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Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management

Online PM Courses

Risk is inherent in the nature of a project. So, that makes project risk management a central part of the project management toolset. The post Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Correctly Setup Actual Dates in MS Project


How do you expect MS Project (MSP) to behave when you enter an Actual Start date for a task? You would likely expect it to store the date in the ‘Actual Start’ field and stop there, but MSP does something more than that.

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8 Common Project Risk Examples and How to Minimize Them

Virtual Project Consulting

8 Common Project Risk Examples and How to Minimise Them. Find out how you as a small business owner, should be prepared for these common project risks and put mitigating actions in place to avoid them. Project Management fundera project risks small business owners

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Should we hire full-time or contract agile coaches?

Kiron Bondale

In 2013 I wrote an article about the advantages and disadvantages of contract project managers. Competent agile coaches have been in high demand for many years due to the large number of companies across multiple industries who are going through agile transformations.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

People won't commit if they don't know where they're going

Lynne Cazaly

We need big trust to go with someone and not know where they’re going. Trust me, it’s a great restaurant.'. ‘Believe me, you’ll love this holiday location.’ ’ We may think people will just follow us or they're at fault because they don’t 'engage or buy-in'. How do we lead so people will change with us as we launch something, try something new or zig when everyone else is zagging?

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Do you know how you think

Lynne Cazaly

Not the 'glass half empty/glass half full' kind of thinking, but how flexible, adaptable and malleable our thinking might be. Much of what we do is so ruled by habit, routine and bias, that to be able to have 'meta cognition' - thinking about how we think - can be out of reach. We need to learn, to be taught it. So can we 'get above' our thinking so we know what it is. That could be mighty helpful: - in a conflict or argument. - in the depths of a dull meeting. - in a brand new job role. -

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Are we on the same page yet

Lynne Cazaly

Getting on the same page is a collaborative and strategic need we have and yet it can take such an effort for us to get there. Perhaps some transparency might help. That word 'transparency'. meaning 'easy to be seen'. How transparent is your thinking? How well can you see what you're thinking so you can communicate it, share it and transfer it to others? It can take us so long to get our heads around what we’re thinking, let alone understand what others are thinking!

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Could you do it in reverse

Lynne Cazaly

I collected the mail from my mailbox yesterday at 11am and saw the postal delivery worker, the ‘postie’, finishing delivering mail to other letterboxes. Usually she delivers the mail to our area at about 3pm. ‘Hi!’ ’ I said. ‘Hey you seem a bit earlier, a different time today?’ ’ ‘Yes', she said, 'I thought I’d do my round in reverse today; you know, keep it fresh. She went on.'It’s

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The problem with a project roadmap

Lynne Cazaly

Many project teams sweat over the project roadmap, the “what’s going to happen and when” of the project. It’s important. It keeps focus and shares intentions and expectations. And this is all good. But there could be a problem. a disconnect of sorts. It’s right there in the name of it, roadmap. Too often roadmaps are presented as boxes, tables full of words, cells from spreadsheets or complicated-looking calendars.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.