ABOUT

Satya Narayan Dash is an entrepreneur, management professional, leader, speaker, coach and author of multiple books, courses and  hundreds of articles, whitepapers and essays. He can be contacted at managementyogi@gmail.com.

Success Stories and Reviews

Under his guidance, leadership, and with his experience of  over 20 years, thousands of professionals have become CHAMPs, PMPs, RMPs, ACPs, PfMPs, CAPMs, have learned in-depth about Project Management, Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management, Risk Management, Portfolio Management, MS Project, MS Project Agile (Scrum and Kanban), Hybrid-Agile  Techniques (Hybrid-Scrum, Hybrid-Kanban, Hybrid-Scrumban), Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, have applied them in their field work and have earned related certifications. Few of these professionals have written their detailed success stories, out of their own free will, and also one day you could become one.

For partial reviews of the books, courses and certifications, please refer the above REVIEWS tab of this site. For partial list of testimonials about hundreds of his classes, webinars, talks and presentations, refer the above TESTIMONIALS tab. 

New Courses and Books 

NEW BOOK: 
A new book is now available to prepare for and crack the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) certification exam from Project Management Institute (PMI). PfMP is the highest-level certification offered by PMI:

NEW COURSE: 
A new course, A Masterclass in Leadership, has been launched. It's an in-depth course with a large number of examples, scenarios and exercises. Click the below embedded link to know more:

UPDATED CHAMP CERTIFICATION COURSE: The Certified Hybrid-Agile Master Professional Course has been fully revamped:

All Courses and Books

He has recently launched the new book: I Want To Be A PfMP. Other books written by him are are: I Want To Be A PMPI Want To Be An ACP, I Want To Be A RMP and I Want To Be A CAPM. These books have created many successful PMPs, ACPs, CAPMs, RMPs and PfMPs. Refer the above BOOKS tab of this site for more details.

His courses PMP Live Lessons–Guaranteed Pass and 
PMP 35 Contact Hours Online have created many successful PMPs. He has created new management paradigms, including Agile PMP, Practical PMP and Practical RMP and many hands-on Agile-related courses. For specialized management courses, refer the above MANAGEMENT tab of this site.

The latest, unique, in-depth and hands-on Agile courses are: Mastering MS Project 2019 Agile and Certified Hybrid-Agile Master Professional (CHAMP). For all Agile video and non-video courses and  also Agile certification courses, refer the AGILE tab above.

The courses of ACP Live Lessons–Guaranteed PassRMP Live Lessons–Guaranteed PassACP 21 Contact Hours Online, and RMP 30 Contact Hours Online have enabled many ACPs and RMPs. In addition, there are courses of CAPM Live Lessons–Guaranteed Pass, and CAPM 23 Contact Hours Online. All theses courses also come with full money-back guarantee and have seen many success stories. For various video courses, refer the above VIDEOS tab of this site.

His area of interest primarily includes Management Principles and Practices; Agile - Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, Project Management related – Project, Program and Portfolio; Telecom/Payment/Android/Online Courses/Cloud related Technologies; Six Sigma, Microsoft Project, Oracle Primavera P6, Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis and Agile tools such as MS Project Agile and Atlassian Jira.

You can see related videos on various courses - ManagementYogi's YT Channel.

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Contact

He is currently based out of Bangalore, India and can be contacted at: 
E-mail: managementyogi@gmail.com

Other social media handles for informal communication. Please contact only via Email for questions, clarifications, help or guidance. 

YouTube, Rumble, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Gettr: @managementyogi
 

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*** Publications ***

Latest Publications (latest ten):

  1. Top Ten Reasons To Go For ManagementYogi’s CHAMP Certification, May 07, 2024 (Link)
  2. Portfolio Management: Building An Agile Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project, April 16, 2024 (Link)
  3. ManagementYogi’s Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Multiple Sprint Management in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 20, 2024 (Link)
  4. Sprints at Scale: Working with 10, 100, 1000, or More Sprints in A Scrum Project, March 12, 2024 (Link)
  5. Working with the Retrospective Board in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 8, 2024 (Link)
  6. WBS Level – 0 (L0) Vs. Level – 1 (L1) with Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project, March 04, 2024 (Link)
  7. Leading Indicators and Lagging Indicators in Project Management, February 25, 2024 (Link)
  8. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Customizing Sprint Tools in MS Project Agile, February 12, 2024 (Link)
  9. Risk Breakdown Structure and Work Breakdown Structure – A Combined Way!, February 12, 2024 (Link)
  10. A Practical Risk Breakdown Structure with MS Project and Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA), January 28, 2024 (Link)

