The Close Sibling of Communications and Stakeholder Management: Resource Management


In one of my earlier articles, The Twins–Communications and Stakeholder Management , I outlined how deeply and closely these two knowledge areas of the PMBOK® guide interact with each other. This is why I call it “the close sibling.”. Resource Management – What Happens?

How to Actually Develop a Project Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

If this is true, why is it that some project managers put so little time in developing a project management plan? One of the reasons is that project managers may not know what to include. I’ve developed this checklist to help you develop your project management plan including baselines, subsidiary plans, and ancillary plans. For example, a project manager can compare actual completion dates of activities to an approved schedule baseline.

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process


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). Project Management Process Skill (Tools and Techniques). What is Project Management? Project Management Process in divided into 5 Process Groups. Closing. Project Scope Management. Project Manager.

Dealing with Unrealistic Expectations in Project Management

Epicflow Blog

One of the challenging aspects of project management is setting and then managing expectations of both clients and stakeholders. Poor communication . Effective communication between all parties involved in the project is the key to its successful implementation.

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. Management status updates may held every 2-weeks to review milestones and program level issues and risks. There should be a Kanban or task board, metrics, issues and risk lists, etc. It is amazing how much can be communicated when the timer is running.

The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

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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Project Management Process: The Basics


While it is a safe bet that Mr. Deming was not specifically or exclusively referring to the overall project management process, his wise advice – or if you wish, his stark warning – certainly applies. Project Management Process Groups. Project Management Process Flow.

Project Management Process Groups: A Quick Guide

To keep to your schedule and manage costs, you need to gather and process project data throughout the five PMBOK project management groups. What Are the 5 PMBOK Project Management Process Groups? The project management process groups are the following. Risk control.

How to memorize the 49 processes from PMBOK 6th Edition in under 30 minutes


The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers certifications that provide project management professionals with both information and credibility. Two of these certifications are the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Both of these certifications are based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) which outlines the PMI approach to managing projects. Communications. Risk.

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Agile Communications Plans

Mike Griffiths

What does this have to do with project communications? Many traditional project management deliverables have agile alternatives. Yet we rarely see agile communications management plans. This is where a good communications management plan comes in.

10 Knowledge Areas of Project Management (PMBOK 6) With PPT & PDF

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This article reviews and explains the 10 project management Knowledge Areas from the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. PMI defines a Knowledge Area in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition Glossary like this: An identified area of project management defined by its knowledge requirements and described in terms of its component processes, practices, inputs, outputs, tools, and techniques. So how many knowledge areas are there in project management? Communications.

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Project Management Process & Phases

ProProfs Project Management

Project Management is the art of coordinating resources and directing working groups to execute components of work so that each group delivers components that can be tied together into a wholesome deliverable (contracted scope of work) within schedule and budget. Plan Scope Management .

PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. There’s never just one way to accomplish this mission, and thus there is never just one methodology for project managers to use. But you can’t use a methodology you don’t know, which is why good project managers are intellectually curious and never complacent. It’s a process-based method for managing a project. Manage Product Delivery.

A Complete Guide to PMIS

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. What these programs do is help project managers to plan, execute and close their project. PMIS is made to support all aspects of project management and the information they monitor or collect.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms


Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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The Ultimate List of 41 Free Project Management Templates


Then you need project management templates. A good set of project management templates will make your work easier and more efficient. Why Do You Need Project Management Templates? Think of the last project you had to manage. There would be a project charter and a communication plan, of course. You would also have a risk register and a plan to tackle all upcoming issues. How to Use Project Management Templates? Communication Plans.

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Project Integration Management – A Quick Guide

Managing a project can be complicated, especially when different departments have to work together. To create harmony between the various departments and parts of a project, project integration management is implemented. What Is Project Integration Management? Project integration management is a way of making various processes work together. Project integration management accomplishes this by making trade-offs. How to Implement Project Integration Management.

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Project Management for Your Life


After all, we are all humans, and project management makes up for a portion. One way to be productive and ahead of your game is to adopt project management techniques to project manage your life. So how would you project manage your life? What is Project Management?

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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. It is crucial to ensure all these success factors are taken into account and managed appropriately in order to streamline projects and nail the execution of IT projects. Can IT Project Management Software help Achieve Critical Project Success?

Introduction to Project Management- A Quick Guide

ProProfs Project Management

Being a newbie in the project management field can suck big time, especially if you have no clue on how to go about a certain process. Here is a project management guide that is built with you newbies in mind. Now it is time we take a look at ‘what is project management’.

Improving Project Outcomes with proper Project Integration Management


Project Integration Management Project Integration Management improves the project management process by organizing and coordinating the activities. The concept of integrated project management prevents projects from being managed without coordination with the whole.

The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. Organizations need project managers who can juggle different operations and processes, all the while achieving the end result of the projects. This is how the online master of project management comes in. The online master of project management is different based on the school. Advanced Project Management.

