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George Siedel, a professor at the University of Michigan, developed Negotiation Planner. Negotiation Planner is based on his years of experience in working with MBA students and successful leaders worldwide. George has received many teaching and research awards, including the recent Executive Program Professor of the Year Award from a consortium of leading universities.
Organizations waste US$122 million for every US$1 billion invested due to poor project performance — a 12 percent increase over last year.
That’s the finding of the 2016 Pulse of the Profession®, which reveals an imperative to strengthen the conversation around the benefits of project management.
Since 2006, our annual global survey of project, program and portfolio managers has charted the major trends in project management. This year’s findings reinforce the critical need for strong project management in producing better business outcomes. Yet compared to 2015, more projects are failing, resulting in significant monetary loss.
With shrinking project outcomes, shifting global trends, and an uncertain economy, organizations must shift their thinking and embrace project management as a strategic competency that can reduce risk, cut costs and improve success rates. This year’s Pulse report addresses how to tackle this ongoing challenge.
So you've been a loyal member in good standing of PMI for a few years and you're ready to renew your membership when - WHAM - something happens in your life that changes your financial situation. You'd still like to be a member of PMI and the chapter. You'd still like to enjoy all the benefits and associations. But money is a little tight. Is your only choice to forego renewing your membership? Not hardly!
2015 will see changes to PMP certification exam and the PMI-ACP certification exam. What does this mean? What do you need to know?