Leadership and Strategy:

  1. Portfolio Management: Building An Agile Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project, April 16, 2024 (Link)
  2. Understanding Portfolio Strategic Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 20, 2023 (Link)
  3. Portfolio Management and Benefits Dependency Map, November 27, 2023 (Link)
  4. Portfolio Management: Top 10 Things to Know About A Portfolio Roadmap, September 13 and 20, 2023 (Part - 1: Link, Part - 2: Link)
  5. Portfolio Management: Building and Managing A Practical Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project, September 12, 2023 (Part - 1: Link, Part - 2: Link)
  6. PfMP Exam Prep: Fundamentals of Portfolio Risk Management, August 30, 2023 (Link)
  7. Life Cycles and Component States in Portfolio Management ((from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 23, 2023 (Link)
  8. Understanding Portfolio Strategic Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 20, 2023 (Link)
  9. Portfolio Management - One Figure That Says It All!, July 23, 2023 (Link)
  10. Understanding Leadership Growth Levels and Its Application, September 25, 2022 (Link
  11. Leadership, Leadership Levels, Leadership Styles and Qualities for Project Managers, September 13, 2022 (Link)
  12. What is the Most Important Trait You Look for in a Leader? (Link)
  13. Strategic Alignment of Projects, March 8, 2016 (Link)

Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management:

  1. ManagementYogi’s Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Multiple Sprint Management in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 20, 2024 (Link)
  2. Sprints at Scale: Working with 10, 100, 1000 or More Sprints in A Scrum Project, March 12, 2024 (Link)
  3. Working with the Retrospective Board in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 8, 2024 (Link)
  4. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Customizing Sprint Tools in MS Project Agile, February 12, 2024 (Link)
  5. Mastering MS Project Agile: Task Board without Sprint Associated Tasks – How To Do It?, September 30, 2023 (Link)
  6. Calculating Velocity with User Stories in MS Project Agile (Scrum), April 13, 2023 (Link)
  7. Using Timeline View for A Sprint in MS Project Agile, March 28, 2023 (Link)
  8. Adjusting A Sprint in Progress with MS Project Agile, March 14, 2023 (Link)
  9. Working with User Stories and Story Points in MS Project Agile (Scrum), February 10, 2023 (Link)
  10. Step-by-Step Guide: Install, Set-up and Run MS Project 2019 with Agile Features (Online Desktop Client), November 27, 2022 (Link)
  11. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Baselining and Tracking A Hybrid-Scrum Project with MS Project Agile, November 15, 2022 (Link)
  12. Step-by-Step Closing of A Sprint with MS Project Agile, October 11, 2022 (Link)
  13. Single View: Multiple Sprint Burndowns with MS Project Agile, August 08, 2022 (Link)
  14. Building and Analyzing Kanban Cumulative Flow Diagrams with MS Project Agile, March 08, 2022 (Link)
  15. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Managing A Hybrid-ScrumBan Project with MS Project Agile, February 01, 2022 (Link)
  16. Sprint Burndown and Burnup Charts with MS Project Agile, December 27, 2021 (Link)
  17. Working with Multiple Sprints in an Agile Project, December 21, 2021 (Link)
  18. Converting a Kanban Project into Scrumban Project with MS Proejct 2019 Agile, December 01, 2021 (Link)
  19. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project, November 30, 2021 (Link)
  20. Building A Sprint Backlog with All Scrum Events in MS Project Agile, October 26, 2021 (Link)
  21. The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence, June 29, 2021 (Link)
  22. Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development, March 09, 2021 (Link)
  23. The Value of an Agile Project Management Office, February 02, 2021 (Link)
  24. A Deeper Look: Top Changes in the New 2020 Scrum Guide for Agile Practitioners, December 29, 2020 (Link)
  25. Earned Value Management (EVM) in Agile Development, September 22, 2020 (Link)
  26. Understanding Velocity in Agile Approaches with MS Project. March 03, 2020 (Link)
  27. Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners, October 15, 2019 (Link)
  28. Agile Release Planning, Let's Break It Down!, December 11, 2018 (Link)
  29. Why and When To Go For Agile Life Cycle, April 17, 2018 (Link)
  30. Five Metrics for Agile Development, September 12, 2016 (Link)
  31. Introduction to Kanban, Kanban System and Kanban Development, July 19, 2016 (Link

Agile Asanas Series:

