In this podcast Ricardo discusses the project and crisis management to seize the Alemão (German) Complex in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, one of the most violent slums, dominated by drug dealers and gangs. He discusses the coordination of actions, speed and strategy in the successful management of the crisis.
- The Power of Truth in Project Management
- February 4th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the power of truth. He stresses that the project manager should speak the truth even if the project status is critical.
- Trying to Understand the Tragedy of Sandy Hurricane
- October 29th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo discusses the effects of Hurricane Sandy, that caused tremendous destruction on the east coast of the United States, from the point of view of Risk Management.
- Project Manager as the New CEO
- August 20th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about a discussion launched by PMI: The Project Manager may become the next CEO? What is the role of a CEO? Ricardo explains how the project manager could be prepared to take this position in a corporation.
- The Networking Value in National PM Events (VI Brazilian Congress of Project Management)
- October 31st, 2011
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the VI Brazilian Congress of Project Management, he explains that this is the most important event in Brazil because is promoted for all the chapters in Brazil. Ricardo says that the one of the global directors of (...)
- Crisis Management: The Denial Problem
- October 18th, 2011
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about crisis management. He explains that the first reaction in crisis management is the denial and that this is the worst option. Ricardo also explains that the crisis is caused by a "trigger" that is triggered by some (...)
- Crisis Management: 5 Good Thinks Came out as Decisions to Remove People from Libya
- March 10th, 2011
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the removal of foreign professionals who were in Libya when the political crisis happened. He explained that this was a crisis situation, where changes and variations in the environment are not supported and you (...)
- 200th Podcast - Soccerex in Rio de Janeiro
- December 7th, 2010
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the Soccerex - the largest convention and business of football in world, which was held in Rio de Janeiro between 20-24 November. He was invited to attend the event and had the opportunity to talk about some key (...)
- Directly from the 5th Brazilian Project Management Congress
- November 1st, 2010
In this podcast Ricardo discuss the highlights of the 5th Brazilian Project Management Congress that happened in Brasilia-DF - Brazil on October 27th to 29th (#5cbgp)
- How to Do Everything Wrong in a Project: The New Brazilian Power Socket
- September 20th, 2010
In this podcast Ricardo talks about the compulsory change in the power socket to the new standard. He aims to analyze what he believes are the main failures in the project with respect to the reasons for the change, including the increase in (...)
- Lean Six Sigma Brazilian Congress
- May 3rd, 2010
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the Lean Six Sigma Brazilian Congress that will take place on May, 12- 13th in Sao Paulo. He has been invited to talk about how project management can make a difference in Brazil. He explains that the congress (...)
- Retrospective of 2009
- December 21st, 2009
In this podcast Ricardo makes a retrospective of project management in the world in 2009. He presentes the 5 highlights of the year in project, including Portfolio Management, Crisis Management and the government participation and bailout to (...)
- Brazil in the Cover of The Economist Magazine and what this Relates to Proper Project Management
- November 16th, 2009
In this podcast Ricardo makes comments about the cover of the British magazine The Economist on 14 of November, 2009. The magazine presented the opportunities in Brazil and how the country is dealing with the growth. It will be a unique opportunity (...)
- Five Big Trends in Project Management - PM Network Report
- August 24th, 2009
In this podcast Ricardo discusses the III Annual PM Network Trend Report, published in June, 2009. He presents the main trends in projects induced by the global crisis and how companies and professionals can benefit themselves from this scenario. The (...)
- PMI MG Chapter - 10 Years of a Personal History
- March 30th, 2009
In this podcast, Ricardo makes a special honuor to the PMI-MG chapter for completing 10 years. H proudly remembers when in 1998-1999 the PMI-MG was founded. He also talks about the difficulties in getting 25 members to creata the chapter and mentions (...)
- Crisis in Projects
- March 9th, 2009
In this podcast, Ricardo Vargas talks about crises in projects. He explains that when the executive team see many projects being cancelled in other companies due to a crisis, they panic and cancel their projects too, using criteria that may harm (...)
- 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 (...)
- The Global Financial Crisis
- November 3rd, 2008
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 (...)
- August 4th, 2008
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 (...)
- Crisis Management in Projects
- August 6th, 2007
After the air accident happened in Brazil thereabout 15 days ago, Ricardo Vargas talks about crisis management concept, use and process. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.
- Project Management in Brazil - Part II
- July 30th, 2007
In this podcast Ricardo vargas continues de discussion about the use and trends of Project Management in Brazil. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.
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