Episode 284: Project Management as a Career - The Wideman Education Foundation

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In this interview Mark introduces us not only on how to use project communication as a performance management tool, but also to the elements of communication design, how a hard tool can help project communication, how good communication determines project outcomes, and he introduces us to two checklists included in the book that will help you design your project communication for performance management.


<ul><li> 1. Episode 284: Project Management as a Career - The Wideman Education Foundation PMI, PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP and PMBOK are trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI has not endorsed and did not participate in the development of this publication. PMI does not sponsor this publication and makes no warranty, guarantee or representation, expressed or implied as to the accuracy or content. Every attempt has been made by OSP International LLC to ensure that the information presented in this publication is accurate and can serve as preparation for the PMP certification exam. However, OSP International LLC accepts no legal responsibility for the content herein. This document should be used only as a reference and not as a replacement for officially published material. Using the information from this document does not guarantee that the reader will pass the PMP certification exam. No such guarantees or warranties are implied or expressed by OSP International LLC. </li> <li> 2. Are you an accidental project manager? You know, someone who was thrust into the project management role without much fanfare, introduction or even education? Well you are not alone. It happened to you, it happened to me and it continues to happen to thousands of other project managers throughout the world. Wouldnt it be great, if there were organizations out there who introduced young people to the concepts and approaches of project management? There are! And thats good news for the future of our profession. 2 </li> <li> 3. 3 Joan Vincent (www.linkedin.com/pub/joan- vincent/4/902/531) is President of the Wideman Education Foundation (www.widemaneducationfoundation.org) whose goal is to promote sound project management principles and skills, especially among young people. </li> <li> 4. 4 As part of this the Wideman Education Foundation is dedicated to attracting young individuals into the project management profession and helping them develop the organizational and leadership skills they will need to succeed in todays job market. </li> <li> 5. 5 Through workshops and competitions the foundation fosters essential, basic, practical skills like preparation, planning, teamwork, communication, and delivering presentations. </li> <li> 6. 6 To listen to this Interview you may download the audio at: Episode 284: http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/e/f/1/ef1717b59dc15628/PM_Podcast_284_2014_09_12_joan_vincent.mp3?c_id=7577413&amp;expiration=1412950904&amp;hwt=297ba149e712fac0e8563f7b675cd40a Subscribe to The PM Podcast in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/project-management-podcast/id79900698# </li> <li> 7. This Podcast Interview is brought to you by: http://www.project-management- podcast.com/ 7 </li> </ul>


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