Advice for Aspiring Project Management Consultants

ProjectManager.com

What does it mean to be a project management consultant? In Review – So, You Want to Be a Project Management Consultant? What is a consultant? She continued to define the two types of consultants. What Knowledge and Skills Do Consultants Need?

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

What is a project management consultant? “ 65% of project management consultants do in fact carry out two things – they advise and they do, i.e., they also deliver the project or ‘solution’ too. These people are the modern-day project management consultants.

Project Management Consultant or Freelance/Contract Project Manager?

Arras People

What is the different between a project management consultant and a freelance/contract project manager? Typically, a consultant, in any business field, has been traditionally focused on advising organizations what to do in certain business areas that need initiating, changing or developing.

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

It’s #pmchat on Twitter tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm UK time and this week’s topic is being hosted by me on the subject of Project Management Consultants Vs Freelancers Vs Full Time permanent staff. Reading this after the event? Check out the Storify from the Twitter chat.

Working for Yourself – Project Management Contractor or Consultant?

Arras People

You can consider contracting or consulting. This tends to be based on your recent experiences and could be managing similar projects, setting up things like PMOs or if you’re thinking about consulting in project management, what business challenges you can solve.

Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

April’s theme at ProjectManagement.com where I write a monthly column was “Consulting,” and in this article, I examine the world of Agile Consulting and coaching. Getting Started Personally, I was hesitant to get into agile consulting and coaching.

Find an Online Outsourcing Consultant if You Need One!

TimeCamp

We were browsing the internet, searching for online consultants experienced mostly in technical and marketing outsourcing. Project Management consultants IT list outsourcing outsourcing consultant project management

Online Consulting – Is it profitable and how can you start?

TimeCamp

What is an online consulting? Online consulting is a veeeery vast term. Honestly, everyone with a decent knowledge on a particular topic can become a consultant on it. The Oxford Dictionary provides a definition of a consultant: “A person […]. Productivity Project Management Real Cases business consultant consultant online freelancer freelancingIt covers a considerable amount of jobs. Jobs that usually appear due to the market demand.

7 benefits of hiring a consultant for your IT project

Hydra

7 benefits of hiring a consultant for your IT project. Picture the scene, you’re approaching a critical stage in your IT project for which you need a very specific skill set. Your existing expert is already engaged on another ‘Business critical’ project and cannot be transferred. Project Management

KeyedIn� Projects Collaborates with Consulting Industry to Release New Benefits Management & Governance Capabilities

Keyedin

represents an extensive collaboration with leading consulting partners and industry practitioners. The introduction of benefits management capabilities was proposed by KeyedIn consulting partners who specialize in driving increased productivity within their customer base. KeyedIn® Projects 5.7 Provides Organizations with a System to Manage the Successful Delivery of Large Programs.

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Professional Services Automation: What It Is, and How It Can Level Up Your Consultancy

Keyedin

There are legions of activities that need attention while meeting the needs of a consulting client, and managing them all manually is a nightmare, to put it bluntly. Professional services automation (PSA) is now a reality, and few industries stand to benefit from automation as much as services, and specifically, consulting. LightEdge is an enterprise-grade cloud services, colocation, and consulting company focused on business IT needs.

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Project Management Q&A – Interviewers Looking for Free Advice

Arras People

Sometimes when I’m being interviewed for new freelance positions, I can’t help but think the interviewers are looking for free consulting advice based on some of the questions they ask. I work as a PMO Consultant.

How to buy Project Management Consulting Services: Service as a Product (SaaP)

Guerrilla Project Management

When you need to hire a project management consulting firm, knowing in advance exactly what services you are getting and how much they will cost you gives control and peace of mind.

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi. What is an Agile Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is essentially an action plan for how a product will evolve to completion.

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Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager

Wrike

After many years as a project manager I was pleased to come across a project management methodology called “Delivering the 8” developed by a local consulting company called FGT. She worked for many years as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. Vera then decided to make a significant change in her career in order to juggle between work and family and after becoming an independent consultant, she envisioned Workhoppers as a solution for independent professionals.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Mr. Cohn is the founder of Layfayette, Colorado-based agile software company Mountain Goat Software that consults with major enterprise clients including Adobe, LinkedIn, Southwest Airlines, Google, Intuit and Oakley on their agile and Scrum practices.

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DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan)

The Digital Project Manager

In this podcast, agency growth consultant Peter Levitan talks about how project managers can work better with sales to win more projects your agency can successful deliver. How to win better projects for your agency? The post DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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Why should you integrate Knowledge Management into your Business Processes?

