Posts Tagged ‘ Project Management ’

21 Project Management Tips – Project Planning

January 15, 2013
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21 Project Management Tips – Project Planning

Photo by IvanWalsh.comWhile project initiation phase is foundation to construct a building, starting building constructions without a plan is a No Go. In the post titled 21 Project Management Tips – Project Initiation, I explored 21 tips for the project managers during the initiation phase. Lets me me share the my top 21 tips...

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Project Schedule Management

July 28, 2009
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Project Schedule Management

When a project is undertaken, it is taken up for a particular outcome, most of the times either to resolve a problem, or a product for the markets. The organizational leadership sets the organizational direction and mandates. These mandates drive the need for completing projects within constraints. The organizational priorities are driven by stakeholders...

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Writing an Unbeatable Business Case

March 8, 2009
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Author: projectmanuk A Project Brief describes what needs to be done. The Project Plan explains how you are going to do it. The Business Case gives the reasons why.  In PRINCE2(TM) terminology, the Business Case is the driver of the project. Senior Project Management review the Business Case before authorising the initiation, and each subsequent...

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How to Deal With Project Failure

March 7, 2009
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Author: projectmanuk It is a fact of life that not every project succeeds. Sometimes the market changes and the product is no longer viable. Sometimes the budget or time constraints are untenable. Sometimes it is simply a case that somebody has made a mistake. How do you deal with the failure of your project?...

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Project Management – Art Or Profession?

February 16, 2009
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By Hans Bool Management means order, control and this is truer for project management than for operational management. Operational management is more prone to the opportunities that popup day to day; it requires a more flexible approach. Project management is more focused on a single objective and that must be achieved. So order is...

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The Importance of Communication in Project Management

February 9, 2009
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Author: projectmanuk “Since I didn’t hear otherwise, I ASSUMED all was going well” – The Importance of Communication in Project Management Second on Rick Klemm’s list of things most commonly overheard on a failing software project, this remark is characteristic of Project Managers who are not in frequent and efficient communication with their staff....

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Distinguishing Portfolio Management, Program Management, and Project Management

February 3, 2009
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John Reiling There is often a misunderstanding, and hence a mixed and overlapping use of terms, when it comes to program management. Sometimes a program is called a project. Sometimes a project is called a program. In addition, sometimes project portfolio and program are mistakenly used interchangeably. This article is intended to clarify the...

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Project Management Certification: Who Needs It?

January 26, 2009
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There are many institutes which offer project management certificates throughout the world. The need for certified managers is increasing unfailingly day by day. All the business and industrial organizations have understood the importance of qualified PM’s. These organizations are willing to pay handsome salaries to the qualified PM’s. It is really encouraging to note...

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Understanding Msp Programme Management

January 11, 2009
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For any organisation or individual that needs to manage and control related projects (portfolio of projects), Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) programme management is a management tool for bringing together people, activities and information to achieve the end goal. History of MSP Programme Management MSP programme management was developed by the Office of Government Commerce...

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Prince2 for a Successful Project

January 10, 2009
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Robert Norton PRINCE2 is used to manage projects throughout the business world; but what is a project and what constitutes a successful project? This article will define a project, look at the characteristics of an unsuccessful and a successful project, and discuss briefly how PRINCE2 can benefit a business. What is a project? A...

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