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Project, Program and Portfolio Management

 Project Management's PMI-RMP Risk Management Certification Course in Northern New Jersey / Metro New York City Region.
PRWeb Newswire, September 19, 2016

   Cedar Grove, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2016   Risk management is about identifying new risks or changes in the threat level of existing business processes. The challenge for project managers is how to get teams, functional areas, business processes, systems, and vendors aligned to new goals; moreo...
 WAPDA Chairman visits Golen Gol Hydropower project
The Frontier Star, September 17, 2016 Saturday

  Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman, Lt Gen (Retd) Muzammil Hussain urged the management of Golen Gol Hydropower Project to complete the project according to the set time-lines.
 Hill International wins contract extension for East Link Light Rail project
MarketLine NewsWire (Formerly Datamonitor), September 16, 2016 Friday 9:10 AM GMT

HIGHLIGHT: Hill International has won a contract extension from the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, or Sound Transit, to provide design-build project management services during the next phase of the E360 Segment of the East Link Light Rail extension project near Seattle, Washington.
 Researchers Cautioned Against Inflating Costs
The Observer, September 19, 2016

 Kyambogo University's acting vice chancellor Prof Eli-Katunguka-Rwakishaya has challenged researchers to have realistic budgets while presenting their proposals. Speaking at the second annual Eastern African Research and Innovations Management Association (EARIMA) conference last week, Katunguka sa...
 Project Resilience
Management Services, Autumn 2016

FULL TEXT Project Resilience Authors: Elmar Kutsch, Mark Hall, Neil Turner Publisher: Gower (2015) ISBN: 9781472423634 Pages: 222
 Project Leadership
Management Services, Autumn 2016

FULL TEXT Project Leadership Authors: Sarah Coleman and Donnie MacNicol Publisher: Gower (2015) ISBN: 9781472452801 Pages: 296 This classic text book on project leadership has substantially been rewritten by Sarah Coleman and Donnie MacNicol, and introduces new material that reflects on the changing...
 USACE Buffalo District Project Delivery Team Named Best in the Corps of Engineers
Targeted News Service, September 15, 2016 Thursday 11:23 PM EST

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Buffalo District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District was awarded the Project Delivery Team of the Year Award during the 2016 National Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., last August for work completed on the Oswego ...
 Changing lives, the Microsols challenge, an energy solution that will be installed in West Africa
Plus Company Updates(PCU), September 12, 2016 Monday

  Rueil-Malmaison: Schneider Electric has issued the following news release: On November 7, the Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP22) will open with a firm desire to turn the progress achieved in the Paris Agreement into concrete action. The presidency of COP22 stated that it would be “an o...
 The Work Behind Construction Projects
Atlantic Online, September 9, 2016 Friday

 Just before the Great Recession, the U.S. construction industry was booming. In 2006, the industry employed more than 7 million Americans. But between 2007 and 2009, construction employment fell by 1.5 million-to its lowest level since 1998. The industry has bounced back since as the economic recov...
 Develop Data-Driven Project Management Reports to Make Better Business Decisions
Plus Company Updates(PCU), September 8, 2016 Thursday

  McLean, VA: Projility, Inc has issued the following news release: Project managers need data-driven reports from their PPM solution to help them make better business decisions. I hear that in almost every conversation I have with PMOs. If the PPM solution cannot present the right data to produce ...
 Making it in the IT industry as a woman
Sunday World (South Africa), September 4, 2016

 Firms closing gender gap ÖLLER OFFICE automation and IT have come a long way in correcting the under-representation of women. Some specialised areas of the industry, however, are still primarily male dominated. Luckily, forward-thinking and innovative organisations are taking an active role in cl...
 You can't in an office and issue edicts via email You need to go where the work is being performed.
Aerospace America, September 2016

 our years ago, NASA aerospace engineer Michael Donnelly took on the coolest assignment of his three-decade career He manages the mission to send a spacecraft to the asteroid Bennu, where it will pluck 60 to 2,000 grams of material, and send it to Earth. This would be the largest sample brought home...
 UK approves 900MW offshore wind farm grid works
Energy Monitor Worldwide, September 7, 2016 Wednesday

