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 doesnt get too much or too little detailed. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

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.

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. The link below is for the Brazilian 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. The link...

Human Resource Management

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

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.

Product Management x Project Management

In this podcast, Ricardo try to differentiate the concept of project management and product management (management of the product generated by the project. Despite of the same origin, the approach strategies of this 2 management practices are significantly different. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

Project Management in the Public Sector's

In this podcast Ricardo talks about project management in the public sector, discusses its characteristics and peculiarities, and also briefly talks about the Government Extension of the PMBoK. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.