Senior Trainer and Consultant,, Corporate Education Group
Chance Reichel, PMP, PRINCE2, is a senior trainer and consultant for Cor…
With almost 30 years of experience in project management, I have seen significant advancements in the profession. In the “old” days, project managers were often selected at random, the lucky winner simply being in the right (or wrong) place and time. I remember walking by my manager’s office as nonchalantly as possible, and suddenly hearing, “Hey, Reichel, come on in here, I have something I need you to do!” Boom! Then and there I was given my verbal project charter, with no organizational empowerment.
For the most part, we’ve come a long way. As a consultant now, I get the opportunity to look under the hood at a lot of different organizations where I see the good, the bad and the