 Consent has been granted for an offshore wind farm in the Humber region. Business, Energy and Industrial Secretary Greg Clark approved the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farms electrical connection to the grid.
 How to deal with workplace finger-pointing
The Boston Herald, September 4, 2016 Sunday

 I have an associate whose team seems to drop the ball often, and who then deflects responsibility and points it at my team. How can I get him to be more accountable? I'm not trying to assign blame, just have my team treated fairly and be able to effectively plan and - deliver our work.
 Solar energy development will have power to provide electricity to 2,000 homes
Utilities Monitor Worldwide, September 5, 2016 Monday

 The under-construction 1223 megawatt Balloki Combined Cycle Power Plant, having latest and environment-friendly 9-H gas turbine technology, will be fully operational by January 2018.
 How much time is allocated to procurement planning? - NewsDay Zimbabwe
NewsDay, September 5, 2016 Monday

 Like all other projects, a procurement project has a life span. It has about nine stages that start with the identification of needs up to review of the process after project completion. Emphasis and oversight are concentrated mainly on issues around approaching the market and contract award. Criti...
 OSCE Office in Tajikistan holds working meeting of OSCE-supported Women’s Resource Centers
Central Asian News Service (English language), September 2, 2016 Friday

 A two-day working meeting of the network of 18 OSCE-supported Women’ Resource Centers (WRCs) concluded today in Dushanbe, said the OSCE in press release.
 Global tech conference to get Agile on the Beach at Penryn
Western Morning News, September 1, 2016 Thursday

 Cornwall is set to welcome hundreds of delegates to global tech conference Agile on the Beach. The conference specialises in the Agile method of business and project management. Agile on the Beach 2016 is fully booked with 350 delegates arriving in Penryn for the two-day event today and tomorrow...
 New Study Reveals Best Practices to Help Improve Construction Performance; With 85 percent of owners reporting over-budget construction projects, study sheds light on ways to avoid common industry shortcomings
PR Newswire, August 24, 2016 Wednesday 4:26 PM EST

  A new study entitled "Optimizing the Owner Organization: The Impact of Policies and Practices on Performance" has recently been published by Dodge Data & Analytics as part of its SmartMarket Brief series. Working in partnership withe-Builder, Inc., a pioneer in fully integrated, cloud-based constr...
 Dealing with pay delays
The New Age (South Africa), August 22, 2016 Monday

 Long delays in payment of contractors and a lack of adequate capacity on project management within the Gauteng department of infrastructure development (GDID) are among the challenges facing service providers in Gauteng.
 Having trouble with co-workers? Make sure you're really listening; Business Toolkit
BBJToday, August 1, 2016

   There are many, many articles about listening.         You've probably seen a lot of them.         In fact, you probably have seen at least one just today.           So you'd think that people would have figured out by now how important it is to listen.     But over and over, my mediation clients...
 -Voith Industrial Services Relocates Engine Assembly Line from Untertuerkheim to Koelleda
ENP Newswire, August 18, 2016 Thursday

 Voith Industrial Services relocated an entire engine assembly line from the Daimler plant in Untertuerkheim to the Daimler subsidiary MDC Power in Koelleda, which is 420 kilometers away and the site where the assembly line was recommissioned.All in all, the engine assembly line is 380 meters long a...
 New Winona Bridge to open ahead of schedule
Finance & Commerce (Minneapolis, MN), August 12, 2016 Friday

 When it comes to being on time and on budget, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeing mixed results on the estimated $188.5 million Winona Bridge project, a multiyear undertaking with a non-traditional project delivery method. On the plus side, the new crossing that will carry Highway ...
 North Carolina: New Hanover County’s IT Department receives statewide honor
US Official News, August 17, 2016 Wednesday

  New Hanover: New Hanover County of North Carolina has issued the following news release: New Hanover County’s Information Technology (IT) Department won first place in the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) 2016 Excellence in Innovation Awards. The award, given in the gen...
 Natcore Technology to serve as project manager to build 200 MW PV park in Vietnam
Energy Monitor Worldwide, August 17, 2016 Wednesday

 US-based Natcore Technology Inc. has signed a MoU with an unnamed European developer of international renewable energy projects and a Vietnamese consortium. The organizations want to found a separate company to develop a 200 MW solar energy project in Vietnam. The projected cost of the project is a...
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