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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion5 days ago

I wish I knew that when I first became a project manager…

Being a project manager is a fast-paced and exciting job. There is always something new to contend with, and two days are rarely the same. But here...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 month ago

Breaking into project management – could it be the career...

If you have a strong attention to detail and exceptional leadership skills, a career in project management could be ideal for you. As a project...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion2 months ago

Achieve project success through effective change management

One of the reasons why projects fail is because project managers fail to introduce new risk parameters once change has been implemented. In this...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion3 months ago

The complete guide to setting realistic project expectations

No matter whether you are a project management apprentice or you have years of experience, one of the most difficult challenges is setting realistic...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion4 months ago

A Quick Guide to the APM PMQ exam – what used to be APMP

If you want to make a career for yourself in project management, it is important to get the necessary accreditation. There are many different...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion5 months ago

How technology has impacted project management

Gone are the days when sharing platforms such as Google Drive and emails made up the basis of project management and collaboration. Over the past...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion6 months ago

Have you considered a project management apprenticeship?

Project management is a well-established but still growing profession, that has become increasingly important to companies and organisation in all...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion7 months ago

Estimating Project Costs

Cost management is one of the most important elements of managing any project. There is nothing worse than running out of money half way through a...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion8 months ago

How to ace your project management interview

First of all, congratulations on reaching the interview stage! Now, the real work begins. If you want to secure a job as a project manager, you need...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion9 months ago

Understanding the causes of project failure

Nothing in life is plain sailing, and this is definitely the case when it comes to project management. For project managers in the early stages of...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion10 months ago

How to prepare your team for a project

Once you have put in the project groundwork, i.e. you have chosen your team and chosen the most suitable methods and approaches, the next step is to...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion11 months ago

A guide to agile project management

There are many project management training courses today, which teach an array of different project management techniques. One of the fastest...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

How to create a successful project team

There are lots of components that come together to ensure you are successful as a project manager, from communicating effectively to managing a...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

Managing Remote Project Teams

Managing a project team is difficult enough, but when you have to contend with your team members being geographically dispersed, it becomes even...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

How Successful Project Managers Make the Most of Their Time

All project managers know that time management is an essential skill to develop if you want to be successful in managing projects. If you can't...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

Barriers to Cooperation in your Project Team

Have you ever worked in a project team where someone, or sometimes multiple someones, seem determined to create conflict, no matter what? When you...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

How To Achieve A Good Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is very difficult to achieve but it's important to ensure we are always able to perform our best at work, and yet still enjoy...

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

Project Management - Keep It Simple

Project management can be extremely complicated, but it needn't be. And it is beneficial for us all to simplify our processes from time to time....

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Michelle Symonds posted a new discussion1 year ago

Asking The Right Questions About a Project

We all know that few projects run smoothly but, as a project manager, you can help your project to avoid too many serious problems by making sure...

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