Attending project management training in Manchester

Located in the North-West of England, Manchester is a thriving commercial hub and one of the biggest cities in the country. As a location to attend a project management training course, Manchester has everything that you could possibly need.  Transport Thanks to its substantial transport network, Manchester is easy to get to. It has its […]

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How to Pass Your Project Management Course with Flying Colours

Whether you already work in the field of project management or are looking at this as a new direction for your career, you will undoubtedly have come across the wide range of project management courses you could study. For many people, particularly those who are already undertaking a role successfully in the workplace it can […]

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A Guide to Quality Management in Project Management

It does not matter what sort of project you are working on; the importance of quality management is something we cannot underestimate. Whether you’re heading up a construction project or bringing a product to market, or even switching to a new technology, quality really does matter. Effective project quality management makes sure that your team […]

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A Guide to Benefits Management in Project Management

Whenever we embark on a project, there are benefits that we want to achieve. Benefits management is the process of identifying, defining, planning, tracking, and realising these benefits. It is all about making sure that you extract benefits from the outputs and outcomes of your project. With that being said, continue reading to discover everything […]

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The Definitive Guide to Learning Lessons in Project Management

There are various ways in which we learn lessons long after our project management training course has ended. During the course of a career in project management, no matter what field you’re in, it’s important to understand where these lessons come from, and how they can help us become a better project management. Here, we […]

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The Definitive Guide to Stakeholders in Project Management

Part of the role of project manager involves communicating with a wide range of individuals for the duration of the project. These individuals could include new members of the team to more experienced team members. It could also include people from suppliers to stakeholders. In this guide to stakeholders we look at why it is […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]