How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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Communications Management Plan - Guide to Project Communications

Techno-PM

Introduction to Project Communication Plan It is commonly accepted that a project manager spends up to 80% of his/her time communicating. With so much time invested in communications, it is probably reasonable not to leave this aspect of the project to chance, don’t you agree?

PMP® Aspirant’s Definitive Guide to PMP Exam Changes 2019

iZenBridge

In June 2019, PMI® has released a new PMP® content outline. It is an effort to equip project managers with today’s modern project environment. So, now the question is what modern project management is? Project Manager as a Coach.

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The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

ProjectManager.com

What do you need to know to succeed at project management? While there’s some truth to that joke, it’s not helpful to the student or the experienced professional who is looking for a way to understand the myriad responsibilities of being a project manager. Project Scope Management.

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A Complete Guide to PMIS

ProjectManager.com

It seems people are always communicating and making constant updates. That’s what PMIS comes in, which is an acronym for project management information system. A project management information system (PMIS) is how information needed to run a project is organized.

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PM Formulas: Understanding the Math of Project Management

Online PM Courses

Project Management is a structured discipline. The post PM Formulas: Understanding the Math of Project Management appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. The basics are rigorous and logical. So, in this article, I round-up of all the PM formulas you need to know.

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How to Calculate Communication Channels?

iZenBridge

Whether you lead a project, own the product delivery, or involved as a subject matter expert, you are all in the communication business. In this business, effective communication is the most important success factor. Let’s get into the details of the communication channel.

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The PMI-SP Certification & uCertify Training Course Review

Girl's Guide to PM

It is aimed at people with an advanced knowledge of project scheduling i.e. developing, managing, updating and maintaining schedules. It’s a course you can work through in a day or so, it won’t take you very long if you have a good grasp of project management already.

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How to Manage with Servant Leadership

ProjectManager.com

After all, managers don’t win games: teams do. To give them what they need — whether it’s motivation, project management tools or even donuts for breakfast — in order to achieve their goals. Robert Greenleaf led management development at AT&T for many years.

High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Communication Management Stakeholder Engagement Communication Governance stakeholder engagementHigh profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it's the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor.

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Giveaway! Essential Documents

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management creates a lot of documents — let’s not pretend it doesn’t. It includes: Business case template Project charter template Project plan template, comprising sections for the following sub-plans: Requirements management plan Scope management plan Schedule management plan Cost management plan Quality management plan Human resource management plan Communications management plan Risk management plan Change management plan.

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Perception Is Not Always Equal

Project Smart

Without the right perception, as project managers, we too might have a false sense of reality. As project managers, then, we need to be aware that our perception of an issue or a risk or a goal or a milestone or a requirement may differ somewhat from others on the project.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

For Beginners, it is important to understand essential elements of Project Management. Who is the Project Manager? A project Manager should own the following skills to succeed: Technical Skills (Knowledge of Subject matter, need not be an expert). What is Project Management?

The Daily Stand-Up Meeting: Best Practice

Project Management Essentials

The stand-up is an efficient and effective way to communicate. The meeting can be used for managing projects or operations from Finance to HR to IT. Stand-up meetings can enable self-managing teams. It is amazing how much can be communicated when the timer is running.

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PMP interview Questions

iZenBridge

What is a baseline, how is it use while creating project management plan? Is project manager involved in the creation of a project charter? How many knowledge Areas are there in Project Management. What are project management methodologies? What Is Triple Constraint Triangle In Project Management? How is it different from Scope Management Plan? What is the difference between project management and project operational/ Business As Usual (BAU) activities?

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How to Fix a Troubled Project by Falling Back on the Fundamentals

LiquidPlanner

Communication is a mess, and it isn’t clear what people are doing in specific meetings. I’ve even caught a few of the projects in my portfolio going off the rails; however, I’ve always found that, when a project is in trouble, the team needs to return to project management fundamentals.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Project Status Reporting

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Communication Management Reporting statusIt isn't enough to deliver your project. You also need to let people know. That means learning the basics of tracking progress and project status reporting.

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The Key Aspects Of Project Management

Proofhub

Understanding The Many Aspects Of Project Management “What makes a project successful?” Some say, behind any successful project is a project manager with above and beyond management skills. We will take a closer look at the various aspects of project management.

How to take your project management strategy to the next level.

Celoxis

For a project to be successful, it requires excellent planning, communication, management, and organization. Poor project management is detrimental to any business.

