PMI-Montréal project management blog

Always collecting best practices: PMI-Montréal’s participation in international activities – 2015 Retrospective.

These meetings are ideal occasions for our Board of Directors and leadership to: Share and discover improvement opportunities for our members; Share and learn best practices regarding various aspects of management and governance; Promote PMI-Montréal to the international commun[...]

Letter to members and allies of PMI-Montréal: PMI-Montréal’s Vision 2020

We are giving ourselves some ambitious and energizing targets, divided into 4 broad themes. Our mission continues to be to encourage the spread of project management best practices and to provide the best possible service to our members. Regarding the member services component, w[...]

Letter to a young project manager: fifth letter

This fifth letter, which follows the fourth, written in 2014, is the answer to a reader’s query: how does a young project manager gain his colleagues’ trust in the work environment?   The young project manager, in this current article, is referred to affectionately as “the kid”. [...]

PMI-Montréal will pay close attention to the report of the Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry

Note that PMI-Montréal filed a report with the Commission on June 18, 2014. Believing that its expertise could contribute to the fight against corruption and collusion, the organization produced a series of recommendations to help minimize the risk of misconduct and abuse in the [...]

Olivier Mesly Sheds Light on Project Feasibility

During the 2015 Montreal Symposium, Olivier Mesly gave a conference on Points of Vulnerability (POV) in project management. “It’s a theme that’s very dear to me, he said. Studies on feasibility seem to forget the difference between risk, an external threat, and vulnerability, an [...]