Notice: The 2008 episodes were only recorded in Portuguese.

Perspectives for 2009

In this podcast, Ricardo explains that the year of 2009 will be a challenge for all projects managers because of the limited resources they will be facing. He also mentions that the organizations will be more cautious while selecting their projects because they won't be able to execute everything they wanted. This means that projects managers shall play a fundamental role in their companies. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese....

The Hundredth Podcast and Retrospective 2008

In this hundredth podcast, Ricardo makes a retrospective of the year and explains that 2008 was an excellent year for project management in Brazil. He says that Brazil gained greater importance in the world and that many Brazilians got certified or sought a postgraduate course in project management. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Directly from Dubai

In this podcast, Ricardo presents his perceptions about one of the cities with biggest rate of growth worldwide, where a infinitude of giant projects are now undertake in order to transform Dubai into the touristic and economic. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Directly from Kingston - Jamaica - International Project Management Day 2008

In this podcast Ricardo talks directly from Kingston - Jamaica the main topics of the International Project Management Day, an event with the participation of the Minister of Energy, Mr. Clive Mullings. At the event, were discussed themes as globalization, sustainable growth and best practices. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

The Global Financial Crisis

In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about the global financial crisis. He explains that this crisis can be an opportunity for the Brazilians. Ricardo also talks that we need to be optimistic, because even with this crisis, companies need to continue their projects and the Brazilian is accustomed to working in an unstable environment. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version. ...

Stockholm Syndrome

In this prodcast, Ricardo talks about the Stockholm Syndrome when it comes to projects. Ricardo shows that sometimes the project manager fails to report relevant events in order to not harm the relationship with the customer. This protective relationship to the customer can be bad for the project. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Directly from the PMI Global Congress 2008 in Denver - CO - USA

In this podcast Ricardo talks about the main topics that are now being presented at the North America Congress promoted by PMI. Keynote speaker General Collin Powell addressed the importance of project management and leadership skills for all leaders. The congress also presented several topics related to social and professional responsibility. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese...

Directly from the 2nd Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

In this podcast Ricardo talks about his perceptions and the main themes presented at the symposium promoted by the University of Texas in Dallas. At the congress, considered by Vargas as one of the most technical congresses in the field, were discussed topics as the project kick off meetings, how to effectively implement PMOs, Stockholm syndrome, among many other subjects presented. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link...

Directly from PMI Global Congress Latin America 2008 in São Paulo

this podcast Ricardo presents the main topics discussed during the PMI Global Congress that is taking place this week in Sao Paulo. Topics as sustainability, earned value analysis, critical chain, project sponsorship and value proposition are the highlights now. This congress has been considered by PMI the largest PMI Congress outside PMI North America. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian...

Payment

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about wages in project management, adding that this is a controversial issue. He also explains the best ways to identify a junior and a senior manager, along with their average wages in Brazil. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.