Project Management Around the World North American style is the topic of this podcast. This is the first in a series covering the second round of the #PMFlashBlog where project management bloggers around the world are sharing their thoughts about what project management is like in their part of the world. In this episode, Cheri Essner, Rich Malztman, and Mark Phillipy share their posts and discuss trends they are seeing in their part of North America.

This episode was a recording of #PMHangout32 which was held as part of the Sensible Project Manager Hangout Community hosted on Google+ Hangouts On-Air. If you wish to watch the hangout, you can find it here.

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Highlights from each of the guests

Cheri Essner

Cheri Essner resides outside of Toronto in Ontario Canada and her post was centered around her perspective on local PMI chapters. Specifically, she is very involved in a leadership role in her local chapter. You can read her blog post here.

Rich Maltzman

Rich Maltzman resides in New England which is in the north eastern portion of the United States. He educated the reader about beautiful New England and shared his thought two different projects which took part in his area of the world. Those projects were “The Big Dig” in Boston and a project by CVS to remove tobacco products from their stores. His post can be found here.

Mark Phillipy

Mark Phillipy resides in Washington state which is in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. He described project management as a middle aged man that is just entering puberty. His post can be found here.

You can find a list of all of the “Project Management Around the World – #PMFlashBlog” blog posts below on this page. This list will continue to grow until we have heard from project managers from all around the world.

Resources and Links discussed in this episode

Cheri Essner

You will find Cheri’s blog post Project Management in Canada at Korebuilders website.

Rich Maltzman

You will find Rich’s blog post Project Management Around the World – New England, USA at EarthPM website.

Mark Phillipy

You will find Mark’s blog post #PMFlashBlog – Project Management Around the World – Spokane Washington USA here at the SensiblePM website.

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