Archives: Courses

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 […]

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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 […]

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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?   […]

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Oct
14

PM Happy Hour 063 – Candid Conversations with a Project Management Recruiter, with Norma Gutierrez

PM Happy Hour 063 – Candid Conversations with a Project Management Recruiter, with Norma Gutierrez Are you looking for a PM job? If not now, one day you may be. So, why not talk to a pro who knows the market and help you find the right job? A Project Management Recruiter!    Building a […]

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Apr
02

PM Happy Hour 057-ADKAR: It’s not a trap! Change Management can save your mission

PM Happy Hour 057-ADKAR: It’s not a trap! Change Management can save your mission In this course we provide specific tools and techniques you can use to organize yourself and your team when working remote

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Apr
02

PM Happy Hour 056-Don’t buy the bias! Managing bias in Project Management

PM Happy Hour 056-Don’t buy the bias! Managing bias in Project Management In this course we discuss Bias and how it can impact our project leadership
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Apr
02

PM Happy Hour 055 – A slice of thankfulness pie with Kate and Kim

PM Happy Hour 055 – A slice of thankfulness pie with Kate and Kim This course we discuss studying project management and how to break into the field

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Apr
02

PM Happy Hour 054-How to be a Project Manager: Kate and Kim get interviewed by a PM student about breaking into the field

PM Happy Hour 054-How to be a Project Manager: Kate and Kim get interviewed by a PM student about breaking into the field This course we discuss studying project management and how to break into the field

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Apr
02

PM Happy Hour 058-Shut-in but not Shut-down: Managing Projects and Teams from Home

PM Happy Hour 058-Shut-in but not Shut-down: Managing Projects and Teams from Home In this course we provide specific tools and techniques you can use to organize yourself and your team when working remote

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Aug
13

PM Happy Hour 053-What if I told you that you were a PM all along?

PM Happy Hour 053-What if I told you that you were a PM all along? This course we talk about how to recognize how and when to leverage Project Management disciplines in your job – and how to recognize if you are, actually, a Project Manager even if your job title doesn’t say it.

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Jul
21

PM Happy Hour 052-Who owns this baby when I’m done? Planning for deliverables handover

PM Happy Hour 052-Who owns this baby when I’m done? Planning for deliverables handover This course we talk about how to prepare for and effectively transition project deliverables at the end of your project. By the end of the course, students will  understand the key roles required, critical tasks and understand some lessons learned from […]

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Jul
19

PM Happy Hour 037- Transform from Project Manager to Project Leader with Naomi Caietti

PM Happy Hour 037- Transform from Project Manager to Project Leader with Naomi Caietti PMO thought leader Naomi Caietti joins us this Happy Hour to talk about what it takes to step up your game and move from being just a Project Manager to becoming a Leader for your project and organization

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Jun
28

PM Happy Hour 051-They told me I’m “Too Nice?!” Dealing with inactionable feedback

PM Happy Hour 051-They told me I’m “Too Nice?!” Dealing with inactionable feedback Most of us have received ambiguous feedback like, “You need to be tougher,”  “you are too abrupt,” or “You need to present better to executives.” In this course, we share how to turn inactionable feedback into an actionable, positive outcome. 

By Kim Essendrup | Uncategorized
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Jun
28

PM Happy Hour 050-Project Financials 101: A quick and dirty overview of how money affects projects

PM Happy Hour 050-Project Financials 101: A quick and dirty overview of how money affects projects Ever have a project that costs money? Well, this podcast is for you! In this episode, Kate and Kim give you the quick and dirty rundown of basic project financials – not just within your project, but how money […]

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Jun
05

PM Happy Hour 048-Brand Yourself with Sonia Mundra

PM Happy Hour 048-Brand Yourself with Sonia Mundra This course we talk through strategies and tactics to help develop leadership qualities to propel your career.

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Jun
05

PM Happy Hour 049-Calling Bulls##t Without Getting Sh#t Upon

PM Happy Hour 049-Calling Bulls##t Without Getting Sh#t Upon This course we talk through strategies and tactics for calling out when team members are not being forthright with others -and themselves

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May
05

PM Happy Hour 047-Project Management at Burning Man: Managing Volunteers, with Kayla Glenn

PM Happy Hour 047-Project Management at Burning Man: Managing Volunteers, with Kayla Glenn This course we talk through the findings of a survey measuring how data and process impact project performance, and what this means for managing our projects and portfolios

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May
05

PM Happy Hour 046-Process, Data & Maturity: is it BS or does it really matter?

PM Happy Hour 046-Process, Data & Maturity: is it BS or does it really matter? This course we talk through the findings of a survey measuring how data and process impact project performance, and what this means for managing our projects and portfolios

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May
05

PM Happy Hour 045 – Entreprenedurial Project Management with Rolondo Talbott

PM Happy Hour 045 – Entreprenedurial Project Management with Rolondo Talbott In this course, we talk about being an “Entrepreneurial Project Manager” and why we need to look past the stated goals of our project and stakeholders and try to engage deeper to drive value

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May
05

PM Happy Hour 044- Dear Project Diary: Project (b)logging to keep your head straight

PM Happy Hour 044- Dear Project Diary: Project (b)logging to keep your head straight In this course, we discuss keeping a  detailed log of your project activities. We also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of different tools, and whether or not the log should be public or private. By the end of this course, participants […]

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