Archives: Courses

Aug
04

PM Happy Hour 080-First PM on the Beach: How to succeed when you are the first Project Manager in your organization

PM Happy Hour 080-First PM on the Beach: How to succeed when you are the first Project Manager in your organization It’s hard enough being a new PM. But what about when your entire organization is new to Project Management?! In this episode, we drill down into how to survive and succeed when you are […]

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jul
03

PM Happy Hour 079 – Welcome to the Dungeon! Kate and Kim do Project Management RPG (D&D)

PM Happy Hour 079 – Welcome to the Dungeon! Kate and Kim do Project Management RPG (D&D) In this episode, Kate is your Dungeon Master as she takes Kim through a project management scenario – as a Dungeons & Dragons style RPG!

By Isabelle Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jul
03

PM Happy Hour 078- Recommending Change: Pitching Process Improvement Without Getting Chased Out the Door

PM Happy Hour 078- Recommending Change: Pitching Process Improvement Without Getting Chased Out the Door PMs are accountable for project success. As such, we are keenly aware when things are failing! But how do you propose a change in a way that gets support – instead of damnation?

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jul
02

PM Happy Hour 077-Behavioral PM: the Feakonomics approach to project delivery with Dr. Josh Ramirez

PM Happy Hour 077-Behavioral PM: the Feakonomics approach to project delivery with Dr. Josh Ramirez Freakonomics transformed the way we think of economics by putting it in the context of human behavior. Finally, someone has done the same with Project Management!  

By Isabelle Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Apr
09

PM Happy Hour 076 – Imposter Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment

PM Happy Hour 076 – Imposter Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment We were going to do an episode on Imposter syndrome, but then thought, are we really qualified to do that? Seems like it would take someone with much more experience than us to do it. 🙂

By Isabelle Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Apr
09

PM Happy Hour 075 – Top Tips from a Project Management Coach, with Heather Gates

PM Happy Hour 075 – Top Tips from a Project Management Coach, with Heather Gates In this course we talk about common coaching points that benefit project managers

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Mar
09

PM Happy Hour 074 – The Project Behind a Movie

PM Happy Hour 074 – The Project Behind a Movie In this course, we will talk through how the feature film industry manages the project that is a feature film production

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Mar
09

PM Happy Hour 073 – A 12 Pack of Alignment Hacks with Tim Creasey – Part 2

PM Happy Hour 073 – A 12 Pack of Alignment Hacks with Tim Creasey – Part 2 In this course, we will cover what Organizational Change Management is, how it can benefit your project and some practical change management tips you can use in your project today

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Mar
09

PM Happy Hour 072 – A 12 Pack of Alignment Hacks with Tim Creasey – Part 1

PM Happy Hour 072 – A 12 Pack of Alignment Hacks with Tim Creasey – Part 1 In this course, we will cover what Organizational Change Management is, how it can benefit your project and some practical change management tips you can use in your project today

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Oct
07

PM Happy Hour 071- The Project Behind an Ironman Triathlon

PM Happy Hour 071- The Project Behind an Ironman Triathlon In this course we will walk through the planning and execution of an Ironman Triathlon, sharing the approach taken and challenges faced by their race directors in planning these massive projects  

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Sep
20

PM Happy Hour 070 – Change Management “Mic Drops” with Tim Creasey

PM Happy Hour 070 – Change Management “Mic Drops” with Tim Creasey In this course, we will cover what Organizational Change Management is, how it can benefit your project and some practical change management tips you can use in your project today

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jul
26

PM Happy Hour 069- Project Management in an Alien Environment

PM Happy Hour 069- Project Management in an Alien Environment In this course we provide tips on how to come up to speed when project managing in a new subject matter domain.

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jun
01

PM Happy Hour 068- Interviewing PM’s: Inside the Mind of a Hiring Manager

PM Happy Hour 068- Interviewing PM’s: Inside the Mind of a Hiring Manager In this course we provide tips on how to hire and select PM’s for your PMO, program or organization

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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May
03

PM Happy Hour 067- What the heck is ITSM?

PM Happy Hour 067- What the heck is ITSM? In this course we explain what ITIL and ITSM are and why this is important for project managers to understand

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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May
03

PM Happy Hour 066-How to be a consultant: Dealing with customers without having a nervous breakdown

PM Happy Hour 066-How to be a consultant: Dealing with customers without having a nervous breakdown In this course we discuss techniques important for building relationships with external customers

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jan
25

PM Happy Hour 065 – Can you keep a secret? Managing confidential information

PM Happy Hour 065 – Can you keep a secret? Managing confidential information In this course we discuss how to best manage confidential information relating to your project

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jan
25

PM Happy Hour 064- Getting Into – or out of – Project Management with Ben Aston of The Digital Project Manager podcast

PM Happy Hour 064- Getting Into – or out of – Project Management with Ben Aston of The Digital Project Manager podcast In this episode, we talk about getting into – or out of – the field of project management

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Oct
14

PM Happy Hour 059 – Crying Happens: how to handle it

PM Happy Hour 059 – Crying Happens: how to handle it Project Management can be tough – full of stress, emotion, passion and… more stress. You, your team and your stakeholders are trying to make big changes happen in the intense pressure cooker that is a project. And if you’ve been around long enough you […]

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Oct
14

PM Happy Hour 060 – Say-Do-Say: Fundamentals of Project Communication

PM Happy Hour 060 – Say-Do-Say: Fundamentals of Project Communication We get asked a lot about what project management is about, what it’s like to get into the profession, and what are the most important things to do as you get into the field. There are so many things to think about, so many considerations […]

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Oct
14

PM Happy Hour 061+062- Do I really need a PMO?

PM Happy Hour 061+062 – Do I really need a PMO? Do I need a Project Management Office (PMO)? Does anyone REALY need a PMO? Why, aren’t those all going away because of Agile? What value can a PMO give to an organization? And when does it not make sense to have a PMO?   […]

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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