Chamada para ação em imediata priorização do desenvolvimento profissional para aceleração da resposta global ao COVID-19 – Press Release

Chamada para ação em imediata priorização do desenvolvimento profissional para aceleração da resposta global ao COVID-19 – Press Release

COVID-19
A magnitude da crise COVID-19 é algo que nosso setor nunca enfrentou antes. O sucesso da resposta depende de uma ação coletiva de todos e esforços unificados visando antigas deficiências e exclusões em todo o setor. O PM4NGOs e seus parceiros são profissionais dos setores de desenvolvimento e humanitário de todo o mundo. Temos testemunhado, em primeira mão, o impacto que o desenvolvimento profissional pode causar, especialmente no gerenciamento de projetos. Agora mais do que em qualquer outro momento, nós acreditamos que é imperativo que atores locais e nacionais tenham acesso à desenvolvimento profissional no tempo correto, de forma direcionada, e com credibilidade, para ajuda-los a navegar o contexto do COVID-19 e entregar assistência com qualidade para suas comunidades, de forma segura. Estamos convidando organizações em todo o setor a…
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Call to action for the immediate prioritization of professional development to accelerate the global COVID-19 response – Press Release

Call to action for the immediate prioritization of professional development to accelerate the global COVID-19 response – Press Release

COVID-19
The magnitude of the Covid-19 crisis is like nothing our sector has faced before. The success of the response relies on the collective action of the whole and united effort to address long standing deficiencies and exclusions across the sector. PM4NGOs and our partners are development and humanitarian practitioners from across the world. We have witnessed, first-hand, the impact professional development can have, especially in project management. Now more than ever we believe it is imperative that local and national actors can access timely, targeted, and credible professional development to help them navigate the Covid-19 context to deliver quality assistance to their communities safely. We are asking organizations from across the sector to join us in a call to action. By endorsing this letter, we are acknowledging and supporting the…
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PM4NGOs support to unemployed (and furloughed) workers and students

PM4NGOs support to unemployed (and furloughed) workers and students

COVID-19, Project DPro Certification
Many professionals are struggling with a reduction of their income, temporarily or permanently as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Students also wonder how they will be able to find an internships or jobs in a world of reduced opportunities and social/work contact. As part of PM4NGOs Covid-19 response, we will be offering unemployed (and furloughed) workers reduced exam fees during the month of June for the Project DPro exam. Unemployed workers will pay USD 22 for their exams and USD 5 for the online invigilation, regardless of their country. Students already pay USD 22 for exams, however during the month of June,PM4NGOs will waive the USD 5 invigilation fee for students wishing to take the certification exam  This reduced fee and invigilation waiver is applicable for individual candidates who…
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Project Risk Identification and Management Post-Covid-19

Project Risk Identification and Management Post-Covid-19

COVID-19, Project DPro, Project DPro, Project Management
This is the third in a series of articles looking at the effects of Covid-19 on project management in the development and humanitarian sectors. For the second article in the series, visit: Schedule and Time Management Post-Covid-19 Identification and management of risk is intrinsic and non-negotiable in project management, and certainly one area that will be irrevocably changed by the current health crisis. I believe we will change not the way in which risk is identified and assessed, but rather our relationship with risk. Continue reading
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Schedule and Time Management Post-Covid-19

Schedule and Time Management Post-Covid-19

COVID-19, Development Sector, Project DPro, Project DPro
This is the second in a series of articles looking at the effects of Covid-19 on project management in the development and humanitarian sectors. For the first article in the series, visit: https://www.pmdpro.plus/a-post-covid-19-world-and-alternative-development-with-project-dpro/ How will our experience of coronavirus affect our approach to managing the time element of projects in future? Continue reading
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A Post-COVID-19 World and Alternative Development with Project DPro

A Post-COVID-19 World and Alternative Development with Project DPro

COVID-19, Development Sector, Project DPro, Project DPro
When we finally emerge from the current health crisis, it will be to a World indelibly marked by the events of 2020.  The extent of human and economic loss exacted by coronavirus is not yet clear. What we do know is that life will go on and dedicated professionals will continue their work in the humanitarian sectors. But even before current events unfolded, calls for radical change were becoming ever louder as irreversible climate change becomes more imminent.  I expect this trend to be magnified by the Covid-19 crisis. More people will consider alternatives to mainstream development that focus on culture and wellbeing rather than production based on economic growth. Concepts such as Buen Vivir, Ubuntu, and Degrowth may well become more popular.        What does this mean for the Project…
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