The WBS Don’t Go it Alone

Filed under Best Practices, Scope, Training | Posted by MMeloni

The project scope is finalized. You feel like throwing a celebration. It took more time than planned, but it seems like all of the stakeholders have agreed on what is really needed to meet project objectives. About five minutes after receiving final scope approval, your stakeholders began asking about more definitive estimates for schedule and […]

Liberal Studies for Better Leadership

Filed under Becoming a PM, Training | Posted by MMeloni

Professionals, project managers included, have felt a strong need to upskill for career development since the pandemic began. Leaders who lacked key skills for a heavily-digital future found themselves less likely to get new jobs or be assigned vital projects without those capabilities. Many companies and organizations are also placing emphasis on continuous learning for […]

Things Your WBS Does NOT DO

Filed under Becoming a PM, Tools, Training | Posted by MMeloni

The work breakdown structure (WBS) is such a useful tool. And truthfully, once I learned about it, I wondered how I had managed without it. I stumbled into project management. I definitely did not know what I did not know. One day, a group of consultants were walking us through some project planning techniques, and […]

Back by Popular Demand: Mindfulness and Compassionate Leadership

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A FREE Webinar on April 25, 2022, at 5:30 pm Pacific With Dr. Ehssan Sakhaee and Dr, Margaret Meloni (your pmStudent Community Leader) Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mindfulness-and-compassion-leadership-for-the-new-normal-tickets-310246213777 Use code LEADWITHCOMPASSION to attend for free. Mindful and Compassionate Leadership in the New Normal The recent pandemic has caused major shifts in our organisations and teams, requiring rapid […]