2008 – All Episodes

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Notice: The 2008 episodes were only recorded in Portuguese.

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.

Monte Carlo Simulation

In this podcast, Ricardo approaches the main concepts of the Monte Carlo Simulation, the most famous mathematical simulation applied to calculate the probability of cost and schedule objectives. 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.

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.

Beginning of a Project Management Career

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the beginning of a project management career and what we should do to prepare ourselves for it. He also briefly talks about the importance of training and having a project management certification, as well as the need to learn other languages and improve our networking abilities. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

MBA and PMP

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the differences between the PMP certification and a Post-graduate degree in Project Management. He explains that a PMP certification can never replace an MBA and vice versa because they are different credentials that complement each other. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Feedback Process

In this podcast Ricardo approaches one of the most important mechanisms of communications in projects: feedback. He talksthe importance of the process and the basic concepts of Johari Window. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

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.

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