business environment can shape the competitive landscape of almost any global market. This is certainly true when considering project management teams within organizations. So, how can we best empower individuals and teams today to ...

Project Calendar Vs Resource Calendar

  By Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PM Study Circle contributing In project management, we have two calendars to help organize work and resources. These two calendars are: Project calendar Resource calendar These calendars are developed in the planning phase and are updated throughout the project. However, modifications to these calendars are not as frequent as ...

Dr. Emad Rahim Selected As Commencement Speaker for Bellevue University’s Winter 2020 Graduation Class

Award-Winning Author, Educator, TEDx Speaker Dr. Emad Rahim to Address Bellevue University's Winter Class of 2020 Students will travel to Omaha from all over the country to receive their diplomas at commencement ceremony BELLEVUE, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellevue University announced that author Dr. Emad Rahim will deliver the keynote address at its winter ...

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 ...