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(Minneapolis, MN — Nov. 15, 2013) — Representatives with Watermark Learning announced today that it has made significant improvements to its Masters Certificate in Project Management Program (MCPM). “The MCPM Program has been expanded to include a new set of three … Continue reading

On the way home from the Building Business Capability (BBC) conference last week, my wife Elizabeth and I stopped in at an electronics store in Las Vegas. We wanted to listen to an audio book on her new iPod, and the … Continue reading

The thrill of tracking is probably not what keeps most of us in the field of project management. Unfortunately for those of us not too fond of tracking, it’s not really an option if we want to be able to answer the … Continue reading

The trip my wife Elizabeth Larson and I took to South Africa to speak at this year’s BASSA 2013 ended well. The conference had over 200 registered participants, and the organizers kept the sessions moving smoothly. We were delighted with … Continue reading

I ran across an online discussion recently that posed the question: What would make you quit your job as a project manager? What would make someone not want to be a project manager? As I considered this, it didn’t take … Continue reading

This is the third and final part of a three-part series on the lessons learned from jury duty. In Part 1 I explored the analogy of potential jurors waiting for assignments to stakeholders waiting for their end product. In Part … Continue reading

In this post, I’m trying something new to share some quick questions on an important CBAP certification topic I received from a LinkedIn member, Clint Settle, and to answer them. I’d also like to update the information we previously posted about … Continue reading

Oh the joys of a vacation…and the agony of going back to work. For many, it’s the email in-box that we dread returning to most. After a week of vacation, how many unread emails do you expect in your in-box?  … Continue reading

 Part 1 – The Process. We recently traveled to the IIBA Business Analysis Summit Southern Africa, and were exposed to several different “systems” as we traveled from Minneapolis to Cape Town: the TSA in the US, airlines, security in Amsterdam, … Continue reading

Part 2—Communicate Complete Project Scope  In Part 1 of this jury duty blog I discussed how, when called to serve for jury duty, I had no idea that so much of my time would be spent waiting for something to … Continue reading