  1. Agile Asanas: Closing A Project Vs. Closing A Sprint, October 26, 2022 (Link)
  2. Agile Asanas: Scrum Sprint Inputs and Outputs 2021, September 15, 2021 (Sprint I/Os) (Part-1, Part-2
  3. Agile Asanas: Mapping Traditional Project Roles to Agile Frameworks, October 4, 2020 (Link)
  4. Agile Asanas: Story Map Vs Product Backlog in Agile Development – The Differences, July 9, 2020 (Link)
  5. Agile Asanas: Bus Factor, Broken-Comb Skills and Cross-Functional Agile Teams, June 19, 2020 (Link)
  6. Agile Asanas: Key Guidelines to Follow for Velocity in Agile, March 16, 19, 2020 (Link 1Link 2) 
  7. Agile Asanas: Using Naikan as an Agile Practice, January 14, 2020 (Link)

Risk Management:

  1. Risk Breakdown Structure and Work Breakdown Structure – A Combined Way!, February 12, 2024 (Link)
  2. A Practical Risk Breakdown Structure with MS Project and Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA), January 28, 2024 (Link)
  3. Fundamentals of Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS), January 23, 2024 (Link)
  4. From PMP, PgMP to PfMP: Project and Program Risk Management Vs. Portfolio Risk Management, November 12, 2023 (Link)
  5. Myths and Facts - Contingency Reserve and Management Reserve, May 12, 2023 (Link)
  6. Unknowable-unknowns Vs. Unknown-unknowns in Risk Management with Emergent Risks and Novel Risks, November 23, 2022 (Link)
  7. Risk Register and Risk Report: What Are the Differences? November 14, 2022 (Link)
  8. Cynefin Framework, Risks and Agile: Known-Knowns, Known-Unknowns, Unknown-Unknowns and Unknowable-Unknowns, July 06, 2022 (Link)
  9. A Deep Dive into Probability Distribution in Risk Management, June 07, 2022 (Link)
  10. Strategizing for Project Threats and Opportunities in Risk Management, May 03, 2022 (Link)
  11. Risk Attitude and Risk Attitude Spectrum, April 22, 2022 (Link)
  12. Using Probabilistic Linking in Risk Management, April 15, 2022 (Link) 
  13. End to End Risk Management with MS Project and Primavera Risk Analysis (Link), May 18, 2021
  14. Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Goverance (Link), April 27, 2021 
  15. Probabilistic Branching and Analysis in Risk Management, November 30, 2020 (Link)
  16. A Deep Dive into Risk Matrix Reporting, April 14, 2020 (Link)
  17. Understanding Qualitative Risk Analysis, November 6, 2018 (Link) 
  18. Contingency Reserve and Management Reserve, July 17, 2018 (Link)
  19. Critical Path, Criticality Analysis, and Criticality Index, June 19, 2018 (Link)
  20. Probability Distribution in Risk Management, May 5, 2017 (Link)
  21. Decision Tree Analysis in Risk Management, February 20, 2017 (Link
  22. The Sign Warned Me: “Enter at Your Own Risk”, October 24, 2016 (Link
  23. Influence Diagram in Risk Management (Link)
  24. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Analysis (Link)

Project Management:

  1. WBS Level – 0 (L0) Vs. Level – 1 (L1) with Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project, March 04, 2024 (Link)
  2. PMBOK 7th Edition: Principles, Performance Domains, and Artifacts - How Do They Work Together?, June 13, 2023 (Part - 1, Part - 2)
  3. Closing A Project with MS Project, April 05, 2022 (Link)
  4. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Traditional and Agile Life Cycles with MS Project, August 18, 2020 (Link)
  5. Range of Incentive Effectiveness in Procurement Management, June 04, 07, 2020 (Link1, Link2)
  6. Estimate to Complete (ETC) Calculation – Formulas for ETC (Composite), ETC (CPI), June 02, 2020 (Link)
  7. Point of Total Assumption in Procurement Management, May 19, 2020 (Link)
  8. Earned Schedule Management (ESM), February 5, 2019 (Link)
  9. Transitioning from PMBOK 5th Edition to PMBOK 6th Edition, September 25, 2018 (Link)
  10. Understanding Internal Rate of Return, December 22, 2015 (Link)
  11. Resource Leveling and Resource Smoothing, November 03, 2015 (Link)
  12. Calculating EAC and ETC for Forecasting, June 23, 2015 (Link)
  13. Lost in Translation? 5 PMBOK® Terms Explained for Project Users (Link)
  14. To Complete Performance Index (TCPI) and Cost Performance Index (CPI), February 05, 07, 2015 [Part - 1, Part - 2]
  15. Is it 6 Sigma or 4.5 Sigma?, June 24, 2012 (Link)
  16. Japanese Terms which Managers Need to Know!, May 12, 2012 (Link)
  17. What is the Health of your Project?, March 04, 2012 (Link)