Visual Communication for Better Project Results

Online PM Courses

Communication is a vital part of Project Management. To be a better PM, you need to communicate more effectively. And nothing beats visual communication. The post Visual Communication for Better Project Results appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Challenging Communication Tips for Better Project Communication | Video

Online PM Courses

Project Management is 80 percent communication. What we fear is the challenging communication that comes with pressure, emotions, bad news, and high stakes. The post Challenging Communication Tips for Better Project Communication | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The Shape of Performance Reporting

MPUG

It could be said that communication is the oil that keeps a project running smoothly. Project managers (PMs) can spend up to 90 percent of their time on internal and external communications. Communication management includes project status tracking and reporting processes.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. .

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. .

Why Use Project Management Software for IT Teams?

ProProfs Project Management

Communicating with teams seamlessly? Managing risks as and when they are encountered? Stakeholder Management. Change Management. Risk Management. Communications Management. Can IT Project Management Software help Achieve Critical Project Success?

Engage Your Stakeholders

Project Management Essentials

Managers and project managers are often told that “engaging stakeholders” is critical to success. Leadership Project Management Communication Managing Projects Stakeholders

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A Short History of Project Management

MPUG

Have you ever wondered about the history of project management, or how it evolved into its’ present day usage? This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history. One could say this was the birth period for modern project management.

Are You a 'Tell' Manager or a 'Sell' Manager?

Project Smart

I certainly have, and this is what I've termed the 'tell' manager. These managers aren't interested in what other people have to say. Communications Management

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It's Easy to Give the Good News

Project Smart

As I think back to some treacherous experiences in my project management career, I'm reminded of the huge difference between giving good news and bad news to the project client. Communications Management

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Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Experienced managers know the value of the ‘elevator view’, that is, knowing when to press the button for the top floor to look down at the bigger picture, and when to descend to the ground floor to get down ‘amongst the weeds’. Strategic Risk Management.

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Best VoIP Products for Specific Use Cases

TrustRadius Project Management

We also dug a little deeper to figure out how these different modes of online communication are used across business areas. 1 Internal communication. 2 Sales communication. 3 Client/customer communication.

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Delivering the Tough News - Part 1

Project Smart

We always want to be seen in a favourable light by the customer - telling them something very negative can definitely taint their view of us as project managers. Communications ManagementHave you ever had to deliver tough news to a customer on a project?

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Delivering the Tough News - Part 2

Project Smart

Communications ManagementIn Part 1 of this two part series on delivering less than favourable project news to the client, we examined the first two steps of my personal four-step process of preparing for and delivering bad news to my project client.

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How is the Project Going? - Part 2

Project Smart

Communications ManagementIn Part 1 of this two-part series on periodically checking project health and performance perception, we discussed the concept of not neglecting your key stakeholders.

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How is the Project Going? - Part 1

Project Smart

In the most surprising moment of my career, I thought I was meeting with my manager to get a long-awaited promotion and increase in pay when, in fact, I was being let go because the company was struggling. Communications Management

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The 9 Best Alternatives For Slack To Ensure Effective Project Management

nTask

Any activity in an organizational culture is successful largely because of the communication that the employees have with each other. When the team is happy and in perfect collaboration, then the project management aspect of the team increases amazingly, because a united group of people can overcome any obstacle they may face during any organizational challenge. Nowadays, Slack is a famous application that lets teams and their managers stay in constant communication with each other.

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Top 10 Apps to Bring Your Team Together

Proofhub

According to a recent survey, more than 60% of projects are failing to meet the expectations and lack of communication in the workplace is cited as one of the key reasons behind their failure. including workplace communication. If team communication fails, your team will fail too.

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The 9 Best Free Slack Alternatives for Effective Project Management

nTask

Any activity in an organizational culture is successful largely because of the communication that the employees have with each other. When the team is happy and in perfect collaboration, then the project management aspect of the team increases amazingly, because a united group of people can overcome any obstacle they may face during any organizational challenge. Nowadays, Slack is a famous application that lets teams and their managers stay in constant communication with each other.

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5 Uses of Mind Mapping in Project Planning

MindGenius

In reality, getting to this endpoint requires organisation, planning and communication among other things. Meeting Management Instead of wasting time writing notes and capturing ideas, create a mind map to cover the minutes from the meeting – this takes less time and will convey the information more efficiently. Managers should lead the team towards the goals and objectives and assign responsibilities to each person. How do I improve communication?

Project Innovation – a Value Chain Approach

Tony Adams

In their 2017 study An exploratory study of food waste management practices in the UK grocery retail sector , Filimonau and Gherbin propose that before we can improve our delivery approach or propose any innovations, we first need to understand the company’s current approach and identify different points at which inefficiencies can arise. Applying Value Chain Thinking to Project Management. Project Management Innovation Project delivery Value Chain