#SOOP-5 #pmngt Good guidance avoids unproductive bureaucracy – sadly that isn’t PM‘s reputation!

#SOOP-5 #pmngt Good guidance avoids unproductive bureaucracy – sadly that isn’t PRINCE2®‘s reputation!

PM guidance has been collected over a few decades, and lots of it is good stuff, BUT people then demand that others demonstrate they know this good stuff and that leads to exams. Exams (recruitment filters on “have you got the magic initials”) and examiners are doing us all a huge DISSERVICE because we force almost every PM wanna be to answer exam questions with anally-retentive focus on trivia, we force people to learn “the book” even where its wrong ( pick you exam and I’m happy to show where the book is wrong).

To pass the exam requires people faithful spout bad practice.

Training is so geared to the “not more than a week out” and the books (P2 & PMBoK Guide) are so big that training is never about doing the job, its just about collecting the tin star shiny badge

Successful projects need a new approach and that approach is #pm_ngt


#pm_ngt Is an integration of best-of-breed solutions such as PMBoK Guide® and PRINCE2® and Dimension Four®

#pm_ngt Builds on your existing investment in pm training, it integrates, fills the gaps & links to your mission & values

#pm_ngt Helps the board develop and maintain a vision, translate vision to strategy, to tactics, to outputs, to outcomes, to benefits

#pm_ngt Isn’t (just) project management its an investment regime for the management of change based benefits delivery

#pm_ngt Is a collection of tools and procedures within a defined but loosely enforced framework that together handle the initiation, conduct and bedding-down of change; From Idea to Returns, the end to end investment cycle

Successful change requires support of activity from top 2 bottom of the management hierarchy  and from end 2 end of an investment’s timeline. #pm_ngt provides conceptual foundations, vocabulary, roles, tools, technques and framework that span needs from Board-Room 2 Boiler-Room™

#pm_ngt is a product set of business leadership and project management tools that provide governance over equity. #pmngt’s acid test is “is this relevant 2 reality?” it is not an exercise in exam based ‘cram and forget’ cv building. #pmngt training coaches each layer of management in how to interact with the layers below and above to facilitate sound decision making


#SOOP are Simon’s Observations on Projects – –  Each one is flows from the observation that gaining skills in delivering projects is like making soup



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