2008 – All Episodes

Notice: The 2008 episodes were only recorded in Portuguese.

Knowledge Management

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the importance of knowledge management in the field of project management. Starting from the knowledge obtained from previous projects, the project manager can optimize his/her project and avoid risk situations that happened in other projects. Ricardo also shows the importance of disseminating the knowledge and documenting the project. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese.

Human Resource Management

In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about Human Resource Management and explains that often the project manager has a more technical background with no experience in human resource management. He talks about the importance of maintaining the motivation of the stakeholders and that the project manager must learn to practise active listening to understand the stakeholder's needs better. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese.

Stakeholders

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about stakeholder management and who the project stakeholders are and the type of influence they exert on the project. He also talks about the importance of mapping the stakeholders and managing their expectations. He also explains what should be made to identify the most influential stakeholders in the project. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese.

Organizational structure

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the models of organizational structures and their influence in the project. He explains that each model has its strengths and weaknesses and that in some companies, there are more than one organizational structure. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

WBS

In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and explains that it is a visual graphic representation of the project. He also mentions how it should be split up to reaching a work package. He explains the best way to decompose it so that it doesn't get too much or too little detailed. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

CAPM

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the CAPM certification, the requirements for getting it, its importance and differential it brings to a professional curriculum. He also mentions that companies already recognize this certification and that many of them are demanding it as the basic knowledge of best practices for managing projects. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese.

Decision Making

In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about the complexity of decision making and the importance of the right time to do it. Often, the project manager doesn't have enough time to find a problem and needs a quick response not to cripple the project. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Project Management of Highly Unpredictable Projects

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about projects that have a quality of being too unpredictable. Many times these projects behave like a box of surprises - knowledge is acquired as the project evolves. He shows better ways of managing this type of project so as to obtain a better predictability of its current trends. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Softwares for Project Management

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the software that supports project managers and what it takes to be a good tool. He also talks about the importance of having committed companies behind the good tools, so as to assure the continuity of this software. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

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