March 20, 2001, Somerset Marriott
Ten Things Every Project Manager Should Know about the Guide to the PMBOK

PDP Information:
Program Number: C020-20032001
Program Title: "Ten Things Every Project Manager Should Know about the Guide to the PMBOK"
PDUs: 1.5
Category Type: 3
Subject Areas
Knowledge: 10
Process: 06
Activity Sponsor: NJ/PMI Chapter
William R. Duncan, PMP, Principal in Project Management Partners 

With an estimated 500,000 copies in circulation, "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge" is the most widely distributed project management standard in the world. The Australian Institute of Project Managers built their Competency Standards around it. ISO used it as the basis for developing standards for quality in project management. 

Yet despite the acclaim and acceptance, some of the most valuable insights into the process of project management have remained buried in the understated style of the document. In this presentation, Bill Duncan, the primary author of the 1996 version, identified and explained ten of these nuggets. 

William R. Duncan is a principal in Project Management Partners, a project management consulting and training firm headquartered in Lexington, MA USA. He is the former Director of Standards for the Project Management Institute and a certified Project Management Professional. He has worked with numerous clients in North America and Europe to improve the performance of their project managers and project teams. Mr. Duncan has also developed numerous training programs including: Mastering Modern Project Management and Project Risk Management 

Bill's view graphs can be downloaded.

Bob Zeh presents an award to Bill. 
Mary Devon-O'Brien's Project Management Students attended the meeting. 

Updated: 09Jun09