As a project manager, most of your effort comes on keeping the team on track to deliver the tasks on the plan. These 4 tips will hopefully show you that you can be flexible as a project manager and that everyone benefits.
Here are 8 elements all great Gantt charts have in common. Get these right, and you’ll be well on the way to communicating project status easily with your stakeholders and team.
Here are three ways to make sense of your project risks and categorize them in ways that will make them much easier to manage. Which of these have you used – or do you use another system for keeping your risks in order?
Having the right people in your team is definitely worth it and will help you succeed more easily and more quickly. Here are 3 ways that you can source people to support you with your work on a new team.
There are many reasons a project plan might fail. In this article, we share with you 7 of the most overlooked reasons to watch out for.
Trust. It takes years to build and seconds to break. It is an emotion we covet.
A leader may take trust for granted. By being in front of an audience, of course, these people trust the message. Why else would this person be leading? Is that the case? Do our teams and organization trust us?
Conflict is a part of life, whether we like it not. And often the place where conflict occurs the most is in the workplace. The pressure of being part of a team and racing to meet standards and deadlines builds a tension that causes endless fights and arguments.
At the highest level this can lead to never-ending court cases, at the lowest level this can stop a project dead in its tracks if the conflict isn't resolved; either way conflict causes companies to lose tons of money, which is why a good project manager can be invaluable to an organization.
One of the skills of project management is monitoring and controlling your project to ensure it delivers on time, on budget and to the required scope – and any other quality measures that your project customer or sponsor has set.
RAG status is something that comes up time and time again when talking about status of business projects.
Every project is subject to a number of variables that can affect its progress and outcome, both internally and externally, and both very localized and very global in scope. By implementing project risk management from the beginning, organizations can react logically and with built-in contingency plans rather than engaging in “firefighting” or falling into crisis management mode.
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