PMI Rio Grande do Sul interviews Ricardo for the project management seminar to be held in Porto Alegre in September. Ricardo will give two workshops, as well as a lecture on a UNOPS case.
Lecture at the Dubai International Project Management Forum on project management where Ricardo shares his experiences on UN projects.
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) often manages projects in which every minute counts. Here’s what I’ve learned about hurrying a project toward completion.
Everyone wants perfection, but the priority should be completing your task. A completed element can be tinkered with or optimized while being of use, but an unfinished one confuses attempts at improvement while being of no utility at all.
I have always believed that effective communication is at the heart of good project management. The messages one communicates, and the way one communicates them, are vital to establishing a strong reputation for leadership.
What is project communication? It’s the specific behaviours and methods used to lead, delegate and advise stakeholders engaged on the project. For communication to be successful, information has to flow in the right direction.
Devex interview on skills that the public sector can learn from the private sector to deliver better results to society.
At the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), good project management isn’t just about maximizing efficiencies—it’s about saving lives. UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations that oversees thousands of peace-building, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Projects run the gamut from building roads and hospitals to running elections and procuring food and medicine for hard-hit communities.
Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N and the challenges of development and sustainable social change projects.
In a relaxed chat with Luis Seabra, Ricardo talks about career, projects, interests and how he built his international career in projects. He addresses from the challenges of childhood and adolescence, through experience as an entrepreneur, volunteer and leader of PMI.
Entrevista GoNow sobre livros e como ser escolhido a personalidade da década em gerenciamento de projetos
Interview with GoNow about the books published by Ricardo and also about how it was to have chosen the personality of the decade in project management in Brazil.
In this interview with Mundo PM magazine, Ricardo Vargas talks about his peculiar trajectory in the area of project management consulting. It also talks about the importance of planning and risk management in the business environment and how it has become a global reference in the area.