The Entrepreneurial PM
Project Management evolved beyond the traditional model...
transformed to embrace change, foster innovation, and deliver optimal business value.
An entrepreneurial project mindset is an “executive mindset for the project manager,” with a focus on
delivering high value to the customer and the organization. With project entrepreneurship, project ownership is a priority,
innovation is strong, and alternative techniques are used for continuous improvement of delivery. An entrepreneurial PM embraces
opportunity risk and builds reusable assets to ensure repeatable success of future projects.
This article discusses the significance that project entrepreneurialship will have for project portfolio
This provides an overview and a model of the entrepreneurial project management (EPM) concept.
This is a final paper in a series about maturing the Project Management Office (PMO) to meet the challenge
of making the connection between project and business success. It discusses three maturity dimensions:
performance and risk management, resource management, and business value management.
This white paper discusses the role of entrepreneurship in project portfolio outcomes.
Entrepreneurs share a collection of distinguishing traits that are crucial to a successful venture. Studies have found that
they score higher on traits such as curiosity, innovation, self-discipline, and motivation and lower on neuroticism than corporate managers.
This LinkedIn article tells us how to think like an entrepreneur and reminds each of us that "life only begins at the end of your comfort zone."
For companies to achieve a competetive advantage via speed to market, they must empower their project managers to
develop behaviors similar to entrepreneurs. This article lists the common excuses for project failure, with a corresponding entrepreneurial response.
Patti Gilchrist is a Sr. Technical Manager with 25 years experience implementing strategic enterprise initiatives.
Patti has a reputation for effectively translating business problems into innovative solutions and creating strategic roadmaps to achieve business goals.