Project management procurement process

Project Management Procurement – The Definitive Guide

When it comes to project management, there are a range of different areas that the project manager will need to oversee. These include the planning of the project, working with the project team and, of course, any procurement that is necessary for the project. Project procurement is a very interesting area of any project. However, […]

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The Definitive Guide to Project Leadership

The secret to success is great leadership, and this has never been more important than in the field of project management. A great leader is someone who isn’t afraid to actively get involved in the work that is needed for a project. They do this rather than sitting in their office handing out orders and […]

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Improving Your Decision-Making Skills As A Project Manager

As a project manager, you need to hone your skills in many different areas. One thing that you certainly need to be good at is making decisions. After all, every project features plenty of different important decisions that need to be made. With that being said, continue reading to discover some of the different ways […]

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The newest tools for project managers

Technology is continually changing with new and better solutions appearing on the marketplace all the time. If you are looking for the best project management software to help you put your project management skills to best use, here is our round up of some of the newest and best tools for project managers that are […]

AI, Automation and the project manager

Whatever company or industry you work in, it is highly likely that some aspects of every project will be difficult. This is despite the experience of the project team, project management courses they’ve attended and professional qualifications they’ve gained. That really is just the nature of project management and why it is different from business-as-usual. […]

project sustainability

Is it time to build sustainability into every new project?

In recent years, the idea of sustainability has become an increasingly important one. However, it has recently been pushed closer to the top of the agenda as a result of the report on climate change that was produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) in October 2019. The report suggested that […]

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Use A Project Manager For Your Post-Pandemic Contingency Plan

There is no denying that the pandemic has turned the business world on its head. Some businesses have been forced to close their doors due to the government regulations. There are then companies that have experienced huge drops in demand. However, with the roadmap to freedom recently announced, there is some light at the end […]

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Distance Learning Vs Face-to-Face Learning: Which Is Best?

Organisations that regularly implement project-based work agree that training courses for project managers are not just important, but essential. The field of project management is ever-changing, and to keep up with new approaches and methods, it is necessary to ensure that project management skills are always as up to date as possible. For this reason, […]

Project Management Education

Do Project Managers Need Technical Knowledge?

I have discussed many times before whether project managers need business or technical knowledge, specific to the industry in which they work, in order to successfully manage projects. They could have gained that knowledge either because they performed the business or technical role before becoming a project manager or simply that they have always managed […]

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Inspirational Female Leaders and Managers

Whilst the world of project management may be seen as a predominately male one, there are in fact some incredibly successful female leaders and managers out there who we can take inspiration from, whether we’re taking our first tentative steps into project management, or we’re just looking for someone to learn from. As we approach […]

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Project management promises you should make yourself for 2021

We’ve said goodbye to what was one of the strangest years ever and welcomed in 2021 with the hope that we will soon be seeing a new normal emerge. Making resolutions is easy, keeping them less so; here are some project management promises you should be making this year that don’t need to be difficult […]

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Project management software to consider during 2021

What is project management? Simply put, project management is being able to stay on top of your deadlines, keep track of your resources and your deliverables, keep good communication with your project team members and stakeholders and control every aspect of your project whilst steering it to a satisfactory outcome. This might seem like a […]

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Creative Project Manager – What does it take?

There are many unique challenges that await the creative project manager, and there is a unique range of skills that you might need in order to progress from good to great if you want to show that you have what it takes. In order to lead any team, a project manager needs to have a […]

Overcoming Project Hurdles

Overcoming project barriers for website project managers

As any project manager will tell you, when you work with a group of individuals there are always project barriers or obstacles involved. It can be very difficult to work with a diverse group of people and give them the right leadership to work together as a cohesive team. Although it is easy to learn […]

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Benefits of cloud computing for project managers

Businesses all over the world have embraced cloud computing and it has completely changed the way that applications and data are accessed and hosted. There are some significant ways in which cloud computing has altered the landscape of business computing and it is important for project managers to understand what this means for the role […]

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Which industries pay the best for project managers?

Project management is a recognised profession with chartered status available to those with the right skills, experience and qualifications. But the big question many newly qualified project managers might be asking is: which industries pay the best? Project management is becoming an increasingly popular career choice and can offer a well-defined and rewarding career path. […]

project management trends for 2021

3 Project management trends to take us into 2021

As we near the end of 2020, a year that the majority will be glad to see over, we can start to consider those project management trends that might be impacting the industry and coming with us into a brand new year. Remote and digital teams One huge thing that 2020 has taught us, for […]