The Rules Of Communication Are Clear And Finite

March 2, 2009
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Author: Leslie Ungar We are a society of rules. We have rules for everything from how we drive to how an NFL team can spy on another team. So why would you think there are not rules for communication? You didnt know, you claim. Try that defense the next time you are stopped for...

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Break Your PMP Studies Into Small Pieces

February 28, 2009
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Cornelius Fichtner Taking the PMP examination is one of the biggest steps you’ll take in your career as a Project Manager and one of the most daunting. There seems to be an endless parade of information to stuff into your brain but don’t be discouraged! By careful planning and structure, you can pass the...

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PMP Certification Study Help

February 26, 2009
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Jacquelyn Donner A good PMP simulation program should be the next step in studying for a candidate for the PMP examination. Next, consider studying more using a pmp exam simulation program to practice in the same environment as the actual test. The questions developed for the PMP simulation program are based on the official...

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A PMP Simulator Can Help you Assess Your Readiness for the PMP Certification

February 24, 2009
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Jacquelyn Donner A PMP simulator can help you assess your readiness for the project management professional examination. Candidates for the exam can now maximize their study efforts and time. The interface of an actual exam simulation that is similar to that of the actual test given by PMI is more dynamic than just using...

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PMP Practice for Project Management Professional Certification

February 23, 2009
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Jacquelyn Donner If you are considering taking the PMP exam for project management professional certification, consider using a pmp simulation program. By preparing in the exact environment that you will be exposed to on test day you are maximizing your study efforts. Candidates become accustomed to the official PMP exam through taking as many...

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Public Speaking is a Vital Part of Project Management

February 22, 2009
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John Mce For many of us the notion of speaking to a large crowd is very daunting and not something we would choose to do for fun, however public speaking is an essential skill for any project manager and therefore to lead a successful team it is a fear that must be conquered.   It...

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Is Project Management Software The Way Forward?

February 21, 2009
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Shaun Parker There has never been a time where a foot forward in business has been more vital. Efficiency is most certainly the key to maintaining a successful business, and through the use of IT solutions, project management, a key component in business, can be made easy.  It is cost-effective and hassle free to...

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Managing Negativity in the Workplace

February 20, 2009
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By Craig Price There are a lot of various programs and books out there that claim they can eliminate all negativity. And while they are all well intentioned, they cannot deliver on that promise because negativity is a natural, ingrained thought process. You can’t get rid of it. Not completely, anyway. Even if you...

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Project Management Software – A Key to Successful Project Completion

February 19, 2009
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By Alice Lane There are several steps and tools that are imperative to running a successful project. Understanding the final outcome is important so you know what the goal is. Using planning tools to lay it out is also key to running one. Without having a visual checklist of each and every step along...

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The Big Day – A Stress-Free PMP Project Management Professional Exam

February 18, 2009
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By Joan Williams It’s well recognized that the more stress you feel on your Project Management Professional Exam day, the more you risk failure. After all, you’ve paid good money and proven your expertise as a project manager by your experience. Don’t let nerves get the best of you on exam day! You deserve...

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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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An 8 Point Plan for Passing the PMP or CAPM Exam

February 15, 2009
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John Reiling Any good Project Manager knows the importance of having a good plan. So, if you are preparing for the PMP or CAPM exam, wouldn’t it be a great idea to build a plan? As in life, many procrastinate, can’t find the time, and myriad other excuses, and do not get where they...

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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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PMP Project Management

January 31, 2009
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Cary Franklin Quality Management Facts The cost of quality is the money spent investing in training; in meeting requirements for safety and other laws and regulations; and in taking steps to ensure quality acceptance. The cost of nonconformance is the cost associated with rework, downtime, lost sales, and waste of materials. Some common quality...

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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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PMP Exam Preparation Software: Desirable Features

January 22, 2009
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Jessica Parklanes Choosing the right Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation Software can spell the difference between passing and failing the test. You must remember that about 25% of the PMP examination can be gleaned from books and online sources. This percentage might seem minuscule in comparison with the 75% information from the Project...

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