Applying Project Management Principles to the COVID-19 Project: Part 3: Executing and Controlling

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In my previous article on planning for the COVID-19 project, I stressed that The Project Management Plan for this project would have detailed the scope, schedule, and cost baselines, clearly stating what deliverables would be created and when they would be completed. The approach used to forecast PPE’s, ventilators, and bed space would need approval… Read more »

An Earned Value Case Study

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Earned Value is like the ghost that you can’t see but everyone tells you exists.  You know it’s out there but don’t truly understand what it does and why we as project managers need it. Simply put, earned value is a comparison of what we planned to spend, what we actually spent, and the value… Read more »

What’s New in PMBOK 6th Edition

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PME is presently writing new curriculum for the recently released Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition). This is quite a challenge given the 6th edition is considerably different from the 5th edition.  PMI has done a great job of defining the roles that project managers play and identifying… Read more »