Category Archives: Training

Project Management Training

5 Tips For Starting A New Project

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In this article, Jason Westland shares 5 things that will help you start projects in a professional, organized way. If you?ve been asked to run a new project, congratulations! This is a great time. It?s an opportunity to set things up how you want them from the beginning, and potentially to meet some new people […]

Four Tips for Successful Virtual Meetings

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Virtual meetings are not going away anytime soon. If anything we will have more and more of them. As we reach out globally, yet cut back on spending (goodbye travel expenses), we will continue to meet in virtual conference rooms all over the planet. Like any well run meeting, you need to prepare, you need […]

The Accidental Project Manager

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Josh Nankivel who created the pmStudent community that we all now enjoy, was an accidental project manager. Well me too! And maybe you as well. Apparently it is not all that unusual that some of us stumbled upon project management In fact last week I was on the phone with a client (he was learning […]

Project Management Training For Social Good

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My family and I had a fantastic time earlier this month at the Walk for Autism Speaks Event! And thanks to the sponsorship of pmStudent readers like you, we raised $12,211 for Autism research. In this video I thank you for your sponsorship and tell you a bit about what you did, share some pictures […]

I Don’t Have A Freaking Second To Waste

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I received this email from a subscriber to my PMP Coach newsletter. I DO enjoy the candid nature of the communication, but it’s going to result in a tiny weeny bit of a rant. You’ve been warned. 🙂 Check it out: Hello Josh , I like your emails. Anyway – i don’t have a freaking […]