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Welcome to the top-rated project management podcast. Expert interviews, good practices and new developments in the field of project management, all tied together by our goal to give you the skills you need to stay in demand as a project manager.Your host, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project management practitioners from around the world to learn what makes them and their projects successful. Each podcast episode includes actionable tips and advice for beginners and experts to help you apply good practices and the latest thinking to your projects right now.Subscribe now to discover why so many project managers from around the world rely on The Project Management Podcast™ to understand how project management shapes the business world of today and tomorrow.Find us on the web at http://www.pm-podcast.com or send your emails to info@pm-podcast.com. The Project Management Podcast™ is a trademark of OSP International LLC. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2005 - 2020 OSP International LLC. All rights reserved.

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Welcome to the top-rated project management podcast. Expert interviews, good practices and new developments in the field of project management, all tied together by our goal to give you the skills you need to stay in demand as a project manager.Your host, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, interviews project management practitioners from around the world to learn what makes them and their projects successful. Each podcast episode includes actionable tips and advice for beginners and experts to help you apply good practices and the latest thinking to your projects right now.Subscribe now to discover why so many project managers from around the world rely on The Project Management Podcast™ to understand how project management shapes the business world of today and tomorrow.Find us on the web at http://www.pm-podcast.com or send your emails to info@pm-podcast.com. The Project Management Podcast™ is a trademark of OSP International LLC. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2005 - 2020 OSP International LLC. All rights reserved.

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Great Podcast

By Dawn U - Sep 10 2014
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Always get very useful information from Cornelius!

Very informative and no BS or useless banter

By Houston99 - Aug 29 2014
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Cornelius delivers the goods!!!

iTunes Ratings

232 Ratings
Average Ratings
141
49
16
11
15

Great Podcast

By Dawn U - Sep 10 2014
Read more
Always get very useful information from Cornelius!

Very informative and no BS or useless banter

By Houston99 - Aug 29 2014
Read more
Cornelius delivers the goods!!!
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The Project Management Podcast

Latest release on Jul 16, 2020

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Rank #1: Episode 441: Facilitating a Project Planning Meeting (Free)

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Rich Maltzman and Jim Stewart

Planning your project right from the start is a big factor for future success. It’s definitely not everything, but doing the planning right goes a long way. And most planning is done in meetings. And that again means that you really want to make sure that those meetings deliver.

That is where the book How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings - A Practical Guide to Ensuring Project Success can help. It was written by Rich Maltzman (LinkedIn Profile) and Jim Stewart (LinkedIn Profile), and yes, it does indeed contain Goblins.

We have chosen to focus on chapter 6 “The Zen of Facilitation”. We talk about what is wrong with the way many planning meetings are being facilitated today, what facilitation and facilitative style means, and we have many good tips for you. And yes… we will talk about the goblins.


What you'll learn in this interview will help you put together a better and more accepted project plan.

Lastly here is what one reviewer on Amazon wrote: This book read [sic] better than a textbook as it was full of humor and step-by-step tips for immediate application. The authors provide insight on Agile project planning, tips on facilitating status meetings and lessons learned meetings, and even their appendices provide additional information on topics such as Project Management 101, meeting war stories, and access to their templates.

Jan 05 2020

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Rank #2: Episode 440: PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition (Free)

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Cynthia Dionisio, Mike Griffiths and Stephen Townsend

At the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Conference 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, I had the opportunity to attend two workshops to help in the development of A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) -- Seventh edition.

Yes, you read that right: Seventh Edition. And here is what PMI® wrote about the workshop:


PMBOK® Guide – The Next Generation: An Innovation Working Session

Join us for an innovation workshop to develop concepts for the next generation of the PMBOK® Guide. Explore current thinking to ensure the next version encompasses the full spectrum of project management approaches. Then actively participate in shaping the content through a series of innovation discussions and exercises. Bring your expertise, ideas and energy to collaborate with your colleagues in building a robust and resilient project management body of knowledge.


The workshop was led by Cynthia Dionisio, Mike Griffiths, and Stephen Townsend. Cyndi and Mike are the co-leads for the new PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition and Stephen represents PMI. And in addition to attending the workshop, I also got the opportunity to sit down with them and learn what we can expect from the new guide. (My best guess is that it will be published sometime in 2021).

In the interview we talk about

  • the move from process-based to principles-based standards,
  • what will happen to the domains and knowledge-areas,
  • how the next guide will cover the entire delivery spectrum,
  • why it will be much shorter than the current edition, and
  • what each member of the team hopes that the seventh edition will be able to achieve.

Dec 22 2019

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