Product Management:

  1. Product Prioritization Techniques in Agile Development for Product Managers, January 7, 2020 (Link)
  2. Benefits Realization Management for Projects, November 26, 2019 (Link)
  3. Stories about Stories in Agile Development for Product Managers, July 16, 2019 (Link)
  4. The Big Picture with Story Map in Agile Development, June 23, 2020 (Link)
  5. Story Map Vs Product Backlog in Agile Development – The Differences, July 9, 2020 (Link)
  6. Understanding Project Estimation in Agile Development (Link)

Program Management and Portfolio Management: 

  1. Portfolio Management: Building An Agile Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project, April 16, 2024 (Link)
  2. A Practical Portfolio Benefits-Realization Plan with MS Project, December 05, 2023 (Link)
  3. Portfolio Management and Benefits Dependency Map, November 27, 2023 (Link)
  4. From PMP, PgMP to PfMP: Project and Program Risk Management Vs. Portfolio Risk Management, November 12, 2023 (Link)
  5. Top Nine Reasons To Go For PMI-PfMP Certification, October 19, 2023 (Link)
  6. Portfolio Management: Top 10 Things to Know About A Portfolio Roadmap, September 13, 2023 (Part - 1: Link, Part - 2: Link)
  7. Portfolio Management: Building and Managing A Practical Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project, September 12, 2023 (Part - 1: Link, Part - 2: Link)
  8. PfMP Exam Prep: Fundamentals of Portfolio Risk Management, August 30, 2023 (Link)
  9. Life Cycles and Component States in Portfolio Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 23, 2023 (Link)
  10. Understanding Portfolio Strategic Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 20, 2023 (Link)
  11. Portfolio Management - One Figure That Says It All!, July 23, 2023 (Link
  12. Fundamentals of Project Risk Management Framework, March 26, 2019 (Link)
  13. Organizational Strategic Alignment of Projects (Link)

Certifications (CHAMP, PfMP, PMP, RMP, ACP, CAPM, MSP):

  1. Top Ten Reasons To Go For ManagementYogi’s CHAMP Certification, May 07, 2024 (Link)
  2. ManagementYogi’s Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Multiple Sprint Management in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 20, 2024 (Link)
  3. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Working with the Retrospective Board in Hybrid-Scrum Projects, March 8, 2024 (Link)
  4. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Customizing Sprint Tools in MS Project Agile, February 12, 2024 (Link)
  5. Understanding PMI Exam Score Reports (a must-read for aspiring ones), December 09, 2023 (Link)
  6. Top Nine Reasons To Go For PMI-PfMP Certification, October 19, 2023 (Link)
  7. PfMP Exam Prep: Fundamentals of Portfolio Risk Management, August 30, 2023 (Link)
  8. Life Cycles and Component States in Portfolio Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 23, 2023 (Link)
  9. Understanding Portfolio Strategic Management (from book, I Want To Be A PfMP), August 20, 2023 (Link)
  10. Portfolio Management - One Figure That Says It All!, July 23, 2023 (Link
  11. PMBOK 7th Edition: Principles, Performance Domains, and Artifacts - How Do They Work Together?, June 13, 2023 (Part - 1Part - 2)
  12. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification Seven Principles of Hybrid-Agile Management, January 21, 2023 (Link 1, Link 2)  
  13. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: 10 Tips on Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management, January 7 and 13, 2023 (Link 1, Link 2
  14. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Baselining and Tracking A Hybrid-Scrum Project with MS Project Agile, November 15, 2022 (Link)
  15. Building and Analyzing Kanban Cumulative Flow Diagrams with MS Project Agile, March 08, 2022 (Link)
  16. Management Yogi's Hybrid-Agile (CHAMP) Certification: Managing A Hybrid-ScrumBan Project with MS Project Agile, February 01, 2022 (Link)
  17. Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project, November 30, 2021 (Link)
  18. What Should You Know About the PMP Exam Changes in 2021 and Beyond, October 7 and 11, 2021 (Part-1Part-2)
  19. The Close Sibling of Communications and Stakeholder Management: Resource Management, November 2, 2020 (Link)
  20. The Twins  – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management, July 28, 2020 (Link)
  21. What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2020 Changes, September 3, 2019 (Link)
  22. How To Become A PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PBA), August 14, 2018 (Link)

