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Project Planning Process – Video

This video by project management expert Rita Mulcahy offers useful tips for project managers. As a project manager, you have a great deal of responsibility. You are responsible for every single person involved in the project, and you are responsible for bringing the project into fruition. The planning stage of a project is one of […]

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6 Tips to Failing Fast

There are many well-established processes to successfully manage projects. Sadly, real-life projects do not have the ideal working conditions, and managers occasionally realize midway that they might not meet the required delivery date or they might overshoot the budget. Projects fail; this fact must be accepted. It is important to know how to get them […]

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5 Important Project Management Tools

While different project management skills are crucial for a project manager, project management tools, on the other hand, can be very useful for everyone involved in a particular project. These tools are helpful in any project in which different results are possible, risks exist and therefore requires resources, proper planning and organizing activities to be […]

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After the Assessment – 3 Steps to Take a Project from Concept to Completion

Project managers and project teams are often faced with delivering a product within a timeline and with a certain amount of funding. The time to complete a project may be the deciding factor with many of the team’s decisions. The budget of the owner may determine what is worked on and how much attention can […]

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5 Ways to Resolve Conflict on Your Project Team

Conflicts among project teams can be inevitable since people tend to have varying viewpoints, which can sometimes escalate to disagreements and conflicts in certain circumstances. The best way to reduce conflicts in a project management team is to deal with the issues immediately by not ignoring or procrastinating on resolving them. Also, the manner in […]

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4 Ways to Defend Your Project Budget

For every project to be successfully completed, it needs the backing of adequate resources from the concerned organization. As a professional project manager, you may have carefully considered every task in your project and come up with a budget reflecting the same. Like in any other project, the budget is one of the factors that […]

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Creating a Project Charter – Video

Project Charters Help Set the Course Every project needs a clear direction. At the same time, projects often encounter deviations and surprises along the way, throwing projects off track and project stakeholders out of sync. Therefore, just as important as a clear direction, projects need an agreed-upon map, detailing how to move from conception to […]

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Using Agile Project Management Methodologies in Any Project

Is it possible for Agile Project Management Methodologies to create a new ecosystem in the life cycle of Project Management? Agile Project Management (APM) has a proven track record of creating balance with advanced methods while remaining structured. Agile focuses on the customers needs, by communicating project expectations timely and directly with the customer. The […]

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5 Ways an Online Project Management System Can Reduce Stress

In any organization, during the development and implementation of a major project, there are innumerable stresses created at every level for those involved. Key players are continually stressed by deadlines, budgets and tasks while managers are burdened by their oversight responsibilities. The implementation of an online project management system (PMS) can go a long way […]

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What to Do When a Project is Failing

Companies that have a desire to be leaders in their industry tend to take on multiple projects and also to take risks. Such companies may experience the ‘red’ several times as their project enters failure mode. There is nothing wrong with that as it is all a part of the business experience. The answer to […]

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