We want you to be successful in your projects.  That’s why we give you the knowledge and tools allowing you to win with your projects and protect the resources you value.

Through our partnership with the Institute of Project Management, we’ve collected resources here and will update them routinely to ensure you are getting the most current and up-to-date versions.

The DOL PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO)

Access the DOL PMO Resources (free)
Capture Your Project Idea
Provide Authorization For A Project
Provide Status For A Project
Capture Event Lessons Learned

Free and Customizable Resources:

The Stakeholder Register (US Version) (xls): Stakeholder Register – US English

The DOL Coach Project Concept Canvas (PCC) (pdf): DOLC PCC Fillable FINAL

Business Case template (doc): Simple Business Case Template

Project Status Report (xls): Project Status Report

Basic Gantt Chart (xls): Basic Gantt Chart

Empathy Map (pdf): Empathy-map-digital

Risk Profile Tool (xls): Risk Profile Tool

Risk Register (xls): Risk Register Template

Project Change Request (doc): Project Change Request

Enneagram Made Simple Workbook (pdf): Enneagram Made Simple Workbook

Lesson’s Learned Register (xls): Lessons Learned

Request for Proposal (RFP) template (doc): Request for proposal (RFP) Template

Useful Resources:

DOL Coach’s Mighty Network: https://dolcoach.mn.co

Online Project EducatioN (OPEN) by the Institute of Project Management (free): https://open.institute.pm

The DOL Coach YouTube Channel and Project Management Quick Tip (PMQT) videos (free): DOL Coach YouTube Channel

Project Libre (free and open-source Project Management Software): https://www.projectlibre.com

Gantt Project (free and open-source Project Management Software): https://www.ganttproject.biz

Enneagram Test (free): https://www.truity.com/test/enneagram-personality-test

Tony Robbins DISC Assessment (free): https://www.tonyrobbins.com/disc/

The Table Group (Working Genius Reports: use code ENTRE for 50% off): https://www.tablegroup.com

Recommended Reading: 

7 Things You Need to Know About PM Certifications: 7 Things You Need To Know about PM Certifications

Leading Change (1994 John Kotter article): Leading Change 1994 Article

8 Steps for Accelerating Change by John Kotter: 8 Steps for Accelerating Change eBook

Parkinson’s Law (Wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson%27s_law

A (very) Brief overview of US Gov Contracting: US Gov Contracting A Brief Overview

The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA): https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/M-18-19.pdf

The Institute of Project Management’s Certification Levels

Assess Your Eligibility For Certification
Learn About The PMAC With This Quick YouTube Video