- Where can I find books of Ricardo Vargas to buy?
To learn where to find the books, visit http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/books/ and click on “details” of each book.
- Where can I find the old podcasts?
All podcasts recorded by Ricardo Vargas is available on the site. The first podcast was done on January 13, 2007 and since then, every week Ricardo has a new subject. Go to
http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/podcasts/ to listen to the podcasts.
- How can I download all Podcasts
To download the podcasts that are in playlists, you can go on the detail page of a playlist and download all there. See page: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/pt/playlists/
But if you want to download all the podcasts same site, just use the iTunes program on your computer. You have it installed? If not, the Apple website you can download for free: http://www.apple.com/itunes/
With it installed, you need to subscribe to the podcast of Ricardo. The Itunes will then list the available episodes and you’ll have the chance to download all the podcasts.
To subscribe, do the following:
- Visit the podcast Itunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id324698370 and subscribe.
- Copy this link: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/?feed=podcast
- Go on iTunes and in the Advanced menu, click Subscribe to Podcast (Subscribe to Podcast). Paste the link.
All set! The podcast name will appear in the sidebar of your iTunes Podcasts panel from now on and every time there is a new episode it will be downloade automatically.
ITunes will show the title of all podcasts already published. You can then download all the episodes by clicking the “Get All” option that is next to the title “5 Minutes Project Management Podcast”. ITunes will download one by one, all the podcasts to your computer.
Note: If iTunes does not automatically download a list of all episodes, starting with the episode “Challenge Projects”, of 01.13.2007, do the following: click the right button over the title of the podcast (the 5 Minutes Project Management Podcast) and choose “Show all available episodes” (“Show all available episodes”, in English).
- (Português) Como faço para me cadastrar na Área do Leitor?
Sorry, this entry is only available in Português.
- I’m starting a career in Project Management. What should I do?
For professionals who are starting a career in project management, Ricardo prepared many podcasts to support them.
To listening the podcast about beginning of career click on:
See also the Podcasts Special Lists, with specially selected podcasts: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/playlists/
Look at PMI’s website (www.pmi.org), information on the certifications offered by the institution.
Ricardo prepared 4 podcasts about certification click on the following links:
Usually those who are starting a career in Project Management needs to work experience, find work in a PMO or work with a project manager to better understand the PM.
Approach to PMI chapter of your region and candidate as volunteer. Make a masters degree in project management.
Learning another language is always good, especially English or Spanish. The project management using the standard PMI is known worldwide for those who have this knowledge, the possibility to work in other countries is great.
It’s always good to be part of mailing lists on project management.
Ricardo has a very good book on Project Management which is the ” Practical Guide to Project Planning”. For details, see in http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/books/
On this site there are several videos and documents in the Downloads Center, which contains information on project management, check out the link below:
The books and articles are also available in Issuu and Slideshare.
- Which courses in Project Management do you can indicate me?
In Brazil, the courses of FGV and Fia/USP in Project Management are excellent. Abroad two of the top universities for courses in Project Management are Stanford (http://stanford.edu/) and George Washington (http://www.gwu.edu/).
Ricardo made a podcast where he talks about the MBA and PMP certification, you follow the link to listen to the podcast:
Here also the link on the top of career:
With respect to distance courses, we do not know MBA in Project Management which is offered by web.
- What is the password to access the CD from the book “Practical Guide”?
A password doesn’t exist to unlock the product. They will be automatically installed and then lose the validity of the assessment period. To access the information, leave the username and password blank.
- Where can I find the DVD Excellence in Projects?
The DVD Excellence in Projects was the version of Project 2002 and is available in the Downloads Center, in Portuguese, English and Spanish. To access it, click on the link: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/downloads/
- The podcasts are recorded only in Portuguese?
Since April, 6th, 2009 Ricardo records his podcasts in English and Portuguese before that date all were recorded only in Portuguese.