Project Management

15 Critical Leadership Skills Needed Today !

March 3, 2009
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Author: Dennis Sommer In our current crazy business climate, managers and executives are becoming obsolete and are being replaced by leaders. The new manager/executive must be an expeditor and leader rather than an order giver and manager of people. In this article, I have documented what I have found to be the leadership skills...

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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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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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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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