Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Rich Maltzman

Posted by Katie Sica on Jul 9, 2019 12:06 PM

This week, Skye Learning would like to spotlight Rich Maltzman, PMP®, a subject matter expert who has contributed to numerous Skye courses, including our PMP® Exam Prep Course, CAPM®  Exam Prep Course, and Six Sigma Black Belt Exam Prep Course.

Maltzman is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® with decades of experience in project management. He is the Learning and Professional Advancement Leader at a major telecom supplier and the Co-founder and Principal of EarthPM, LLC. Maltzman also contributed to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)® Guide, 4th Edition, and authored the book Green Project Management, published in 2010.

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10 Tips for Building a Positive Team Environment

Posted by Dan Picard on May 21, 2019 10:04 AM

Once you’ve assembled your team, it’s important to focus on building a positive team environment. As a project manager, you will be responsible for dealing with both the good and the bad. Positive team morale can eliminate project setbacks, issues, and miscommunication. Check out our latest infographic which covers ten tips for building a positive team environment.

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Project Managers Can’t Lose Sight of the Overall Project

Posted by Dan Picard on Apr 11, 2019 11:35 AM

One of the biggest mistakes a project manager can make? Management consultant Johanna Rothman says it’s the tendency to get involved in the project work itself. “As soon as you get stuck doing the work on the project, your project is doomed because you're not taking a look at the entire context of the project,” she says.  Check out our latest Skye Learning video for more of her words of wisdom. 

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Scrum's the Word - And Here's How It Works

Posted by Dan Picard on Feb 14, 2019 11:34 AM

Scrum is one of the most popular methods of agile project management, and it comes with its own specialized language: it's a universe filled with sprints and sashimi, scrum masters and product owners and user stories .Our latest Skye Learning video explains it all for you.

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4 Keys to Resource Management

Posted by Dan Picard on Jan 23, 2019 10:13 AM

One of the most important, and most complex, tasks for any team leader or project manager is effectively managing the people assigned to the project. Experienced project leaders know that successful projects are not the culmination of elaborate procedures, complicated tools, or elaborate techniques; they succeed because the people involved are integrated, organized, and empowered, which then frees them to put their skills to use in the most effective way possible.

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OPM Provides the Path to Optimal Efficiency

Posted by Dan Picard on Jan 17, 2019 9:15 AM

For businesses looking to optimize their efficiency, Organizational Project Management (OPM) offers a clear path forward. By aligning projects, programs, portfolios, and operations within a strategic framework, OPM allows leaders to allocate resources and effort in a way that meets the needs of clients, teams, and stakeholders. Our latest Skye Learning video explains how:

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7 Tips to Being a Successful Project Manager

Posted by Patrycja Charubin on Nov 14, 2018 9:30 AM

Imagine you’re working hard on a project you believe in, and you are really enjoying the work. But the project reaches a critical inflection point, and you realize that it’s completely over budget, off schedule, and in danger of being branded a failure. Most of us have been there, and it is often unclear exactly what went wrong. That project was likely suffering from bad-project-management-itis, a very common phenomenon.

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Are You Ready for the PMP® Exam?

Posted by Dan Picard on Nov 8, 2018 10:22 AM

The PMP® (Project Management Professional) has been called “the gold standard of project management certification.” Are you ready to go for the gold? Our latest Skye video highlights the eight questions you should ask yourself to determine if you’re really ready to take the PMP® Exam.

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