Archive for September, 2013

Project Procurement for Beginners

Posted on September 26th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management

So you’ve been assigned and stepped into the role as project manager. Congratulations! You’ve officially given up free time, vacations, and sleep. All joking aside, project management is a big job and there are many important responsibilities, components, and steps that go along with the job. Project procurement is one..
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What Does Being a Project Manager Mean?

Posted on September 18th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, PMP, Project Management

Many companies and organizations today establish a project management team to carry out a number of project-related tasks and responsibilities. Project management tasks and responsibilities certainly vary between project, stakeholder, and industry. Project management is where it’s at today. Being a certified project manager and having extensive technical and project..
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Staying on Top of Financial Project Management Goals

Posted on September 11th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Task Management

Smart planning, communication, and delegation put the budget on track – and keep it there. For most project managers and cost administrators in corporate departments, financial project management is an everyday occurrence. Dealing with business dollars is simply part of the routine for team members who work with vendors, undergo..
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Project Management is Time Management

Posted on September 11th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Project Management, Small Business

One of the greatest abilities that project managers have is time management. Not only is this an incredible asset and skill, it’s also a remarkable talent. In fact, many project managers have gotten pretty creative in their time management abilities in what they can master and how many tasks they..
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Project Management Skills versus Tech Skills: Which Do You Think Are More Valuable Today?

Posted on September 6th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Small Business

It is true that in the last decade at any form of technical skills have been a huge asset to organizations, companies in the corporate world, and even to small businesses. However, times are changing. While technical skills are still a great asset to a company, especially since a large..
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Five questions to answer before buying software for project management

Posted on September 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Reviews, Software, Tips and Tricks

People dive into project management tools far too quickly, in my opinion. We regularly deal with customers who have signed a 12 month contract for another service they wish they’d never agreed to – often it looked great in a demo but hasn’t performed half as well since. Although people..
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An In-depth Look into PMP Certification and why it Matters?

Posted on September 1st, 2013 · Posted in Agile, Education, Leadership

A publication from Project Management Institution alludes to a study by Economist Intelligence Report shows that at least 80% of global executives and professionals believe that having project management as a core competency helps them to remain competitive during recession. In another report by McKinsey, nearly 60% of senior executives..
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