Project Management Articles

Why do so many projects still fail?

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Project management has been refined and improved immeasurably in the past 2 decades: methodologies and best practices are better defined and documented than ever and it has been shown that organisations which invest in training staff in a recognised methodology deliver more successful projects, more consistently. So it’s not surprising that many organisations continue to…

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How to give project feedback to your team

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As a project manager, it is your responsibility to monitor the performance of your team to ensure that everyone is on track, and so play an active role in helping the team to achieve their overall goals. To do this, it is important to give project feedback. However, the way in which you give feedback…

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Do you have what it takes to become a project manager?

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Are you considering project management as a career? There are many project management training courses available to help you kick-start your career in this area and more recently there are now opportunities to begin your career via a higher apprenticeship in project management. However, you may be wondering if you have what it takes to…

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How To Become Better at Time Management

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It seems every professional is busier than ever – much of it due to staff cuts and organisations expecting more from their employees. But it is possible to manage your time more effectively so you can be more productive even when you think you have less time and more to do! So here are my…

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Cyber Security: Yet Another Task for Project Managers?

Cyber Security Threats on Projects

Anyone who has worked as a project manager knows that the array of tasks that fall to the project manager is seemingly endless. Risk management, time management, people management, budgeting, motivational and diplomacy skills are just some of what a project manager needs to tackle in order to successfully manage a project. But, increasingly there…

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Advancing Your Career in a New Profession

Advancing your career as a project management

Almost all businesses and organisations are now project-centric and either have an in-house project management capability or use external project management consultants. Projects are a major part of all business environments as organisations strive to improve their products in the high-tech landscape and streamline processes for better cost-efficiency. And where projects tend to be complex,…

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How To Create The Perfect Project Manager CV

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We often talk about the importance of project management training, naturally we would being a PM training company. We like to emphasise the importance of training – it will help you personally and your organisation better execute your important projects; make them more successful. Training will also lead to better career prospects and a higher…

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Essential Elements in a Quality Management Process

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We all know that a good quality project is one in which the final outcome or deliverable meets the needs of the stakeholders and is “fit for purpose”. So a Quality Management Process aims to ensure the final deliverable does just that by focusing on quality throughout the project lifecycle; by incorporating it into the…

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New Professional Recognition for Project Managers

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In my last post I discussed the skills and qualities that project managers need to develop to be successful because they have such a varied role it can sometimes be difficult to know what skills are the most important. A good project manager will be able to engage just as effectively with senior management as…

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