Posts Tagged ‘project management skills’

How To Become A Successful Project Manager – Building Blocks For Success

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Successful project management requires more than just the basics, it takes strategic thinking, an agile way of working and great people management skills.   Project managers know that their role needs to include the ability to schedule, delegate and make the financial figures add up. This is a basic requirement. However, not all project managers…

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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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Project Management Skills and Qualities All PMs Should Develop

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We all know that to secure the best project management roles, especially if you are coming new into an organisation, requires some sort of formal project management qualification in addition to the relevant experience as a project manager. Even introductory PM certifications such as the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (APM PFQ) shows that as a…

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Project Management: Is It Really a Profession?

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One of the major international project management organisations (APM – Association for Project Management) has been working hard to obtain chartered status for the profession in the UK. This is the type of recognition that a lawyer or accountant might enjoy; the case is currently at the court of appeal but it looks likely that…

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Is Project Management Undervalued Skill or Core Business Function?

The project management community expends plenty of energy discussing project management methods – arguing over the best approach for a project – the one most likely to ensure success, but often fail to think enough about the wider impact of a project and it’s effect on other projects that may be going on in different…

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Project Burnout – How to Spot it and How to Stop it

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Even if you are using a controlled approach to managing your projects and consider yourself to be a highly effective project manager with good experience and a proven track-record of successful projects, it is always possible that external factors beyond your control could contribute to a project that will cause burnout for you or your…

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5 Project Management Tips: Things That Really Matter

Regardless of which project management approach you subscribe to every project can benefit from some focus on elements that are relevant to all projects and all methodologies. We all want to improve our project success rate and consistently deliver projects we can be proud of so just what are the aspects that cut across the…

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