Specific Tools (MS Project, Primavera, Risk Analysis, JIRA): 

  1. Sprints at Scale: Working with 10, 100, 1000 or More Sprints in A Scrum Project, March 12, 2024 (Link)
  2. WBS Level – 0 (L0) Vs. Level – 1 (L1) with Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project, March 04, 2024 (Link)
  3. Mastering MS Project Agile: Task Board without Sprint Associated Tasks – How To Do It?, September 30, 2023 (Link)
  4. Five MORE Must-Know Setting Tips for Primavera P6 Professional Project Management, May 21, 2023 (Link)
  5. Five Must-Know Setting Tips for Primavera P6 Professional Project Management, May 03, 2023 (Link)
  6. Install, Set-up, Run and Test Primavera P6 Professional Project Management Release 22.x on Windows 10/11, April 23, 2023 (Link)
  7. Step-by-Step Guide: Install, Set-up and Run MS Project 2019 with Agile Features (Online Desktop Client) (Link)
  8. Understanding and Using Resource Graph View in MS Project, September 21, 2021 (Link)
  9. Planned and Actual Percent Complete in MS Project, August 10, 2021 (Link)
  10. Using Custom Fields and Project Functions in MS Project 2019, July 31, 2021 (Part-1, Part-2)
  11. Displaying Total Slack (Float), Free Slack (Float) and Negative Slack (Float) Graphically in MS Project 2019, December 2, 2020 (Link)
  12. Step by Step Guide - Install, Setup and Test Primavera Risk Analysis R8.7.5 on Windows 10, November 14, 2019 (Link)
  13. Step by Step Guide - Install, Setup and Configure Primavera P6 Professional R18.x/19.x on Windows 10, November 10, 2019 (Link)
  14. Up and Running MS Project and JIRA with a Bridge, May 28, 2019 (Link)
  15. Step by Step Guide: Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 with Visual Studio Community 2015 for Agile DevOps, June 20, 2017 (Link)
  16. Step by Step Guide - JIRA 7.3 for Lean/Agile Development, March 13, 2017 (Link)
  17. Step by Step Guide - Install, Setup and Configure Oracle Primavera P6 Professional R15.2 on Windows 7/8 (Link)
  18. Step by Step Guide - How to Install, Setup and Configure Oracle Primavera P6 Professional R8.3 on Windows 7/8 (Link)

White Papers (partial list):

  1. Author White Paper - "PMBOK Guide 5th Edition and Oracle Primavera P6 - A Practical Step by Step Approach for Time Management", published by PM World Journal, January 2015, USA (Link)
  2.  Author White Paper - "PMBOK Guide 5th Edition and MS Project 2016 - A Practical Hands-on Guide", December 2015 (Link)
  3. Author White Paper - "PMBOK Guide 5th Edition and MS Project 2010 - A Practical Step-by-Step Approach", published by PM World Journal, February 2013, USA (Link)
  4. Co-Author of White Paper – “Synergy between PMBOK and MS Project 2007 - A Schedule Management Perspective” published by PMWorldToday, March 2009, USA (Link)
  5. Author of White Paper – “Offshore Software Project Development and Agile Framework - Can there be a Confluence?” published by PMWorldToday, May 2009, USA (Link)
  6. Author of White Paper - PMBOK 5th Edition with MS Project 2013 - A Practical Guide (Updated version on Project 2010) - (Link)

Article Archive (partial list):

  1. Agile Scrum - Sprint I/O (Inputs and Outputs) - November 07, 2015 by ManagementYogi (Link)
  2. Scrum and Kanban – Similarities and Differences - October 31, 2015 by ManagementYogi (Link) 
  3. Myths and Facts on PMI-ACP Examination - Part 1 (Link)
  4. Myths and Facts on PMI-ACP Examination - Part 2 (Link)
  5. Agile Is About Adaptive Actions, Not Corrective Actions or Preventive Actions (Link)
  6. PMP Certification and Maintenance: A Truly Cost Effective Way (Link)
  7. Japanese Terms  Which Managers Need to Know (Link)
  8. 11 Signs that Your Project will Fail (Part1 and Part2)
  9. Surviving Organizational Politics - Part I and II (Link1Link2)
  10. Percentage of Completion - Is It Meaningful? (Link)
  11. Nine Myths and Facts on PMI-PMP Examination (Link)
  12. Key Steps to Starting a Project - PMHut (Link)
  13. 7 Sins in a PMO (Program Management Officer) Role (Link)
  14. Differentiating Between Project Success and Project Management Success - PMHut (Link)