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September 2011 Archives

I am a big fan of project-based education. It turns students into problem solvers. The sense of accomplishment in completing a project, reaching a distinct goal, is far greater than that provided by doing well on a quiz. The planning...



The blog Just Below the Law highlighted E-Discovery Project Management as an alternative legal career, interviewing Michael Boland, Senior Project Manager in Winston & Strawn's E-discovery Services Group, in a post last week. Read it at:http://justbelowthelaw.com/2011/09/15/alternative-career-feature-e-discovery/#comment-198Related articlesTop 10 Best Jobs To...



As one of the leaders in applying to process improvement and project management to legal work, Seyfarth Shaw has appeared on this blog many times (see the "related posts" section, below). Once again the firm is receiving media attention for...



The Project Management Institute's Legal Project Management Community of Practice (LPM CoP) is currently looking for volunteers, although the volunteers must be PMI members. If you are a member of PMI, or have been thinking of joining, read the announcement below...



On September 29th, the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Legal Project Management Community of Practice (LPM CoP) is hosting a Webinar on "Implementing Legal Project Management." It is free for all PMI member, but you must be a member of...



Kim Craig shared with me the results of the session survey from a presentation on LPM staff roles that she co-presented at the recent annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. With her permission, I've made a PDF version...



On September 28th, the International Legal Technology Association along with the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Legal Project Management Community of Practice (LPM CoP), and the PMI's Chicagoland Chapter are co-hosting an informative session on legal-project management. Title: "Project Management = Law and...



The Organization of Legal Professionals is offering a three-week, on-line course on legal-project management in October, taught by Steven Levy. If you sign-up within the next two days, you can still take advantage of the early-bird registration rate. Title: "Legal...



Today, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has published what I think is its first article on legal-project management. The article is a revised, edited, and formatted version of a post I made to this blog almost a year ago. PMI...



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