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen, Hartfield KM Consulting Ltd. Why should you integrate Knowledge Management (KM) into your Business Processes? Knowledge Management

Focus on Strengths Not Just Weaknesses – the Value of Appreciative Inquiry

Green Project Management

As a management consultant, validator, and assessor I am often engaged by organizations to analyze their operations and systems to identify opportunities for improvement. I always enjoyed the message from the featured image above.

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One generation back

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! It's been a whole generation? Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

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How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen , Hartfield KM Consulting. How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation. Knowledge Management

Happy New Year!

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Happy New Year! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Quotations

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The Importance of Mentorship

Green Project Management

This approach to new hires was the practice at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) when I […].

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

Consulted: These people would like to know about the task and we would seek their opinions before a decision or action. Now add the Consulted, Informed and Supportive (if using). A larger group is consulted and provides input.

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The real problem?

Musings on Project Management

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem" Richard Feynman, Theoretical physicist Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer!

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IR35 in the Private Sector Back on the Agenda

Arras People

Project management contractors and those looking to move into this rewarding space are hopefully aware that the Off-Payroll working (in the Private sector) consultation has finally commenced. You have an opportunity to respond and the consultation materials can be found on the web.

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Collingridge's dilemma

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! A simple but profound observation: When change is easy, the need for it cannot be foreseen; when the need for change is apparent, change has become expensive, difficult and time consuming. David Collingridge "The Control of Technology". Read my contribution to the. change Quotations

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Christmas math

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! You know, I wrote a book on quantitative methods in project management. But somehow I missed covering these equations! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

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How to Manage All of Your Project Management Tools

Redbooth

For agency and consultant teams, time-tracking is one of the best ways to measure work and prepare invoices. The Redbooth Paydirt integration is a lighter-weight time tracker for freelancers, consultants, and small teams.

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PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary

Girl's Guide to PM

My attendance at the conference was sponsored by Ten Six Consulting , so I want to thank them for making it possible for me to attend. On 13 June 2018 I went to the PMO Conference in London.

2018 282

Hello! Robots have limits!

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Problem Solving Project ManagementElon Musk, lamenting at the June shareholder meeting about Tesla production “One of the biggest mistakes we made was trying to automate things that are super easy for a person to do, but super hard for a robot to do,” he said. And when you see it, it looks super dumb. And you are like, wow! Why did we do that?”

2018 150

Visual language

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Need to tell a story? Proposal Message ESL audience Then this Khan Academy series on visual language is a place to start. There's power in framing, stretching, shaping. not to mention color, contrast, shading. Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

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7 Agency New Business Trends You Should be Anticipating and Working Towards

Brad Egeland

Between competition for consultancies and tech firms, emerging trends, and ever-increasing attrition rates, you have your hands full. How should you deal with the threat of consultancies? The agency world is changing fast. New technologies and competitors threaten your market position. This guide looks at 7 top agency new business trends and how to deal with them. It’s hard to run an agency today.

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The 3 Main Roles in an Agile Team

Redbooth

They accept assignments, work on them independently and collaboratively, consult each other and the Scrum Master when they have questions, and have to ward off distractions for the duration of the sprint.

SCRUM 101

Risk Management Short Course

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Need a quick introduction to risk management? Don't have much time for this? Try this very short course on risk management (no math required!). Risk management short course from John Goodpasture. Read my contribution to the Flashblog Risk Management

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How to Find a Career Mentor and Why It’s Important

ProjectManager.com

They’re confident and can serve as a consultant. Sometimes you may have heard of them as referred to as guides, gurus, maybe a confidante or consultant. A mentor can help you avoid pitfalls as you maneuver through your career.

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J.Q. Adams on leadership

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've leadership QuotationsAdams was the 6th president of the United States -- a one-term guy who lost to populist A. Jackson in the election of 1828. Apart from that distinction he had a pithy thought on leadership, which I pass along hither: If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

Math at Christmas time

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! You know, I wrote a book on quantitative methods in project management. But somehow I missed covering these equations! Best Wishes for the Holidays! Read my contribution to the Flashblog christmas

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When it gets complicated

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! There is no problem so complicated that you can't make it worse - a common phrase in the astronaut business* * Credit to Glen Alleman Bookmark this on Delicious. Read my contribution to the Flashblog risk

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How to Go From Technical Expert to Leader

Girl's Guide to PM

One of the things we see regularly in our consulting clients is an approach to communications based on ‘This is what is important to me. There were a few times where I just wanted to put things into their individual folders and go back to consulting and teaching ‘normal’ courses.

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