Posts Tagged ‘PMAnswerBook’

GUEST BLOG: My Life Is A PMP Ethics Question (for Elizabeth Harrin’s ‘A Girl’s Guide To PM’)

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on July 4, 2013 – 12:44 pm

I was honored to be asked by Elizabeth to write a guest blog for her famous blogsite: “A Girl’s Guide To Project Management.”  “My Life Is A PMP Ethics Question”  is based on an experience I had as a PM that if I could go back in time and get a “do-over” (like Bill Murray [...]

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Free! Did you know you could attend a Free Meeting of PMI NYC’s Chapter (if you’ve taken a PM course?)

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on June 8, 2013 – 3:47 pm

              The PMI NYC Chapter, one of the most robust PMI chapters in the U.S., is offering a FREE CHAPTER MEETING OF YOUR CHOICE as part of their “Student Guest Program.”  You have a choice of 2 types of chapter meetings for your free meeting:  CDN – Career Development [...]

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Recommended Video: “The Cost of Bad Project Management” (plus InfoGraphic!)

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on March 18, 2013 – 7:32 pm

This video ==> “The Cost of Bad Project Management“ would make for a great opening to a presentation or class. It’s free! from the people at OneDesk based in Montreal. It includes alarming stats from a Price Waterhouse Coopers study (on project failure rates). OneDesk grants permission for free use of this video in presentations and classes, and to [...]

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6 Agile Events in the next 4 Weeks (NYC – February / March 2013)

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on February 17, 2013 – 9:35 am

1) Agile NYC User Group Meeting – Monday, March 11, 2013 Seminar:                  Monthly Meeting / Seminar Presenter:                Bruce Eckfeldt Day/Date:                Monday, March 11 Time:                   [...]

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New PMBOK V5 – My Favorite Change So Far

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on January 2, 2013 – 10:07 am

- PMBOK V5 is the new standard from PMI effective 01/01/2013. I. The 2 BIGGEST changes in PMBOK V5: New 10th Knowledge Area: Stakeholder Management 4 new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management & Plan Stakeholder Management. II. My FAVORITE change so far in the new PMBOK V5: [...]

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My Next 3 Classes For NYU!

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on June 15, 2012 – 11:21 am

  1) Basic PM – PROJ1-CE8600 - a 3-day “INTRO” class in Project Management (3 Sessions) Registration is closed for this class – class completes this week.  But seats are open in the 2 classes below.   2) Basic PM – PROJ1-CE8600 - a 3-day “INTRO” class in Project Management (3 Sessions) Registration – Basic PM – [...]

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Get a double-edge on the job market: my PMP classes at NYU will ALSO give you credits toward the NYU Certification in PM

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on May 30, 2012 – 8:34 am

I’ll be teaching 3 courses at NYU in the next few months that prepare you for both PMI’s PMP and CAPM certifications as well as earn credits toward NYU’s Certificate In Project Management.   1) Basic PM – I’m giving 2 3-day sessions of “Basic Project Management” (PROJ1-CE8600) - One in the Summer Semester and one [...]

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Upcoming Agile / SCRUM / PM Events in NYC in May

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on May 1, 2012 – 9:01 pm

Teaching 4 weeks of PMP Bootcamp in June           Will update this page next for July  2012                     Jeff Furman (@PMAnswerBook)                                       1) NYC [...]

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Are you an “Accidental Project Manager?” You’re not alone!

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on April 8, 2012 – 11:31 pm

Many PMs get their start by one day finding themselves “thrown into” managing projects. A new buzzword for this is “Accidental PM.”  Are you one?  You’re NOT alone! In my case, I was a technical trainer, who started falling into supporting the I.T. products I was training on.  Then one morning I got a big surprise [...]

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Upcoming Agile Events In Manhattan in April 2012

Icon Written by Jeff Furman on April 1, 2012 – 5:23 pm

1) NYC SCRUM Users Group  Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10th, 6:00 PM Topic: - Intro to Business Value Engineering  Speaker:  Joe Little of Kitty Hawk Consulting Location: EURO RSCG, 350 Hudson Street, 9th Floor Meeting Leader: Rob Purdie ==> Registration Link   2) PMI NYC ”Agile: Your Tough Questions Answered”  Presenter: Mark C. Layton, CST, Platinum Edge, Inc.  (recognized globally as Mr. AgileTM) Day/Date: Monday, April 9th Time: [...]

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