All posts tagged 'Project Management'

Solidifying Your Project Procurement Management Plan

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Risk, Risk Management, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

Not all projects require procurement of goods and services. However, projects requiring procurement need an additional level of planning to avoid the common failures and pitfalls of determining, awarding, and managing procurement activities. By carefully planning and developing a Procurement Management Plan, project managers can ensure that all procurement activities..
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The Connected, Inspired, Hands-on Project Sponsor – Leading the Digital Charge

Posted on July 13th, 2018 · Posted in Project Management

Previously we opened this series explaining how technology is leading to the emergence of digital unicorns.  Following on, we now look at the role of the hands on project owner or sponsor. Digital disruption is shaking up the corporate world. There are more and more initiatives, ideas, projects, and products..
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Shattering 5 Common Myths – Moving Towards Better Project Management

Posted on June 30th, 2018 · Posted in Project Management, Training

If you’ve got a project on your hands, you will need to plan its development by organizing the resources at your disposal. You will also need to motivate these resources and control them, to develop the project successfully. What you basically need is successful project management from the ground up..
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4 Scheduling Skills Project Managers Can’t Live Without

Posted on June 13th, 2018 · Posted in Project Management, Task Management

One of the trickiest yet crucial points to effective project management is scheduling. Every project is all about timing. Some projects operate on tighter schedules than others, but when it comes down to laying out and scheduling tasks, timing is of the utmost importance. Estimating. Experienced project managers know that..
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The Four C’s to Maintaining Customer Relationships

Posted on May 25th, 2018 · Posted in Agile, Communication, Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Small Business

There are a number of realms to project management: risk management and response, budget management, leadership, talent and resource recruiting, resource management, communication, task management and organization, just to name a few. However, an additional area of project that doesn’t get much attention is customer and account relationships, which can..
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How Project Management Can Help You This Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 11th, 2018 · Posted in Communication, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

We’ve talked a lot about balancing a personal and professional life, particularly as a project manager and/or entrepreneur. For those professionals with a family, marriage or long-term relationship, you know how hard it can be to balance both. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, project managers and entrepreneurs who..
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Small Business Project Management Tips to Keep You Sane

Posted on October 21st, 2015 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Task Management, Team Management

Professional project managers and even small business entrepreneurs know that running or starting a new business, client account or project can be nothing short of crazy. There are a lot of factors, risks, and specifications to take note of and consider, not to mention plan a marketing strategy, risk response..
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How Project Managers Maintain Their Mental Health

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Leadership, Management, Project Management

It’s no secret that project management comes with its challenging and stressful days. From putting out fires to problem-solving to a phone that never seems to stop ringing, it’s a wonder some project managers keep from tearing through the hallways screaming. The truth is, project management isn’t always as easy..
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4 Scary Questions Entrepreneurs Ask about Project Management

Posted on March 26th, 2015 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Software, Task Management

So maybe you have had this idea. You have a special talent, you have a passion for a particular service, or you have a creative product to market. Regardless of your forte, you have the potential to go into business. But, whoa, it’s a business. Don’t you need an MBA..
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How to Manage Projects in a Changing Business Landscape

The world of business and project management has drastically changed over the last several years to a decade. We mostly have technology to thank for this. As we’ve discussed, technology has played a huge role in how communicate, manage teams, how we conduct business, and how to improve customers’ experiences...
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