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The effect of project and portfolio management on share price

Another day, another report! But, it’s not simply the same failure/success report. This one focuses on the impact of successful project and portfolio management (PPM) on a companies share price.  Stock Shock, is written by Phil Thornton of Clarity Economics for the EPPM Board (sponsored by Oracle). Thornton points out in his introduction that a survey by the Economic Development … Read More >

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Who ‘owns’ project management in your company?

Ownership: Ensures that project management is used as an effective tool in the business ‘Encourages’ others in the company to use it on major projects Helps to create and build a project management structure for the business that ensures effectiveness of deliver e.g. a project office Ensures that project boards operate effectively Ensures that projects are aligned with the overall … Read More >

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How effective are your Project Boards

The room was booked, food and coffees organised, people invited and agenda and minutes distributed. But, what’s it all for and more importantly, was it worth it? There were 10 people on the Project Board and Departmental substitutes regularly came along and took more or less the whole meeting to get up to speed. The same 10 people rarely attended. … Read More >

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Leadership development + project management training = real difference

The weather at Heathrow airport was awful and for the first time ever, I felt dizzy on an aeroplane; and it was on the ground. When I looked at the wings, I understood why I felt so ill. The wind was moving the body of the plane and you could see the wings going up and down. As soon as … Read More >

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What are your project management New Year’s resolutions?

She told me directly; “I made this New Year’s resolution and I was good, really good for a week and then, it simply slipped away…” I  started to think about New Year’s resolutions that some project managers may have made: to focus on the risks that my projects may well face and how to manage them to ensure that changes … Read More >

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Clients want practical project management training….

I work with many professional staff whose exposure to projects has thus far been low or non-existent. They can be a marketer, a social worker, IT specialist, in HR to name but a small few. Many of these people are given ‘substantial tasks’ and find themselves needing help and support and training. This is where I come in. We normally … Read More >

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