Ricardo Vargas talks In this podcast about project management growth worldwide. He shows his perceptions based on his participation at the PMI Global Congress Asia Pacific, that happened in Hong Kong last January. Ricardo expects a huge growth for the profession and sees Brazil going in the same direction. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.
- Retrospective 2012
- December 24th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo makes a retrospective of 2012. A year with mixed feelings. Unlike other years, where skill and expertise were highlighted, Ricardo comments on the noticeable lack of great leaders. In the next podcast, he will speak about the (...)
- Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: Communications and Teams - Part 3 of 3
- December 3rd, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo concludes the series on megaprojects, talking about communication, teams and some success factors. He comments especially the importance of forming the core team of the project as soon as possible and to be careful on (...)
- Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: The FEL Process - Part 2 of 3
- November 26th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo continues the series of three podcasts about the world of megaprojects. In this episode, he talks more about the concept of FEL (Front End Loading) and its great importance. In the next and final episode, Ricardo talk about (...)
- Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: The Big Challenges - Part 1 of 3
- November 19th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo starts a series of podcasts about the world of mega projects. What makes a project a megaproject? Ricardo talks about the characteristics, risks, and impacts of the failure or success of a megaproject. He also begins to (...)
- What is the real meaning of the word project?
- August 23rd, 2010
In this podcast, Ricardo discusses the definition of the word "project". He says that the word "project" has two meanings. The first is related to the endeavor needed to produce a unique product or service, as presented in the PMBOK® Guide. The (...)
- Virtual Teams
- May 10th, 2010
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the management of virtual teams in projects. He explains that this is a big trend in the business world and shows the benefits of leading a virtual team, as well as the major challenges that must be dealt with (...)
- The Major Problems of the Project Manager
- January 26th, 2009
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the main problems faced by the project manager. He mentionss that many of these problems are related to human resources. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian (...)
- The Hundredth Podcast and Retrospective 2008
- December 22nd, 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 (...)
- Product Management x Project Management
- December 1st, 2008
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 (...)
- Directly from Kingston - Jamaica - International Project Management Day 2008
- November 10th, 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 (...)
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