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How to Achieve Successful Project Management With Just 8 Simple Steps?

A successful project management is basically out of reach if your project keeps failing and failing and traped in a loophole of unsolved issues and challenges. As failures add up, the business industry has become a complicated web of industry; so how can you achieve successful project management out of it? Steps to Successful Project Management Achievement : . Make Your Stakeholders and Management Commit. They have to be clear and communicated to all teams involved.

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The Big Picture with Story Map in Agile Development


One of communication management, risk identification, charter preparation, and also, product development. There can be varieties of stories: spike stories, analysis stories, risk stories, and architectural stories , among others.

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Project Manager vs. Program Manager: A Side-by-Side Comparison


Project Manager. Program Manager. It’s easy to get confused because in some organizations program managers do work that looks a lot like what program managers do. If you’ve ever been curious as a project team member to know what the program manager down the hall is doing; or you’re someone who wants the next challenge in your project management career , I’m going to lay out the differences here. Assign a project manager. Assign a program manager.

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7 Steps to Deal With Scope Creep (What is Scope Creep and How Can You Avoid It?)


Every project manager has heard these words and felt a chill run down their spine. With just a few words, a simple, easy-to-execute project plan can be suddenly transformed into the project management equivalent of an M.C. Scope creep isn’t just bad for project managers.

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The Key Aspects Of Project Management


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. And for the rest, it takes the best of both (management and teamwork) to make a project successful. In this particular article, we’re going to get a deeper understanding of a “Successful Project Management Life Cycle”. What are the 5 phases of project management?

PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group


What are the Project Management Knowledge Areas as per PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition ? A process group is created to club processes which have same management focus. The PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition defined five management focus, as follows: Initiating: Processes which helps in starting up project or phase. Planning: You need to plan many things to produce project deliverables like but not limited to schedule, cost, quality, resources, communication, etc.

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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. . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk.

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. . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk.

9 Powerful Strategies to Manage Multiple Projects

Project Bliss

As a project manager, you’ll most likely manage multiple projects. It takes incredible organizational skills to manage conflicting workloads and competing priorities. You need a reliable system and tools to help manage it all. Managing multiple projects takes effort.

Project Management Life Cycle


5 stages of project management life cycle. Initiating is the most critical stage in project management. Unless you meticulously define the project and build the solid foundation, you are running the risk of a project failure. Create a risk plan. Create a communications plan. As the project manager, you control activities, resources, and costs while your team is performing the work identified in the plan. Cost management. Quality management.

How many PMBOK knowledge areas are there in the 6th Edition?


Integration Management. Scope Management. Time Management. Cost Management. Quality Management. Human Resources Management. Communications Management. Risk Management. Procurement Management. Stakeholder Management. Each knowledge area represents a category of project management concepts, processes, and terminologies. The main output is the project management plan.

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Procurement Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)


Project Procurement Management is the process of selecting, monitoring and closing vendor contracts. They are: Plan Procurement Management. Close Procurement. Plan Procurement Management. Plan Procurement Management is the process of establishing procurement processes to follow. The key activities in this process include: Creating a procurement management plan. The main output of this process is the procurement management plan.

The secrets and science of a productive four day workweek


And while we’ve come a long way from the 12–14-hour average working day of the first half of the 19th century, we’re still nowhere close to those predictions. Technology has made it easier to communicate , collaborate , and run projects with people across continents and timezones. Step 3: Reduce and optimize your communication. But managing a shorter workday requires a mindset shift that favors realism, creativity, dedication, and resilience.

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Project Stakeholder Management: Identification, Analysis, Register

PM Basics

Project Stakeholder Management is the hardest part of project management. I understand the pain you may feel sometimes… As a Project Manager, you wish to reach project objectives. You see, ad hoc stakeholder management doesn’t work. This article is all about project stakeholder management. Keep in mind that it is largely a communication with people. Project Manager. Your direct management. It is a major source of risks.

Quality Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)


Project quality management involves all the activities involved to determine quality policies, objectives, and procedures in an organization. Project Quality Management uses policies and procedures to implement the organization’s quality management system, and it supports continuous process improvement activities. You, the project manager, is ultimately responsible for quality. Plan Quality Management. Scope Management – PMP Study Guide.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take


Satya is a management professional, speaker, coach and author of six books, including the book I Want To Be An ACP. So, first thing it is coming from PMI, which is Project Management Institute, a body for project management related certification based in the US.

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Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 1: Overview Of Project Performance Measurements


He is responsible for the implementation of enterprise project management solutions for Edwards’ clients as well as overseeing the custom application development performed at Edwards around enterprise solutions and Microsoft Project for both desktop and server as well as SharePoint.

Everything You Need to Know About the PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

An exception to that rule would be Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. certified project managers can earn $112,000 per year. And 80 percent of high-performing projects are led by a certified project manager, making companies sticklers for PMP certified professionals. There are more than 750,000 certified project managers around the globe. The exam is closed-book, so no reference materials are allowed.

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