PSGS 037: Expert Interview with Dr. Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP, OPM3 Certified

Dr. Ginger LevinDr. Ginger Levin is an Author, Senior Consultant and Educator in project management. 

Specialize in the areas of portfolio management, program management, the PMO, mentoring, metrics, change management, and maturity assessments. She is a certified PgMP and PMP as well as an OPM3 Certified Professional. She also has a book series with Taylor and Francis, a subsidiary of Auerbach.

Dr. Levin provides training in program management, the PgMP, the PfMP, portfolio management, change management, and knowledge management and am a keynote speaker at conferences throughout the world.

For information about my on line PgMP and PfMP boot camps, please see:

https://project02.utdallas.edu/payment/ppp/test/

For information on my PgMP, PfMP, and PMP books please see: Amazon, the PMI bookstore, or www.crcpress.com

Finally Dr. Levin is the  Adjunct Professor for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in its MSPM Program and for the SKEMA Business School in Lille, France in its doctoral program in project management.


PSGS 036: Expert Interview with Kailash Upadhyay

Kailash UpadhyayToday we are speaking with Kailash Upadhyay, (MBA, PfMP, PgMP, PMP, MCP (EPM), MCT, CPISI, CSM, CSP, ITIL) founding director Addon Skills. Addon Skills is focused toward providing professional training and consulting services to its customer across the globe. Mr. Kailash Upadhyay is among very few professionals who acquired Project, Program and Portfolio management certification from differennt certfication bodies.

Website Link: www.addonskills.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kailashupadhyay

twitter: @IN_Kailash

Topic: Project Management and Organization alignment

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PSGS 035: Is Uber on a Collision Course?

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Uber is now known just as much for its scandals as it is for its cheap rides. Why do things continue to go terribly wrong at the San Francisco ride-sharing company whose CEO was just caught on camera in a heated argument over money with one of his drivers? Gerald Leonard, a Washington, D.C.-based consultant on corporate culture, says you don’t have to be a fan or critic of Uber to learn from its mistakes; these include an aggressive and unrestrained culture where harassment and phobias were ignored. Leonard says the company lacks the vision and values to put its employees and customers first that would have prompted management to openly address its problems at the first sign of trouble. As more customers continue to delete their Uber accounts, Leonard can share the three unifying principles that are hallmarks of great company culture and why so many companies fail the test. He is the author of “Culture is the Bass: 7 Principles for Developing a Culture That Works.

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PSGS 034: Expert Interview with Alana M. Hill, PMP

Today we are speaking with Alana Hill. Alana is the principal consultant and CEO of 2Hill Consulting Services where she has provided PM consulting, coaching and training for the past decade.

IMG_2859b_smallAlana M. Hill, PMP is a passionate speaker, author, trainer, and mentor. Her experience as an engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in upstream oil and gas provides a real‐world insight into how people and teams can excel. She has been recognized for her excellent communication, leadership, and team‐building skills. Her international, cross‐functional business knowledge shapes her perspective of developing talent. Ms. Hill holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and has 20 years of leading successful projects.

As a speaker, she conveys a message of compassion and resilience that inspires leaders, and as a trainer she is fun, engaging, and thorough. She combines PM methodologies with DISC personality assessments to help people and teams excel even in the face of adversity.

She is the author of Love is a Catalyst, where she shares her family’s trials and triumphs over cancer. When she is not traveling the globe, you will find her running and serving in her church and community.

 

 

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PSGS 033: Expert Interview with Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez Awarded The Prestigious Thinkers50

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is the world’s leading champion of project management and strategy implementation.

Antonio Nieto-RodriguezBorn in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy and the United States, Antonio is an Economists and has an MBA from London Business School, currently pursuing a PhD in Strategy and is fluent in five languages.

He is the creator of concepts such as the Hierarchy of Purpose, or the Project Manifesto; which argues that projects are the lingua franca of the business and personal worlds from the C-suite to managing your career or relationships.

 

Antonio has been recently awarded the title of Thinker of the Month by the prestigious Thinkers50, who identifies the most influential management thinkers in the world, including Michael Porter, Clayton Christensen, Rita McGrath.

 

He is the author of the best-selling book “The Focused Organization

HBR Article:         How to Prioritize Your Company’s Projects

Thinkers50:         thinkers50.com/thinker-of-the-month-archives

Website & Book:  www.antonionietorodriguez.com

LinkedIn & Blog:  be.linkedin.com/in/antonionietorodriguez

Twitter:               @ANietoRodriguez

Youtube:             The Strategy Execution Channel by Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez 

Think Tank:         StrateXecution 

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PSGS 032: Expert Interview on Leadership in PMOs with Dr. Bojeun

Today we have with us Dr. Mark C. Bojeun.

Dr. Bojeun holds a BS in business administration from Strayer University, an MBA from George Mason University, and has a PhD in Organizational Management. He is one of a small number of people in the world to hold certifications as a Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). In addition, he holds a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) in .NET and ITIL.

He has been responsible for teams of over 100 individuals and has managed contracts in excess of $50-million. He has also taught hundreds of students in program, project and risk management as both a professional instructor and adjunct professor at George Mason University, Strayer University, Mississippi University for Women and Ashford University. Finally, he's the author of the book, Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics

 

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PSGS 031: Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice

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JamalMoustafaev, MBA, PMP – Is the President and Founder of ThinkTank Consulting, is an internationally acclaimed expert and speaker in the areas of project/portfolio management, scope definition, process improvement and corporate training. Jamal Moustafaev has done work for private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada, US, Asia, Europe and Middle East.

 
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PSGS 030: 7 Principles For Developing A Culture That Works Podcast Overview

Understanding these seven straightforward ideas will help your organization implement change and create a culture at your workplace focused on common goals.

When we think about the success of companies such as Ford, Amazon and Toyota and how they brand themselves and implement corporate-wide changes, we see that they take a holistic approach. They aren't just thinking about systems, processes and tools but about their entire organization. If you distill this holistic approach into seven simple principles, you can more easily accomplish your transformational goals and help your organization achieve greater success.