What do you know about new PMBOK?
Do you want to know all the pros and cons? Do you need an internal look to all the processes, tools and techniques? Would you like to have access to templates, examples of documents and other deliverables of managing projects in strict accordance with new PMBOK?
We prepare and conduct an expedition to the highest mountain of Africa, using the rules and tools of PMBOK Guide 6th Edition. However, we do not always know everything in advance in projects, the unpredictability of the mountain journey will confuse our plans. We will implement the project and learn in practice, will make the right decisions and make mistakes, get experience and get tired in the way, and in the end... we shall overcome!
In addition, we are going to share our insights and lessons learned with you!
Project and Expedition Scope
Holding a Kickoff Meeting
Getting acquainted. Know the goals, limitations and structure of the project. Define the roles and responsibilities in the team.
Reducing the Risks
Define and analyze risks, prioritize and work out actions to reduce risks. The main goal is to return healthy, unharmed and without extra costs.
Developing a Schedule
Determine the activities - who, when and what does in order to execute the project in time.
The dates of the expedition are August 1-14, 2018.
Finding the Resources
Look for the transport, equipment, housing and everything necessary for the project. Determine and optimize the budget to meet the constraint of USD3'000 per participant.
Creating a Road Map
Develop a short guide for the expedition: contacts of participants, departure time, meeting place, addresses of overnight stays, mountain route and road home.
Learning the Lessons
Analyze the experience and consolidate knowledge once again to use the results of the completed project in all the subsequent.
Expedition to Kilimanjaro Mountain
In addition to the fact that the team will manage the project in strict accordance with new PMBOK, it should prepare and implement a real expedition to the Kilimanjaro Mountain, climb the Uhuru Peak and take a picture at the top of the mountain. We will have to:
- Thoroughly plan the journey to Tanzania and the mountain route to manage to climb and still have a time for recreation.
- Think out and buy tickets, food, equipment and other resources to keep within the limited budget of the project.
- Carry out all the preparatory work for booking, insurance, rental of equipment and other organization.
- Publish all the materials of the project to the Expedition Project Management Group.
- Climb to the top of the Kilimanjaro (5895 m / 19341 ft.) and return back happy and unharmed.
What's the result?
The first ever case study of expedition management in accordance to PMBOK Guide 6th Edition.
They have new process Knowledge Management and more deep attention to Lessons Learned. Therefore, we will use this approach to do the same in our project.
Do you want know all about new PMBOK? We will share our insights and lessons learned with you!
We will create templates and samples of all the plans, baselines and documents described in PMBOK Guide 6th Edition.
New PMBOK includes 12 management plans, 4 baselines, 4 breakdown structures, 3 logs, 3 estimates, 3 registers, 3 reports, 2 charters, 2 lists, 2 forecasts, 2 assignments, 2 calendars and other project documents.
Do you want to have access to this templates and samples? We will share them in our Expedition PM Group.
Moreover and most importantly - your and our attitude to management will change. We together will receive a charge of energy and will feel the strength and courage to implement any projects!
Be with us!