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Change Management vs. Project Management

Project management and change management are often confused by many. Adopting a blend of both project management and change management are often overlooked by organizations, since the value that both bring are not fully understood.

Roles and Responsibilities are Key to your Success!

One common question that can be asked to any company, department, or individual is: “What do you do and how does it benefit me?”  After you recover from the shock and crassness of the question, you realize that that is the reason people start businesses, create departments, and hire individuals … to create value.  To successfully provide the value that people Read more about Roles and Responsibilities are Key to your Success![…]

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Navigating COVID-19’s Impact on the Job Market

You cannot surf the Internet, check social media platforms, turn on the television, or listen to a radio broadcast without hearing about the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus has become a customary word in everyone’s vocabulary. Some industries are thriving throughout this tumultuous feat while others are in turmoil. By taking full advantage of all of Read more about Navigating COVID-19’s Impact on the Job Market[…]

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The 4 Benefits of EPMA’s Virtual Training

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way we work and has forced us into remote working from home. However, just because you need to stay indoors, doesn’t mean you have to completely halt your professional development.  In fact, we are finding that many organizations are using this forced down time to schedule long overdue training that Read more about The 4 Benefits of EPMA’s Virtual Training[…]

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Managing Scope in Non-Profit Project Management

All non-profit organizations begin with a specific goal in mind or a specific challenge to tackle. But, their project landscape is extremely volatile when you consider its reliance on volunteers, shaky organization structures, and stakeholder bottlenecks. I mean if you think about it, clearly defining the mission at a non-profit is the most crucial step Read more about Managing Scope in Non-Profit Project Management[…]

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Quality Management System: Are You Doing It Right?

During one of my assignments with EPMA I facilitated a client’s efforts in planning the testing activities that led to the qualification of a prototype. This was part of their product development process in the scope of a complex project, for which I was providing my project management services. In one of these planning sessions, Read more about Quality Management System: Are You Doing It Right?[…]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Project Management

I remember my interviewer specifically asking me the question, “Do you know what we do here at EPMA?” Of course I had read their website. Of course I had done my own research. But never once did I realize how complex their industry truly was. I didn’t fully understand what project management meant and my Read more about A Beginner’s Guide to Project Management[…]

Project Management Terminology

The 25 Project Management Terms All Beginner’s Should Know

There’s a hefty library of terminology for new-comers in the project management industry to get familiar with, which can cause unnecessary issues and miscommunications to arise if you’re not already well versed. This can be a bit daunting, but lucky for you EPMA has you covered with the 25 terms beginners in project management must Read more about The 25 Project Management Terms All Beginner’s Should Know[…]